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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A Turning Point in Recognizing Natural Capital Risks?

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Two events in the UK’s House of Commons this week could mark a turning point in recognition of an invisible risk to the world’s economy – how natural capital underpins the security of our financial system.

New RSF Video: Financing Social Enterprises

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RSF currently provides $75 million in financing to over 80 for-profit and non-profit social enterprises. Watch this new video to learn more about three of these organizations: Camphill Communities California, Guayaki, and Ceres Community Project.

Do you know of a social enterprise in need of funding? Share this video and spread the word!

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Yum! Brands Announces Opening of 40,000th Restaurant with KFC in Goa, India to Spotlight Emerging Market Leadership and Growth

By 2015, India to Have 1,000 Restaurants in More Than 100 Cities; Yum! and Franchise Partners Plan to Invest $10 Billion in Emerging Markets by 2020
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LOUISVILLE, KY, and GOA, INDIA, OCTOBER 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the world’s leading restaurant company, announced the opening of its 40,000th restaurant, a flagship KFC store in Goa, India, to spotlight the Company’s emerging market leadership and growth. By 2015, India is expected to have $1 Billion in system sales, which includes company and franchise restaurants. By then, the restaurant company will have over 1,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell outlets in more than 100 cities. 

Monsanto Chesterfield Village Expansion Groundbreaking of Research and Development Center Marks Next Generation for Agriculture and St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company hosted an event yesterday to commemorate the beginning of the Chesterfield Village Research Center expansion, its global hub for research and development (R&D) and agricultural innovation.   The $400 million expansion, first announced in April 2013, will create 675 new jobs in St. Louis across all levels over the next three years.

Global Food Chain Riddled with Food Waste

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As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the last in a four-part series.

Global Food Chain Riddled with Food Waste

Patagonia and Fair Trade USA Announce Responsible Manufacturing Partnership

Patagonia to be one of the first major outdoor-clothing companies to offer Fair Trade Certified™ apparel; inaugural collection available in Fall 2014.
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VENTURA and OAKLAND, Calif.,  October 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Patagonia Inc., the outdoor apparel company, is proud to announce its plans to offer Fair Trade Certified™ apparel starting with nine styles in the Fall 2014 season.

50,000 Employees. 17,000 Cans. 12,000 Pounds of Food. One Mission: End Hunger. Canstruction Comes to Pittsburgh

BNY Mellon's Global "Canstruction®” Initiative Includes Pittsburgh Effort by Employees and Chairman and CEO Gerald Hassell
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PITTSBURGH, October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has launched a global initiative to raise awareness of issues related to food security and waste through a series of nearly 100 employee volunteer

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