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In 1985, Michael Drummond needed a heart transplant to save his life, but no donor heart was available. On Sept. 8, 1985, the Total Artificial Heart became the first long-term device to successfully bridge a dying patient to a donor heart transplant. SOURCE: SynCardia Systems, Inc. DESCRIPTION:A successful bridge to a donor heart transplant (BTT) 30 years ago revolutionized the treatment of end-...
BJ's executives encourage team to take spoon selfie and spread the word about hunger in America SOURCE: BJ's Wholesale Club DESCRIPTION:September is Hunger Action Month – the Feeding America® network’s nationwide awareness campaign designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. To help bring attention to the reality of food insecurity in the United States, take a...
By Tim Hodson SOURCE: Keep America Beautiful DESCRIPTION:Originally published on Greenhouse Product News Next Saturday, Sept. 12, is National Planting Day. National Planting Day was launched four years ago “to celebrate the value and power of native species in restoring ecological balance to the environment while creating greener, more beautiful communities.” Click here to continue reading on...
[Video Trailer] Who We Are is What We Leave Behind SOURCE: Subaru of America DESCRIPTION:Every year, visitors to the most pristine places on earth send over 100 million pounds of garbage to landfills. Subaru, recognized for having the first automotive assembly plant in America designated as zero landfill, presents "Who We Are is What We Leave Behind," a new video series documenting the National...
SOURCE: United Nations Global Compact SUMMARY:The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated....
Events Nationwide, Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Focus on Community Needs SOURCE: Points of Light DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA, September 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – will host a multigenerational event in Washington, D.C., on the grounds of the...
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION:Since it’s inception in 2010, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657) has gained the attention of the international community. It has since had an influence on regulations around the world that focus on eradicating human trafficking and forced labor within supply chains. According to Kilian Moote of supplychainmanagement.com, “...four...
SOURCE: Carnival Corporation & plc DESCRIPTION:SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line hosted the annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon for the Seattle Men’s and Women’s choruses aboard ms Amsterdam Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at the Port of Seattle. The event started with a message from Executive Director of Seattle Men’s Chorus Steven Smith, Artistic Director Dennis...
SOURCE: Amgen Foundation DESCRIPTION: Angeline Marcks | Warwick, Rhode Island Amgen Biotech Experience Year: 2011-2012 Current Profession/Academic Ambitions: Undergraduate at the University of Rhode Island hoping to one day research genetically modified foods. "The hands-on components of ABE were much better than what was offered in other science courses I had taken. They are really what...
Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION:Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets...