Monetus and ArriendoAsegurado were ranked “most investment-ready” by peer entrepreneurs and will each receive grants of USD $50,000 from MetLife Foundation, in an accelerator also supported globally by PayPal, and regionally by Moody’s Corporation
MEXICO CITY, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/— Village Capital announced today that two financial health startups, Monetus and ArriendoAsegurado, were selected by their peers as “most investment-ready” at the conclusion of Finance Forward: Latin America 2019, an accelerator to support financial health startups in Latin America.
Lucas (Luke) Lamond grew up in the forestry business working in the woods with his father, a consulting forester who taught him everything about forest management. Luke is a graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a degree in Forest Operations, Bioproducts and Bioenergy. In 2014 he was awarded the College of Forest Resources’ Dwight B. Demeritt Forestry Award, which is issued to recognize the top students in forest resources and wildlife.
ON Semiconductor’s newest affinity group, the Black Employee Network or B.E.N., launched in July 2019. B.E.N. formed organically by a group of employees in Phoenix, Rochester and Sunnyvale. This group hopes to create an avenue to build relationships with people of similar backgrounds and likeness across the Black community and beyond at ON Semiconductor. We decided to use Black, rather than African American, because of the variation of lineage within the community and as a more inclusive perspective of the collective experiences in the US and across the globe.
By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights, CECP
On the day that Giving in Numbers is released, the CECP team envisions everyone diving into this year’s insights for the first time. Many have read the report for years, are tuned into the nuances of trends, and can quickly spot new topics that pop up in the report. Others find the report for the first time and experience the excitement (and relief) to have credible data sourced from the largest and leading companies to back-up the case they’ve been making for their company to do more and to do better.
Koch Industries Senior Vice President Mark Holden has received the prestigious Margaret Mead Award from the International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) for his efforts to advance criminal justice reform at all levels in the United States.
By Bryan Hope, Director of Customer Intelligence and PRIDE@VMware POD Leader, VMware
I am proud to share that VMware has again earned top marks in the Human Rights Campaign 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been recognized as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ equality. The CEI is the premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
Company partners with celebrity chefs to fight hunger across nation’s capital
WASHINGTON, October 17, 2019/3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and DC Central Kitchen, a nonprofit social enterprise that combats hunger and poverty through job training and job creation, joined together with local culinary experts to bring awareness to the issue of food insecurity across the nation’s capital.
The company will support conservation efforts in Brazil and China, to help offset the paper that goes into the company’s printers.
BY ADELE PETERS
In a threatened stretch of rainforest along the Atlantic coast of Brazil, new restoration work will be funded by a somewhat unlikely partner—the tech manufacturer HP. The company is spending $11 million over the next five years to help the World Wildlife Fund scale up work protecting forests both in Brazil and in China on a total area of land covering roughly 200,000 acres.
by Simon Mainwaring
Brand-fueled movements connect consumers with the causes they care about and move the needle on impact. By bringing together people, purpose and products, brands gain consumer goodwill, earned media and build a better world.
A great example of a brand that’s building a movement is Timberland. The footwear and apparel brand announced it will plant 50 million trees across the globe within the next 5 years, building on the tree planting efforts it has already led since 2001.
Oct. 19 event tests job-related skills; showcases talent, technique
CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Seventy-seven Duke Energy linemen from North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky will compete in the International Lineman's Rodeo on Oct. 19 in Bonner Springs, Kan.
Now in its 35th year, the rodeo attracts the best linemen from around the world. Participants travel from as far away as Australia. More than 320 individual competitors and nearly 250 teams will vie for top honors.
At this vital moment in the global climate crisis, corporate leadership on climate policy is a top priority.
First launched by Americans for the Arts more than 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the National Endowment for the Arts, National Arts and Humanities Month was re-established in 1993 as a month-long celebration in October with the following four goals:
Focused on supplying power with lower emissions, fuel cell research project is the latest in a series of major advances in corporation's innovative "green cruising" strategy
MIAMI, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced its Germany-based brand, AIDA Cruises, has partnered with leaders from the maritime and engineering sectors to pilot the world's first fuel cell system designed to power large passenger vessels. As early as 2021, AIDA Cruises will trial this innovative fuel technology on AIDAnova, becoming the cruise industry's first brand to trial fuel cells on a large cruise ship.
Imagine that you KNOW you can do a job. You KNOW you can contribute – but at every turn you are denied the opportunity to fulfill your potential because other people don’t think you can make the grade.
Wouldn’t you want someone to see the REAL YOU and let your talent and potential shine?
At Melwood, we believe in challenging the soft bigotry of low expectations.
We believe that, with the right support, everyone can achieve their potential.