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Toyota Celebrates Latino Business Success at 2013 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference

No. 1 Brand Among Hispanic Consumers Gives Away RAV4 to Deserving Contest Winner
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NEW ORLEANS, July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ –Toyota built on its long-term commitment to the U.S. Hispanic community at the 2013 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference in New Orleans this past weekend by celebrating Latina entrepreneurs and giving away a 2014 RAV4 to a deserving attendee.

As the No. 1 car brand among Hispanics, Toyota sponsored the gathering for the 14th year, reinforcing its commitment to education, empowerment and giving back to the communities in which it operates.

Lessons from Rana Plaza: Shocked, But Not Surprised

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When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change. In this blog, Cramer highlights major changes that the apparel industry and Bangladeshi government--among others--must make to ensure that tragedy does not happen again. For more, visit http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/lessons-from-rana-plaza-shocked-but-not-surprised.

 

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When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change. In this blog, Cramer highlights major changes that the apparel industry and Bangladeshi government--among others--must make to ensure that tragedy does not happen again. For more, visit http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/lessons-from-rana-plaza-shocked-but-not-surprised.

 

Bhakti Chai Founder Puts Investing in Women First

Mother's Day blog by Brook Eddy, Founder of Bhakti Chai
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This guest blog post comes to us from Brook Eddy, founder of Bhakti Chai. Brook travelled to India to discover how Fair Trade empowers women and their families. Read on to learn more about how your Fair Trade purchase can impact the lives of women around Mothers Day.

Usher's New Look and Accenture Join Forces to Create the Next Generation of Global Leaders Through iLEAD

Partnership Will Deliver Skills Training to 50,000 Students Through A New Digital Platform
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NEW YORKDecember 12, 2012 /3BL Media/  – Usher's New Look, a non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, today announced their partnership with Accenture to help New Look reach its goal of training and certifying 50,000 youth as global leaders. The effort reflects Accenture's Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative. 

'RAGS' Gender Discrimination Trainings Continue in India

Classroom trainings focus on how to address gender discrimination in the India ready-made garment industry
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In India, SAI's RAGS Project continues to roll out its training on "Management Systems to Address Gender Discrimination." On October 29 and 31 in Bangalore, and November 2, 3, 5 in Tirupur, SAI's India Project Director Rishi Sher Singh carried out additional trainings on how to address gender discrimination in the Indian ready-made garment industry.

BSR 20th Anniversary Report, Conference Outline Building Blocks to Accelerate Sustainability Progress

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SAN FRANCISO, October 23, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s 20th anniversary Report—launched today to coincide with the opening of the BSR Conference 2012—shares a vision of the change needed to accelerate progress on sustainable business. In “BSR at 20: Accelerating Progress,” BSR assesses how far the world has come in solving sustainability challenges, and what we need to do now to fast-forward progress. 

Intel Strives to Educate and Empower Girls Around the World

Intel Advances Commitment through Diverse Partnerships, Including 10x10 Film and Social Action Campaign
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the United Nations' first International Day of the Girl today, Intel Corporation is expanding its global commitment to furthering education for girls and women by announcing multiple strategic partnerships and programs. Millions of girls around the world have limited or no access to education. Intel believes that broader access to education for girls and women will significantly catalyze social progress and help drive worldwide economic growth.

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Empowers Young Girls to Become Smart Investors

ING Money Makers See Their Investment Pay Off
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The ING Money Makers, the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge team in Alameda, Calif., celebrated their successful money management skills during a Girls Inc. annual event Friday, July 27, where they received a “big check” from the ING Foundation. The team received $15,500, the gains from the initial $50,000 virtual portfolio that the girls participating in the program managed during the past three years.

BlogHer 2012: Social Media for Social Good

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We’re back from BlogHer 2012 in New York City, and what an amazing experience we had!

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