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2014-03-20 12:36:34

Ethisphere Institute includes TI on the list for eighth year in a row DALLAS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated has again been recognized as one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance. This is the eighth consecutive year the company has secured a spot on the list, which recognizes organizations that continue to raise the bar on...

2014-03-20 12:34:29

MOLINE, Ill., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth consecutive year, Deere & Company has been included on Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies" list. The research-based Ethisphere Institute is dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. Deere was among 144 companies honored after evaluations were conducted of each company's corporate ethics...

2014-03-20 12:33:21

ST. LOUIS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company®. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO The award recognizes organizations that continue to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior. World's Most Ethical Company...

2014-03-20 12:32:43

UH one of eight hospital systems worldwide named in health services category; award recognizes exceptional ethical leadership across continents and industries CLEVELAND, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as one of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies®. This is the second time that the UH health system has received...

2014-03-20 12:26:05

Recognized for Demonstrated Leadership in Ethical Business Practices HOUSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has been named to the Ethisphere Institute's World's Most Ethical Companies list for a third consecutive year. The World's Most Ethical Companies list recognizes industry leaders in ethical business practices. This year's 144 honorees span 41 industries and 22 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20061030/CLM051LOGO "The Spectra...

2014-03-20 08:32:41

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper announced today that it has been recognized as one of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and governance. This is the eighth straight year that International Paper has been honored with this award, which recognizes organizations that continue to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate...

2014-03-20 08:30:35

Novation only company in health care group purchasing space to earn both World's Most Ethical Companies and Ethics Inside® Certification honors three years in a row IRVING, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, announced that it was recognized as...

2014-03-20 08:27:10

Award Recognizes Leading Companies That Place Ethical Business Practices and Standards as a Central Element of their Growth and Performance Objectives NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and compliance, announced today the selection of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies®. The World's Most Ethical Company designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making...

2014-03-19 08:26:41

QUEBEC CITY, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Its books adorn the library shelves of Ivy League institutions such as Harvard University and are used by Fortune 500 corporations and governments around the world. It was the first publisher to provide electronic information to library catalogues free of charge in a data interchange language called MARC. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/PH85961-aLogo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/PH85961LOGO-b Tucked away...

2014-03-18 16:20:40

Elbit Systems of America honored for ethical excellence within the aerospace and defense industry SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ethisphere Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and compliance and designator of the World's Most Ethical Companies, announced today that Elbit Systems of America (ESA), a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. has earned the coveted Ethics Inside(R)...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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