This webinar will provide an overview of NSF International, a public health & safety organization, the retail testing landscape and the product evaluation requirements for the NSF Home Product Certification (HPC) program. Hear how products can achieve this quality distinction that communicates to consumers that your products have met the highest level of product quality, performance, safety and regulatory compliance, and they can trust your products to deliver.
Attaining product certification is one way of telling consumers and retailers that your products meet stringent comprehensive requirements.
This free informational webinar will cover a broad range of housewares including:
Small home electric appliances
Cutlery & flatware
Food storage containers
Food contact utensils personal beverage containers
Barware & accessories
Ashlee Breitner, Business Unit Manager, Food Safety Product Certification
NSF International [email protected]
Marin Community Foundation and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy.
Overall, US-born Muslims make up the largest percentage at 34% of all Muslims in the Bay Area, followed by 14% born in Pakistan, 11% in Afghanistan, 10% in India, 3% in Egypt and 2% each in Iran, Jordan, Palestine and Yemen.
Silicon Valley Pakistani-American by the Numbers:
There are 35,000 Pakistani-born Muslims in San Francisco Bay Area, or 14% of the 250,000 Muslims who call the Bay Area home, according to the study. Bay Area Muslim community constitutes 3.5 percent of the area’s total population and is one of the highest concentrations of Muslims in the country.
As of 2013, South Asian Muslims, including Pakistanis, have the highest income levels, with nearly half (49%) of them having a household income above $100,000. In comparison, those groups with the lowest proportion of household incomes above $100,000 were Hispanic Muslims (15%), Afghans (10%), and African American Muslims (10%).
The Bay Area Muslim community is very diverse in terms of race and ethnicity:
South Asians (30%)
African Americans (9%)
Asian/Pacific Islanders (7%)
Based on the survey findings, the majority of Muslims live in the following three counties:
and Contra Costa (12%)
Thousands of Pakistan-born techies are working at Apple, Cisco, Google, Intel, Oracle and hundreds of other high-tech companies from small start-ups to large Fortune 500 corporations. Pakistani-Americans are contributing to what Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee describe as "The Second Machine Age" in a recent book with the same title.