Sands ECO360 global sustainability program now aligns its environmental performance targets with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and science-based targets
LAS VEGAS, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sands ECO360, the global corporate sustainability program of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has released its 2016 environmental report. The report marks the company’s first annual measurement against its revised sustainability goals, building upon the success and key learnings of original targets set in 2011 and reported on through 2015.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, our strategic corporate social responsibility initiative, we created a series of compelling videos that drive home the positive difference our technology is making in the lives of people around the world.
Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and employers are challenged with finding the right talent to build their expanding workforce needs. At the same time, thousands of veterans are looking to apply their unique skills as they transition to civilian jobs. At Cisco, we see this as an opportunity to build a bridge between a targeted talent pipeline and our ecosystem of employers and partners.
“In our technology-enabled world, none of us should accept that 330M children are not learning."
The path to a brighter future can be as easy as one, two, three if you: (1) have access to quality education that leads to (2) knowledge and skills that (3) opens doors to greater economic opportunities.
But for 330 million children across the world, learning basic skills, like math, reading and writing, is not happening. That lack of education puts these children at a severe economic and social disadvantage when they become adults—feeding the cycle of poverty.
Teenage students with disabilities have learnt about job opportunities in the diamond industry at a special career guidance exhibition hosted by De Beers Group at its headquarters in South Africa.
The visit by the 14 students from the Elizabeth Conradie School in Kimberley, organised in collaboration with the Department of Education, was the idea of an employee of De Beers Sightholder Sales South Africa (DBSSA), Jabulani Cindi, himself disabled.
A programme to help budding entrepreneurs benefit from a good start in life has been launched at a De Beers Group Zimele business hub in South Africa.
Thirty-six people from the areas around Voorspoed mine have been identified for the programme, run by TrioPlus Development, a specialist mentoring and training company that focuses on small, micro and medium enterprises.
The Entrepreneurial Incubation Programme in Kroonstad, which kicked off with a four-day workshop, was for people with a business idea with a good chance of success.