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FedEx Helps Save Lives Through Strategic Collaborations

Knowledge Sharing Benefits the World’s Megacities
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THE MOBILIZER  

Saúl Alveano, World Resources Institute 

Mexico City is home to almost 22 million people— a bustling metropolis with record traffic congestion. Saúl Alveano, a civil engineer with the nonprofit World Resources Institute (WRI), describes how FedEx has helped transform daily commuting in his home city.

FedEx Road Safety Training Leads to National Seat Belt Law in Tunisia

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27 April 2017 is a significant day for road safety in Tunisia: seat belts became mandatory for all drivers and front seat passengers. Next year, the law will be extended to back seat passengers. Previously, seat belts were only required on rural highways and most people did not wear them in urban areas.

Diageo Announces Development of Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Experience in Ongoing Fight Against Drunk Driving

Industry-First Initiative Simulates Being a Passenger in a Drunk Driving Crash As Part of Beverage Alcohol Leader’s Continued Efforts to Promote Responsible Drinking
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NORWALK, Conn., June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, today announced plans to roll out a first-of-its-kind immersive virtual reality (VR) technology that will allow consumers of legal drinking age to experience the many pitfalls associated with irresponsible drinking.  The effort, which will launch with a VR experience focused on the effects of drunk driving, is Diageo’s latest innovative approach to educate consumers about the importance of responsible decision-making when drinking.  It is also an example of how the company is seeking new partners and in

Diageo and UNITAR Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement on Road Safety

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June 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On 30 May 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, Diageo, a global leader in the beverage alcohol industry, and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) signed a two-year partnership agreement to collaborate to build institutional and individual capacity to reduce traffic death and injuries, and improve road safety globally.

Volkswagen Video Game to Teach Road Safety

Providing youth road safety education in Brazil
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In the face of an increasing amount of young drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents, Volkswagen of Brazil developed the educational video game "Autopolis".

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In the face of an increasing amount of young drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents, Volkswagen of Brazil developed the educational video game "Autopolis".

Two-Thirds of Americans Won’t Slow Down Around Garbage Trucks, NWRA Survey Finds

Nearly 40 percent are tempted to dangerously speed around them
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WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ — A new survey suggests that although most Americans encounter garbage trucks on the road each week, only a third of people slow down near them while nearly 40 percent are actually tempted to speed around them.

Sanofi - CSR Newsletter #5 - March 2015

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"My Child Matters"
Nearly 10-year commitment to improve the survival of childhood cancer.
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IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE

Michelin and FIA Announce Recipient of $100,000 Grant to Increase Teen Tire Safety Awareness

American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) awarded grant for program that reaches driver education instructors
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MIAMI, March 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Michelin and Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) today announced at the Formula E Miami ePrix that ADTSEA (the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association) is the winner of a $100,000 Michelin/FIA Teen Road Safety Grant.

Mike Bloomberg: Five Reasons I'm Going to India

By Michael R. Bloomberg, Fmr. three-term mayor of New York City; Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and Bloomberg LP
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The writer is the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, and former mayor of New York City.

The last time I visited India was shortly before I was elected mayor of New York City in 2001. Now, as India's role on the global stage is rapidly growing, I'm going back. Here's why:

UPS Gives Back: UPS Road Code & Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

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Road safety is an issue of concern for every parent. Teaching your children to drive and releasing him or her to the open road is a monumental moment. Fortunately, many teenage motor vehicle crashes are preventable, and proven strategies can improve the safety of young drivers on the road. To address this issue we’ve developed the UPS Road Code program in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, a state-of-the-art interactive program that brings UPS’s safe driving techniques and methods to young drivers.

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