Kohler Co. Celebrates World Water Day by Providing Clean Water to Thousands
KOHLER, Wis., March 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ Kohler Co., a global leader in the plumbing industry, has shipped the first order of its ceramic filtration system, KOHLER Clarity, to Water Mission, a nonprofit, Christian engineering organization that provides sustainable safe water solutions to people in developing countries and disasters. Water Mission plans to distribute the filters in small communities in Haiti, Honduras and Peru.
The Cerro Verde Mining Company’s Emprende program supports small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the geographical regions surrounding the mining operations, which are located near Arequipa, Peru.
Cerro Verde has invested over $575,000 in the program since 2010. The program provides financial support and technical assistance to entrepreneurs. The Emprende project supports businesses in the districts of Uchumayo, Tiabaya, Yarabamba and La Joya.
The Cerro Verde Mining Company in Peru hosted the Innova Contest, which rewards the best innovations of local small and medium enterprises. The objective of the competition is to encourage diverse production and increase competitiveness according to market demand.
Thirty-one entrepreneurial businesses were provided with training in trade and services, manufacturing and agriculture. A total of 21 businesses from the districts of Uchumayo, Yarabamba, La Joya and Tiabaya were chosen as winners by a jury and received cash awards for their business growth.
Innovations in Diagnostics, Treatment, and Monitoring Could Eradicate Cervical Cancer
Augustina Mejiasamata, a 34-year- old Quechua woman who lives in an Andes mountain village two hours outside of Cusco, Peru, had already waited in line for almost an hour to receive her free Pap smear and breast exam.
“Por qué vino Ud. a la clinica hoy?” Why did you come to the clinic today? I asked.
On Saturday, August 29, STAR India's flagship channel Star Plus will air Girl Rising, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins that raises awareness of gender inequality and advocates for women's empowerment. The film is the centerpiece of the Girl Rising campaign, which promotes women's rights around the world, and this broadcast will be the first time the film has been shown in India.
November 17, 2015/ 3BL Media/ - Thirteen Freeport-McMoRan mining sites are certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) Wildlife at Work program, which recognizes activities that create, conserve and restore wildlife habitat on corporate lands, and six sites were certified by the WHC Corporate Lands for Learning
August 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan has advanced investments in women’s economic empowerment programs, such as “Dreambuilder-Women’s Business Creator,” an online entrepreneurship skills training program that has reached more than 3,600 women in Latin America with more than half from communities in Chile and Peru near Freeport-McMoRan operations.
Event Information and Excerpts from Michael R. Bloomberg
Michael R. Bloomberg hosted Bloomberg’s first-ever Americas Monetary Summit, featuring Central Bank leaders from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the United States. Brazil’s Finance Minister also spoke.
These policy makers shared their economic forecasts for 2015-2016, and strategies to boost growth, handle inflation and create more jobs amid a shifting global environment.