Golden Agri-Resources debuts on FTSE4Good Index Series

SINGAPORE, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has debuted on the FTSE4Good Index Series. The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. Last year, GAR debuted on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Indices, the first Southeast Asian palm oil company […]

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Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by United Religions Initiative-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the African continent. Nairobi, Kenya, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall […]

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Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gifted Hands Network is an initiative created by Andrew Mukose, a young entrepreneur who wanted to solve two of Uganda’s most pressing problems – breast cancer and employment for the visually impaired. This organisation aims to reduce breast cancer deaths by training blind people to become medically […]

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Harnessing the power of water

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. “In Grade 10 I was exposed to civil engineering. I loved the feeling of being onsite, but became keenly aware […]

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Harnessing the power of water

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. “In Grade 10 I was exposed to civil engineering. I loved the feeling of being onsite, but became keenly aware […]

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