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AIDA Cruises Presents Latest Sustainability Report: World's First LNGoperated Cruise Ship, AIDAnova, Commissioned in 2018

In the latest edition of “AIDA cares” the company documents further progress on its way to emission-neutral cruising.
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July 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In the latest edition of “AIDA cares” the company documents further progress on its way to emission-neutral cruising. As early as 2023, 94 percent of all AIDA guests will be sailing on ships that can be fully operated with low-emission liquefied natural gas or, in port, with green shore power.

Carnival Cruise Line Partners With Clean the World to Assist in Global Soap Recycling Initiative

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Organization’s First Large-Scale Cruise Partner, Carnival to Donate Nearly 40 Tons of Recycled Soap Each Year to Communities in Need Worldwide

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Organization’s First Large-Scale Cruise Partner, Carnival to Donate Nearly 40 Tons of Recycled Soap Each Year to Communities in Need Worldwide

Advancing Human Health Through the WELL Portfolio program

Leading global companies demonstrate commitment to health through a portfolio-wide approach
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NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today celebrated the leading companies who have been involved in developing the WELL Portfolio program, which enables organizations to enhance their spaces and improve human well-being at scale by applying the WELL Building Standard (WELL), the world’s leading health-focused building standard. These early participants were involved in the WELL Portfolio pilot, working to develop and evolve the program alongside IWBI.

SunTrust Foundation Awards $275,000 Grant to YMCA of East Tennessee for Youth Development

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. July 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The SunTrust Foundation announced today a $275,000 grant to the YMCA of East Tennessee to expand its youth development programs that focus on financial wellness, academics, leadership and well-being. On behalf of the SunTrust Foundation, Harry Gross, SunTrust Bank Knoxville market president, presented Jim Dickson, CEO of YMCA of East Tennessee, with the grant at a special event Tuesday, July 9, at West Side Family YMCA in Knoxville.

IWBI Joins the United Nations Global Compact

Commits to global corporate citizenship initiative and highlights its work in advancing UN Sustainable Development Goals
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NEW YORK, June 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that it has signed on to the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.

Merck for Mothers Launches New All for Mothers Report: The Mom Effect

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When we invest in maternal health, we ensure that hundreds of thousands of women survive pregnancy and childbirth. When that happens, newborns are more likely to survive, children are more likely to stay in school, women are able to make invaluable contributions to their communities and the workforce, health systems are stronger, and nations’ economies grow. Improved maternal health care sets the foundation for women, children, families, communities, and societies to thrive for generations to come.

World Refugee Day: Taking Steps for the Globally Displaced

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What if San Francisco was suddenly empty? Or New York City? Or both? Imagine over 9 million people fleeing their homes, families and friends, schools, and jobs—leaving two of the United States’ most populous cities nearly empty. Our world would look different—we would notice and want to know what’s going on. We would want to help.

‘Drinkable, Pure, Safe’: The Business Bringing Affordable Clean Water to Bangladesh

Watersprint purifies contaminated water using technology based on blue LEDs, a development that won the Nobel prize in 2014. A collaboration with local entrepreneurs is bringing the tech to Bangladesh
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Across Bangladesh, water is readily available to 97% of the population, but it is not always fit for human consumption. As such, 4 million people do not have access to safe drinking water.

FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models

Three road safety NGOs have been presented with the FedEx Road Safety Award
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May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three road safety NGOs have been presented with the FedEx Road Safety Award. The awards are presented biannually to NGO members of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance).

This year’s awards celebrate three organizations that have significantly grown their capacity to achieve national and international significance, influencing national policies and public perceptions of road safety. Their impacts and approaches make them role models for other NGOs.

Mental Health Crisis… A Region Unites for Solutions

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One in five. That’s the percentage of adults in America who experience a mental illness. Nearly one in 25 adults in America live with a serious mental illness. And, perhaps even more startling, one-half of all chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14.

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