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FCA Supports Education Through Inspired Teachers

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The future belongs to children: it is constantly being written and presents so many possibilities. Children dream of doing great things and a quality education can help them achieve their dreams by teaching them that they are capable of anything.  

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles launched the Rota do Saber program in Brazil with the aim to improve public education in schools by creating a network of collaboration between private companies and local governments.

SC Johnson Donation Supports First-of-its-kind Sustainable School in Fortaleza, Brazil

Additional company donation supports STEM education in Brazil
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RACINE, WI, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Building on the company’s longstanding commitment to education and continuing its more than 80-year legacy in Brazil, SC Johnson today proudly joined the State of Ceará and the Federation of Industry of Ceará (FIEC) to celebrate the construction of the new Escola Johnson in Fortaleza, Brazil. Through an SC Johnson commitment of $250,000, Escola Johnson will install solar panels that cover 100% of the electrical design of the facility – making it a first-of-its kind sustainable school in the area.

HP Inc. Survey Reveals Sustainability Tops List of Incentives for Office Workers

New survey among U.S., Mexico and Brazil employees reveal a growing demand for resources and education to build sustainable workplaces
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News highlights:

  • When office workers in Brazil and Mexico look at how important certain aspects of a job are, they rate sustainability as the most important employer offering, alongside technology available in the office.
  • Office workers report high levels of participation in sustainability efforts such as turning off lights to save energy, recycling, and taking alternative transportation to work.
  • They also want to do more – employees look to their employers to provide resources and training to advance sustainable practices.
  • There’s big opportunity around printing as an environmentally-friendly technology; most employees view printing as having a negative impact on the environment.
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News highlights:

  • When office workers in Brazil and Mexico look at how important certain aspects of a job are, they rate sustainability as the most important employer offering, alongside technology available in the office.
  • Office workers report high levels of participation in sustainability efforts such as turning off lights to save energy, recycling, and taking alternative transportation to work.
  • They also want to do more – employees look to their employers to provide resources and training to advance sustainable practices.
  • There’s big opportunity around printing as an environmentally-friendly technology; most employees view printing as having a negative impact on the environment.

Fibria 2017 Report: A Forest of Opportunities

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Fibria is a Brazilian company that believes in planted forests as a source for sustainable development. A world leader in the production of eucalyptus pulp, the corporation operates in 261 Brazilian municipalities and exports to 35 countries.

Celebrating Recycling Routes

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Tetra Pak Brazil is celebrating ten years since the launch of its Recycling Route (www.rotadareciclagem.com.br). This is a website that offers consumers a simple way of finding recycling collection points in various cities across Brazil. Since its launch in 2008, more than 1.3 million visitors have used the website to find their way to a recycling collection point.

End-of-life Car Recycling in Brazil Creates Local Employment While Protecting Environment

Eco-friendly auto recycling value chain is supporting local entrepreneurship and employment while reducing the industry’s environmental footprint
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Kaiho Sangyo, a Japanese automobile recycling company, has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to establish an eco-friendly auto recycling value chain in Brazil with the capacity to recycle 100,000 end-of-life vehicles per year by 2022. As part of this commitment, it will develop the skills of 15,000 recycling engineers and expand 20 existing recycling businesses, including local garages and repair shops.

10 Years of BISC | The Importance of BISC Research for the Corporate Social Investment

By Patricia Loyola, Director of Management and Communications, Comunitas
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Comunitas, a civil society organization based in São Paulo, and the Brazilian Local Authority of the Global Exchange led by CECP, recently published the 10th edition of The Corporate Social Investment Benchmarking (or BISC, Benchmarking do Investimento Social Corporativo in Portuguese), a comprehensive overview of the achievements in th

Comunitas Releases 10-Year Retrospective of Corporate Social Activities in Brazil

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SAO PAULO, December 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Comunitas, a civil society organization based in São Paulo, Brazil, published the 10th edition of The Corporate Social Investment Benchmarking (or BISC, Benchmarking do Investimento Social Corporativo in Portuguese), a comprehensive overview of the achievements in this space over the last ten years.

SC Johnson Unveils ‘Carnaúba: Tree of Life’ Exhibit at Museum of Industry in Fortaleza, Brazil

Exhibit Presents Company’s Longstanding Commitment and History of Environmental Protection in Ceará State
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RACINE, Wis., November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For more than 80 years, the carnaúba palm has been a symbol representing the State of Ceará in Brazil, yet for SC Johnson, it also symbolizes the company’s success and long-term commitment to preserving the country’s natural resources. Today, in partnership with the Museum of Industry in Fortaleza, Brazil, Social Service of Industry (SESI) and Federation of Industry of Ceará (FIEC), SC Johnson proudly opened the “Carnaúba: Tree of Life” exhibit highlighting the importance of the carnaúba palm tree in Brazil.

SC Johnson Supports World’s Largest Tropical Reforestation Project

Project will Restore Nearly 70,000 Acres in Brazilian Amazonia
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RACINE, Wis., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson today announced that the funds raised from its 2017 acre-for-acre match challenge will be used to kick off the world’s largest tropical reforestation project in the Brazilian Amazon. Through a partnership with Conservation International (CI) earlier this year to support the virtual reality film Under the Canopy, SC Johnson enlisted the public to help protect 10,000 acres of the Amazon rainforest through its acre-for-acre match campaign.

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