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HERfinance: Empowering Workers in the Supply Chain Through Financial Inclusion

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More than 2.5 billion people worldwide do not participate in the formal financial system. With the majority of the world's working poor employed in global supply chains, businesses can expand access to finance while benefitting through improved employee loyalty, stronger supplier relationships, and a more stable workforce. 

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More than 2.5 billion people worldwide do not participate in the formal financial system. With the majority of the world's working poor employed in global supply chains, businesses can expand access to finance while benefitting through improved employee loyalty, stronger supplier relationships, and a more stable workforce. 

Promoting A Green Lifestyle — Ways You Can Make an Impact

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It’s officially 2013, and for most of us, the New Year comes with an outpouring of resolutions and good intentions.

If one of this year’s resolutions is reducing your carbon footprint, fantastic! You’re on the right track to making a positive impact on our environment, as well as reducing carbon emissions.

Research4life Announces Contest Highlighting Library Impact

Global case study competition focuses on how vital collaboration between Research4Life and librarians powers effective research in developing countries
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London, United Kingdom, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Research4Life partnership announced today a case study competition to recognize the role of librarians and library staff in building the research capacities of scientists, doctors and policymakers and helping to boost research output within their institutions.

Live Nation Entertainment & JustGreen Lifestyle Partner to Neutralize Concert Venues' Carbon Emissions

First Ever Carbon Neutral Tour by Portugal The Man
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LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, today announced a partnership to make Live Nation's concert venues more environmentally sustainable. JustGreen Lifestyle, will audit 85 participating concert venues in the United States to evaluate energy use and purchase carbon offsets to bring the concerts carbon neutral.  Additionally, JustGreen Lifestyle will conduct an energy audit and purchase carbon offsets for alternative rock band, Portugal.

Managing Your ‘Green’ Lifestyle

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Did you know that every one of us impacts the earth and its resources—and we all have a role to play to help protect the planet for future generations?

Reducing and offsetting carbon emissions (or greenhouse gas emissions) is one of the most powerful ways we can make a difference.

Box Tops for Education® Reaches Half-a-Billion in Earnings; Urges America to Get Involved to Support School Funding

Program Rallies Coordinators to Collect $75 Million more by end of 2013
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Box Tops for Education® today announced that as of March 2013, the program has earned $525 million for schools across the country through all Box Tops programs since 1996. In just the past year alone, Box Tops donated $47 million to schools across the United States. With school budget cuts happening across the nation, Box Tops has become increasingly important as it provides unrestricted dollars to help schools, and the pro

Health Sector is Top Performer for Brands in US - Data from SPONSORIUM Report

SPONSORIUM Report Reveals How Well Philanthropy Meets with Brand Objectives
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The latest SPONSORIUM Report, which is an analysis of the actual data that brands around the world have recorded as it relates to their Community Investment and CSR activities, reveals unique industry insights.

Educate Them Early: Green Learning Opportunities For Kids

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“Where on earth did my child learn that?”  If you’re a parent, it sounds like something you said…um…yesterday??

Conflict Minerals Due Diligence Examined: Considerations for Compliance

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Where do we start? Many companies are currently asking themselves this question when it comes to complying with the new U.S. regulation on Conflict Minerals. For companies that manufacture thousands of products-such as retailers with name brands-the requirement to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in these products is especially challenging. What are the typical actions to engage in due diligence? The following White Paper answers the questions you been dwelling on.

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