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Can Paper Be Eco-friendly? This Label Says Yes

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Forests are key to the survival of human, animal, and plant life around the world. According to the United Nations Climate Summit’s Declaration on Forests, forests support approximately 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity, helping provide clean air and combatting climate change by absorbing carbon in the atmosphere.

Meet Bano Fatima, A Woman Empowering Weavers and Artisans in Rural India

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In 2011, Bano Fatima was a university student living in New Delhi, India. Passionate about driving social change, her ambition was to find work in international development after graduating.

These Mobile Tech Hubs are Solar Powered and Could Bring Internet to 6,400 Indian Villages

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In our mobile, hyper-connected society, it’s easy to lose sight of the ease and convenience at which we access a world of information.

Why Technology Can Make All the Difference for Refugees

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About 11 million Syrian people have left their homes since the civil war began in 2011. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates 4.8 million have fled to neighboring countries and 6.6 million are internally displaced. About half these refugees are children—many of whom no longer attend school.

How Technology Helps Small Coffee Growers Build Their Own Brands

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Creating a brand to promote awareness of the conditions of impoverished small farmers is not a new idea. But the work of Mexico’s Ercus Foundation goes beyond fair payment for crops. It includes financial aid, economic education, the development of technologies and partnerships. Recently, the use of personalized digitally printed packaging for innovative, attention grabbing marketing has come into play as well. 

Red Nose Day and Global Citizen Join 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day to ‘Make Change Happen’

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PHILADELPHIA, PA., April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – We are proud to announce that Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of Comcast NBCUniversal’s year-round commitment to community service, is incorporating the broad support and amplification of two other Company partnerships: Global Citizen and Red Nose Day, organizations aiming to end extreme poverty globally and in the United States.

How Children are Changing Our World Through Peace

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War Child Holland is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

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War Child Holland is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

Players Trust takes Live Below the Line Challenge for International Nonprofits

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Major League baseball players, through the Players Trust,  are focused on identifying and funding innovative approaches to help eradicate issues associated with poverty around the world.

For example, in 2008, more than one in 20 children under five years of age was dying from preventable causes in the province of Barahona, located in the western region of the Dominican Republic near the Haitian border.

Players Trust Joins “Live Below The Line” Kickoff Event In NYC

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“Empathy not Sympathy” was the theme for the “Live Below the Line” official launch party.

In addition to the Players Trust, representatives from campaign partners Concern Worldwide, Heifer International, Opportunity International, UNHCR, Unicef and The Hunger Project also convened at Milk Studios in Manhattan on Friday night to celebrate the campaign launch.

Major League Baseball Players Trust Joins LIVE BELOW THE LINE Challenge

Annual campaign features celebrities and influencers living on $1.50 for food and drink to raise funds and draw attention to 1 billion people living in extreme poverty
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RACHEL BROSNAHAN, ERIN RICHARDS, TAMZIN MERCHANT AND OTHERS WILL ALSO LIVE BELOW THE LINE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY

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RACHEL BROSNAHAN, ERIN RICHARDS, TAMZIN MERCHANT AND OTHERS WILL ALSO LIVE BELOW THE LINE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY

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