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WASH Your Hands: How a Simple Well Helps Create a Strong and Healthy Community

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Clean water is one of the few things in life that never fails to live up to expectations.

It is difficult to overstate the importance of having it. Really difficult. In fact, it's probably impossible. Clean water changes almost everything.

Let's start with the obvious things. Having clean water and sanitation means being able to avoid exposure to countless diseases. Every year millions of people die from diseases caused by inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.

Las Vegas Sands Takes Action on Climate Change with New Set of Sustainability Goals

Sands ECO360 global sustainability program now aligns its environmental performance targets with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and science-based targets
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LAS VEGAS, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sands ECO360, the global corporate sustainability program of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has released its 2016 environmental report.  The report marks the company’s first annual measurement against its revised sustainability goals, building upon the success and key learnings of original targets set in 2011 and reported on through 2015.

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERHealth

by Elissa Goldenberg, Manager, BSR
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Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

Through this collaboration, we developed a mobile app to digitize the HERhealth curriculum so that workers could conveniently access health information...

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Watch How Qualcomm Wireless Reach is Making the World a Better Place [Video]

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In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, our strategic corporate social responsibility initiative, we created a series of compelling videos that drive home the positive difference our technology is making in the lives of people around the world.

Expert Interview with Tetra Tech's Richard Choularton, Food Security Expert

Assessing food security, famine, and early warning systems in the face of a changing climate
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Richard Choularton is a senior associate focused on food security and climate resilience with Tetra Tech International Development Services. As the former Chief of the World Food Programme’s Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Unit, he is a recognized, world-renowned expert in climate change adaptation and risk mitigation, resilience, food security, emergency preparedness, and early warning systems. Richard previously served as director of the Office of Humanitarian Assistance at CHF International.

Achieving the UN’s Global Goals: How Nestlé Plays its Part

by Chavanne Hanson
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As a participant of the UN High Level Political Forum this week, I’m sharing some Nestlé initiatives aligned with the SDGs but also learning about what more can be done, how we can work with others and can continue to contribute with tangible business solutions.

Delacon and Cargill Announce Strategic Equity Investment

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STEYREGG, Austria and MINNEAPOLIS, July 19, 2017 —  Delacon, the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives, and Cargill have agreed to a strategic partnership that will advance the market presence of natural, plant-based feed additives on a global scale, and meet changing consumer preferences of what animals are fed and how food is produced. The deal includes a minority equity investment from Cargill. Terms were not disclosed.

Cargill Expands Partnership with FareShare

Cargill sets up supply chain for FareShare to distribute fresh chicken
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HEREFORD, U.K., July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Global agriculture, food and nutrition company Cargill launched a new agreement to supply FareShare, a U.K.-based organization fighting hunger by tackling food waste, with fresh chicken every week free of charge. The agreement will help FareShare grow its capacity to redistribute even more food to communities in need in the South West of England.

When Global Health Benefits From a Breath of Fresh Air

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Breaking the mould of the work routine is invaluable. I was reminded of this recently as I walked around the white tents of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Here, against the backdrop of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, you’re more likely to see shorts and t-shirts than suits and ties. There's also a good chance you’ll finally talk with that expert you’ve been trying to connect with for months - while waiting in line for a famous Let’s be Frankgrass-fed beef hot dog.

Done and Said: Gas Natural Fenosa Publishes Its Corporate Responsibility Report

The report includes the implementation of a Sustainability Plan until 2020, which is integrated into the company´s strategy
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Gas Natural Fenosa is a leading multinational group in the energy sector and a pioneer in gas and electricity integration, with a balanced business mix, which supplies gas and electricity to nearly 22 million customers, in over 30 countries.

Its international presence puts it in an ideal position to be able to capitalise on the growth of new regions which are in the process of economic growth, making it one of the world’s most important operators.

Some of the main results in 2016 were:

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