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Sodexo Foundation Announces Application Period for 2014 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships

Students to vie for $5,000 scholarships, which include an additional $5,000 matching grant for the recipients’ chosen hunger-relief charities
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo Foundation today announced that the application period for the 2014 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program opens October 5 and closes December 5, 2013.

Auto Industry Uses Conflict Minerals Challenge as Opportunity to Optimize Supply Chain

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Despite the recent filling for Chapter 9 bankruptcy by the City of Detroit, the auto industry continues to push forward with conflict minerals compliance. 

The regulations, outlined in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, require that all publically traded companies disclose whether they use tin, tantalum, tungsten or gold in their products. 

Serving Our Communities Together. Let’s Do This!

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Today's guest blog comes from Beth Hunter, associate communications consultant for Lilly Health, Safety, and Environment and communications lead for Lilly's 2013 Global Day of Service.

Sodexo Receives Top Ranking in 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for 9th Consecutive Year

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Gaithersburg, MD, September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has been recognized as best-in-class for social, environmental and economic responsibility by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for the 9th year in a row.

Sodexo has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World since 2005. This year, continuing its unbroken nine-year run, Sodexo was named Global Sustainability Industry Leader for its sector.

Alere Partners With Malaria No More On Power Of One Campaign In The Fight Against Malaria

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WATHAM, Mass., Sept. 23, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a leading provider of near-patient diagnostics and health information solutions, is partnering with Malaria No More on its Power of One campaign, which kicks off today and will raise funds to deliver life-saving tests and treatment to children in Africa.

Making a Difference by Donating Devices

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by James Gowen

Work green, live green. This is a motto we follow as we conduct business at Verizon.

As more smart phones and tablets enter the marketplace, we are committed to collecting used models to mitigate the rise in electronic waste.

Thanks to you, through just one of our programs we have recycled more than four million old devices to date. That is equal to:

NGOs and Human Rights Groups Get Loud on Conflict Minerals

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With the first filling deadline approaching, companies are feeling the pressure to get up to speed on compliance from all sides.  A recent Guardian report with Particia Jurewicz, Director of the Responsible Sourcing Network details her most recent report co-authored with Enough.  The report outlines a set of guidelines for companies. Click Here for Full Report

The Mary Kay Foundation(SM) Announces $3 Million in Grants to Domestic Violence Shelters During Mary Kay Inc.’s 50th Anniversary Year

Donations Support 150 Women’s Shelters in all 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
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DALLAS, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay FoundationSM is awarding $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each shelter will receive a $20,000 unrestricted grant to maintain critical services and programs for individuals who are survivors of domestic abuse.

The Mary Kay Foundation(SM) Announces $3 Million in Grants to Domestic Violence Shelters During Mary Kay Inc.’s 50th Anniversary Year

Donations Support 150 Women’s Shelters in all 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
Press Release

DALLAS, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay FoundationSM is awarding $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each shelter will receive a $20,000 unrestricted grant to maintain critical services and programs for individuals who are survivors of domestic abuse.

Global Leaders Convened at Conflict Minerals Symposium Did You Miss It?

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US State Department
Parliament of Canada
Tulane University
Source Intelligence
Responsible Sourcing Network
and more

Driven by industry demand,
the Conflict Minerals Consortium presents:

THE VIRTUAL CONFLICT MINERALS SYMPOSIUM SERIES

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