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Skilling India: As Unemployment Soars; Here’s a Solution

Programmes must go beyond training; they have to work on every link of the employment chain
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UN Global Compact Unveils “Making Global Goals Local Business” Strategy to Drive Responsible Business Activity on Sustainable Development Goals

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NEW YORK, June 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today at the United Nations, the UN Global Compact unveiled a multi-year strategy to drive business awareness and activity that supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

David Nabarro: Malnutrition Problem Requires Multi-partner Solutions

by Helen Morgan
Summary: 

The Nutrilite™ Power of 5 is a global campaign from Amway Corporation that focuses on raising awareness on the issue of childhood malnutrition. Currently the program has launched in 14 countries and serves more than 14,000 children, and is committed to educating the public on the critical issue of malnutrition. A large portion of the campaign’s success is linked to the strength of its NGO partnerships.

Recently, Helen Morgan with Devex sat down with David Nabarro of the U.N. to discuss this vital issue.

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The Nutrilite™ Power of 5 is a global campaign from Amway Corporation that focuses on raising awareness on the issue of childhood malnutrition. Currently the program has launched in 14 countries and serves more than 14,000 children, and is committed to educating the public on the critical issue of malnutrition. A large portion of the campaign’s success is linked to the strength of its NGO partnerships.

Recently, Helen Morgan with Devex sat down with David Nabarro of the U.N. to discuss this vital issue.

Deirdre White, PYXERA Global, Discusses Taking a Partnership Approach to M&E at the International Grantmaking Symposium

International Grantmaking Symposium Takes Place at the United Nations Headquarters June 15
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Washington, June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, leads an interactive workshop today at the United Nations’ headquarters for corporate and foundation grantmakers and CSR managers at this year’s International Grantmaking Symposium (IGS).

Saving Energy Pays - For Neighbors and Sustainability-Minded Workers

Here’s how amping up rivalry around the block and rewarding innovative employees can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Some companies pay employees up to $20,000 for great energy-saving ideas. Really.

21CF Supports Education for Syrian Refugee Children with $125,000 Donation to Malala Fund

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21st Century Fox has announced a contribution of more than $125,000 to Malala Fund, an organization advocating for secondary girls' education around the world. The gift consists of funds raised through a company-wide employee matching program, as well as a social media campaign led by 21CF and the National Geographic Channel, and will help provide education for Syrian refugee children.

We Must Be Bold on Climate: The Paris Agreement Is Signed

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The Paris Climate Conference last December was a true turning point for the world, producing the first global climate agreement that requires universal action by all countries, rich and poor, to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and to build climate resilience. The Paris Agreement sets ambitious goals to reach net zero emissions in the second half of this century and to guide global finance toward low-emission and climate-resilient investments.

Why Rule of Law is Critical to Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development

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Diversity and inclusion – in all its dimensions – is a business imperative that sparks innovation, fuels transformation and drives sustainable financial and economic performance.

Water Conservation: A Way to Make Waves in Your Industry

Conserving water drives efficiency and also helps companies save money. Here’s how
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It’s no surprise that water is at the core of the United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), given its connection to health, climate change and resiliency. The SDGs seek to improve water quality and to substantially increase recycling and safe reuse globally by 2030.

The World Environment Center and Coca-Cola FEMSA Co-Host Mexico Roundtable on UN SDGs

Press Release

April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.

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