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Driving Employment Opportunities for First Nations

Paige is pursuing her dreams to become a biologist — making a difference
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Dream job within reach for Ontario’s Paige Williams

Like many Canadian young people, Curve Lake First Nation resident Paige Williams is following her passion.

She recently graduated from Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., with an Bachelor of Science degree in biology (with honours), and knows what she would love to do most with it.

Eastman Featured in 2016 Business Roundtable Sustainability Report

In honor of Earth Week, Business Roundtable (BRT) released its 2016 sustainability report, Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work, and features Eastman’s CEO, Mark Costa.
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Now in its ninth year, the report details how companies are improving the quality of life in communities around the world while driving economic growth through a series of narratives from Business Roundtable CEOs.

Kimberly-Clark: Why Sustainability Matters

As consumers and NGOs last year called for boycotts of products linked to deforestation and the haze crisis in Southeast Asia, Kimberly-Clark is one of the firms that emerged unscathed from the consumer movement.
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Sustainability: Strategies and targets

At Kimberly-Clark, sustainability strategies are set every five years and consist of specific targets under three ‘pillars’ – People, Planet, and Products. These involve investing in social programmes, reducing the company’s environmental footprint and innovating to extend the life of its products and packaging materials.  

2015 Bloomberg Impact Report Update

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The following post is from our founder Mike Bloomberg which originally appeared in the 2015 Bloomberg Impact Report.

Bloomberg Philanthropies: “Ideas Camp”

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Originally posted on Smart Cities Challenge
 

Bloomberg Philanthropies Delivers “Ideas Camp” for Hundreds of Municipal Leaders in Partnership with the Ministry of Urban Development 

Mike Bloomberg: Why Municipalities Are the Key to Fighting Climate Change

By Michael Bloomberg
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Although history is not usually taught this way, one could argue that cities have played a more important role in shaping the world than empires. From Athens and Rome to Paris and Venice to Baghdad and Beijing, urban ideas and innovators have left indelible marks on human life. By concentrating the brainpower of humanity in relatively small geographic areas, cities have promoted the kinds of interactions that nurture creativity and technological advances.

Addressing Climate Change: Cities Lead The Way

By Antha N. Williams, Bloomberg Philanthropies Environment Team
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Climate change has no borders. It affects every region, every country and every community on the planet. So, how do we gather the will needed to address global climate change? The answer may be more local than you think.

Bechtel Raises the Bar with Stakeholder Engagement

Making sustainability part of the successful project handover to customers and communities
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“By making sustainability part of the project handover to the customers and communities, we knew where we wanted to be and how to get there,” said Melissa Case, Manager of Community Relations, Curtis Island LNG projects, Bechtel.

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“By making sustainability part of the project handover to the customers and communities, we knew where we wanted to be and how to get there,” said Melissa Case, Manager of Community Relations, Curtis Island LNG projects, Bechtel.

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