Colombia

Efficiency Meets Sustainability: First-ever Fair Trade USA Certified Organic Palm Oil Now Available

Daabon Group, Hain Celestial and Fair Trade USA lead efforts to address social, environmental concerns regarding the world’s most-used vegetable oil crop
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MIAMI, October 14, 2016/ 3BL Media/ -  Socially and environmentally conscious cooks can now bake their cake and eat it, too. Today Daabon Group announced it has achieved the first-ever Fair Trade USA certification of a palm oil product. 

Generation of Healthy Families: A Winning Partnership for the Local Communities and Sanofi Colombia

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Over 50% of employees at the Villa Rica, Sanofi’s factory in Colombia, live in the nearby town, one of the areas most affected by the armed conflict in Colombia, with attendant social problems such as drugs, prostitution and crime.

In 2014, Sanofi identified 41 employees living in vulnerable conditions. That’s the reason why, in order to develop greater social interaction with the community, the factory has launched the program Generation of Healthy Families.

Cormack Family Funds New Children International Community Center and Youth Center in Colombia

The Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center Will Benefit Nearly 12,000 Children and Youth
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Dave Cormack, the president and chief executive officer of the healthcare software provider Brightree, and his family were lead donors in the construction of the new Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center in Cartagena, Colombia. The centers were inaugurated earlier this summer and will benefit nearly 12,000 children and youth.

Nespresso Made First Payments to Colombian Farmers’ Pilot Retirement Savings Plan

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A remote coffee-growing community

Like many of Colombia’s greatest coffee-producing regions, Caldas is situated high up in the mountains where the unique micro-climate protects the production of the finest quality coffee. The farmers that live and work there operate small farms of around 2-3 hectares, on average. And the landscape is challenging; at such high altitudes and with scarce road infrastructures, people often have to rely on the use of donkeys to climb to their farms, transport their goods and get around.

Bloomberg Americas Monetary Summit

Event Information and Excerpts from Michael R. Bloomberg
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Michael R. Bloomberg hosted Bloomberg’s first-ever Americas Monetary Summit, featuring Central Bank leaders from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the United States. Brazil’s Finance Minister also spoke.

These policy makers shared their economic forecasts for 2015-2016, and strategies to boost growth, handle inflation and create more jobs amid a shifting global environment.

EVENT INFORMATION

Children International nombra a Miriam Castilla Lara la ganadora del premio Inspire Award™ de 2014

El premio Inspire Award™ celebra las valiosas aportaciones de los voluntarios quienes habitan en y forman parte de las comunidades marginadas donde trabaja Children International
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Children International Names Miriam Castilla Lara the Winner of the 2014 Inspire Award™

The Inspire Award™ Celebrates Outstanding Contributions of Volunteers Who Live in and Are a Part of the Impoverished Communities Children International Serves
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