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Tulane University to Present Key Conflict Minerals Findings at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Tulane University to present Conflict Minerals Burden Survey at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  This survey acts as a follow up to the October 2011 study, which analyzed the economic impact of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The latest study will now look at the realized impact affected companies are experiencing from conflict minerals legislation. 

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Third Annual Recycle-Bowl Competition

Visit Recycle-Bowl.org to Register Your School Today!
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, is again teaming up with Nestlé® Pure Life®, a brand of  Nestlé Waters North America, to announce the launch of the third Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition.

Verizon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lowell McAdam, Featured in Change The Equation

Engaging Youth in STEM Through Mobile Technology
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When I graduated from high school in the ‘70s, the path from school to career was pretty straightforward, even for a kid from rural Niagara County, New York. Agriculture was vibrant; Kodak and Xerox were down the road in Rochester. Technology generations lasted years, not months, and we didn’t have to worry about competition from China, India and the developing world.

Today, the challenges are a whole lot bigger, with technology driving the global economy at an ever-increasing pace. For example:

PwC to Speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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PwC to speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium in Los Angeles, Californa August 21-22, 2013.  Authors of the recent conflict minerals survey titled "How Companies are Preparing" will present key findings such as the level of understanding of the conflict minerals rule, as well as their progress towards compliance.

New Balance Announces Sponsorship of MIT Media Lab

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Originally appearing on WickedLocal.com

Athletic gear leader New Balance announced a multi-year sponsorship of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, an antidisciplinary research lab focused on creating new disciplines and breakthrough technologies.

CITGO Provides School Supplies To 108 Schools In First Annual Fueling Education Promotion

Winning Classrooms Announced
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HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today announced the 108 winners of its first-ever Fueling Education Promotion with Classwish. A total of 83 teachers, student teachers and PTA/PTO members across 27 states and the District of Columbia won $1,000 in school supplies for their classrooms. An additional 25 teachers that submitted entries through Instagram will receive a $100 CITGO Gift Card and $1,000 in supplies. 

Pearson plc Release Corporate Responsibility Report for 2012

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August 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pearson's 2012 Corporate Responsibility report highlights progress of our responsible business framework, developed to reflect the needs of our stakeholders. Pearson's purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning, this purpose informs and shapes our company strategy, and is the starting point of our responsibility framework. We believe our commercial goals and our social purpose are mutually reinforcing.

Subaru Provides Vehicles to the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Outreach Program

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The live raptors, skunks and snakes that visit classrooms in the tri-state area through the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will have a comfortable new means of transport, thanks to the generous support from Subaru. And so will their teacher-naturalists chaperones.

Sustainability: Water

An Online Video Collection from NBC Learn and the NSF
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“Climate change is changing the statistics, we can't use the past as avery good predictor anymore.”

Adobe Youth Voices: Kids take the mic

Adobe understands that sometimes being heard is everything.
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One night in Noida, India, Subbi M., an Adobe employee, was watching a professional dance troupe performance. He was about to head out after the show when he felt a tap on his shoulder.

“Do you remember me?”

It was one of the dancers, but the young man’s face was painted with makeup. Subbi couldn’t place him.

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