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Zooming Toward Success: Goldcorp Closes Deal With Acoustic Zoom

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We are proud to announce our US$1million investment in Acoustic Zoom, an advanced geophysics company specializing in innovative seismic solutions. Acoustic Zoom was awarded the top prize at #DisruptMining 2018, after placing as a semi-finalist in #DisruptMining 2017.

Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

Benevity Launches “Missions,” a Purpose-Driven Employee Engagement Solution

Helping Companies Engage Employees in Positive Social and Environmental Actions
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CALGARY, Canada, June 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the launch of its latest innovation. Missions, a new module for its award-winning cloud solution, lets companies engage employees in positive actions to do more good, helping create purpose-driven corporate cultures and increase their social impact.

Responsible Business Alliance Awards Open for Submissions

RBA Compass Awards to Recognize CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the launch of its Compass Awards program and called for submissions from its members, their suppliers and factories. This awards program will recognize corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

CSR’s Newest Metric

Measuring the business impact of a purpose-driven culture
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Needless to say, one of the biggest investments for any company is their people. And with skilled talent being a fundamental resource constraint for most businesses across all industries, companies must work hard to mitigate the cost of lost employees. 

With AI Watching, Clues to Why Neighborhoods Flourish or Fail

AI imaging is delivering greater insights into neighborhoods than surveys and census data have ever been able to provide.
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If residents of Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood have a feeling their streets have gotten safer over the past decade, while residents of the Hillcrest area of Washington, D.C., feel less secure on several of their blocks, artificial intelligence has now delivered proof that their hunches are correct.

Ready, Set…Mars! Imagining Life on the Red Planet

After reviewing months of work and hundreds of 3D designs, HP’s second Mars Home Planet challenge unveils its 10 finalists.
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A solar-field construction vehicle with nimble robot arms that piece together solar cells. Vertical turbines that harness the energy of dust storms — and shield nearby cities from their force. A compact settlement built underground in rust-red soil, capped by series of stunning atriums.

RMI and GRI Partner to Enhance Reporting on Responsible Minerals Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas

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ALEXANDRIA, Va./AMSTERDAM, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies’ minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting by providing reporting resources and tools based on internationally recognized frameworks.

How New Technology Is Helping Children Cope With Cancer

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One of the toughest aspects of managing cancer in children is communicating with young patients, say parents and healthcare experts.

“There were many times when my daughter did not want to talk or communicate her feelings,” says Joycelynn Sanchez of now 6-year-old Jiani, who at age 3, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “She grew tired of the pokes and the questions and would become withdrawn.”

The Robot Comfort Duck Will See You Now

Cute furry robots like Paro seal and My Special Aflac Duck are the latest way to help people suffering from cancer, diabetes, depression and dementia.
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This is part of CNET's "Tech Enabled" series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community.

A hospital room has an odd duality. When my mom occupied one, it was both the best place for her to get better and the last place she'd ever see. She spent months in that light-gray room battling complications from kidney and heart disease.

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