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The Truist Foundation Awards Purpose Built Communities $7 Million Grant

Grant to advance work to improve health outcomes, economic mobility and racial equity in neighborhoods throughout U.S.
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Watch Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board, Truist Foundation, and Shirley Franklin, executive chair of the board of directors, Purpose Built Communities, make the announcement about a $7 million Truist Foundation grant to Purpose Built Communities during the nonprofit’s 11th annual conference.

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Watch Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board, Truist Foundation, and Shirley Franklin, executive chair of the board of directors, Purpose Built Communities, make the announcement about a $7 million Truist Foundation grant to Purpose Built Communities during the nonprofit’s 11th annual conference.

Built for All: A Global Framework for Building Inclusive Economies

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Our global economic system has enabled billions to lift themselves from poverty. It fueled material success and sustained improvements in health, literacy, and nutrition. As a result, we have seen rising living standards, significant advances in technology, soaring innovation and strong social progress.

However, the benefits of economic growth were not always fairly or broadly distributed, and the models of our past successes might not be those that could lead us into a new era of sustained and shared prosperity.

Priceless Planet Coalition Expands, Unites Businesses and Consumers Worldwide to Preserve the Environment

Leading climate science experts join Advisory Committee; Coalition partners launch consumer activations across the globe to support planting 100 million trees
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PURCHASE, NY, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The current pandemic has underscored how interconnected our world has become – and that the health and well-being of our planet is deeply linked to that of our people. As wildfires ravage many parts of the world, from the U.S. west coast to Brazil and Australia, and we experience some of the most extreme weather events on record, we must urgently invest in innovative ways to inspire collective action to address climate change.

Improving Health Outcomes in Papua New Guinea

Addressing political, economic, and cultural drivers to support measurably improved health outcomes and strengthen self-sustaining health systems
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Tetra Tech’s Amy Gildea explains how an understanding of the social economy, politics, and culture in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is crucial to improving health outcomes on the island in the Western Pacific. In this post, Amy, the managing director of international development, Asia Pacific for Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, explains that health and development programs need to be designed smarter and in a way that considers all the drivers of change.

Ceres Introduces the Ceres Roadmap 2030: A 10-year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Outlines critical action steps corporations must take this decade to stabilize the climate, protect water and natural resources, and build a just and inclusive economy
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In a pandemic-battered economy, where the climate, water and human rights crises threaten the prospects of success for corporations, Ceres today unveils a new 10-year action plan for companies to navigate this new business reality and lead the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable economy. 

Ceres Set to Launch New 10-Year Action Plan for Sustainable Business Leadership

Ceres Roadmap 2030 will enable companies to thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future
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Global sustainability threats – from the climate crisis to water scarcity to racial, gender and workplace inequality and inequity – are disrupting global operations and supply chains, destabilizing financial markets, and causing widespread human and economic suffering. In a compounding pandemic-battered environment, how can companies navigate these rapidly changing business realities and thrive in the accelerated transition to a more equitable, just and sustainable future? What will it take to make the 2020s a decade of action?

Three Innovations Leading the Fight to Save the World's Forests

Inga Trees is one of three winners in Uplink Trillion Trees Challenge
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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

Social Media for Social Good: Raising Awareness of Jordan's Water Crisis

Leveraging social media to address misconceptions of water usage and promote simple, inexpensive water conservation in Jordan
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This piece was collaboratively written by Tetra Tech’s Maha Dergham, David Favazza, and Sofian Qurashi, members of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Jordan Water Management Initiative (WMI) team.

This post originally ran on GlobalWaters.

Haroon Yasin Announced As Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, Founder and CEO of ColdHubs, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner

Farhad Wajdi, Founder and Executive Director of Ebtakar Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Afghanistan Organization, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner

Muzalema Mwanza, Founder and CEO of Safe Motherhood Alliance, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award Winner

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, Founder and CEO of ColdHubs, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner

Farhad Wajdi, Founder and Executive Director of Ebtakar Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Afghanistan Organization, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner

Muzalema Mwanza, Founder and CEO of Safe Motherhood Alliance, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award Winner

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