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Mars, Incorporated Publishes 2013 Principles in Action Summary

Summary details the company’s progress against ambitious targets to make a difference to people and the planet through performance
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MCLEAN, VA, July 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Mars, Incorporated publishes its fourth annual Principles in Action Summary today on mars.com, which details the company’s approach to business – the challenges it shares with society, and its commitment to put the Mars Five Principles into action.  This includes a target for the private, family-owned business to eliminate all fossil fuel energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from its direct operations by 2040.

Participant Media Launches TakePart World, A Multi-Platform Series Dedicated To Spotlighting Progress In The Developing World

The Series will Premiere on Pivot as a Feature of TakePart Live and will Highlight the People, Technologies, and Ideas that are Making a Difference
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Beverly Hills, CA, July 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the innovators who are making a difference. TakePart World investigates the myths and misconceptions people across the globe have about the developing world. The series spotlights the faces and voices of those driving progress towards a sustainable future for the world’s poorest. TakePart World is made possible with support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Participant Media Launches TakePart World, A Multi-Platform Series Dedicated To Spotlighting Progress In The Developing World

The Series will Premiere on Pivot as a Feature of TakePart Live and will Highlight the People, Technologies, and Ideas that are Making a Difference
Press Release

Beverly Hills, CA, July 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the innovators who are making a difference. TakePart World investigates the myths and misconceptions people across the globe have about the developing world. The series spotlights the faces and voices of those driving progress towards a sustainable future for the world’s poorest. TakePart World is made possible with support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

24 Years Later, Americans with Disabilities Act a Landmark Success, but Work Still Remains

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July 26thwill mark the 24th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, the ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation that recognized and sought to reverse the discrimination that persons with disabilities face in the areas of employment, transportation, public services and access to information. The law also paved the way for future disability rights gains nationally and internationally, including the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) of 2010.

Celebrating Excellence at the North American Indigenous Games

TransCanada Sponsors the 2014 North American Indigenous Games in Regina, SK
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The 2014 North American Indigenous Games are taking place in Regina, Sask. this week, July 20 - 27. The theme for this year's event is "Raising the Bar." The event will showcase unity, sport, culture, youth, volunteerism and team work between First Nations, Metis and Non-Indigenous communities by recognizing the healthy lifestyle choices young Indigenous people and future leaders from all over North America have made.

Developing Local Leaders Builds Global Sustainability

A key factor in Caterpillar's global strength is a distinct focus on local leadership development
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Caterpillar's global presence, depth and breadth of our product line and financial strength are unmatched in the industry. A key factor to this global strength is a distinct focus on local leadership development.

"As we look at building out our Business Model around the world, building local leaders is at the top of our priority list," explains Ed Rapp, Group President with responsibility for Construction Industries. "Development of local leaders around the world is what we have to do if we truly want to be a global company.

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7 Tips for Resonating With Millennial Employees & Their Desire to Do Good

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Do you know what the year 2020 has in store for your organization? In just over 5 years from now, the Millennials (also known as Generation Y) will make up the majority of your employees and co-workers. And they’re bringing significant changes with them.

Discovery Communications to Produce TV Special to Support White House My Brother's Keeper Initiative, Discovery Education to Host Town Halls to Deepen Learnings

-- Special Will Be Simulcast Across Discovery’s U.S. Networks on Father’s Day 2015 --
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Silver Spring, Md., July 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Communications today announced a comprehensive program to support the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, a White House program that seeks to improve the expected life outcomes of boys and men of color -- while simultaneously altering public perception of them -- through public-private partnerships.

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