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'Ghost Brands' Deliver a Spirited Performance During Pandemic

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Hong Kong’s restaurants haven’t had it easy over the past year with the pandemic battering business and sending customer numbers plunging as people stay at home.

The very notion of opening a new restaurant in such a climate might seem insane – but there is one model of restaurant that has succeeded in the downturn because it involves no rent, no shop front, no dine-in areas, and no waiters. Just food and delivery.

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

Newly Funded MBA Initiative Paves the Way for Women in Challenging Circumstances to Become Female Leaders of the Future

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

UPS Stories | Passion, Purpose and Bow Ties

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Young entrepreneur Treandos is inspired.

Not only does he want to make the world a better and more colorful place via the unquestioned magic of the bow tie, he is also combatting a real and persistent issue in many communities … food insecurity.

For this enterprising kid, it’s where passion meets purpose.

With his drive to help others, he found an ally in UPS. Watch this Wishes Delivered video and see how one kid is making a difference in a grown up world.

UPSers in select cities wore gold bow ties on Nov. 20 as part of #BowTieDay and #WishesDelivered. 

HP LIFE Centers Mexico

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HP, the HP Foundation, and U.N. Women under its Second Chance Education & Vocational Learning Program, with support from BHP Foundation, are providing women in Mexico with access to free digital skills training at HP LIFE Centers in Huixquilucan, Mexico state, and Zapopan and Jocotepec, Jalisco state.

Virtual Event Gathers Industry Experts for Collaboration on Ethics and Sustainability in Gold and Diamond Enterprise, and Honors Anisa Kamadoli Costa With Its Award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry

IAC continues to celebrate the 10th anniversary year of its International Gold Conference in October with the virtual presentation of its award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry, and panels exploring the evolution of responsible practices.
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October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The more one travels in realms of gold and diamonds, the more one is confronted by urgent challenges. Initiatives in Art and Culture’s (IAC) 2020 international gold and diamond virtual series “All That Glitters,” has taken, as points of departure, such challenges faced at all points on the continuum.

Webinar: How Can Governments Attract Private Investment for the Green Energy Transition?

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The world is not on track to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. With 2030 just a decade away, governments are under pressure to speed up the clean energy transition.

The good news is that: a) technologies and capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, and b) the private sector is ready to invest billions of green dollars into decarbonization and clean energy.

3BL Virtual Forum to Explore Business Leadership in the Movement for Racial and Economic Justice

Preview the speakers and content slated for Episode 2 of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead below. Register today. There is no cost to register.
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Corporate voices matter. Financial commitments are important. Then the hard work begins. 

The next episode of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead will focus on one of the most important issues that we as a society must honestly reckon with – racial and economic inequities – and the importance of business leadership at a time when it’s needed most.  

Net Impact Announces Black Professionals Chapter

In September 2020, thirteen founding members, along with two Net Impact Board Advisors introduced the Net Impact Black Professional Chapter.
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October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - While the mission and work of Net Impact have long included a focus on race and equity, on our journey towards anti-racism, Net Impact understands that we can and must continuously improve. In September 2020, thirteen founding members, along with Net Impact Board Advisors, Cecily Joseph, and Randy Strickland introduced the Net Impact Black Professional Chapter (NIBPC).

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