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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.

How HP Is Supporting Female Leaders in India

One HP employee’s idea became a program that supported dozens of women's professional development.
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by Christian Hicks, a member of HP’s Employee Experience team

Nearly half of India’s 1.3 billion people are women. Yet women comprise only one-third of HP employees in India—and just 15 percent are managers.

When HP’s Nanditha Seetharamaiah learned about this inequality, she decided to do something about it.

In Search of the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

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GreenBiz Group, in partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is opening nominations for the 2018 class of "30 Under 30" honorees, showcasing the next generation of sustainable business leaders.

The annual editorial feature shines a light on up-and-coming young professionals working in sustainability inside large and small companies as well as government and the nonprofit sector. The article, to be published June 4 on GreenBiz.com, will feature a diverse group from around the world.

7 Reasons Cisco Employees Love Where They Work

by Casie Shimansky, Social Media Manager, Talent Brand
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How can you tell Cisco employees love where they work – and that you might love working here too? There’s a contest for that.

The third annual #WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork contest kicked off on January 17th at the Cisco Beat (our all-employee monthly meeting) and ended February 23rd. We received about 2000 entries from around the globe (and the core team behind this content expects to have lots of coffee and many hard choices in selecting the winners.) This contest is just one of the reasons WE #LoveWhereYouWork.

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