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Societal Megatrends and Business – Operating, Innovating and Growing in a Turbulent World

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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has a long history of examining risks, opportunities and trends that affect companies’ ability to operate profitably and sustainably.

RMI and GRI Partner to Enhance Reporting on Responsible Minerals Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas

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ALEXANDRIA, Va./AMSTERDAM, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies’ minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting by providing reporting resources and tools based on internationally recognized frameworks.

Working and Living on Mars: Students Win National Generation Beyond Competition to Design Orbiting Science Lab, Living Space for Astronauts on Mars Mission

Student winners from Portland, OR and Skokie, IL announced at USA Science & Engineering Festival
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Silver Spring, MD., Monday, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin is working on technologies that will make deep-space travel possible, like building the spacecraft that will go to Mars.

Cleaner, High-tech Natural Gas Plant in South Carolina Now Benefiting 2.5 Million Duke Energy Customers

Summary: 
  • $700 million investment addresses growth in the region and accommodates customers' energy demand now and in the future.

  • Project benefited 150 companies, created more than 600 temporary construction jobs and contributed $12 million to local subcontractors.

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  • $700 million investment addresses growth in the region and accommodates customers' energy demand now and in the future.

  • Project benefited 150 companies, created more than 600 temporary construction jobs and contributed $12 million to local subcontractors.

Why We Cannot Innovate Without Inclusion

by Dalila Wilson-Scott
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Recently about 50 social impact executives came to Philadelphia for a two-day Learning Journey to explore the state of technology and inclusive innovation. Hosted by Comcast NBCUniversal and the Social Innovation Summit, the exploration featured intimate discussions with city leaders like Mayor Jim Kenney, University of Pennsylvania President Dr.

Taking STEM Outside of the Classroom

by Adam Stone
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A 7th Grade science teacher at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Boston, MA, Tammy Scelsi took her students out of the classroom and into a giant box. 

Actually, it's a 22x10-foot shipping container, dubbed the Curiosity Cube. Life science company, MilliporeSigma developed it and makes it available for free to educators. It's a mobile lab packed with hands-on learning opportunities and staffed by experts. 

Cement Technology Roadmap Shows How the Path to Achieve CO2 Reductions up to 24% by 2050

Joint low-carbon technology roadmap by IEA and the CSI outlines investment and policy needs to meet global emissions reduction targets in cement production
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PARIS and GENEVA, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reduce direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry by 24% below current levels by 2050, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI).

Aging Purposefully: Key Insights From Aging in America 2018

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By: Rosy McGillan, EVP and Partner, Porter Novelli Global Purpose Practice Lead

Los Angeles Plugs in Giant Solar Array at Los Angeles Convention Center

Solar addition propels Los Angeles to No. 1 for solar power cities in United States; Project deemed largest solar array on municipally owned convention center in country
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LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), managed by AEG Facilities, recently unveiled its 2.21 megawatt solar array on April 4, during a press conference with Mayor Eric Garcetti. Located on the roof of South Hall, the solar addition brings the convention center’s total solar to 2.58 megawatts, making it the largest solar array on a municipally owned convention center in the United States and propelling the City of Los Angeles to No. 1 for the most installed solar power of any U.S. city.

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