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The Virtuous Circle: Connecting Food Security, Packaging, and Sustainable Development

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UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 is about partnering to achieve solutions.  It recognizes that our best chance to meet the other 16 SDGs is through collaboration between governments, private sector and civil society based on shared principles and vision.  Collaboration also amplifies our impact, creating value up and down supply chains, throughout complex systems, and in ways that can even come full circle. 

VIDEO | How an Elementary School Teacher in Montana Helped Her Students Launch a Global Business

A group of Montana Montessori school students learn firsthand what it means to be entrepreneurs by starting a business on eBay.
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By: Adam Kohler

Nestled along the Clark Fork River in the northeastern reaches of Montana, students at Garden City Montessori school are spread out across the floor holding impromptu photo shoots, earnestly making calculations and debating the price of a new Casio watch. These students aren’t just here to learn. They are running a vibrant marketplace—and they mean business. 

Announcing TWITTER® CHAT: “Defending the Harvest: Reducing Food Loss” With the Rockefeller Foundation, Feed the Future and ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss

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WASHINGTON, November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 1.2 billion people go to bed hungry or under-nourished every day, while the food that could feed them is wasted, lost along the food-chain. Such waste also rocks the security of livelihoods for the most vulnerable in the agricultural value chain and negatively impacts the environment. Eliminating food loss—using the harvest wisely—is one of the most solvable problems of our time.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Reflections of Trinity Helps Tackle Hunger

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According to a recent report by Feeding America, 5 million seniors over the age of 60 in the United States struggle with hunger. Inspired by this need, Reflections of Trinity sells goods on eBay to stock its food pantry.

Learn more about Everyday Heroes here.

Tetra Tech Celebrates Achievements at Uganda Learning Event

Honoring results and successes from the U.S. Agency for International Developments’ Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity
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Tetra Tech celebrated five years of achievements by the Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs (Ag Inputs) Activity, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), at the Activity’s Close-out Learning Event in Kampala, Uganda, in September 2017.

Feeding Those in Need – Republic Services’ Los Angeles Food Waste and Recovery Program

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Hunger in America is a striking epidemic. According to the USDA Economic Research Service and Feeding America, one in every six people face hunger in our country. A shocking 20.6 percent of households with children are food insecure.

Playing Our Part -- Tetra Pak Supports School Feeding in Bolivia

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Our years of school feeding experience is helping to improve nutrition and, in turn, the educational outcomes, for school children in Bolivia.

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The World Food Programme reports that around 39% of the population lives below the poverty line, with levels of undernourishment the highest in South America (15.9%). For children under five, malnutrition stands at 18% and many children over five go to school on an empty stomach and struggle to concentrate simply because they are hungry.

These Talented Young People Are Driving Positive Social Change Around the World

BeChangeMaker winners use skills to create solutions to real world challenges
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Finding new ways to get students excited about science, to reduce food scarcity, and to improve access to decent and affordable housing — these are just some of the challenges that teams of young people from around the world tried to address as participants in the BeChangeMaker (BCM) initiative developed by the HP Foundation and WorldSkills Internat

Malnutrition Mapping Project Featured by Harvard Kennedy School

Partnership between Amway and GAIN spotlighted
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ADA, Mich., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Malnutrition Mapping Project, a joint effort by Amway and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), is now featured in a Business Partnership Case Study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Mars' Support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Recognized at Award Ceremony

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MCLEAN, Va., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Grant F. Reid, CEO and President, Mars, Incorporated received the United Nations Foundation’s Global Leadership Corporate Award on behalf of Mars’ work in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at the organization’s Global Leadership Dinner which took place in New York City last night. The award honors individuals and corporations for their global leadership in advancing UN causes.

Taking to the stage to receive the award on behalf of the business, Reid said:

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