By Mark Edge, Water Efficient Maize for Africa Partnership Lead at Monsanto
Imagine if a lack of rainfall stood between you and your ability to feed your children.
For millions of families around the world, this is a daily reality. And for family farmers from Kansas to Kenya, drought and pests can mean the difference between a bountiful harvest and a meager one that compromises their ability to put food on their tables … and ours.
SEATTLE, October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Seabourn, the leading small-ship, ultra-luxury cruise line, was honored with nine2015 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly. Judged by an expert industry panel, the annual awards celebrate the best in travel and salute outstanding travel professionals.
The 2015 Magellan Awards honored Seabourn with five Gold Awards in the following categories:
Announcement Made By Carnival President Christine Duffy at Dr. Seuss-Inspired ‘Day of Play’ for Patients and Their Families at the Memphis, Tennessee Hospital
MIAMI, September 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - After achieving a $5 million fundraising goal for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Carnival Cruise Line has announced an additional $10 million goal by 2020, while continuing its role as the hospital’s Official Celebration Partner.
The Global Engagement Forum showcases partnerships and approaches that can effectively advance the Sustainable Development Goals
WASHINGTON, September 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Global Engagement Forum, hosted by PYXERA Global on November 10 and 11 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., is one of the first events to address how private sector leaders can take action on the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Chicago Tribune's Robert Channick covers the new charitable campaignlaunched by Unilever and Walgreens. For every purchase of TRESemme, Suave and Caress products through September 30th at Walgreens, Unilever will donate 6 cents toward building a sustainable clean water source in a Kenyan village.
In June, Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain (JA Rocky Mountain) announced that DIRECTV employees raised nearly $90,000 in 2015 to support JA programs that served more than 125,000 students in the Denver area with financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurial programs during the 2014-15 school year. This was made possible in large part to more than 225 DIRECTV employees that participated in the 2015 JA Bowl-A-Thon. DIRECTV was JA-Rocky Mountain’s number one fundraising company for the event.
We hoped that we’d see our Aspire Accelerator participants grow, succeed and reach their goals while they are part of our program… and so far, so good!
Lea(R)n, one of the companies in the class, has just announced a new partnership with the state of North Carolina. This means that the state can now easily harness the expertise of North Carolina’s 98,000 teachers to make decisions about what technologies work well in the classroom.