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Women Rock-IT: Female Role Models Matter

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by Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco Corporate Affairs, Asia-Pacific region

In 2012, experts across Asia Pacific recognized a troubling trend — a growing number of female students were turning their backs on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. At the time, female enrollments in engineering degrees in Australia were less than 2%, leaving young women ill-prepared for the technology-driven jobs of the future.

Advancing and Assessing Our Legacy of Good

As 2020 nears, we review how our Net Positive (10x20) goal has challenged us and inspired us to build Dell’s culture of sustainability.
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How do we quantify the positive social and environmental benefits of using Dell technology? How do we quantify the negative impacts? And how do we compare the two?

Ingersoll Rand Unveils Solar Power System at New Jersey Manufacturing Plant As Part of Its Global Climate Commitment

The site now generates about 15 percent of its power through 5,500 photovoltaic panels
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DAVIDSON, N.C., September 6, 2018 /3BL Media/– Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that a 1,990 kW GE Solar PV power system is now online and generating power at its 430,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Trenton, N.J.

Mary Barra Shares Progress Made Toward an All-Electric Future

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In a recent LinkedIn post, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Barra, outlined our progress toward an all-electric future.

Along with our efforts to support industry standards and policies that will bolster EV development, partnering with utilities, states and others to build a robust infrastructure and helping to increase consumer awareness, we’re moving forward on bringing more electric vehicles to market.

FCA US Invests $30 Million in All-new Autonomous Driving and Advanced Testing Facility at Chelsea Proving Grounds

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  • FCA US dedicates all-new facility for testing of autonomous driving, Advanced Driver-assistance Systems (ADAS), advanced safety technology and assessment to third-party safety ratings
     
  • 6,500-square-foot command center houses vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, facility control and monitoring, and test vehicle support
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  • FCA US dedicates all-new facility for testing of autonomous driving, Advanced Driver-assistance Systems (ADAS), advanced safety technology and assessment to third-party safety ratings
     
  • 6,500-square-foot command center houses vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, facility control and monitoring, and test vehicle support

Ecocentricity Blog: Hey, Can I Borrow That?

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As an environmentalist, I am pulling for the growth of this movement. For every person who chooses to borrow or rent a tool, that’s one fewer tool that has to be built. For every person who chooses to buy clothing on the second-hand market, that’s one fewer garment that has to be created.

By: John A. Lanier
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As an environmentalist, I am pulling for the growth of this movement. For every person who chooses to borrow or rent a tool, that’s one fewer tool that has to be built. For every person who chooses to buy clothing on the second-hand market, that’s one fewer garment that has to be created.

High-End Woodworking Company Improves Energy Efficiency and Performance with New Vacuum Pumps

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by Greg Marciniak

Modern Woodcrafts creates architectural interiors for a variety of retail, institutional, corporate and hospitality spaces. Their recent projects include renovating the Tiffany & Co stores in the Bal Harbor Florida shops, and furnishing and installing the perimeter fixtures and custom showcases for Lux Bond & Green’s fourth retail location.

Turning Data into Stories: S&P Global Volunteers & SARA Share Community Impact

by Marjie Bland
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In June, Common Impact worked with our corporate partner S&P Global to deploy a team of skilled volunteers in Charlottesville, VA.

Making the UPS Smart Logistics Network a Reality

Technology is improving every movement in the UPS network for efficiency and sustainability
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UPS’s smart logistics network refers to our digitally and physically connected facilities, fleet, and information systems. Using real-time data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technology, we will optimize tracking and processing of packages and freight, and synchronize our transportation fleet. The Smart Global Logistics Network enables us to drive operational and sustainable improvements for our business, and provide greater accuracy and speed for our customers from pickup to the final mile.

Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat Helps Develop Lifelong Learners

by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
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A recent report by the Institute for the Future notes that the ability and motivation to self-direct one’s learning path will be among the most important traits of successful workers in the future. Because advancements in technology will change jobs and create new ones at such a rapid pace, future workers will be in a continual state of on-the-job-training.

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