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AgExport Hoy: Inviting MSMEs to Accelerate Their Innovation

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La Red de Innovación e Impacto, un proyecto financiado por el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, lanzó El Poder de Crecer, un concurso que busca identificar y premiar a organizaciones que están empoderando micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

El Poder de Crecer: Concurso Impulsado por La Red de Innovación e Impacto selecciona candidatos innovadores para que unan fuerzas con los actuales miembros de La Red (Alumni) con el fin de:

Conoce más sobre Travolution!

Organización que trabaja para fortalecer las redes de trabajo y comercialización de proyectos comunitarios a través del turismo y el desarrollo local.
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Conoce más sobre Travolution, organización que trabaja para fortalecer las redes de trabajo y comercialización de proyectos comunitarios a través del turismo y el desarrollo local, miembros de La Red de Innovación e Impacto y uno de los Alumni participantes en el Concurso de Innovación powertogrow.wec.org

Know More About Travolution, an Organization With a Mission to Strengthen Community Networks and Sales Projects Through Tourism and Local Development

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Know more about Travolution, an organization with a mission to strengthen community networks and sales projects through tourism and local development. They are a member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto and one of the participating Alumni of the Innovation Challenge powertogrow.wec.org

Descubre cómo Wakami ha transformado la vida de muchas mujeres de áreas rurales

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Wakami trabaja con mujeres de poblaciones indígenas de Guatemala, creando empresas rurales con la convicción de que los negocios incluyentes son una poderosa herramienta de transformación.

Discover How Wakami, a Member of La Red, Transforms the Lives of Rural Women in Guatemala

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Wakami works with women from indigenous communities of Guatemala to help them create their own companies. They are driven by the belief that inclusive businesses is a powerful transformation tool.

Mundo Latino: Iniciativa apoyará micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Publicado originalmente por mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto. El concurso busca identificar, premiar y apoyar micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

Mundo Latino: Initiative Aids Microenterprises in Central America

Por: Rodrigo Martinez
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Originally Published on mundolatinomedia.com

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto para identificar, premiar y apoyar microemprendimientos dentro de Centroamérica.

Managing for Business and Societal Impacts: Erb Institute and World Environment Center Roundtable (Washington D.C)

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The University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Sustainability in Business (Erb) and the World Environment Center (WEC) brought together 40 senior-level thought leaders and executives from business, academia, government and nonprofits, as well as selected Erb Institute students, for a roundtable discussion.

Held November 30 to December 1, 2017, in Washington, D.C., with support from the Dow Chemical Company, the roundtable was a highly interactive, peer-to-peer conversation, operating under Chatham House rules to foster honest and open dialogue.

WEC and DFGE Expand Their Partnership to Foster Transparent CSR Information

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World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. First outcome of the partnership will be another webinar in March 2018 addressing "Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions".

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World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. First outcome of the partnership will be another webinar in March 2018 addressing "Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions".

Exploring Best Practices for Human Rights Issues – An Erb Institute/WEC roundtable

By Allison Torres Burtka
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The field of sustainability began with environmental issues, which brought about standards and regulations that companies must follow. But human rights issues don’t yet have the same kind of established standards. “It’s still a relatively new dialogue and language for the business community,” said Theresa Loar, an independent consultant who focuses on human rights in business. “While there are excellent UN guiding principles, it’s not the same thing as your government setting certain requirements and standards.

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