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Colombian Beverage Company Partners With Small-Scale Farmers to Create Sustainable Supply Chains

Colombia’s first certified organic drinks brand aims to fight rural poverty by working directly with low-income farmers as suppliers and producers
Press Release

Medellín, Colombia, July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Colombian organic beverage company Dcada has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with the aim to directly contract 15 small-scale Colombian farmers and guarantee fair payments, while providing technical assistance to them to become organically certified by 2024. Dcada will also have 100 percent of the ingredients used in its products sourced organically from regional Colombian farmers and support the growth of women participating in its supply chain by 2024.

Shaping an Inclusive Future With Special Olympics

Blog

If your travels have taken you through Chicago O'Hare International Airport anytime since October 2019, you may have had a friendly, caring and jovial exchange with Daniel Smrokowski. Daniel is one of four Service Ambassadors thanks to our ongoing partnership with Special Olympics. This inaugural ambassador program aims to provide Special Olympic athletes employment opportunities within our operation, affording them a unique and meaningful career.

Leading Colombian Coffee Exporter Expands Mandate to Strengthen Farming Communities

Press Release

BOGOTA, Colombia, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Colombian coffee exporter Lohas Beans has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to expand their suppliers by 60 percent, from 22 to 35 coffee grower associations and support them in acquiring organic certification by 2022. Lohas Beans will also invest in training to improve production quality and guarantee a minimum monthly income increase for small-scale farmers.  

Supporting Our Global Community Through Uncertain Times

Herbalife Nutrition provides resources for pandemic relief efforts
Blog

As a global nutrition company, we have a unique opportunity and responsibility to help those in need of good nutrition and critical resources. We are committed to supporting the communities where we live and work during this time of uncertainty. Through our Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, we are dedicated to ending world hunger and support global nonprofit organizations with nutrition expertise and resources to communities who need it most. During tumultuous times, the need to ensure access to food is essential.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Joins United Nations Global Compact Initiative

Underscores ongoing commitment to Healthy Communities, Healthy Planet, Sustainable Marketplace and Healthy and Inclusive Workplace
Article

Today Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, is pleased to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact Initiative, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.

How Feed the Children Is Addressing Food Insecurity Amidst the Pandemic

By Randall Popelka and Erik Cooke
Article

According to current research, more than 17% of young children in the U.S. lack sufficient food — a rate 3 times higher than during the worst of the Great Recession. The escalating food crisis young children are facing today is alarming and calls for resourcefulness and resilience. Feed the Children is working diligently to adapt its programming and services to accommodate to current community needs due to the pandemic.

Comerica Bank, The DEC Network @ Redbird to Offer Virtual Business $ense Bootcamp Series

Press Release

July 20, 2020 / 3BL Media/ -- Comerica Bank announced a partnership with The DEC Network at Redbird in Dallas to launch a Virtual Business $ense Bootcamp Series, designed to provide financial education resources and technical assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Advanced Powertrain Technology Sparks Design Students' Creativity

Blog

FPT Industrial engines, have been conceived and perceived not only as generators of power but also as brand ambassadors, designed as a "means of communication" of the founding values and passions of the brand itself. 

Memphis Companies Join Forces to Help the Feeding America Network

Blog

Food banks across the country are working tirelessly to meet the increasing demand for food assistance. As lines get longer, additional supplies are required to distribute food safely. One of the biggest needs? Boxes to pack emergency food kits.

Keeping Teens Vape Free

Blog

According to the Food and Drug Administration, 5 million youth in the United States currently use e-cigarettes: 1 in 4 high school students (27.5%) and 1 in 10 middle school students (10.5%).

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