work toward

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It might be that the unalluring secrecy and reserve of one sister, the all-attractive openness and high spirits of the other, were more or less referable, in each case, to those physical causes which work toward the production of moral results.
Summary: Future bloc leader MP Fouad Siniora urged Lebanon and Cyprus Tuesday to work toward a resolution over the boundaries of Lebanon's Exclusive Economic Zone.
He has still another specific automotive example of how centralization is helpful: the line workers at Toyota, who work toward continuous improvement in their jobs.
A visit in 1987 by Bowen spurred her to volunteer in 1989 and later continue her work toward protecting orangutans as president of SOS.
USF Sarasota-Manatee at MCC Venice offers course work toward a bachelor's degree in general business, elementary education, and interdisciplinary social sciences.
Also, I would work toward more reflective writing, for I felt my journal was more of a daily documentary and list than an insightful recollection of happenings.
The Resource Guide is a compilation of many of the NLC resources available to help cities work toward becoming Inclusive Communities and can be found on NLC's website on the Advisory Council page.
The real problem facing our industry is our overall inability to look and work toward the future.
Without a mandatory compliance deadline, not-for-profit organizations can structure their control assessment activities over more than one fiscal period and work toward a state of certification readiness in a Less compressed time frame than that faced by corporations.
At 41, you still have about 20 years to work toward saving for your retirement.
The grant is not intended to be used to pursue course work toward a degree, for travel funds or for ongoing projects.
Backed by such names as Marks & Spencer, Monoprix, Versace, and Prada, UNEP executive director Klaus Topfer announced a new initiative in June 2003 focused on changing consumer attitudes toward consumption and influencing the $7 trillion global retail industry to work toward sustainability.