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New Video Enables Associates to Share the Inaugural PepsiCorps Journey

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A new video about PepsiCo’s inaugural PepsiCorps program gives associates an up-close view of the PepsiCorps team’s journey and accomplishments. The video, shot on location in Ghana, highlights how team members worked with local stakeholders to increase access to clean water, promote eco-tourism and improve sanitation.

The eight inaugural team members also share how the experience helped them develop leadership skills such as active listening, understanding issues from multiple perspectives and developing insights into local needs. 

“Message from Earth: Organic Matters” Digital Short Considered for TED Ads Worth Spreading Initiative

Anvil’s Consumer Education Efforts to Support Organic Farmers and Create Awareness on Benefits of Organic Cotton Spreads
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Show support for the revitalization of organic farming and cast your vote for Message From Earth on the TED Ads Worth Spreading YouTube channel here. The voting deadline is February 10, 2012.

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Show support for the revitalization of organic farming and cast your vote for Message From Earth on the TED Ads Worth Spreading YouTube channel here. The voting deadline is February 10, 2012.

National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Committee Holds Quarterly Meeting; Spring 2012 Annual Meeting Dates Announced

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI – January 25, 2012 – On January 17 Leonardo Academy hosted, by webinar, the quarterly meeting of the multi-stakeholder Standard Committee that is developing the Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000). The Standard Committee and subcommittees are making good progress on developing a draft of this standard for review at the annual in-person Standard Committee meeting in April 2012.

Double Your Chances Of Quitting Smoking

Many women who quit smoking are surprised by how good they feel! They feel in charge - they smell good - they feel more relaxed!
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) January 5, 2012 - More than 70% of U.S. smokers say they want to quit, but only between 4% and 7% succeed if they try it without help. Quitting smoking can be tough, but here are some ways you can double your chances of quitting and staying quit. To boost your odds of quitting smoking for good, consider these options.

5 Ways to Achieve New Year's Resolution Success

Make 2012 your best year yet! Join the Choose You movement to set and reach your health goals.
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According to surveys about 50 percent of us will make 2012 resolutions, and likely they will include eating better, being more active or losing weight. All lofty goals, but according to those same surveys, only 8 percent will achieve what they set out to do, and 45 percent will throw in the towel by the end of January. Colleen Doyle, director of nutrition & physical activity for the American Cancer Society, explains that part of the problem is figuring out how to set ourselves up for success.

Visit www.chooseyou.com.

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According to surveys about 50 percent of us will make 2012 resolutions, and likely they will include eating better, being more active or losing weight. All lofty goals, but according to those same surveys, only 8 percent will achieve what they set out to do, and 45 percent will throw in the towel by the end of January. Colleen Doyle, director of nutrition & physical activity for the American Cancer Society, explains that part of the problem is figuring out how to set ourselves up for success.

Visit www.chooseyou.com.

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ACS Deputy Chief Medical Officer Shares his Thoughts on Some of the Most Memorable Cancer Headlines of 2011

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According to Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, we have made a substantial amount of progress in the treatment of cancer over the past few years, and 2011 has been exceptionally interesting. Here's his list of the top cancer headlines of 2011 and why they matter.

mBlog: mGive equals mGood

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Ask anyone around the halls of mGive what their favorite time of year is, and the response will almost always be the holidays. And no, it’s not because we finally receive our precious winter powder in the Rocky Mountains (note: we’re avid snowboarders and skiers!). It’s because during the holidays we see how creatively our clients weave mobile into their holiday giving campaigns. It’s the time of year where we are reminded of how meaningful and impactful our daily jobs are here at mGive.

National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Releases New Website at Quarterly Standards Committee Meeting, New Members Announced

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI – November 17, 2011 – Leonardo Academy hosted the fall quarterly meeting of the multi-stakeholder Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee by webinar on Friday, October 21. A new website dedicated to the standard development process was also announced at the meeting.

Domtar dévoile l’évolution de sa marque EarthChoice à la conférence Opportunity Green

La toute première gamme de papier à être certifiée par le FSC en Amérique du Nord offre une responsabilité accrue liée au cycle de vie complet de la fibre et inclut un partenariat avec RecycleBank
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Lancée pour la première fois en 2005, EarthChoice a été la toute première gamme de papier à être certifiée par le Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) et par la Rainforest Alliance™ en Amérique du Nord. Cette initiative se poursuit maintenant avec la seconde génération de produits EarthChoice et, par cette nouvelle offre, Domtar démontre encore davantage son engagement envers la durabilité comme stratégie d’entreprise de base.

Read this release in English.

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Lancée pour la première fois en 2005, EarthChoice a été la toute première gamme de papier à être certifiée par le Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) et par la Rainforest Alliance™ en Amérique du Nord. Cette initiative se poursuit maintenant avec la seconde génération de produits EarthChoice et, par cette nouvelle offre, Domtar démontre encore davantage son engagement envers la durabilité comme stratégie d’entreprise de base.

Read this release in English.

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