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WEBINAR: A Year in Purpose: The Top 10 Trends of 2018

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As the year draws to a close, Cone evaluated 365 days’ worth of Purpose-driven campaigns to bring you the top 10 trends of 2018. Join us as we count down through what trended in 2018, the implications for businesses and what’s on the horizon for 2019.

This complimentary webinar will be held on January 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. EST. To join, register here.

Shane Gerkin, Project Engineer: How His Passions Shaped His Career

Pushing the envelope of how buildings perform and positively affect occupants
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Shane Gerkin is a project engineer with Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company, based in Irvine, California. As part of Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group, he specializes in sustainable design projects for state and local municipalities, and commercial clients. Shane has a degree in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University. We talked with Shane as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

6 Corporate Giving Trends in the UK

Benevity hosts first ever CSR event in London
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Benevity's first ever UK-based Goodness Matters Local in London was a sell-out attended by many UK household corporates alongside guest key speaker Eve Joseph, Microsoft UK Responsibility Manager.

We had a lot of fun engaging CSR professionals, allowing them the opportunity to share challenges and short-comings in current industry practices, which surfaced 6 key themes that many of the companies were grappling with.

The Top 10 TriplePundit Stories During 2018

By Leon Kaye
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We’ve had quite the year here at TriplePundit, as there was no shortage of news stories, from brands taking stands to more advancements in clean energy technologies to more companies jumping on the circular economy bandwagon. Over the weekend, we crunched the numbers along with taking a look at the talk we generated on social media – and came up what we conclude are the ten most popular stories for 2019. The articles’ authors are mentioned at the end of each summary.

The Year Wall Street Got Sustainable Investing

The latest insights from Amy Domini
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by Amy Domini, Founder, Domini Impact Investments

On October 23, 2018 the Financial Times published an article stating that Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, had announced that “sustainable investing will be a core component for how everyone invests in the future.” He further explained that sustainable investing did not lead to lower returns and that in his own opinion such a strategy will lead to higher returns.

How YOU Can Help Close the Diversity Gap in Tech

Symantec Cyber Career Connection offers numerous ways to get involved and make a difference
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In addition to supporting causes they care about through nonprofit board service and volunteering, many of our employees are concerned with the lack of diversity in the tech industry and with the shortage of trained workers to fill vacant cyber security roles. 

Driving Social Impact for the Long Term

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As 2018 comes to a close, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year and how we can continue to help close some of the opportunity gaps that persist in our society.

Core to our values as a company is investing in causes for the long term to make a tangible and meaningful impact. Today, we are proud to share some significant milestone moments that have had a positive change on our communities.

Opening Doors through Internet Essentials

‘Tis the Season! We’re Making a Sustainability Impact on Our World, so You Can Too

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We always hear that sustainability is about preserving the world for the future generations, but do those generations understand how we are doing this? We know that our actions have a strong impact on our planet and on future generations. We have the responsibility to focus on making a better world for us and our children, while taking meaningful commitments, and Schneider Electric is committed to spread this message worldwide.

Curiosity Cube™ Mobile Science Lab Completes 2018 Tour

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From San Diego to Rockville, Maryland and dozens of stops in between — MilliporeSigma’s Curiosity Cube™ mobile science lab brought hands-on science to many communities and young minds across North America in 2018. Through 118 events during the second annual tour, the Curiosity Cube™ mobile science lab aimed to spark students’ curiosity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This year’s schedule included a stop in Toronto as part of the mobile science lab’s first visit to Canada.

Corporations Could Be the Best Weapon in Combating Climate Change

An essay by Nicola Peill-Moelter (Caltech PhD ’97), Director of Sustainability Innovation at VMware.
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There is a popular, long-held notion that business and the environment are at odds. That conservation is a fight against capitalism and its rabid thirst for profits is at the expense of the environment. That commerce is an unstoppable force that must be reined in for the sake of the future of the planet.

As a lifelong environmentalist, I get that. 

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