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DC Hearing: Weakening National Vehicle Standards Would Hurt Auto Industry

MPG rules need to stay strong for the sake of the economy and jobs
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December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, a 

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Closing the Technology Gap

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According to Pew Research, 44% of Americans making less than $30,000 a year do not own a desktop or laptop computer. To bridge the digital divide, eBay seller ReviveIT refurbishes computers and provides this commercial-grade technology to small businesses and schools at a lower cost than new—making technology more accessible to these organizations. ReviveIT also donates technology to programs that aide low income families.

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

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  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

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News Summary

  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

The Possibility Report: Healing Bodies and Environments with Technology

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The third theme in The Possibility Report series, HEAL looks into the innovative ways we can use technology to heal individual bodies as well as the planet as a whole.

Why We Should Bring Coral Reefs Online

A New Way to Approach and Experience Medical Care

INFOGRAPHIC: 2017 Year in Review | Accelerating Global Problem Solving at Cisco

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Our annual Corporate Social Responsibility report reflects our efforts to inspire and connect people. We invest in opportunities that accelerate global problem solving. We seek to empower people everywhere to address critical challenges like poverty, unemployment, climate change, hunger, and more. 

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Click here to download our 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

VIDEO: Cisco's 2017 Performance | Accelerating Global Problem Solving

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World changers aren't born, they're made. At Cisco, we apply our technology and expertise to accelerate global problem solving. Learn more about our CSR initiatives and our efforts to positively affect people, society, and the planet in 2017.

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Click here to download our 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Intelligent Traffic and High-Speed Systems: The Next Generation of Transportation

by Emma Kantrowitz
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Thanks to a host of recent technological developments, the transportation industry is once again on the edge of a major transformation. Of course, the industry is no stranger to change. It hasn’t even been two centuries since the automobile was created and yet we’re already seeing bounding leaps in technology, creating advances like electric vehicles, ride-sharing services, self-driving cars and more. Today, the advances only continue to evolve—with a few precautions.

Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving

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We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative, entrepreneurial, and passionate people, we can accelerate solutions that create positive and lasting change.

Last year, Cisco set an ambitious new goal: harnessing the power of global problem solvers to positively impact the lives of one billion people by 2025.

How Well Do You Know Your Incentive Programs?

Clever energy storage financing could boost your general fund
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If your K-12 school district or community college could reduce energy costs and steer those savings to educational improvements, wouldn’t you jump at the chance? California’s Grossmont Union, Poway Unified, Mountain View Los Altos and Visalia Unified are just a few of the districts that have tapped into energy storage to shrink their electrical bills.

TCS VIDEO | How Middle School Teachers in Texas Are Preparing Thousands of Students for the Future Through a Revolutionary Computational Thinking Approach

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Ann Richards Middle School in Dallas, TX was the inaugural site for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education’s computational thinking model, Ignite My Future in School. More than 150 teachers from across the district launched training on the new interactive STEM curriculum to enhance their classroom experience. The event connected Dallas teachers with Discovery Education and TCS experts to learn about the program and understand its purpose.

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