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Join the Livestream of the GBCHealth Conference 2013. World’s Premier Conference on Business and Global Health

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New York, NY, May 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Join the GBCHealth annual Conference via livestream for the only event focused exclusively on the role of the private sector in tackling the most urgent global health problems of our times.

Enbridge Ride: Ride Reaps Big Rewards

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Scott Dodd led the small Quebec Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer team in 2012 — for personal reasons and as an ambassador for Enbridge. He was proud to wear the Enbridge logo across his chest and to be acknowledged as a member of the sponsoring corporation.

Enbridge Ride: Personal Experience Fuels Passion

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At the beginning of each of Enbridge’s four Rides to Conquer Cancer a solemn ceremony is conducted. In a moment of silence to commemorate the friends, family and riders who have died in the past year, riders escort a riderless bicycle to the start line.

Devon Smibert rode in all four of the rides — Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta — in 2012 and he always found that moment particularly poignant.

Enbridge Ride: Personal Challenge About Honour

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Dan O'Grady set a personal challenge for himself — to ride all four Enbridge Rides to Conquer Cancer in 2012. At the end of the summer, he had accomplished that. He'd ridden 1,055 kilometres over five weekends through B.C, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec — a yellow flag extending from the back of his bicycle identifying him as a cancer survivor.

Enbridge Ride: Ride Positive for Workplace, at Home and Personally

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In the 28 years Glenn Beaumont has worked at Enbridge he has never seen an event that unifies employees as does Toronto’s Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Enbridge.

“The camaraderie among the Enbridge team is very visible and tangible. And it has no hierarchy,” says Glenn, Senior Vice President, Toronto. He attributes that to getting to see the “human side” of colleagues.

Conflict Minerals: Record Number of Global Brands and OEM's Shift Attention to Implementation

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Global Brands and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) are keenly aware of the exposure they face from the complexities of Conflict Minerals Compliance implementation. The pressure to eliminate risk is at an all time high. 

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. 

Guest Post: Pharmaceuticals & the Poor

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"Just another corporate easing their conscience & buying charity silence?”

Awards for Outstanding GE Volunteers

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  • Four GE employees recognized with the prestigious Phillippe Award for outstanding community service
  • 13 Impact Awards given to GE Volunteers Councils for exemplary community projects
  • GE Aviation’s David L. Joyce honored with the 2012 Corinne Johnson Volunteer Leadership Award for championing volunteer engagement
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  • Four GE employees recognized with the prestigious Phillippe Award for outstanding community service
  • 13 Impact Awards given to GE Volunteers Councils for exemplary community projects
  • GE Aviation’s David L. Joyce honored with the 2012 Corinne Johnson Volunteer Leadership Award for championing volunteer engagement

Preparation Begins for the Ride to Conquer Cancer

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With summer fast approaching, the employees of Vigilant Global find themselves in the preparation stages of one of the biggest athletic fundraising activities in the Montreal area: the Ride to Conquer Cancer. An annual event, the Ride profits the Segal Centre for Cancer at the Jewish General Hospital and involves two days of cycling through the Quebec countryside. Riders leave from Montreal and arrive just outside of Québec city. They contribute to the profits by individually raising funds to pay their participation fees.

GSK Enters New Commitment with the GAVI Alliance to Supply Cervical Cancer Vaccine for Girls in the World’s Poorest Countries

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May 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announced a new commitment to the GAVI Alliance to supply its cervical cancer vaccine as part of a new long term programme to help protect girls against cervical cancer in the world’s poorest countries. To start the programme and over the next two years, GSK will supply doses of Cervarix® (Human Papillomavirus vaccine [Types 16, 18] (Recombinant, adjuvanted, adsorbed)) to four new GAVI demonstration projects at a significantly discounted price of $4.60 per dose.

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