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How Plant-Based Diets Can Help Restore Our Earth

Herbalife Nutrition celebrates Earth Day by sharing sustainable nutrition solutions to help save our planet
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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, world food production will need to increase by an estimated 70 percent to feed 10 billion people alive by 2050. To provide them with a nutritious diet, global food systems and eating habits need to change.

To achieve sustainability within food systems, we need to meet the nutritional demands of everyone now while also reducing the environmental impact for future generations. 

Sustainable Nutrition: A Path to Restoring Our Earth

Planet Water Foundation and The Starbucks Foundation Extend Partnership to Deliver Clean Water Access to Communities Across Eight Countries

2021 commitment marks 11th year of partnership
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May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization in the fight against global water poverty, has announced the extension of its partnership with The Starbucks Foundation.

With the partnership entering its 11th year, the two organizations have committed to deliver community-level clean water projects across eight countries in 2021 – reaching a combined total of 18,000 people in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

IOC Young Leader Rohith Maradapa: “It's the Right of Every Woman to Reach Her Potential”

In the latest article in our series on gender equality, we speak to IOC Young Leader Rohith Maradapa about his efforts to provide mentorship and sporting opportunities for underprivileged girls and boys in India.
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Rohith Maradapa has always had strong female role models in his life. One of his grandmothers reported on cricket for a magazine in the 1950s. The other captained her college basketball team. And his mother is a leading expert in nutrition. But each of them still faced hurdles due to the societal expectations of women in India.

Recognising the gender bias that still exists, Maradapa – an international rower for India – established Just Play India with support from the IOC Young Leaders programme and Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic.

ON Semiconductor and Orbis International Launch State-of-the-art Vision Center to Expand Access to Eye Healthcare in Vietnam

Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility associate analyst
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With the goal of positively impacting the communities in which we operate, ON Semiconductor prioritizes supporting organizations across the globe that promote good health and well-being. As one of the many grantee partners in our network that align with this priority, Orbis International operates across more than 50 countries worldwide with a mission to prevent and treat blindness through hands-on training, partnerships with local health care organizations, public health education, and improved access to quality eye care.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Shaw Recognizes More Organizations Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability

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This article was originally featured on sustainablebrands.com.

The nine organizations selected for this year’s sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program have displayed tremendous effort and progress to support the well-being of people and the planet amid the unprecedented challenges of 2020.

Tetra Tech's Jeannelle Blanchard Discusses the Nexus Between Energy, Agriculture, and Water in Developing Countries to Increase Food Production

Increasing food security and income generation for the base of the pyramid, promoting climate resilience, and scaling water-food-energy innovations
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Jeannelle Blanchard, vice president in Tetra Tech’s International Development Services group, has more than 25 years of progressive project management experience on donor-funded projects. During her first 10 years, she worked on energy efficiency and energy conservation issues in the tourism sector. Since 2009 she has worked on power sector reform, utility improvement, and clean energy projects. Jeannelle has played a management role on more than 20 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) contracts and has extensive experience in the full life cycle of project management.

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Tetra Tech Helps Build Resilience Through GALS Training

Strengthening food value chain in developing communities through training women and youth
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Tetra Tech provides integrated solutions to increase food security and rural incomes, while promoting sustainable intensification, climate change adaptation, and equitable value chain governance. Our approach integrates gender, youth, and vulnerable populations in all our activities to achieve broad-based and inclusive economic growth.

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