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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 29 – October 6, 2010)
Obesity

Strict diet 2 days a week 'cuts breast cancer risk by 40pc'

Hansen Medical Announces First Patients Successfully Treated With New Flexible Catheter Vascular Robotic System

10 tips to steer clear of breast cancer

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eBay

Jobless Brit man tries to sell skills on eBay without setting minimum bid

CPC Strategy Publishes First Ever Merchant Comparison Shopping Handbook

Brazilian court to decide who owns iconic 250 pounds million Bahia emerald

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Western Union

Contact Center Industry Must Prepare for the Upturn: Says Frost & Sullivan

Western Union Promotes Hikmet Ersek to Chief Operating Officer

Exclusive Executive Event, Tata Interactive Learning Forum to Commence on October 28

More on Western Union

University of Illinois

New tool to make fight against tuberculosis easier

Evidence of unusual drug-resistant breast tumours found

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 29 – October 6, 2010)

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Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility evolved in the early 20th century

Competitiveness Goes Green With National Geographic

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (August 11 – August 18, 2010)

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Top News

144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 29 – October 6, 2010)

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The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 29 – October 6, 2010.

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Sara Lee Corp. Ranked as Top Performer in Climate-Related Innovation (October 06, 2010 02:00 PM) Source: Sara Lee Corporation

DALLAS -- USPlabs Works with GNC to Make Sure That Sales of Its Ultra-Premium Dietary Supplements Also Benefit Wounded Warrior Project (October 06, 2010 01:24 PM) Source: GNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Bank of America Awards First Round of Grants to Nonprofit Community Lenders for Microloans to Small Businesses (October 06, 2010 10:00 AM) Source: Bank of America

MINNETONKA, Minn. -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s ‘Team in Training’ Program Now Offered to UnitedHealthcare Health Plan Customers (October 06, 2010 09:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealthcare

NEW YORK & FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Third Annual Staples/Do Something 101 National School Supply Drive Raises More than $807,000 for Underserved Youth (October 06, 2010 07:55 AM) Source: Staples

SAN FRANCISCO -- Mission Markets Introduces Cutting-Edge Private Impact Investment Exchange at SOCAP10 (October 05, 2010 03:05 PM) Source: Mission Markets

MILL VALLEY, Calif. -- Moloka’i General Hospital Uses Solar-Generated Electricity From Solar Power Partners (October 05, 2010 01:26 PM) Source: Solar Power Partners

MINNEAPOLIS -- 2010 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon “Global Heroes” Celebrate Accomplishment (October 05, 2010 11:23 AM) Source: Medtronic, Inc.

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- CHF International and Caterpillar Named Finalists in U.S. Chamber of Commerce Corporate Citizenship Award (October 05, 2010 10:58 AM) Source: CHF International

NEW YORK & NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Light Weight Alcoa Wheels Improve Efficiency of Yale University’s Campus Transit Vehicles (October 05, 2010 10:36 AM) Source: Alcoa

CAMPBELL, Calif. -- Mo-DV Contributes to a Greener Planet (October 05, 2010 06:15 AM) Source: Mo-DV Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- J. Lohr to Fund 500 More Mammograms for Women in Need Through Sales of J. Lohr Carol’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc (October 04, 2010 02:56 PM) Source: J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

ADVISORY – United Through Reading Military Program (October 04, 2010 02:27 PM) Source: United Through Reading

NEW YORK -- Alcoa Named a Benchmark and Leader in Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (October 04, 2010 01:25 PM) Source: Alcoa Inc.

DENVER & MONTREAL -- Molson Coors Reinforces Its Commitment to Water Sustainability by Celebrating Water Stewardship Month (October 04, 2010 11:00 AM) Source: Molson Coors Brewing Company

MINNETONKA, Minn. -- UnitedHealth Group Pledges $2.25 Million to Fortify the Y's Efforts to Prevent Obesity and Related Chronic Diseases (October 04, 2010 08:30 AM) Source: UnitedHealth Group

MINNEAPOLIS -- Pink Together® Connects Nearly 700,000 Breast Cancer Survivors and Supporters (October 04, 2010 08:30 AM) Source: General Mills

ALEXANDRIA, La. -- UnitedHealthcare and The DAISY Foundation Presented the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria (October 01, 2010 05:36 PM) Source: UnitedHealthcare

MIAMI -- HAVE IT YOUR WAY® Foundation Raises Funds to Support Scholarships (October 01, 2010 05:05 PM) Source: Burger King Corporation

NEW YORK -- Time Warner Achieves Highest Possible Rating for 4th Straight Year in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2011 Corporate Equality Index (October 01, 2010 03:55 PM) Source: Time Warner Inc.

