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Merck for Mothers 2017: A Year in Review

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As 2017 draws to a close, we wanted to reflect and celebrate the progress we've made – alongside our partners and maternal health champions – toward creating a world where no woman dies while giving life. We can end preventable maternal deaths in our lifetime, but we can't do it alone. We want to thank all who have supported our initiative this year, from championing quality health for mothers across the globe, to partnering together to find inventive solutions to move the needle on this global challenge.

HPE PODCAST: The “Average Patient”, Prescribing for One, and Memory-Driven Computing

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  • The adoption of precision medicine will allow doctors and medical staff to determine the best course of action, helping them predict how to help patients down the road or steer them away from potentially hazardous paths
     
  • Othman Laraki, CEO & Co-Founder of Color Genomics, shares his perspective on how data can help healthcare professionals make better diagnoses and predict health problems
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  • The adoption of precision medicine will allow doctors and medical staff to determine the best course of action, helping them predict how to help patients down the road or steer them away from potentially hazardous paths
     
  • Othman Laraki, CEO & Co-Founder of Color Genomics, shares his perspective on how data can help healthcare professionals make better diagnoses and predict health problems

Dryver Partners With Korbel California Champagne to Provide 2,018 Free Designated Drivers During the Holiday Season

The professional driving services provider is giving away drivers nationwide during December to promote safe rides for the holidays
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Dryver, the nation’s largest personal driver service for both individuals and businesses, today announced its partnership with Korbel California Champagne to help everyone have a safe holiday season by offering 2,018 free designated drivers during the month of December.

Kia Motors Makes Second Annual Co-Sponsorship Contribution to The Ray on Giving Tuesday

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November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) delivered a significant financial contribution to The Ray, Georgia’s living laboratory for transportation technology on Interstate 85, on Giving Tuesday.

Teamwork and Skill on Display: A Point of Pride

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In 2016, we sponsored and participated in the tenth annual International Mines Rescue Competition in Sudbury, Ontario. The well-attended competition is a global event focused on improving mine rescue knowledge and safety practices, as well as providing an opportunity for participants to demonstrate their abilities and commitment to excellence in mine safety. There were 27 mine rescue teams, representing 13 nations, competing in a number of events including an underground scenario, firefighting exercises, first aid and a high angle rope rescue.

De Beers Secretaries Use Their Special Day to Help Young Girl Students

Administrative employees from Debswana have celebrated Secretaries’ Day by making a donation to boarding students at a Remote Area Dwellers hostel near the company’s Orapa mine in Botswana.
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The aim of the P7,000 donation of toiletries and sanitary pads by a total of 32 secretaries from the Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa mines was to support young girls in the hostel at Khwee Primary School in the challenges of developing into young women. It was also a demonstration of Debswana’s value of showing its people care.

Each young girl was given three packs of pads, washing powder, a face cloth and toiletries such as toothpaste, bath soap, body lotion and roll-on deodorant. 

LIXIL Marks World Toilet Day with Next Generation of SATO Products

SATO’s new V-Trap Connection System going for $10 or less in India, helping to reduce open defecation
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TOKYO, November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”), a global leader in the housing and building industry, is marking World Toilet Day (November 19) with the roll-out in multiple states in India of its new series of innovative SATO products. SATO is a first-of-its-kind line of innovative toilet and sanitation products designed to bring improved sanitation and comfort to rural and peri-urban communities around the world.

Safety Gets Top Billing at De Beers Group

Safety for employees and the communities they come from was the theme for De Beers Group’s Global Safety Day.
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All round the Group, people held special sessions where the emphasis was on the need to be vigilant on safety – at work, on the way to and from work and at home. The company takes the view that safety does not stop at the mine gate but extends to its host communities.

CEO Bruce Cleaver told employees in a video message: “The only production we care about is safe production.” He said no diamond was worth a human life. And Stephen Lussier, Executive Vice-President, De Beers Group Consumer and Brand, stressed at a safety session in London that “safety is not someone else’s job”.

The Most In-Depth EHS & Sustainability Staffing Research Available

EHS & Sustainability Staffing, Structure and Budgets Report
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  • Do you have the right staff levels to manage your EHS&S risks? 
  • Are you looking to make the business case that you need to hire more people in your EHS&S department?
  • Are you in the middle of a merger or acquisition and need to reorganize your EHS&S team?
  • Would it be helpful to benchmark the structure and salaries of your EHS&S staff with other Fortune 500 companies?

Saving Lives Is Focus of Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week

Collaborative Effort between State, Utilities Designed to Raise Awareness of Silent Killer
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JACKSON, Mich., November 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  In an effort to increase awareness around the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) – an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas – Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Consumers Energy and DTE Energy have collaborated to designate Oct. 30-Nov. 5 as Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week.

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