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Ukraine Aid in Action

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As of June 2022, FedEx has donated more than $2.3 million in humanitarian aid for Ukrainians affected by Russia’s invasion.

EU to Ban Russian Oil and Gas Imports Ahead of 2030

By Harco Leertouwer
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The European Commission is setting the wheels in motion to ensure Europe is independent of Russian fossil fuels, starting with gas, well ahead of 2030 in light of the military attacks in Ukraine.

The EU has proposed an outline of its new plan which unveils the various measures required to respond to rising energy prices in Europe and to replenish gas stocks for next winter.

Investing in Water Stewardship

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by Thomas Schumann of Thomas Schumann Capital and Willem Buiter of Columbia University

To Achieve Energy and Economic Security, We Must Accelerate the Transition to a Clean Energy Future

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By Anne Kelly, Vice President, Government Relations

“A time of crisis is not just a time of anxiety and worry. It gives a chance, an opportunity to choose well or to choose badly.” — Desmond Tutu

UPS Announces New Environmental Commitment Supporting Underserved Communities Globally

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ATLANTA, Ga. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The growing urgency of supporting environmental and social justice efforts around the world has fueled a new commitment by UPS to plant more than 50 million trees by 2030, in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals period (2015-2030).

Happy International School Meals Day

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The challenge
In Russia, the milk and dairy products consumption level is decreasing. In 1989, the milk consumption level was 396 kg/capita/year. By 2016 it had decreased to 236 kg. Many children do not get the nutrition that they need. Calcium consumption is only half of the reference intake.  Funding for school feeding is also challenge and, in many cases, parents have to pay for school meals. 

CECP's Global Exchange Welcomes Three New Organizations

The Conference Board of Canada, Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey, and Donors Forum, Russia join CECP’s Global Exchange
Press Release

CECP’s Global Exchange continues to unite country-based, mission-driven corporate engagement organizations to advance business as a force for good around the world with the addition of three new nonprofits to the group, representing Canada, Turkey, and Russia. At 16 organizations strong, the Global Exchange collectively represents 54% of the world’s population and 67% of the world’s GDP.
 

13 Stunning Trees Around the World

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Nature is full of wonder and beauty.  The more time you spend outdoors, the greater your appreciation is for the natural world. Trees are some of the most fascinating natural phenomena, and these rare trees around the world prove it. How many of these trees do you recognize?

Lacebark Pine

Pinus bungeana

This conifer grows naturally in central and northern China. It has exfoliating bark that peels back to reveal a patchwork of colors including white, olive, light purple and silver.

Banyan Tree

Did You Know First-Year Students Can Also Be Amgen Scholars? Meet Yulia Kostina

"Although the Amgen Scholars Program was advertised as a program for undergraduates, I never thought it would be possible for first-year students to get in."
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Yulia Kostina

Moscow, Russia

Host University: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Home University: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Amgen Scholar Year: 2017

Major: Biology

Expected Graduation: 2019

Journey to Science

What’s the larger significance of your Amgen Scholars research? What’s your ultimate career goal?

PYXERA Global to Speak at First Ever Russia Pro Bono Summit Hosted in Moscow, Defining the Roadmap of Pro Bono in Russia

Daniel Elliott, Key Client Manager at PYXERA Global, to Discuss Innovative Approaches to Global Pro Bono at the Russia Pro Bono Summit in Moscow
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Experts and companies looking to explore the field of Global Pro Bono are convening in Moscow to discuss the road map for Global Pro Bono (GPB) in Russia. This will be the first Pro Bono Summit in Russia, as Russian companies develop a growing interest in the field of GPB.  Hosted by Deloitte and Taproot Foundation, Daniel Elliott, a Key Client Manager from PYXERA Global, will speak on a few highlights from the breadth of PYXERA Global’s global pro bono practice. 

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