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Columnists challenge Tax Reform – Sunbury News

Tax Cuts for the Rich, Paid for with Your Health Care So-called “tax reform” would have the same result as health care repeal: millions lose their care, while millionaires get a tax break. By LeeAnn Hall Guest Columnist When Republican leaders tried to repeal health care in the spring and summer, many Americans raised the alarm and made a ruckus. We asked hard questions, looked at the independent analyses, held town halls, told our health care stories, and took to…

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Dental chain’s future looks all white

With an estimated $90-million fortune, one might expect Daryl Holmes would spend his morning chasing the next big deal, gracing the finance pages, or hobnobbing with business stars. Instead, the registered dentist spent a recent morning in surgery fixing a 93-year-old’s teeth. Holmes still practises dentistry one morning a week while running his fast-growing listed dental chain, 1300 SMILES. Earlier this year, Holmes, the company’s managing director, and his staff fitted mouthguards for 60 players in the North Queensland Cowboys…

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Nasir Hussain Shah announces Rs2.5m financial assistance for EFP

KARACHI : Successfully concluded Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Multinational Enterprises & Social Policy (MNE) Declaration and EFP’s National Business Agenda 2018-2023 called upon business particularly the multinational, large and SMEs companies to capitalize on opportunity to adopt socially responsible employment practices in line with the principles of the MNE Declaration to attain sustainable growth and economic development in Pakistan.   With the technical assistance of International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office Pakistan, Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP) successfully completed Stakeholders’ Dialogue on EFP’s National Business…

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Norwegian Wood: airline starts planting 3,500 trees in the middle of Oxford

NORWAY: we already know they’re good at wood from the fact we buy millions of Norway Spruce Christmas trees every year and, of course, the Beatles’ classic Norwegian Wood. Now, the Norwegians are bringing their trees to Oxford: 3,500 of them to be precise. This week, staff from the Scandinavian country’s low-cost airline Norwegian, visited the city to start planting a copse on Port Meadow. The company is also planning to plant another 3,500 trees in Spain. The foresting is…

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Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu :: Bestnaira.com

    And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic platform, Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF to turn the whole African landscape of 54 countries into a sort of investment tapestry, just like a visual artist paints…

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UPA didn’t let me rebuild Kedarnath, Lord chose me: PM Modi

Written by Kavita Upadhyay | Dehradun | Updated: October 21, 2017 7:13 am Uttarakhand Governor Krishna Kant Paul, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kedarnath Dham at Rudraprayag. Virender Singh Negi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the previous UPA government at the Centre had disallowed the Gujarat government, then led by him, to rebuild Kedarnath after flash floods devastated the area in 2013, but Lord Shiva had perhaps wished otherwise. After laying the…

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‘Introduce social accounting metrics for accountability’

By Kodjo Adams, GNA Accra, Oct. 20, GNA – Mr Kwaku Bedu-Addo, the Chief Executive Officer of South and Southern Africa Region, Standard Chartered Bank, has called for the introduction of social accounting metrics to hold governments accountable to the public. He said the accounting metrics must be strictly transparent and independently monitored to ensure that governments across the region took decisions to the benefits of the citizenry and create value for the next generation. “The metrics must be able…

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Women’s World banking hosts free breast cancer screening |

Women’s World Banking Ghana organized a breast cancer screening for over five hundred women as part of its corporate social responsibility. The move according to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the bank, Charlotte Baidoo is in recognition of the international breast cancer awareness month. Speaking to Citi News, Charlotte Baidoo said the screening will be done for two day with support from other corporate bodies. “Today, in recognition of the international breast cancer awareness month we have resolved to…

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Beardsell Ltd appoints Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath as Independent Director

The Board of Directors of Beardsell Ltd at its Meeting held today (20th October, 2017), which commenced at 10.30 a.m. and concluded at 4.30 p.m., have considered and approved the appointment of Mrs.Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath as Independent Director of the Company, subject to the approval of Shareholders in the Ensuing Annual General Meeting. The Board also approved the constitution of a Corporate Social Responsibility Council (CSR Council) with the Board Members Mrs. Jayasree Anumolu, Mr. Bharat Anumolu and Dr. Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath.…

