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INFOGRAPHIC | eBay Everyday Heroes: Feeding the Hungry

Millions of Senior Citizens struggle with hunger on a daily basis. Learn how a nonprofit is using eBay to help deliver food to those in need.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Roy Byrd has volunteered with Reflections of Trinity in Powder Springs, GA, for more than 10 years. When the nonprofit opened a food pantry in 2012, Roy rose to the challenge. As director of the food ministry, Roy makes sure nearly 400 families get food boxes each week.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (November 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 and Chinese.

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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 and Chinese.

Northern Trust Partners Think Green

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Partners Think Green (PTG) is Northern Trust’s global partner environmental engagement program aimed at increasing awareness of sustainability issues, promoting best practices and unifying environmentally focused business operations under the same umbrella. The PTG program enables close collaboration between our building managers and PTG champions—partner volunteers—in delivering consistent environment-related messages, gauging partner feedback throughout policy implementation and advocating for increased commitment to conservation and protection of environmental resources.

Regenerative Capitalism Org Expands to Build Network of Regenerative Economies

Dr. Stuart Cowan joins the regenerative economic collaborative to build global network of regenerative hubs
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GREENWICH, Conn., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Capital Institute, a non-partisan collaborative dedicated to supporting the necessary transition toward a more just and regenerative economic system, is proud to welcome Dr. Stuart Cowan as the organization’s Director of Regenerative Development.

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Medical service dogs bring curative powers to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, mobility issues and more.
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With his service dog, Pilot, at his feet, Timothy Kellermann couldn’t help breaking down as he talked about his time serving in the 10thMountain Division and 82nd Airborne with the U.S. Army.

“I came home very withdrawn,” he said of his 13-month combat tour in Afghanistan.

It’s very hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain things when you get back, unless you went through it. I pushed everybody away.

It is an experience felt by many veterans who faced unimaginable circumstances while on active duty. 

Ingersoll Rand Joins International Community at COP 23

The company highlights pivotal steps in decreasing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency
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BONN, Germany, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joins representatives from hundreds of countries at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Nov. 6-17 to support continued actions that address climate change.

The Virtuous Circle: Connecting Food Security, Packaging, and Sustainable Development

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UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 is about partnering to achieve solutions.  It recognizes that our best chance to meet the other 16 SDGs is through collaboration between governments, private sector and civil society based on shared principles and vision.  Collaboration also amplifies our impact, creating value up and down supply chains, throughout complex systems, and in ways that can even come full circle. 

UPS And NYSERDA To Convert UPS Diesel Delivery Trucks In NYC To Electric

UPS to Work with Unique Electric Solutions to Bring Electric Vehicle Production to the Bronx; Supports Governor Cuomo’s Clean Energy Goals to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40 Percent by 2030
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ATLANTA, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric. UPS and Unique Electric Solutions LLC (UES LLC) will design, build, test and make the conversions. The project supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s aggressive goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030 by replacing diesel vehicles with clean technology.

Barclays Supports Living Wage Week: "I’ve Got So Much More Freedom”

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Before Julia Jemeljanenko started her job at Barclays, the most she ever earned was £7.40 an hour. Despite working a 50-hour week, she had very little money, even for essentials. “After rent and travel, I would have about £70 left for the month,” she says.

“My secret was eating once a day. At work I would get vouchers for lunch, and I would save them to use at the end of my shift, and that would be for dinner. Or I would give that to my partner and go and buy some simple things like potatoes or pasta. And that was fine. It was hard, but manageable.”

Whirlpool Corporation Increases Sustainability Efforts in India

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One megawatt. That’s the equivalent of the average yearly electricity consumption of 9,733 homes in India. That’s also the size of Whirlpool India’s newest solar array installation at its Pune, Maharashtra plant, helping to offset the plant’s electricity needs by more than 15 percent.

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