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Boeing, Embraer to Collaborate on ecoDemonstrator Technology Tests

Environmental flight tests expand cooperation between U.S., Brazilian manufacturers
Press Release

July 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) have announced that they intend to collaborate to test environment-focused technologies through the ecoDemonstrator Program in a joint effort to improve aviation's environmental performance. This expands ongoing cooperation between two of the world's largest airplane manufacturers.

GM Employees Impact Communities on World Environment Day and Beyond

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Today is World Environment Day, the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a global platform for public outreach celebrated by stakeholders in over 100 countries. It also serves as the ‘”people’s day” for the environment, galvanizing individual actions into a collective power that generates a positive impact on the planet.

What's Worse: FIFA Scandal or People Not Surprised Of The FIFA Scandal?

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Regulations worldwide are increasing and it is no secret that other countries are beginning to take notice that corruption and bribery are seriously affecting their countries economic value. As corruption has the capabilities of infiltrating different countries, it also has the reach to go into any industry the global markets have to offer.

Volkswagen Video Game to Teach Road Safety

Providing youth road safety education in Brazil
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In the face of an increasing amount of young drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents, Volkswagen of Brazil developed the educational video game "Autopolis".

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In the face of an increasing amount of young drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents, Volkswagen of Brazil developed the educational video game "Autopolis".

Petrobas Fires Back at Its 3rd Parties

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Now that the smoke has cleared and the dust is beginning to settle, the Brazilian Oil and Gas Company Petrobas, is looking to file suit against its subsidiaries to reclaim the damages lost during its investigation into bribery and corruption. The oil giant is looking to recover about $424 million against its engineering and construction firms. These firms were found to have over inflated the price of their services while skimming additional funds off the top.

Bridging Gaps in the Brazilian Rainforest

Caterpillar works to protect endangered forests in Brazil
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Monica Salles, Caterpillar Corporate Responsibility consultant, is proud to be part of the ConBio Campo Largo project in southern Brazil. The objective of the two-year initiative is to preserve green, urban areas and protect endangered forests in Brazil, as well as improving public understanding of conservation.

Bloomberg Americas Monetary Summit

Event Information and Excerpts from Michael R. Bloomberg
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Michael R. Bloomberg hosted Bloomberg’s first-ever Americas Monetary Summit, featuring Central Bank leaders from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the United States. Brazil’s Finance Minister also spoke.

These policy makers shared their economic forecasts for 2015-2016, and strategies to boost growth, handle inflation and create more jobs amid a shifting global environment.

EVENT INFORMATION

Cisco Releases Report on Telehealth Pilot Results for Delivering Care to Underserved Children in Sergipe, Brazil

New Cisco survey findings state the program "Connected Healthy Children" piloted in Brazil improves quality of care to patients and reduced travel time for receiving specialized care
Press Release

CHICAGO, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A new report released by Cisco today outlines results of a recent telehealth pilot program that provides healthcare to underserved children in Sergipe, Brazil.

Recognizing AECOM Employees Dedicated to Poverty Eradication

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AECOM’s Alex Daitx helped organize clothing, book and toy donations that benefited more than 150 people in the Atlantic Forest in São Paulo, Brazil.

In honor of World Day of Social Justice, celebrated on Feb. 20, AECOM is recognizing its employees around the world who have worked to support poverty eradication efforts globally.

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