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Agroforestry in India: National Policy Focuses on Improving the Productivity of Smallholding Farmers and Providing Them Sustainable Livelihoods

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80% of farmers in India are rainfed smallholders who cultivate on 2 hectares of land or less. Taking cognizance of the multiple benefits of agroforestry, India became the first country to adopt a national agroforestry policy in 2014.

India designed the policy with the goal to improve productivity, create employment opportunities, generate income and meet the ever-increasing demand for timber, food, fuel, fodder, fertiliser and fibre from a growing population.

Inspired to Make a Difference

Hormel Foods surpasses water reduction goal and has record year of giving
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by Kelly Braaten

Long before the terms corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship and the triple bottom line were used, and before annual corporate responsibility reports were commonplace, Hormel Foods was doing its part to make the world a better place.

It was the company’s founder, George A. Hormel, who recognized the importance of protecting the environment and giving back and instilled it in the company’s values.

Land Restoration Through Agroforestry in Brazil

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Agroforestry can reconcile conflict between the need to protect the environment and the need to provide livelihoods and food production. In Brazil, this unique quality is being used to help restore degraded land.

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Agroforestry can reconcile conflict between the need to protect the environment and the need to provide livelihoods and food production. In Brazil, this unique quality is being used to help restore degraded land.

Hormel Foods Surpasses Water Reduction Goal and Has Record Year of Giving

Shares food journey in 11th annual corporate responsibility report
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AUSTIN, Minn., Sept. 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) has launched its 11th annual corporate responsibility report. The report is available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/ and includes information related to the company’s corporate responsibility performance in fiscal 2016.

The Subaru Fall Festival at Greensgrow Farms Returns to Philadelphia

Thousands to Attend Philadelphia’s Premier Harvest Season Event on October 7, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA, September 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. and Greensgrow Farms, Philadelphia’s famous urban farm and community garden center, will welcome its neighbors and visitors to celebrate the fall season at the Subaru Fall Festival at Greensgrow Farms on October 7, 2017.  The Subaru Fall Festival at Greensgrow Farms is Philadelphia’s premier harvest season event, expecting crowds of over 4,000 people from all over the region.

HPE Listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Sixth Consecutive Year

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is proud to be listed in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, recognizing HPE as one of the most sustainable companies in the world.  It is the sixth consecutive year HPE has been included in the DJSI indices1.

George Clooney Talks Sustainability at Nespresso

Brand ambassador explains Nespresso's commitment
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Nespresso's brand ambassador George Clooney explains what sustainability means to Nespresso and why he is proud to work with the company in its commitment - that every cup its coffee has a positive impact on the world.

Meet Humberto, Luis Miguel and Esteban: Some of the Real Farmers Behind Nespresso’s Extraordinary Coffees

Nespresso releases its latest ad campaign showing how uncompromising choices on coffee quality can lead to amazing consequences for the farmers and their communities
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September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Nespresso released its newest campaign, sharing some personal stories from the farmers behind the exceptional coffees it is known for. These heart-warming stories have been made possible thanks to Nespresso’s uncompromising choices.

Reflecting on Our Ocean Plastic Summer Internship

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The following is a guest blog from Dell’s ocean plastic supply chain summer interns Allison Ward and Dan Partin, graduate students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations.

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The following is a guest blog from Dell’s ocean plastic supply chain summer interns Allison Ward and Dan Partin, graduate students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations.

Sustainable Brands Releases Program Details for New Metrics ‘17 Conference

Speakers from Johnson & Johnson, Danone and WWF International among those confirmed to share advances in the metrics around social and environmental value
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled program details and speaker lineup for New Metrics '17, scheduled for November 13 -15 in Philadelphia, PA.

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