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Lockheed Martin CEO Highlights Role Of Diversity And Inclusion In Energy Innovation

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson highlighted the role of diversity and inclusion in driving energy innovation during a Department of Energy event in Arlington, Virginia.

The forum marking the first anniversary of the Department of Energy's Minorities in Energy Initiative brought together key leaders from government, academia and industry to address the needs of underrepresented communities in the energy sector, while encouraging more Americans to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.


Hughes, the All Hazards Consortium and the Multi-State Fleet Response Working Group Announce a Strategic Data Sharing Partnership

Lessons Learned from SuperStorm Sandy Response Activities to Aid in Future Disaster Preparedness and Response

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, the All Hazards Consortium (AHC) – a non-profit organization focus on homeland security, emergency management, and business continuity issues, and the AHC's private sector run Multi-State Fleet Response Working Group (Working Group), announced a strategic information sharing partnership to aid in future disaster preparedness, response, and community resilience.


New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland's Agricultural Community

New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland's Agricultural CommunityMPowering the State's Agriculture Law Education Initiative reaches out to industry leaders

The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) now have a better understanding of priority problems and can begin to address them head-on. The ALEI recently published the results of a legal needs assessment for the state's agricultural sector – the first of its kind in Maryland.


Honest Tea Grows Purchases of Organic Ingredients to 6.5 Million Pounds, an Eight-fold Increase Since 2007

Honest Tea grows PURCHASEs OF organic ingredients to 6.5 million pounds, an eight-fold increase since 2007Fifth Annual Mission Report Highlights Global Programs, Partnerships & Events Created to Expand Reach of Organics

Honest Tea’s fifth annual Mission Report reveals a marked increase in the amount of organic ingredients purchased by the company from 2007-2013. In 2013, Honest Tea purchased 6,536,948 lbs., up from 790,000 lbs. purchased in 2007, the year prior to the investment by The Coca-Cola Company.  This eight-fold increase in seven years is in line with the tremendous growth of Honest beverages sold in the U.S. that enabled the mission-driven company to hit a major milestone in early 2014 with the sale of its one billionth beverage. 


Beyond Pesticides Supports Maryland County's Landmark Lawn Ordinance Introduced Today to Protect Human Health and the Environment

A landmark ordinance to protect children, pets, wildlife, and the wider environment from the hazards of unnecessary lawn and landscape pesticide use was introduced in Montgomery County, Maryland by County Council Vice President George Leventhal, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee. Bill 52-14 is based upon growing concerns in the community of the health risks associated with exposure to pesticides, and creates a safe space for residents in Montgomery County by prohibiting the use of non-essential land care pesticides on both public and private property.


New Hope Natural Media Presented 24 Natural Products Manufacturers with Awards at Natural Products Expo East

New Hope Natural Media presented 24 natural products manufacturers with awards at the 29th annual Natural Products Expo East, the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event.

Adam Andersen, show director, Natural Products Expos said, “We are very pleased that our event is the platform for brands – from legacy leaders with the industry to entrepreneurs launching their businesses - to showcase their natural, organic and healthy products on an even playing field. We congratulate all of the winners on their awards, as they were truly the stand out products of the event, and wish them success.”


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