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The Role of Business in Society: An Agenda for Action

The Conference Board, Harvard University CSR Initiative and the International Business Leaders Forum have made a joint commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative to organise a series of Leadership Dialogues to gather good practice, increase understanding and promote further action on the business contribution to international development.

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Loss of habitats and local species extinctions

Unfortunately, loss of plant and animal habitat leads to local species extinctions and a loss of diversity from ecosystems. Fortunately, not all of the extinctions occur at once. Conservation actions may still be able to save threatened species, according to William Newmark, a vertebrate zoologist at the Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah.

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Researchers unveil new data and diagnostic tool at the world's largest Alzheimer's forum

Two studies involving University of Waterloo researchers presented this week at the 2016 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Toronto highlight a new diagnostic tool that can identify Alzheimer’s disease long before the onset of symptoms as well as the increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in Ontario.

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OUT OF POVERTY: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail

Until now, the social enterprise bookshelf contained mostly two types of books—studies of what works, and studies of what’s broken.

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Student Loan Relief, Higher Ed Benefits for the Military

Federal programs help military service members pay for college, especially during active duty.

Source: Student Loan Relief, Higher Ed Benefits for the Military | Student Loan Ranger | US News

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