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Helping Students Prepare for Future Careers

Baxter-sponsored programs provide students with real-life career training, networking opportunities and leadership skill development
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Baxter.com feature story

They came by bus. They came by train. They spent hours commuting to Baxter's facilities in Deerfield, Ill. and Round Lake, Ill. – and for some it was one of their first opportunities to spend much time outside the urban Chicago neighborhoods where they grew up. But nearly all of them said it was one of the most enriching and confidence-building weeks of their lives.

The SEC Defends Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

The Washington DC court of appeals hears arguments challenging the conflict minerals provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act
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For the second time the regulations put forth in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act are being challenged. This time a business consortium brought the SEC before the DC Circuit court where 3 judges heard arguments from Peter Keisler from the business coalition and Tracey Hardin from the SEC.

RSF Winter Quarterly: What is the Power of Creativity

Newsletter

In the latest issue of the RSF Quarterly, we focus on the importance of the arts as a healing process and its power to transform people and place. Associate Professor at California Institute of Integral Studies Denise Boston expounds on expressive arts as a therapeutic process.

Introducing The Adobe Youth Voices Scholars Blog Series

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Earlier this year, 25 highly talented Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) students were selected to receive scholarships to help them pursue higher education in a creative field. We are pleased to announce that the first group of scholarship recipients will be contributing blog posts sharing their experiences in post-secondary school and updating us on their creative projects.

SEC Posts New Form SD on Its Website

Issuers with conflict minerals necessary to production must provide a specialized disclosure report on the new Form SD by May 31st of each year
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Last Friday, the SEC posted a new Form SD on its website. The SD form is used by companies to disclose requirements implemented under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which relates to any publicly traded company whose products are identified as containing one or more of the four conflict minerals (tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold also known as “3TG”) suspected to have originated in the DRC or surrounding countries.

Is Your Companies Program for Conflict Minerals Compliance The Right One?

Discover the 4 prevailing approaches in Source Intelligence’s analysis paper
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On May 31, 2014 under Section 1502 of the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule, U.S. publicly traded companies will have to file a special disclosure for the 12-month reporting period ending on December 31, 2013. The aim of the rule, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, is to provide transparency into corporate practices and specifically to reduce funding for armed groups involved in human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries.

Welcoming New Faculty To DSI For The Spring Semester

Press Release

January 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The challenges we face and the opportunities we have to address them change constantly. And so do we. This semester at MFA Design for Social Innovation, we’re honored to welcome six remarkable new faculty members, and some new courses, to our program.

Eden Corner Express CITGO Donates Funds to Eden and Campbellsport Elementary Schools

"Penny Per Gallon" Campaign Raises More Than $1,200 for Local Parent Teacher Organizations
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EDEN, Wis., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Retailer Eden Corner Express donated more than $1,200 dollars to the Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) at Eden Elementary School and Campbellsport Elementary School. Throughout the month of October, the station held a "Penny Per Gallon" promotion where one cent from every gallon of gas pumped at the Eden Corner Express CITGO was pledged to help the schools. The funds were awarded at PTO meetings in November for each school. 

An Analysis of 4 Prevailing Approaches of Conflict Minerals Compliance Programs

Source Intelligence Releases New Paper
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On May 31, 2014 under Section 1502 of the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule, U.S. publicly traded companies will have to file a special disclosure for the 12-month reporting period ending on December 31, 2013. The aim of the rule, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, is to provide transparency into corporate practices and specifically to reduce funding for armed groups involved in human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries.

Mega Brand Intel and Robin Wright

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The international Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is taking place this week and it has had a powerful effect on bystanders, especially when the CEO of Intel, Brian Krzanich took the stage. Every year the trade show draws an audience over a 100,000 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada. During Krzanich’s keynote he took a moment to announce that all microprocessors sold in 2014 will be Conflict-Free of any raw minerals that have derived from grave human rights abuses in Africa.

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