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VIDEO | Tour Mohawk Group's Showroom at NeoCon 2019 with Interior Design

Editor in chief Cindy Allen explores the showroom and science + design behind Relaxing Floors with Mohawk Group at NeoCon
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Live from Mohawk Group’s NeoCon 2019 showroom, company execs share insights into a new collection, called Relaxing Floors, which is designed to help reduce stress by mimicking patterns in nature – a concept known as fractal fluency.

Click here to explore Mohawk Group's new Relaxing Floors collection.

 

Taking On More Without Burning Out: Booz Allen’s Leading Together Series

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The World Health Organization describes burnout as “extreme workplace stress.” According to Harvard Business Review, it has six main causes: workload overload, perceived lack of control, a mismatch between efforts and payoff, lack of a supportive community, lack of recognition and/or fair treatment, and a values mismatch.

Reinventing Banana Production in Ecuador

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As the largest banana exporter in the world, Ecuador outstands in Latin America in the cultivation of a fruit well known by people for its yellow color, its flavor and nutritional quality. In 2018, the country exported 344.8 million boxes weighing 18.14 kilograms each, according to the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE). Due to its importance for local economy, farmers face the challenge of growing enough in a sustainable way. One of the solutions already implemented – and with great success – is the use of biological products to improve productivity, as well as to provide the integrated management of diseases and agrochemicals resistance.

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As the largest banana exporter in the world, Ecuador outstands in Latin America in the cultivation of a fruit well known by people for its yellow color, its flavor and nutritional quality. In 2018, the country exported 344.8 million boxes weighing 18.14 kilograms each, according to the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE). Due to its importance for local economy, farmers face the challenge of growing enough in a sustainable way. One of the solutions already implemented – and with great success – is the use of biological products to improve productivity, as well as to provide the integrated management of diseases and agrochemicals resistance.

Why People Are Consuming No or Less Alcohol

By Nontando Mposo
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The face of celebrations as we know it is changing. More and more people are adopting health-conscious lifestyles and consuming no or less alcohol.

Martini 0.0% Dolce is made to taste like Italian sparkling wine, but with zero alcohol content. With the low/no trend reaching new heights, it caters to those who are looking to moderate their alcohol consumption without compromising on taste, says Mahesh Madhavan, the global chief executive of Bacardi.

VICKS Long Way Home #TouchOfCare

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Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia and Coles to help people experiencing homelessness in Australia.

We, at Vicks, believe that everyone deserves the #TouchOfCare, especially those who have been brought down by life’s hardships. Because a single person who cares can be the support you need to lift yourself up.

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 1: The City Steps Up

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 1 of 5.
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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 1 of 5.

Shared Sense of Urgency With Safe Kids Leads to Inclusion in Congressional Record

by Tim Wertner, SVP, FedEx Express Operations
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Did you know that unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death to children in the United States, and that, around the world, nearly one million children die of injuries each year, with countless others experiencing disabling injuries? Without question, it’s a cause that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency.

It was my great pleasure last week to deliver awards luncheon remarks at the Safe Kids Child Injury Prevention Convention (PrevCon) in Washington, DC. I addressed the importance of having a sense of urgency about one’s work.

HP’s Christoph Schell Dreams in 3D

The president of 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing anticipates a sustainable future and how consumers — and the planet — will benefit from the fourth industrial revolution.
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By Roland Jones

Any parent whose child needs orthodontia knows that there are two kinds of pain that come with the traditional teeth straightening process. There’s the unavoidable pain of moving canines and cuspids, and then there’s the financial pain of paying for it.

Transforming Senior Living Through Wellness

How can we support a growing senior population through wellness-focused living?
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We often see generations shift entire industries, and today’s generation of seniors are no different. Baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are increasingly faced with decisions regarding late-in-life care, for both their elderly parents and themselves. Given this, the need for safe and inviting senior communities has never been higher, and demands and expectations on how and where they want to live this next chapter of their lives is rapidly shifting the market.

Lockheed Martin’s Focus on Employee Safety

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Lockheed Martin employees celebrated National Safety Month in June with informative and interactive “Safety Day” events at facilities across the company. Hosted by Lockheed Martin’s dedicated Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) teams, the events included demonstrations of personal protective equipment, expired-medication collection services and free physical therapy consultations, among other offerings. 

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