Everyday electronics turn into piles of toxic trash when they reach a landfill. To help reduce the buildup, the Electronic Recycling Association launched a fundraising campaign that will benefit local charities.
In this edition: One country tackles food waste, a famous pro football player becomes the face of legislation affecting home-schoolers, and airlines crack down on what passengers can ship to increase safety.
Uber, Airbnb, and other companies in the collaborative economy are borrowing some of associations' key sources of value—collaboration and networks—and disrupting industries left and right, according to author Rachel Botsman.
Looking to make the leap to the C-suite or exec level? Two association executives discuss what to expect when making the jump.
With flammability concerns at play, a number of airlines have voluntarily banned bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries in recent months. PBRA: The Rechargeable Battery Association, the trade group that represents the makers of lithium-ion batteries, hopes to work with airline regulatory bodies to find a balance on the issue.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has clamped down on nonprofit organizations’ ability to operate in the country. A recent Washington Post report detailed just how dire the situation has become.
The state medical group announced that after decades of formal opposition, it will now remain neutral on legislation that would allow physicians to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The change puts CMA at odds on the issue with the American Medical Association.
The Travel Technology Association, leading the way with a new report, says that members of its association are being negatively impacted by airlines limiting access to real-time flight data—and in one case, removing said access entirely.
The Aluminum Association has been making the case for more canned beverages—which can be recycled more effectively than either plastic or glass bottles—and it has one taker so far: craft brewers.
One association provides the world an educational website on that Champagne fizzle. Plus: Learn all that "marketing automation" slang you've been hearing about.