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Hilton Worldwide Pledges to Hire 10,000 Veterans in Next Five Years and to Donate Millions of Hilton HHonors Points to Help Job-Seeking Veterans

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McLean, Va, August 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide today announced Operation: Opportunity, a major initiative to provide extensive support to United States military veterans and their families, including the hiring of 10,000 veterans at the company in the next five years. It will also donate millions of Hilton HHonors points that veterans can redeem for free hotel stays while seeking jobs, both within and outside the company.

Former Ambassador Barrie Walkley to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Former U.S. Special Advisor for Africa’s Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo until June, 2013 was Ambassador R. Barrie Walkley. In 2011 he addressed deep rooted issues taking place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, and Burundi. Walkey was formally appointed by Hilary Clinton to coordinate U.S. foreign policy on Africa’s regional complications with a focus on conflict minerals and violent militias.

Conflict Minerals Compliancy Fuels Growth For Source Intelligence

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SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation is the latest multi-billion dollar corporation to tap Source Intelligence to undertake their compliance with the conflict minerals due diligence requirement under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In June, the company signed a three year contract with Source Intelligence.

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.

Infosys, SAP Labs Offer Sabbatical for Social Causes

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Pranjal Dubey, a development manager at Sap Labs, has not gone to work in two years but is still an employee of the company.

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.

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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Sears Holdings Military Veteran Profile of the Month: Louis Deli

Meet one of the veterans we hired this year…
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Sears Holdings employs over 30,000 military veterans, with 1,500 still in the National Guard & Reserves. We have a policy that will even pay the difference between their military and civilian pay when they’re called into active duty, so they’re not penalized for serving our country. Over the last 17 months,we’ve hired more than 5,100 veterans

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