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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.

Unilever to Receive the World Environment Center’s 2013 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

Gold Medal Award ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 9, 2013
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Washington, DC, May 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2013 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be presented to Unilever CEO Mr. Paul Polman on May 9, 2013 at the 29th Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C.  Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will present the award before an audience of global sustainability leaders from business, government, non-governmental organizations, academia and other stakeholders.

Sodexo Foundation Awards Food Recovery Network Grant to Fight Hunger

$150,000 in funding supports student-led efforts to donate nutritious surplus food in local communities
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ Sodexo Foundation continues its investment in youth engagement and the fight against hunger with a $150,000 grant to the Food Recovery Network, advancing its work to fight food waste and hunger nationwide.

Kaiser Permanente Joins HBO and Leading Health Organizations to Present The Weight of the Nation for Kids

Documentary films focus on addressing childhood obesity epidemic
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OAKLAND, Calif., May 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In a continued effort to promote a national conversation about obesity and obesity prevention, Kaiser Permanente is sponsoring a three-part film series, The Weight of the Nation for Kids, focused on youth. The films, which premiere tonight on HBO, spotlight youth who are taking the initiative to change the food and physical activity environments in their communities as a way to combat the growing obesity epidemic.

There is No Such Thing as "One Size Fits All" for Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Industry experts convened at the Automobile Industry Action Group (AIAG) 2013 CR Summit in Novi, MI to discuss the challenges organizations face in developing strategies to meet Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals regulatory compliance requirements.  Jordan Groves, Sales Director at Source Intelligence, provided perspective based on the hundreds of organizations Source Intelligence has worked with over the past two years and provided a synopsis of 4 different approaches to addressing Conflict Minerals Compliance: 

Good Safety Metrics Change Behavior

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When it comes to safety metrics, David Newman, Director of EHS for Comcast, prefers those that change behavior.

From Vision to Reality: Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais

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May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - “Men anpil, chay pa lou,” a Haitian proverb meaning “many hands make the load light,” embodies the spirit that helped build Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM), just 30 miles north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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