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Can Mobile Texting Help Turn The Tide Of Poverty?

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By Judith Magyar, Director, Strategic Communications, SAP Global Mobility Solutions

A Better World for Our Children: World Environment Day 2014

By Gabriela Burian, Global Lead, Sustainable Agriculture Environment, Monsanto
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If you have kids, like me, you’re probably concerned about their future. And doing everything that you feel is possible to help them to have a better world. Today is the World Environment Day, a good opportunity for reflection and perfect timing to reinforce environment causes that we care about.

Video: New Developments in the Shared Value Field

Watch presentations of shared value in progress from Coca-Cola, Pearson, Visa, and more
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A view from the front lines of the global shared value conversation at the Shared Value Leadership Summit.

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A view from the front lines of the global shared value conversation at the Shared Value Leadership Summit.

Chrysler Group Volunteer Program Revs Up to Drive Social Change

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  • Chrysler Group partners with Stop Hunger Now for employee volunteer effort to create 70,000 meal packages to support school feeding programs and crisis relief in Brazil
  • Newly named ‘Motor Citizens’ volunteer program gives 18,000 Chrysler Group salaried employees time off to ‘Be an Engine for Change’ in their communities
  • Chrysler Group dealers enhance community involvement efforts with addition of online toolkit
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  • Chrysler Group partners with Stop Hunger Now for employee volunteer effort to create 70,000 meal packages to support school feeding programs and crisis relief in Brazil
  • Newly named ‘Motor Citizens’ volunteer program gives 18,000 Chrysler Group salaried employees time off to ‘Be an Engine for Change’ in their communities
  • Chrysler Group dealers enhance community involvement efforts with addition of online toolkit

SAP Supports Sustainable Start-Ups in Brazil

The Emerging Entrepreneur Initiative from SAP invests in young entrepreneurs and helps them drive their business while also promoting sustainability, growth, and innovation.
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Vanessa Vilela Araujo has always been a big fan of cosmetics and had dreams of running her own company since her childhood. Today, she is the founder and CEO of the successful cosmetics company Kapeh, which produces sustainable cosmetics from coffee beans. With the support of the Emerging Entrepreneur Initiative, Kapeh has been able to grow its presence to more than 200 shops in 18 Brazilian federal states. 

HEINEKEN uses trains to reduce CO2 emissions in Brazil

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Brazil’s rapidly growing economy poses some significant challenges to logistics and distribution operations that are often under strain due to increasing demand. In 2013, HEINEKEN Brasil came up with a green solution to this issue.

Logistics operations in Brazil in general are challenging, with very long distances to travel and an under-developed road network. In terms of distribution, we must also compete with other companies and industries for access to delivery trucks. During peak periods, such as the sugar cane season, there is often a shortage of trucks.

Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil
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SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.

Coca-Cola's Refreshing Impact in Brazil

Leading Shared Value
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In the new series, Leading Shared Value: Personal Reflections from Global Practitioners, the Shared Value Initiative speaks with global leaders who are driving shared value strategy within their organization. Today we interview Brian Smith, President, Latin America Group of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Smith will speak at the Shared Value Leadership Summit: Investing in Prosperity, May 13-14 in New York.

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In the new series, Leading Shared Value: Personal Reflections from Global Practitioners, the Shared Value Initiative speaks with global leaders who are driving shared value strategy within their organization. Today we interview Brian Smith, President, Latin America Group of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Smith will speak at the Shared Value Leadership Summit: Investing in Prosperity, May 13-14 in New York.

Can Brazil Get Its Roller Coaster Economy Back On Track?

By Judith Magyar, Senior Director, Strategic Communications, Global Mobility Solutions, SAP
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Brazil’s economy has been on a roller coaster. The Economist followed the country’s skyrocketing fortunes in “Brazil Takes Off” then examined its crash in “

Brazil Engine Plant’s Environmental Practices Lead to LEED

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The environmental features and efficiency practices of our new Joinville engine plant in Brazil has earned the plant LEED Gold certification – the first automotive plant in South America to earn this accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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