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Beyond Access Makes the Case for Libraries in Global Development

Launch event to spark debate on alternative development approaches among policymakers, global funding institutions, NGOs and library innovators
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WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Thoughtful discussion, interactive debates and inspiring development stories are all on the agenda at Local Alternatives for Global Development: Rediscovering Libraries on October 3, 2012, at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage.

ReportAlert.info - Baxter (NYSE:BAX) Publishes 2011 Sustainability Report

The report features progress toward the company's sustainability priorities and goals and its commitment to addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.
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(3BL Media) June 28, 2012 - Baxter International Inc. has issued its 2011 Sustainability Report, marking the 13th consecutive year the company has released a report about its social, environmental and economic performance. The report, available at http://sustainability.baxter.com, features progress toward the company's sustainability priorities and goals and its commitment to addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.

Highlights from the 2011 report include:

Mayor Nutter to Issue a Proclamation to Kick-Off Stop Diabetes Week

The American Diabetes Association Is Educating the City of Philadelphia about Diabetes
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Sodexo Future Chefs Program Earns National Restaurant Association Recognition in First-Ever Innovator of the Year Awards

Program Wins Menu Development Category for Using Kid-Created Recipes to Improve Student Nutrition Nationally
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - May 24, 2012 - Sodexo Future Chefs, a national program that encourages students to learn about good nutrition by creating their own fun, creative and healthy recipes, won the Innovator of the Year Award in the Menu Development category in the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) inaugural Operator Innovations Awards.  The Future Chefs national challenge was formally recognized at the NRA Show 2012 in Chicago.

CVS Caremark All Kids Can and Cedars-Sinai Partner to Bring COACH for Kids and their Families® Mobile Medical Clinic to Four Additional Los Angeles Schools

Grant ensures more vulnerable children in Los Angeles have access to free quality healthcare services
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(3BL Media) Los Angeles, CA - May 17, 2012 - CVS Caremark, through its All Kids Can program, today announced a partnership with Cedars-Sinai to expand the medical center's COACH for Kids and their Families® program to provide health services to more vulnerable children in

Keller, TX Middle-Schooler Combines Creativity and Good Nutrition to Conquer Sodexo’s Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge

Student’s Winning Recipe, Saturday Asian Breakfast, Makes the Most Important Meal of the Day Fun
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - May 14, 2012 - Lorenzo Laohoo, 13, a seventh-grader from the Keller Independent School District in Texas, won the 2012 edition of Sodexo’s Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge, a nationwide program that teaches students about good nutrition and encourages them to make healthy choices by creating their own nutritious breakfast recipes. Laohoo won the national challenge when the video for his Saturday Asian Breakfast received the most votes on the program’s YouTube page.

General Mills Releases 2012 Global Responsibility Report

The company’s 42nd annual report highlights how corporate social responsibility is at the core of its Nourishing Lives mission, culture and business strategy
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(3BL Media) Minneapolis, MN – April 4, 2012 – General Mills today released its 2012 Global Responsibility Report, detailing the company’s progress in the areas of health, communities and environment.  The 2012 report can be viewed or downloaded at GeneralMills.com.

The Advanced Coronary (ACT) Foundation

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(3BL Media) March 14, 2012 - Sanofi Canada is a proud partner of the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation. This is the only program of its kind worldwide.

The Hershey Company and Carl Lewis Say “Happy 35th Birthday” to the Hershey®’s Track & Field Games

Program has encouraged youth activity in communities across North America since 1977
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(3BL Media) Hershey, PA - March 6, 2012 - Today, The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) sings “Happy Birthday” to celebrate the 35th year of the Hershey®’s Track & Field Games, the largest youth activity program of its kind in North America. To commemorate the occasion, Hershey is inviting families to birthday parties throughout 2012 that will help them have fun and get active.

Research4Life Case Studies Highlight Impact of Access to Research in Developing Countries

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To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, the organization launched a user experience competition. Users were asked to share how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total some 60 entries from countries in all five continents were received. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.

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