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Amazon Update With Christian Poirier

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Over the past fifty years, around 17% of the Amazon rainforest has been destroyed, according to the World Wildlife Fund, but as this week’s guest on Sea Change Radio explains, with fires and deforestation out of control, the situation could get even worse before we see any significant improvement. We speak to Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch to get a clearer picture of this largely man-made disaster in Brazil. While some steps to control the fires have been made recently by the Brazilian government, rampant deforestation continues unabated.

CNH Industrial Hosts Second Innovation Day in Curitiba, Brazil

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Hot on the heels of its first successful innovation day, CNH Industrial hosted a second event at its plant in Curitiba, in Paraná State in Southern Brazil. Over 200 people including those from the media, CNH Industrial employees, university students, partners together with other stakeholders were in attendance. CNH Industrial’s General Manager for South America, Vilmar Fistarol, gave a keynote address.

230 Investors With USD $16.2 Trillion in AUM Call for Corporate Action on Deforestation, Signaling Support for the Amazon

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September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, 230 institutional investors representing USD $16.2 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to take urgent action in light of the devastating fires in the Amazon, which have been fueled in part because of the deforestation happening at an alarming rate in Brazil and Bolivia.

Karla Mendes on Brazil’s For-Profit Fire Disaster

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The Amazon is burning. And we’re not talking about the ubiquitous online store, although profit and commerce are just as involved. According to preliminary data from the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE),  deforestation of the Amazon rose 92 percent in the past year to 2,472 square miles – an area larger than the state of Delaware. And these fires, while posing a grave risk for wildfires, are not naturally-occurring. These are for-profit fires, intentionally set and on the rise, fueled by a right-wing government hostile to environmental interests.

Keeping Warm During the Brazilian Winter: Desapega Solidário

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It has become an annual tradition for employees at CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CNHI) locations in Brazil to take part in a clothing collection campaign in advance of the Brazilian Winter. A new initiative for 2019, “Desapega Solidário” literally ‘Solidarity Detatchment’ was established to complement the standard support that needy entities already receive through the program.

SC Johnson América Latina é considerada um dos melhores locais de trabalho dentre empresas multinacionais pela 14.ª vez

A empresa conquista a 22.ª colocação na lista dos melhores locais de trabalho da América Latina
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RACINE, Wisconsin, 23 de maio de 2019 /3BL Media/ — A SC Johnson anunciou hoje que foi reconhecida como um dos melhores locais de trabalho dentre empresas multinacionais na América Latina pela Great Place to Work®. Essa é a 14.ª vez — e o quarto ano consecutivo — que a região latino-americana da empresa foi reconhecida como um dos melhores locais de trabalho. A SC Johnson América Latina obteve a 22.ª colocação na lista de 2019 dos melhores locais de trabalho da região.

SC Johnson Latinoamérica fue nombrada como el mejor lugar de trabajo multinacional por decimocuarta vez

La empresa obtiene el puesto n.º 22 en la lista de los Mejores lugares de trabajo de Latinoamérica
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RACINE, Wisconsin, 23 de mayo de 2019 /3BL Media/ — SC Johnson anunció hoy que ha sido reconocida por Great Place to Work® (Los mejores lugares de trabajo) como uno de los mejores lugares de trabajo multinacional en Latinoamérica. Esta es la decimocuarta vez que la región de Latinoamérica de la empresa ha sido reconocida como uno de los mejores lugares de trabajo, y el cuarto año consecutivo. SC Johnson Latinoamérica obtuvo el puesto n.º 22 de la lista 2019 de los mejores lugares de trabajo en la región.

SC Johnson Latin America Named Best Multinational Workplace for 14th Time

Company Earns No. 22 Ranking on List of Best Workplaces in Latin America
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RACINE, Wis., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announces it has been recognized as a Best Multinational Workplace in Latin America by Great Place to Work®. This is the 14th time the company’s Latin America region has been recognized as a Best Workplace, and the fourth consecutive year. SC Johnson Latin America ranked No. 22 on the 2019 list of top places to work in the region.

SC Johnson Latin America Named Best Multinational Workplace for 14th Time

Company Earns No. 22 Ranking on List of Best Workplaces in Latin America
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RACINE, Wis., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announces it has been recognized as a Best Multinational Workplace in Latin America by Great Place to Work®. This is the 14th time the company’s Latin America region has been recognized as a Best Workplace, and the fourth consecutive year. SC Johnson Latin America ranked No. 22 on the 2019 list of top places to work in the region.

CNH Industrial Working to Make Manufacturing Even Safer in Brazil

As of April 2019, the New Holland Agriculture plant in Curitiba, Brazil achieved the milestone of five million hours without an absence-causing incident.
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May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) achieved a year-on-year reduction of 55% in the total number of incidents causing an absence of one or more days in 2018, at its production facilities in Brazil. These results are testament to the effectiveness of the methodologies the Company adopts in terms of workplace safety.

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