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Cashew Trees Abuzz in the Diamond Mining Areas of Côte d’Ivoire

Using beekeeping to increase cashew farm yields and diversify their livelihoods in diamond mining communities
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Engaging the Private Sector for Development Results in Indonesia

Examining how the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s wide-ranging engagement with the private sector delivers development benefits in Indonesia
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On the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) blog, Nilmini Rubin, executive vice president for international development at Tetra Tech, recently discussed the wide-ranging engagement with the private sector and its development benefits as part of MCC’s Indonesia Compact. Nilmini is a member of MCC’s Advisory Council. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

This post originally appeared on MCC’s blog.

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Business Has Never Been More Critical in Advancing Gender Equality

by Kristen Lang
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The adage, “behind every great man, there is a great woman,” has officially — and irretrievably — been relegated to the history books. In its place comes the understanding that behind every woman is a powerful and growing network of women who have, and are helping to, pave the way.

When I joined Ceres more than a decade ago, I was privileged to experience firsthand the power of working under a female CEO and a gender-balanced leadership team. Today, even as the organization has quintupled in size, Ceres maintains this gender parity.

Cerro Negro Local Entrepreneurs Contest

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In late 2017, Goldcorp’s Cerro Negro mine in Perito Moreno, Argentina, helped develop a “Local Entrepreneurs Contest” together with Fundación Iniciativa and the city hall.

A workshop on business ventures launched the contest and provided the participants with the opportunity to acquire tools to further develop their new ventures. They were offered training and financing.

Building Authentic Partnerships with Local Communities

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Building strong community relationships is key to Goldcorp’s vision of creating sustainable, enduring value for communities: value that lasts beyond the operating life of our mines.

CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge Speaking at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Conference

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CSRHub’s CEO Cynthia Figge will be speaking at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference held on April 8-10 in Los Angeles, CA.

Cynthia will be providing scheduled demonstrations of CSRHub to attendees during the breakout sessions. The session description is below.

CSRHub: Benchmark, Evaluate, and Improve Company Sustainability Performance

World Trade Organization Says eBay Champions Small Businesses

The recognition highlights eBay’s work to promote economic development in underserved areas.
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by Hanne Melin and Fabian Stächelin, eBay EMEA

What if we tried to facilitate international selling for entrepreneurs in underserved areas on our platform? What impact could we have on these communities? What new and unique inventory could we source? And what would it take?

MilliporeSigma Tech Talk: Biopharma Recycling Program for Single-Use Technologies

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The rapid growth and adoption of single-use technologies in the biopharmaceutical market is significantly increasing the amount of plastic waste being generated.

In this talk, Jacqueline Ignacio, Customer Sustainability Solutions Manager, will discuss:

First Cartridges, Now Printers: HP Raises the Bar for Recycling

HP is creating a closed loop recycling program for hardware gadgets.
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Not much can beat the thrill of opening the latest new gadget during the holidays. But that excitement often comes along with a pang of guilt. What to do with your old hardware, and how do you recycle it responsibly?

It was a similar concern that got HP’s sustainability gurus, Jean Gingras and Dean Miller talking with a few Best Buy leaders at a dinner in 2016.

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