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World Water Week Just Passed. Did You Notice?

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Today, 780 million individuals still live without access to clean and safe water sources. Two and a half billion people lack access to improved sanitation facilities. One billion people defecate in the open.  Is that too much information?

Which leads me to ask why do I, or you as a business professional, care?

Women in CSR: Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Caremark Charitable Trust

by Andrea Newell, Triple Pundit
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Welcome to our series of interviews with leading female CSR practitioners where we are learning about what inspires these women and how they found their way to careers in sustainability. Read the rest of the series here.

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Welcome to our series of interviews with leading female CSR practitioners where we are learning about what inspires these women and how they found their way to careers in sustainability. Read the rest of the series here.

Meet the Makers: 3D Printing Design Challenge Finalists Have Global Roots

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The maker movement is a big community of students, manufacturing enthusiasts and hobbyists using cutting edge tools and design software to find better ways to make things. In the U.S., they meet in TechShop workshops and flock to Maker Faire fairs to innovate and exchange ideas. But the results of GE’s latest manufacturing challenge show that the movement resonates far beyond America’s borders. It is an international affair.

ANN INC. and Vital Voices Award Twenty ANNpower Project Grants to Emerging Female Leaders

- ANNpower Project Grants to Fund Community Projects Designed to Initiate Positive Social Change -
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NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, and Vital Voices Global Partnership are honored to announce the 2013 ANNpower Grantees, a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action. The young women represent a diverse group of high school students who are committed to driving positive social change in their home communities.

Building a Globally Connected City in Denver

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Only a few weeks after Denver launched its first nonstop flight to Asia—landing in Tokyo—local business, civic and government leaders came together in Colorado's largest city to discuss how it can capitalize on its assets to compete in the global marketplace. 

Ashoka to Celebrate the Power of Pro Bono

October 20-26, 2013
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September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Ashoka, the world’s leading association of social entrepreneurs seeking to build an Everyone a Changemaker™ world, announces its participation in global Pro Bono Week from October 20-26, 2013.  For more than 30 years, Ashoka has bridged the business and social sectors by creating high-quality pro bono engagements that provide specialized business expertise to Ashoka’s leading social entrepreneurs, while enabling executives to gain unique perspective on the fields and communities in which they work.   Taproot Foundation, founded by Ashoka Fellow Aaron Hurst,

Mary Kay Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Sept. 13 marks 50 years of enriching women’s lives for top selling beauty company
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DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Across the world millions of Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants, their customers, corporate employees and brand lovers will mark the golden anniversary and founding day of iconic beauty company Mary Kay.

UPS Ranks as a Global Leader In Global Susatainability and Technology

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ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) has once again been recognized for its leadership in the areas of sustainability and technology.

For the third year in a row, UPS secured a top position on the CDP’s global Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). UPS ranked in the top five percent of companies measured, with a score of 99 out of 100. The CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, works with its shareholders, customers and governments to measure and disclose environmental information. UPS has been recognized for this achievement since 2008.

SAP Leads Global Sustainability Rankings

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September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced that it has been ranked the most sustainable software and services company by Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the seventh consecutive year.

Job Opening: Project Director and M&E Officer based in Georgia

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Social Accountability International (SAI) is a non-governmental, multi-stakeholder organization whose mission is to advance the human rights of workers around the world. SAI partners with governments, companies, worker unions, and civil society organizations to advance human rights of workers by promoting ethical working conditions, labor rights, corporate social responsibility, and social dialogue. SAI established one of the world’s preeminent social standards – the SA8000 standard for decent work, a tool for implementing international labor standards, and is one of the world’s leading social compliance training organizations.

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Social Accountability International (SAI) is a non-governmental, multi-stakeholder organization whose mission is to advance the human rights of workers around the world. SAI partners with governments, companies, worker unions, and civil society organizations to advance human rights of workers by promoting ethical working conditions, labor rights, corporate social responsibility, and social dialogue. SAI established one of the world’s preeminent social standards – the SA8000 standard for decent work, a tool for implementing international labor standards, and is one of the world’s leading social compliance training organizations.

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