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2010-11-22 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world's toughest problems.

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2010-10-30 08:20:00

Delegates at a UN summit on Saturday reached an agreement to sign an historic global treaty to protect the world’s ecosystems within 10 years.

2010-09-07 16:12:00

The UNEP Finance Initiative launches Issue 2 of the Chief Liquidity Series at World Water Week in Stockholm STOCKHOLM, Sept.

2010-06-24 10:54:00

CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations has invited hosting and IT firm SingleHop to participate in this year's UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2010. Every three years, the U.N.

2010-06-03 17:30:00

Bayer-Sponsored Exhibition Displays 77 Paintings at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh as Part of World Environment Day Activities PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sylvia Gong, an eighth grader at Hopkins Junior High School in Fremont, Calif., received the top North American prize in the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) 19th annual International Children's Painting Competition (ICPC).

2010-06-03 09:35:00

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In recognition of UN World Environment Day, Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced that it will plant two million trees to restore the Atlantic Rainforest in South America, one of the most critically endangered ecosystems in the world.

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2010-05-23 10:00:00

A key UN report on biodiversity will recommend major changes such as company fines to help save the planet’s species and protect the natural world.

2010-05-18 02:00:00

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sportlifestyle Company to Host Cameroon, Ghana and Ivory Coast Football Teams in Paris for Exhibition Game Before World Cup(TM) - PUMA to Host Free Concert Featuring Africa Express Artists PUMA(R) announced today it will host the 'Africa Unity Experience' in Paris from May 28-29 as the brand's kick-off for World Cup(TM).

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2010-05-17 14:53:51

UN experts said on Monday that the world faces the nightmarish possibility of fishless oceans by 2050 without fundamental restructuring of the fishing industry.

2010-04-22 07:30:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a world leader in building materials and glass fiber reinforcements, today announced it has become a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.