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Tetra Tech Developed an Assessment Framework to Support Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries

Creating and testing an assessment framework to increase country-level awareness and adoption of FAO’s SSF Guidelines
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In December 2018 Tetra Tech’s Catherine Courtney, along with the University of Connecticut’s Robert Pomeroy and the U.S.

John Butler, International Water Development Expert

Implementing safe, sustainable drinking water supplies in developing countries
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John Butler has more than 40 years of experience in water and natural resource management. He is a senior technical advisor in Tetra Tech’s international development practice, focusing on water supply, sanitation, and water infrastructure improvements in Africa.

New GRI Draft Standard on Tax and Payments to Governments Now Open for Public Comment

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Give feedback on the draft of the first global standard on tax disclosure to make sure it meets your needs.

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Give feedback on the draft of the first global standard on tax disclosure to make sure it meets your needs.

“The Dream” of a Responsible Minerals Trade in the DRC Becomes a Reality

Supporting USAID and its partners in developing a commercially viable, conflict-free supply chain for artisanal minerals from the DRC
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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently launched a new video that tells the story of how its local and international partners are developing a commercially viable, conflict-free supply chain for artisanal minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The New Model on Sustainable Development

by Leon Kaye, Executive Editor, TriplePundit
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At one time cotton was Haiti’s fourth largest agricultural export, but by the late 1980s, its cultivation largely ceased for economic, political and environmental reasons.

Now however, the Caribbean’s first independent nation is on the cusp of welcoming back cotton production due to the work of Timberland and the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA). Since 2010, the popular outdoor lifestyle brand has supported SFA’s efforts to boost the yields – and the pocketbooks – of Haiti’s farmers.

KeyBank Finances the Construction of Affordable Housing for Low- to Moderate-Income Households in Portage, MI

Selinon Park Apartments to provide 75 new affordable units
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CLEVELAND, December 20, 2018 /3BL Media/—KeyBank provided and arranged a total of $17.4 million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financing to Full Circle Communities for the construction of Selinon Park Apartments, providing 75 affordable housing units serving households that earn 30% and 60% area median income (AMI) in Portage, MI.

Mosaic’s Personal Mission to Combat Food Insecurity

by Natali Archibee, Sustainability Manager, The Mosaic Company
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Food is essential to life and necessary for healthy and secure communities. But around the world, millions of families don’t have enough food (or the right food) to live active and healthy lives. There are over 800 million hungry or food-insecure people in the world, including 41 million — nearly one-in-eight — in the United States.

How General Mills Sustainably Sources Food Ingredients from Around the World

by Kevin O'Donnell, Director of Global Sustainability Sourcing & Operations at General Mills
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To produce enough food to feed an increasingly hungry world, we must take care of the people who are raising the crops as well as the land, water and air needed for them to thrive. As a global food company that relies on ingredients from around the world, we pay careful attention to the impact of agriculture on our environment and the ability of farmers to be successful.

How Saipem Maintains Their Commitment to Positive Impact

by Thomas Schueneman
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In September 2015, all 193 member nations in the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) codifying a pathway to a more sustainable, equitable, and peaceful world by

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