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Tailoring Insurance Products for All Income Levels in Bangladesh

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Pragati Life Insurance is helping minimize healthcare access inequality in Bangladesh by delivering diverse and affordable insurance products to rural and urban low-income earners.

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Pragati Life Insurance is helping minimize healthcare access inequality in Bangladesh by delivering diverse and affordable insurance products to rural and urban low-income earners.

Unique Retail Chain Provides Affordable and Nutritious Food to Low-Income Workers in Bangladesh

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DHAKA, Bangladesh, June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bangladesh-based Direct Fresh Ltd has made a renewed inclusive business commitment to Business Call to Action (BCtA) aiming to provide 1 million low-income factory workers with quality produce and essential goods at lower than market price through a unique base of the pyramid (BoP) retail chain by 2022 and hoping to reach an additional 3 million over the next five years.

Kohler Co. Issues 2019 Global Social Impact Report

Report Demonstrates Notable Accomplishments Across Environment and Social Initiatives
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KOHLER, Wis., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and design of plumbing products, engines and generators, released its 2019 Social Impact Report. The Report highlights initiatives where Kohler can make the biggest impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Key areas of focus are providing equitable access to safe water and sanitation and responsible consumption and production.

Come As You Are

LGBTQ+ employees around the world share personal stories about what it means to bring their whole selves to work at Merck
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It can be as simple as sharing your weekend plans with coworkers, or having a photo of your partner on your desk. When you feel free to be yourself at work, even the seemingly small things can have a big impact on your happiness and wellbeing. 

2019 HP Sustainable Impact Report: Taking Stock of Progress Inspires Accountability and Action

By Ellen Jackowski, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP Inc.
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Today marks my first day as Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP, and the day we release our 18th annual Sustainable Impact Report and inaugural Human Rights Progress Report. At this milestone moment, I find myself thinking a lot about accountability and action.

The IOC Joins Global UN Dialogue, Reiterates Role of Sport in Post-COVID World

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Launched by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, #UN75 is a global dialogue initiative that generates discussions in all spheres of society about the challenges the world is currently facing. Views, concerns and ideas expressed during these sessions will be presented by the UN General Assembly to world leaders at the official commemoration of the UN’s 75th Anniversary in September 2020.

The focus of today’s conversation, named “Multilateralism in the time of Covid-19”, was the impact of COVID-19 on culture, sport and tourism.

Schneider Sustainability Report 2019 - 2020: Development Action for a More Inclusive World

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At Schneider Electric, we believe that access to energy and digital are basic human rights. To date, 840 million people in the world still lack access to electricity1. This figure is down from 1.2 billion in 2010, indicative of significant progress made in the last decade. We must do even more.

Metlife Becomes First U.S.-Based Life Insurer to Join U.N. Global Compact

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NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first U.S.-based life insurer to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. 

Alexion Charitable Foundation Announces First Rare Belonging® Grants

Funding supports efforts by National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORDⓇ) and Global Genes to address needs of the rare disease community arising from COVID-19 pandemic
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BOSTON, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Alexion Charitable Foundation, launched by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) in February 2020, has announced it has awarded a total of $1.1 million in initial grants that align with its Rare Belonging® focus. Rare Belonging seeks to advance emotional well-being and educational opportunities, and provide relief for critical needs, for those living with or affected by a rare disease.

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