Hábvita joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to secure decent housing and jobs
New York, May 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Habitacion y vida Hábvita (Hábvita), a Mexico-based housing construction company serving the country’s rural communities, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to helping more than 11,500 families secure decent homes, creating 6,000 new temporary jobs, and expanding the company’s presence to at least 23 Mexican states – all by 2018.
April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.
Lupita López Dearcia Comitán is a farmworker in Sonora, Mexico. She’s forty-four years old, has five children, and just so happens to grow the cucumbers you put in your salad last night. It’s a job she has a lot of pride in. Most people don’t know that cucumbers grow on vines like tomatoes, requiring constant care to ensure that the plant grows in the proper direction. It’s a technique called “training”, and Lupita has the practice down to a science.
Mexico is the 12th largest country in the world, according to worldatlas.com. It is also has one of the highest population rates of overweight adults (69%) in the world*. Overweight and obesity are classified as one type of malnutrition that, when combined with undernutrition (e.g., stunting, vitamin and mineral deficiencies) forms the double burden of malnutrition.
Initiative supports Mexico's aviation sector, environmental and socio-economic goals
March 9, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE:BA], Aeromexico and Mexico's Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) will collaborate with a biojet program supported by Mexico's Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico.
20 Mexican students gain key skills in semester-long pipeline specialization program at the University of Calgary.
Mexican government prepares for natural gas pipeline expansion
The Mexican government has been working to change the paradigm of its energy sector, opening up opportunities for private companies to contribute to the development of the oil and gas industry in the country. This historic step is the cornerstone of ensuring Mexico’s competitiveness in the coming years.
Training young professionals in pipeline construction and management