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The Next Resource Frontier: 5 Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Water Security

by Amy Haddon
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Water is arguably our most precious resource.  It is requisite for the survival of all life on our planet.  It is also finite.  While water is endlessly recyclable through the hydrologic cycle, there’s only so much of the stuff, and only about 1% of it is freshwater that is usable for human consumption.

Lessening Environmental Impact: Intelligent Industrial Plants

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HPE and ABB formed a global partnership which will create sweeping new business opportunities for our shared customers, transforming the way energy and materials are used and dramatically lessening environmental impact. Our joint offering combines ABB’s industry-leading digital offerings, ABB Ability™, with HPE’s innovative Hybrid IT and Intelligent Edge solutions.

Save Our Oceans From Drowning in Plastic

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According to a recent United Nations report, 80 percent of all pollution in the oceans comes from people on land, and over eight million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean each year. This waste annually costs the lives of one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals and causes $8 billion in damage to marine ecosystems.

Hallmark Elevates Employee Engagement Through Mobile Technology

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Employees who are engaged in their work are good for business. That’s the idea behind mobile technology that Hallmark is using at Starlite, a key strategic printer in Asia.

In late 2017, Hallmark partnered with Tesco, a major UK retailer, and Micro-Benefits, a technology company based in Shanghai, China, to begin using Company IQ at Starlite. The Company IQ mobile application facilitates employee engagement surveys, provides interactive training, shares company updates and collects feedback from employees.

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa today released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Domtar Sustainability Goals: Journey to 2020

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Domtar has been a longtime leader in sustainability in the forest products industry because we are committed to incorporating sustainability throughout our supply chain — from forest management and raw material procurement to manufacturing processes and how we work. We’ve made great progress on the Domtar sustainability goals we set for the year 2020.

As Cyber Attacks Diversify, Those Leading the Defense Must As Well

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The National Initiative for Cyber Security Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, aims to increase the number of skilled cyber security professionals in the United States. The organization achieves this through partnerships with government, academia, and the private sector that energize and promote a robust network and ecosystem of cyber security education, training, and workforce development resources.

This article previously appeared in NICE's summer e-newsletter here.

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The National Initiative for Cyber Security Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, aims to increase the number of skilled cyber security professionals in the United States. The organization achieves this through partnerships with government, academia, and the private sector that energize and promote a robust network and ecosystem of cyber security education, training, and workforce development resources.

This article previously appeared in NICE's summer e-newsletter here.

How Mohawk Integrates Innovation with Purpose

Explore new, innovative and sustainable products and tools in the flooring company’s portfolio
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As part of Mohawk’s commitment to continuous innovation, the leading flooring manufacturer is always looking for ways to push the envelope in product design and project solutions.

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby Letter

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In a letter to shareholders, Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights how, as a leading global manufacturer of heavy equipment, we provide the solutions – the engines, locomotives, machines and services – our customers use to build a better world. Caterpillar had an outstanding year in 2017, with achievements in many areas.

How Barclays Is Using Financial Intelligence to Tackle Human Traffickers

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As Head of Barclays’ Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), former police officer Paul Horlick says his job is to “look at the risk of the firm being used to facilitate or launder the proceeds of crime through an intelligence-led lens”. Describing people trafficking and modern slavery as “an absolute priority” for the bank, he tells us how Barclays is partnering with law enforcement and government to tackle the problem.

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