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Conflict Minerals: Intensive Training from Policy to Implementation

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Global Brands manage supply chains with hundreds, thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand, suppliers.  The SEC's Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict minerals rule requiring public companies to disclose minerals sourced from conflicted regions sent a sound wave of panic starting in procurement and ending in the Board Room given the legal and financial implications of compliance with the SEC's new Rule.

Bangladesh Disaster Forces Global Brands into Transparency

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After the deadliest industrial disaster in history in Bangladesh, Global Brands are now signing in to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety published by the Worker Rights Consortium.  The accord covers all suppliers producing products for signatory companies, who will be legally obliged to ensure their suppliers stick to the standards to ensure safety.

The worlds largest apparel producer in Bangladesh, H&M has signed on with nearly 30 others, including Zara, Benetton, and Topshop, but others Wal-Mart, Sears, and Kmart are refusing to sign. 

Human Rights are in Disarray in the Pursuit of Profit

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California Student Takes a Stand on Human Rights

Human Rights across the global are in disarray, casting a heavy shadow on what freedom represents in the pursuit of profit.

Armed militia, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, breach Human Rights and monopolize the regions for Conflict Minerals, often referred to as the “3TG’s”: tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold. Citizens face sexual terrorism, genocides and human slavery to mine these black market minerals.

California Student Takes a Stand on Human Rights

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Human Rights across the global are in disarray, casting a heavy shadow on what freedom represents in the pursuit of profit.

Armed militia, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, breach Human Rights and monopolize the regions for Conflict Minerals, often referred to as the “3TG’s”: tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold. Citizens face sexual terrorism, genocides and human slavery to mine these black market minerals.

Baxter Recognizes the Diverse Contributions of Nurses on International Nurses Day

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Nurses play a vital role in healthcare—not only in caring for patients at the bedside, but also in advancing public health through educating patients and other nurses and contributing to product development.

Advanced Manufacturing: GE Healthcare Corvix

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If you build it, will they come?: GE scientists have used game theory to find the best place for a new hospital.

 

HanesBrands and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Deliver Healthcare Services to Children in the Dominican Republic

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands today announced an ongoing partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to provide critical ear, nose and throat surgeries to hundreds of children each year in the Dominican Republic through volunteer medical missions.

LAST CHANCE to Register: Are Global Brands & OEM's Exposed from the Complexities of Implementation?

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Global Brands and OEM's now realize that Conflict Minerals Compliance is an end-to-end Supply Chain maze that can translate into loss of business. The exposure they face from the complexities of Conflict Minerals Compliance implementation increases pressure to eliminate risk. 

Learn from programs in motion how to tackle the complexity that comes along with Conflict Minerals Compliance, sourcing due diligence, reporting requirements and potential auditing.   

GE and StartUp Health Select 13 Companies For Its Three Year Health Entrepreneurship Program

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Back in January, TechCrunch reported that GE would be partnering up with healthtech startup incubator StartUp Health and selecting 13 consumer healthcare startups (originally 10) to participate in a three year program de

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