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Sanofi and Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborate on Potential New Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

- Fox Foundation to sponsor a clinical trial to study Sanofi compound -
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(3BL Media) April 19, 2012 - Sanofi announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) to conduct a clinical trial to assess the safety and tolerability of AVE 8112, a Sanofi PDE4 inhibitor – phosphodiesterase type 4 inhibitor - in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
 

Chrysler Group LLC Delivers to Duke Energy its Largest Test Fleet of Plug-in Hybrid Chrysler Town & Country Minivans

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  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) will be supplied to Duke Energy as part of demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC
  • Real-world city and rural miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over next two years
  • Vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy
  • PHEVs will be used to evaluate city drive cycles, thermal and charging performance, fuel economy and real world performance
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  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) will be supplied to Duke Energy as part of demonstration project by Chrysler Group LLC
  • Real-world city and rural miles to be accumulated on demonstration vehicles over next two years
  • Vehicles developed in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy
  • PHEVs will be used to evaluate city drive cycles, thermal and charging performance, fuel economy and real world performance

International Corporate Volunteering: Experiential Learning Advances Diversity And Communications

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“In spite of there having been a translator to help facilitate conversations, I have never been so keenly alert to my client’s body language and every nuance of expression, as well as my own,” explained Susan E.

Sustainability: No Secret Sauce

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It's no secret most companies prefer to keep their proprietary tools and processes under wraps for competitive reasons. Yet in the age of transparency, companies have become more willing to open their doors to inspection. One company has taken this a step further by allowing anyone – even its competitors – to view an essential aspect of its supplier assessment process, all in the name of sustainability.

UN Global Compact appoints WindMade Sustainability Partner of Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

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WindMade will be the official Sustainability Partner of the UN Global Compact’s Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro just ahead of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 (20-22 June 2012). WindMade, the organization behind the first global consumer label for organizations using wind power, has been named Sustainability Partner to ensure that the environmental impact of the event is minimized through all phases of planning and execution. This includes wind power procurement to cover 100 percent of the Forum’s electricity footprint, making it the first ever UN event to be labelled WindMade.

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WindMade will be the official Sustainability Partner of the UN Global Compact’s Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro just ahead of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 (20-22 June 2012). WindMade, the organization behind the first global consumer label for organizations using wind power, has been named Sustainability Partner to ensure that the environmental impact of the event is minimized through all phases of planning and execution. This includes wind power procurement to cover 100 percent of the Forum’s electricity footprint, making it the first ever UN event to be labelled WindMade.

Upcoming Best Practice Network Webinar: Driving Change with Impact At Work

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Tired of business as usual? Leverage the skills you and your employees have to bring real change to your workplace — and the world — no matter your industry or job title.

Recyclebank’s Samantha Skey to Address Competitive Couponing at ad:tech San Francisco

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(3BL Media) San Francisco, CA - April 2, 2012 - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced Chief Revenue Officer Samantha Skey will lead a session on the evolving landscape of consumer deal hunting at the ad:tech San Francisco conference on Tuesday, April 3.

Cisco Reinforces Commitment to Russian Sustainable Development and Innovation

Cisco and Skolkovo Agree on R&D Strategy, Focus on Creation of New Jobs in Russia
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(3BL Media) San Jose, CA and Moscow – March 29, 2012 – Cisco today announced the signing of a strategy document outlining its Research and Development plans with the Skolkovo Foundation. This marks an important milestone in Cisco's multi-year, $1bn investment in sustainable innovation within the Russian Federation. The plan sets the way for the company to create a physical R&D presence in the Skolkovo Technopolis, and was announced at the Global Technology Symposium, in Menlo Park, California.

Sustainia on the Look-out for Top 100 Sustainable Solutions

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(3BL Media) Copenhagen - 28 March 2012 – The Schwarzenegger-backed Sustainia project is gathering 100 solutions for a sustainable tomorrow. Titled Sustainia100, the solutions will be delivered to decision-makers during Rio+20 to inspire discussions. In addition, solutions selected for the Sustainia100 will be registered as nominees for the Sustainia Award. Submissions of projects are open until 20 April via sustainia.me.

Inviting Consumers to Innovate

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Smart companies are embracing the notion that sometimes the best ideas come from unexpected sources, outside of their four walls.

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