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Rio Raises the Bar on Climate Action

With the goal of redefining the global zeitgeist, Rio tackles the issue of climate change head-on at opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics.
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In some ways, it’s ironic that Rio tackled climate change head-on during its colorful opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympic Games.  While riddled with massive environmental challenges, the Brazilians decided to take a stand for climate action in a way that larger countries with more to lose (yes, like the U.S.) might never have done.

Kimberly-Clark Giving Inspiring Educating

Our Team In Correia Pinto, Brazil, Has Been Volunteering To Help Shape Young Minds To Reach For Their Dreams
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Since 2012, our team in correia pinto, brazil, has been volunteering to help shape young minds to reach for their dreams – in a way that also benefits society and the world around them.

Projecto Crescer, which means ‘Project Growth’ in Portuguese, involves Kimberly-Clark employees, community members and students from seven local schools.

A major goal of the program is to provide ways for students to learn sustainable practices through fun and unique activities; and with their increased awareness to positively impact their families and friends.

CSR Competes at RIO 2016

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Brazil, once the shining star among developing nations and source of unwavering optimism, has run into major infrastructure, public health, environmental and political challenges. Now, the country must grapple with these setbacks while being thrust into the spotlight as the host of the 2016 Olympic Games.

How Brazilian Farmers Will Use Drones to Boost Agriculture and Support Environmental Sustainability

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Similar to how mobile phones evolved from being a luxury item for the few into a ubiquitous tool that’s improving people’s lives globally, a new Qualcomm® Wireless Reach funded program in Brazil aims to achieve the vision of a drone on ev

Mary Kay Brazil Launches The Mary Kay Institute

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At Mary Kay, giving back is a core principle that lives in the heart of the Mary Kay independent sales force worldwide. Here in Brazil, both our sales force and employees have always been involved in projects to help Mary Kay’s mission of enriching women’s lives. As we continue to grow in Brazil, we felt it was time to consolidate Mary Kay Brazil’s various corporate social responsibility initiatives into one. In 2014, we founded Instituto Mary Kay (Mary Kay Institute).

Sanofi Pasteur to Leverage Its Strong Vaccine Legacy in Hunt for Zika Vaccine

- Building on the company's successful history in developing vaccines against similar viruses, most recently the introduction of Dengvaxia® against dengue, Sanofi Pasteur is launching a Zika vaccine project -
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LYON, France, March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that it has launched a vaccine research and development project targeting the prevention of Zika virus infection and disease.

Protecting What’s Irreplaceable With Guns...and Brands

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By: Carol Pierson Holding

Several years ago, I visited the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya. Lewa’s owner’s goal is to set an example of how wildlife can be even more valuable as a source of tourism than for sale on the black-market, providing a model throughout Africa. I was there to assess potential branding opportunities. Virgin Air had committed to a corridor for migrating elephants. Lewa hoped there were others.

Bloomberg Aptitude Test Opens Doors for Young Professionals

Brazil students say BAT jumpstarted their careers
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com
 

More than 270,000 undergraduates worldwide have taken the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT), a tool to evaluate their acumen to work in financial services. Started in 2010, the number of BAT takers keeps growing, with over 100,000 completing the exam in 2014 alone.

Growing Global Complince On Bribery & Corruption. Companies Doing Business Globally Should Be Keeping Up

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As the increase in global enforcement, for corruption and bribery is on the rise, companies are in need to understand the changing landscape that can affect the way they do business domestically and internationally. Of course, the FCPA is the most notable regulation that companies are aware of when doing business, but there are a growing number of regulations that are coming around that mimic the same rules that are as well known as the FCPA.

Waste Not: How PepsiCo Brazil Is Putting Coconut Husks to Work

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As part of PepsiCo’s mission to deliver Performance with Purpose, nearly 93% of the total waste generated by PepsiCo-owned manufacturing facilities in 2013 was put to beneficial use.

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