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Standards and guidelines development

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Profiles of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) practices of Philippine mining firms

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The increased awareness of environmental impacts, the socio-economic implications of mining and a downturn in productivity, have highlighted the need for mining companies to adjust their business management process.

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Bus & vocational training equipment needed in Eastern Cape South Africa

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Cookhouse is located in in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and has a population of 10,000 people. Cookhouse is a town with the highest number of HIV / AIDS infections, vulnerable children, orphanages, etc. Currently, there is only one clinic serving the entire community and surrounding farms...

In: Resources

UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)

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GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)

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Creating Shared Value: It's the Future

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FSG illuminates the potential of "shared value" in this short motion graphic.

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Environmental Defense and DuPont develop a framework for responsible nanotechnology

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Environmental Defense, an environmental advocacy organization, and DuPont, a science-based products and services company, have developed a comprehensive, practical, and flexible Framework for evaluating and addressing the potential risks of nanoscale materials.

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Diageo publishes sustainable packaging guidelines

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Diageo has published its first "Sustainable Packaging Guidelines". The Guidelines represent the company's global policy on ensuring that packaging is increasingly sustainable and reflect Diageo’s commitment to a holistic approach to reducing the company's overall impact on the environment across...

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Dupont helps to develop a Framework for Responsible Nanotechnology

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Gwen Ruta, the Environmental Defense Fund's Director of Corporate Partnerships, speaks about the Nano Risk Framework published by the Fund in partnership with Dupont.

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Developing hybrid diesel-electric delivery trucks

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This video shows how the American Environmental Defense Fund and FedEx Express collaborated in a project to develop hybrid diesel-electric technology in an attempt to decrease pollution and increase fuel efficiency.

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Better Factories Cambodia partnership creates industry standards

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Many women in Cambodia risk losing their jobs when they become pregnant. But most textile factories monitored by the ILO's Better Factories Cambodia programme now offer maternity protection to their employees.

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Using mobile technology to empower rural communities in India by tracking livelihood entitlements

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The poor have suffered as they have little knowledge of their rights and entitlements and lack the collective strength to raise their voices. The outreach of the social protection schemes are quite limited due to lack of correct information, optimum community ignorance, lack of accountability of...