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Responsible Sourcing Networks Patricia Jurewicz to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Since 2006, Responsible Sourcing Network, a project of As You Sow, founder and director, Patricia Jurewicz, addresses labor and human rights abuses. Currently Jurewicz is involved with the PPA for Responsible Mineral Trade, the Cotton Coalition, ICCR’s Human Trafficking Group, and the Conflict Free Smelter Program. With 20 years of diverse experiences related to supply chain manufacturing and corporate responsibility, she will be speaking at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.

Brad Brooks-Rubin to Speak on Transforming the Conflict Minerals Trade at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Former Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the United States Department of State, Brad Brooks-Rubin to speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium among other great speakers diving into the complex law Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act SEC 1502.

Houston Students Head Back to School with Safety Message

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The City of Houston hosted its annual Mayor's Back To School Festival at the University of Houston's main campus last Saturday. The event supports families who can't afford the costs of getting their child ready for school. Union Pacific took the opportunity not only to lend a hand, but to spread its safety message.

ARAMARK Healthy For Life™ Empowers Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Integrated Approach Pairs Healthy Menus With Nutrition and Wellness Programs at Thousands of Locations across North America
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Philadelphia, PA, August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/– ARAMARK is empowering millions to live healthier lives by bringing Healthy for Life™, its commitment to improve health and well-being, to thousands of colleges and universities, workplaces, healthcare facilities and other locations where the company serves more than two billion meals each year.

Paul Dewar Sponsor of Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill To Speak In Los Angeles Next Month

Global Leaders Gather for Conflict Minerals Symposium August 21-22
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Canadian NDP Take World Stage Announcing Conflict Minerals Bill

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Honey Bee News

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Four recent articles on honey bee health cover a range of subjects – the science behind current research efforts, background on what has been happening with bee health, and what people learned at Monsanto’s Honey Bee Health Summit in June 2013.

Opinions: Seniors and Risky Drinking

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Unhealthy use of alcohol by older adults is a serious problem. Older adults have greater sensitivity to alcohol and reduced tolerance. This results from factors including slower metabolism and changes in body composition as we age.  Excessive drinking can worsen common medical conditions including congestive heart failure, diabetes, dementia, and depression, and increase risk of falls and other injuries. It can also impact illness self-management and treatment adherence.

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Names Dr. Betty Ferrell Recipient of Prestigious Episteme Award

Premier nurse researcher award funded by The Baxter International Foundation recognizes recipient’s influential work in end-of-life care
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INDIANAPOLIS and DEERFIELD, Ill., August 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) today named Betty Ferrell, MA, PhD, RN FAAN, FPCN, the 2013 recipient of the STTI Episteme Award supported by The Baxter International Foundation. Ferrell is a professor and research scientist at City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles and a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. An oncology nurse, she has spent her entire career defining the standard for end-of-life care.

Students at Five Boston Area YMCAs Receive New Books Funded by Lahey Health EducationAd Advertising through CBS EcoMedia

Lahey Health employee volunteers serve students healthy breakfast at Peabody’s Torigian Family YMCA before participating in reading party and book distribution
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Peabody, MA, August 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Students attending programs at the Peabody Torigian Family YMCA, Salem YMCA, Burbank YMCA in Reading and Haverhill YMCA are exercising both mind and body, and engaging critical reading skills this summer thanks to Lahey Health’s EducationAd advertising purchased through CBS EcoMedia.  The Cape Ann YMCA Veterans afterschool program will also receive books for their students.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold awards grants to Eastern Arizona Communities

Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $488,200 in Graham County, Arizona.
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September 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Graham County Community Investment Fund was established in 2009 by Freeport-McMoRan to focus on programs and projects that create a sustainable community benefit. Funding decisions were made by a committee comprised of local leaders and two company representatives.

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