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Do You Have the Insights and Vision to Achieve Conflict-Free Sourcing Practices

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On August 21st of this year the Conflict Minerals Consortium is hosting the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Syposium in Los Angeles, California. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Hanesbrands Expands Successful Central American Community and Education Partnership with Glasswing International

Company Partnership with Glasswing International and U.S. Agency for International Development to Provide Funding for School Renovation and Volunteers for After-School Programs Expands to Honduras
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/  HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel, today announced that it has expanded to Honduras its successful Central American school renovation and after-school youth club programs in partnership with Glasswing International.

ING U.S. Honors Excellence in Education as Co-sponsor of National Teacher of the Year

Washington State Teacher Named 2013 National Teacher of the Year
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New York, April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ING U.S. is marking its ninth year as co-sponsor of the National Teacher of the Year, a project by the Council of Chief State School Officers. ING U.S. joins in celebrating Jeff Charbonneau, a 9th-12th grade Chemistry, Physics and Engineering teacher in Zillah, Wash., as the 63rd National Teacher of the Year. Charbonneau, along with the 2013 State Teachers of the Year, was recognized by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, April 23.

Northwestern University Junior is Honored by Sodexo for Her Work Fighting Hunger in Chicago Area Communities

Student President of Campus Kitchen at Northwestern University, Sarah Suh, is awarded a 2013 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship
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Gaithersburg, Md., April 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo recognized Northwestern University junior, Sarah Suh today at its Diversity Business Leadership Summit in Chicago for her work fighting hunger in local communities. Sodexo president and CEO George Chavel presented her with a certificate for the Stephen J.

HMH / World Vision Book Donation Case-Study

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt partners with World Vision to distribute millions of award-winning textbooks, children’s stories, and adult and
reference titles to schools, libraries, and nonprofits around the world.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Donates $650,000 of Books to Department of Children and Families in Time for the Holidays

HMH books to be distributed as holiday gifts to foster children throughout Massachusetts
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BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Boston-based global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced a $650,000 book donation to the Department of Children and Families (DCF) in Massachusetts. The books will be distributed as holiday gifts to foster children all over the state as part of HMH’s global book donation program, which sees several million books distributed worldwide on an annual basis.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Gives Back to Local Communities Through Inaugural Company-Wide Volunteer Week

More than 1000 employees participate in over 100 volunteerism projects across 22 office locations, including Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Austin and Dublin
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BOSTON, Nov. 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) engaged more than 1140 employees in over 100 volunteer projects globally as part of its first annual Volunteer Week this month. The company-wide week of service was designed to support local communities in HMH’s 22 office locations all over the world.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and the Center for Green Schools Commit to Providing More Than 2 Million Children with Access to Safer, Healthier Learning Environments

‘Green Apple’ initiative will promote improved educational outcomes in the US and beyond
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September 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a national Commitment to Action to provide more than 2 million children with access to safer, healthier learning environments.  Known as Green Apple, this initiative is designed to empower schools in the United States and beyond to become more effective places to learn.

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Promises World-Renowned Speaker Line up

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Thought Leaders are gathering for the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium, taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

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