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De Beers Group Diamond Conferences Put Botswana Centre Stage

De Beers Group has hosted a trio of conferences last week in the Botswana capital of Gaborone on sustainability, youth innovation and gender equity
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The three events were all under the umbrella of the ‘impact week’ showcase – three days (Tuesday to Thursday) designed to position Botswana as the centre of gravity for the diamond industry and the benefits it can bring.

A host of high-profile speakers from government, industry and academia as well as fashion, the media and sports addressed the conferences.

The Case for Hiring Veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, BMS colleagues share how their military experience has helped shape their careers
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Editor's note: For Veterans Day, observed every year in the U.S. on November 11, BMS employees are sharing how their military experience has helped prepare them for successful careers and why hiring Veterans makes good business sense.

Curtis McDonald, Yeoman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy
It’s not uncommon to ask your co-workers about their career paths and learn that they may have worked previously in a similar role at another company or perhaps spent time in a different industry.

Creating Careers for Veterans: A Blueprint

By Lynn Good, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Duke Energy Corporation
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Integrity, initiative, judgment, courage and enthusiasm – these are traits businesses across America seek in job candidates. They also happen to be qualities servicemen and servicewomen develop in the military.

Barclays Accelerator: 0 to 100 in Three Years

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As Barclays’ global fintech programme, the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, celebrates the graduation of its 100th company, we talk to three Barclays leaders about partnering with the disruptors – and helping define the future of finance.

Bringing Education to Rural India Through Technology

by Julie Clugage, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Team4Tech
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In September, 8 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) employee volunteers traveled to Pune, India, as part of the HPE Leadership Through Service program. Their mission: to enhance a digital platform that will improve provide educational opportunities to 6 million underprivileged children.

Republic Services Opens its Newest & Most Advanced Hauling Facility in North Texas

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LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various employee amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.

LIXIL Americas CEO Steven Delarge Urges Support for Skilled Trade Careers at White House Meeting

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ ― Calling for increased support for apprenticeship programs in the building and construction industry, LIXIL Americas President and CEO Steven Delarge met with key federal officials on September 14, 2017 at the White House.
 

Newmont Mine Expansion Supports Job Creation and Growth in Australia

Recently completed project will increase profitable gold production and extend mine life
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Profitably and responsibly extending our existing operations is one of the ways Newmont creates value and improves lives through sustainable and responsible mining.

In August, we announced that commercial production had begun – safely, on schedule and within budget – at our Tanami Expansion Project in Australia’s Northern Territory. The $120 million capital investment is expected to increase annual gold production at the mine by 80,000 ounces per year, lower all-in sustaining costs and extend mine life by three years.

Barclays | Changing Lives: Honoring Smart Works Charity

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Samantha Cameron was a guest of honour at a recent event hosted by the Barclays Win Gender Network in honour of the charity Smart Works. The wife of the former Prime Minister describes her experiences volunteering for the “brilliant” organisation – while a recipient tells how it changed her life for the better.

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Samantha Cameron was a guest of honour at a recent event hosted by the Barclays Win Gender Network in honour of the charity Smart Works. The wife of the former Prime Minister describes her experiences volunteering for the “brilliant” organisation – while a recipient tells how it changed her life for the better.

Cultivate Confidence: Joyce Roche, Girls, Inc.

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At our recent #CultivateConfidence panel Joyce Roché, former President and CEO of Girls Inc. agreed that men's support is vital to helping women rise up in the workplace. Joyce is also the co-author of “The Empress Has No Clothes: Conquering Self-Doubt to Embrace Success.”

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