Conservation International (CI) applies innovations in science, economics, policy and community participation to protect the Earth's richest regions of plant and animal diversity in the biodiversity hotspots, high-biodiversity wilderness areas and key marine ecosystems. With headquarters in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, CI works in more than 40 countries on four continents.
Puerto Rico's undiscovered southern coast, a 20-acre beautifully landscaped tropical beach resort with a 1/2 mile long, isolated crescent beach, fronts the Caribbean Sea. Copamarina offers the peaceful, relaxed atmosphere desired of an Island resort, where couples and families enjoy open space, warm Caribbean sun, and clear, blue water.
The Costa Rican Tourism Institute is responsible for implementing Costa Rica's national tourism development policies under the National Development Plan, and pursuant to its commitment to sustainable tourism, developed and houses the Certification in Sustainable Tourism (CST) program, which was designed to differentiate tourism sector businesses based on the degree to which they comply with a sustainable model of natural, cultural and social resource management.
Crowdrise is about giving back, raising tons of money for charity and having the most fun in the world while doing it. The Crowdrise community was named a “Top 25 Best Global Philanthropist” by Barron’s. We're trying to keep Crowdrise a secret so please don't tell anyone but know that, as soon as you give, you'll be a part of something really special.
DataDyne.org was formed in 2003 by physician/epidemiologist Joel Selanikio, formerly of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and technologist Rose Donna, formerly of the American Red Cross, to increase the quantity and quality of data available for worldwide public health. DataDyne.org works with mobile information technologies including handheld computers, mobile phones, the Internet, and GPS to break down the barriers to data utilization and create sustainable data flows in developing countries. DataDyne.org's premier product is EpiSurveyor, a free web-based product allowing anyone to collect data on basic cellphones for free (www.episurveyor.org). Considered to be the most widely implemented mHealth project in the world, EpiSurveyor is actively used by ministries of health in more than 15 countries, as well as many other NGOs, researchers, and UN agencies. EpiSurveyor has been adopted by the World Health Organization as a standard for electronic health data collection, and is the winner of numerous awards including the 2009 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability.
The Democracy Coalition Project is a nongovernmental organization that conducts research and advocacy relating to democracy promotion policies at the national, regional and global levels. Begun in June 2001 as an initiative of the Open Society Institute, the Democracy Coalition Project relies on an international network of civil society organizations, scholars, foreign policy experts and politicians committed to democracy promotion as an essential element of international peace and human development.
Destination Ventures is uniquely experienced to perform a variety of travel industry training and consultation functions. Whether it's presenting educational seminars, developing an online learning module, staging a tradeshow, or coaching your sales team on their presentation skills, your educational program will become the travel agents lifeline to effectively selling your product. Headquartered in Bend, Oregon, our specialty is travel agent educational programs, custom crafted for the targeted audience and communication medium of your choosing.
A registered public company responsible for developing policy framework and tourism products in Dominica. Known as "The Nature Island" and located between the French West Indies islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Eastern Caribbean, the independent nation of Dominica (pronounced "dom-in-eek-a") is the largest and most mountainous of the Windward Islands, encompassing an area of nearly 290 square miles. Of volcanic origins with mountains reaching heights of nearly 5,000 feet, rainforests that are considered among the last true oceanic rainforests in the world, more than 365 rivers, waterfalls, boiling lakes and pristine coral reefs, Dominica's natural diversity is truly unique. Dominica is also home to the last remaining settlement of the Indigenous People of the Caribbean - Carib Indians.
Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services. Dow Corning is equally owned by the Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. Established in 1943 specifically to explore and develop the potential of silicones, Dow Corning has grown to become a global leader in silicone-based technology and innovation.
Music for Relief and Causecast have teamed up to expand the program with an innovative, and rewarding new approach to fundraising. Donations received will go directly to nonprofits working to rebuild and transform Haiti, including the UN Foundation. Download To Donate users will help keep the women and children of Haiti safe at night by providing solar-powered lights in the tent camps through UN agency partners.