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The Most Important Meal of the Day

TransCanada helps Wandering River students start the day off right with a new breakfast program
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With just 22 students between kindergarten and Grade 6, the Wandering River School is one of the smallest facilities in Alberta’s Northern Lights School District. Students from the 400-member community midway between Edmonton and Fort McMurray are spilt between two classrooms and taught by one of the school’s two full-time staff members, which includes principal Dan Coonan.

Founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Invests $10 Million in the Future of Fair Trade

Bob and Christine Stiller Award Unprecedented Challenge Grant to Nonprofit Fair Trade USA
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Oakland, CA, November 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today Bob Stiller, long-time Fair Trade enthusiast and founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (now Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.), and wife Christine Stiller, awarded a monumental $10 million challenge grant to nonprofit organization and leading Fair Trade certifier Fair Trade USA. This investment will help fund three critical work streams aimed at increasing the reach and impact of Fair Trade certification for farmers and workers worldwide.

GE Africa and Jeff Immelt Recognized at Ai Investment & Business Leader Awards 2014

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Earlier this month, GE picked up two awards at this year’s Africa Investor (Ai) Investment and Business Leader Awards. GE Africa was awarded Green Investment Initiative of the Year for the Power Africa initiative. In addition, GE’s Global Chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt was awarded Global Investment Personality of the Year.

The Coca-Cola Company and Women's Empowerment

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Unleashing the entrepreneurial potential of women is one of the most powerful and enduring ways to help families and communities prosper. Our investments in the success of women fuel our own success and the success of communities around the world.

Click to read more from our 2013/2014 Sustainability Report: CokeURL.com/5by20

Caterpillar Invests $2.5 Million to End Extreme Poverty

The Global Poverty Project will help bring access to sanitation and education to millions of people
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September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Continuing its efforts to alleviate poverty worldwide, Caterpillar Inc. and the Caterpillar Foundation are making a $2.5 million investment in The Global Poverty Project (GPP). The investment will support growing the Global Citizen grassroots movement around the world to end extreme poverty by 2030.

#3BLchat – Building Sustainable Supply Chains From Farmer To Unilever

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Multinational businesses have a huge impact on the livelihoods of millions of people and communities across their value chains through employment, training or through numerous smallholder farms and lower tier suppliers.

Unilever chose to announce their most recent new partnership with Solidaridad via #3BLchat and to share their reasoning and hopes for their sustainable supply chain future.

SAP Investment in Africa News Updates

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SAP recently announced it would invest more than US$500 million to upskill local talent and enhance innovation and growth in the African continent. They have received coverage from multiple news outlets. Here are a few articles about SAP's work in the growth in Africa:

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10 Things You Should Know About Investment in Renewable Energy

In a recent panel, experts shared their thoughts on how to increase investment in renewables amid falling prices, policy uncertainty and emerging tech
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In a recent online chat, an expert panel tackled the huge topic of how to grow investment in renewables as part of a transition to a low carbon economy. Here are 10 key lessons from the discussion:

Small Business, Big Investment: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces $30 Million to Help Entrepreneur Networks

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New research shows high-performing small business “clusters” grew faster and added more jobs than other businesses in major U.S. metro areas

Grants to small business networks will provide access to critical resources, including facilities, investors and skilled employees

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New research shows high-performing small business “clusters” grew faster and added more jobs than other businesses in major U.S. metro areas

Grants to small business networks will provide access to critical resources, including facilities, investors and skilled employees

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