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Revamped Scrap Recycling in Piracicaba

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A team at Caterpillar Brasil Ltd. (CBL) in Piracicaba, Brazil, has improved its recycling index through a number of improvements to its scrap disposal program. The name of the recycling area has been changed to Byproduct Central to better identify it as an area for materials that can be a source of revenue. The team also has found a new receiver for scrap, consolidated and organized the area where recyclables are stored, and identified additional materials that can be recycled rather than thrown away.

FedEx Express to Add Electric Vehicles to its Fleet in Brazil

Company Becomes First Freight Carrier With this Type of Vehicle in its Domestic Fleet, with Six Recently-Purchased Kangoo Maxi ZEs
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SAO PAULO, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the largest express transportation company in the world, will add the first electric vehicles (EVs) to its local fleet in Brazil in January 2014. With a cargo capacity of up to 1,433 pounds (650 kilos) and the ability to cover approximately 75 miles (120 kilometers) on one charge, the models will be in service in the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

Monsanto Company Named One of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®

Company recognized on exclusive annual global ranking of great places to work
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ST. LOUIS, October 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, Monsanto Company finds itself on the prestigious list of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®. This year, Monsanto ranked 12 in the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence, which identifies the top 25 best multinational companies in terms of workplace culture.

Cisco's 2012 Brazil Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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We understand that sustainable, transformational growth is at the heart of the Brazilian government’s economic development plan, as the country aims to become the fifth largest economy by 2016. Read in English (PDF)

 

Girls Today. Leaders Tomorrow.

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Do you know what day it is? Yes, it’s Oct. 11, 2013, but do you know what we are celebrating today? Today is the first International Day of the Girl Child. The United Nations’ Resolution 66/170 declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. It recognizes girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

VIDEO: See How SAP CSR Touches People's Lives in Brazil

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Despite the tremendous growth that Brazil has seen over the last decade, a huge portion of the population still struggles. SAP CSR is helping by supporting different projects that improve the living conditions of many Brazilians. From supporting entrepreneurs, to helping disadvantaged women to make an income to educating young people with IT skills, SAP Brazil is actively involved in many CSR projects. Watch this video to see how these efforts make a difference.

BSR Receives US$625,000 Grant from Disney to Expand Financial Inclusion Initiative in Asia and Latin America

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San Francisco, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The Walt Disney Company has awarded a US$625,000 grant to expand BSR’s HERfinance initiative through new peer-to-peer education programs on financial literacy for factory workers in supply chains throughout Asia and Latin America.

Brazil Worker Engagement Program: Midpoint Review

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Brazil Worker Engagement Program: Midpoint Review

Interview with SAI Representative Doug Cahn, the lead facilitator for the program to improve health and safety issues.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - September 2013

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world

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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world

Easing Brazil’s Jammed Skies: GE’s Big Data Tech is Helping to Free Brazilian Skies

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Soccer fans are already booking plane tickets for the 2014 World Cup held in Brazil next summer. After they leave, another wave of visitors will descend on the country during the Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Travel tied to the sporting events will only add to the already busy skies over Brazil. The number of passengers has doubled since 2007 and is expected to grow at a more than 6 percent clip over the next decade.

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