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Malnutrition Mapping Project Featured by Harvard Kennedy School – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

ADA, Mich., Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ – The Malnutrition Mapping Project, a joint effort by Amway and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), is now featured in a Business Partnership Case Study by the Harvard Kennedy School. Providing a detailed explanation of why partnerships like this one between Amway and GAIN are so important, the case study also highlights the benefits of the data generated by the Malnutrition Mapping Project. “Malnutrition is a complicated issue and the more than two billion people worldwide…

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SCANIA held a CSR event SCANIA DRIVER COMPETITIONS THAILAND 2017 to create The

Bangkok–19 Oct– SCANIA celebrated its 30th anniversary in Thailand by holding a CSR event, “SCANIA DRIVER COMPETITIONS THAILAND 2017” aiming to encourage truck and bus drivers to become competent and determined on the road under the concept “4D”. Mr.Stefan Dorski, Managing Director of Scania Siam Co., Ltd. revealed that since 2003 more than 350,000 truck drivers in nearly 50 countries have participated in Scania Driver Competitions – the world’s largest truck driving and training event. Scania Driver Competitions 2014-2015 was…

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics : Atlas Energy Systems Wins 2017 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Orcelle Award

Atlas Energy Systems’ receives $100,000 WWL Orcelle Award at the Seventh Annual Ocean Exchange October 16, 2017 Oslo, Norway / Savannah, USA – Atlas Energy Systems (USA – IL) is the winner of the 2017 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) Orcelle Award®, which was presented at the seventh annual Ocean Exchange forum in Savannah, Georgia. Atlas Energy Systems, LLC* is developing a new kind of industrial battery that can operate in portable sizes for months or years without recharging and provide…

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GHMC to distribute 10,000 saplings to IT firms to check pollution

Hyderabad: In order to counter the pollution caused by the bursting of crackers, the Telangana IT Association and the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation plan to distribute over 10,000 saplings to major IT companies in the city this Diwali.  The TS IT Association has also launched “selfie with sapling” competition to encourage people to plant, maintain and nurture the saplings in their offices. Sandeep Makhala, the global president of the TS IT Association, says, “All IT companies are giving back to…

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Centre On Philanthropy To Launch New Website

The Centre on Philanthropy has a new website under construction, under sponsorship from BeesMont Law Limited. A spokesperson said, “The Centre on Philanthropy is most pleased to announce that through the generous sponsorship of BeesMont Law Limited, our new website is currently under construction. “The combination of a new website equipped with new tools and modern functionality, will allow the provision of improved user experience, improved communication to all stakeholders, increased traffic, increased collaboration across the sector, and improve the…

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Far Hills Race Meeting partners with rideshare service Lyft and Beam Suntory

The Far Hills Race Meeting Association announced today it will partner with rideshare service Lyft and Beam Suntory, producer of Maker’s Mark, to promote safe and responsible drinking during this year’s race on Saturday, Oct. 21. The annual event is a popular family friendly destination, drawing approximately 35,000 fans every fall. “Our partnerships with Lyft and Maker’s Mark will continue our longstanding effort to promote responsible decision-making and safe drinking,” said race organizer Guy Torsilieri. “The Far Hills Race Meeting…

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Mabalacat City schools benefit from CDC community projects

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 CLARK FREEPORT — Two public elementary schools with some 2,700 students have benefited from the community-assistance projects of Clark Development Corporation (CDC) recently. CDC Assistant Vice President for External Affairs Division (EAD) Rommel Narciso said the state-run firm turned over construction materials and an air-conditioning unit to Mabiga and Pineda-Gutierrez elementary schools, respectively. CDC earlier received a letter of request for sponsorship on the rehabilitation of Grade III classroom in Mabiga Elementary School from the school…

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