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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. and The Cafe Femenino Foundation Work Together to Improve Lives in Coffee-Producing Communities

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December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has awarded the Café Femenino Foundation a $46,200 grant to support poverty reduction programs in Colombia and Peru in 2014. These funds will be directed toward coffee-producing communities in the Cauca Region of Colombia and throughout Northern Peru in communities located in Lambayeque, San Martin, Amazonas and Cajamarca.

Monsanto Scales Up Ecosystems Training

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In an effort to increase understanding of ecosystems and biodiversity internally, WBCSD member company Monsanto has recently decided to scale up Business Ecosystems Training (BET) for its Sustainability Champions Core Team and Environmental Affairs team. Until now, Monsanto had given BET to about 50 employees worldwide. New classes will be offered next year using an online training program adapted to the agricultural sector, and a special program for leaders across the organization.

energy4everyone Foundation Helps Change Lives in Highlands of Peru

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For a cause like this, Gloria Dominy has energy to spare.

“It was a real eye-opener,” says Dominy of her recent expedition to rural Peru as a volunteer with energy4everyone Foundation (e4e) and partner organization, Light Up The World (LUTW).

The adventurous 63-year-old is a Houston-based senior paralegal with Enbridge. She travelled with nine Enbridge colleagues into the Andes Mountains in September, negotiating rough, mountainous roads to install solar panels in about 30 homes in a remote region of Peru.

Safe Water Project: A Report in Photos

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In May 2013, we returned to the four villages in Peru where in 2012 we instituted our Safe Water project, with a film crew. Our goal was to gather video footage to help us document the project in action and help us tell the story of the project’s impact on the communities. While we are working on creating some short videos, we thought we’d share some photos from this filming trip that offer a snapshot of how the Safe Water project works and why it is needed. Be sure to check back again to see the produced videos!

Safe Water Project: A Report in Photos

Multimedia with summary

In May 2013, we returned to the four villages in Peru where in 2012 we instituted our Safe Water project, with a film crew. Our goal was to gather video footage to help us document the project in action and help us tell the story of the project’s impact on the communities. While we are working on creating some short videos, we thought we’d share some photos from this filming trip that offer a snapshot of how the Safe Water project works and why it is needed. Be sure to check back again to see the produced videos!

Bringing Safe Water to Rural Peru

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On June 30, 2012, we launched a one-year pilot program that uses diluted bleach to disinfect drinking water for four remote villages in Peru. For children in the developing world, unsafe drinking water is a leading cause of intestinal disease, malnutrition and death.

Over the years, Clorox has supported a number of programs aimed at stopping the spread of infection, but this is our first time leading an intervention that addresses the chronic issue of unsafe drinking water in underprivileged rural communities

Safe Water Project – Learning and Adapting

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This post was written by Andrea Ginsberg, former project manager for the Clorox Safe Water project.

If there is one thing we’ve learned from our Safe Water project in Peru, it’s to expect the unexpected.

Hershey Helps Rebuild Remote Peruvian Village Through Cocoa Farming

Hershey funds cocoa infrastructure for indigenous community
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HERSHEY, Pa., August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ — In 2008, The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was introduced to a village of indigenous people tucked deep in the mountains of the Junín region of Peru. This village was using cocoa farming to rebuild its community following years of devastation by guerilla warfare. Hershey decided to support the community – San Juan de Cheni. The company committed to help fund the infrastructure needed for the village to be successful in cocoa farming and to buy cocoa grown in this area. 

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Pledges $1.6 Million for Two Heifer International Projects

New Projects in Peru and Honduras to benefit thousands of coffee-growing families
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  - July 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Heifer International is proud to announce that Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), has extended its long-standing relationship with the global hunger nonprofit by committing $1.6 million in funding for two new projects in Peru and Honduras. These projects will reach about 2,200 families in Peru and Honduras who currently struggle to feed themselves adequately year round.

Preventing and Managing Social Conflict in Peru

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Peru has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, driven largely by its mineral wealth and the expansion of the mining industry. Today, most major global mining companies have operations in the country, including Barrick, BHP-Billiton, Newmont, Freeport McMoran, Glencore Xstrata and others.
 

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