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2011-10-12 00:30:00

DuPont Commits $2 Million to Global 4-H Network to Develop Future Farmers; Addresses Food Challenges for Growing Population Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 DuPont and National 4-H Council today announced a partnership to strengthen youth development in rural African communities. DuPontâs commitment of up to $2 million over the next two years will allow the global 4-H network to help African youth create sustainable livelihoods and improve household and national food...

2011-10-10 15:00:00

DuPont Recognized as No. 1 in Materials Sector Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine recently unveiled its first-ever Top 10 Best Corporate Citizens rankings by industry category at the COMMIT!Forum in New York City. DuPont was ranked No. 1 in the materials sector. Companies were judged on performance in seven categories: environment, human rights, governance, financial, climate change, employee relations and philanthropy. This is the first year...

2011-10-10 13:00:00

Annual Survey Shows Growing Demand for Environmental Products and Green Job Creation Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 DuPontâs recent 2011 Sustainability Progress Report shows the companyâs environmental footprint continues to shrink. DuPont delivered a 75 percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions and a 6 percent reduction in absolute energy use since 1990, while increasing production 40 percent during that same period*. Increasingly, DuPont is focused...

2011-09-14 18:30:00

Panelists Debate the Question on Protecting the World: How Safe Is Safe? Istanbul (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 With a growing population in a dynamic world, how do we adequately protect people and the world we share in a sustainable way? This was the focus of A Global Collaboratory on Protection, a debate this evening organized by DuPont and moderated by Gavin Esler, regular presenter on the BBC. The increasing complexity of industrialization, demographic and geographic shifts in the global...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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