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National Waste & Recycling Association Comments on California Recycling, Safety Regulations

California OSHA, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery receive NW&RA comments
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) recently provided comments to two California regulatory bodies on two separate rule proposals, respectively involving the state’s recycling goals and waste collection vehicle safety.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) recently provided comments to two California regulatory bodies on two separate rule proposals, respectively involving the state’s recycling goals and waste collection vehicle safety.

BSR Report 2013-2014 Case Study | Sanofi: Using Materiality to Build a Strong, Focused CSR Strategy

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As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, BSR worked with Sanofi to create a strong, focused CSR strategy. Through a robust process that engaged more than 100 stakeholders, Sanofi was able to cut its list of priority CSR issues in half—and focus on the most relevant topics to create value for the company and stakeholders, especially patients.

Read more about the case study on the BSR Report website: http://report.bsr.org/en/our-work/sanofi.

 

Fighting Malaria From The Motorbike

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For years, Marcius Victorino and Marcelo Machado have researched and developed products to fight malaria, jungle fever and pests in agriculture. The breakthrough came in 2010 with a simple, effective, and affordable solution: MOTOFOG.

Two New Free Apps For Cancer Patients

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If you have a problem, there’s probably an app for it.

I don’t know about you, but I love my apps.

My FedEx and UPS apps let me know when my packages will be delivered. I've even rerouted a package to a different address via an app.

I shop my favorite stores through apps.

I can even edit photos on apps.

So I’m really not surprised that there are new apps popping up all the time to help cancer patients. Here are two of the newest.

Two New Free Apps For Cancer Patients

Blog

If you have a problem, there’s probably an app for it.

I don’t know about you, but I love my apps.

My FedEx and UPS apps let me know when my packages will be delivered. I've even rerouted a package to a different address via an app.

I shop my favorite stores through apps.

I can even edit photos on apps.

So I’m really not surprised that there are new apps popping up all the time to help cancer patients. Here are two of the newest.

Novo Nordisk Brings One-Stop Diabetes Care to African Cities

Improving diabetes care and lessening the financial burden of diabetes treatment for low-income groups.
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12 December 2014, Nkawkaw, Ghana /3BL Media/ - Today, Novo Nordisk opened its eleventh Diabetes Support Centre, improving access to affordable diabetes treatment in some of the largest cities in Ghana and Nigeria. The centres are part of the company’s Base of the Pyramid project to help improve diabetes care and lessen the financial burden of diabetes treatment for low-income groups.

Finalists Named In Annual Sponsorium Awards, New Categories Revealed

ASICS, Alcoa, Emirates among the International Companies Active in Sponsorship and Community Investment to be Honored
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MONTREAL, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Brands from the US, Canada, and eight other countries were announced today as Finalists in the annual SPONSORIUM Awards, now in their third year. The awards bring recognition to the global sponsorship and community investment industries

Health Care Lessons Learned in the Aftermath of September 11, 2001

New case study in the Annals of Global Health assesses the immediate and ongoing response to the 9/11 disaster and explores the implications for future disasters
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New York, NY, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Fourteen years after the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC),  a case study in the current issue of Annals of Global Health identifies several elements that have had a critical impact on the evolution of the WTC response and, directly or indirectly, on the health of the WTC-exposed population.

Guidelines for Treatment of Ebola Patients Are Urgently Needed

Call to action from noted infectious diseases experts published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases
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London, United Kingdom, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As the Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD) epidemic continues to rage in West Africa, infectious diseases experts call attention to the striking lack of treatment guidelines. With over 16,000 total cases and more than 500 new infections reported per week, and probable underreporting of both cases and fatalities, the medical community still does not have specific approved treatment in place for Ebola, according to an editorial published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Points of Light 2015 Conference on Volunteering and Service Announces Call for Presenters

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December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light is now accepting proposals for workshops during the Conference on Volunteering and Service, October 19 - 21, 2015 in Houston.

Each year, Conference workshops highlight proven practices, innovative programs and challenging ideas that equip attendees to lead volunteering and service efforts around the globe.

We are looking for workshops with realistic learning objectives, interactive designs and content focused on innovative and replicable strategies for engaging volunteers.

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