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WASH Your Hands: How a Simple Well Helps Create a Strong and Healthy Community

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Clean water is one of the few things in life that never fails to live up to expectations.

It is difficult to overstate the importance of having it. Really difficult. In fact, it's probably impossible. Clean water changes almost everything.

Let's start with the obvious things. Having clean water and sanitation means being able to avoid exposure to countless diseases. Every year millions of people die from diseases caused by inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.

Using Our Food Expertise to Help Local Entrepreneurs in West Africa

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At Hershey, we believe the best way to make an impact in the communities we touch is by leveraging what we do best – our expertise in food processing and production. That’s why we launched our shared global social purpose, Nourishing Minds, to provide children with the basic nutrition they need to learn and grow.

Is There Child Labor In Your Chocolate?

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Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day or not, biting into a velvety piece of chocolate is likely a non-negotiable activity on your February 14 agenda. In fact,Americans will eat more than 58 million pounds of chocolate in the weeks leading up to one of the sweetest days of the year. No surprise there, right? We love our chocolate!

UPS Humanitarian Relief and Resilience Program

The Ebola Case Study: Public-Private Partnerships Deliver Relief
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In response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa, The UPS Foundation committed $750,000 in funding
and in-kind support. UPS engaged with first response agencies, providing air, ocean and ground
transportation for vital relief shipments from the U.S. and Europe to West Africa.

SAP Helps Fight Against Ebola in West Africa

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Newsbyte, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - International software company SAP is donating € 150,000 to support immediate relief efforts in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in the fight against the most widespread epidemic of Ebola in history.

Meera Subramanian: Resilient Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

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As major weather-related calamities like Hurricane Sandy are teaching us, decisions around where buildings are built and trees are planted are important, especially as they relate to the encroaching coastline and other impacts of climate change. 

Hershey Exceeds 2013 Certified Cocoa Goal

18 percent of all cocoa sourced globally in 2013 was certified compared to goal of 10 percent
Press Release

HERSHEY, Pa., January 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that 18 percent of all the cocoa the company sourced globally in 2013 was certified, nearly double the company’s original 2013 goal of 10 percent. With nearly one-fifth of cocoa sourced through sustainable practices, Hershey is on track to meet its goal of sourcing 100 percent certified cocoa by 2020.

CSRminute: Adidas Launches Exchange with FIFA; CorporateRegister.com CRRA Voting Begins

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theCSRminute 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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theCSRminute 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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