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Sanofi – Transport of Medicine and Environmental Preservation

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Sanofi has developed its supply chain of medicine towards a bigger environmental preservation for over 10 years.

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DLA Piper: Building a Case for Better Child Protection

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Bangladesh has a child population of 65m and more than a million are homeless. Very young street children can be placed in jails without protection or representation. Children can encounter justice systems as victims, witnesses, or because they are in conflict with the law. If held in detention, children can suffer violations of their rights - they are often detained with adult prisoners – and may be exposed to torture, physical and emotional abuse.

H&M Conscious Foundation Makes a Second Donation to the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund

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The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the H&M Conscious Foundation bases the decision for donation on humanitarian grounds. The donation of USD 100,000 will go exclusively to further support the victims and their families through the fund managed by the UN body the International Labor Organization.

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The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the H&M Conscious Foundation bases the decision for donation on humanitarian grounds. The donation of USD 100,000 will go exclusively to further support the victims and their families through the fund managed by the UN body the International Labor Organization.

Providing Power and Safe Drinking Water for Rural Communities in Bangladesh

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Because of their rural location, many of BAT's upland farmers in Bangladesh haven’t had an electricity supply. Access to clean water for drinking and sanitation can also be a major challenge for them.

Since 2011, BAT Bangladesh has provided over 1,300 solar energy panels that generate electricity for 15 remote villages in tobacco growing areas.
The company also runs a project which has, so far, installed 53 water filtration plants that purify up to 270,000 litres a day, providing much needed clean drinking water in 14 districts.

Accenture Awards Leonard Cheshire Disability an Additional US$4.1 Million to Help Equip Persons with Disabilities with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, August 13, 2014/3BL Media/ – Accenture and Leonard Cheshire Disability today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the charity an additional US$4.1 million to build on and expand their Access to Livelihoods program, which increases the economic participation of persons with disabilities around the world.

Accenture Awards Save the Children an Additional US$3.2 Million to Provide Young Adults in China, Bangladesh and Vietnam with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Save the Children today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional US$3.2 million to build upon Accenture-supported projects in China that create job skills training and placement opportunities for disadvantaged and at-risk young people.

Fashion Revolution Day Celebrated in 58 Countries on 4.24.14

Today, consumers are turning fashion into a force for good with the first annual Fashion Revolution Day demanding fair treatment for all garment workers.
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Today, consumers around the world are turning fashion into a force for good with the first annual Fashion Revolution Day, a worldwide movement in over 50 countries demanding fair treatment for all garment workers and clothing that is made ethically and humanely.

Bangladesh Factory Victims Fund: Donating is Responsible, Not Admission of Guilt

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Since last year's Bangladesh factory collapse, a number of companies have made efforts to improve factory conditions and address worker well-being, including 

H&M Customers Contribute to Clean Water in Bangladesh

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November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This year´s holiday campaign at H&M has a giving theme. Customers will have the opportunity to make a real difference for families in Bangladesh who are currently living without clean water and toilets.

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