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Underwriters Laboratories Xplorlabs Selected as EdTech Awards Finalist

May 22, 2020 Each year for the past 10 years, EdTech Digest has recognized the …

May 22, 2020 Each year for the past 10 years, EdTech Digest has recognized the most innovative contributions made in the field of education technology. Underwriters Laboratories is excited to share that its online learning platform, Xplorlabs, has been selected as a finalist in the STEM Solution category. This selection acknowledges our outstanding contributions in […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Finalists Chosen for 2020 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

Underwriters Laboratories has long championed women in STEM. It is proud to support the ASEAN …

Underwriters Laboratories has long championed women in STEM. It is proud to support the ASEAN Women in Science Prize—now in its sixth year—which recognizes female scientists who deliver significant scientific contributions to the ASEAN region while also inspiring other young women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The award is a […]

Sixth ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women Focuses on Preventive Healthcare

Sixth ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women Focuses on Preventive Healthcare On November 22, 2019, the …

Sixth ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women Focuses on Preventive Healthcare On November 22, 2019, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), launched the call for application of the sixth annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women. The 2020 […]

Wild About Safety with Timon & Pumbaa: Safety Smart® Honest & Real!

Are you unsure sure how to talk to young children about counterfeit products? Click the …

Are you unsure sure how to talk to young children about counterfeit products? Click the link below to watch Timon and Pumbaa talk about the importance of being real! Disney Wild About Safety®: Safety Smart Honest & Real! Timon and Pumbaa understand how important it is to practice good character traits such as honesty, kindness, […]

8 Strategies for Companies to Combat Counterfeiting

8 Strategies for Companies to Combat Counterfeiting The problem of counterfeiting is growing, but the …

8 Strategies for Companies to Combat Counterfeiting The problem of counterfeiting is growing, but the number of available solutions is growing, too. Awareness of the problem and its many destructive ramifications is greater than ever, as is the determination to resist. New laws, ideas, tools, technologies and new initiatives like the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Week are […]

Top 6 Ways Dangerous Counterfeits Are Sold

Top 6 Ways Dangerous Counterfeits Are Sold You may personally condemn and avoid counterfeit goods. …

Top 6 Ways Dangerous Counterfeits Are Sold You may personally condemn and avoid counterfeit goods. Your company may wisely do the same. But you may still fall victim to the crime of counterfeiting – particularly if you don’t know your suppliers. Complex global supply chains and online marketplaces make it easier for counterfeiters to infiltrate […]

5 Crimes That Go Hand-In-Hand With Counterfeiting

5 Crimes That Go Hand-In-Hand With Counterfeiting People may hear the word counterfeiting and think …

5 Crimes That Go Hand-In-Hand With Counterfeiting People may hear the word counterfeiting and think of one hustler on the street corner selling fake bags and watches. But counterfeiting is a large-scale and serious crime that has direct negative consequences for consumers, companies, jobs, and society. A fake necklace or counterfeited MP3 player came down […]

5 Counterfeit Products with Serious Side Effects

5 Counterfeit Products with Serious Side Effects If you end up with a counterfeit, no …

5 Counterfeit Products with Serious Side Effects If you end up with a counterfeit, no harm done, right? Wrong. People who buy counterfeit products always pay for it in some other way – even if they don’t know it’s a fake. Counterfeits are a huge risk and offer no guarantee of safety. They may destroy […]

Top 10 Counterfeit Products and Their Hidden Dangers

Top 10 Counterfeit Products and Their Hidden Dangers It’s not just “Fucci” bags and “Nolex” …

Top 10 Counterfeit Products and Their Hidden Dangers It’s not just “Fucci” bags and “Nolex” watches. On the surface of things, a counterfeit looks good. Consumers may ask: “What’s the harm?” On closer inspection, the reality is very different. Fake logos often hide unsafe and illegal chemicals, dangerous production methods, child labor, and even modern […]

Anti-Counterfeiting and IP Crime Prevention – Achieving End-to-End Supply Chain Vigilance

Vivian Vassallo, Senior Director, IP Protection and Enforcement at Dolby, explores ways companies can improve …

Vivian Vassallo, Senior Director, IP Protection and Enforcement at Dolby, explores ways companies can improve anti-counterfeiting, IP vigilance and brand protection across the entire supply chain, and provides a look at the role played by consumers. About the author Vivian Vassallo – Senior Director, IP Protection and Enforcement at Dolby – has been working in […]

How Many Counterfeit Goods Do You Have in Your Home, Without Even Knowing?

Most people would deny ever consciously purchasing a counterfeit product. Yet, the reality is that …

Most people would deny ever consciously purchasing a counterfeit product. Yet, the reality is that counterfeits have infiltrated the most banal products, from toothpaste to tobacco, and airbags to light fixtures. Consumers, law enforcement and corporate purchasers all need to be better informed on the many types of counterfeits out there, and the irreparable harm […]

The Fight for Consumer Safety – Anti-Counterfeiting Insights from Schneider Electric

Tracy Garner, manager, anti-counterfeiting at Schneider Electric, pulls back the curtain on the anti-counterfeiting strategy …

Tracy Garner, manager, anti-counterfeiting at Schneider Electric, pulls back the curtain on the anti-counterfeiting strategy of Schneider Electric and shares insights on the latest challenges in the fight against counterfeiting. About the author Tracy Garner – manager, anti-counterfeiting at Schneider Electric – focuses on anti-counterfeiting in the USA, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. During […]

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