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2011-07-27 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus) is proud to announce the recent hire of Mr. Tom Dale as the Director of Technical Solutions. "Mr. Dale's leadership will strengthen existing customer relationships and help Tantus deliver consistent and reliable services to our customers," said Tantus President, Mr. Buck Keswani. Dale previously served as the Finance Officer for National Park Service (NPS) in the Department of the Interior (DOI) where he...

2011-07-06 09:48:00

New Center for Excellence issue brief WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new issue brief from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence finds that California, North Carolina, and Ohio rely on a combination of wellness programs and cost containment to rein in cost increases. The brief, "Health Insurance for Active and Retired State Employees: California, North Carolina, and, Ohio," analyzes the cost of providing health insurance, along with changes in health...

2011-06-08 14:39:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Properties Trust ("CenterPoint") announced today that Mike Mullen will retire as Chief Executive Officer September 30, 2011 and be succeeded by Paul Fisher, currently President. Mullen, a founder of CenterPoint who guided the company as CEO since 2005, will become Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and will also serve on the firm's Asset Allocation Committee. "I've enjoyed my years at CenterPoint and especially the opportunity...

2011-05-11 14:02:00

Announce Specific Commitments to Scale-Up Energy Efficiency, Better Working Conditions Worldwide, Green Investing OAKLAND, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable business practices got a powerful, public boost today when a group of globally prominent investors, Fortune 500 companies and organized labor announced a series of coordinated commitments to combat climate change and other societal challenges while building a safer, more sustainable global economy....

2011-04-21 12:05:00

Company also launches new three-step "Green Pledge" for employees for Earth Day SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day this week, Blue Shield of California reported its results on social responsibility initiatives and is launching a new "Green Pledge" for its employees. The not-for-profit health plan has measured its progress on a number of corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitments in 2010 and the results can be viewed on the company's...

2011-03-16 15:43:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has provided notice that it has terminated negotiations for renewing a contract awarded to Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) for pharmacy benefit management services, the company said today. The renewal was scheduled to commence on January 1, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO ) The CalPERS contract has not been material to Medco's...

2011-03-16 10:59:00

Action reflects company's longstanding commitment to affordable care and health reform SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California (BSC) has withdrawn its rate filing with the California Department of Insurance and the company will not increase rates to any individual or family plan member for the remainder of the year, announced BSC chairman and CEO Bruce Bodaken today. The not-for-profit health plan has 340,000 individual and family plan members...

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2011-02-24 08:30:20

Apple shareholders opposed demands that the company disclose a plan for succession after CEO Steve Jobs took medical leave for the third time, but did approve a proposal giving them a bigger say in the appointment of directors. During Apple's annual meeting on Wednesday, pension fund group Calpers said about 74 percent of the votes cast favored a non-binding proposal by the funding firm that unopposed candidates for the company's board receive a majority of votes to win election. Calpers,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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