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World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Innovate Environmental Performance in Honduras

Press Release

San Pedro Sula, Honduras, March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Based on a unique partnership designed to advance environmental and economic growth in the private sector, the World Environment Center (WEC), in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, has delivered significant results to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Honduras by improving their performance and strengthening their competitiveness in the international market. WEC’s team worked with Honduran agro-industry to reduce energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lower operating costs. 

AMWAY: Warm Story on a Cold Day

Zacapa 2014 creates Habitat for Humanity colony

While those of us at Amway headquarters battle snow and ice, Amway Business Owners and employees in Guatemala are working under the heat of the Zacapa sunshine.

Each year, teams from the US, Central America, South America and the Caribbean descend on Guatemala to build homes alongside families who need them.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.; Multilateral Investment Fund; Skoll Foundation and Root Capital Join Forces to Fight the Leaf Rust Epidemic Devastating Latin American Coffee

$7 Million Public-Private Partnership Models Holistic Approach to Ensure Agricultural Supply Chain Stability in Face of Increasing Climate Risk
Press Release

BURLINGTON, VT, November 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the InterAmerican Development Bank and Skoll Foundation announce today support for the non-profit agricultural lender Root Capital’s Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative. The initiative is a collaborative venture designed to stabilize supply chains by investing in coffee farmers at the base of the value chain, who are on the front lines of battling the leaf rust epidemic in Latin America.   

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
Press Release

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.

Fair Trade for All


"I am the living image of a coffee farm worker in my country, and I am very proud to represent this image. We are not only farm workers, we are also professionals, we are experts in the area, but we are poor professionals. We are professionals that haven't had a chance to earn a stamp."- Leonardo Garcia, cherry picker, La Revancha, Nicaragua

Hanesbrands Expands Successful Central American Community and Education Partnership with Glasswing International

Company Partnership with Glasswing International and U.S. Agency for International Development to Provide Funding for School Renovation and Volunteers for After-School Programs Expands to Honduras
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/  HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel, today announced that it has expanded to Honduras its successful Central American school renovation and after-school youth club programs in partnership with Glasswing International.

Lutheran World Relief to Co-Host National Cocoa Forum in Nicaragua; Present New Cocoa Toolkit for Central American Farmers

Press Release

BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and the Center for Tropical Agriculture Research and Education (CATIE) will host this year´s National Cocoa Forum in Managua, Nicaragua on September 19 and 20. At the forum, LWR will present an innovative and user-friendly toolkit designed to help farmers, cooperatives and agricultural extension workers to improve cocoa production and processing as well as strengthen their business models.


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