Lorenzo Creighton doesn’t just lead. He makes history. Creighton has had a major hand in the gaming industry since the early 1990s. He wrote the regulations that launched Iowa’s riverboat gambling industry — the first major gaming sector outside of Nevada and Atlantic City. He was the first African-American to head up a casino-resort on the Las Vegas strip. And today he is at the forefront of the Washington area’s largest single economic development endeavor: the $1.3 billion MGM National Harbor.
Not all the dogs in Susquehanna Service Dogs' program become service dogs. Although every dog starts on the same path, only 50-60% of them become working service dogs. Being a service dog is challenging. A dog must be able to “turn on” and perform tasks, but then “turn off” and relax when they’re not needed. They must be able to handle the stress of working in public. And most of all, they must enjoy service dog work.
Partnership is an amplifier. It multiplies possibilities, stirs creativity, pools talents, and makes us able to accomplish more than any of us ever could on our own. It can also humble us, makes us flex and bend, and can prevent us from narrowing our vision. When it comes to serving vulnerable people, partnership has a deeper level of meaning and impact. Partnership is only as valuable as the direct and indirect influence it has on the lives of people we wish to benefit.
Betsy Neuville and Genevieve Fitzgibbon arrived in New Delhi last week to launch major programmatic initiatives in the inclusion of people with disabilities, particularly developmental disabilities and mental disorders, across India. The first few days of work shed a small light on the experience of being different, and the need to find allies and supporters to walk the journey together.
Over the past two decades, companies have taken a limited view on water stewardship programs by largely focusing their efforts on water use reduction within their manufacturing operations. Impactful corporate water stewardship must focus on operations in water-scarce or stressed locations because water is a shared resource, vital to the local communities that support the company’s operations.
DuPont’s water stewardship journey began over 15 years ago, and there are 6 key lessons we learned along the way.