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Danone Poland: Affordable Milk Porridge for Low-Income Families

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In 2006 Danone Poland launched a breakfast product which has a high nutritional value for children and is affordable for low-income consumers. A milk porridge product based on semolina and milk. Milk Start is enriched with vitamins and minerals. To make the initiative financially sustainable,...

PETSTAR: Adding Value to the Chain of Recycling While Improving the Scavengers’ Working Conditions

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With about 85,000 tons of waste generated every day, Mexico is the 10th largest garbage producer in the world. At the same time, tens of thousands of scavengers, including children, are making a living by collecting saleable items from open-air dumps in very poor, informal conditions.

Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan - Creating Value for All: Community-Based Tourism

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Tourism is a rapidly growing industry throughout the world. It can contribute to poverty alleviation through creating new jobs and providing entrepreneurial opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds, skills and experiences. Community-based tourism - a type of tourism that is owned and...

Shared Value between Nestlé and crops producers

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Nestlé is guided by the principle of creating shared value for shareholders and society in a manner that is integrally linked to its core business strategies and operations. It is called “Creating Shared Value (CSV)”; value created for shareholders, employees, farmers, consumers and the communities...

Virgin Atlantic offers Fairtrade tea and coffee aboard all flights

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In September 2007, following a series of blind tastings of a variety of Fairtrade teas and coffees, Virgin Atlantic announced a switch to offering passengers a variety of Fairtrade products, including organic green and white teas from QI teas, a range of fresh and instant coffees by Costa Coffee...

Eni E&P Division and Shell Italia launched biodiversity project

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Eni E&P Division and Shell Italia E&P established a working group that, in 2003, launched the AgriBioDiversity project, in collaboration with Fauna and Flora International and the World Conservation Union and others, for biodiversity monitoring in the ecologically sensitive area of Val d’Agri,...

Developing hybrid diesel-electric delivery trucks

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In 2000, FedEx Express and Environmental Defense Fund struck an alliance to develop a delivery truck that dramatically decreases emissions while increasing fuel economy. The result was a diesel-electric hybrid, an ideal application for hybrid technology, given the frequent stopping and starting of...

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.

WWF and IKEA Conservation Partnership

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IKEA and WWF began a co-operation in 2002 to jointly promote responsible forestry in priority regions around the world. Together the two organizations have planned and implemented a series of projects in China, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The projects are important...

Coffee Kids partners with private sector to rebuild coffee farmers' community in Indonesia

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In late April 2005, the Aceh Tsunami Relief Fund, established by the NGO Coffee Kids, in partnership with the corporation ForesTrade Inc., began a project to support the reconstruction of local community infrastructure in the coffee-growing Gayo Highland region in Central Aceh, Indonesia.