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2014-04-24 16:24:09

MILWAUKEE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls today announced its 12th-place ranking in Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 15th annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List." The company ranked 12th based on its performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy. Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, moved up from a ranking of 14 in 2013. "The credit for this recognition...

2014-04-24 12:27:15

PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced today its 15(th) annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, recognizing the standout performance of public companies across the United States. The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 298 data points of disclosure and performance measures--harvested from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and...

2014-04-23 23:15:16

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians, or healthcare professionals to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they have substantial proof of Medicare bill upcoding, because of a recent development involving the Justice Department, and a major healthcare organization allegedly involved in upcoding. The rewards for well documented proof of this type of wrongdoing can be extremely lucrative for the whistleblower, provided the overbilling is in the hundreds of thousands of...

2014-04-21 23:09:10

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors to contact them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof a pharmaceutical, or medical device company is providing kickbacks for increased sales of a specific device or drug, because of a recent DOJ settlement where a whistleblower like this received more that one million dollars in reward compensation. The Whistleblower Center is also extremely interested in hearing from healthcare professionals with proof a drug...

2014-04-17 12:30:47

September 14 - 17, 2014, Hyatt Regency Chicago MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders in government enforcement, ethics, and compliance will address compliance and ethics professionals assembling in Chicago, Illinois for the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, held over four days in September, the SCCE announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/DC67044LOGO-b SCCE's 13(th) annual Compliance and...

2014-04-16 23:16:50

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are encouraging employees of companies offering hospice services to call us at 866-714-6466, if they possess proof of Medicare fraud in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, because the reward potential is so significant. There was a recent settlement involving a company providing hospice services that we think will result in a significant whistleblower reward, and we think this should be of interest to anyone working in the hospice...

2014-04-14 23:10:42

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging pharmaceutical company managers or sales reps to call them at 866-714-6466 about reward programs if they possess well documented proof of off labeling drug marketing schemes that not only put patients at risk, but also fleece taxpayer funded Medicare. The Whistleblower Center says, "There was a recent gigantic settlement involving the drug called Riperdal that should serve as a wake up call to all potential whistleblowers in the...

2014-04-10 16:24:53

Brand's product, factory and service performance data revealed STRATHAM, N.H., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Timberland released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance data. The brand first started reporting annual CSR data in 2001. Timberland's persistent commitment to reduce its impact on the environment, while at the same time creating positive impact within its supply chain and in communities worldwide, yielded many notable strides in 2013. Timberland's 2013...

2014-04-10 12:22:26

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highlights of the Report -- Safety record: Excellent - zero lost time injuries in the year -- Community: Well engaged and maximizing local opportunities for employment -- Environment: Land use, biodiversity studies, water & waste management, mine closure planning -- Employees: Human rights assessment, fair treatment, benefits, training & localization...

2014-04-10 08:34:39

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster's Advance@Work app has been selected as an Official Honoree in the Education & Reference (Tablet & All Other Devices) category for the 18(th) annual Webby Awards. The Advance@Work app was created to guide employers through various employment topics, including workplace bullying and sexual harassment. The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), are the leading...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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