WASHINGTON -- October 8 Submission Deadline for $2.2 Million (USD) Zayed Future Energy Prize Fast Approaching (October 01, 2010 12:59 PM) Source: Zayed Future Energy Prize

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Seal the Deal: Energy Updates Provide Big Impact for Your Home and Wallet (October 01, 2010 11:15 AM) Source: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

WASHINGTON -- Aetna Introduces Health Competition for Students in Washington, D.C. (October 01, 2010 09:00 AM) Source: Aetna

ST. LOUIS -- Build-A-Bear Workshop Celebrates the 10th Birthday of DonorsChoose.org By Supporting Classroom Projects Across America (October 01, 2010 08:00 AM) Source: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

WATERBURY, Vt. -- Green Mountain Coffee Asks Coffee Drinkers to Trade out Their Daily Cup for Fair Trade in October (October 01, 2010 07:00 AM) Source: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.

NEW YORK -- Alcoa Launches Fifth Annual Worldwide Month of Service (October 01, 2010 07:00 AM) Source: Alcoa Inc.

BOSTON -- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute completes historic $1 billion capital campaign (October 01, 2010 05:00 AM) Source: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

HOUSTON -- Zero-Bleed™ Becker® Control Valves from Dresser® Will Help the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi Russia Utilize Clean Fuel and Reduce Emissions (September 30, 2010 05:35 PM) Source: Dresser, Inc.

URBANA, Ill. -- Illinois’ Technology Basis for Unique and Versatile Corn-Based Structural Composite (September 30, 2010 03:10 PM) Source: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreens Launches First Nationwide Safe Medication Disposal Program (September 30, 2010 10:00 AM) Source: Walgreens

NEW YORK -- Alcoa Joins the Sustainability Consortium (September 30, 2010 10:00 AM) Source: Alcoa

RICHMOND, Calif. -- Richmond Wholesale Moves to Biodegradable Packaging (September 30, 2010 09:00 AM) Source: Richmond Wholesale

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Western Union Foundation and Agent Grupo Elektra Donate $50,000 to Fundacion Azteca in Support of Hurricane Karl Disaster Relief Efforts (September 30, 2010 08:00 AM) Source: Western Union

PHOENIX -- APS Continues to Bring More Solar to Arizona (September 29, 2010 06:19 PM) Source: APS

The following knowledgeable industry leaders and scholars from Business Wire's ExpertSource database are available to discuss topics relating to Corporate Social Responsibility.

Kirwan Rockefeller, Ph.D., Director of Sustainable Leadership Program, University of California, Irvine Extension, offers in-depth knowledge about the sustainable movement and how a shift in momentum is changing perceptions and attitudes towards sustainability. Rockefeller offers insight on what the growing green jobs are, the benefits of sustainability for businesses and how to educate the business leaders tasked with implementing green initiatives.

PR Contact: Vivian Chan
Phone number: 949-486-8960 ext. 235
Email: vivian@echomediapr.com

Julia Wilhelm is an associate director in the San Francisco office of Studley, an international commercial real estate firm specializing in representing tenants. Her expertise in financial analysis as well as her detail-oriented execution style, supports her ability to successfully advocate on behalf of tenants in all types of real estate transactions from site selection and economic modeling to lease negotiation, execution and move-in. Julia specializes in implementing green real estate solutions for her clients and is the first Real Estate Professional in San Francisco to have been awarded the LEED-Accredited Professional designation from the U.S. Green Building Council certifying her expertise in sustainable commercial real estate projects. She is also a member of Studley's National Sustainable Practice. Julia has represented office lease transactions totaling over 1,000,000 square feet in downtown San Francisco. Clients include San Francisco-based firms Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney, New Resource Bank (representing the bank in one of the first LEED-CI office space acquisitions in San Francisco), PAV Investments, Dwell Magazine, MyVest, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco, as well as national and multi-national companies such as the Charles Schwab Corporation, EarthLink, eBay/StubHub, Forest Labs, and Novell.

PR Contact: Renay Fanelli
Phone number: 415-457-7180
Email: renay@wire-to-wire.com

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