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FIRST Robotics: Week 2 on the Way to Greatness

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Yesterday marked the beginning of the second week of the FIRST Robotics build period, set in motion by the launch event that occurred on Saturday January 5th. That morning,  NASA announced the nature of this year’s FIRST challenge to the thousands of kids waiting on tip toes for the competition to begin.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Announces $2.5M Coater Re-build Capital Project at its Westbrook Mill

Project to Support Increased Release Production Capacity and Capabilities
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BOSTON, January 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the approval for its $2.5M capital project to re-build a specialty paper coater at its Westbrook Mill in Westbrook, Maine. The investment is comprised of an upgrade in the web handling, coating and drying capabilities of #20 coater. Bringing expanded manufacturing capacity, and delivering higher yield, this upgrade allows Sappi’s Release business to sustain market leadership with its Classics product line into the next decade.

Sustainable Lifestyles Powered by Technology

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Living sustainably can be tricky. Those on a quest to do so often have to consider complicated questions, and answers may be tough to find: Is "all-natural" really good for me? Am I investing in companies that have worthy social goals? Was this T-shirt made in a factory that requires safe working conditions?

Powerful Answers in Health Care

How Verizon drives the health care ecosystem through creative ideas.
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When it comes to tackling society’s biggest challenges, health care is at the top of the list. In his keynote at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, Lowell McAdam talked about the tremendous opportunity to use Verizon's networks in a powerful new way: by using our technology creatively, innovatively and collaboratively to help solve big social issues and change lives for the better.

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When it comes to tackling society’s biggest challenges, health care is at the top of the list. In his keynote at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, Lowell McAdam talked about the tremendous opportunity to use Verizon's networks in a powerful new way: by using our technology creatively, innovatively and collaboratively to help solve big social issues and change lives for the better.

Sustainable Business Solutions from HP Labs

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The rise of "Big Data" has led to a greater strain on global resources and energy sources. As a leading provider of data storage solutions, HP believes it has a responsibility to reduce and mitigate the impact of increased energy usage. That's why HP Labs is pioneering net-zero energy data centers.

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013-Announcing a New Topic

Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses
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Jan. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On December 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) released Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses, the first guide developed by the U.S. government to help businesses combat child labor and forced labor in their global supply chains.

Can Mobile Phones Prevent More Factory Deaths?

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Labor Link--a service that lets companies anonymously survey factory workers at their suppliers--hopes to make working conditions in the developing world more transparent.

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Labor Link--a service that lets companies anonymously survey factory workers at their suppliers--hopes to make working conditions in the developing world more transparent.

How Deloitte Made Learning a Game

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"Training is a funny thing," James Sanders, Manager of Innovation at Deloitte Consulting, told me recently. "No matter how easy you make it to access, or how brilliant the learning programs are, training is simply not the first thing people think of doing when they have some free time. Let's face it, for most people, on a typical Sunday morning, if given the choice between 'Am I gonna watch ESPN, or am I gonna do some training?' training will not win out."

How Deloitte Made Learning a Game–Harvard Business Review

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Gamification of learning continues to be a hot topic for education (and as with most things within the education system, there's plenty of divided opinion on how it could be used in the classroom with students). But it's not limited to conventional education systems – we're also seeing gamification being used in the world of corporate learning too.

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