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Overcoming the Housing Shortage for Mexico’s Poor Families Living in Rural Communities

Hábvita joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to secure decent housing and jobs
Press Release

New York, May 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Habitacion y vida Hábvita (Hábvita), a Mexico-based housing construction company serving the country’s rural communities, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to helping more than 11,500 families secure decent homes, creating 6,000 new temporary jobs, and expanding the company’s presence to at least 23 Mexican states – all by 2018.

Mexican Women, the Web Developers of the Future: The AT&T Foundation and Laboratoria

The AT&T Foundation and Laboratoria unite to grow a new generation of web developers made up of 120 Mexican women from low income households.
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It is expected that women between the ages of 18 and 35 will join the labor force and will raise their expectations regarding professional development.

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It is expected that women between the ages of 18 and 35 will join the labor force and will raise their expectations regarding professional development.

The World Environment Center and Coca-Cola FEMSA Co-Host Mexico Roundtable on UN SDGs

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April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.

The Face Behind Your Food: Three Farmworkers Share Their Stories

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Lupita López Dearcia Comitán is a farmworker in Sonora, Mexico.  She’s forty-four years old, has five children, and just so happens to grow the cucumbers you put in your salad last night. It’s a job she has a lot of pride in. Most people don’t know that cucumbers grow on vines like tomatoes, requiring constant care to ensure that the plant grows in the proper direction. It’s a technique called “training”, and Lupita has the practice down to a science.

Amway Mexico Combats Double Burden of Malnutrition

by Jeff Terry
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Mexico is the 12th largest country in the world, according to worldatlas.com. It is also has one of the highest population rates of overweight adults (69%) in the world*. Overweight and obesity are classified as one type of malnutrition that, when combined with undernutrition (e.g., stunting, vitamin and mineral deficiencies) forms the double burden of malnutrition.

Boeing, Aeromexico, Mexican Government Collaborate on Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Research and Development

Initiative supports Mexico's aviation sector, environmental and socio-economic goals
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March 9, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE:BA], Aeromexico and Mexico's Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) will collaborate with a biojet program supported by Mexico's Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico.

Education Partnership for Mexican Engineers

20 Mexican students gain key skills in semester-long pipeline specialization program at the University of Calgary.
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Mexican government prepares for natural gas pipeline expansion

The Mexican government has been working to change the paradigm of its energy sector, opening up opportunities for private companies to contribute to the development of the oil and gas industry in the country. This historic step is the cornerstone of ensuring Mexico’s competitiveness in the coming years.

Training young professionals in pipeline construction and management

U.S. Manufacturers Find the Right Shore in Mexico

Mexico’s rise makes a compelling case for the right-shoring strategy for U.S. manufacturers.
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Derrick Johnson | UPS 

Check out this podcast on U.S. manufacturers moving to Mexico and recent trade reforms:

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