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'RAGS' Gender Discrimination Trainings Continue in India

Classroom trainings focus on how to address gender discrimination in the India ready-made garment industry
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In India, SAI's RAGS Project continues to roll out its training on "Management Systems to Address Gender Discrimination." On October 29 and 31 in Bangalore, and November 2, 3, 5 in Tirupur, SAI's India Project Director Rishi Sher Singh carried out additional trainings on how to address gender discrimination in the Indian ready-made garment industry.

BSR 20th Anniversary Report, Conference Outline Building Blocks to Accelerate Sustainability Progress

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SAN FRANCISO, October 23, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s 20th anniversary Report—launched today to coincide with the opening of the BSR Conference 2012—shares a vision of the change needed to accelerate progress on sustainable business. In “BSR at 20: Accelerating Progress,” BSR assesses how far the world has come in solving sustainability challenges, and what we need to do now to fast-forward progress. 

Intel Strives to Educate and Empower Girls Around the World

Intel Advances Commitment through Diverse Partnerships, Including 10x10 Film and Social Action Campaign
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the United Nations' first International Day of the Girl today, Intel Corporation is expanding its global commitment to furthering education for girls and women by announcing multiple strategic partnerships and programs. Millions of girls around the world have limited or no access to education. Intel believes that broader access to education for girls and women will significantly catalyze social progress and help drive worldwide economic growth.

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Empowers Young Girls to Become Smart Investors

ING Money Makers See Their Investment Pay Off
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The ING Money Makers, the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge team in Alameda, Calif., celebrated their successful money management skills during a Girls Inc. annual event Friday, July 27, where they received a “big check” from the ING Foundation. The team received $15,500, the gains from the initial $50,000 virtual portfolio that the girls participating in the program managed during the past three years.

BlogHer 2012: Social Media for Social Good

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We’re back from BlogHer 2012 in New York City, and what an amazing experience we had!

ING Foundation Awards College Scholarships

Young Investors in Denver Receive ‘big check’
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How would you perform managing a virtual, $50,000 portfolio? Young girls participating in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge have spent the past three years learning about money-management, and the gains they realized from their investment portfolio have translated into real dollars for their continued education.

Empowerment - A New Post from the Allison & Partners' Blog, It's About the Work

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The enemy of creativity is the word “no.”  I’m reminded of this just as Allison & Partners has wrapped up its first Cause Conference in Los Angeles.  Many years ago, I had an idea to host one of these conferences as a means to help my firm stay competitive in the marketplace.  I brought the concept to my former CEO and received the following feedback, “we are a PR firm, not conference planners.”  This always gnawed at me.  Not because I felt I was smarter than the CEO, but because he just flat out turned it down without recognizing that there migh

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