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VHA Citizenship and Sustainability Scorecard Shows Progress in the Health Care Network's Earth-Friendly Business Practices

VHA Releases "Go Green" Principles to Change the Nature of Business Operations IRVING, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit, community-owned hospitals, today released its second annual Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Scorecard...

Abbott Highlights Strong Corporate Responsibility Performance With Release of 2008 Global Citizenship Report

Company's Report Outlines Strategic Citizenship Priorities: Innovating for the Future, Enhancing Access, Safeguarding the Environment and Protecting Patients and Consumers ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today announced the release of its 2008 Global Citizenship Report en...

Abbott Releases 2007 Global Citizenship Report Highlighting Strong Commitment to Access to Health Care

Company's Report Entitled, 'Ingenuity at Work,' Discusses Abbott's Contributions to Access, Innovation, Science Education and the Environment ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) today released its 2007 Global Citizenship Report, "Ingenuity at Work," whi...

Community Health Centers Reveal Specific Ramifications of The Medicaid Citizenship and Identification Documentation Requirements

Continued Assessment of Impact Underway; Updated Results to Be Released in Fall 2007 as Congress Considers Legislation to Ease Requirements WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing assessment of the impact of Medicaid documentation requirements enacted by Congre...

Bush Administration to Exempt Medicaid Recipients on Proof of Citizenship

The White House has declared on Thursday that it would exempt the millions of vulnerable Medicaid recipients from the new law which requires them to give proof of their citizenship// by showing passports, birth certificates or other documents. This move was mainly seen as an attempt to pre-empt...

4th Annual Case for Inclusion Report Ranks All 50 States on Community-Based Support

...s been committed to change and progress for persons with disabilities for 60 years. Its mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. Reflective of its long history of service and support to people who experience all types of dis...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

...unities nationwide. In past years, Y-USA was joined in this effort by National Presenting Sponsors - PepsiCo Foundation, Aquafina, Kellogg's Corporate citizenship Fund, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, JCPenney Afterschool Fund, and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), and by Expert Advisors ...

VHA and AT&T Bring Innovative Communications Solutions to Health Care

...ork includes some of the nation's largest integrated delivery systems, urban health care providers and small, rural hospitals. VHA, recognized for its citizenship and sustainability practices, is based in Irving, Texas, and has a network of 16 regional offices across the country. About AT&T AT&am...

Immigration Attorneys Make Immigration Law & Employment Visas Easier for Foreign Workers, U.S. Employers, Corporations and Corporate Counsel

...8000 Studebaker Road, 900A, Cerritos, CA 90703. Space is limited. U.S. citizenship and Naturalization: What To Expect During The Naturalization Process Tues... Trigger Bars to Naturalization and Possible Deportation, N-600, Derivative citizenship and Acquired Citizenship, Dual Nationality Issues. The discussion will con...

New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities

...rowing movement of several prominent higher education organizations that view an understanding of public health issues as a critical component of good citizenship and a prerequisite for taking responsibility for building healthy societies. Sudbury, MA (PRWEB) August 1, 2009 -- A new te...
Citizenship in Biological News

72 new members chosen by Academy

...ers to 2,041. Foreign associates are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States. Today's election brings the total number of for...ssociates, their affiliations at the time of election, and their country of citizenship are: ASFAW, BERHANE; manager, Rift Valley Research Service, Addis Ababa,...

Poll Shows Strong Doubts About Effectiveness of Federal Employment Verification System

...ds for stopping illegal immigration. The new poll also suggests that Americans are looking for improvements over the current systems for verifying citizenship and residency, which they see as flawed. Americans respond strongly to arguments that the Federal government's current "E-Verify" employment verificat...

Genetic ancestral testing cannot deliver on its promise, study warns

... to never see a day when genetic ancestry tracing with its inconclusive, continent-based affiliations supersedes treaties between specific nations and citizenship criteria that require documentation of named ancestors," said Kimberly TallBear, co-author of the article and a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow wit...
Citizenship in Biological Technology

Aflac Honored with Corporate Citizenship Award

U.S. Chamber of Commerce awards Aflac and the Aflac Cancer Center for partnering in the fight against pediatric cancer. COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, the relationship that started over ten years ago between Aflac and the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Se...

African Ancestry, Educators, Identity Experts Launch DNA Education Project during Historic Black History Month; 7th Graders Score High on Ultimate Self Test

... Freeman, India.Arie, Chris Rock and Spike Lee. In late 2008, actor Isaiah Washington, became the first African American in the U.S. to gain African citizenship in Sierra Leone solely based on his DNA-established ancestry in the country. African Ancestry has been featured across the globe in outlets suc...

Baxter Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Tenth Consecutive Year

...rporate Responsibility Officer magazine as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens in the United States. Baxter is a member of the Center for Corporate citizenship at Boston College, the Business Environmental Leadership Council of the Pew Center on Global Climate Exchange, the Chicago Climate Exchange, the U.S. ...

Baxter and Its Foundation Contribute Nearly $53 Million in 2007 to Address Critical Needs Locally and Globally

...rporate Responsibility Officer magazine as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens in the United States. Baxter is a member of the Center for Corporate citizenship at Boston College, the Business Environmental Leadership Council of the Pew Center on Global Climate Exchange, the Chicago Climate Exchange, the U.S. ...

MEDEA+ Noblanc award highlights improvements in microelectronics

...and business. The MEDEA+ project developed card-embedded and middleware-oriented functions that make possible deployment of next generation European citizenship cards as well as preparing interoperability between European and worldwide identity projects. As a result, citizens will be able to carry a smartcard ...

ChemAxon and Agilent Technologies Sign Agreement Extending JChem Integration With Kalabie Electronic Lab Notebook

...eminformatics and chemical communication. For more information please visit http://www.chemaxon.com . Note to Editors: Further technology, corporate citizenship and executive news is available on the Agilent news site at http://www.agilent.com/go/news . ...

Baxter Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Ninth Consecutive Year

... Citizens in the United States and by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. Baxter is a member of the Center for Corporate citizenship at Boston College, the Business Environmental Leadership Council of the Pew Center on Global Climate Exchange, the Chicago Climate Exchange, the U.S. ...

Qurb Gets a Step Up From Second-Time Entrepreneurs

...ributors of the software. The company has found willing affiliates in content providers who want to protect their brands and demonstrate good email citizenship by providing an anti-spam solution to their readers. The benefit to Qurb: significant distribution. The benefit to content providers (many of whom wer...

Wisconsins Businesses Can Become Environmental Leaders

...of energy efficiency, the business community and E4s members can receive the well-deserved respect that goes with economic development, good corporate citizenship and environmental stewardship. ...

Are guest worker programs causing backlash amid IT downsizing?

...m Daniel Griswold, director of the Cato Institute Center for Trade Policy Studies, before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security & citizenship on May 26, 2005: Thank you for inviting the Cato Institute to testify today on the subject of immigration reform and the U.S. economy. Our current imm...
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