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Colorado Jeep Dealers Outfit Ballplayers In Denver Youth Sports Program With New Uniforms Using Funding from CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd Advertising

Celebration and uniform distribution at Jackie Robinson Fields includes mini baseball clinic for young ballplayers in Denver Parks and Recreation leagues
Press Release

Denver, CO, June 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A celebration was held today to highlight the innovative public-private partnership between Jeep, CBS EcoMedia and Denver Parks and Recreation that provided funding to purchase new uniforms for Denver’s Youth Sports baseball programs.  The funding came through Jeep’s WellnessAd advertising to ensure that every player in the baseball team sports program has a new uniform.  With the infusion of new funding from Jeep, Denver Parks and Recreation has the ability to reinvest more funding into other youth programs during a critical time of year when schools

GE Releases 2012 “Global Impact” Report; Tracks Progress Against Environmental, Healthcare and Citizenship Commitments

Summary: 
  • $5B R&D investment in ecomagination innovations since 2010
  • $3.5B R&D investment in healthymagination innovations since 2009
  • $25B in ecomagination products revenue in 2012
  • $219M in giving to community and educational organizations
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  • $5B R&D investment in ecomagination innovations since 2010
  • $3.5B R&D investment in healthymagination innovations since 2009
  • $25B in ecomagination products revenue in 2012
  • $219M in giving to community and educational organizations

$1 Million in Grant Funding Aims to Unlock Answers for Most Frequently Diagnosed Cancers in Women

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards 10 Translational Research Grants for Breast and Ovarian Cancers
Press Release

June 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - “You have cancer.” These three words will change the life of one in three women in the U.S. when they are diagnosed with some form of cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. These women join a growing sisterhood of those seeking answers – answers that could be discovered in a new slate of grants totaling $1 million funded by The Mary Kay FoundationSM.

JustGreen Introduces Member Savings!

JustGreen™ Lifestyle Partners With Like-Minded Retailers To Bring More Savings And Benefits To Its Members
Summary: 

GO GREEN. SAVE GREEN

JustGreen Lifestyle Partners With Like-Minded Retailers To Bring

More Savings And Benefits To Its Members

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GO GREEN. SAVE GREEN

JustGreen Lifestyle Partners With Like-Minded Retailers To Bring

More Savings And Benefits To Its Members

Cracking Cancer’s Secret Code: Oncologist Searches for Breast Cancer’s Achilles’ Heel

Article

Triple-negative breast cancer has been defined by what it is not, but Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol and her team has identified six different subtypes of the disease.

Over the last decade, oncologist Jennifer Pietenpol has been trying to decode and kill a difficult-to-treat type of breast cancer. Known as triple-negative breast cancer, this form of the disease can be highly aggressive and resistant to chemotherapy.

Union Pacific Named 2013 Best Diversity Company

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Union Pacific (UP) Railroad has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the fifth consecutive year. The magazine honors companies, government agencies and other organizations for their support of minorities and women, attention to work/life balance and supplier diversity commitment.

Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Partners with Mary Kay in Effort to End Dating Abuse

Reigning national women’s gymnastics champion and “Fab Five” member helps raise awareness of teen dating abuse and offers resources
Press Release

DALLAS, June 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As a teenager and recent high school graduate, Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber was shocked to learn that one in three young people is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. The alarming statistic prompted Wieber to lend her support and raise awareness of teen dating abuse as the official spokesperson of Mary Kay Inc.’s "Don't Look Away" campaign to help prevent and end dating abuse.

HP and CHAI Scoop Top Award for Best Business/NGO Partnership at “the CSR party of the year”

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By Michael Thacker

Today’s pace-setters in corporate sustainability and social innovation attended what was billed as “the CSR party of the year” – the 4th annual Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards ceremony in London, UK (June 24th). HP was proud to be there, scooping first place in the coveted Best Business/NGO Partnership awards category for its collaboration with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI).

HanesBrands Donates Five Acres to Fulton Family YMCA

YMCA to Build Wellness Park to include Multi-Purpose Fields, Walking Track and Pavilion
Press Release

Winston-Salem, NC, June 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina and HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel, announced today a partnership that will use a donation of 5.3 acres of land from Hanes to build a wellness park at the Fulton Family YMCA.

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