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Digital Empowerment | Barclays Helps Morty Launch Easy Mortgage App

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It started with a realisation. A mortgage is the biggest transaction of any person’s life, and no one was helping buyers to shop around. It’s madness. So we set about building a platform that empowers the user – and gets them the best possible deal.

Feeding Better Futures Seeks Young Innovators

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Calling all young scholars from Canada* and the U.S. who are advancing sustainable agriculture or alleviating hunger.

Today, General Mills launched the “General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program,” which is designed to encourage young people ages 13 to 21 to submit their best ideas for addressing these important global issues.

Smart City Briefing – The Role of Partnerships and Technology

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The vision of smart cities is often of gleaming metropolis dominated by technological solutions to the issues that urban areas face. In reality, partnerships between companies and cities are crucial to ensure solutions for residents, the environment and business needs are interlinked.

Ethical Corporation covers opportunities for businesses to build smart cities in partnerships in their latest briefing. Access the complimentary report here.

Construction Completed on World’s First Floating LNG Storage and Regasification Barge

Black & Veatch provides regasification system with 600 MMSCFD capacity
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a pioneer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure including floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production and regasification, has delivered the regasification system for the world’s first barge-based FLNG regasification and storage unit. Black & Veatch partnered with Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. to provide engineering and procurement for the topside regasification unit.

Science Museum of Minnesota Honored With Energy Efficiency Leader Award From Trane

Museum recognized for its energy efficient approach, lowering carbon footprint and reducing energy cost
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ST. PAUL, Minn., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Energy Efficiency Leader Award to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The award recognizes the museum’s long-term commitment to providing a learning atmosphere with minimal impact on the environment.

A New Window Onto Sustainability: Microsoft Corporation Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA, January 17,2018 /3BL Media/ – Global Cloud IT leader Microsoft Corporation has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). 

Qualcomm Leverages Mobile Technology to Economically Empower Women

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Angela Baker will be speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's upcoming 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. Hear her and so many other great speakers from organizations working toward achieving full gender equality in the workplace, community, and marketplace on March 6-7 in Washington, DC. Learn more and save 20% on registration with Early Bird prices here.

By: Angela Baker, Director, Qualcomm Wireless Reach
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Angela Baker will be speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's upcoming 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. Hear her and so many other great speakers from organizations working toward achieving full gender equality in the workplace, community, and marketplace on March 6-7 in Washington, DC. Learn more and save 20% on registration with Early Bird prices here.

Ohio Businesses Call on Senate to Protect Renewable and Energy Efficiency Standards

Business leaders join together in opposing rollbacks to Ohio’s clean energy standards, emphasizing statewide economic and health benefits
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January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Senate is moving quickly to act on legislation that would undercut Ohio’s clean energy economy. In response, major businesses, investors, healthcare providers and trade associations representing nearly 200,000 employees are gathering to voice their firm opposition to legislation that would roll back the state’s clean energy standards. 

Booz Allen & Kaggle’s Annual Data Science Competition Puts Artificial Intelligence to Work Accelerating Life-Saving Medical Research

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Somewhere, buried in one of tens of millions of cell samples, could lie the next great breakthrough in disease prevention or cure. But one of the great barriers to finding it could be the need for human eyes to evaluate a corresponding mountain of cell images, one by one. In an era when terabytes of data can be analyzed in just a few days, the opportunity to enhance automation of biomedical analysis could help researchers achieve breakthroughs faster in the treatment of almost every disease—from cancer, diabetes and rare disorders to the common cold.

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (16 January 2018) – Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.

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