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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.

Lilly and Project Hope tackle NCDs in South Africa

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Innovation, in its traditional form, is hard to find in the Johannesburg, South Africa township of Zandspruit, where we launched the Lilly NCD Partnership last year with our partner, Project HOPE. Most homes are made from irregular cuts of corrugated metal. Roofs are held down by stones. Sewage seeps through streets that are criss-crossed with illegally connected electrical wires.

GSK and Save the Children: An Ambitious Partnership

GSK PULSE volunteer Ivy tells why she is excited about this partnership
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By Michael M, GSK Communications

Today, we announced an ambitious new partnership with Save the Children to save the lives of a million of the poorest children in the world.

Venture Inside the Leading Compliance Platform - Source Intelligence

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“Which suppliers are in scope?”, “Should we handle compliance internally, externally or with a blended approach?”, “How should we define due diligence?”

There certainly is no shortage of questions surrounding Conflict Minerals Compliance and Source Intelligence will answer each and every one of them. To address concerns Source Intelligence will be hosting a web-based  'open house' on our robust platform.

Kaori Kelly Received Coveted Pennsylvania Direct Support Professional Award from ANCOR

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Kaori Kelly, a Direct Support Professional for Keystone Human Services, received the Pennsylvania Direct Support Professional Award from ANCOR. This award is given annually to a DSP who has been exemplary in their service. Kelly has been instrumental in supporting a young woman to reach her goals.

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Kaori Kelly, a Direct Support Professional for Keystone Human Services, received the Pennsylvania Direct Support Professional Award from ANCOR. This award is given annually to a DSP who has been exemplary in their service. Kelly has been instrumental in supporting a young woman to reach her goals.

The Scene: Week of May 6

The Washington Post Reports on City Events the Week of May 6th
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The Society for Women’s Health Research hosted its annual gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to celebrate and highlight technological advances in women’s health. Nearly 600 people attended, including Surgeon General Regina M.

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