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Living Out a Passion for Legwear

Donia's Story - Meet the people behind Gildan apparel
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Meet Donia Isidean, our Director of Product Development & Sourcing, for our legwear division in Canada. Donia has spent over 16 years growing her passion for legwear, from product development, sourcing and purchasing to marketing and merchandising. Donia can tell you everything about socks and hosiery, right from choosing the yarn combination, to the final packaging steps.

CEOs Align on the Long-Term Business Imperative: Leaders Must Watch Today’s Business & Political Issues, but are Responsible for Tomorrow’s Social Issues

12th Annual Board of Boards Concludes in New York City
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NEW YORK, February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/​ - Sixty CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good–a coalition of leading companies that collectively represent $7 trillion in annual revenue–met at CECP’s 12th annual Board of Boards to examine critical success factors in building the business for the long-term. Key takeaways from this closed-door session included:

Carnival Corporation’s Exhaust Gas Cleaning Technology Installed on 60 Percent of Fleet

World’s largest leisure travel company on track to expand its breakthrough environmental technology to more than 85 vessels across its global fleet through 2020
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MIAMI, February 28, 2017 – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has completed the installation and certification of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on an industry-leading 60 ships across its brands.

Commercial Energy Storage: Sustainability’s Low-Hanging Fruit

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It is easy to talk about sustainability, especially when the timeframes for achieving quantifiable results are comfortably far in the future. It’s much harder to actually implement feasible sustainability programs that will have a significant business impact.

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.

Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland Highlighted in Woman Engineer Magazine

Using engineering to address global water challenges through work and volunteer efforts
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Even as a child, Tetra Tech’s Deena Garland knew that engineering was in her future. Today she uses her degrees in civil and environmental engineering to provide access to clean, reliable sources of water.

Woman Engineer highlighted Deena’s passion for engineering as a tool for change in the “Safeguarding the Future” section of its Winter 2016/2017 issue. The article discusses Deena’s “ongoing dedication to education, outreach, and fundraising efforts to raise awareness about the global water crisis.”

Cone Communications’ “Prove Your Purpose” Recognized As Top Sustainability Newsletter

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BOSTON, February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, is proud to announce that its CSR focused newsletter, “Prove Your Purpose”, has been recognized as a Top Sustainability Newsletter by Triple Pundit alongside other major publications suc

Subaru Gives Back With Share the Love

A cornerstone of the Subaru mission is supporting causes that are important to it as a company, its retailers and customers.
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That value is rarely more visible than during the annual Subaru Share the Love Event.1 Throughout the 2016 Subaru Share the Love Event, Subaru donates $250 for each new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer’s choice of one of four national or participating retailers’ local charities. Since the Share the Love Event began, Subaru has donated nearly $70 million to a wide variety of national and local causes.

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Why Should You Head to the Philadelphia Flower Show?

Posted by Judy Antell, Vegetarian TravelingMom
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New Yorkers are used to having the best in everything, but I will concede this: the Philadelphia Flower Show rates among the top shows I’ve been to anywhere. If you love flowers, foliage, gardening – get to Philadelphia March 11-19.

The annual Philadelphia Flower Show hits town soon and it is a great way to spend a day. The show has special events for kids, adults, and even dogs. This year, the show celebrates “Holland: Flowering the World.”

Video: General Motors Turns Recycled Water Bottles into Car Parts, Air Filters and Coat Insulation

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Through its Do Your Part program, General Motors is turning recycled water bottles into car parts, air filters, and insulation for coats for the homeless. In this video, GM's global manager of waste reduction, John Bradburn, explains how the process works. For more information, visit DoYourPart.GM.green

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