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Could Cervical Cancer Be the Next Polio?

Innovations in Diagnostics, Treatment, and Monitoring Could Eradicate Cervical Cancer
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Augustina Mejiasamata, a 34-year- old Quechua woman who lives in an Andes mountain village two hours outside of Cusco, Peru, had already waited in line for almost an hour to receive her free Pap smear and breast exam.

“Por qué vino Ud. a la clinica hoy?” Why did you come to the clinic today? I asked.

Take Away Light and You Take Away Opportunity

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The occasional power outage in a developed country can feel like a spontaneous vacation day; an opportunity to disconnect from the constant deluge of digital life. Only in rare circumstances will a power outage last longer than a few hours, and in most cases communities are equipped to respond immediately to the underlying issue.

Our Urban Future is Outside Your Window

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Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development, and much more. But rapid urbanization has outpaced housing development and overwhelmed public services.

Pro Bono for the Global Goals – An Upcoming Twitter Chat with IBM, SAP, Deloitte, and Impact 2030

10/29, 11 ET: Pro Bono Week TWITTER CHAT hosted by PYXERA Global and A Billion+ Change
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When: Thurs, 10/29, 11 a.m. ET
Where: Twitter, #PBW15

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When: Thurs, 10/29, 11 a.m. ET
Where: Twitter, #PBW15

IMPACT 2030 Rallies Global Corporations to Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Through Corporate Volunteer Efforts

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New York, N.Y., October 7, 2015 /3BL Media/– Corporations around the world are banding together with IMPACT 2030 and mobilizing their corporate volunteers to help combat the most critical issues that our world faces, including poverty, inequality and climate change.

The Private Sector Has A Seat At The Table, Now It's Time To Step Up

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By Adva Saldinger @deveximpact 30 September 2015

The momentum has been building for years, and this past week in New York has demonstrated that the era of greater private sector participation in development has arrived.

What’s Next for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals?

John Buckley, BNY Mellon’s global head of CSR, reflects on the adoption of the UN’s sustainable development goals and discusses why rule of law and social finance are critical to their success.
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This past weekend marked an important milestone in tackling the world’s development challenges: the United Nations (UN) General Assembly approved the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals. These 17 goals are the successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and aim to tackle poverty, inequality, climate change and other critical challenges around the globe over the next 15 years.

Mars Supports UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Mars is taking action on 17 initiatives that could transform the world
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At the United Nations, 193 world leaders have committed to 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to end hunger, fight poverty and injustice, and combat climate change.

On this extraordinary day for our planet, Mars is proud to support the Global Goals and we will continue to demonstrate our commitment to achieving them through our operations. 

Global CEOs Sign on to New UN Goals at United Nations Private Sector Forum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and others discuss role of business in achieving sustainable development goals
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NEW YORK, September 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – More than 300 CEOs, Heads of State, UN and civil society leaders today attended the United Nations Private Sector Forum (PSF) to discuss the role of business in implementing the world's 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Addressing the meeting, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reflected on the success of the past 15 years, noting her optimism for the implementation of the SDGs. She called for the world to build on this momentum and continue to work together to achieve these global goals for 2030.

Tri-Sector Leaders Convene for First Ever Global Engagement Forum to Address Global Challenges through Collaboration and Innovation

The Global Engagement Forum showcases partnerships and approaches that can effectively advance the Sustainable Development Goals
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WASHINGTON, September 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Global Engagement Forum, hosted by PYXERA Global on November 10 and 11 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., is one of the first events to address how private sector leaders can take action on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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