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Bacardi Pledges $3 Million to Disaster Relief Assistance

Summary: 
  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico
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  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico

Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery Earns Prestigious MSC Certification

Independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates the Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery operated by the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (the Alliance) for achieving certification under the internationally recognized Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) wild-capture fishery standard. Operating in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean (ETPO), the Alliance represents four leading, vertically-integrated companies involved in the capture and processing of yellowfin and skipjack tuna.

Everyday Champion Eduardo López Merges Innovation and Tradition at Casa Herradura

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Eduardo López oversees one of Brown-Forman's Casa Herradura factories in Amatitán, Mexico. Merging innovation and tradition, he and his co-workers found a way to save energy and water while retaining the tequila’s unique flavor. Their achievement embodies the spirit  Brown-Forman — connecting the past with the present, with consideration for future generations. Read more about Eduardo and his colleagues at Herradura on the Brown-Forman website. 

Scotiabank Video: 16 Youth Soccer Teams to Travel to Mexico for the Scotiabank CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League Tournament

Canadian teams include Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC
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TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Two teams of young Canadian soccer players will have the unique opportunity of traveling to Toluca, Mexico to participate in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League tournament, August 5 to 12.

Cargill Mexico, CIMMYT Reward Country’s Best Food Security and Sustainability Projects

The award recognizes the activities of researchers, producers and opinion leaders with grants to continue their work.
Blog

Three people working to achieve food security in a sustainable way received a combined $25,000 in awards from Cargill and the International Center for Improvement of Maize and Wheat (CIMMYT) research center in Mexico.

They are the second winners of the Cargill-CIMMYT Food Security and Sustainability Award, which was created in 2015 to demonstrate Cargill’s support for Mexico’s role in providing accessibility to safe, nutritious and affordable food.

The impact of these projects goes far beyond the award winners, said Marcelo Martins, president of Cargill Mexico.

Women Gain More Ground in Mexico’s Banking Sector

Summary: 
  • The participation of women is increasing in different economic sectors of Mexico, including the financial sector
     
  • Scotiabank recognizes the participation of women as a competitive advantage in meeting the Bank's objectives and as a fundamental pillar of the company's inclusion values
     
  • 41.2% of Mexico’s workforce are women, according to information from INEGI
  • Scotiabank Mexico were recently ranked as the 3rd most sought after employer for women and 1st for the percentage of women in leadership positions by Expansión, Mexico’s leading business magazine
Press Release
  • The participation of women is increasing in different economic sectors of Mexico, including the financial sector
     
  • Scotiabank recognizes the participation of women as a competitive advantage in meeting the Bank's objectives and as a fundamental pillar of the company's inclusion values
     
  • 41.2% of Mexico’s workforce are women, according to information from INEGI
  • Scotiabank Mexico were recently ranked as the 3rd most sought after employer for women and 1st for the percentage of women in leadership positions by Expansión, Mexico’s leading business magazine

New Infrastructure Promotes Education in Sinaloa, Mexico

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For years, children in the northern region of Mexico’s Sinaloa state had no real place to learn. Teachers would move from one house to another, or cram their young students into a tiny room measuring 6m x 4m – with no furniture, no power, no running water and no washrooms.

“For more than 12 years, the level of education for our Indigenous initiation class was deplorable,” said Francisca Torres, who teaches Indigenous programming in Sinaloa.

“We had to work in bad conditions, with no infrastructure.”

The Youth Employment Crisis

A Perspective from Mexico
Article

Young people play a vital role in fostering global economic development. In the face of weak prospects for global economic growth, their involvement in the formal economy becomes increasingly relevant and urgent. In recent years, there has been much talk about the demographic dividend in most emerging economies and less-developed countries, a scenario where a larger proportion of the overall population is of working age. In Mexico, young people between 15 and 29 represent the largest age group.

Meet Diego, a Graduate from Generation Mexico

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Diego is representing his fellow graduates from Generation Mexico in an exciting new advertising campaign running in the Mexico City subway.

Launched in late December, the ads feature an image of Diego during his time in the Generation retail program, practicing new skills during the boot camp style training.

The subway network is used by 4.5 million riders per day! Developed in partnership with the government of Mexico City, the campaign is incredible opportunity to build awareness of the program.

Generation Mexico is funded by McKinsey & Company and USAID.

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