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Leading Sustainable Innovation: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

UVM Accelerates Leadership Development & Tri-Sector Partnership through Online, Team-Based Simulation
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I hate to garden. I am the type of person who would rather sit at my desk on a sunny summer day than plant seeds, pull weeds, or harvest anything. So it will surprise those who know me best that I just finished a ‘20-year’ stint as the Director of Forestry in Uruguay, on a team that launched a successful bio-products ‘business’ on the Rio Negro River outside of the city of Mercedes, and I loved every minute of it.

Those ‘20 years’ went by in a flash—it seemed like a mere two months. Eight weeks, in fact.

PYXERA Global CEO Deirdre White to Moderate Panel at What Works 2019

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WASHINGTON, March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is excited to announce our participation in the What Works 2019 conference on April 1–3 in Reykjavik, Iceland. First held in 2016, the What Works global summit is the premier forum for debating solutions that will accelerate social progress around the world.

World Water Day 2019: Addressing Water Scarcity and the Need for Sanitation and Access to Clean Water Globally

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783 million (1 in 9) people do not have access to clean water, and it is projected that two thirds of humanity will live in water-stressed areas by 2025. Nearly 1 out of every 5 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease. Gaining a better understanding of how water impacts political and social stability around the globe and knowing how to solve these problems is vital to addressing the growing water crisis.

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All Individuals Living With Cerebral Palsy, and Other Disabilities, Deserve a Life Without Limits

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March is #CerebralPalsyAwarenessMonth

Join America's Charities by honoring UCP's important work!

  • Follow us on Twitter and Facebook as we share information about UCP's work, stories of the people they help, and ways you can support their work.
  • Donate & raise money for UCP! One of the most cost-efficient ways you can support UCP is to donate to them via payroll deduction through your employer's workplace giving program (Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team - we are proud to be UCP's workplace giving partner.) You can also click here to make a donation now on UCP's website. 
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March is #CerebralPalsyAwarenessMonth

Join America's Charities by honoring UCP's important work!

  • Follow us on Twitter and Facebook as we share information about UCP's work, stories of the people they help, and ways you can support their work.
  • Donate & raise money for UCP! One of the most cost-efficient ways you can support UCP is to donate to them via payroll deduction through your employer's workplace giving program (Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team - we are proud to be UCP's workplace giving partner.) You can also click here to make a donation now on UCP's website. 

Vetting and Managing the Charities in Your Employee Giving Campaign Requires More Than Great Technology

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“When my employees choose to donate to a charity, how do I know that charity is legitimate?” 

“How do I know the funds actually get to my employees’ designated charities?”

Those are among the most popular questions we get from employers who approach us about partnering on their employee giving programs.

Together We March for Meals

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On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and older. For more than 45 years, these critical programs – commonly referred to as Meals on Wheels – have delivered more than just nutritious meals to homebound seniors in virtually every community across the country.

Behind the Scenes of the New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign (NJECC) With Susan O'Brien

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A lot of work goes into planning and running a workplace giving campaign like the New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign (NJECC). With 15 years' experience running the NJECC, Susan O'Brien, NJECC Campaign Manager, knows this all too well! Serving as liaison to over 120 state and local agencies, Susan coordinates the State's employee fundraising campaign from start to finish and is responsible for monitoring the campaigns financial progress and success each year.

Is all that work worth it? Yes!

GreenBiz19: Sustainability at a Tipping Point

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Operating at the intersection of business, technology, and sustainability, The GreenBiz Group is a key advocate for the integration and application of sustainability into the corporate ecosystem. Whether it is convening C-Suite executives and leading NGOs on developing robust circular economy initiatives or researching new trends to develop more sustainable supply chains, GreenBiz has uniquely positioned itself at the epicenter of the corporate green movement.

Video: WBCSD's Strategic Approach to Business and Sustainability: An Interview With Peter Bakker on CNNMoney Switzerland

Why sustainability matters and why every business decision should be tested on its sustainability impact
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In a conversation with Martina Fuchs from CNNMoney Switzerland, our President and CEO Peter Bakker talks about today’s challenges for business, and how we work together with our members to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

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