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Lack of Bins is Number One Roadblock to Recycling at Home: Cone Communications Survey

by Vikas Vij
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The 2014 Cone Communications Recycling in the Home Survey, in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies as part of its Care to Recycle program, has revealed that the biggest barrier to recycling at home is lack of bins. Recycling efforts at home often do not go beyond the kitchen despite a genuine concern among the consumers to protect the environment.

Peace Corps Announces New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with the School of Visual Arts, NYC

MFA Design for Social Innovation Department will provide scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers
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New York, N.Y., April 17, 2014 /3BL Media – The Peace Corps today announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program in partnership with the MFA Design for Social Innovation Department at the School of Visual Arts, New York (SVA).

Why Shared Value, Why Now?

Google Hangout: Meet the executive director of the Shared Value Initiative
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On Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST, join TriplePundit’s Founder, Nick Aster, for a chat with Justin Bakule, Executive Director of the Shared Value Initiative.

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On Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST, join TriplePundit’s Founder, Nick Aster, for a chat with Justin Bakule, Executive Director of the Shared Value Initiative.

The Citi Foundation Launches Pathways to Progress to Improve Career Readiness for 100,000 Youth

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$50 Million Initiative Represents Largest Single Commitment in Citi Foundation’s 20-Year History

Focus on Helping 100,000 Youth in 10 Cities with Civic Engagement, Summer Jobs, and Entrepreneurship Training

Mayors Across the Country Applaud Effort to Jump-Start Career Readiness of the Next Generation

Press Release

$50 Million Initiative Represents Largest Single Commitment in Citi Foundation’s 20-Year History

Focus on Helping 100,000 Youth in 10 Cities with Civic Engagement, Summer Jobs, and Entrepreneurship Training

Mayors Across the Country Applaud Effort to Jump-Start Career Readiness of the Next Generation

Empowering Girls Is A Human Right and Part of Sustainable Development

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Many of us are shaped by what we experience as a child. In high-income countries, girls have lives often full of possibilities and choices, while for those girls in in low- and middle-income nations, they live in a world fraught with harsh realities and limited choices. Right now, there has never been a better time to raise our voices in support of the health and empowerment of girls and women to ensure they are a top priority in global development.

Dow, Coke, Puma, Barrick Gold, Rio Tinto, Webcor Builders: More Companies Explore Ecosystem Services

by Vikas Vij, Justmeans
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A growing number of companies are now exploring and engaging with ecosystem services issues worldwide. According to a new BSR report, 47 companies around the globe now mention natural capital and ecosystem services in their publicly available materials and policy documents. The figure represents a jump of more than a third in the number of such companies over the previous year.

The 50 Smartest Companies With Disruptive Innovation Changing Our Lives

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) - So who are the smartest companies right now? Who is shaking things up with innovation? Who is making a difference? The MIT Technology Review is out and has published its list of the “50 Smartest Companies,” those organizations that have made a difference through innovation over the past year.

Companies Use Dedicated CSR Websites and Blogs to Focus on Social Responsibility

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The demand for CSR news and data continues to grow among shareholders, institutional investors, media and industry analysts, and consumers. As the environmental, social, and governance impacts of companies become more material to the bottom line, this information increasingly figures in judgments about a company’s performance—and its value.

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