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Bristol-Myers Squibb employees in Germany and City of Munich partner in giving gifts to children in need
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The holiday season is a time to celebrate family, accomplishments and good fortune. However, for many parents in Munich, Germany, the holidays are filled with doubt over how they will afford to spread cheer to their children.
 

Green Chemistry: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Makes it Possible

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Wie kann man umweltfreundliche Chemikalien entwickeln, die aber genauso wirkungsvoll wie herkömmliche Substanzen sind? Diese Frage hat sich das Wissenschafts- und Technologieunternehmen Merck gestellt. Und darauf auch Antworten gefunden: Im Rahmen des Programms für „Grüne Chemie“ entwickelt und produziert der Konzern nachhaltige Alternativen zu den bisher üblichen chemischen Produkten.

Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Produktion

MilliporeSigma Recognized for Efforts to Fight Hunger Worldwide

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MILWAUKEE, Wisc., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization, recently honored MilliporeSigma for its support in packing and supplying more than 500,000 nutritious meals to families in need across the globe. The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada. MilliporeSigma has partnered with Rise Against Hunger since 2016.  

Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises Expands Sustainable Cruise Tourism Partnership in Schleswig-Holstein

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KIEL, April 26, 2018/ 3BL Media --  The Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, the Federal State capital Kiel, the Seaport of Kiel and the Costa Group came together on Thursday, April 26, 2018, aboard AIDAluna to discuss the ways the ways to expand their current collaboration on sustainability initiatives. Their objective is to further develop the maritime infrastructure, the economy, and tourism in northern Germany sustainably and to make them “future-proof.”

Arrow Electronics Employees Support Food Bank in Neu-Isenburg

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Employees from the Arrow Electronics office in Neu-Isenburg, Germany recently volunteered their time at local food bank Speisekammer. For several weeks, Arrow employees helped food bank staff transport, unpack and dispense food to the low-income families who utilize Speisekammer’s services. 

“We are very pleased with Arrow's contribution to the food bank,” said Herbert Hunkel, mayor of the city of Neu-Isenburg. “This is one of our most important social projects, and we thank the many volunteers. The team is looking forward to welcoming more helpers in the future.”

Hands-on Learning Leads to an IT Career

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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To prepare for CCNA certification Nurayy Guerler, 32, studied networking hardware with her hands at SFZ Förderzentrum Academy in Chemnitz, Germany, a vocational training center for people with visual impairments. Though Nuray is legally blind, she is now a successful IT trainer at an engineering office.

Ears-on, Hands-on Training

Beyond Philanthropy Releases "Value² - Social Innovation for Business and Society"

Certified B Corp Beyond Philanthropy releases feasibility analysis of the "Base of the Pyramid" (BOP) concept in Germany
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Beyond Philanthropy and Social Impact, supported by the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, conducted the study “Value² - Social Innovation for Business and Society” analyzing the potential of the so-called Base of the Pyramid (BOP) concept in Germany. Developed in 2002 by C.K. Prahalad, the BOP concept is based on the idea that businesses integrate low-income households as customers, suppliers or intermediaries in their value chain.

MilliporeSigma Centers Work Toward a Smaller Carbon Footprint in India

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India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the world, accounting for 6.8 percent of global CO2 emissions. At the 2015 United Nations Convention on Climate Change, India signed the Paris Agreement and committed to reducing CO2 emissions 35 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 emission levels. Since then, the Indian government has introduced emissions control measures for power plants and tighter vehicular emission standards, while calling on businesses to reduce emissions.

Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Recent research shows students gain confidence, interest in science and biotechnology after participating in program
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August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Amgen Foundation today announced it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

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