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2017 Europe Property Report Underscores Growing Interest in Wellness Factors for Real Estate

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NEW YORK, January 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- When JP Morgan Europe released its Europe Property Report this week, there was a new category in their trends coverage – Real Estate and Well-Being.  That’s good news for the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and its WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being.

Attending the 2016 European Amgen Scholars Symposium

Guest post written by ETH Amgen Scholar Emil Nyerki
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It was a typical morning in the UK: cloudy and a bit cold. We were very tired after the closing party. Some of us left in the early morning, some of us will leave in 2-3 hours. We were emotional. 21 ETH Amgen Scholars, a.k.a Zürich/Basel students. We spent 9 weeks together, travelled around Switzerland, and spent a day in Munich. We are brothers and sisters now.

Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council Convenes Workshop to Explore How Circular Economy Principles Can Be Applied to Healthcare Plastics in the EU

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OXFORD, England, October 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) convened a workshop today in Oxford, UK to begin dialogue on how circular economy thinking could be applied to healthcare plastics in Europe. This effort will enable greater recycling and reuse opportunities while reducing negative environmental impacts.

Carnival Shipboard and Shoreside Employees Participate in International Coastal Cleanup Day

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Hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line employees, both on board and ashore, did their part to help our environment by participating in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest single day cleanup event spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy.

From Florida and the Caribbean to Central America and Europe, Carnival employees pitched in to clear debris and collect refuse at a variety of seaside destinations, underscoring the cruise line’s ongoing commitment to environmental protection and preservation.

Erdogan to Turkey’s Central Bank: Nice Rate Cut, Do More Please

President says lower rates needed to get credit to business
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

By John Micklethwait and Ben Holland

Turkey’s central bank did the right thing by cutting interest rates this week and it should continue to do so, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

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
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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.

University of Cambridge and the Amgen Foundation Inspire Future Science Leaders at Unique Europe Symposium

Leading Scientists Share Insights With More Than 100 Science Students From 25 Countries
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CAMBRIDGE, UK, 5 September 2016 /3BL Media/ - Top scientific minds from across Europe will descend on the University of Cambridge September 5-6, as the Amgen Scholars Europe Symposium brings together leading scientists and 101 star pupils from 59 colleges and universities across 25 countries to exchange ideas and experiences gleaned from a unique summer research placement initiative.

Narrow Streets, Unlimited Innovation

Could an experiment in one European city become the template for urban delivery?
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Frank Horch | City of Hamburg

Home to the second largest port in Europe, Hamburg, Germany has been a transportation center for centuries, serving as a vital link to trade between the continent and the world beyond.

Since early times, people have settled by great rivers to engage in trade. Ports are vibrant population centers in every continent. They are often characterized by a thriving economy, wide diversity, tolerance and creativity.

That’s how it is in Hamburg, too.

2016 Barclays Citizenship Award Winners

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The 2016 Citizenship Awards winners have been announced, celebrating extraordinary Barclays employees around the world who go above and beyond.

Almost 900 nominations were received, celebrating the vast and outstanding Citizenship work of more than 2,100 employees. The regional awards ceremonies in Hong Kong, London and New York* honoured all our finalists and saw 12 winners, chosen by an external judging panel, celebrated for their contributions to Barclays and wider society.  

At the ceremony in London, Jes Staley, Group Chief Executive Officer, said:

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