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Government Collaboration: Promotion and Protection of Civil Society
The governments of the United States, Australia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Ireland, Japan, Libya, Lithuania, Mexico, Mongolia, the Netherlands, Norway,...more



White House Roundtable Results to Abacus Impact Investing Commitments
Abacus Wealth Partners will provide at least $126 million to impact investments over the next two years, following a White House roundtable on impact investing. The Abacus initiative is one of the...more

Civil Society Groups Appeal to Review of Human Rights
Seven Civil Society Organizations in Zambia have requested for the Zambia's Human Rights Commission, and other Zambia civic organizations to review Zambia's human rights records and castigate the...more

Benefit Corporations Advance Job Quality Advocacy
A benefit corporation is new class of business that devise a space for job quality advocacy in the business community. This "space" is much needed in view of long-term resistance to workplace...more

Civic Engagement in the 21st Century
21st century technology has opened many doors in increasing the level of engagement between citizens and local governments. Cities are now embracing technology to get citizen feedback. Typically,...more

These Amazing 3D Printing Projects Could Change the World
Mashable has highlighted three innovative 3D printing projects which might actually help change the world. These projects include: Protoprint - an ethical 3D printer filament founded in early 2013...more

Senior Volunteer Award Seeks Nominations
Home Instead, Inc. sponsors the "Salute to Senior Service" program that is seeking men and women over the age of 65 who have done philanthropic contributions at least 15 hours a month. Senior...more

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City governments and businesses from all over the world are taking action on fighting climate change. According to the Protecting Our Capital report, majority of cities perceive climate change as...more

 Supplemental Program Offers Services to Women, Infants and Children
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) presents additional and supportive healthful provisions, nutrition education, and recommendations to other health,...more




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