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Arbor Day Foundation and Boise Paper Celebrate 10th Project UP™ Planting Day

Milestone Planting Day will restore Houston park devastated by Hurricane Harvey
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – This spring, the Arbor Day Foundation and Boise Paper will celebrate the 10th planting day event of Project UP™, a partnership to revitalize neighborhoods across North America through tree planting. Project UP turns abandoned and neglected urban spaces into clean, green neighborhood gathering places where families and individuals can come together, relax and thrive.

This Woman Uses All-Natural, Local Ingredients to Make Soap and Cosmetics in Tunisia

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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

With the help of the HP LIFE program Amina was able to launch her own business at age 29.
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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

Measuring Natural Capital

A complimentary briefing on how to measure natural and social capital
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April 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Companies appreciate that natural capital greatly benefits business, but what is required is quantifying and demonstrating the business value of natural capital.

Harnessing Innovation in the World’s Startup Nation

By Jan Lee
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This article is sponsored by Maala and went through our normal editorial review process. 

Innovative technology is critical to today’s sustainable and growing communities, and nowhere is that more evident than in Israel. A country with a population of less than 9 million people and a land mass smaller than the U.S. state of Vermont, it has become the go-to place for disruptive technology that can answer some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges.

Know More About Travolution, an Organization With a Mission to Strengthen Community Networks and Sales Projects Through Tourism and Local Development

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Know more about Travolution, an organization with a mission to strengthen community networks and sales projects through tourism and local development. They are a member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto and one of the participating Alumni of the Innovation Challenge powertogrow.wec.org

Bechtel CASE STUDY: “Green-Grey” Approaches to Building Resilient Communities

by Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability; Contributors: Bruce Colvin, Kit Ng, Stew Taylor, and Peter Toth
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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines how we can improve the resilience and security of vulnerable communities against the impact and implications of natural hazards by delivering projects that combine nature-based (green), traditional infrastructure (grey) and disaster risk reduction

Sustainable Leadership in the Middle East – The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company (KDD) has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Brands Tackle Global Challenges in the Magnitude of Billions

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A strategic approach to solving the most critical problems around the world starts with a look at sobering numbers. The World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Risks Report highlights that 70% of young people live on less than US$3.10 per day, and 90% of the world’s population breathes polluted air.[i] The World Economic Forum has listed economic inequality as one of the most important global trends of our time.[ii]

Measuring Corporate Actions Against the SDGs

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With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the world’s leaders set out on an ambitious path to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect the planet. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a coherent, holistic, integrated framework for addressing the world’s most urgent sustainability challenges and creating a better future for all. The success of the agenda will be based on collaborative efforts by all parties in society, including businesses. 

9 Tips to Better Market Yourself as an International Development Professional

Providing best practices for professionals in a competitive international development job market
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Tetra Tech’s Siobhan Brooks, senior international development services recruiter, authored a piece for Devex titled “9 Tips to Better Market Yourself as an International Development Professional.” All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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