Novo Nordisk launches the Copenhagen Catalogue of Good Practices in Diabetes to facilitate knowledge sharing within the diabetes community.
(3BL Media) September 3, 2012 - Today the Copenhagen Catalogue, a collection of concrete examples of good practices in diabetes care, is being launched. The catalogue originates from the European Diabetes Leadership Forum which took place in Copenhagen on 25-26 April 2012 emphasising that sharing information about the many existing successful practices is crucial in times of financial crisis.
Reward Volunteers 2.0 Has Launched; Cabot Hopes to More Than Double its Effectiveness in the Second Phase of the Program
(3BL Media) Cabot, VT – August 31, 2012 – Following a successful Phase One launch of Reward Volunteers earlier this year, Cabot Creamery - the New England and upstate New York dairy farm family-owned cooperative best known as “The Maker’s of the World’s Best Cheddar” - has expanded and re-launched Reward Volunteers 2.0.
New analysis on water research highlights the role interdisciplinary and international collaboration plays in the production of high impact research
(3BL Media) Stockholm - August 27, 2012 - Research into water is growing faster than the average 4% annual growth rate for all research disciplines, claims a new report presented by Elsevier and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) during the 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm. The report, “The Water and Food Nexus: Trends and Development of the Research Landscape” analysed the major trends in water and food-related article output at international, national and institutional levels.
NYC Investment Divas Win ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge
How would you like a 54.55% return on your investment portfolio? The NYC Investment Divas who participated in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge can boast about the solid results they delivered managing a $50,000 virtual portfolio the past three years as part of an integrated investment- and economic-literacy curriculum.
Youth Learn How to Avoid Pitfalls of Debt Accumulation
Lincoln University in Pennsylvania served as the host for the Chester County Futures College Expo sponsored by ING U.S. Partnering with Chester County Futures to deliver a financial-literacy seminar is part of the company's commitment to education.
More than 200 high school students in ninth through 12th grade had an opportunity to meet college admissions representatives from 38 Pennsylvania-based colleges and hear from businesses like ING U.S. to help them prepare for higher education and future careers.
(3BL Media) Bellevue, WA - August 22, 2012 – The Microsoft Alumni Foundation is recognizing a select group of alumni giving of themselves to help others at home and around the world. Today the Foundation announced the five finalists for the 2012 Integral Fellows Awards. A cornerstone program of the Foundation, the Integral Fellows Awards Program recognizes Microsoft alumni who have dedicated their lives to creating something extraordinary to help address challenges around the world.
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(3BL Media) Washington, DC - August 21, 2012 – Online registration is now open for Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day (ARD), the one day to educate and motivate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and for our environmental well-being.
Recognized annually on Nov. 15, ARD celebrates the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – all throughout the year.
For kids who don’t have much to call their own, an item as simple as a plastic pencil box can become a special treasure chest. This year, hundreds of children in Chandler, Ariz. are receiving pencil boxes from Intel, but they will hold more than just pencils, erasers and glue. They also contain a story about how creativity and dedication can change the way kids think about the environment.
At the heart of advancing corporate citizenship is organizational change, and that change comes in many forms. Whether it's the creation of strategy, the development of management structures, systems and policies, engaging employees and senior management, aligning initiatives to support the business, or embedding corporate citizenship into the culture and fabric of the business - these are all change challenges faced by corporate citizenship professionals. But no matter which challenges they face, the ability to lead effectively is critical.
The ING Money Makers, the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge team in Alameda, Calif., celebrated their successful money management skills during a Girls Inc. annual event Friday, July 27, where they received a “big check” from the ING Foundation. The team received $15,500, the gains from the initial $50,000 virtual portfolio that the girls participating in the program managed during the past three years.