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The Colors of Health and Hope


by David Marbaugh

Courtenay Fields, a member of our sales team from North Carolina, served as a Connecting Hearts Abroad ambassador in Tanzania in 2011—the first year of our global volunteer program that deploys Lilly employees from around the world to serve in impoverished communities for two weeks. Can 14 days really make a difference? We think so. But you decide after reading her story.

Abbott Partners with Music Saves Lives® to Encourage Young Donors to Give the Gift of Blood

Press Release

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Blood transfusion is a life-saving treatment that helps save millions of lives every year.

Former Ambassador Barrie Walkley to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium


Former U.S. Special Advisor for Africa’s Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo until June, 2013 was Ambassador R. Barrie Walkley. In 2011 he addressed deep rooted issues taking place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, and Burundi. Walkey was formally appointed by Hilary Clinton to coordinate U.S. foreign policy on Africa’s regional complications with a focus on conflict minerals and violent militias.

Conflict Minerals Compliancy Fuels Growth For Source Intelligence


SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation is the latest multi-billion dollar corporation to tap Source Intelligence to undertake their compliance with the conflict minerals due diligence requirement under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In June, the company signed a three year contract with Source Intelligence.

Weyerhaeuser Reaches Safety Milestone

Lowest Recordable Incident Rate in company’s history – 0.76

Weyerhaeuser’s commitment to employee and contractor safety is the highest company value, as reported in its on-line Sustainability Report. From senior leadership to front-line supervisors, visible, consistent commitment to safety makes a significant impact. Weyerhaeuser leaders hold themselves and others accountable for demonstrating caring, safe behaviors and correcting hazardous situations. Employees are fully engaged and share responsibility and accountability for safety.

The company has two health and safety goals associated with its Sustainability Roadmap:

Responsible Sourcing Networks Patricia Jurewicz to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium


Since 2006, Responsible Sourcing Network, a project of As You Sow, founder and director, Patricia Jurewicz, addresses labor and human rights abuses. Currently Jurewicz is involved with the PPA for Responsible Mineral Trade, the Cotton Coalition, ICCR’s Human Trafficking Group, and the Conflict Free Smelter Program. With 20 years of diverse experiences related to supply chain manufacturing and corporate responsibility, she will be speaking at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.

Brad Brooks-Rubin to Speak on Transforming the Conflict Minerals Trade at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium


Former Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the United States Department of State, Brad Brooks-Rubin to speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium among other great speakers diving into the complex law Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act SEC 1502.

Houston Students Head Back to School with Safety Message


The City of Houston hosted its annual Mayor's Back To School Festival at the University of Houston's main campus last Saturday. The event supports families who can't afford the costs of getting their child ready for school. Union Pacific took the opportunity not only to lend a hand, but to spread its safety message.

ARAMARK Healthy For Life™ Empowers Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Integrated Approach Pairs Healthy Menus With Nutrition and Wellness Programs at Thousands of Locations across North America
Press Release

Philadelphia, PA, August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/– ARAMARK is empowering millions to live healthier lives by bringing Healthy for Life™, its commitment to improve health and well-being, to thousands of colleges and universities, workplaces, healthcare facilities and other locations where the company serves more than two billion meals each year.

Paul Dewar Sponsor of Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill To Speak In Los Angeles Next Month

Global Leaders Gather for Conflict Minerals Symposium August 21-22
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Canadian NDP Take World Stage Announcing Conflict Minerals Bill

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