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Reproductive Health Matters Announces Publication of its Latest Themed Issue: New Development Paradigms Post 2015: Critical Analysis

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London, December 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The world is still underfunding health: so what kind of new development paradigm will succeed in ensuring comprehensive and equitable health care for all, and where will sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and gender equality fit in?

Keep America Beautiful Announces Wrigley as the 2013 Recipient of the Vision for America Award

National nonprofit honors Wrigley with a prestigious environmental award
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October 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, will honor the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, with the 2013 Vision for America Award on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill.

Twice as nice for Uncle Ben's Rice: PIA story

Uncle Ben's have used innovative technology to reduce the cooking time of their rice by half which has reduced the average greenhouse gas emissions of preparing this type of rice by 18 percent.
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Since opening the world’s first commercial parboiling rice plant in Houston, Texas, in 1943, we have used innovative technology to reduce the cooking time of our UNCLE BEN'S® rice by half. It now takes 10 minutes to cook, which has reduced the average greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of preparing this type of rice by 18 percent.

Mars Speaks at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

Speaking on the 2013 CGI theme of "Mobilizing for Impact" Mars' Chief Agricultural Officer Howard-Yana Shapro highlighted the importance of uncommon collaborations in fighting malnutrition and hunger in Africa #CGI2013
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Video: A New Enterprise and Community of Farmers in Haiti

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In a new video, hear Haitians talk about a partnership between Abbott, the Abbott Fund and Partners In Health that is improving lives and communities. Built and run by Haitians, a new nutrition facility produces a lifesaving product to treat malnutrition called Nourimanba. In addition, an agricultural program helps local farmers improve the supply of quality peanuts needed for the facility, while increasing farmer incomes.

Everyone Working Side by Side

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Inclusive employment is more than just the title of this blog. It’s a movement that is decades in the making. Inclusive employment means having a workforce that includes all members of the community with equal pay and equal opportunity. After decades of being segregated in sheltered workshops and earning below minimum wage, individuals with disabilities and their families are calling for inclusive employment. With a growing call to move people out of the sheltered workshops and into competitive employment, the questions of why and how come up frequently.

BSR Launches Online Platform to Create Training Materials on Women’s Health in Developing Countries

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San Francisco, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ — BSR’s new online tool will help educators in developing countries create culturally accurate training materials on a variety of health topics for women working in factories and farms.

BSR Wins US$1.77 Million Grant from Dutch Government to Invest in Women’s Health

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands has awarded a US$1.77 million grant to BSR’s HERproject, a peer-to-peer education program on women’s sexual and reproductive health that has reached more than 200,000 female workers in more than 150 factories and farms in eight countries: Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan, and Vietnam. BSR will use the grant to expand HERproject, particularly within Asia and Africa. 

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands has awarded a US$1.77 million grant to BSR’s HERproject, a peer-to-peer education program on women’s sexual and reproductive health that has reached more than 200,000 female workers in more than 150 factories and farms in eight countries: Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan, and Vietnam. BSR will use the grant to expand HERproject, particularly within Asia and Africa. 

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation provides $500,000 in grants to 13 organizations in Grant County, New Mexico

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The Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation granted $500,000 to thirteen programs from local nonprofit and other organizations in Grant County, NM.

The awards represent Freeport-McMoRan’s efforts to partner with local nonprofits and other organizations working on projects that create sustainable benefits for the community.

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