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The Detroit Water Crisis and Unexpected Coalitions

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Since 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has shut off the water to 141,000 households whose bills were past due. Last year, more than 23,000 households reportedly had their water shut off.

Meet the CEOs at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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We’re very excited to feature so many CEOs at the upcoming Ceres 2020 in New York.

Carnival Corporation Joins United Nations Initiative Promoting Workplace Equality

World's largest leisure travel company joins over 270 companies supporting the U.N.'s Standards of Conduct for Business to tackle discrimination and promote equality for LGBTI workers and society at-large
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MIAMI, January 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced it is among the first companies to join the United Nations' Standards of Conduct for Business, a global campaign seeking to tackle discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi, trans & intersex (LGBTI) people in the workplace and in society. Carnival Corporation joins 272 major corporations as early supporters of the LGBTI diversity and inclusion initiative.

Discovery Education Celebrates UNESCO’s International Day of Education

Exploring the global education revolution being powered by Discovery Education’s state-of-the-art digital curriculum resources.
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Education Is A Human Right 

In 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24 as International Day of Education, recognizing that the key to a sustainable future is inclusive and equitable education for all the people of the world, regardless of current affairs or historical context. 

Qualcomm Wireless Reach Program Nominated for United Nations’ Prestigious WSIS Prizes 2020

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We are excited to share that our Wireless Reach program in Senegal was nominated for the United Nations' prestigious WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society Process) Prizes award. 

Please take a minute to vote for Qualcomm and FHI 360's Wireless Solutions for Fisheries in Senegal initiative (C7 E-Agriculture) before January 24. Instructions on how to vote can be found in the video above. 

About the WSIS Prizes contest 

Getting Corporate Human Rights Regulations Right Means Finding a “Smart Mix”

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We’re in an age where anyone with a cell phone can break a story. And when it comes to human rights violations, we’ve seen time and again how one video, even one tweet, can make a public relations team struggle to respond. But, is that the main mechanism that should govern how we hold companies accountable for human rights violations they cause or contribute to?

Alliance Data Celebrates International Volunteer Day with Commitment to Service

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Alliance Data recognizes the United Nations’ International Volunteer Day by celebrating our associates’ volunteer efforts throughout the year and encouraging a continued focus on sustainability and service. 

Business As Usual Will Not Save the Planet

By Mark R. Kramer, Rishi Agarwal, and Aditi Srinivas
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The United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) were explicitly designed to engage the private sector in addressing the world’s most pressing challenges. Four years into the UN’s 15-year timeline, the question is whether companies are advancing serious solutions or are simply embarking on a massive global public relations charade. Unfortunately, our internal research points to the latter.

Anglo American Employee Volunteer Program Awarded IMPACT2030 Innovation Award

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WASHINGTON, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Anglo American’s employee volunteering program ‘Ambassadors for Good’ received high recognition during United Nations General Assembly week when IMPACT 2030 awarded it one of its top innovation awards.

Acting Locally to Help Achieve Global Sustainable Development Goals

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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Saturday, September 21, kicked off the 2019 Global Goals Week, which brings together governments, businesses, international organizations and others during the UN General Assembly to help accelerate action around the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDGs are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

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