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Moving The Needle In Sports: SAP, WTA, And GENYOUth Partner To Make An Impact At The 2014 Sony Open

Moving The Needle In Sports: SAP, WTA, And GENYOUth Partner To Make An Impact At The 2014 Sony Open

SAP, WTA, and GENYOUth work together to improve health and wellness in our schools and communities with the use of technology.
Recycling Lives: Redemption Amid the Rubbish

Recycling Lives: Redemption Amid the Rubbish

Catadores are the heart and soul of ASMARE, an association of hundreds of recycling professionals located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and the reason the organization was created 22 years ago. They are also the reason that I’ve spent nearly...
Turning Trash Into Treasure

Turning Trash Into Treasure

After spending a week working at ASMARE, an association of “catadores” or garbage collectors in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, I have come to truly appreciate the staff’s unrelenting commitment and passion to reduce poverty and homelessness. By providing meaningful employment...
No, Thank You. I Am Working: Brazil’s Hands-On Environmental Solution

No, Thank You. I Am Working: Brazil’s Hands-On Environmental Solution

The third largest city in Brazil, Belo Horizonte (BH), is no different than any other city or town in the world in that it produces tons of trash each day. Unlike other places, BH boasts thousands of “catadores,” who...