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To Make Sustainability Real, Make It Personal

By Neil Hawkins and Joe Árvai
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From the perspective of business, engaging employees is critical to developing and advancing a company’s sustainability goals. The feeling is mutual from the perspective of current, not to mention future employees: A company’s sustainability goals are important to the process of attracting and retaining the top talent.

Power Africa Team Wins Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

Recognizing the work of Andrew M. Herscowitz and the U.S. Agency for International Development Power Africa team
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Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk) Returns, Seeking Digital Solutions to Local Healthcare Access Challenges

Despite major advances in modern medicine, universal access to healthcare remains the largest unmet medical need. Building on the inaugural Sandoz HACk, this year’s competition expands to seek broader digital solutions to local healthcare access challenge
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HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/  Sandoz, the Novartis generics and biosimilars division, today announces the launch of the second Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk).

Get a Sneak Peak of BSR18: A New Blueprint for Business

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This November 6-8, BSR is bringing change-makers from around the world together in New York to redefine sustainable business. Here's a sneak peak.

Explore the program and register at bsr18.org.

The Future of Energy Is Decentralized

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By David Breecker, Founder and Managing Director, Microgrid Systems Laboratory 

Decentralization is a Dominant Trend

Duke Energy Economic Development Team Honored by Site Selection Magazine for 14 Years Straight

Summary: 
  • Results in 2017 included delivering more than $5.9 billion in capital investments and more than 12,460 new jobs

  • Expanding electrification team and selection as a finalist for an automaker were critical milestones and learning opportunities for the future

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  • Results in 2017 included delivering more than $5.9 billion in capital investments and more than 12,460 new jobs

  • Expanding electrification team and selection as a finalist for an automaker were critical milestones and learning opportunities for the future

TMCF Bridging the Resource Gap: Getting Students to and Through College and Into Good Jobs

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As a former college president, each fall my mind turns to students for whom a college education can make a profound difference – if only they had the resources to attend and finish. I think of sacrifices some students make to continue their education: living in their cars or on friends’ couches or skipping meals. And, I think about those students who will not return to school because they cannot afford the full cost of tuition, fees, books, room and board. 

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Miami Community Tree Recovery Campaign Partners with Verizon, FedEx, Million Trees Miami and Miami-Dade County to Distribute Free Trees to Local Miami Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Arbor Day Foundation Program Helps Rebuild and Beautify Communities One Tree at a Time
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MIAMI, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation’s Miami Tree Recovery Campaign – a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and Verizon, FedEx, Million Trees Miami and Miami-Dade County will distribute 1,000 new trees this year to homeowners in Miami, Florida, on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Tropical Estates Park, 10201 SW 48 Street, Miami, FL 33165. These new trees will be free of charge, and help to replace trees damaged and destroyed by Hurricane Irma. 

Updated GRI OH&S Standard Calls for More Comprehensive, Worker-centric Reporting

Companies now better equipped to report on both harm prevention and health promotion
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AMSTERDAM,  October, 4 2018 /3BL Media/ - Healthy and safe working conditions are recognized as a human right – yet it is estimated that close to 2.8 million people die from work-related injuries and illnesses every year, according to the International Labour Organization. A lack of robust occupational health and safety (OH&S) management can put the lives of workers and their families at risk and can limit countries’ potential for sustainable development.

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