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Fox's '12 Years a Slave' Receives Human Rights First Award

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At its annual awards dinner in New York City Wednesday night, the nonprofit organization Human Rights First awarded the Fox Searchlight film 12 Years a Slave with the Sidney Lumet Award for Integrity in Entertainment. The organization cited the film's depiction of "the devastating effect of slavery on the human soul" as a key reason for recognition.

Financial Times Reports on Conflict Minerals Impacting the IT Industry

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According to a recent Financial Times article, publicly  traded companies who handled their conflict minerals reporting in-house last year, are now seeking third party companies to manage engaging with their complex supply chains. Maija Palmer asks Lina Ramos of Source Intelligence, her views on the behaviors of non-filers from 2013.

Doing Well by Doing Good: It Works!

Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2014
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A guest post by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and Common Impact Board Member

After 30 years of managing people in the corporate world, I've learned that the best employees are happy employees.  Not just happy because their job is challenging and the salary is great, but because the company that they work for recognizes the importance of giving back to one's community.  This concept is not new, even Ben Franklin referred to it long ago, and there are many studies available on the topic.

MGM Resorts International Receives the Prestigious “BEST Award” from ATD

Award Recognizes Organizational Commitment to Employee Learning
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Las Vegas, October 23, 2014 – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is proud to announce that it ranked No. 10 in the Association for Talent Development’s (formerly ASTD) 2014 BEST Awards program. MGM Resorts is among 46 organizations from six countries to receive a 2014 BEST Award. All winners are featured in a special section of the October 2014 issue of TD ATD’s monthly magazine.

China’s 382 Million Millennials Demand Corporate Social Responsibility

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A vast majority of millennials across the world expects brands to engage in corporate social responsibility—and China is no different, according to a new report.

Honda Canada Mfg. Safety Leader is Who Makes a Honda

Honda Canada Mfg. associate displays commitment to safety in and out of the plant
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Honda today unveiled the newest associate profile in its popular 12-part What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. Angie Trumpler, a safety leader at Honda of Canada Mfg., is featured for her commitment to job safety and for helping local youths through her involvement with the Miniature Horse Club of Ontario.

Companies Seek New Solutions for Labor Intensive Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Publically traded companies who handled their conflict minerals reporting in-house last year, are now seeking third party companies to manage engaging with their complex supply chains, according to Financial Times article. Maija Palmer asks Lina Ramos of Source Intelligence, her views on the behaviors of non-filers from 2013.

CBRE Appoints Tim Schroeder Co-Executive Sponsor Of LGBT Network Group

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Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Tim Schroeder, a CBRE Managing Director has taken a leadership role in the Company’s LGBT Network Group (LGBTNG). Mr. Schroeder joins Chris Ludeman, Global President of Capital Markets, as a Co-Executive Sponsor of CBRE’s network group dedicated to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender professionals.

Hazelwood Veteran Receives Free Home Repairs Thanks to Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh and BNY Mellon

Dozens of BNY Mellon employees support 25th veteran helped by Season of Service
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PITTSBURGH, PA., October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh (RTP) and volunteers from BNY Mellon will be providing free critical home repairs to Ricardo Butler, a Hazelwood resident and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. 

Mr. Butler is the 25th veteran homeowner served by Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh as part of its 2014 Season of Service initiative.

Anti-Corruption Education Package: Supply Chains Represent More Than 60% of Corruption Cases

Anti-Corruption Education Package
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Increased procurement costs due to corruption and cross-border anti-corruption enforcement by the DOJ and SEC is changing aggressively, and companies need to know where they stand in the context of these changes in order to implement an effective solution. Supply chains represent more than 60 percent of corruption cases, and companies that prioritize their supply chain assesment prevent being one of these cases.  To overcome these challenges, there are 7 steps an effective anti-corruption management system entails:

1.     Policies, Procedures, and Records

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