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Weatherford 2016 Digital Annual Report Wins Silver at International Business Awards

Press Release

BAAR, SwitzerlandAug. 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced it has been named the Silver Winner of the Best Annual Report – Online/Electronic category at the 14th Annual International Business Awards (IBA). This is the third consecutive year Weatherford has received recognition in this category.

IDEAcademy Inspires Audience to “Think. Again.”

Leadership Development Event Features Dr. Clayton Christensen
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“Disruption matters to innovation.” Those were the words from the world's foremost authority on disruptive innovation, Dr. Clayton Christensen, as he inspired attendees to “Think. Again.” at the second annual IDEAcademy. Hosted by Eastman and East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology, the event featured several thought leaders in the world of innovation and leadership.

Why High-Tech Highways Will Change the Way You Drive

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Drive Interstate 85 in Georgia and you may happen upon an area that looks a little different. You can roll over panels that are collecting energy from the sun, then pass over a sensor that instantly detects the air pressure in your tires.

A Baseline for Success: Creating Sustainable PPPs

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This is the fourth article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on determining who to work with, part two on determining when and how long to engage, part three on determining how to execute, and stay tuned for next week’s final post on how to leverage technology and innovation.

By Laura Quintana, VP of Corporate Affairs at Cisco
Blog

This is the fourth article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on determining who to work with, part two on determining when and how long to engage, part three on determining how to execute, and stay tuned for next week’s final post on how to leverage technology and innovation.

The Ray in Georgia: Demanding More of Roadways

By Harriet Anderson Langford
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The world is getting smarter. Smart phones. Smart cars. Even smart thermostats. Yet, we’re still building the same roads that we were building in the 1950s. We need roads that do more than just get people from one place to another.

At The Ray, we demand more and reject the status quo. We start our discussions with “what ifs”: What if the road itself could produce energy? What if highway and interstate shoulders could generate new revenue for state departments of transportation? What if we demanded more of our roadways? At The Ray, we are asking, and answering, those questions.

Duke Energy Plans North Carolina's Largest Battery Storage Projects as Part of Western Carolinas Modernization Plan

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  • Two projects planned; slated for Buncombe and Madison counties in western North Carolina
  • Will help with reliability and provide energy grid support to Duke Energy system
Press Release
  • Two projects planned; slated for Buncombe and Madison counties in western North Carolina
  • Will help with reliability and provide energy grid support to Duke Energy system

Tetra Pak Invests in State-of-the-art Technology in Denton Factory

€30-million investment in factory upgrades positions the Denton production factory to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets
Press Release

DENTON, Texas, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak's Packaging Material Converting Factory in Denton, TX is getting ready for new technology to support the growth of its business in the U.S. and Canada. The plant’s expanded capabilities are made possible through a sizeable €30-million investment in factory upgrades, including a new state-of-the-art laminator, that will ensure the facility is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets with a wider range of packaging formats.

Connected Living Teams up With UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Sodexo and Other Leading Organizations to Support Families for World Alzheimer’s Day

Press Release

QUINCY, Mass., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), an innovative nonprofit organization demanding – and delivering – a solution to Alzheimer’s.

PayPal Hosts Kids in Tech Coding Camp

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Every year, PayPal hosts a four-week long coding camp across five campuses in the U.S. that is open to kids of PayPal employees, introducing them to coding in fun and creative ways. This year, with nearly 90 employee volunteers and 190 kid participants across San Jose, Omaha, Scottsdale, Austin and Timonium, it resulted in our most successful program yet.
 

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