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Our Commitment to Patients and Beyond: Amgen 2018 Responsibility Highlights Report

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June 12, 2019 — Amgen is committed to serving patients with innovative medicines to treat serious diseases. In pursuit of this core mission, we have grown over time from a company with a handful of medicines treating hundreds of thousands of patients largely in the U.S. to a company with 20 medicines treating millions of patients in approximately 100 countries around the world.

Learning and Evolving in Cyber With Booz Allen’s Jackie Mady

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“Over the past four years, I’ve discovered that cybersecurity isn’t just a buzzword or Hollywood field. There is so much potential in this industry to make an impact on a daily basis.”  

Jackie Mady started out her career as a communications coordinator in the energy industry. Today, she’s an associate in Booz Allen’s Strategic Innovation Group supporting a range of cybersecurity functions: training, requirements analysis and design, help desk, software testing, project scheduling, and technical documentation. 

Bias in the Machine: How AI Fails Us and How We Can Fix It

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

Interview With Megan Hanrahan, Structural Engineer

Using structural engineering expertise to design sustainable infrastructure for California
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Megan Hanrahan is a design engineer at Tetra Tech, specializing in structural engineering. She has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of California, Irvine, and a master’s degree in Structural Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles. She passed the national PE exam and is currently in the application process for the California survey and seismic exams. We spoke with Megan as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

LA Galaxy to Host Sixth Annual Pride Night

LA Galaxy will partner with Los Angeles LGBT Center for Pride Night, one of the longest-running Pride Nights in professional sports
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AEG’s LA Galaxy will host their sixth annual Pride Night, one of the longest-running Pride Nights in professional sports, on Sunday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. PT when the club hosts New England Revolution at Dignity Health Sports Park in a match presented by Spectrum SportsNet. The Galaxy will partner with the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the world’s largest LGBT organization, as part of its 50th anniversary celebration.

How a New Generation of Activists Is Changing the World

Around the globe, young people are tapping into the power of technology to make their voices heard. By Jessica Misener
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They organize international strikes for climate change awareness, launch rallies that draw thousands to protest gun violence and speak up as powerful voices for their communities, from Syrian refugees to LGBTQ youth. These campaigners are on the front lines around the world passionately fighting against racism, sexism and authoritarian political regimes. Yet, some of today’s most fervent social activists aren’t even old enough to drive or vote in their home countries.

Smithfield Foods Awarded “Best for Vets” 2019 Employer Ranking

National Publication Recognizes Smithfield For Its Commitment to Providing Veterans with Job Opportunities
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 31, 2019 — Smithfield Foods, Inc., a global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, announced today its recognition by Military Times in the publication’s Best for Vets Employers 2019 rankings. The rankings, awarded during National Military Month, recognize companies for their efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans, and military families.

Young Leaders Recognized for Shaping Sustainable Business

GreenBiz names 2019 class of 30 early-career professionals changing the way business is done across industries
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OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group has announced the 2019 “GreenBiz 30 Under 30”, the fourth annual list of emerging leaders across sectors and countries who are shaping the next generation of sustainable business.

Vodafone Group Plc Sustainable Business Report 2019

Vodafone Group Plc has published its Sustainable Business Report 2019
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June 6, 2019 - Vodafone’s sustainable business strategy is embedded within and helps to drive its purpose – to connect for a better future – and is accompanied by a commitment to act responsibly and with integrity wherever it operates.

Through its business, Vodafone aims to help build a digital society that enhances socio-economic progress, embraces everyone and does not come at the cost of our planet. That is why it has committed to improve one billion lives and halve its environmental impact by 2025.

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist Joins DTE and Consumers Energy as Companies Announce $15 Billion Commitment to Grow Michigan Businesses

DTE and Consumers Energy to spend $15 billion with Michigan companies through Pure Michigan Business Connect over the next five years
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MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, DTE and Consumers Energy today announced a $15 billion commitment to spend with Michigan-based companies over the next five years through Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative.

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