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Youth Perspective: Child Soldiers Swell Fighters’ Ranks in Central African Republic-UN

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By Stephanie Nebehay | 22 November, 2013

(Reuters) – The number of child soldiers in Central African Republic has more than doubled to as many as 6,000 in recent months as self-defence militia have sprung up to counter waves of attacks by former rebels, the United Nations said on Friday.

Yum! Brands Directs $1.5 Million of World Hunger Relief Funds to Philippines

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LOUISVILLE, KY, November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today that it is directing $1.5 million from its World Hunger Relief global effort to provide food to families affected by the recent typhoon in the Philippines. The funds will help the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) feed those in urgent need of food assistance.

"Unfinished Business:" Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

Panel calls for more focused efforts to reduce child and maternal deaths
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September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With 828 days left to meet the global goals set by world leaders to reduce child and maternal deaths, business and global health leaders today called for more selective and targeted action to save more lives during this critical window.

"Unfinished Business:" Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

Panel calls for more focused efforts to reduce child and maternal deaths
Press Release

September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With 828 days left to meet the global goals set by world leaders to reduce child and maternal deaths, business and global health leaders today called for more selective and targeted action to save more lives during this critical window.

Skype Social Good - Making Life Better Through Technology

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After I finished speaking on stage at the Social Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley earlier this week, I found myself reflecting on both the number of innovative and passionate people dedicated to changing our world for the better and the role technology is playing to drive these changes within our global society. At Skype, we've always believed in the power of technology to bring the world closer together by enabling people everywhere to share experiences.

Business Must Address Human Rights—Now: An Interview with David Arkless, President, Global Corporate and Government Affairs of ManpowerGroup - CSR Minute for January 8, 2013

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Manpower and CSR: How We Do It

In this three-part interview, David Arkless, President, Corporate and Government Affairs of Manpower, talks about how Manpower’s business strategy aligns with CSR, the company’s three-part CSR strategy, and why business must address human rights.

Part 1: Manpower is a People Company

Part 2: A Three-Part CSR Strategy

Part 3: Why Business Must Address Human Rights—Now

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Manpower and CSR: How We Do It

In this three-part interview, David Arkless, President, Corporate and Government Affairs of Manpower, talks about how Manpower’s business strategy aligns with CSR, the company’s three-part CSR strategy, and why business must address human rights.

Part 1: Manpower is a People Company

Part 2: A Three-Part CSR Strategy

Part 3: Why Business Must Address Human Rights—Now

Global Sustainability Goals Must Integrate Health

Novo Nordisk shares its views on the role of business in shaping a new set of global sustainability goals.
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(3BL Media) September 25, 2012 - Today, in New York, Novo Nordisk’s Executive Vice President Lise Kingo will kick-start the discussion on the role of business in shaping a new set of global sustainability goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).   

At the event ‘Business, the MDGs and Beyond’ Lise Kingo will stress the need to take a systems perspective to the future sustainability goals and make partnerships the preferred mode of action.

Zurich Becomes a Signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment

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(3BL Media) Zurich - July 9, 2012 - Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) today became a signatory of the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Rio+20 Raises $500B in Sustainability Pledges; HP & NASCAR Create Fan Media Center; Smokey Robinson Launches Twitter "Smoke Alarm" - CSR Minute for June 26, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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