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Sharing the Path to Sustainability

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Comerica recently enjoyed the honor of hosting more than 90 North Texas corporate responsibility professionals from local corporations and nonprofit organizations at its corporate headquarters in Dallas.

El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Prepares Indigenous Community Members for Careers in Mining

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Freeport-McMoRan’s local stakeholder engagement and social investment objectives include formal interactions with indigenous peoples in traditional communities of Alto El Loa in Chile.

To complement the Indigenous Peoples Employment Program established in 2017, El Abra started a new apprenticeship program to provide work experience to students who have completed post-secondary education. Seven communities participate in the Indigenous People Employment Program and by the end of 2018, more than 50 members of neighboring communities were employed by El Abra.

Summer Reading Gets Easier with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading

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With summer in full swing, many kids are enjoying the outdoors, time with family and, freedom from the classroom. But, with school on pause, young children can experience what is called the “summer slide” – a decline in reading ability and other academic skills during the summer months.

Tetra Tech Supports the UN Global Compact

Leading with Science® to eliminate poverty, inequality, and climate change
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As part of its corporate commitment to sustainability, Tetra Tech joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, which supports UN efforts to end extreme poverty, fight inequality, and address climate change.

Freeport-McMoRan’s PT Freeport Indonesia Partnership Fund Supports Education for Indigenous Children

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August 23, 2019 - PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) provides educational facilities and support for local community members.

The LPMAK sponsors the cost of boarding school for children of the seven local indigenous tribes near the PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) operations. Over 1000 students are now studying at the following LPMAK sponsored schools:

Balancing the Scales of Opportunity

Those who have the advantages and resources have a responsibility to help level the playing field.
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For the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference, we asked speakers to consider what prosperity means. See their insights and share your thoughts using #MIGlobal. See more coverage on the Milken Institute LinkedIn page.

Students, Professionals and Local Leaders Come Together for Charleston Social Good Hackathon

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What happens when you get 85+ coders, 60+ volunteers and mentors, and a plethora of industry specialists together for one targeted effort to combat the world’s biggest challenges?

This School is Serving as a Sustainable Safe Haven for 240 Girls in Ghana

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Ghana's Volta region has the lowest quality education in the country, and lack of facilities means 87% of girls in primary school do not continue to secondary school. 

Tetra Tech partnered with Voices of African Mothers and Cornell University Sustainable Design’s Sustainable Education Ghana to give girls a safe and sustainable place to receive an education. Watch the video above to learn more about this project and partnership.

The first classroom unit is slated to open in 2019.

3BL Media is Tetra Tech's partner in purpose.​

Activating Small-Holder Farmers for Personal and Environmental Change

How One Agricultural Training Ground is Changing Traditional Farming Methods Across Zambia
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Mr. Cipolo worked at an airport in Lusaka, Zambia for most of his adult career. In 1994, at the age of 50, he was suddenly laid off. He applied to other jobs in the city but no one wanted to hire him because of his age. Yet he still needed a full-time income to support his family. He tried farming, but after balancing his books at the end of first year, he found he was losing money.

Developing Syria's New Humanitarians

Empowering Local Responders with Localized Online Training Support
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“The worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II.”  That’s how the United Nations human rights chief has described the ongoing conflict in Syria. The response from international NGOs has been swift, providing food, healthcare, and temporary shelter to the millions of Syrians affected by the conflict, but the challenges these aid organizations face getting humanitarian assistance to those in need have grown more extreme.

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