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US$800,000 in Grants to Tackle Global Hunger Through Food Banking

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LONDON, March 27, 2019/3BL Media/ The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced today a total of US$800,000 in grants for food banking organizations across the globe through the Zero Hunger Food Bank Challenge. 

30 Years Later, Investors Still Lead The Way On Sustainability

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Three decades after the ground-breaking investor response to the Exxon oil spill, we must take stock of how much we have achieved in tackling sustainability challenges and how much work still needs to be done.

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Three decades after the ground-breaking investor response to the Exxon oil spill, we must take stock of how much we have achieved in tackling sustainability challenges and how much work still needs to be done.

Legislation to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement Builds on Congressional Momentum for Climate Action

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March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds U.S. House leaders for taking bold action today with the introduction of new legislation aimed at tackling climate change by ensuring the U.S. remains in the historic Paris Agreement.

MilliporeSigma Recycling Programs Give Waste New Life

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Single-use plastic is on the rise in the life science industry—making it increasingly important to change the end-of-life scenario for products, which often end up in landfills or are incinerated. MilliporeSigma continues to tackle this issue through its unique, industry-first recycling programs operated in partnership with Triumvirate Environmental—taking big steps toward smaller footprints.

This Old House Teaches U.P. Residents, and an Appliance Manufacturer, New Tricks

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Thirty might sound like a crowd, but the newest inhabitants at the 5,000-square-foot home are a school of goldfish that fertilize the aquaponics garden in the basement of the former University presidential residence. While fish can’t do laundry or cook meals, the human tenants of the six-bedroom, six-bathroom, three-story house at 21680 Woodland Road are putting the new appliances to good use — and tracking data to help Whirlpool with research and development for appliances of the future.

Putting Sustainability at the Heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Nick Lazaridis, president (EMEA), of HP Inc.
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The first, second and third industrial revolutions all forged paths for momentous progress, driven by human ingenuity in manufacturing, science and technology.

The unintended consequences, however, were that each revolution became markedly more detrimental to our planet, and – in many cases – people and their communities.

Leading Sustainable Innovation: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

UVM Accelerates Leadership Development & Tri-Sector Partnership through Online, Team-Based Simulation
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I hate to garden. I am the type of person who would rather sit at my desk on a sunny summer day than plant seeds, pull weeds, or harvest anything. So it will surprise those who know me best that I just finished a ‘20-year’ stint as the Director of Forestry in Uruguay, on a team that launched a successful bio-products ‘business’ on the Rio Negro River outside of the city of Mercedes, and I loved every minute of it.

Those ‘20 years’ went by in a flash—it seemed like a mere two months. Eight weeks, in fact.

How to Invest in Africa

The African Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility
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Africa has always brimmed with potential. Its dynamic history, tapestry of cultures, and varied geography have both preserved its rich vitality and to some extent, created barriers to the continent reaching its full potential. It is the world’s fastest-growing region for direct foreign investment, yet investors in the United States are still reluctant to dive in.

Inclusiveness 4.0

Modern advances in technology make employment of people with disabilities possible beyond limits
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Modern advances in technology make employment of people with disabilities possible beyond limits

Top 5 Trends From Goodness Matters 2019

Key insights on a for-purpose economy from Benevity’s annual client conference
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Imagine over 400 of the most inspiring people from some of the world’s most iconic companies, in one room, talking about the power of purpose. That was Goodness Matters 2019. Our world is changing, and businesses are uniquely positioned to become not just a force for good, but the force for good.

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