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Doctors Question Value of Vitamin Supplements

For years, we’ve been told to take our vitamins. It’s not only been billed as practical sense, it’s been touted as a necessity in an increasingly automated world. But one group of researchers are saying that’s not true – and getting an earful from their peers in the process.

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Why Collaboration is the Foundation of a Sustainable Future

Public-private partnerships are addressing societal challenges. If we want to halt climate change, ensure future access to water, develop technologies to maintain food security and mitigate disease by 2050, we need more collaboration and initiatives that advance broader collective impact.

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Chemical Spill in Tap Water Shuts Down Business in Charleston, West Virginia

Chemical spills can cause more than public health crises, as West Virginia’s capital city has found out. The chemical spill into the Elk River last week has closed schools, stopped commercial flights and converted Charleston’s formerly bustling commercial core to a “ghost town.”

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Urban Transport in India: Moving People Not Cars

By Juzer Rangoonwala In 2010, outdoor air pollution caused 620,000 premature deaths in Indian cities. Urban population in India is estimated to double in the next few decades and at the same time greenhouse gas emissions from urban transport energy use are set to increase seven fold. The need to change this unsustainable trend inspired Madhav Pai … Continued

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Top Articles of 2013

Here were some of your favorite TriplePundit stories of 2013.

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Interview: Shannon Schuyler on PwC’s Best Employee Engagement Program, Project Belize

Meet Project Belize, PwC’s international development leadership program. Since 2008, the firm’s professionals at all levels, from interns to senior partners, travel to Belize City every year to host financial literacy camps, provide scholarships to students, train teachers and principals, and build educational playgrounds.

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Marks & Spencer Invests in Bangladeshi Clean Cookstoves

Environmental initiatives and humanitarian needs often go together, as retail giant Marks and Spencer is proving more and more these days. Its latest project will help curb deforestation, fund jobs and save lives due to poverty and pollution. Oh, and its a nice financial kickoff for the UN’s aspiring carbon offsetting program.

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Enzymes: Unsung Heroes of Sustainability

Enzymes may be the key to designing cleaning products that are truly sustainable – using less water, less energy, and less toxicity.