social development

Investing in Social Development and Rainforest Conservation


Some of the best and most creative ideas are born outside the walls of the typical workplace. Inspired by a commitment to help preserve one of the world’s richest resources – the Amazon rainforest – Dow and key partners have joined together in a unique project that champions conservation, supports local communities and drives business results.

Mapping biodiversity to create business models

Freeport-McMoRan’s PT Freeport Indonesia Partnership Fund Supports Education for Indigenous Children


August 23, 2019 - PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) provides educational facilities and support for local community members.

The LPMAK sponsors the cost of boarding school for children of the seven local indigenous tribes near the PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) operations. Over 1000 students are now studying at the following LPMAK sponsored schools:

Innovation for the Greater Good

Qualcomm's Transformative Technology Improves Lives Around the Globe

We take pride in innovating for the greater good. Our products are helping to empower people and enhance the quality of life around the globe. They’re enabling economic development, “smart” urban infrastructure, efficient transportation, cost-efficient health care and more.

How DSI Alums Are Putting Social Design to Work


She came to DSI in the first class as a Fulbright Scholar, from a family devoted to social issues in Mexico City, and her dream was always to return to her native country to help its citizens. Now, Gabi is an Innovation Strategist at Cirklo, a design innovation agency there.

Navigating the Opportunities and Risks of Partnering for Social Development

Can Companies Manage Risk Through Partnership?

Partnerships are intended to de-risk a project, but carry risks of their own,” Judy Brown, the Chief Advisor for External Affairs in the East Pacific and Latin America at Rio Tinto and a veteran of field-level sustainability work, advised a group of 15 students in the Georgetown Master of Science in Foreign Service program. For both the public and private sector, the advent of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make partnerships that catalyze the development of local markets especially important.

“Pequeños y Valiosos” Inicia Tercer Año de su Programa Para Ayudar a los Padres de Familia a Propiciar Desde Temprana Edad el Desarrollo Cognitivo y Socioemocional en los Niños

La campaña “Acción por los Niños” de 2016 inicia con una intensiva campaña de promoción de seis semanas en las diversas plataformas de Univision, que empoderará a los padres con herramientas y recursos para transformar “momentos de la vida diaria” en opor
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Pequeños y Valiosos Enters Third Year of Helping Parents Boost Early Cognitive and Social-Emotional Development Among Young Children

2016 Campaign kicks-off with an intensive six-week “Accion por los Niños” promotion across Univision’s platforms that will empower parents with tools & resources to transform “everyday moments” into brain-building opportunities for their young children
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Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum Daily Wrap: 18 June

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 18, 2012 - The following announcements were made today during the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum. 

Sustainable Stock Exchange 2012 Dialogues
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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