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Coca-Cola — One AECOM Environmental Analyst, No Recordable Incidents

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A culture of caring

Coca-Cola selected AECOM to provide waste services in Brazil following AECOM’s history of successful work in the area to reduce risks through its safety and security procedures.

Planning to use a former textile factory in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a new plant site, Coca-Cola selected AECOM to provide remediation and waste services following AECOM’s history of successful work in the area.

Preserving and Replenishing Brazil’s New Breadbasket

By Rodrigo Medeiros, Vice President, Conservation International Brazil, and Rodrigo Santos, President, Monsanto Brazil
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By turning itself from a food importer into one of the world’s leading food exporters, Brazil has made itself into one of the great agricultural success stories of the last 40 years. But if you think that’s because Brazil has plowed up the Amazon rainforest, you need to read on.

In Sao Paulo, Experts Eye the Future for Brazil’s Energy Mix

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Brazil is a vast country of abundant natural resources, and Brazilians are anxious both to preserve irreplaceable habitats and fulfill their potential to contribute significantly to global energy and food supply. Finding the right balance is crucial, not just to Brazil but to the world, and much rests on determining the right energy mix.

In São Paulo last week, some of Brazil’s foremost thought leaders on energy engaged in a candid and passionate debate revolving around Brazil’s unique situation, discussing the opportunities and challenges of powering the country’s future.

AECOM Impact Blog: Building Emergency Homes in Brazil

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AECOM employees Nathalia Marins, accounting analyst, and Juliana Silva, project analyst, environment, share their experiences volunteering to build two emergency homes for families in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Using Our Hands and Global Footprint to Make a Difference in Latin America and the Caribbean

By D.J. Miller, vice president of marketing, customer service and retail, FedEx Express
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It is no secret that FedEx team members participate in community service projects year-round. But every year, during FedEx Cares Week, it is truly inspiring to see so many team members from the global FedEx family come together to support their communities in meaningful projects around the world. The photos tell the story: a lot of purple tee shirts dotting the planet and proclaiming that FedEx cares….but it is the people in those tee shirts that prove it.

Mars Brazil Ranks 19th In Great Place to Work

A rapid rise up the ranks of 56 places since 2012
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October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Mars Brazil has once again made the Great Place to Work ranking, being listed in the top 20 companies to work for. This is the third year Mars has participated in the survey, and each year has achieved an even better score.

PepsiCo Unveils Hydro-BID, Releases Water Report

The Inter-American Development Bank’s Hydro-BID tool forecasts water availability in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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PepsiCo unveiled Hydro-BID, a ground-breaking data management and modeling tool developed in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that estimates the availability of freshwater in water-scarce regions throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation: ConnectEd Brazil Employee Engagement Highlights

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Exposure of students to new technologies and career paths helps ConnectEd Brazil students learn about their own opportunities and set goals. Alcatel-Lucent employees volunteered to provide tours of their office for eighty-four students, and hosted students at the 15th Futurecom, the largest telecommunications event in Latin America.

The Fair Trade Guide to the 2014 FIFA World Cup

How does your favorite team stack up in terms of production of Fair Trade Certified goods?
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The 2014 World Cup is well underway in Brazil. As you sit on your comfy couch with your Fair Trade certified coffee (or sneak in a game at work —don’t worry, we won’t tell!) and watch countries go head-to-head in the world’s most universally popular sport, we hope you'll take some time and learn about the positive impact that Fair Trade has on farmers in these countries.

The Fruit that Fuels the U.S. Team in the World Cup

The U.S. Men's National Team Consumes an average of one case of avocados every day
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The U.S. Pulls Through

Despite a rain-soaked 1-0 loss to Germany, the United States made it past the Group of Death and into the World Cup’s knockout stage, where they will play Belgium today at 1 pm PST.

Much of the U.S. team’s survival against Germany can be attributed to their solid defensive play and goalkeeping, which fended off eight German shots on goal. Luck played a part, too: had Ghana bested Portugal by two goals, the Americans would have been eliminated.

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