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La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Conoce a ACPACI

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A través de la Iniciativa La Red de Innovación e Impacto programa, WEC y nuestros socios apoyamos a las pequeñas y medianas empresas que están acelerando el desarrollo empresarial y promoviendo el crecimiento económico sostenible en América Latina. Conoce a una de las organizaciones miembro de La Red con este foco:

ACPACI, organización miembro de La Red de Innovación e Impacto, es una asociación cooperativa de la “Región de los Izalcos” en el occidente de El Salvador.

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Meet ACPACI

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Through the La Red de Innovación e Impacto program, WEC and our partners support small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) that are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. Meet one of our La Red members:

ACPACI, a member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto, is a cooperative association of the “Izalcos Region” in western El Salvador.

Biogen, Americares and Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Help Community Health Clinics Address Climate Risks

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Biogen, Americares, and the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have teamed up to help community health clinics in the United States mitigate climate risks.

Breaking Down Cardboard Recycling

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Americans consumed more corrugated cardboard boxes than ever last year as a result of a surge in online shopping due to the pandemic. The year-over-year rise was 3.4%, equivalent to about 477 square miles of additional corrugated board or three times the size of the U.S. Virgin Islands!

Corporate Water Stewardship: Global Perspectives Across the Maturity Curve

International Paper to share water stewardship journey on World Resources Institute webinar
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International Paper invites you to join us for a special World Resources Institute webinar. International Paper Manager, Natural Capital Stewardship, Matt Inbusch, will be joining professionals from other companies to discuss actions companies can take from measuring water challenges to spurring collective actions in their basins of operations.
 

“Evolving Info-Structure in Our Information Age”

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© Hazel Henderson 2021

All nations evolve their infrastructure along with their peoples’ knowledge and technologies.  From our distant past as small bands of nomadic hunter-gatherers, we learned the use of fire to smelt iron and tin --- progressing from the Iron Age to the Bronze Age.  We learned to domesticate animals, agriculture to grow our food, settling in villages, our earliest form of infrastructure, so as to more efficiently assure our collective survival.

EHS Litigation Support: What Is an Expert Witness?

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Generally speaking, no individual or company wants to end up in court. Such scenarios can be stressful, expensive, and consequential.

But it’s a simple fact of life: litigation happens, and business leaders need to be aware and prepared.

Here we’ll explore one specific aspect of environment, health, and safety (EHS) litigation: expert witnesses, how they come into play, and when one might be needed.

Navigating EHS Litigation

Cisco's Inclusive Future: A Value Chain Perspective

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One of the most serious and complex challenges that humanity faces is reversing the advance of climate change. It’s already affecting people and ecosystems around the globe, and disproportionately impacts the poor and vulnerable. Therefore, the work we do to protect the planet is directly linked to our efforts to protect the human rights, health, and well-being of people, including workers in our supply chain.

United Strengthens Sustainability Commitment Through Collaboration With More Than a Dozen New Community Organizations

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Airline supports organizations focused on clean-technology innovation, recycling strategies, and grassroots environmental education and justice

United works with more environmental, nonprofit partners than any other major U.S. airline

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Airline supports organizations focused on clean-technology innovation, recycling strategies, and grassroots environmental education and justice

United works with more environmental, nonprofit partners than any other major U.S. airline

In Historic Votes, Shareholders Demand Strong Climate Action From the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry

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May 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Winning vote totals on shareholder proposals at Phillips66 and ConocoPhillips this week sent a clear signal to the oil and gas industry that investors want to see ambitious climate action — and small commitments are no longer enough. 

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