New Civil and Human Rights Museum Partners with Service Systems Associates to Create an Innovative Retail Experience

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The 43,000 square-foot Center, adjacent to the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium, opened mid-June 2014 and contains galleries devoted to both civil and human rights. With original artworks and interactive displays, museum leaders hope guests will consider where they fit into civil rights history and how they … Read Full Press Release

Government of Canada Strengthens Ties With Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — (Marketwired) — 08/08/14 — Canada Revenue Agency The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, met today with Dr. Christian Jaramillo, acting Director of the National Tax and Customs Agency and with Mr. Santiago Rojas Arroyo, current Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism and incoming Director of the … Read Full Press Release

Marriott International Conservation Measures on Track to Meet 2020 Goals

Photos accompanying this release are available at “Our sustainability strategy is critical to the growth and success of our communities, our company, and our efforts to help protect our planet’s natural resources,” said Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International. Marriott’s reporting approach this year was to present the issues that matter most to … Read Full Press Release

Azerbaijan Highlights Double Standards in International Community

“If [these] countries and international organizations are really concerned about the violation of human rights, then why did they ignore the Armenian occupation of Azerbaijani territories, mass, brutal, and constant violation of the rights of hundreds of thousands Azerbaijanis? Why didn’t they press and apply any sanctions against the aggressor?” Suleymanov also highlighted the long-term … Read Full Press Release

Mark Zuckerberg painted a biting contrast with Apple on privacy, saying Facebook has sacrificed business to protect users (FB, AAPL)

The social-networking company has sacrificed business to protect its customers, Zuckerberg said.Facebook has intentionally chosen not to put its servers in countries that have a poor track record on human rights, even though those decisions have meant that it can’t offer its services in those places, he said. “That’s a tradeoff we’re willing to make,” … Read Full Press Release

Morrison & Foerster Further Strengthens Premier National Security Practice with the Addition of Leading Russia Sanctions Official

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) December 11, 2018 In his role at OFAC, Mr. Dobson developed strategies and tactics for achieving U.S. sanctions policy objectives, and applied that understanding of policy goals to shape executive orders, regulations, general and specific licenses, and interpretive guidance across multiple sanctions regimes, including Russia, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Belarus, and narcotics trafficking, with … Read Full Press Release

UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2014)

1. Global Compact Develops Issue Briefing Series Addressing Post-2015 Development Agenda 2. Corporate Water Stewardship Focus of CEO Water Mandate Conference in Peru 3. Cities Programme Events Focus on Innovation, Poverty and Urban Agriculture at World Urban Forum 4. Global Compact Commemorates New Book on Responsible Leadership by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart 5. Participant Status: New … Read Full Press Release

LDB President to Deliver Keynote Address Blasting BDS Movement

Speakers bio and lectures Lecture 1- Keynote speaker:Kenneth L. Marcus What is Anti-Semitic About the Movement to Boycott, Divest from, and Sanction Israel? “Supporters of the BDS movement argue that their campaign is a political response to human rights violations. Accusations of anti-Semitism, they often insist, are a bad-faith effort to limit debate on a … Read Full Press Release

Human Trafficking – Hidden in Plain Sight

Romy Hawatt It is a fact that for a variety of reasons, this insidious trade tends to be more hidden away in the West whilst it is generally conducted more openly in developing countries. Estimates vary depending on the agency reporting and also depends on specific categorisations. The International Labour Organization for example, estimates 21 … Read Full Press Release

CCHR: Protecting Human Rights in the Field of Mental Health

Dr. Michele Marzulli, president of the Italian branch of InternationalLeague for Human Rights (ILHR), a group with consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, stated that although the exhibition shows a harsh and unpleasant reality, “we need to confront this if we want to be free.” Founded in 1969, CCHR celebrates its … Read Full Press Release

Morrison & Foerster Strengthens Executive Compensation Capabilities with Addition of Two New Partners

NEW YORK (PRWEB) January 15, 2019 With more than 20 years of experience, Ms. Becchina provides sophisticated guidance to clients with complex compensation needs. Focusing her practice on federal tax and securities law aspects of executive compensation arrangements, Ms. Becchina regularly advises issuers, financial institutions, private funds and investment managers on a range of SEC-related … Read Full Press Release

One million low-income consumers acquire eyeglasses in Bangladesh

For low-income earners, eyeglasses are a simple, affordable tool that sustains productivity and earning power. Since the program’s start, it is estimated to have contributed to $110 million in increased income at the household level, based on an analysis of a study conducted by the University of Michigan. With a philanthropic investment of $3.50 per … Read Full Press Release

The Wendys Company Enhances and Expands Supplier Code of Conduct

“Since its founding in 1969 byDave Thomas, Wendy’s(R) has operated under a core set of values and is proud of long-standing, collaborative relationships with some of the food industry’s leading suppliers,” said Todd Penegor, President & CEO of The Wendy’s Company. “We expect all of our suppliers to comply with the law and use best … Read Full Press Release

As Gay Marriage is Made Legal in Miami-Dade County, the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority Grants Nearly $150,000 to Four South Florida LGBTQ Organizations

After an uphill battle, the LGBTQ community celebrated a victory in Florida when same-sex marriages were finally approved first in Miami-Dade County and then throughout the state and couples promptly applied for marriage licenses and wed. Nowhere was there more celebration than Miami Beach where the LGBTQ community and its advocates have long had a … Read Full Press Release

Andrew Lane, Pop-hip-hop-R&B Songwriter & Record Producer Curating Music at 1st Annual Ascent Expo, Biggest Entertainment and Philanthropy Event of 2015

Ascent Expo is a gathering of cultural creativity, conscientious capitalism, and philanthropy to explore the future of commerce, sustainability, environmentalism, health, and self-actualization. Ascent Expo anticipates hosting over hundreds of exhibitors, covering more than 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, which includes center stage for A-list music talent and a 40-ft red carpet for interviews. … Read Full Press Release