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British American Tobacco Launches Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods Focus Report

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LONDON, November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- British American Tobacco’s commitment to working to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply our tobacco leaf is the focus of the latest report on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods, available now.

Wings for Autism VIDEO | HP Partners with The Arc & SkyWest Airlines

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In a special partnership, HP and The Arc gave autistic children the chance to rehearse and adjust to air travel at Fresno-Yosemite International airport. HP helped families print their experiences to take back home and use for future travels.

Learn more about HP's Integrity and Inclusion initiatives here.

Four Ways to Future-Proof Your Supply Chain

Cliff Henson (SVP Global Supply Chain) shares how digitization can improve the resiliency and sustainability of our supply chains
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  • On October 13th, 2017, Cliff Henson spoke to Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit attendees during a panel about how digitization is ensuring supply chain resilience
  • From materials procurement to manufacturing and logistics to customer fulfillment, digitization is playing a large role in driving growth through improved connectivity and real-time decision-making
  • While efficiency is a priority for manufacturers, the need for increased sustainability is growing and can act as a innovation driver to help businesses secure a competitive advantage
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  • On October 13th, 2017, Cliff Henson spoke to Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit attendees during a panel about how digitization is ensuring supply chain resilience
  • From materials procurement to manufacturing and logistics to customer fulfillment, digitization is playing a large role in driving growth through improved connectivity and real-time decision-making
  • While efficiency is a priority for manufacturers, the need for increased sustainability is growing and can act as a innovation driver to help businesses secure a competitive advantage

Women’s Rights and the SDGs, a Conversation with Francoise Girard, President of IWHC

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, we sit with Francoise Girard, President of the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC). Francoise, who describes herself as a “feminist activist,” has been working on women’s rights at the global levels for over 20 years, and talks about why she is so passionate about policy and advocacy. IWHC, which focuses on advancing women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, realizes that by raising the status of women, countries can advance economically and socially, Francoise explains.

UN Migration Agency and Responsible Business Alliance Sign Agreement to Combat Forced Labor and Exploitation

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GENEVA and ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 17 to boost cooperation, promote ethical recruitment and protect the rights of migrant workers.

Data Science for Social Good: Using Math to Make the World a Better Place

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What if you could use skills from your day job to help combat human trafficking?​

Meet Booz Allen technologist Connie Fan—who can and does. "This is something I really care about," she says. "And it's an opportunity to use a quantitative approach to a problem that is purely human-based. I’m making a difference for women and children by doing what I’m good at—math.”

A Look Into Fair Trade

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Fair Trade Certified works unlike any other ethical label by enabling direct economic benefit for farmers, workers, and fishermen. It’s simple: each time you buy something that's Fair Trade Certified, you help drive additional money—called Community Development Funds—back to the people who worked hard to make that product according to rigorous Fair Trade standards.

EICC Becomes the Responsible Business Alliance

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Rebrands to Reflect Expanded Reach and Influence
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced it has become the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).

The Fair Trade Difference Campaign Launch

Become part of the Fair Trade Difference by signing the pledge
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Today we release a powerful 5-minute documentary video to kick off the Fair Trade Difference campaign and pledge drive. The purpose of the video and two-week campaign is to tell the story of Fair Trade in full color, and to inspire commitment to shopping Fair Trade by signing a pledge.

Whirlpool EMEA: First Community Day

150 EMEA HQ employees, five NGOs, and a whole day’s voluntary work.
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More than 150 employees at the headquarters of Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) left suit and tie at home for one day to volunteer in their local communities as part of the company’s first-ever Community Day. This event allowed employees the opportunity to spend working hours volunteering for one of five, local non-profit organizations.

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