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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.

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.

Business Leaders Call on Companies to Increase Participation in Improving Health in India

Investment Cases Urge Businesses to Focus on Seven Key Areas to Save the Lives of Women and Children
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MUMBAI, November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On the eve of Children’s Day in India, business and health leaders today called on companies to accelerate efforts to save children’s and mothers’ lives in India.

If the business community stepped up its efforts and targeted key health areas, it could help India achieve global targets for reducing maternal, newborn and child deaths in India and save millions of lives, business leaders said.

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.

Veterans Day – Serving Those Who’ve Served Our Country

Partnership with Bank of America funds consolidated program space, vital renovations for the New England Center for Homeless Veterans
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BOSTON, November 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In honor of Veterans Day, volunteers today served those who served their country by working on several crucial projects to better the lives of individuals receiving services and living at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV). Joining the volunteers was three-time Super Bowl Champion and New England Patriots alumnus Patrick Pass.

Increase in Lung Cancer Deaths Globally Linked to Air Pollution

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) In 2010, an estimated 220,000 lung cancer deaths worldwide were linked to air pollution. Now, air pollution has officially been confirmed as a cause of lung cancer, joining tobacco, asbestos and ultraviolet radiation on the list of certified cancer agents. Air pollution has long been suspected as a contributor to lung cancer, but its role as a carcinogen has only just recently been established.

Enbridge Supports Advances in Health Care in Northern Minnesota

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For well over 60 years, the Mainline system has been the backbone of Enbridge’s Liquids Pipelines operations. Stretching from Edmonton to Superior, Wis., and crossing the international border at Gretna, Man., the Mainline system stretches for 1,098 miles (1,757 kilometres) and allows Enbridge to transport 65 per cent of Western Canada’s crude exports.

The Quest for Conflict Minerals Certification

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With the forthcoming May 2014 conflict minerals reporting deadline, mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are in a race against time to complete the mineral certification process.  This must be completed to protect themselves form loosing the business of multinational companies that may stop purchasing minerals from the region that can not be credibly certified as conflict free.

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