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RSF Winter Quarterly: Can Learning Transform Society?

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The transformative quality of learning is top of mind in the latest issue of the RSF Quarterly. Joan Caldarera, Director of the Rudolf Steiner College, San Francisco, offers a reconsideration of the purpose and framework for the future of education. Learn how RSF borrower Foundation For the Challenged empowers the developmentally disabled to lead a full life by providing them with dignity, stability, and independence.

Girl Scouts Of Northeast Texas And Mary Kay

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I was so excited to learn that Mary Kay formed a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to promote entrepreneurship! It’s a great tie to the goals that the Girl Scouts have been teaching for the past 100 years and that Mary Kay has been sharing with woman around the globe for the last fifty.

BSR Receives US$625,000 Grant from Disney to Expand Financial Inclusion Initiative in Asia and Latin America

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San Francisco, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The Walt Disney Company has awarded a US$625,000 grant to expand BSR’s HERfinance initiative through new peer-to-peer education programs on financial literacy for factory workers in supply chains throughout Asia and Latin America.

Lincoln Financial Group Study Finds Community Involvement a Key Factor in Americans Taking Charge of Their Lives

Latest video in M.O.O.D. on the Street series showcases volunteers in Fort Wayne, Ind. discussing making a positive impact on others
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RADNOR, Pa., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) released new findings from its M.O.O.D. (Measuring Optimism, Outlook, and Direction) of America study the company released in May that show an increased level of empowerment among respondents who take an active role in giving their time and resources to their local communities.

SAP Labs India Bags CMO Asia Award

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Bangalore,  September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  (IBNS): Enterprise application software provider SAP Asia Pacific and Japan on Friday declared that SAP Labs India has won the CMO Asia’s ‘Best Organization for Women Talent Development’ award across Asia for its contribution to the empowerment of women in industry.

The award specifically recognises the efforts undertaken at SAP Labs India to engage women successfully and have cheered and supported the development of women professionally, the company noted.

Toyota Celebrates Latino Business Success at 2013 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference

No. 1 Brand Among Hispanic Consumers Gives Away RAV4 to Deserving Contest Winner
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NEW ORLEANS, July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ –Toyota built on its long-term commitment to the U.S. Hispanic community at the 2013 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference in New Orleans this past weekend by celebrating Latina entrepreneurs and giving away a 2014 RAV4 to a deserving attendee.

As the No. 1 car brand among Hispanics, Toyota sponsored the gathering for the 14th year, reinforcing its commitment to education, empowerment and giving back to the communities in which it operates.

Lessons from Rana Plaza: Shocked, But Not Surprised

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When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change. In this blog, Cramer highlights major changes that the apparel industry and Bangladeshi government--among others--must make to ensure that tragedy does not happen again. For more, visit http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/lessons-from-rana-plaza-shocked-but-not-surprised.

 

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When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change. In this blog, Cramer highlights major changes that the apparel industry and Bangladeshi government--among others--must make to ensure that tragedy does not happen again. For more, visit http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/lessons-from-rana-plaza-shocked-but-not-surprised.

 

Bhakti Chai Founder Puts Investing in Women First

Mother's Day blog by Brook Eddy, Founder of Bhakti Chai
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This guest blog post comes to us from Brook Eddy, founder of Bhakti Chai. Brook travelled to India to discover how Fair Trade empowers women and their families. Read on to learn more about how your Fair Trade purchase can impact the lives of women around Mothers Day.

Usher's New Look and Accenture Join Forces to Create the Next Generation of Global Leaders Through iLEAD

Partnership Will Deliver Skills Training to 50,000 Students Through A New Digital Platform
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NEW YORKDecember 12, 2012 /3BL Media/  – Usher's New Look, a non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, today announced their partnership with Accenture to help New Look reach its goal of training and certifying 50,000 youth as global leaders. The effort reflects Accenture's Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative. 

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