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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. 

The Four Ps of Leadership

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In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.

Welcome Home to Wellness: Delos Launches World’s First Residential Wellness Technology Platform

The DARWIN™ Home Wellness Intelligence platform monitors, calibrates and activates indoor home environments, responding to changing conditions to help improve human health, well-being and performance.
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ —  Delos™, the pioneer of wellness real estate and founder of the WELL Building Standard™,  announced today the launch of the DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence platform — a groundbreaking offering designed to enhance health outcomes in the home and mitigate harmful indoor environmental concerns, utilizing Delos’ proprietary wellness algorithms and sensor technologies, to create spaces that help reduce stress, improve sleep quality, increase performance and enhance overall well-being.

Delos Partners With Simonds to Bring Wellness Homes to Australia

DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence platform addresses hidden ‘health concerns’ in Australian homes – monitoring, calibrating and enhancing air, water and lighting conditions to help improve health and wellbeing.
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MELBOURNE, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Global wellness real estate pioneer, Delos™, has partnered with Simonds Homes to launch DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence, a world-first wellness platform that will revolutionise the healthy home movement in Australia.

The partnership marks the official launch of the Delos-designed platform, which will be available exclusively to Simonds Homes customers in the state of Victoria ahead of a national roll-out.

Ecocentricity Blog: Hey, Can I Borrow That?

By: John A. Lanier
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As an environmentalist, I am pulling for the growth of this movement. For every person who chooses to borrow or rent a tool, that’s one fewer tool that has to be built. For every person who chooses to buy clothing on the second-hand market, that’s one fewer garment that has to be created.

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As an environmentalist, I am pulling for the growth of this movement. For every person who chooses to borrow or rent a tool, that’s one fewer tool that has to be built. For every person who chooses to buy clothing on the second-hand market, that’s one fewer garment that has to be created.

Recycling Technologies: Making Plastics Digestible

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In 2016, Recycling Technologies was part of the first cohort of the Barclays Unreasonable Impact accelerator, which supports entrepreneurs that are providing solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Two years on it has booked £65m of future sales and is opening a UK factory with capacity for 300 employees. Founder and CEO Adrian Griffiths tells us the story of his company and how it plans to change the world of plastic recycling.

Hallmark Elevates Employee Engagement Through Mobile Technology

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Employees who are engaged in their work are good for business. That’s the idea behind mobile technology that Hallmark is using at Starlite, a key strategic printer in Asia.

In late 2017, Hallmark partnered with Tesco, a major UK retailer, and Micro-Benefits, a technology company based in Shanghai, China, to begin using Company IQ at Starlite. The Company IQ mobile application facilitates employee engagement surveys, provides interactive training, shares company updates and collects feedback from employees.

HP: 3D Printing Can Cut IT's Supply Chain Carbon Footprint

Tech giant outlines measures to meet its sustainability goals
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by Keumars Afifi-Sabet

HP has admitted to experiencing "challenges" in regard to its progress on sustainability, but believes innovations like 3D printing and its own PageWide technology can help it reach its green goals.

Speaking at the company's annual Sustainability Summit in London yesterday, HP's UK MD, George Brasher, explained how the environmental benefits of "short run printing" could play a part in countering the carbon footprint of businesses' supply chains.

Changing the Mindset from Old Power to New Power in the Arts

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In Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms’ new book, New Power: How Power Works in our Hyperconnected World and How to Make it Work for You, the authors define “old power” like a currency (held by a few) and “new power” like a current (open, participatory and peer-driven).

Dr. Amy Cuddy to Headline IDEAcademy 2018

Registration now open to see world-renowned author and social psychologist
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July 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Dr. Amy Cuddy, social psychologist and author of the New York Times best-selling book Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, will headline IDEAcademy 2018, set for Sept. 18-19. Featuring thought leaders ranging from storytellers and sports enthusiasts to scientists and students, IDEAcademy promises something for everyone around the theme of “Fueling insights. Driving transformation.”

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