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Engaging the Private Sector for Development Results in Indonesia

Examining how the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s wide-ranging engagement with the private sector delivers development benefits in Indonesia
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On the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) blog, Nilmini Rubin, executive vice president for international development at Tetra Tech, recently discussed the wide-ranging engagement with the private sector and its development benefits as part of MCC’s Indonesia Compact. Nilmini is a member of MCC’s Advisory Council. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

This post originally appeared on MCC’s blog.

PepsiCo Foundation and GENYOUth Partner to Conquer Hunger Among Students by Expanding "Grab-n-Go" School Breakfast Programs

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PURCHASE, N.Y., April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the PepsiCo Foundation (NASDAQ: PEP) and GENYOUth are increasing access to the national school breakfast program to help conquer hunger in underserved communities. The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the global food and beverage company, will provide "grab-n-go" breakfast carts to be used in 25 schools in 18 states as part of Ready, Step, Move…Give!, an employee step-challenge created in partnership with Healthy Living, PepsiCo's employee well-being program.

Discovery Education Teams Up With LG Electronics USA to Launch 'Discover Your Happy' Program That Combats Youth Stress With Science-Based Happiness Curriculum

Celebrating the International Day of Happiness, 'Discover Your Happy' Virtual Field Trip to Expose Students and Educators to the Science Behind Happiness
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Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, March 15, 2018) /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA has teamed up with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to launch Discover Your Happy – an exciting new program designed equip students nationwide with the skills for sustainable happiness. Studies assert that two out of three American teens are stressed and lack the tools needed to manage anxiety.

Avery Dennison Ohio Employees Giving Back in a Warm Way

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Our Label and Graphic Materials North America team (LGM-NA) recently worked to make winter warmer for those in need. The LGM-NA Extended Leadership Team partnered with domestic violence shelter Forbes House to provide blankets and backpacks with school supplies to families in the shelter. To learn more about our company, visit http://www.averydennison.com.

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $32 Million Contract to Improve Access to Water and Sanitation Services

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PASADENA, Calif. February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ --Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $32 million, single-award contract to expand the delivery of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in Uganda.

Helping Transgender People Lead Authentic Lives

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From education to employment, healthcare to housing, transgender Americans fight daily for rights many take for granted. “Authentic Lives,” a new documentary from WQED, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate, highlights PNC as a company working toward equity and inclusion for the LGBTQ population.

Terry Boring, senior business architect and vice president of the PNC Proud employee business resource group’s Pittsburgh chapter, spoke to reporter Minette Seate about PNC’s culture of inclusion.

Feature: Diversifying the Supply Chain

by Leila Hawkins
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Diversifying the supply chain is of the utmost importance to ensuring the greatest possible choice of goods and services. The most obvious advantages are cost and efficiency, but it also comes down to sustainability and, ultimately, reputation….

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Finding Comfort in the Uncomfortable: A Senior Development Leader’s Perspective

Reflecting on lessons learned from a development career working in and out of Peru
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Thomas Reilly is a senior leader in Tetra Tech’s International Development Services division who oversees business and field operations in more than 40 countries. He is a former Chief of Party for the ProDecentralization Peru (PRODES) project. In this post, he reflects on lessons learned from a career working in and out of Peru. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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Thomas Reilly is a senior leader in Tetra Tech’s International Development Services division who oversees business and field operations in more than 40 countries. He is a former Chief of Party for the ProDecentralization Peru (PRODES) project. In this post, he reflects on lessons learned from a career working in and out of Peru. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Merck for Mothers Blog | A Note from Dr. Etiebet: Reflections from WEF 2018

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The MSD for Mothers team recently returned from the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, where we joined leaders from business, government, civil society and academia in discussions around the theme, “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” In keeping with the focus on the global economy, MSD for Mothers and our partners made the business case for investing in maternal health, argued for greater private sector involvement in innovative financing for development, and advocated for more research on the experiences of wome

Electrification on the Rise: Can Electric Vehicle Charging Networks Keep Up?

Utilities need to start thinking about how to scale up power infrastructure to meet demand
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Last year marked a monumental turning point for the future of electric vehicles (EVs), with several auto companies such as Volkswagen AG, General Motors and Volvo announcing significant electrification plans. Bolstered by improved battery technology, longer battery range, greater variety and lower prices, consumer confidence in EVs is at an all-time high. According to Forbes, light-duty EV sales in the United States rose 37 percent in 2016.

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