CPR TO HONOR 3M AND ITS GENERAL COUNSEL, IVAN K. FONG, AT ITS 2015 CORPORATE LEADERSHIP AWARD (CLA) DINNER

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CPR TO HONOR 3M AND ITS GENERAL COUNSEL, IVAN K. FONG, AT ITS 2015 CORPORATE LEADERSHIP AWARD (CLA) DINNER   

2015 CLA honorees to be recognized for leadership in field of dispute resolution

New York, NY – July 30, 2015 – CPR, The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution has announced 3M (NYSE: MMM) and Ivan K. Fong, its Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, as the recipients of CPR’s 2015 Corporate Leadership Award (CLA) for their demonstrated leadership in dispute resolution (ADR). 3M and Mr. Fong will be honored at CPR’s Annual Corporate Leadership Award Dinner on Nov. 18, 2015, at The American Museum of Natural History in New York. 
  
“3M and Ivan Fong have demonstrated unparalleled leadership towards the advancement of dispute resolution, and it is our great honor to name them as the esteemed recipients of CPR’s 2015 Corporate Leadership Award,” said Noah Hanft, President & CEO of CPR. “3M was an early supporter of CPR, having both joined as a member and signed the CPR Pledge in 1984.  Ivan and 3M attorneys worldwide have deftly integrated dispute avoidance and resolution into the company’s business operations and corporate culture.” 
  
3M is a science-based company that has improved daily life for people all over the world. With $32 billion in sales and operations in more than 70 countries, 3M employs 90,000 people worldwide and produces thousands of products – some of the world’s best-known brands, including Post-it®, Scotch®, Scotch-Brite™, Filtrete™, Command™,  Nexcare™ and ScotchBlue™ – that are sold in nearly 200 countries globally.
  
CPR’s Corporate Leadership Award is presented annually at a black tie event that draws approximately 500 attendees representing businesses and their general counsel from Fortune 200 corporations, partners from leading law firms, and industry experts and scholars who come together to acknowledge the importance of ADR. Since inception, the event has raised more than $9 million for CPR’s public policy research, programs and initiatives internationally.   
  
About CPR
CPR is an independent nonprofit organization that, for more than 35 years, has helped global businesses prevent and resolve commercial disputes effectively and efficiently. Our membership consists of top corporations and law firms, academic and government institutions, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world. CPR is unique as: (1) a thought leader, driving a global dispute resolution culture; (2) a developer of cutting-edge tools and resources, powered by the collective innovation of its membership; and (3) an ADR provider offering innovative, practical arbitration rules, mediation and other dispute resolution procedures, and neutrals worldwide. For more information, please visit www.cpradr.org. 

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