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Can The Affordable Care Act Cut Health Costs? - Health Minute for August 22, 2013

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It’s no accident that the Affordable Care Act includes the term “affordable” instead of “accessible,” the other major feature of the comprehensive health policy. Better access to preventive health care would seem to follow from affordability. It was the cost of health care that inspired the new policy in the first place. U.S. health care costs total over 17 percent of our GDP, compared to 11 percent for Canada, and 9 percent for the 34 countries of the OECD. But a closer look at the economics of health care reveals a more complex picture.

Conflict Minerals Legislation Affects BOTH Public and Private Companies

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After the United States published Dodd Frank Section 1502 on Conflict Minerals Due Diligence, Canada and the European Union were quick to follow. The United States Conflict Minerals law impacts publicly traded companies, while the Canadian Bill impacts both public and private companies. 

Join this June 12th webinar to hear from Canadian and EU officials on the international expansion of the Conflict Minerals laws and the ramifications on public and private companies around the globe.

 

Will United States Become World's Top Oil Producer by 2020?

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March 29, 2013 /3BL Media/--However surprising it may sound, according to the International Energy Agency the U.S. may start to produce more oil than Saudi Arabia and Russia by 2020.

Go to the following news website to learn about about the U.S. and its oil production:

Box Tops for Education® Reaches Half-a-Billion in Earnings; Urges America to Get Involved to Support School Funding

Program Rallies Coordinators to Collect $75 Million more by end of 2013
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Box Tops for Education® today announced that as of March 2013, the program has earned $525 million for schools across the country through all Box Tops programs since 1996. In just the past year alone, Box Tops donated $47 million to schools across the United States. With school budget cuts happening across the nation, Box Tops has become increasingly important as it provides unrestricted dollars to help schools, and the pro

U.S. and U.K. Health Care to Learn from Each Other Says The Lancet; Aramark Sets Up Nutrition and Wellness Hub with The Salvation Army - Health Minute for October 31, 2012

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A new health policy paper published in The Lancet medical journal concludes that U.S. and U.K. healthcare policy managers should learn from each other. The article, “Health Care Reforms in the USA and England: Areas for Useful Learning,” noted that both countries are under pressure to get more value out of health care spending and to reduce growth in costs. It also found that both are experimenting with new ways to achieve those goals.

ReportAlert.info - American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) publishes 2011 Corporate Accountability Report

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April  27, 2011 - American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), a CorporateRegister.com PriorityReporter, has published its 2011 Corporate Accountability Report. This integrated financial and nonfinancial report is backed by an extensive website - http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/AEP/2011/?ID=37765. AEP’s report achieved a GRI-checked Application Level A and was internally audited.

3BL Blogs: Michelle Rhee: Partnering with City Year DC to Tackle Dropout "Catastrophe"

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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