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2014-07-31 23:17:34

The Children’s Environmental Health Network has welcomed Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, to their Board of Directors. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) has welcomed Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF and the US SIF Foundation, to its Board of Directors. At US SIF, Ms. Woll has spearheaded strategic planning, the development of a robust policy presence, the expansion and diversification of funding, and the...

2014-05-01 16:21:30

Gen. Raymond Odierno, Justice Sam Alito, Nancy Pelosi Among Honored Guests WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) will honor leaders in government, military justice and labor at its 26(th) NELA Gala in Washington, D.C., May 22. Actor Joe Mantegna will be the Master of Ceremonies. Tenor Sean Harris will perform. HONOREES: -- Secretary Leon Panetta, statesman, lawyer, and professor -- Sen. Christopher Dodd, president, the Motion Picture...

2014-04-17 08:22:09

ELKHART, Ind., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the outstanding capital stock of recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturer K-Z, Inc. (K-Z) in a transaction closing effective May 1, 2014. The purchase price, which will be paid in cash, is approximately $53.4 million, subject to adjustment. "We are pleased to welcome K-Z to the Thor family. With a strong focus on value, service and quality,...

2014-04-10 16:29:38

New service streamlines the integration of LMS with student information systems through the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) SALT LAKE CITY, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure made an appeal for greater collaboration among education technology vendors with its announcement today of a new service that simplifies the integration of its Canvas learning management system with K-12 student databases. Built on the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF), an industry...

2011-06-10 09:45:00

WASHINGTON, JUNE 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In remarks to the first-ever Washington, D.C. conference of the newly renamed "US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment" former Vice President Al Gore urged conference attendees to radically shift markets towards a more sustainable form of capitalism. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/USSIFLOGO) Gore, chairman of Generation Investment Management, was the keynote speaker at the US SIF: The Forum...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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