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Applications Now Open for eBay's 2018 SHINE Awards for Small Business

Are You Ready to Shine? Tell us about your eBay Businesses for a chance to win $10,000, a VIP trip to eBay Open, and more.
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“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifeblood of eBay, and recognize National Small Business Week, we’re launching the SHINE Awards for Small Business for the third year in a row. The awards are eBay's opportunity to shine a light on our vibrant community of sellers. Sellers are the essence of who we are, and my favorite part of the year is celebrating their personal stories.”

Project HOPE Names Merck Corporate Volunteer of the Year

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Volunteers are often the unsung heroes of the quest to promote global health and respond to disasters, but without their contributions, millions of people in some of the world’s most challenged regions would be worse off.  In recognition of this crucial role, Project HOPE honored Jahn Moeller, a registered nurse from Queensland, Australia, as Volunteer of the Year, and Merck, as Corporate Partner Volunteer of the Year, celebrating a six-decades long partnership that has built health capacity worldwide.  

Final Days to Register for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit

Registration closes on Thursday, April 26
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Inpsire. Innovate. Act. 

Time is running out to join business leaders committed to providing scalable solutions to society's greatest challenges at the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit on May 1-2 at the Conrad New York. Registration closes on Thursday, April 26 and 12:00pm Eastern Time.

Here's what you'll miss if you don't secure your seat today: 

infocafés: EE.UU. apoyará con asesoría a productores de cacao en El Salvador

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El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a asesoría por un capital de hasta $43,000 para promover una solución de negocios.

La iniciativa es impulsada por la Red de Innovación e Impacto del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos, con el apoyo del Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-Conseil Baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio.

El Mundo: EE.UU. apoyará con asesoría a productores de cacao en El Salvador

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Publicado originalmente por El Mundo.

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a asesoría por un capital de hasta $43,000 para promover una solución de negocios.

El Mundo: US to Support and Advise Cacao Producers in El Salvador

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The U.S. Department of State opened the registration to Power to Grow, an initiative where micro or small enterprises dedicated to cocoa farming may apply to win up to $43,000 to promote their business solution.

The initiative is fueled by La Red de Innovación e Impacto, with the support of the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-Conseil Baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio.

Click here to read more on El Mundo.

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Female Founders Forum: Barclays' Julia Rogan on Why Mentoring Really Matters

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This week saw the launch of the latest report from the Female Founders Forum, a group of the UK’s most successful female entrepreneurs, established by Barclays and The Entrepreneurs Network in 2016.

“This Is My Dream Job”: The Barclays Agricultural Apprentice Programme

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Barclays runs the only agricultural apprenticeship programme in banking, giving candidates the chance to gain experience in the farming sector while earning a university level or professional qualification. We talk to two apprentices, Bethan Morgan and Samuel Youds, about ‘earning while you learn’ – and why they are passionate about supporting farmers.

How Barclays Helps Prepare People for the Workplace

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In 2017 Barclays helped upskill 2.1m people through our flagship LifeSkills and Connect with Work programmes.

The challenge: The global labour market is undergoing major structural changes with far-reaching implications for future workforces.

Our ambition: We aim to address unemployment by focusing on three key areas - upskilling, training and creating employment.

Read about our access to employment progress in our ESG Report.

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