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Historic Donation Boosts Education in Mexico

Working to provide access to education to millions of Mexicans who never had the opportunity to study
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Meeting her daughters’ teachers used to be difficult for María de la Luz Vázquez. A single mother from the community of Calamanda, in Querétaro, Mexico, during parent-teacher conferences Vázquez felt ashamed of the fact that she herself did not know how to read or write.

Today her daughters are 28 and 19, and it’s Vázquez’ great pleasure to do her own homework alongside her young granddaughter after successfully receiving her primary school certificate through the literacy program of the National Institute for Adult Education (INEA).

WBCSD’s Launches Its Panorama Podcast!

A President’s perspective from Felipe Calderón: Renewable energy in the United States, sustainable cities and the just transition
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Panorama is WBCSD’s new content stream for looking at sustainability from a different perspective. Panorama means “unobstructed view” and that’s exactly what we need in order to address global challenges: the full, unobstructed picture of what’s going on - even if it might make us feel uncomfortable.

Kohler Mexico Comes Together to Support Earthquake Victims

Associates rally to help relief efforts
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A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City on Sept. 19, killing 369 people, collapsing 38 structures and leaving nearly 200 buildings severely damaged—but through the chaos, goodwill is prevailing

"Landslides, shattered glass, shouts and fear paralyzed all of Mexico," said Claudia Sanchez, Associate Market Analyst – Latin America Engines. "But, as in any crisis situation, Mexicans jumped into action, risking their own lives to help those still buried in rubble."

SC Johnson Provides Support for Earthquake Recovery

Company Donates $100,000 to Red Cross for Ongoing Relief Efforts in Mexico
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RACINE, Wis., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced the donation of $100,000 to the Red Cross to help relief efforts following the earthquakes and aftershocks that devastated parts of Mexico.

“Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this terrible disaster,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “SC Johnson has operated in Mexico since 1954 and our roots run deep here. We hope our donation provides relief to those in need.” 

Help Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

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The people affected by Hurricane Maria are in desperate need of aid. The Category 4 storm which struck Puerto Rico on September 20 has caused massive destruction and left 3.5 million people in crisis. A vast majority of the island is still without power. Food and fuel is scarce.
 

Bacardi, Sus Marcas y Socios Distribuyen $215,000 USD a la Cruz Roja, UNICEF, Construyendo y Otras Organizaciones en México

Summary: 
  • US$100,000 son de Bacardi para los esfuerzos de asistencia y reconstrucción del terremoto en México
  • US$50,000 son de CAZADORES® Tequila y duplicará hasta US$50,000 la aportación de sus clientes
  • US$15,000 son de CEPAS de Argentina, el socio de Bacardi en el Cono Sur
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  • US$100,000 son de Bacardi para los esfuerzos de asistencia y reconstrucción del terremoto en México
  • US$50,000 son de CAZADORES® Tequila y duplicará hasta US$50,000 la aportación de sus clientes
  • US$15,000 son de CEPAS de Argentina, el socio de Bacardi en el Cono Sur

Abbott Expands Disaster Relief, Providing $4.25 Million to Help Families Affected by Hurricane Maria, Earthquakes in Mexico, Other Recent Hurricanes

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To help families affected by recent disasters, Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $4.25 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane and earthquake relief. Most recent efforts focus on Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico – here's a brief summary of our efforts, with links for more information:

Qualcomm Foundation Pledges $250,000 to Long Term Recovery for those Impacted by Recent Earthquakes in Mexico

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Qualcomm Foundation today announced it is donating $250,000 to support long-term recovery efforts in Mexico after the two devastating earthquakes that recently struck the country’s central and south regions.

Qualcomm Incorporated is also expanding the list of eligible organizations for its previously announced employee matching grant of $250,000 to include earthquake relief.

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 for Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts

Company also waives transfer fees for remittances to Mexico through October 6
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in areas of central Mexico that were devastated by a Sept. 19 earthquake. This donation will help the Red Cross assist with preparedness, relief and recovery efforts following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people, injured hundreds more and destroyed buildings and key infrastructure throughout the region. Wells Fargo has maintained a presence in Mexico since 1860.

Major League Baseball Players to Provide $1 Million for Disaster Relief Across the Americas

Summary: 
  • Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States
     
  • Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort
Players Trust to provide funding support to nonprofits providing disaster aid in areas hit by recent hurricanes and earthquakes
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  • Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States
     
  • Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort

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