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USAID and Coca-Cola Expand Water and Development Alliance

New Investments Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery
Press Release

Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, at World Water Week in Stockholm, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Company announced support for new programs under their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) that will provide over 190,000 people with improved clean water and/or improved sanitation services by the end of 2015.

IBM, USAID and CDC Development Solutions Spearhead a New Approach to Public-Private Partnership

IBM Helps Ghana’s Ministry of Health Work Smarter
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By Brandon Soloski

With a growing proportion of Ghana’s GDP devoted to health care, and with the cost associated with the delivery of medicines and other health services on the rise, The Ghanaian Ministry of Health had a problem. Actually, a few:

USAID Bets on Tool for Real-Time Mobile Data

Agency partners with Labor Link to Crack the Code on Affordable Last-Mile Communication with Farmers & Workers
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USAID invests $100,000 in the devlopment of Labor Link, a mobile technology that gives companies real-time data from their supply chains, and gives workers and farmers a voice to report on conditions in their workplace or community. 

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USAID invests $100,000 in the devlopment of Labor Link, a mobile technology that gives companies real-time data from their supply chains, and gives workers and farmers a voice to report on conditions in their workplace or community. 

State Department’s Global Partnerships Office Hosts Leadership from IBM, Citi, Amazon, CDS, and Others at Forum on International Corporate Volunteerism

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Yesterday at the State Department, Drew O’Brien took the stage for his first speech in his new role as Special Representative for Global Partnerships. Special Rep Drew, as he is fondly called by his staff, convened an important event on behalf of the secretary, with strong support from leadership at the IBM Foundation and CDS. The topic: International Corporate Volunteerism, or ICV.

4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference Responsible Leadership: The Future of Corporate Engagement in Global Development

“A New Model for Leadership in the 21st Century” – Stanley S. Litow, IBM
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WASHINGTON, D.C.,  February 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This April,  IBM, Merck, PepsiCo, SAP and others will share how volunteering is building their future leaders by enabling them to play a constructive role in some of the most critical issues of our time, including food security, clean water and economic empowerment.

Darden Digest Post: Promoting Sustainable Lobster Fishing in Honduras

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Earlier this year, I attended a conference in Central America that was convened with the goal of ensuring the Honduran government's legislative process would make commercial scuba diving for lobsters illegal. For the past several years, Darden has used its influence to help end this practice and it appears we are beginning to see the fruit of our efforts. It's yet another example of why I am proud and enthused to be a member of the Darden family.

New Collaboration to Invest Over USD 3 Million to Help Create Jobs for Youth in Tunisia

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TUNIS, 27 November 2012 /3BL Media/ - A new collaboration announced today at the International Conference on Productive Work for Youth in Tunisia and the Middle East and North Africa region will invest some USD 3.3 million in fostering sustainable employment opportunities for young people in Tunisia.

General Mills CEO Says Company is “Hungry to Help” Food Producers in Africa

Ken Powell Addresses Food Insecurity World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue; Announces Renewed Public-Private Partnership with USAID
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MINNEAPOLIS, October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ – At the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue in Des Moines, Iowa, today, General Mills CEO Ken Powell addressed attendees on the company’s efforts to fight hunger in Africa through collaboration and employee volunteerism. He shared the company’s experience launching the nonprofit Partners in Food Solutions (PFS), and discussed General Mills’ distinct ability as a food company to help alleviate hunger by leveraging the skills of the many General Mills employee volunteers who are eager to give back.

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