Health and Wellness CSR News

Driving May Increase Skin Cancer Risk for Men

Skin cancer on drivers’ left side likely due to exposure through side window glass
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May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Men tend to drive more than women, and their risk of skin cancer increases because they have more exposure to harmful rays from the sun. According to a new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology*, men get more cancer in the “peripheral” areas of the scalp, forehead, temples, ears and neck (57 percent) than women (21 percent). Peripheral area cancers were more common on the left side (driver’s side) on the head in men, and the right side in women.

540 Million New Consumers Expect Conflict Free Sourcing from Your Brand

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economics proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

Confront Your Compliance Woes | Q&A Session with Industry Expert

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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?”

Source Intelligence understands there are an abundance of questions surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and we devote ourselves to answering your compliance woes. In order to address your concerns Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based 'open house' webinar, this Thursday at 10 AM PT.

Infographic & Video: Invest an Acre

Fighting rural hunger, together
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Even though America’s farmers are among the most productive and efficient in the world, hunger is still a significant problem in America. Nearly 15 percent of all rural households are regularly without food – that’s around 3 million households in the very communities where much of the world’s food supply is raised. In addition, one out of every six people goes hungry regularly in the United States.

The End of the Party?: GE to Open Helium Reuse Plant as Shortage Worsens

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Brigitte Prat runs Lulu’s Cuts & Toys, a popular hair salon and toy store in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood. Prat is famous for rewarding new bobs, bangs, and fauxhawks with trademark orange balloons, but she is having second thoughts. “I used to put one on every arm and every stroller that rolled through my store, but now I keep them behind the counter,” she says. “I am paying an arm and a leg for my helium. I may have to start charging.”

Straus Family Creamery Introduces New, Organic Ice Cream Flavors: Cookies & Cream and Vanilla Chocolate Chip – both are gluten free

Two beloved flavors, with Straus Family Creamery’s authentic, fresh dairy taste
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Petaluma, Calif., May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for summer and in response to the growing demand for gluten-free desserts, Straus Family Creamery is proud to announce two new ice-cream flavors: Cookies & Cream, and Vanilla Chocolate Chip. Cookies & Cream is the first and only certified organic, gluten-free version of this flavor on the market today.

Straus Family Creamery introduces NuScoop™ – the new “energy bar” for the ice cream section

Organic ice-cream satisfaction and complete nutrition combined make a delicious, healthy treat
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Petaluma, Calif., May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Straus Family Creamery, known for its high-quality, organic, dairy product line, introduces NuScoop, an innovative snack or meal supplement that provides organic, complete nutrition in the form of a frozen dairy dessert. NuScoop is real, organic food without any artificial or genetically modified ingredients. This first ever “energy bar for ice-cream lovers” is available in 4oz.

HP Honored in GBCHealth Awards

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By Michael Thacker

The potential for private sector engagement with the world’s most pressing global health issues is vast, and the impact of well-targeted corporate initiatives is growing rapidly. Today’s outstanding programs were showcased at the Roosevelt Hotel, New York City in Business Action on Health Awards at this year’s Global Business Coalition Health Conference (15-17 May).

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