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Your Conflict Minerals Reporting Questions Answered in Webinar

Source Intelligence to answer your companies questions in preparation for the end of the conflict minerals reporting period on December 31, 2013
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With the conclusion of Source Intelligence’s Virtual Conflict Minerals Symposium series, many questions have been issued regarding corporate sustainability, regulatory compliance and social responsibly initiatives.

BNY Mellon Supports Victims of Philippines Typhoon

Company makes an initial corporate donation of US$125,000 to support relief efforts and will match all employee contributions
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November 13, 2013 /3Bl Media/ - BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, announced today it is making an initial corporate donation of US$100,000 to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to support relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.  The company is also donating a further $25,000 to help Stop Hunger Now ship 100,000 packed meals to the Philippines.  BNY Mellon will match employee individual donations toward Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts, dollar for dollar, through the company’s Disaster Relie

Waste Management Wins Environmental Services Contract with American Electric Power

Waste Management Will Manage and Market Fly Ash
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HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Energy Services division has been awarded a contract to provide coal combustion product marketing and onsite landfill management services to American Electric Power (AEP) at three of its power plants in the Texas-Oklahoma region. Under the contract, Waste Management’s FlyAshDirect division will market fly ash, a substance generated during the combustion of coal, for reuse.

Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful Announce Partnership with FreshDirect to Coincide with America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

‘I Want to Be Recycled’ Campaign Appears on FreshDirect Delivery Boxes
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful are partnering with popular online grocer, FreshDirect, to feature messaging from their national I Want to Be Recycled public service advertising (PSA) campaign on all FreshDirect delivery boxes. The collaboration, announced in advance of America Recycles Day (Nov. 15), is a part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling and encourage recycling to become a daily social norm.

Focus on Senior Female Leadership at Mars, Incorporated

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Global Sustainability Director Kate Wylie speaks to GreenBiz about how she is driving sustainable development within Mars Read more

 

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Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Ravens, UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia celebrate grand opening of the Park Heights Youth Development Park

Baltimore Ravens lead youth football clinic for local students
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BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Ravens and UnitedHealthcare today celebrated the grand opening of the Park Heights Youth Development Park with a special ribbon-cutting. The construction and development of the park was made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare through its participation in the CBS EcoMedia WellnessAd program.

Dodd-Franks Role in the M23 Rebel Surrender

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For the last year and a half, the M23 Rebels have been a devastating force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), committing horrible acts and enslaving the areas citizens. Recently their leader admitted defeat to a government that has not had many victories.  This poses a major opportunity for the government to build momentum to end the violence in the DRC. 

Verizon Commits $100,000 Grant and Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Typhoon Victims in the Philippines

Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees’ Donations to ‘Save the Children’; Charges for Long-Distance Calls and Texting to Stricken Region Will Be Waived
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon is calling on its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated a wide area of the central Philippines.

Source Intelligence to Offer Open House Demo November 13th

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With the increased demand on companies to comply with the conflict minerals due diligence requirement under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Source Intelligence will be offering an open house demonstration of their platform to those looking for the complete solution. The open house demo will take place November 13, 2013, 4pm-5pm PDT.

Waste Management Urges You To Recycle Often. Recycle Right.sm

America Recycles Day is a great time to focus on the right way to recycle
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HOUSTON, TX, November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Waste Management (NYSE: WM) is a proud sponsor of America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), which will take place this Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. To highlight this day, Waste Management will take part in celebrations across the country, from California to Washington D.C., to encourage customers to continue their good recycling habits and to recycle the right way for maximum benefit. 

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