Archive - June 2018

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Today is the World Refugee Day
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We have chosen as a “Best For the World” 2018 honoree!
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Today is the World Prostate Cancer Day
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Ticketmaster raises €30,000 for social causes!
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Football as a social inclusion tool in Chad

Today is the World Refugee Day

Did you know that…

  • Every two seconds, one person is forced to leave home. 
  • 51% of refugees are children.
  • Violence and hungry have increased the number of refugees in 2017, reaching 68,5 million.

UNCHRToday is the World Refugee Day and we can’t lose the occasion to show, one more year, our commitment with more than 68 million people who have been forced to flee their homes in order to save their lives.

This is the fifth consecutive year that the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) registers an increase in the displaced population.

Among the list of the main countries experiencing the greatest flees, Syria leads the list, with 6, 3 million refugees, 14% more than in 216.

In its annual Global Trends Report, released today, UNHCR reveals this numbers ahead of World Refugee Day.

 

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We have chosen as a “Best For the World” 2018 honoree!

Worldcoo has been recognized as one of the “Best Companies For The World” for the third consecutive year.  

B_BCorp_logo_POSAs you know, every year  B Lab Corporation recognizes those companies that are part of B Corporation movement and have achieved a higher score following the evaluation carried out by the same organization.

Among the 2,400 companies that are part of the B Corp community at an international level, Worldcoo has stood out as one of the companies that generates the greatest positive impact on society, employees, the community and the environment.

Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab, says that “with the rise of anger at a system that feels rigged, people are hungry for companies like Worldcoo, who are changing the system by building businesses that seek to create the greatest positive impact”.

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B Corporation is a global movement that joins companies that are re-defining the sense of business success. This is, companies that combine economic benefits with the generation of social and environmental benefits, with a strong commitment to transparency and corporate responsibility. Today there are more than 2,400 Certified B Corporations across more than 150 industries and 50 countries, unified by one common goal: to redefine success in business.

The complete list of award-winning companies can be found at: bthechange.com/bestfortheworld.

 

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Today is the World Prostate Cancer Day

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Coinciding with the World Day of Prostate Cancer, which is celebrated today June 11, this month of June, Ticketmaster clients can collaborate with the fight against prostate cancer when they buy their tickets.

It is the 2nd most common type of cancer among men; During the past year, more than 30,000 new cases were diagnosed.

logo_aeccThe Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer develops several projects to alleviate the impacts of this disease with support, accompaniment and prevention. At the same time, it carries out different research projects with the aim of reducing incidence and mortality.

drOne of the research projects carried out with the aim of reducing the incidence and mortality of people with this type of cancer is the one leaded by Dr. Anna María Margalef, from the Institut d’investigació de l’Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron (VHIR).

Now, Ticketmaster customers have the opportunity to collaborate with them by donating a solidary euro when buying their tickets. Through all the donations collected, the AECC may continue the study carried out.

All donations made this June can be followed live HERE.

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Ticketmaster raises €30,000 for social causes!

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As you know, since last October, Ticketmaster offers their customers the chance to collaborate with social causes though our charity widget.

logo_ticketmasterEach month, Ticketmaster has supported a different cause and its customers have had the opportunity to add € 1 (or more) to their purchase and show their social commitment. The response of the initiative has been so good that today they have already raised more than € 30,000!

This amount has been allocated to 8 social entities so that they carry out their social projects: Ayuda en Acción, Oxfam Intermón, Fundación Theodora, RAIS, Fundación Unoentrecienmil, Fundación Vicente Ferrer, Unicef ​​and Voces.

Thanks to this, Ticketmaster customers have collaborated with medical research to cure leukemia, help the homeless or promote the labor insertion of women in India, among others.

Celia Carrillo, Chief Marketing Officer of Ticketmaster Spain, emphasizes that “for Ticketmaster, collaborating with Worldcoo is a priority because it allows us to respond to a social demand from our own clients. Now, they can contribute quickly and effectively with different causes of solidarity in their purchasing processes. “

For his part, Sergi Figueres, CEO of Worldcoo, adds that “through the union with Ticketmaster, we have detected that the world of entertainment and culture has an important component of solidarity. Since we started our collaboration with Ticketmaster, donors have increased every month and the response from all of them has been more than positive. “

This month of June, coinciding with World Prostate Cancer Day – June 11 – Ticketmaster supports medical research of this type of disease with the Spanish Association Against Cancer. Until December, clients will have the opportunity to make their micro-contribution to fight against gender-based violence, child poverty or AIDS, among others.

All donations made by Ticketmaster users can be followed in real time through the web https://ticketmaster.worldcoo.com/

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Football as a social inclusion tool in Chad

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logoThe customers of PcComponentes have funded their last challenge. Thanks of that, 45 children who have or have had parents with cancer, will participate in children’s camps organized by the Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC). If you want, you can remember the project HERE.

Now, together with Ramón Grosso Foundation, they start a new project with the pursue of promote education in Chad through sport practice.

logo_ramongrossoIn Chad, 87% of rural population lives below the poverty line. In Trouka (town located 20 km from the capital, D’Jamena), the  Ramon Grosso Foundation school provides education to more than 1,300 children; a key aspect to improve life conditions in the town. 125 of them take part of a football school where there are educated and motivated to continue studying through the values that characterize sport.

It is a task that is not always easy; because of the high temperatures, the soccer field is not well conditioned and the need to get them adequate material and footwear to play, is essential.

Thanks to the charitable euros donated by the customers of PcComponentes, 120 boys and girls from Trouka (Chad) will receive school and sports equipment and will thus help to promote their school motivation.

 

You can check the current fundraising campaign status HERE.

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