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Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 18 - Greg Baldwin, VolunteerMatch

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In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and VolunteerMatch CEO Greg Baldwin reflect on the advantages and challenges of living in an age of unprecedented volunteering opportunities. Greg reveals how VolunteerMatch is taking strategic risks in order to stay competitive in the digital age and elevate the value of service experiences, both for volunteers and the organizations they support.

With New Tech in Hand, At-Risk Students Dream Big

Inside this historic New York school, an HP-fueled STEAM lab is helping students discover a future full of possibilities.
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By Patrick Rogers 

Brianna has big dreams about a career as an artist, but she didn’t always think that way.

Video | Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap Go on a Digital Training Tour through Kenya

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Arrow Electronics and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator. The new unit serves the Kenyan capital of Nairobi - one of Africa’s commercial hubs and a portal for Africa’s development in the 21st Century.

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure. But it must address gaps in modern workforce skills and technology access to unlock its potential. 

How 3D Printing Is Transforming Lives with Better Fitting, and Better Looking, Prosthetics

3D printing makes it easy to customize prosthetic limbs and shortens the production time from weeks to days.
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Christopher Hutchison’s world was turned upside down in July 2009 when he was just 17 years old.

HEULIEZ BUS Receives Largest Order to Date for Its Newly Launched Electric Citybuses

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QBUZZ, a Dutch public transport company, has purchased 49 articulated Heuliez GX437 electric citybuses to be used in the Groningen and Drenthe regions of The Netherlands representing the largest order to date for this model. The delivery will start in December 2019 with an option to replace with a further 51 units within four years leading to the complete electrification of the entire regional bus network.

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QBUZZ, a Dutch public transport company, has purchased 49 articulated Heuliez GX437 electric citybuses to be used in the Groningen and Drenthe regions of The Netherlands representing the largest order to date for this model. The delivery will start in December 2019 with an option to replace with a further 51 units within four years leading to the complete electrification of the entire regional bus network.

Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands

Mastercard, BanQu, Planet Labs sharing insights at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Science and technology are just two of the many driving forces behind the environmental and social innovation needed to protect our planet and improve the lives of individuals. Advances in science and technology are creating opportunities for companies to rethink how they deliver value to their customers in support of new societal aspirations aligned with their views of the Good Life of today.

This Old House Teaches U.P. Residents, and an Appliance Manufacturer, New Tricks

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Thirty might sound like a crowd, but the newest inhabitants at the 5,000-square-foot home are a school of goldfish that fertilize the aquaponics garden in the basement of the former University presidential residence. While fish can’t do laundry or cook meals, the human tenants of the six-bedroom, six-bathroom, three-story house at 21680 Woodland Road are putting the new appliances to good use — and tracking data to help Whirlpool with research and development for appliances of the future.

Lockheed Martin Uses Virtual Reality And 3D Printing To Reduce Injuries On The Job

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BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) teams advance as finalists in the 22nd Applied Ergonomics Conference Ergo Cup® Competition, which showcases innovation aimed at reducing risk of injury in the workplace. Lockheed Martin will be one of over 20 companies discussing their ergonomic innovations in the Ergo Cup Competition.

UPS Partners With Matternet to Transport Medical Samples Via Drone Across Hospital System in Raleigh, N.C.

First FAA sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement
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UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a groundbreaking new logistics service to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet, a leader in autonomous drone technology. The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metropolitan area, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina Department of Transportation. Today’s flight marks the beginning of numerous planned daily revenue flights at the WakeMed Raleigh campus.

Top 5 Trends From Goodness Matters 2019

Key insights on a for-purpose economy from Benevity’s annual client conference
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Imagine over 400 of the most inspiring people from some of the world’s most iconic companies, in one room, talking about the power of purpose. That was Goodness Matters 2019. Our world is changing, and businesses are uniquely positioned to become not just a force for good, but the force for good.

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