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Green-e® Renewable Energy Standard for Chile Launches With Viña Concha y Toro Collaboration

Viña Concha y Toro, Chile’s largest wine producer, will be the first company certified by new Green-e standard for clean energy
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — San Francisco–based NGO Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is developing a new standard for certifying the sale and use of green power in Chile through its market-leading Green-e® certification program. During the development of the new Green-e® Renewable Energy Standard for Chile, Green-e will conduct a pilot certification process with Chile-based Viña Concha y Toro, one of the world’s largest wine producers.

4th Global Forum on Business for Gender Equality: The Future of Work and the 2030 Agenda

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Crowne Plaza Hotel
Santiago de Chile
27-28 February 2018

This forum brings together more than 400 business leaders, governments, academia, trade unions and civil society, from 25 countries, to share best practices for reducing gender gaps in the workplace and to highlight the role of the business sector as a key player in advancing gender equality and building inclusive work environments for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.  

The key objectives of this event are: 

Learning by Doing: Promoting Financial Knowledge in Chile

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Recent research from Chile’s National Institute for Youth, shows that many Chilean youth from ages 15 to 29 struggle with excessive debt. Four percent of Peruvians between the ages of 15 and 19 years old carry debt; and this amount increases as they get older, of those between the ages of 20 and 24, 36% carry debt; and 55% of Peruvians aged 25 to 29 years old carry debt.

Knocking Down Myths: Challenging Unconscious Bias in Chile

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Read Scotiabank’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

Because the human brain has to process an incredibly large amount of information, we rely on previous experiences, patterns, and assumptions to efficiently make decisions. Typically, this works to our benefit — such as when we automatically swerve to avoid an obstacle while driving.

Giving Around the Globe is Out – and Meet the Global Exchange

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Giving Around the Globe’s latest edition is out! As in past years, the report offers insights on a myriad of issues affecting companies and their corporate societal engagement programs around the globe, including the private sector’s involvement towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Read more about top issues from each region including:

Global Study Finds Corporate Societal Engagement Increasing Internationally, with Majority of Companies Utilizing Global Volunteerism

Release of New Report Paired with Launch of the Global Exchange, an Initiative led by CECP to Unite Like-Minded Organizations
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A leading study shows a sharp increase in corporate societal engagement across borders in Africa and Asia, and the continuation of a high-level of international corporate societal investment in Europe. Giving Around the Globe, released by CECP, the CEO Force for Good, is the result of a comprehensive analysis of data from over 120 large companies headquartered in 20 countries across the world.

Mexican Women, the Web Developers of the Future: The AT&T Foundation and Laboratoria

The AT&T Foundation and Laboratoria unite to grow a new generation of web developers made up of 120 Mexican women from low income households.
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It is expected that women between the ages of 18 and 35 will join the labor force and will raise their expectations regarding professional development.

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It is expected that women between the ages of 18 and 35 will join the labor force and will raise their expectations regarding professional development.

The Freeport Foundation in Chile Supports a Technical School in Calama

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A new technical school in Calama, Chile, was built in part with funds from the Freeport Foundation in Chile.

Freeport-McMoRan and Codelco, the Chilean state mining company, financed the first stage of construction of Colegio Técnico Industrial Don Bosco de Calama.

The school opened in March of this year and has enrolled 490 middle and high school students, including indigenous children who live in the Province of El Loa near the El Abra mining operations. The school is free to attend. Students will focus on technical studies in mining and electrical and mechanical skills.

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