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A ‘Powerful’ Regeneration of the Battersea Power Station

by Daniel Rosen
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The Battersea Power Station, one of London’s iconic “superstations” and the largest brick building in Europe, was, at its peak, a structure hailed for its distinct design and its ability to provide enough energy to power a resurgent London over the course of five decades.

LifeSkills Powered by Barclays: Tinie Tempah Offers ‘Work Experience of a Lifetime

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Tinie Tempah has teamed up with Barclays for the ‘work experience of a lifetime’ campaign – giving ambitious young people the chance to break into dream careers in sports and entertainment.

The award-winning rapper helped launch the 2016 campaign at the studios of Disturbing London – the music and fashion label he established 10 years ago – offering one person the opportunity to gain behind-the-scenes experience at his creative hub.

EVA LONGORIA ANNOUNCED AS JUDGE OF THE VENTURE COMPETITION

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Paris, May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- World-renowned actress, businesswoman and philanthropist, Eva Longoria, joins the The Venture - Chivas Regal’s search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world - panel of judges, which includes Alexandre Ricard, Joe Huff (Founder of LSTN Sound Co.) and Sonal Shah (founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation).

UN Global Compact and Volans Announce Strategic Partnership on Breakthrough Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

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New York, May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, the UN Global Compact and Volans announced a partnership to develop the Breakthrough Innovation Platform to drive radical new business models to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by connecting traditional companies with innovators and entrepreneurs.

The 5th GRI Global Conference - 10 Years in the making

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Empowering Sustainable Decisions is more than a motto, it represents the future of sustainability reporting and corporate disclosure. GRI’s Chief Executive Michael Meehan and Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg talk about the evolution of GRI Global Conferences and set the stage for the upcoming 5th Global Conference 18 – 20 May, in Amsterdam. www.griconference.org

Youth-inspired Englewood Community Garden to Teach Life Skills, Provide Safe Haven

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – More than 40 volunteers recently came together to transform a vacant Englewood lot into an outdoor classroom that will teach at-risk youth to plant, grow and harvest fresh produce – and give them a safe place to gather in an often dangerous neighborhood.

CBS Launches “Volunteering With the Stars” Initiative as Part of New “Viewers to Volunteers” App

Jeff Probst of “Survivor”, Phil Keoghan of “The Amazing Race” and “Entertainment Tonight” Hosts Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell Among Inaugural Group of CBS Talent to Participate New “Viewers To Volunteers” (V2V) App Allows Viewers to Connect with Stars
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Jeff Probst of “Survivor”, Phil Keoghan of “The Amazing Race”and “Entertainment Tonight”Hosts Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell Among 
Inaugural Group of CBS Talent to Participate 

New “Viewers To Volunteers”(V2V) App Allows Viewers to Connect with Stars and Direct Funding to Charities Without Spending Their Own Money

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Jeff Probst of “Survivor”, Phil Keoghan of “The Amazing Race”and “Entertainment Tonight”Hosts Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell Among 
Inaugural Group of CBS Talent to Participate 

New “Viewers To Volunteers”(V2V) App Allows Viewers to Connect with Stars and Direct Funding to Charities Without Spending Their Own Money

Click Here For Promotional Video

 

Bloomberg Engages Young People at the Barbican in London

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com.

At Bloomberg, we believe engaging with arts and culture helps strengthen and enhance communities. Through Bloomberg Philanthropies, which encompasses all of our founder’s charitable giving, we look to develop innovative partnerships and take bold approaches to increase access to key cultural institutions.

Big Data? No. Just a Little Data About Water for the Poor. Finally.

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Software is eating the world, as the data at our fingertips (literally) gets richer all the time. Smart phones, Google searches, maps, weather, music from Pandora or Songza, Uber and AirBnb are all data-driven. Baseball nerds like me look at WAR, OPS and WHIP, along with batting average and ERA.

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