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The Future of Household Energy in Emerging Markets Will Be Safe, Convenient and Online

Internet of Things technology making cooking easier and safer for families and providing businesses and organizations direct insight into clean energy adoption.
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How did you cook your breakfast this morning? If you’re one of the roughly 3 billion people worldwide who live in energy poverty, it was over an open fire or a pile of lit charcoal inside a rudimentary stove. Cooking this way is inefficient, wasting up to 90% of the heat from combustion. It is also dangerous, affecting vision, causing heart and lung disease and ultimately shortened lives. Almost half the world’s population still cooks this way because they need to eat and don’t have other options, but thankfully progress is being made.

College Is the Goal. How Peninsula Bridge Empowers Kids to Get There.

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As a high school senior in California last year, Jose knew his Dad was excited about his college application process – even if he didn’t have much experience with how it all worked.

Musselwhite’s Women in Mining

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At Goldcorp, we strive to foster an open and inclusive workplace environment and strongly support the principle that everyone should have an equal opportunity to participate in our company and achieve their full potential.

Aligning CSR Spending to Improve Workforce Diversity

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Today, women hold only 19% of computing degrees with women of color holding just 4%. Symantec has joined the Reboot Representation Tech Coalition to align existing philanthropic donations with peers and build a more inclusive workforce. Together, we plan to double the number of women of color graduating with computing degrees by 2025.

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Returning to Work with Barclays’ Encore! Programme

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Before joining Barclays, Jo Aitken ran a sports organisation developing ambitious legacy initiatives in east London connected to the 2012 Olympics. In 2015, she took a year out to have a baby. One year turned into three, but Barclays’ Encore! programme – which helps people who have taken a career break to re-enter the workforce – allowed Jo to transition into a dynamic new role, as a Corporate Banking Relationship Director in Technology, Media and Telecoms. She tells us why the programme works.

It’s Time to Close the Gap for Women of Color in Tech

by Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility
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More than ever before, the tech industry is focusing on diversity. As sustainability and impact professionals, we continue to push our leaders to make racial and gender equity the business norm. Companies in our sector have changed recruiting policies, increased training budgets, hired new diversity team members, established goals, and released metrics on progress. 

Recognizing Unconscious Bias

Viewpoints: Jennifer Brown is the founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting
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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jennifer Brown, founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm.

Recognizing Unconscious Bias

Viewpoints: Jennifer Brown is the founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting
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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jennifer Brown, founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm.

Celebrating Wendy’s Family Members Who Go the Extra Mile

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It’s an old adage and while we may not realize it in the moment, actions speak louder than words.

What we do and how we choose to treat people can make a lasting impression on strangers and friends. It’s great when we learn about examples of this type of behavior by Wendy’s employees, and it’s important that we take a minute to appreciate those moments and the people who make them.

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