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Research4Life Case Studies Highlight Impact of Access to Research in Developing Countries

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To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, the organization launched a user experience competition. Users were asked to share how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total some 60 entries from countries in all five continents were received. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.

Banorte, a Pioneering Institution in Bringing Impact Investment to Mexico, participates as a sponsor in the 2012 Latin American Forum on Impact Investing

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More than 300 invited guests gathered together in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico representing all sectors involved in this new investment strategy, aimed at generating social and environmental benefits and financial returns.

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More than 300 invited guests gathered together in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico representing all sectors involved in this new investment strategy, aimed at generating social and environmental benefits and financial returns.

Leonardo Academy Helps Reduce Diesel Emissions from Wisconsin Ferries

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - February 27, 2012 -The inhalation of diesel emissions can trigger adverse health problems, including chest pain, coughing, throat irritation and congestion and can worsen bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. Emissions from older marine vessels can contribute to air pollution by producing particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) that can be harmful to not only the ferry operator and passengers, but also to the surrounding communities and environment.

Bush Melee Hitting Airwaves Across St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) February 29, 2012 - Fire, drama and passion are pulled together in a bush melee that hit the St. Vincent airwaves today in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. 

Bush Melee is a new local radio mini drama about love, life and livelihoods around St. Vincent.  Tune in to Radio NBC to meet our colorful cast characters from Mavis, a jewelry maker who is struggling to single handedly look after her six children, to Mr. Pappyshow who is known by all for his bad attitude and taste for rum. 

Protect Our Winters Launches the POW Seven Campaign

Invites Individuals to Pledge to Take Personal Action Against Climate Change
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This year at the X Games, Protect Our Winters and The North Face asked people to confess their secret climate shames. Whether you drive a gas guzzler, take really long showers or just forget to recycle, there is something that you can do about it. Visit www.protectourwinters.org/get-involved and take the POW Seven Pledge to make a change. 

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This year at the X Games, Protect Our Winters and The North Face asked people to confess their secret climate shames. Whether you drive a gas guzzler, take really long showers or just forget to recycle, there is something that you can do about it. Visit www.protectourwinters.org/get-involved and take the POW Seven Pledge to make a change. 

Cleantech from Canada Welcomed by National Impact Investing Network

Impact Software and Energy Solutions Doing Good in the US
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Now entering its third year conducting online virtual venture fairs, Investors' Circle is pleased to collaborate with the Consulate General of Canada in New York on their first online pitch event for 2013. The new year kick off will present 5 Canadian Cleantech enterprises expanding into and doing business in the US.

AT&T Makes GM’s Largest CNG Vehicle Purchase…Ever

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Sustainability and energy efficiency have a positive impact on the Earth, company morale and the business’ bottom line.  Just ask Jerome Webber, AT&T vice president of Fleet Operations.
 
Having recently purchased 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) cargo vans – accounting for the largest CNG vehicle order GM has ever seen – AT&T relies on sustainability as a key component of its  business strategy.
 

AT&T Orders 1,200 CNG-Powered Chevrolet Express Vans from General Motors

AT&T purchase is largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from GM
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AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

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AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

Nalco India Wins Aqua Excellence Award

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Pune, India - December 14, 2011 -  Nalco India won the 2011 Aqua Excellence Award from the Aqua Foundation in the category of Water Automation, Meters, Instruments and Testing Equipment.  Alok Bhadra, country director, accepted the award on behalf of Nalco at a function held in New Delhi, India.

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