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Corporations Can Accelerate Solutions to the Worldwide Refugee Crisis

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The current volume of worldwide refugees is staggering—20 million people are categorized as refugees out of 60 million displaced from their homes according to the United Nations Human Rights Council—and the pace of this overall crisis has greatly increased since the beginning of the Syrian conflict. What Frontex classifies as ‘illegal border crossings’ have shot up six-fold in 2015 versus 2014 to the EU alone, even twelve-fold in the Q4 comparison.

National Geographic Channel's Summer 2016 TCA Announcements: Climate Change, Gender Fluidity, Ivory Trade VR Documentary, More

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National Geographic Channel made a number of big announcements during its summer 2016 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour Saturday, signaling the realization of the transformational vision to become the world's leading destination for premium science, adventure and exploration programming announced last year.

Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Global Summit

Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Global Summit
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August 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen Convenes Luminaries from the world’s leading companies, NGO’s and public sectors in New York at the Delegation of the European Union to the UN Headquarters and United Nations for the Annual UN Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Global Summit

Ideagen – Where the world's leading companies, NGO's and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate to address the world's most vexing issues.

Skilling India: As Unemployment Soars; Here’s a Solution

Programmes must go beyond training; they have to work on every link of the employment chain
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UN Global Compact Unveils “Making Global Goals Local Business” Strategy to Drive Responsible Business Activity on Sustainable Development Goals

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NEW YORK, June 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today at the United Nations, the UN Global Compact unveiled a multi-year strategy to drive business awareness and activity that supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

David Nabarro: Malnutrition Problem Requires Multi-partner Solutions

by Helen Morgan
Summary: 

The Nutrilite™ Power of 5 is a global campaign from Amway Corporation that focuses on raising awareness on the issue of childhood malnutrition. Currently the program has launched in 14 countries and serves more than 14,000 children, and is committed to educating the public on the critical issue of malnutrition. A large portion of the campaign’s success is linked to the strength of its NGO partnerships.

Recently, Helen Morgan with Devex sat down with David Nabarro of the U.N. to discuss this vital issue.

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The Nutrilite™ Power of 5 is a global campaign from Amway Corporation that focuses on raising awareness on the issue of childhood malnutrition. Currently the program has launched in 14 countries and serves more than 14,000 children, and is committed to educating the public on the critical issue of malnutrition. A large portion of the campaign’s success is linked to the strength of its NGO partnerships.

Recently, Helen Morgan with Devex sat down with David Nabarro of the U.N. to discuss this vital issue.

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).

Saving Energy Pays - For Neighbors and Sustainability-Minded Workers

Here’s how amping up rivalry around the block and rewarding innovative employees can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Some companies pay employees up to $20,000 for great energy-saving ideas. Really.

21CF Supports Education for Syrian Refugee Children with $125,000 Donation to Malala Fund

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21st Century Fox has announced a contribution of more than $125,000 to Malala Fund, an organization advocating for secondary girls' education around the world. The gift consists of funds raised through a company-wide employee matching program, as well as a social media campaign led by 21CF and the National Geographic Channel, and will help provide education for Syrian refugee children.

We Must Be Bold on Climate: The Paris Agreement Is Signed

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The Paris Climate Conference last December was a true turning point for the world, producing the first global climate agreement that requires universal action by all countries, rich and poor, to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and to build climate resilience. The Paris Agreement sets ambitious goals to reach net zero emissions in the second half of this century and to guide global finance toward low-emission and climate-resilient investments.

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