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Controversial Shipbreaking Methods In South Asia Are Cause for Alarm

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There are serious concerns about how the shipping industry is disposing of its toxic waste during the process of shipbreaking:the way an old ship is disposed of, being broken up for scraprecycling. Most vessels have a lifespan of a few decades before they need to be retired; beaching is the most commonly used method to do this, as it is employed by 95 per cent of shipbreaking yards.

How Do Global Companies Compare When It Comes to Corporate Giving?

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How does a global company know what counts as a charitable contribution when each country around the world classifies NGOs in differing ways?

FedEx Leading the Way as a Trusted Business in the U.S.

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Thought leadership has become a buzzword that is considered important for both Consumer (B2C) and B2B (Business to Business) companies; especially important in B2B, because of the complexity and length of the decision-making process in these environments and the large number of people involved. Thought leadership content can help anyone involved in the business decision making process to gain alignment across their company regarding the problems they are facing.

The North Face Issues a Call for Explore Fund Applicants

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April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The North Face today announced the opening of the 2013 Explore Fund™grant-giving program, which will provide $250,000 in grants to support non-profit organizations that are connecting youth to the outdoors. In previous years, Explore Fund grants have been awarded of up to $2,500, but the 2013 grant cycle is upping the ante by offering grants of up to $25,000.

Rock Health Sponsors Showcase for Digital Health Startups; Global Center for Health Innovation to Open in Cleveland - Health Minute for March 6, 2013

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Fourteen startups presented their ideas on how to transform and improve healthcare in the U.S. at a recent event sponsored by Rock Health. Rock Health is a startup accelerator focused on the intersection of healthcare and technology. Rock Health, founded in 2010 as the first accelerator program for health startups, provides digital health entrepreneurs with mentorship, funding, and other resources to get them up and running. It currently has 49 portfolio companies, which have collectively raised over $43 million in funding from a list of prestigious investors.

The Oscar Worthy (and Sustainable) Dress

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What the stars wear on the night of the Oscars is all very much part of this gala Hollywood evening, with celebrities navigating the five-hundred-foot red carpet in their elaborate designer gowns and very high heels.

Social Innovation Through the Power of Film

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It's film season! We have had the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and now, the Oscars are around the corner.

Capital for Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Capital For Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
Multimedia with summary

Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

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