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Statement from GRI on the Passing of Ernst Ligteringen

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It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ernst Ligteringen in London, UK, this week. Ernst joined GRI in 2002, and transitioned it from a project that was started under CERES, in Boston, US,  into an independent international organization with a solid independent governance structure and system.

Recognition of the Fair Trade Certified™ Seal Hits an All-Time High

Fair Trade USA and the Natural Marketing Institute release new data on consumer awareness of Fair Trade; driven by growing demand for and availability of ethical products
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OAKLAND, Calif., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), an international consulting and research firm specializing in health and sustainability, today release new data indicating that sixty-seven percent of consumers now recognize the Fair Trade Certified™ seal, an eight-percent increase over 2015.

Keep America Beautiful Volunteer Spotlight: Rick and Sharon Hendry

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Rick Hendry of Brunswick, Georgia, claims, “Everyone has interest and a passion. No matter what your physical abilities are no matter how little time you have ... you can do something in line with your passion.” For Rick and his wife Sharon, their passions are recycling and community service.

Bringing Purpose to Life Through “Feet on the Street”: How KeyBank Creates a Culture of Community Involvement

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This Q&A with Margot Copeland, Chair and CEO of KeyBank Foundation, and Yvonne Siu Turner of Points of Light, examines key trends of The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation every year.

Subaru Gives Back With Share the Love

A cornerstone of the Subaru mission is supporting causes that are important to it as a company, its retailers and customers.
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That value is rarely more visible than during the annual Subaru Share the Love Event.1 Throughout the 2016 Subaru Share the Love Event, Subaru donates $250 for each new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer’s choice of one of four national or participating retailers’ local charities. Since the Share the Love Event began, Subaru has donated nearly $70 million to a wide variety of national and local causes.

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National Engineers Week 2017: Enabling the Evolution of Smart Cities and Smart Utilities

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For centuries, engineers have played a foundational role in the design and deployment of the vital infrastructure systems that drive our cities and communities. But today, the work of these critical problem solvers is more important than ever. As we celebrate 2017 National Engineers Week, we recognize engineers not only for their past contributions, but for their future work in enabling our cities and communities to act on the promise of a smarter, safer and more sustainable way of life.

The Power of Engagement: New FCA US Supplier Diversity Initiative Strengthens Ties with Minority Business Associations

‘Inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum’ launches program by hosting the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce during Black History Month
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC supplier diversity kicks off 2017 with a new initiative aimed at connecting its purchasing organization with minority, women and veteran business associations by providing customized training, learning and development, and networking opportunities.
 

Tetra Tech Supports Premiere of New Film—Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Helping spark an interest in engineering and promoting STEM education in Colorado and around the world
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On February 17, 2017, Dream Big: Engineering Our World, a new film that shows the far-reaching impacts of engineering, will premiere around the world. As part of a larger movement to address the call for increased Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) involvement from children from diverse backgrounds, this movie aims to bring engineering to the forefront of our culture.

#NowOrNeverglades Movement Gains Momentum

Here’s How You Can Help - By: Phil Monahan
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Although most of the algae is gone and the St. Lucie River is running clear again, the growing movement to fix the hydrology of South Florida and send more water to the Everglades continues apace.

Arrow Electronics Named Again to FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies List

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FORTUNE today named Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the 17th consecutive year. Once again, Arrow placed first in the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.

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