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Honey Bee Health Video

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Farmers are facing the challenge of providing more food for a growing population. As a company focused on sustainable agriculture, we recognize the importance of bees to both our business and growers. We are committed to supporting honey bee health and researching solutions for the complex challenges facing honey bees, an important ecosystem service provider and natural pollinator.

MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition Showcases Youth Inventions for Global Good

Underserved Students Nationwide Demonstrate How Invention Education Can Make a Positive Social Impact
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Portland, Ore., June 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition will kick off its 13th annual event Friday, June 21, 2013. Hosted by the Oregon chapter, the competition brings together the top 72 student inventors from across the nation to showcase their prototype solutions to a real-world problem. This year, students are using inventions to help address the unavailability of low-cost prosthetic arms for young amputees in developing countries.

HP Product Return and Recycling

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Since 1987 when we began recycling hardware, HP has recovered over 2.3 billion pounds of products for reuse and recycling. HP helps extend the life of IT hardware through our remanufacturing programs, reducing environmental impacts and making IT equipment accessible to more people. We recycle products that are no longer suitable for reuse. 

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium | Ultimate Compliance Training

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Thought leaders are gathering for the first ever Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, CA on August 21 and 22 of this year. 

The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary promulgation date of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Monsanto’s Robert T. Fraley Named 2013 World Food Prize Laureate

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ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At the 2013 World Food Prize Announcement Ceremony held today at the U.S. State Department, Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robert T. Fraley, Ph.D., was named a 2013 World Food Prize Laureate. Fraley’s recognition is for the research he and his teams pioneered in plant biotechnology and its application to advanced breeding and crop improvement techniques in agriculture.

Fraley will share the prestigious prize with Marc Van Montagu, Ph.D., and Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D.

Youth Rise Up to Improve Human Rights Situation

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

Presenting AMD’s 2012/2013 Corporate Responsibility Report & Summary

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June 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - We appreciate your interest in AMD and our commitment to corporate responsibility. This is our 18th consecutive annual corporate responsibility report. Our information is available in several formats to engage the broadest possible audience:

Turning Audits into Actionable Data

Protecting Your Bottom Line With Social Audits
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With board-level attention on SEC regulation requirements and heightened human rights violations, global brands must deliver value to consumers and shareholders AND meet environmental and social standards deemed desirable by a few very vocal members of the general public. 

Protecting the bottom line requires that companies implement programs to avoid tragic supplier events linked to their brand and take a proactive stance in creating, improving and maintain a positive public relations image. 

George Lakoff Part I: The Message

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They say actions speak louder than words, but words are pretty important, too. This week and next on Sea Change Radio, we welcome George Lakoff, the prolific author and longtime professor of cognitive linguistics from UC Berkeley. He discusses the significant concept of linguistic framing and how it relates to both progressives and conservatives.

Monsanto Company Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

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ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2012 Sustainability Report. The report focuses both on how the company operates its business and how it is working with partners to help with the challenge of feeding 9 billion people expected to inhabit Earth by 2050.

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