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Procter & Gamble Commits to Helping 100 Million Girls and Women Build Confidence

P&G announces new commitment and recognizes partners at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Press Release

NEW YORK, Septeber 30th, 2015 /3BL Media/ - P&G announced a new Commitment to Action at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to help 100 million girls and women build confidence. The global goal aims to help girls and women boost and maintain confidence and avoid traps that create negative feelings of self-worth. The Company also recognized Keep a Child Alive and Walmart for being outstanding partners in helping bring women, girls and others in need clean drinking water through P&G’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program.

Hershey Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Build a Sustainable Supply Chain to Support Basic Nutrition for Children in Ghana

Hershey commits to 100% local sourcing of peanuts for Vivi school nutrition program by 2018
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September 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced a new Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to train 7,500 farmers in Ghana on improved agronomic practices, empowering them to supply local commercial markets with safe and high-quality peanuts to produce Vivi, a vitamin and mineral-fortified nutritional supplement distributed to school children in Ghana. Hershey commits to 100% local sourcing of peanuts for its production of Vivi by 2018.

LGBT Equality in the Workplace

By Cecily Joseph, Symantec's VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer
Blog

Today Symantec joins a consortium of 12 major businesses with 1.4 million employees across more than 190 countries committing to uphold LGBT workplace protections abroad.

Reconnecting Our Youth and Vets to Opportunity

By: Nicole Anderson
Blog

Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) compels you to take action. Surrounded by philanthropists, community leaders, social entrepreneurs, educators and politicians, you can’t help but witness the impacts and feel the energy pulsing through the crowd.

General Assembly and AT&T Expand Opportunities for Young People and Veterans as Part of a Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) “Commitment to Action”

New Scholarships Increase Pipeline of Underrepresented Individuals in the Tech Industry
Press Release

DENVER, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Assembly (GA), the global educational institution building a community of entrepreneurs and professionals through instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design, today announced a $250,000 contribution from AT&T to expand GA’s “Opportunity Fund” scholarship program.

Clean Water Initiative Inspires Canadians as Program Approaches Donation Goal

Jason Priestley teams up with P&G and Walmart Canada to help raise 25 million days of clean drinking water
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“I have witnessed the P&G Purifier of Water technology in action in the rural batey communities of the Dominican Republic, and now more than ever I understand the importance of reaching our goal,” said Priestley. “I’ve talked to mothers and fathers and their children too, and I’ve heard their stories of hope. The P&G packets are an incredibly simple and effective solution and contributions by Canadians are making a positive, measurable impact on the lives of families around the world.”

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“I have witnessed the P&G Purifier of Water technology in action in the rural batey communities of the Dominican Republic, and now more than ever I understand the importance of reaching our goal,” said Priestley. “I’ve talked to mothers and fathers and their children too, and I’ve heard their stories of hope. The P&G packets are an incredibly simple and effective solution and contributions by Canadians are making a positive, measurable impact on the lives of families around the world.”

Good-bye E-waste, Hello Green Cash

by Antonio Pasolini
Article

(3BL Media/Just Means) - ​Mobile gadgets have created ​a massive source of electronic waste (e-waste). Experts say ​each person ​generates 15 pounds of e-waste ​every year​. ​And they sell like hot cakes, those ubiquitous gadgets. ​Only in 2013, more than 1.8 billion phones were sold worldwide according to data collected by Gartner.

GM CEO Mary Barra Talks Sustainability with Chelsea Clinton During Climate Week

During Climate Week in New York earlier this week, our CEO Mary Barra took part in a Clinton Global Initiative plenary session on sustainability called, “Valuing What Matters”.
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Mary was joined on the panel by Jack Ma, executive chairman, Alibaba Group; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister, Federal Republic of Nigeria; and Darren Walker, president, Ford Foundation.

Moderated by Chelsea Clinton, the discussion explored how our gross domestic product and financial profits are not sufficiently assessing and driving businesses’ long-term prosperity, yet it remains the go-to standard for measuring progress. The panelists provided their perspectives on how to redefine value to address economic as well as social and environmental challenges.

Morgan Stanley, LISC Make Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action

Job Creation and Community Revitalization Fund Aims to Drive Economic Growth in Low-Income Neighborhoods
Press Release
NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Building on a successful pilot program that brought support to some of the nation’s most distressed neighborhoods, Morgan Stanley, along with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and CDC Small Business Finance, announced a $25 million Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action for an expansion of the Job Creation and Community Revitalization Fund.
 

The Service Year: Unleashing America’s Potential

by Tae Yoo
Blog

This week, I joined Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, along with heads of state, Nobel Prize winners, nonprofit leaders, and influential CEOs for the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)– whose mission is to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

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