Photo Journey of the Growing Partnership between the U.S. and India

President Obama’s second visit to India signifies America’s transformational relationship with one of the world’s great civilizations. During the president’s first trip to India in November 2010, the president and first lady Michelle Obama learned about the country’s history, culture and people. On January 26, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Obama as an honored guest at Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

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President Obama Addresses the People of India

Published on Jan 27, 2015 by the White House
On January 27, 2015, President Obama spoke to the people of India on the U.S-India partnership in New Delhi, India.

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Greening of the Bottom Line: Retail

Climate Change Art (Art by State Dept./Doug Thompson)
(Art by State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Business executives are connecting environmental practices to profits, driven in part by consumer desires.

A 2014 study by Nielsen, a survey information firm, reports that a majority of consumers across 60 countries will pay more for products or services from companies committed to social and environmental good.

Companies say recent changes to manufacturing processes and products help the environment and boost their bottom lines.

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Greening of the Bottom Line: Banking

Climate Change Art (Art by State Dept./Doug Thompson)
(Art by State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Business executives are connecting environmental practices to profits, driven in part by consumer desires.

A 2014 study by Nielsen, a survey information firm, reports that a majority of consumers across 60 countries will pay more for products or services from companies committed to social and environmental good.

Companies say recent changes to manufacturing processes and products help the environment and boost their bottom lines.

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Taking Action on Climate Change  — the World Is Joining Us

 Climate Partners Make History Act on Climate Change
This is an excerpt from a March 31 medium.com blog post written by Brian Deese, senior adviser to President Obama.

Taking action on climate change – the world is joining us. Last November, President Obama stood in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping and made history. The leaders of the world’s two largest economies — and two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases — surprised the global community by jointly announcing their plans to combat one of the biggest threats facing the world this century: climate change.

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