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The New Yorker’s “Form and Fungus” Shows How Student-led Invention and Innovation can Lead to Technologies and Companies with the Power to Change the World

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Hadley, Mass., May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) helps move student innovations out of the classroom, out of the lab, and into the marketplace to improve people’s lives, as evidenced by an article in a special Innovators Edition of The New Yorker magazine on newsstands this week.

Union Pacific Shows Off New Training Car and Foam Trailer During Drill

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More than 100 first responders – including Union Pacific personnel – took part in a multi-agency disaster drill in Rochelle, Ill., May 8.

For UP personnel, the drill started when Matthew Thompson, manager-Hazardous Materials, notified the Response Management Communications Center (RMCC) that a tornado had been spotted near the Global 3 Intermodal Facility. A manifest train was in the area, and an unknown number of cars were reported as derailed and fire was visible.

Join Source Intelligence & SRZ at NRF 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit

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Attending the National Retail Federations 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit in Dallas, Texas today?  Be sure not to miss the "Ensuring Your Supply Chain is Conflict Minerals Free” panel discussion to get exclusive information from the experts on their experiences and the challenges behind Conflict Minerals Compliance.

Learn how you can get your Conflict Minerals Rule compliance questions answered one-on-one HERE.

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, Not your Run-of-the-Mill Event

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In today's media driven world, global brands must be more focused than ever on keeping customers happy, and corporate social responsibility is their #1 demand.

With Conflict Minerals awareness at an all time high as we approach the one-year anniversary of the Final Ruling, companies have done their research and are now beginning to implement their compliance programs.  Now we are seeing a movement towards the future of supply chain in our ever connected, global economy and global brands want to know what is next.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to hear Alaska Climate Change Case

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By Lawrence Hurley | 20 May 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an Alaskan village’s claim that it should be able to sue oil companies and utilities for damages attributed to climate change.

Lawyers for the village of Kivalina wanted various named defendants responsible for greenhouse emissions, including Exxon Mobil Corp, Chevron Corp and Duke Energy Corp , to pay damages for greater flooding and erosion that they say have caused by a reduction in sea ice.

Romanian Teenager Wins Big for Low-Cost, Self-Driving Car Innovation

Ionut Budisteanu of Romania Wins Top Prize at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
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May 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Ionut Budisteanu, 19, of Romania was awarded first place for using artificial intelligence to create a viable model for a low-cost, self-driving car at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public.

No Shortage of Questions Surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and the Leading Platform

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Which suppliers are in scope?”, “Should we handle compliance internally, externally or with a blended approach?”, “How should we define due diligence?”

There certainly is no shortage of questions surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and Source Intelligence will answer each and every one of them. To address concerns Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based  'open house' of our robust platform.\

Union Pacific Recognizes Companies for Chemical Transportation Safety

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Omaha, Neb., May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific Railroad named 63 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety. The award recognizes Union Pacific customers that implemented successful prevention and corrective plans and achieved a rate of zero non-accident releases (NARs) for regulated hazardous materials shipments.

Venture Inside the Leading Compliance Platform - Source Intelligence

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“Which suppliers are in scope?”, “Should we handle compliance internally, externally or with a blended approach?”, “How should we define due diligence?”

There certainly is no shortage of questions surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and Source Intelligence will answer each and every one of them. To address concerns Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based  'open house' of our robust platform.

Take this opportunity to ask the compliance questions that pertain to your specific situation. Register for Thursday, May 23, 2013 demonstration at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT.

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