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Global Brands Discover Red Flags in Supplier Data

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In today’s globalized world, consumers are increasingly aware of their environment and the impact their individual and collective choices have on it due to the exponential pervasiveness of information technology, especially social media.  

For many, transparency has betrayed the trust of once loyal consumers as unethical business practices are revealed.  

Don’t let this increased visibility lead to a crisis of confidence in your brand!

Entrepreneur Works Towards a Society That is “Better Than We Found It”

With a Book and Consumer Empowerment App, Darrell Park Tackles Some of Societies Smallest Large Issues
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Pasadena, CA, July 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Tackling some of societies largest issues has proven a day-to-day mission for entrepreneur and Stanford Business School graduate, Darrell Park. As Founder/CEO of Better Than We Found It, Inc, he has aligned himself and his company with the thought leaders of today and is attending the World Economic Forum Discussion in New York City that is focusing on “A New Model of Capitalism: The Significance of B Corp Legislation in Delaware”.

Increasing Access to Care

Rep. Danny Davis and Dr. Gary Puckrein join a Baxter panel discussion on healthcare disparities.
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As a global healthcare company focused on innovation, Baxter embraces the opportunity to help solve the world's greatest healthcare challenges. To that end, increasing access to healthcare for those in need is a topic that recently brought together several experts dedicated to addressing this challenge for a panel discussion at Baxter's headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois, United States.

GE Assistance for Myanmar

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This year, the help is extended to Myanmar through a $7-million commitment to support significant training and capacity-building efforts throughout the country. Specifically, the commitment will focus on strengthening the healthcare system, improving the energy architecture and promoting the development of Myanmar's human capacity.

HanesBrands Sponsors Free Medical Surgeries for Children in Dominican Republic

Free surgeries provided through partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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Since forming a partnership in 2011 with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a world-renowned, fully integrated academic medical center in Winston-Salem, more than 200 children of our Dominican Republic employees, have been the recipients of life-changing eye, ear, nose and throat surgeries.

The unique partnership between Hanes and Wake Forest Baptist sends a team of surgeons, doctors, anesthesiologists, nurse-anesthetists, surgical nurses and medical students to Bonao two to three times a year to conduct surgeries during the weeklong volunteer missions.

Does SEC Conflict Minerals Reporting Law Apply to You?

Ask the Experts
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A recent survey by PWC found that nearly two-thirds of companies have not yet started due diligence requirements outlined in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Of the 900 executives surveyed, one third said they are still trying to determine if the ruling applies to them.  With the first reporting deadline fast approaching, businesses are running out of time to complete the complicated steps of product filtering, RCOI, due diligence, data assessment and assurance, and reporting.  

Improving Youth Fitness and Nutrition

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A Taste of General Mills

General Mills has been at the forefront of encouraging active lifestyles for decades. In my role as Program Officer for the General Mills Foundation’s Hunger and Nutrition Wellness grant making, I was well aware of this fact.

What I did not know was that the company’s legacy of enhancing youth nutrition and fitness dates back nearly 60 years.

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