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Will Companies Be Prepared To Disclose All By Deadline?

In article, Chris Bayer wonders, one year into the Dodd Frank Section 1502 ruling, if companies are in a position to report
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Many publicly traded companies are hard pressed to find a solution by May 2014, when they must disclose the origin of conflict minerals contained in their products.  After Source Intelligence put on the Global Conflict Mineral symposium in August, Chris Bayer wondered is companies are prepared to disclose all.

Read Mr. Bayer’s full article HERE

Blog Series - Collective Impact in Public Health

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From Maine to Iowa to California, collective impact is helping to address childhood obesity by facilitating changes in the built environment, regional food systems, school nutrition and physical activity policies, and messaging around nutrition and physical activity, to name but a few intervention strategies.

Chrysler Group Fights Cancer

How the automaker rallied nearly 350 employees in Detroit to make a long-term commitment to the fight against cancer.
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Michael Jessamy is a big, strong, fit guy who has never smoked and rarely drank. So imagine his shock when the dull ache in his neck – which doctors initially blamed on allergies – turned out to be stage 4 throat cancer. It just came out of nowhere.

“No one could tell me the cause,” the Chrysler Group executive recalls.

BVU Leads Northeast Ohio In Pro Bono Week

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Cleveland, Ohio, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, an organization that links business volunteers with nonprofit organizations, is participating in Pro Bono Week (October 20th – 26th).  BVU will build awareness and lead Northeast Ohio’s pro bono initiative. Taproot Foundation is convening intermediaries like BVU to take part in Pro Bono Week which is a celebration of the global pro bono movement.

Lilly’s Global Day of Service Supports Indy DO Day Initiative

Globally, more than 20,000 Lilly employees will help improve communities in 60 countries
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INDIANAPOLIS, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) sixth Global Day of Service in Indianapolis will look a little different this year. Lilly employees will join thousands of other volunteers from local community and civic-based organizations in a city-wide initiative known as Indy DO Day. Together, this united army of volunteers will make Indianapolis a better place to live.

Bruce Klafter, Senior Director of EH&S at Flextronics International

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This month we introduce you to Bruce Klafter, Senior Director of EH&S with Flextronics International, one of the members who helps make our network so unique.
 
Why did you join NAEM?
NAEM is one of the most effective organizations in this space. You get a lot of things you can bring back into your job and improve what you’re working on. It’s also very focused with a high caliber of members.
 

Debate on Changing the Blood Alcohol Concentration Limit

Opinion- Change the BAC Level vs. Keep the BAC Level
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Blood Alcohol Concentration Limits

In the United States, the National Transportation Safety Board has recommended States lower their blood alcohol concentration limits. Two experts debate whether to maintain the current limit at 0.08 percent or lower it for the first time in 13 years to 0.05 percent.

 
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Blood Alcohol Concentration Limits

In the United States, the National Transportation Safety Board has recommended States lower their blood alcohol concentration limits. Two experts debate whether to maintain the current limit at 0.08 percent or lower it for the first time in 13 years to 0.05 percent.

 

Novo Nordisk South Africa leads industry as a ‘best place to work’

South Africa names the best places to work and Novo Nordisk takes the pharmaceutical industry top spot.
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October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On 3 October 2013, Novo Nordisk South Africa was ranked number 1 in the Deloitte Best Company to work for survey of 2013 in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical category.

The survey, which has been running for 14 years, analyses the input of employees from 113 companies to ascertain which company they consider to be the best employer to work for.

Pink Pits, Bedazzled Bras and Recycled Cards to Raise Money for the American Cancer Society in October

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Pink is everywhere, shirts, shoes, water bottles, etc. all in the name of Breast Cancer Awareness. However, thanks to the support of Caesars Entertainment, it will appear in places and in ways you would never expect; everywhere from poker tables to Battle of the Bra fashion show auctions across North America. This marks Caesars Entertainment’s second year seeking to raise awareness of preventative health and treatment of breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

UnitedHealthcare Funds City of Arlington’s New River Legacy Parks ‘Play Trail’

New play pods provided by UnitedHealthcare through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program
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Arlington, Texas, Oct. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The City of Arlington and UnitedHealthcare celebrated the completion of the new River Legacy Parks ‘Play Trail’ today with a ribbon-cutting event at the park that included elected officials, community leaders, corporate VIPs, local families and volunteers. UnitedHealthcare’s funding for the Play Trail included two new play pods installed along the existing accessible trail loop that connects back to the main playground area. The funding was made possible through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

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