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Make the World a Better Place in 2016

5 Fair Trade New Year’s Resolutions to Fit Every Lifestyle
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With the New Year comes the opportunity reflect on our lives and make resolutions that bring about positive change through new habits and commitments.  And while that resolution you made last year to eat less and exercise more was relatively effective (for the first 3 weeks at least…), why not take this opportunity to put a little Fair Trade spin on your resolutions and make an even bigger change?  One that has a ripple effect that will reach all the way around the globe.  Resolve to buy Fair Trade and join us in making 2016 the year of responsible consumption. 

Bloomberg Americas Monetary Summit

Event Information and Excerpts from Michael R. Bloomberg
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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.

EVENT INFORMATION

Quiz: What You Don’t Know About South American Energy

Quiz by Joe Eaton
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South America has vast energy resources, but how much do you know about the needs and reserves of its individual countries?

Visit The Great Energy Challenge Energy Quiz Hub and put your energy IQ to the test.

 

Monsanto CEO: 3 Tools for Sustainable Farming

By Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive officer of Monsanto Company
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Originally published May 22, 2014, by GreenBiz.com

Conscientious Americans have taken numerous actions at the workplace and at home to save our Earth's resources and sustain the environment. All of these efforts are important, but the most critical arena of operations in the effort to preserve our planet is one that may surprise you: the farm.

AMWAY: Warm Story on a Cold Day

Zacapa 2014 creates Habitat for Humanity colony
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While those of us at Amway headquarters battle snow and ice, Amway Business Owners and employees in Guatemala are working under the heat of the Zacapa sunshine.

Each year, teams from the US, Central America, South America and the Caribbean descend on Guatemala to build homes alongside families who need them.

Shared Value Insights from Arauco’s Charles Kimber

A series of four brief interviews from leading executives on the role of shared value in their organizations.
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In the face of complex global issues and societal needs, many companies are turning to shared value, a practice that seeks business opportunity in solving social problems. FSG interviewed leaders in various fields to gain a wider perspective on shared value practices. The result is a series of five minute interviews that provide insight on creating shared value from the corporate, non-profit, and investor perspective.

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