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Nutro Delivers AniMeals-On-Wheels

The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”
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The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”

Meals on Wheels was the perfect partner in this endeavour as the program delivers healthy meals to seniors in 11 counties.

Houston Parks and Recreation Department, UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia Celebrate New Community Garden at Shady Lane Park

UnitedHealthcare funds improvements to five Houston-area urban gardens and volunteers to renovate community garden at Shady Lane Park
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November 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) and UnitedHealthcare celebrated the creation of the new community garden at Shady Lane Park with a special ribbon-cutting event and volunteer activities today.

The creation of the community garden at Shady Lane Park, the improvements to five other Houston-area urban gardens, and the support of HPARD’s Afterschool Meal Program were all made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare.

Focus on Senior Female Leadership at Mars, Incorporated

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Global Sustainability Director Kate Wylie speaks to GreenBiz about how she is driving sustainable development within Mars Read more

 

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Farm Sanctuary Celebrates Turkeys on Thanksgiving

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For many Americans​,​ turkeys are at the center of​ Thanksgiving ​celebration ​s​ as the main dish, ​although ​how this tradition started is not clear. One animal rights organization decided to give turkeys a different role during the festivities. At ​F​arm Sanctuary, they are guests of honor.

Mutuality is Paramount to Mars' Sustainability Mission

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Barry Parkin, Chief Sustainability Officer explains how Mars' principle of Mutuality plays a crucial role in reaching sustainability targets Read more.

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Ghanian Shea Butter Non-Profit Collective Shifts to For-Profit Model

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Four years ago, SAP and PlaNet Finance joined forces on a multilateral partnership to improve Ghana’s shea butter supply chain. The result was the StarShea Network, a non-profit collective that provided a combination of mobile technology, education and microfinance to rural shea nut farmers and butter producers in Northern Ghana. Now the network has transitioned to an incorporated, stand-alone business, SAP announced yesterday.

Coca-Cola, Cargill monitor producers’ efforts

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CLARION - One might think that Coca-Cola and Cargill would seem out of place at a farmer-oriented field day where reducing nitrate runoff was the focus.

But they were present on Aug. 27 in Wright County to learn and monitor what farmers are hearing and doing to reduce nitrate runoff and leaching, plus what is planned for additional sustainable farming methods.

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