Light To Guide Our Feet
Light To Guide Our Feet

Menu

Collapse

Search Result

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

What's Going On

Collapse

There are currently 155 users online. 7 members and 148 guests.

Most users ever online was 3,930 at 06:07 PM on 04-20-2019.

7 results in 0.0112 seconds.
Keywords
Members
Tags
chain x
  •  

  • U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries

    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries | site |



    In Concert with White House Report on Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, DOE Takes Immediate Steps to Create Jobs and Secure America’s Economic Competitiveness



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Energy press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    Washington, D.C. - - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced new immediate policy actions to scale up a domestic manufacturing supply chain for advanced battery materials and technologies. These efforts follow the 100-Day review of advanced batteries—directed by President Biden’s Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains—which assesses vulnerabilities and opportunities in the current and forecasted battery supply chain landscape, and identifies policy recommendations to address them. Together, these actions will position the U.S. to lead an emerging global market,
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Biden Administration Recommends Policy Changes to Secure U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

    Biden Administration Recommends Policy Changes to Secure U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    The White House, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released a series of policy recommendations to address the vulnerabilities in U.S. pharmaceutical supply chains. Led by FDA and ASPR, the White House report and its recommendations have been accepted by President Biden. "Last year the American people experienced a widespread and significant shortage of N95 respirators for healthcare workers and masks to protect essential workers and others, and year after year we see shortages of medicines and medical supplies like saline,” said FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock. “Pharmaceutical supply chai
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Actions Taken Under ICTS Supply Chain Executive Order

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Actions Taken Under ICTS Supply Chain Executive Order | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Commerce press release dated: March 17, 2021) Today, the Department of Commerce served subpoenas on multiple Chinese companies that provide information and communications technology and services (ICTS) in the United States. The subpoenas were issued to support requirements for the review of transactions pursuant to Executive Order 13873. The actions taken today are an important step in investigating whether the transactions involving these companies meet the criteria set forth in the Executive Order. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “The Biden-Harris Administration has been clear that the unrestricted use of untrusted ICTS poses a national security risk. Beijing has engaged in conduct that blunts our technological edge and threatens ou...
    See more | Go to post

  • Commerce Department Issues Interim Rule to Secure the ICTS Supply Chain

    Commerce Department Issues Interim Rule to Secure the ICTS Supply Chain

    Commerce Department Issues Interim Rule to Secure the ICTS Supply Chain | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Commerce press release dated: January 14, 2021)

    Pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13873, “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services (ICTS) Supply Chain,” today U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross issued an interim final rule to address the national security, economic security, and public health and safety concerns related to ICTS Transactions. The rule will ensure the resilience of, and trust in, our Nation’s ICTS supply chain, and, for the purposes of this rule, identifies six foreign governments or foreign non-government persons as foreign adversaries: the People’s Republic of China (China), the Russian Federation (Russia), the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran), the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), the Republic of Cuba (Cuba),...
    See more | Go to post

  • Report to Congress - - - Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain

    Report to Congress - - - Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain

    Report to Congress: Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note: December 23, 2020) To address human trafficking, including forced labor, in the seafood sector, the Department of State and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have submitted a joint report to Congress, “Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain,” pursuant to Section 3563 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (P.L. 116-92). The report lists countries at risk for having human trafficking in their seafood catching and processing industries, provides detailed descriptions, risk assessments, and recommendations. The fishing sector has inherently high risk for human trafficking. The work is considered hazardous and often relies heavily on a low-skilled, migrant, easily replaced workforce, vulnerable to trafficking. Fishing is also inheren...
    See more | Go to post

  • Trump Administration Partners with Chain and Independent Community Pharmacies to Increase Access to Future COVID-19 Vaccines

    Trump Administration Partners with Chain and Independent Community Pharmacies to Increase Access to Future COVID-19 Vaccines| site |


    (November 12, 2020) - - Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published the following information: To maximize access to COVID-19 vaccines for all Americans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the U.S. government’s partnerships with large chain pharmacies and networks that represent independent pharmacies and regional chains. Through the partnership with pharmacy chains, this program covers approximately 60 percent of pharmacies throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Through the partnerships with network administrators, independent pharmacies and regional chains will also be part of the federal pharmacy program, further increasing access to vaccine across the country—particularly in traditionally underserved areas. “Ensuring a...
    See more | Go to post

  • Statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Press Secretary on Recent Media Reports of Potential Supply Chain Compromise

    Statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Press Secretary on Recent Media Reports of Potential Supply Chain Compromise




    (October 6, 2018) - - Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the following information: “The Department of Homeland Security is aware of the media reports of a technology supply chain compromise. Like our partners in the UK, the National Cyber Security Centre, at this time we have no reason to doubt the statements from the companies named in the story. Information and communications technology supply chain security is core to DHS’s cybersecurity mission and we are committed to the security and integrity of the technology on which Americans and others around the world increasingly rely. Just this month – National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – we launched several government-industry initiatives to develop near- and long-te...
    See more | Go to post

Menu

Collapse

Trending

Collapse

  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Actions to Bolster Domestic Supply Chain of Advanced Batteries | site |



    In Concert with White House Report on Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, DOE Takes Immediate Steps to Create Jobs and Secure America’s Economic Competitiveness



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Energy press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    Washington, D.C. - - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced new immediate policy actions to scale up a domestic manufacturing supply chain for advanced battery materials and technologies. These efforts follow the 100-Day review of advanced batteries—directed by President Biden’s Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains—which assesses vulnerabilities and opportunities in the current and forecasted battery supply chain landscape, and identifies policy recommendations to address them. Together, these actions will position the U.S. to lead an emerging global market,
    ...
    06-11-2021, 05:01 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Biden Administration Recommends Policy Changes to Secure U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Biden Administration Recommends Policy Changes to Secure U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release dated: June 8, 2021)

    The White House, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released a series of policy recommendations to address the vulnerabilities in U.S. pharmaceutical supply chains. Led by FDA and ASPR, the White House report and its recommendations have been accepted by President Biden. "Last year the American people experienced a widespread and significant shortage of N95 respirators for healthcare workers and masks to protect essential workers and others, and year after year we see shortages of medicines and medical supplies like saline,” said FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock. “Pharmaceutical supply chai
    ...
    06-10-2021, 11:08 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Actions Taken Under ICTS Supply Chain Executive Order
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Actions Taken Under ICTS Supply Chain Executive Order | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Commerce press release dated: March 17, 2021) Today, the Department of Commerce served subpoenas on multiple Chinese companies that provide information and communications technology and services (ICTS) in the United States. The subpoenas were issued to support requirements for the review of transactions pursuant to Executive Order 13873. The actions taken today are an important step in investigating whether the transactions involving these companies meet the criteria set forth in the Executive Order. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “The Biden-Harris Administration has been clear that the unrestricted use of untrusted ICTS poses a national security risk. Beijing has engaged in conduct that blunts our technological edge and threatens ou...
    03-23-2021, 12:46 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Commerce Department Issues Interim Rule to Secure the ICTS Supply Chain
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Commerce Department Issues Interim Rule to Secure the ICTS Supply Chain | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Commerce press release dated: January 14, 2021)

    Pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13873, “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services (ICTS) Supply Chain,” today U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross issued an interim final rule to address the national security, economic security, and public health and safety concerns related to ICTS Transactions. The rule will ensure the resilience of, and trust in, our Nation’s ICTS supply chain, and, for the purposes of this rule, identifies six foreign governments or foreign non-government persons as foreign adversaries: the People’s Republic of China (China), the Russian Federation (Russia), the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran), the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), the Republic of Cuba (Cuba),...
    01-20-2021, 09:51 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Report to Congress - - - Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Report to Congress: Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note: December 23, 2020) To address human trafficking, including forced labor, in the seafood sector, the Department of State and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have submitted a joint report to Congress, “Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain,” pursuant to Section 3563 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (P.L. 116-92). The report lists countries at risk for having human trafficking in their seafood catching and processing industries, provides detailed descriptions, risk assessments, and recommendations. The fishing sector has inherently high risk for human trafficking. The work is considered hazardous and often relies heavily on a low-skilled, migrant, easily replaced workforce, vulnerable to trafficking. Fishing is also inheren...
    12-24-2020, 05:40 AM

Menu

Collapse

Menu

Collapse

Working...
X