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Ecocentricity Blog: People Will Come

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We built the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. But we didn’t know if teams would enter. We didn’t know if their ideas would be as innovative and impactful as we hoped, as we need. We didn’t know if “people would come.”

James Earl Jones was right. I mean, of course he was. He’s James Earl Jones. If I ever met James Earl Jones and he told me direct exposure of sunlight to my retina is a good thing, I might throw my sunglasses away.

AkzoNobel and Partners Map out Urban Vision at Habitat III Conference in Quito

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October 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - People living in one of the world's highest capital cities will experience the positive impact of creative collaboration this weekend as part of AkzoNobel's involvement in the Habitat III Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.

Organized by the United Nations, the event is being staged in Quito, Ecuador. A major feature is the Habitat III Village, where AkzoNobel has worked with several partners to create a people-friendly route designed to improve the lives of local citizens.

Rebuilding Together to Provide Critical Home Repairs to Women-Owned Homes During She Builds Event

Event to include women-led home repairs educational workshops for community residents
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Rebuilding Together will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Seattle to host a She Builds event. Volunteers will renovate four homes in the Allentown neighborhood of Tukwila, while home renovation and design professionals will lead home repair workshops for the community.

Homes being repaired are owned by women who have lived in the community for several years and would like to remain there but are unable to afford repairs. The home repair workshops will be led by women. Attendees will learn repairs they can implement in their own homes from interior designer Rebecca West and handywoman Amy Ecklund. Workshops will include interior design tips, information on home maintenance, and basic plumbing and electrical work.

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Rebuilding Together will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Seattle to host a She Builds event. Volunteers will renovate four homes in the Allentown neighborhood of Tukwila, while home renovation and design professionals will lead home repair workshops for the community.

Homes being repaired are owned by women who have lived in the community for several years and would like to remain there but are unable to afford repairs. The home repair workshops will be led by women. Attendees will learn repairs they can implement in their own homes from interior designer Rebecca West and handywoman Amy Ecklund. Workshops will include interior design tips, information on home maintenance, and basic plumbing and electrical work.

Costa Cruises Supports “Pink is Good” Project on Board its Ships

October 10 marks the start on board the ships of the Costa fleet in the Mediterranean of awareness-raising activities to support the project "Pink is Good", promoted by the Fondazione Umberto Veronesi.
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Genoa, October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – To coincide with breast cancer prevention month, Costa Cruises has announced the beginning of a series of awareness-raising activities from October 10 to the end of the month on board its ships deployed in the Mediterranean.

The Council for Corporate Responsibility Announces 2016 Texas Corporate Responsibility Summit

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Bellaire, TX, October 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Corporate Responsibility, in partnership with Capgemini, is excited to host the 3rd Annual Texas Corporate Responsibility Summit at AT&T Inc. on November 15, 2016. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from, and network with, the many of the top Corporate Social Responsibility professionals from leading corporations in the state of Texas. This year’s theme is “Advancing Your Corporate Responsibility Agenda: Lessons from the Leaders.”  

Ohio Diversity Council Hosts 2016 Ohio Diversity & Leadership Conference

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COLUMBUS, OH, October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The Ohio Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference on October 20, 2016 at the Columbus Athenaeum. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics. In addition, business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (October 2016)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Chant4Change Says More Justice, More Peace!

Devotional Activism Event on 10.8.16 Seeks to Invoke the Spirit of MLK to Unite through Love, Song and Prayer
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At this critical moment in history where our world is filled with war, disease and racial conflict, there is a movement afoot to rise up consciously as one earth family, with one collective voice, unified through heart and song.

Automotive Supplier Diversity Drives Forward as FCA US Marks 17th Year of MatchMaker

Event attracts more than 250 diverse suppliers showcasing automotive innovations and technologies to more than 3,000 attendees
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Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC hosted its 17th annual MatchMaker on Sept. 15, bringing more than 3,000 participants to its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

This Week Only! Get $50 Off Your VM Summit 16 Ticket

Missed regular rates for #VMSummit16 tickets? Good news! Order by 10/8/16 and get $50 off.
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On October 1, 2016, registration rates for VM Summit 16 went up. However, we don’t want price to deter you from attending this one-of-a-kind event.

That’s why, for this week only (10/2/16 — 10/8/16), we’re offering a special $50 off discount on ticket prices. Simply enter the promo code “VMSummit50” on the registration page, select your ticket type, and check out.

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