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Consumers Petroleum Raises More Than $114,000 For Muscular Dystrophy Association

CITGO Marketer Hosts 20th Annual MDA Golf Tournament
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Milford, Conn., Dec. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Marketer Consumers Petroleum raised more than $114,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at its 20th Annual MDA Golf Tournament. Consumers Petroleum was joined by 54 generous vendors and 110 golfers at the Great River Golf Club on Oct. 1, 2013, all of whom came out to support this year’s event and raise money to benefit MDA families in Connecticut.

Bloomberg World Food Day 2013

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Bloomberg has observed World Food Day since 2002 by removing everything but tea, coffee and water from kitchens in Bloomberg offices all over the world. In lieu of the food employees would have eaten, Bloomberg donates money - nearly $3million to date - to food pantries around the world. Employees are encouraged to donate money and time to a variety of organizations focused on feeding the hungry.

Learn more about Bloomberg World Food Day here.

VALUE: How Does It Affect You and Your Business?

How do you quantify your VALUE?

I was almost traded for 60, long eye-lashed donkeys in Dounza, a Sahara desert-trading village in Mali, in 1996. Granted, they had the thick eyeliner type markings around their eyes and that sultry tannish-grey hide, but still, I am an educated, free woman – how did this ridiculous barter even begin?

It started because every human being has a unique relationship to the idea of VALUE.

Bloomberg Leads with LEED

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At year end 2012, Bloomberg occupied 4.5 million square feet of office space. With the completion of our new London headquarters, Bloomberg Place (estimate 2017), 50% of employees will be working in LEED certified office space. To date, we have completed 14 LEED certified projects - 7 Platinum and 7 Gold and have a commitment that all new office space with more than 100+ employees will be LEED-certified GOLD or higher.

Learn more about this effort and others on the Bloomberg Sustainability Microsite.

Ahead of the Curve: Insights for the International NGO of the Future

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Ahead of the Curve: Insights for the International NGO of the Future

January 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - International NGOs (INGOs) stand at a critical juncture. Although they have a unique and important role to play in addressing critical global challenges, few INGOs are living up to their full potential.

Campbell Continues to Advance Healthy Community Programs in Camden, N.J.

Strategic Partnerships Are Increasing Physical Activity, Nutrition Education and Healthy Food Outlets
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CAMDEN, N.J., Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) continues to advance its efforts to measurably improve the health of young people in its hometown of Camden. Since its launch in February 2011, the Campbell Healthy Communities program has supported the development of 36 new venues that sell or distribute healthy food serving approximately 23,000 Camden residents, increased the opportunity for physical activity for children by 75 percent over the past 12 months and supported nearly 200,000 hours of nutrition education.

How Consumers Will Look Upon Your Company If You File Undeterminable

With the deadline for conflict minerals reporting fast approaching, many organizations are preparing to file as undeterminable. How will this exploitation of a loophole be seen by rival companies and most importantly the general public?

The immediate goal of section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform is for U.S. publicly traded companies to demonstrate that they are making an effort to source a conflict-free supply chain, with policies that will be communicated with and enforced among suppliers.  But, with the options for companies to file as undeterminable for the next two years, a loophole has developed that takes away from the creation of a plan to achieve a conflict-free status. 

Keep it Simple: Drink Up!

This post was written by Elly Spinweber, director of communications and marketing for Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). The Brita® brand is supporting PHA’s efforts to encourage everyone to drink more water, more often.


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