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Sappi Fine Paper Announces Grant Recipients for the 14th Annual Ideas that Matter Program

Ideas that Matter is a highly respected grant program helping designers create projects for charitable causes
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BOSTON, September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the 11 grant recipients for its 14th annual Ideas that Matter program, the industry’s highly respected grant program aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, Sappi's Ideas that Matter program has awarded over $12 million worldwide in grants to designers around the globe to support their work for nonprofit programs and organizations.

Keystone XL Pipeline Supports American Energy Security Ambitions

Pipeline will displace over-sea crude oil and meet U.S. demand.
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For North America, Keystone XL is a lot of things; it is a $5.3 billion investment in safe energy infrastructure, it is an opportunity to put 9,000 construction workers to work and it is a choice between secure, stable North American energy or a continued reliance on OPEC. To the contrary of what paid activist opposition says, Keystone XL is not an “export pipeline.”

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Pledges $1.6 Million for Two Heifer International Projects

New Projects in Peru and Honduras to benefit thousands of coffee-growing families
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  - July 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Heifer International is proud to announce that Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), has extended its long-standing relationship with the global hunger nonprofit by committing $1.6 million in funding for two new projects in Peru and Honduras. These projects will reach about 2,200 families in Peru and Honduras who currently struggle to feed themselves adequately year round.

Immelt: GE to 'Double Down' on Clean Energy in China

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The problem is clear. With China's urban population growing and its citizens consuming and driving more, the nation's already poor air quality will get even worse if nothing is done. That was one of the main themes during "Building a Sustainable Future," a session of the  Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu where three of the world's top CEOs put their heads together today to parse this problem.

Getting Myanmar’s Energy Balance Right

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A new report, released today at the World Economic Forum on East Asia, provides insights to assist Myanmar in its transition towards a new energy architecture.

Myanmar’s re-emergence into the global economy presents policy-makers with a series of fundamental dilemmas. As reforms are put into place, foreign investors and international energy companies are keen to capitalize on Myanmar’s abundant reserves of oil and natural gas.

Business Ramifications of International Conflict Mineral Laws

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements. Both global economies proposed legislation that closely resemble Dodd Frank Section 1502 = evidence that conflict minerals is a growing GLOBAL concern.  

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law.

Going Global With Workplace Giving & Volunteering: Find Out Everything You Need To Know!

The word “headache” doesn’t begin to describe how it feels to face the challenges of going global with corporate volunteering and giving programs.
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Are you facing a mandate from management to take your employee engagement programs global? Or are you already in the process? In partnership with LBG Associates, RW is announcing a new research project that will show you how to take your employee engagement program overseas—without losing your mind.

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Global Impact Launches New Website

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Alexandria, Va., May 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Global Impact is proud to announce that it has officially launched its new website, still found at www.charity.org.

“The new site more accurately reflects what we do and who we serve as an organization,” said Global Impact Director of Marketing and Communications Joseph Mettimano. “We offer philanthropic solutions to both corporations and charities, all in an effort to secure funds to help the world’s most vulnerable people. This new site helps us tell their story.”

Global Corporate Giving Data Reveals Greater Focus on International Giving

Thirty One Companies Participated in Unique Look at Global Giving
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April 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CECP, a valued partner to leading CEOs and companies that prioritize community engagement, found through its pilot Global Guide study that leading companies around the world, sharing data on their 2011 contributions, designated 44% of their total giving to international recipients.  Median overall giving for Global Guide respondents was US$39 million.

GE Healthcare Breaks into Rural China

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According to new medical reforms, 850 billion yuan will be invested into the primary care market and over 750 million Chinese people will join the primary care system. Under such a policy, international medical giants such as GE Healthcare and Medtronic Inc, used to providing high-end medical devices in large cities, are planning to sink their brand channels into the second and third-tier cities, and rural areas in China with their huge populations.

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