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Donation made possible by employees participating in charitable events in 2014

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Nov 26, 2014 2:00 PM ET

November 26, 2014/ 3BL Media/ - Surrounded by more than 300 Ingersoll Rand employees, volunteers and community leaders, Bobby Katz, senior vice president and general counsel, Ingersoll Rand, announced a $1.27 million donation to United Way of Central Carolinas last Thursday, Nov. 13. Read about the campaign here. 

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New Photos and Videos Available of Angel’s Previous Climbs and Angel in Training

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 26, 2014 2:00 PM ET

Angel More, 12, continues to train for her climb of Mount Aconcagua this December. She hopes to become the youngest girl to make it to the top of Mount Aconcagua while raising $100,000 for Children International’s youth programs.

Within the next week she plans to climb Mount Dana five times as part of her training. In the past several months she has also completed several open water swims, biked long distances, and hiked through the Grand Canyon.  

Article from in Philanthropy
Nov 26, 2014 2:00 PM ET

A new competition is open to middle and high school students who create projects that help solve world hunger. The Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge is sponsored by Lift a Life Foundation, and “through the Leadership Awards Drawing, up to five winning schools may receive $5,000 each in technology products,” said a press release.[...] Lift a Life works with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and Yum!

Article from in Business & Trade
Nov 26, 2014 12:30 PM ET

Pressure is mounting, as the themes of corruption and bribery are becoming major topics of discussion in global markets. With increased demands for goods and the constant bombardment of international competition entering in markets, corruption cases across the world have been increasing. Industries large and small are looking for ways to enter into government contracts for long-term deals, and as competition between industries rise, so does the growing possibilities of corruption and bribery.

by Austin Belisle

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 26, 2014 12:00 PM ET

This Thanksgiving, many of us will celebrate with our friends and family. We’ll gather and enjoy roasted turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and a slice of grandma’s pumpkin pie for dessert. Unfortunately, 805 million around the world don’t have enough to eat. Last week, I learned that we can change that. I participated in the StopHungerNow Volunteer Food Sort on Cisco’s San Jose campus and joined 200 employees in the fight against hunger.

Sustainability - What Matters in the Real Estate Sector?

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Nov 26, 2014 11:00 AM ET

November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Real Estate Sector

Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Real Estate Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 71 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

Creating Shared Value is increasingly being seen as a framework to motivate corporate sustainability efforts. The company’s newest case study looks at how best to provide good diabetes care for the growing number of people with diabetes in Turkey.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET

November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/- More than half of the 7.2 million people living with diabetes in Turkey have a complication[1] that worsens health and are costly to treat. In 2012, treating complications accounted for 74% of total diabetes expenditures. According to the latest estimates from the International Diabetes Federation, by 2035 Turkey will have the highest absolute number of people with diabetes in Europe.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Nov 26, 2014 9:40 AM ET

Reem Abdel-Haq
Simi Valley, CA

“Ultimately, I’d like to create affordable therapies for people, especially in less developed countries with inefficient healthcare systems.”

Host University: Stanford University
Home University: Brown University
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Biology
Expected Graduation: 2016

Journey to Science

Article from in Philanthropy
Nov 26, 2014 9:30 AM ET

KFC South Africa has concluded its “31 Days of Hope” campaign, which just during the month of October raised US$340,000 for hunger relief. This brings the brand's 2014 hunger relief total to US$4.8 million, funds that will enable KFC continue to help feed 70,000 South African children each day.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 26, 2014 9:30 AM ET

1,000 runners from leading firms took to the streets of Central for Hong Kong’s inaugural Bloomberg Square Mile Relay. Under the city’s iconic skyscrapers, runners negotiated sharp turns and staircases with their baton to complete their mile in the fastest possible time. Team Macquarie Bank, the champions of the night, donated their winning prize of HK$80,000 to Sunshine Action, their preferred charity.

OhioHealth and Time Warner Cable Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine Solution

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Nov 26, 2014 9:25 AM ET

NEW YORK, November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – OhioHealth, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in central Ohio, is utilizing technology to connect patients with physicians. By using services from Time Warner Cable Business Class, the organization is able to remotely provide care to patients throughout the state.

U.S.-China deal on carbon emissions ramps up pressure on New Delhi to get more aggressive in moving away from coal.

Article from in Environment
Nov 26, 2014 9:20 AM ET
India's new prime minister, a Hindu nationalist and former tea seller, recently urged his country's schoolchildren to help save the planet by relishing the delight of a full moon.
"On a full moon night, if street lights are put off for two, three hours, will it not be service to the environment? Won't you enjoy the full moon night?" Narendra Modi said in September, adding: "We have forgotten to live with nature." He urged kids to switch off fans, lights, or appliances when not in use and turn off tap water when brushing teeth.

New study in the Journal of Urology® analyzed results from three independent registries

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Nov 26, 2014 9:00 AM ET

New York, NY, November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Testosterone (T) therapy is routinely used in men with hypogonadism, a condition in which diminished function of the gonads occurs. Although there is no evidence that T therapy increases the risk of prostate cancer (PCa), there are still concerns and a paucity of long-term data. In a new study in The Journal of Urology®, investigators examined three parallel, prospective, ongoing, cumulative registry studies of over 1,000 men.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Nov 26, 2014 9:00 AM ET

Friends, family, four-legged companions – For many of us, spending Thanksgiving and the holidays with our loved ones is a routine for which we are grateful. For some wish kids, being able to spend time with loved ones is their one, true wish. In celebration of Thanksgiving, Make-A-Wish highlights wishes that involving reuniting wish kids with the ones they hold near and dear, regardless of the distance and obstacles that separate them.

"I wish to go to Japan to visit my brother in the U.S. Air Force.”