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New Partnership Between GSK and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Accelerate Research into Vaccines for Global Health Needs

Vaccine Discovery Partnership (VxDP) announcement at the Foundation’s Grand Challenges Meeting in Rio de Janeiro signals commitment to find solutions to the challenges facing the developing world
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October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GSK and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) today announced the launch of a new joint initiative that will endeavour to make vaccines more resistant to heat, thus reducing the need for refrigeration. GSK and BMGF will invest a combined $1.8 million in early stage research into vaccine thermostability.

Most vaccines must be kept cold and transported under constant refrigeration via a so-called ‘cold chain’ which is a significant challenge in hot, remote and resource-limited regions.

Huntsman Textile Effects Forms Strategic Partnership with Ramatex Toward Zero Discharge Of Hazardous Chemicals

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Singapore, December 13, 2011 /3BL Media/ - Huntsman Textile Effects today announced a strategic partnership with Ramatex Group, based in Singapore, to become the world’s first textile company dedicated to and capable of enabling the brands to deliver the commitments contained in the Joint Roadmap: Toward Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals.

"Unfinished Business:" Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

Panel calls for more focused efforts to reduce child and maternal deaths
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September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With 828 days left to meet the global goals set by world leaders to reduce child and maternal deaths, business and global health leaders today called for more selective and targeted action to save more lives during this critical window.

"Unfinished Business:" Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

Panel calls for more focused efforts to reduce child and maternal deaths
Press Release

September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With 828 days left to meet the global goals set by world leaders to reduce child and maternal deaths, business and global health leaders today called for more selective and targeted action to save more lives during this critical window.

Video: A New Enterprise and Community of Farmers in Haiti

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In a new video, hear Haitians talk about a partnership between Abbott, the Abbott Fund and Partners In Health that is improving lives and communities. Built and run by Haitians, a new nutrition facility produces a lifesaving product to treat malnutrition called Nourimanba. In addition, an agricultural program helps local farmers improve the supply of quality peanuts needed for the facility, while increasing farmer incomes.

Avista Biomass Plant Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

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Built in 1983, the Kettle Falls plant was the first utility-owned electric generating station of its kind in the U.S. constructed for the sole purpose of producing electricity from wood waste, or biomass.  The award-winning plant, combined with Avista’s legacy hydroelectric power projects, has contributed to Avista being listed among the greenest utilities in the country. The facility produces up to 61 megawatts of electricity – enough to power 46,000 homes.
 

AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund Find 28 Billion Gallons in Water Savings Potential in U.S. Commercial Buildings

A yearlong collaboration identified 14-40 percent water savings in cooling systems at AT&T pilot facilities and led to the development of a free toolkit to help U.S. buildings reduce water use
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DALLAS, August 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ — As drought conditions rage across many areas of the country, AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) unveiled today a suite of tools that U.S. commercial buildings can use to collectively save up to 28 billion gallons of water annually, equivalent to the amount of water that more than 765,000 Americans use at home in a given year.

Maersk Line Recognized by Unilever

Growing Sustainably Together
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August 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Over 350 top representatives from Unilever’s strategic supplier partners recently gathered at the ‘Partner to Win’ Supplier Summit in Singapore to discuss global sustainable growth and unlock the potential of developing and emerging markets.

Maersk Line was recognised by Unilever for delivering outstanding service with an emphasis on innovation, driving best practice and continuously improving service levels.

Social Impact, Table for One?

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Relationships between companies and nonprofits are being redefined. Companies are turning traditional approaches to philanthropy on their heads, moving beyond financial contributions to bring business strategies, expertise and resources to the table. While this has unlocked new ways to address societal challenges, it has also shifted the role nonprofits play.

Avista Announces City Hall Plaza as a gift to Spokane

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Avista Corp.  and the City of Spokane announced a partnership on a new public plaza that will replace the parking lot immediately north of City Hall. The new plaza will connect Riverfront Park with the area known as Huntington Park, which Avista began renovating earlier this month and will serve as a new community gathering place. 

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