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Cement Technology Roadmap Shows How the Path to Achieve CO2 Reductions up to 24% by 2050

Joint low-carbon technology roadmap by IEA and the CSI outlines investment and policy needs to meet global emissions reduction targets in cement production
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PARIS and GENEVA, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reduce direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry by 24% below current levels by 2050, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI).

Aprende más sobre Lutheran World Relief ayuda a pequeños agricultores de cacao y cooperativas de Centroamérica

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Lutheran World Relief ayuda a pequeños agricultores de cacao y cooperativas de Centroamérica a construir negocios sostenibles, generando un mapa de Sabores Aprende más sobre ellos en Cacao Movil.

Learn More About Lutheran World Relief's Work to Help Small Cocoa Farmers and Cooperatives in Central America

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Lutheran World Relief helps small cocoa farmers and cooperatives in Central America to build sustainable businesses, generating a map of flavors learn more about them in Cacao Movil. 

Learn more about  Lutheran World Relief, member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto and one of the participating Alumni of the Innovation Challenge powertogrow.wec.org

Accenture Is Taking a Leap to Make a Difference: Tiffany & Tyrone's Story

Accenture helped Tiffany and Tyrone realize their dream to build more equal and inclusive communities in its Corporate Citizenship Report
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Accenture is committed to helping people succeed and grow in the digital era. Business partners Tiffany Hoang and Tyrone Botelho got the skills and mentoring they needed to build their business through Accenture's Skills to Succeed partner Youth Business USA. Want to read more stories about how Accenture is making a difference? Read its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report.

Three Quarters of Mid-sized UK Businesses Investing in Green Initiatives Benefit Commercially

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  • Three quarters (73%) of businesses say they have experienced at least one commercial benefit from taking environmentally responsible actions, as consumer demand for ‘green’ credentials is increasingly affecting buying behaviour
  • A third (31%) are taking environmental action ‘because it’s the right thing to do’ and 27% because they want ‘to be recognised as an environmentally responsible business’
  • Lack of funds (19%) and concerns about return on investment (16%) were the most commonly cited financial worry 
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  • Three quarters (73%) of businesses say they have experienced at least one commercial benefit from taking environmentally responsible actions, as consumer demand for ‘green’ credentials is increasingly affecting buying behaviour
  • A third (31%) are taking environmental action ‘because it’s the right thing to do’ and 27% because they want ‘to be recognised as an environmentally responsible business’
  • Lack of funds (19%) and concerns about return on investment (16%) were the most commonly cited financial worry 

Delivering Sustainability Through Relentless Innovation: Cuestamoras Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA, April 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Multi-business Costa Rican company Cuestamoras today joined almost 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

AgExport Hoy: Invitan A Mipymes Para Acelerar Su Innovación

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La Red de Innovación e Impacto, un proyecto financiado por el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, lanzó El Poder de Crecer, un concurso que busca identificar y premiar a organizaciones que están empoderando micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

El Poder de Crecer: Concurso Impulsado por La Red de Innovación e Impacto selecciona candidatos innovadores para que unan fuerzas con los actuales miembros de La Red (Alumni) con el fin de:

Using Technology to Sustainably Manage Fisheries in Asia-Pacific

Enhancing ecosystem productivity and restoring profitability of fisheries in eight key marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines
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The fisheries sector is vital to the economy of the Philippines, particularly for the population whose livelihoods depend on small-scale fisheries. Excessive and unsustainable fishing, population growth, uncontrolled development, and the effects of climate change have degraded fish populations in recent decades.

Designing Sustainable Water Supply Systems in Africa

Helping bring clean water and effective delivery systems to Liberia to address water sector challenges
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Tetra Tech is bringing clean water and effective delivery systems to Liberia to address water sector challenges.

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