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I've been enjoying GreenBiz's coverage of Rio+20 this week. In their piece about environmental public-private partnerships, writers Tensie Wheland (Rainforest Alliance) and John Williams (Domtar Corporation) write:
Images of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are almost as synonymous with the city as its famed beachfronts and mountainscapes.
The number of women-owned businesses in the US has increased by 59% since 1997, according to American Express.
Charlotte Oades, global director of Women’s Economic Empowerment for the Coca-Cola Company, appeared recently at a BCLC event to describe how the company’s 5x20 Program helps create women-owned small business
A couple of weeks ago I caught up with Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand and chatted about the latest happenings in the joinFITE campaign.
The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, in partnership with the Center for Women in Business, hosted “The Role of Business in Empowering Women” at the United Nations Headquarters on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012. (Photo Slideshow) A simultaneous tweet chat took place with hundreds of participants watching online and discussing the event using #CSRwomen.
The full event is available for viewing in the videos below.