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CNH Industrial South America Holds Clothes and Blanket Drive

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Following the success of its recent food and hygiene items drive, CNH Industrial South America organized a winter clothing and blanket drive at its manufacturing sites in Brazil to support people in need during the winter season.

Once again the response from its employees was overwhelming: CNH Industrial was able to collect and donate more than 1.3 tons of clothes and 1,038 blankets.

CNH Industrial South America Supports Food and Hygiene Drive

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CNH Industrial recently organized a food and hygiene items drive at its manufacturing sites in Brazil to support a number of charities in locations where the company has a presence.

The company’s employees had the opportunity to donate in person or to donate via an online portal. Thanks to an overwhelming response from employees to the call for donations, CNH Industrial was able to collect and donate more than 5.5 tons of food and hygiene products.

New Holland Announces Winners of Its Photojournalism Award

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New Holland South America announced the winners of its annual New Holland Photojournalism Award. The prestigious photo contest was held for the 14th time and four winners were honored during a virtual event on Earth Day. In total, 530 professional and amateur photographers from 11 Latin American countries participated in the contest – a 56.8% increase in the number of entries compared to the previous year.

UPS Longitudes | Lesson No. 1 in Small Business: Agility Drives Innovation

Wendy Shen @ FLOMO
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Wendy Shen started her New Jersey-based small business in 1988 as an offshoot of her parents’ stationary company in Taiwan, selling fancy push-button pencil cases while in graduate school at Pace University.

“I was a one-woman operation,” Shen explained. “I would answer all the customer and sales calls, perform accounting and inventory management, as well as business development all on my own. I was a janitor, bookkeeper, sales person, shipping and receiving clerk and a full-time MBA student at the same time.”

CNH Industrial Donates Two Million Brazilian Reals to Combat COVID-19 in South America

CNH Industrial's Social Fund is being used in strategic actions focused on food, health and education in South America, and will assist communities impacted by COVID-19 through short, medium and long term initiatives
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CNH Industrial N.V., a leading global capital goods company, previously announced that it would invest two million US dollars to combat and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 across the regions in which it operates.

FedEx Logistics Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19 by Distributing Personal Protective Equipment to Hospitals throughout Latin America

Almost 1 million face masks already shipped to front-line workers
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. June 11, 2020 /3BL Media/– FedEx Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is providing essential supply chain services to support the fight against COVID-19. FedEx is supplying Medline personal protective equipment (PPE) from a FedEx Logistics facility located in the Panama Pacifico Free Trade Zone and Panama, to hospitals in South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

PRI and Ceres Expand Sustainable Forest Initiative to Include Dialogue with Companies in the Soy Value Chain

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The PRI and sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres today announced that their collaborative effort to address tropical deforestation, the Investor Initiative for Sustainable Forests, has expanded to include engagement with companies exposed to deforestation risks linked to soy production in South America. 

The Initiative will support and coordinate investor’s engagement with companies to eliminate deforestation from their soybean supply chains within South America.

Giving Around the Globe is Out – and Meet the Global Exchange

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Giving Around the Globe’s latest edition is out! As in past years, the report offers insights on a myriad of issues affecting companies and their corporate societal engagement programs around the globe, including the private sector’s involvement towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Read more about top issues from each region including:

Global Study Finds Corporate Societal Engagement Increasing Internationally, with Majority of Companies Utilizing Global Volunteerism

Release of New Report Paired with Launch of the Global Exchange, an Initiative led by CECP to Unite Like-Minded Organizations
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NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A leading study shows a sharp increase in corporate societal engagement across borders in Africa and Asia, and the continuation of a high-level of international corporate societal investment in Europe. Giving Around the Globe, released by CECP, the CEO Force for Good, is the result of a comprehensive analysis of data from over 120 large companies headquartered in 20 countries across the world.

Make the World a Better Place in 2016

5 Fair Trade New Year’s Resolutions to Fit Every Lifestyle
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With the New Year comes the opportunity reflect on our lives and make resolutions that bring about positive change through new habits and commitments.  And while that resolution you made last year to eat less and exercise more was relatively effective (for the first 3 weeks at least…), why not take this opportunity to put a little Fair Trade spin on your resolutions and make an even bigger change?  One that has a ripple effect that will reach all the way around the globe.  Resolve to buy Fair Trade and join us in making 2016 the year of responsible consumption. 

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