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3 Ways Cisco is Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

by Tae Yoo
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Humanitarian crises persist around the world. Natural disasters and human conflict displace millions each year. These devastating incidents deprive innocent people access to our most basic human needs: adequate shelter, food, and clean water.

Part of our Corporate Social Responsibility commitment is to empower nonprofits and social change agents worldwide to address these global challenges and positively impact the lives of 1 billion people by 2025.

Why Multilevel Collaboration is Key for Developmental Change: An Interview With Anders Gerdin

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Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires coordinated action by local civil society, the business community and international donor organizations. We talk to Anders Gerdin, to understand the perspective of the development agencies and policymakers involved in this effort.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (August 2017)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

UPS’s Myron Gray Receives National Urban League Award

Charles Collins Award given for distinguished service and commitment
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August 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced that Myron Gray, President, U.S. Operations, is the recipient of the Charles Collins Distinguished Trustee award from the National Urban League for his service and mentorship upholding the work and ideals of the National Urban League.

Clooney Foundation for Justice Partners with UNICEF to Open Seven Public Schools to Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

With support from Google.org and HP Inc., the Clooney Foundation for Justice's $2.25 million partnership and $1 million technology grant will enroll thousands of currently out-of-school refugees in formal education, provide additional support for Lebanon
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NEW YORK, July 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Clooney Foundation for Justice today announced a $2.25 million partnership, which includes a generous donation from Google.org, and a $1 million technology grant from HP, to support formal education for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The partnership with UNICEF will help seven public schools to provide critical education opportunities to nearly 3,000 currently out-of-school refugee students this school year, and will also support a pilot of technology tools in these schools to advance learning outcomes for refugee children.

Doing Better Together: EDC Releases Its Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report for 2016

EDC’s 12th annual CSR report emphasizes promoting positive change with partners
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Export Development Canada is Canada’s export credit agency. Their job is to support and develop Canada’s export trade by helping Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities. In 2016, they helped more than 7,150 Canadian companies do business in over 200 countries.

Mural Honors Victims of Pulse Nightclub Attack

A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.
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A year after the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Wells Fargo continues to remember the victims and join the city to rally around the Hispanic, LGBT, and other communities affected.

Wells Fargo recently dedicated a new mural at its Downtown Orlando branch at 131 North Orange Avenue, ahead of the first anniversary of the June 12, 2016, attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens of others during the gay nightclub’s “Latin Night.”

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.

Closing Critical Gaps in Family Planning: What I Learned from Three Youth Champions

by Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
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Family planning is widely cited as one of the “best buys” in global development, a relatively low-cost, high-impact intervention offering transformational benefits to individuals, their families and communities. In low- and middle-income countries, where pregnancy is the leading cause of death among girls aged 15 to 19, increasing access to and uptake of modern contraceptive methods among adolescents can save lives.

A New Era of Culture as Everything

Lessons from Uber, Lyft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

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