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GMCR Receives the Millennium Challenge Corporation's 2013 Corporate Award

Organization Notes GMCR's Work to Advance Food Security in the Communities Where it Works as well as its Strong Emphases on Monitoring and Evaluation
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MCC’s Forum on Global Development Honors Leaders in International Development

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Millennium Challenge Corporation honored a coffee company, the person overseeing the implementation of the agency’s Lesotho projects and two college students who invented a soccer ball that brings light to people living off electrical grids during the 2013 Forum on Global Development.

Securing The Foodshed: Philip Ackerman-Leist

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There is little disagreement that urban farming translates into increased access to local, sustainable, and healthy food, and that this is a very good thing. But how is it done? What are the success stories of urban farming? And what exactly is a “foodshed?” Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio is Philip Ackerman-Leist, an author, educator and farmer.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Examines Its Supply Chain

Fiscal 2012 Sustainability Report Focuses on Direct Engagement
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) recently released its Fiscal 2012 Sustainability Report, outlining the Company's enviironmental and social performance. The report unveils a new focus on three specific practice areas: Resilient Supply Chain, Sustainable Products, and Thriving People and Communities.

Monsanto & Water: Partnerships

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Monsanto does not and cannot work alone when it comes to water issues. The world faces major challenges with respect to clean water, water quality and access to water, and the solutions do not reside in a single approach or single entity. We have partnered with several non-governmental organizations to address local water and food issues.

PepsiCo Contributes to European Debate on Sustainable policy

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October 29, 2012 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo made a positive contribution to the European debate concerning the development of a European sustainable agriculture policy. Paul Melis, senior manager, Agriculture Development Team - PepsiCo Europe, spoke at the European Food Security Conference held in Brussels and presented PepsiCo's long-standing cooperation with farmers and scientists to increase productivity while protecting the environment.

Global Impact Launches Relief and Development Accelerator Fund at 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Fund to Combine Public and Private Partners for Global Humanitarian Programs
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Global Impact today launched the Relief and Development Accelerator Fund, a new matching fund to advance giving and awareness for worldwide health programs. The new initiative supports Global Impact’s alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities. Charities will meet established criteria to be eligible to compete for the $1.2 million, and report regularly on the measured success of the programs funded. The competitive funding process is open to all charity partners meeting established criteria by January 2012.

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Global Impact today launched the Relief and Development Accelerator Fund, a new matching fund to advance giving and awareness for worldwide health programs. The new initiative supports Global Impact’s alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities. Charities will meet established criteria to be eligible to compete for the $1.2 million, and report regularly on the measured success of the programs funded. The competitive funding process is open to all charity partners meeting established criteria by January 2012.

2011 Global Food Security Forum

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 27, 2011 - The ONE Campaign has revealed that food prices rose very quickly between June 2010 and February 2011, pushing an additional 44 million people into poverty. Corn and wheat, which are fundamental to the diets of poor people in developing countries, now cost almost what they did in the 2008 food price crisis.

For the world's poor -- consisting largely of smallholder farmers who spend on average 60 to 80% of their incomes on food -- high food prices mean mounting poverty and greater hardship.

Home Town Farms Solves Skyrocketing Food Costs

How Vertical, Urban, Organic Farming Can Provide Better Food at Lower Prices
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