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Ecolab to Receive World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 34th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Ecolab. The Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 17, 2018, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Share Your Story at the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit

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It’s that time of year again – the Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit's popular Storytellers speaking opportunities and we want the Summit stage to come alive with your story of shared value innovation and inspiration.

What Makes a Storyteller

Robot Duck Comforts Kids With Cancer

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A plush, robotic duck may soon become a fixture in the world of children who have cancer. 

View the video on the AP website.

Robot Duck’s Aim: Helps Kids With Cancer Via Power of Play

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By Marina Hutchinson | AP

A plush, robotic duck may soon become a fixture in the world of children who have cancer — a social robot that can be silly, happy, angry, scared or sick just like them, and help them cope creatively with their illness through the power of play.

The duck, developed by robotics expert Aaron Horowitz and his company, is undergoing testing and is expected to be widely distributed by the end of this year.

Bloomberg's Data Initiative: Big Data for Social Good in 2018

By: Randy Bean
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Big data has become ubiquitous in recent years.  Whether it is data-driven marketing, sports analytics, political campaigns, or national security threats, data has become central to any type of informed analysis and plan of action.  Consequently, the arrival of Big data has also spawned a data industry and the emergence of data professions – data analysts, data architects, data scientists, and chief data officers.  Against this backdrop, governmental and social service organizations are following suit and initiating efforts to apply sound data practices to a range of societal challenges.  T

Booz Allen’s Richard Crowe Named to FedHealthIT100 for Second Year in a Row

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For the second year in a row, Booz Allen Senior Vice President Richard Crowe has been named to the FedHealthIT100, an esteemed group recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology Market. Nominated and chosen by their peers, common themes among those who were selected to this year’s list include the desire and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, to go above and beyond, to drive innovation, and to give back to the larger Federal Health IT and Consulting community.

Arrow Electronics Supports Accenture’s “Hour of Code”

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Arrow Electronics’ employees supported an Hour of Code event at Accenture’s Denver office last month that was attended by local students and their families. Arrow provided 20 laptops for the event, and employees volunteered to coach students through the event’s interactive coding modules. 

Arrow Electronics Engages Local Business Students in Global Learning Opportunity

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Colorado-based global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics recently hosted students from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business at its Tel Aviv, Israel location as part of the students’ global consulting course. The collaboration provided the second-year Master of Business Administration (MBA) students with a unique, hands-on business learning opportunity, with Arrow benefitting from their fresh perspectives. 

How Dell is Reimagining the Classroom to Break the Cycle of Poverty

by Houcine Faik
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In Johannesburg, South Africa, a student tells her father she will be a graphic designer. She now has access to a whole new world of learning thanks to a computer and the internet in a Dell Solar Powered Learning Lab. Her father talks about how technology is changing the lives of his daughter and her peers, as he sits outside the new lab. He believes in his daughter.

In his words, “It has changed my child’s life so much.”

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