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Dr. Margaret Chan & Michael Bloomberg: Political Will Needed to Win Fight Against Noncommunicable Diseases

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Originally posted on WHO

Our modern way of life is a major cause of many noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Initially lifestyle diseases of industrialized countries, they have long since reached developing countries and lead to serious consequences and tremendous costs for health care systems worldwide. Above all, the implementation of sustainable solutions calls for political action.

Bloomberg & Pritzker: Africa Could Be the Great Economic Success of This Century

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Originally posted on Huffington Post.

Michael R Bloomberg
Fmr. three-term mayor of New York City; Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and Bloomberg LP

Sec. Penny Pritzker
U.S. Secretary of Commerce

UNHCR, Accenture Study Finds Internet, Mobile Connectivity a Lifeline for Refugees

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GENEVA and ARLINGTON, Va., September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Refugees view access to a mobile phone and internet as being critical to their safety and security and essential for keeping in touch with loved ones. Many refugees regard a connected device as being as vital to them as food, water or shelter, according to a new report from UNHCR- the UN Refugee Agency- and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

7 Steps Leading Corporations are Implementing to Achieve Resilient Supply Chains

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UN Global Compact Calls on Chief Executives to make Supply Chain Sustainability a Top Business Priority; Engaging Suppliers beyond Tier 1 Still Poses a Big Challenge

What can we as a global community achieve in 14 years?

Pfizer Highlights Role of Health in Achieving the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development

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In light of the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York City, Pfizer reflects on the impact of health on progress toward each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

For Pfizer, harnessing the power of entrepreneurship for good strengthens our company and fulfills our purpose — to bring therapies to people that significantly improve their lives. We believe every individual deserves to lead a longer, healthier, more productive life.

Deirdre White, PYXERA Global, Discusses Taking a Partnership Approach to M&E at the International Grantmaking Symposium

International Grantmaking Symposium Takes Place at the United Nations Headquarters June 15
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Washington, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, leads an interactive workshop today at the United Nations’ headquarters for corporate and foundation grantmakers and CSR managers at this year’s International Grantmaking Symposium (IGS).

5 Questions with Rohini Anand, Ph.D., SVP, Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Office, Sodexo

By Rohini Anand, PhD
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Dr. Rohini Anand, Sodexo’s Global Chief Diversity Officer, has spent her career promoting diversity and inclusion. She’s been leading the charge at Sodexo for the past thirteen years. In honor of the United Nation’s World Day for Cultural Diversity, we spoke with Dr. Anand about the challenges of promoting diversity at a company that works in 80 countries around the world. 

Q: How did your career path lead you to working on diversity?

The World Environment Center and Coca-Cola FEMSA Co-Host Mexico Roundtable on UN SDGs

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April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.

Patti Harris: On Climate Change, COP21 and Public Art

Bloomberg Philanthropies
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Originally posted on The Huffington Post

By Patricia Harris - CEO of Bloomberg Philanthropies 
 

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