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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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Cisco VIDEO | Meet the Global Problem Solver: Good World Solutions

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Good World Solutions’s mobile technology allows companies — and consumers — to know what life is like for the thousands of factory workers behind the scenes.

Click here to learn more about Cisco's Innovation Impact.

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Innovation Open calls for submissions from socially and environmentally conscious ventures to compete at SB’18 Vancouver
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Innovation Platforms for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa

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A project in Uganda is empowering smallholder dairy and honey farmers to control their own community development by gaining access to high-value markets.

The project, funded by ACIAR and run by the World Agroforestry Centre, has been operating since 2015 and aims to bring farmers together through innovation platforms (IP), enabling farming communities to take a collective approach to common problems.

Feature: Diversifying the Supply Chain

by Leila Hawkins
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Diversifying the supply chain is of the utmost importance to ensuring the greatest possible choice of goods and services. The most obvious advantages are cost and efficiency, but it also comes down to sustainability and, ultimately, reputation….

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Nikki Reed Is Using Dell's Gold E-Waste Scraps To Make Incredible Jewelry

by Aimee Lutkin
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Actress Nikki Reed has announced her partnership with Dell through her company Bayou With Love. Together, they're recycling gold scraps from Dell's old motherboards and turning them into a new line of jewelry, Engadget reports. The line includes 14- and 18-carat gold rings, earrings, and cufflinks.

Dell and Nikki Reed Turn Gold from Computers into Jewelry

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Multinational computer company Dell has partnered with LA-based jewellery designer Nikki Reed to give gold recovered from old computer motherboards a second life supporting the sustainable design movement.

The ‘Circular Collection’ is a limited edition jewelry collection, part of the Bayou with Love series, sourced from gold from Dell’s recycling programmes and includes 14-and 18-carat gold rings, earrings, and cufflinks.

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Actress Nikki Reed and Dell Collaborate on Recycled Gold Jewelry Collection

Nikki Reed and Dell created a recycled gold jewelry collection from e-waste.
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Dell Inc., an arm of Dell Technologies, said last week that its first-ever recycled gold jewelry collection created in partnership with actress, entrepreneur and activist Nikki Reed is now available for pre-order. The limited edition collection debuts today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The Character of Our Technology

New technology brings the promise of immense social welfare through previously unimagined connectivity, but to deliver, the tech industry must learn from Wall Street's mistakes.
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“We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly, founder of WIRED, in a recent interview with Krista Tippett. 

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