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Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform

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We are at a key moment in the evolution of sustainability; transparency is fast becoming the new paradigm for conducting business. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, and the active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving these goals.

The Pentair Foundation Announces Global Community Giving Grant Cycle

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LONDON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, is pleased to announce that the Pentair Foundation is now accepting applications for its global community giving grant cycle through March 31, 2017.

Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights

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On March 2, 2017, The Texas Appleseed Board of Directors hosted a reception to honor Weatherford for the Company’s partnership in creating the Texas Homeless Youth Handbook.

In a joint pro bono effort, Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie partnered to create a guide to help homeless youth better understand their legal rights, responsibilities and resources. Texas is the fourth state in the U.S. to have this particular resource, found at www.homelessyouth.org/texas.

Costa Group and Mercy Ships Present Their Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Practical Help Where it is Needed the Most

The leading cruise Group in Europe makes initial donation of 100,000 Euro
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Madrid, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Mercy Ships and Costa Group celebrated Tuesday the official start of the memorandum of understanding which has been recently signed. The agreement is aimed to develop synergies in different fields with the objective to support the accomplishments of Mercy Ships. According to this agreement Costa Group will develop specific activities in the following areas: 

FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

FCA, one of the most sustainable automotive groups in the world, is contributing daily to the transition to a circular economy
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In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – is vital to a sustainable future.

Capital Area Head Start Celebrates Dr. Seuss's Birthday

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Capital Area Head Start (CAHS) celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day on March 2. Parents and family members visited some classrooms to read their favorite Dr. Seuss books with students. Parent involvement in classrooms is an important part of each child's education in CAHS. Parents area a child's first and foremost teachers. We encourage parents to volunteer, visit, and get involved with their child's Head Start experience in some capacity!

How Susquehanna Service Dogs Matches People with Service Dogs

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In February, seven people received their new service dogs. Each person was specially matched with their service dog to make sure they’ll be a good fit.

The first time a person meets their new service dog is at Meet the Dogs. At that time, they don’t know which dog will ultimately become theirs. However, the matching process starts long before a person meets a dog.

Twelve New Dogs Start Advanced Training with Susquehanna Service Dogs

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Twelve new dogs start their first semester of advanced training today! They’re joining seven dogs who are already in advanced training.
 
Last night raisers gathered at our kennel to officially turn in their dogs for this next step in their training. The dogs will now live at the kennel from Monday through Friday, going home to their raisers on weekends and holidays.
 

People’s Flea and Festival to Benefit Susquehanna Service Dogs

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HARRISBURG, PA, March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ —Join 105.7 the X and Susquehanna Service Dogs for The People’s Flea and Festival, an event to benefit Susquehanna Service Dogs.

The event includes flea market stands, arts and crafts, and food vendors. It will be held on April 22 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Capital BlueCross, 2500 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA. Rain date is May 6.

Booth space is available for $25 each for individuals or families, $50 for home-based businesses, and $100 for businesses or food vendors. All food vendors must be self-contained.

Whole Planet Foundation® Launches 2017 Prosperity Campaign

19 Supplier Partners Commit $1.2 Million
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AUSTIN, Texas, February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Wednesday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its 12th Prosperity Campaign, which funds microfinance organizations and microcredit loans to alleviate poverty in regions where Whole Foods Market® sources products. The organization’s focus is on women in the developing world, where small loans can help entrepreneurs create a better life. The campaign’s goal is to raise $3.2 million during the month of March to fund microcredit loans, increasing the foundation’s current reach of 15 U.S.

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