Victims were brushed aside, in every part of the state, by church leaders who preferred to protect the abusers and their institution above all. The main thing was not to help children, but to avoid scandal. Were raping little boys and girls and the men of God who were responsible for them not only did nothing: they hid it all.
It’s clearly the sort of public relations problem that most brands would prefer to avoid. To boot, long before products hit shelves, there are usually costs incurred to re tool manufacturing facilities to accommodate an altered package, says Pierre Chandon, a professor of marketing at France’s European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD). And yet, the shrinkage continues.
Harmon Planned as a 49 story building at CityCenter with a 400 room hotel taking up 28 floors, topped by 21 floors of condos, MGM Resorts International announced in January 2009 that it would build only the hotel portion. The announcement followed reports of major construction flaws, including substandard concrete and steel rebar work, throughout the building. But Perini Building Co., the general contractor, alleged that design problems also were to blame.
Once GE connected the water monitoring sensors, however, people quickly identified fundamental changes that reduced costs. The data made it painfully clear, for instance, that energy hungry pumps and fans were operating at the same level all the time, regardless of demand. “We learned to turn the system down at night,” said Davis.
WHAT IT IS: The Adidas Originals “Original Is Never Finished” campaign, which featured a re mixed, modernized version of the Frank Sinatra classic “My Way,” earned the Entertainment for Music Grand Prix. Created out of Johannes Leonardo and directed by RSA’s Terence Neale, the anthem spot illustrated the idea of originality as a work in progress. It juxtaposed creative and cultural legends with up and comers: it paired skateboard legend Gonz with French pro skater Lucas Puig, NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar with young Lakers pro Brandon Ingram.
As difficult as it is to believe, there were plans at the time to dam the Colorado River, flood the Grand Canyon and turn it into a gigantic reservoir. Wooden drift boaters took to the river, along with a documentary crew, to make a film that brought national attention to the proposed reservoir project. This river journey helped save the Grand Canyon for future generations.
Hold the Presses!Well, it’s Thursday, August 26th, and the little guy’s decided to make an early entrance. This hub was fairly boring, actually, as I reread it today, because as a suddenly imminent grandma, I am full of energy and excitement. Okay, so here’s the scoop.