WORLD VIEW: SAVE THE TREES

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation & Greenpeace Collaborate to Protect Forests August 5,2014 marks the fifth anniversary of a milestone agreement between Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) and Greenpeace, which established a framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide. Over the years, the relationship helped accomplish key objectives for both organizations by increasing the use of [...]

WORLD VIEW: SUSTAINABLE NIKE

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NIKE & DYECOO – UNCOMPROMISED SUSTAINABILITY Apparel powerhouse Nike recently  unveiled the ColorDry polo -the first consumer product available using clean ColorDry technology, the water free dyeing process developed by DyeCoo. Instead of using water, DyeCoo’s technology uses recycled CO₂, saving up to 30 litres of clean water per dyed T-shirt. The technology not only provides [...]

JUSTICE FOR JADA

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE

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EDUCATING BOYS & MEN OF COLOR Through Relationship and Culture By Teryl Warren Just days after yet another tragic school shooting, this time in Seattle, WA, I sat down with Ron Walker, Executive Director of COSEBOC – The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color. We briefly discussed the school shooting and I shared with [...]

FINANCIAL E.S.P.

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FINANCIAL E.S.P. By Charles White Webster’s dictionary defines Extra Sensory Perception (ESP) as the ability to know things (such as what another person is thinking or  what will happen in the future) that cannot be known by normal use of  the senses.  This is a good definition for someone who is trying to perceive the [...]

WORLD VIEW: END SEXUAL VIOLENCE

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CAMPAIGN TO STOP RAPE LAUNCHES PHOTO EXHIBIT AT GLOBAL SUMMIT The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict today launched the multimedia exhibit Beauty in the Middle: Women of Speak Out at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. A few hours before the launch, British Foreign Affairs Minister William Hague and [...]

GLOBAL GREEN’S MILLENNIUM AWARDS

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Global Green USA’s 2014 Millennium Awards Honors NRG Energy’s David Crane and U.S. Green Building Council’s Rick Fedrizzi Global Green USA (www.globalgreen.org/millennium) recognized the tremendous advancements made in industry, building, media and public policy that move the world toward a sustainable and secure future at its annual Millennium Awards that took place on Saturday, June 7th at the [...]

PRESIDENT CLINTON’S HAPPY HEART

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Happy Hearts Fund (HHF), a non-profit founded in 2006 by Petra Nemcova, which rebuilds resilient schools in areas that have been impacted by natural disasters, will pay tribute to the 10 year anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami with an evening of honors on Thursday, June 19 at Cipriani, NYC, along with title sponsor Chopard. Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) [...]

EXCEPTIONAL MINDS

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Exceptional Minds Receives $7,500 Grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences   Exceptional Minds digital arts vocational school received a $7,500 grant this week from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in support of its summer workshops for youth with autism. Exceptional Minds, the first and only digital arts academy now [...]

Your Financial Health

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Improving Your Financial Health by Charles White When people are in pain or experiencing symptoms of feeling sick, most of us will seek out medical attention – usually be in the form of medical practitioner. Have you ever noticed that when you go in for treatment, the first thing they will ask you is, “When [...]