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How Ernst & Young Encourages Sustainable Development in Brazil

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Matthew Collins, Earthwatch Ambassador and 2012 team leader, blogs about his experience in Brazil.

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Matthew Collins, Earthwatch Ambassador and 2012 team leader, blogs about his experience in Brazil.

Whole Planet Foundation and Be Green Packaging Visit Microfinance NGO’s in Brazil

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The Whole Planet Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Whole Foods Market that works to alleviate poverty via microcredit lending in communities worldwide that supply their stores with products.  By collaborating with existing microfinance infrastructure in various locations around the world, the foundation has a massive reach with programs now running in over 50 countries.

Cisco to Invest USD 15 million in Venture Capital Fund Redpoint e.Ventures to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Brazil

The fund will invest primarily in technology and digital economy early stage Brazilian startups
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(3BL Media) Sao Paulo, Brazil - July 24, 2012 - Cisco announced today the investment of USD 15 million in the venture capital fund Redpoint e.ventures Brazil, RPeV, a joint venture between Redpoint and BV Capital/e.ventures, two successful venture capital funds based in Silicon Valley. The locally managed and operated RPeV fund is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The fund has closed USD 130 million on July 19th, with Cisco committing $15 million.

The new venture capital fund will focus on early-stage investments in Brazil, a key market for Cisco.  

Earthwatch in Brazil

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Byron Chard's three part blog series highlights his experience as a 2012 Earthwatch Ambassador in Brazil.

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Byron Chard's three part blog series highlights his experience as a 2012 Earthwatch Ambassador in Brazil.

Cisco Networking Academy Is Launched at Bairro Carioca, in Rio de Janeiro

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(3BL Media) Sao Paulo, Brazil - July 10, 2012 - The new urban area in Rio de Janeiro, named Bairro Carioca, will provide workers and students with IT training through Cisco Networking Academy™. The program will be offered at Praça do Conhecimento (Knowledge Square), an initiative of the Rio de Janeiro City Hall, focusing on culture and education, which will be inaugurated Friday, July 6, in Bairro Carioca.

UPS Takes Volunteerism Global in October

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For the ninth October, UPS employees around the world have joined with their friends and family to take part in volunteer projects in local communities.  At UPS, we call it Global Volunteer Month

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For the ninth October, UPS employees around the world have joined with their friends and family to take part in volunteer projects in local communities.  At UPS, we call it Global Volunteer Month

UPS Brazil Employees Make Cardboard Walkers to Aid Children, as Part of the UPS Global Volunteer Month, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees around the world commemorate the company’s 9th annual Global Volunteer Month in October. During the month, UPS’s 400,000 employees will continue the company’s legacy of giving and service with the goal of surpassing last year’s achievement of 250,000 employee-contributed volunteer hours during 2010 Global Volunteer Month.

View photos by clicking on two links below:

UPS Brazil employees make cardboard walkers to aid children

UPS Brazil employees make cardboard walkers to aid children - Part 2

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS
 
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UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees around the world commemorate the company’s 9th annual Global Volunteer Month in October. During the month, UPS’s 400,000 employees will continue the company’s legacy of giving and service with the goal of surpassing last year’s achievement of 250,000 employee-contributed volunteer hours during 2010 Global Volunteer Month.

View photos by clicking on two links below:

UPS Brazil employees make cardboard walkers to aid children

UPS Brazil employees make cardboard walkers to aid children - Part 2

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS
 
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Trend Micro Releases Findings from Global Consumer Technology Use and Security Survey Focused on Parents and Kids

Parents all over the world share common concerns about their children's growing use of technology, but embrace education and parental-engagement to impede the risks.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Cupertino, CA - Sept. 26, 2011 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) today released the findings of its Global Consumer Technology Use and Security Study. Conducted across seven countries including Australia, Brazil, France, India, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S., the survey asked 1,419 parents on how their kids access the Internet and the steps they take to protect and educate them about staying safe online.

Immersion Program: Ernst & Young Teaches Sustainability Through Earthwatch Missions

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Their projects help organizations in the region develop economically and environmentally sustainable practices and help our communities reduce their impact on the environment (one of our top priorities for corporate responsibility at Ernst & Young). Mel Steiner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services practices and leader of the 2011 Earthwatch expedition to Brazil, and Leisha John, Americas director of environmental sustainability, offer their thoughts on the benefits of the program.

 

The Ernst & Young Earthwatch Volunteer program sends high performers from across the Americas to Costa Rica and Brazil on a weeklong Earthwatch Institute expedition where they assist with environmental field research and provide skills-based volunteer services to a local organization.

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Their projects help organizations in the region develop economically and environmentally sustainable practices and help our communities reduce their impact on the environment (one of our top priorities for corporate responsibility at Ernst & Young). Mel Steiner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services practices and leader of the 2011 Earthwatch expedition to Brazil, and Leisha John, Americas director of environmental sustainability, offer their thoughts on the benefits of the program.

 

The Ernst & Young Earthwatch Volunteer program sends high performers from across the Americas to Costa Rica and Brazil on a weeklong Earthwatch Institute expedition where they assist with environmental field research and provide skills-based volunteer services to a local organization.

Global 8 Environmental Technologies Signs Letter of Intent with TecSul in Brazil to Help Deploy Innovative Wastewater Treatment

Brazilian Tecsul Project Uses Wastewater to Produce Energy, Crops, and Soil
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Diego, CA - September 8, 2011 - The global challenge of wastewater treatment is increasingly crucial as populations and resource pressures grow. To help solve this problem, Global 8 Environmental Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GBLE) has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with TecSul Projetos e Agronegócios of Concórdia, SC, Brazil on the adoption of innovative wastewater treatment technology. 

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