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Win a trip to London, England to present your Story : How has HINARI, AGORA or OARE impacted your work and the lives of those around you?

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To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the launch of HINARI and the beginnings of the Research4Life initiative, the Partners are looking for stories from you - the users-  to hear how  access to HINARI, AGORA; or OARE has impacted your work, life and community. 

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To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the launch of HINARI and the beginnings of the Research4Life initiative, the Partners are looking for stories from you - the users-  to hear how  access to HINARI, AGORA; or OARE has impacted your work, life and community. 

Global Philanthropy Event to Boost Funding for Education

Special ECOSOC Event on ICPD to Strengthen Partnership between UN and Philanthropies and Help Stay the Course on Achieving the Education for All agenda
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Four hundred philanthropists, corporate and civil society leaders will meet today from 3:00 to 6:00 pm in
the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters to share best practices and lessons to boost
global private funding for the education of girls and boys at a time when most countries are implementing
austerity measures in the aftermath of the economic and financial crisis.

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Four hundred philanthropists, corporate and civil society leaders will meet today from 3:00 to 6:00 pm in
the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters to share best practices and lessons to boost
global private funding for the education of girls and boys at a time when most countries are implementing
austerity measures in the aftermath of the economic and financial crisis.

Global Compact Officially Launches Differentiation Programme

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York - February 25, 2011 - After a four-month test phase, the UN Global Compact Office has officially launched the Differentiation Programme – a practical framework to help all business participants improve sustainability performance and disclosure practices.

CSR at the United Nations

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By Nigel M. de S. Cameron

If this were a speech and not a column I might be brave enough to ask for a show of hands: Who has heard of UNESCO? (Not UNESCBO, we’ll get to that.) Good, you at the back, and can you tell us what it stands for?

International Corporate Philanthropy Day is February 28, 2011

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Every year, CECP leads an international advocacy event, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), held this year on February 28, 2011.  

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Every year, CECP leads an international advocacy event, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), held this year on February 28, 2011.  

CSR Minute: CHEP Expands Sustainable Packaging Contract with Nestle USA and Nestle Waters North America; Group O Joins U.N. Global Compact

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

CECP and ECOSOC Plan Special Joint Program Focusing on MDG2, Universal Primary Education

Taking place on International Corporate Philanthropy Day, Feb. 28, 2011
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Each year, in recognition of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Office for Partnerships, in conjunction with CECP, host a special program on opportunities for philanthropy to help advance the Millennium Development Goals.

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Each year, in recognition of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Office for Partnerships, in conjunction with CECP, host a special program on opportunities for philanthropy to help advance the Millennium Development Goals.

Business Momentum Grows for Rio+20

Corporate leaders meet UN Member States to address role of business in advancing sustainability
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY - January 10, 2011 - Meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, business leaders in Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD 2012) and representatives of UN Member States discussed the crucial role business must play in the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, commonly known as the Rio+20 Earth Summit. In addition Chad Holliday, the Chair of BASD 2012 and Chairman of Bank of America, addressed the plenary session of the first Intersessional of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012.

Ceres President Recognized as ‘Leader of Change’ by United Nations and Foundation for Social Change

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November 18, 2010 - Mindy S. Lubber, president of the non-profit group Ceres, was honored today by the United Nations and the Foundation for Social Change as one of the “World’s Top Leaders of Change” for her work in mobilizing leading companies to integrate environmental challenges into their core business strategies.

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November 18, 2010 - Mindy S. Lubber, president of the non-profit group Ceres, was honored today by the United Nations and the Foundation for Social Change as one of the “World’s Top Leaders of Change” for her work in mobilizing leading companies to integrate environmental challenges into their core business strategies.

Inspired by Crowdsourcing, Imagine Cup Solve This Enables Students to Help IGOs, NGOs and Nonprofits

Microsoft invites students to solve real-world problems with technology
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Today, Microsoft launched Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems through technology. IGOs, NGOs and non-profits will now be able to crowd-source ideas from brilliant and passionate students competing in the Microsoft’s global tech competition, the Imagine Cup, to develop solutions that address their needs.

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Today, Microsoft launched Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems through technology. IGOs, NGOs and non-profits will now be able to crowd-source ideas from brilliant and passionate students competing in the Microsoft’s global tech competition, the Imagine Cup, to develop solutions that address their needs.

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