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International Committee of the Red Cross Uses AR to Show Reality of War


Over the past few years, the topic of refugees has dominated the news. Despite the widespread conversation, the realities of wars in faraway places are still hard to grasp for most people. To help them better realize the effects of conflict, a few companies have recreated scenarios to give consumers a glimpse into how war affects people’s every day.

My Working Day: Making Fintech Ideas a Reality at Barclays Eagle Lab

by Hannah Cameron

My alarm goes off… at 8:30am! I live really near the office in London’s tech centre in Shoreditch, so I’m able to leap out of bed and be in the office just before 9am. On my way to work I walk through Whitecross Street Market where I can smell the food stalls setting up in the morning.

Final 2 Weeks for Early Bird Pricing!


We're in the FINAL two weeks of Early Bird pricing to attend the 2018 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit May 9—10 in Washington, D.C.! Register before March 30 to get the lowest rates.

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation May 9—10 in Washington, D.C. for the fourth annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, Translating Value to Ignite Action.

VMware Diversity and Inclusion Update 2018


By Amber Boyle, VMware Diversity and Inclusion Director 

This year, the conversation around diversity has been amplified. While progress is being made in the area of diversity and inclusion (D&I) from Hollywood to the C-suite, company diversity report releases alone won’t move the needle in our communities. Conversation – and action – need to take place every day.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Sustainability at Microsoft: IT Innovation, the Future of Work and Moving From a Know-it-all Culture to a Learn-it-all Culture

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Where does sustainability fit in a diverse IT company like Microsoft? For a special edition of Panorama, WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker sits down with Toni Townes-Whitley, Corporate Vice-President for Industry at Microsoft, to discuss the increasing role of information technology in our lives, Microsoft’s vision for the future of work and how business leaders can work to deliver the SDGs.

Excitement Builds for Sustainable Brands ‘18 in Vancouver

Over 100 Brands already registered, including HEINEKEN, Aveda, eBay, REI & others
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming global flagship conference: SB’18 Vancouver.

Arrow Electronics Fosters Artistic Innovation Through Support of the Colorado Ballet


Arrow Electronics continues to advance innovation in arts and culture through its support of the Colorado Ballet. In February, the ballet performed a dance inspired by Arrow at two high-profile events in Denver, exposing more audiences to innovation expressed through human movement.   

Youth for Technology Foundation and HP Foundation Announce New Partnership to Boost 3D Printing Education

Available on HP LIFE, the course will introduce students to 3D printing; the uses, benefits and the opportunities that exist in the space

At the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting this week, Fundación Jóvenes por la Tecnología (YTF) and HP Foundation announced a new 3D printing course to be delivered through the HP Foundation Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) platform as a training course for individuals to learn how to use 3D printing and create entrepreneurial opportunities.

When Disaster Strikes: Companies Plan for Employee Catastrophic Assistance

By Jan Lee

If there is any positive takeaway from last year’s unexpected climate events, it’s that emergency response networks can and are learning how to adapt to meet the challenges of natural disasters.

Accelerating Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Technology


Financial services are core to poverty reduction and economic empowerment, yet a staggering 42% of women and girls worldwide – approximately 1.1 billion – remain outside the formal financial system.[1] Women’s financial inclusion is essential to achieving gender equality by enabling them to handle their finances with greater privacy, security and efficiency, and providing a platform for future investments.


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