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Holland America Line Tops $4.3 Million Donated for Cancer Support

'On Deck’ Events on Every Cruise Raise Funds for the Global Fight Against Cancer
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SEATTLE, February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In honor of World Cancer Day, which was February 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.3 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming that began in 2006. Currently, the “On Deck for a Cause” program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom.

The 10 Most Important Sustainable Business Stories from 2014

And here’s what to watch out for in 2015
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By Andrew Winston
It’s been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. From climate change to inequality, the scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges came into much sharper focus this year — as did the scale and range of opportunities to do something about them. And citizens, using new social media tools and old-fashioned marches, rose up to drive change. Both in response and pre-emptively, the world’s leading companies continued to aggressively pivot their businesses toward more sustainable and innovative ways of operating.

Biochar-ging Ahead to Engage Citizens in Combating Climate Change

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What is biochar? Why is it so promising and exciting?
Biochar is charcoal derived from organic waste that conditions soil, increasing plant and tree growth. Increased growth of healthy foliage in turn helps to create a greener and healthier city. In addition, when mixed with soil, biochar sequesters carbon and enables increased infiltration of storm water run-off, which also helps to combat climate change.
 

Abenomics and Japan's Economy in 2015

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For the second time this year, Bloomberg brought together top newsmakers to the Tokyo office to examine topics critical to Japan – this time to focus on the future of Abenomics and its impact on Japan’s growth potential in 2015.

Off the back of a strong performance in recent elections by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) which some commentators say reinforces the tailwind behind Abenomics, market participants are closely tracking how the core pillars of reform will materialize.

"La Linea Rosa"

PepsiCo Mexico's Production Line Staffed Entirely by Women
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At the PepsiCo Vallejo Biscuit Plant in Mexico City, one of PepsiCo’s main manufacturing facilities for Gamesa cookies, there is one product packaging line that is a little different from the rest.

The line is called “La Linea Rosa,” or “the Pink Line,” and it’s staffed entirely by women who wear pink vests and operate pink equipment. 

Bloomberg Hosts "The Year Ahead" Summit in Washington DC with Top Leaders

Bloomberg hosted the “The Year Ahead: 2015″ in Washington, DC on November 13-14, gathering global corporate and policy leaders for a deep dive into economic and industry issues
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Bloomberg hosted the “The Year Ahead: 2015″ in Washington, DC on November 13-14, gathering global corporate and policy leaders for a deep dive into the economic and industry issues facing us in the new year.

Latest Global Research Finds Regional Differences in Corporate Societal Investment Driven Primarily by Economic and Cultural Factors

Global CECP Report Highlights Emerging Market Trend of Mandating CSR Investment
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NEW YORK, NY, November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A one-of-a-kind analysis of global corporate societal investment by region—Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe—analyzed data from 54 large companies representing a total of US $3.6B in cash and non-cash giving across 17 countries.

Fox Launches Global Initiative to Champion Female Directors

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At the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles last week, top Fox talent and executives gathered to celebrate the launch of the Fox Global Directors Initiative (FDI), a multi-year program from 21st Century Fox and Fox Audience Strategy to promote diverse voices in film, broadcast, cable, and digital. In its first year, FDI will focus on championing the work of female directors. Its inaugural class consists of 20 Director Fellows.

Michelin Innovations Presented at the 2014 Michelin Challenge Bibendum

For over 125 years, Michelin has been the industry leader in terms of innovation
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Michelin, partnering the FIA’s Formula E Championship
Michelin, the exclusive partner of the first Formula E Championship

The Michelin Challenge Bibendum Approach

Getting together to think and take action for a more sustainable kind of mobility
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Launched in 1998, the Michelin Challenge Bibendum has become a unique international event that brings together thousands of political decision-makers, industry representatives and scientists to discuss sustainable mobility challenges and solutions.

Created in Clermont-Ferrand, where Michelin’s headquarters are located, the Challenge was originally organized around a road rally that allowed participants to introduce and test new engine and energy solutions.

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