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Multimedia with summary from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 17, 2018 10:25 AM ET

Mohawk Group's Sunweave woven carpet responds to current desires for artisanal materials in the built environment. Inspired by women weavers of indigenous cultures around the world, Sunweave evokes natural patterns found in baskets, blankets and textiles.


Multimedia with summary from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 17, 2018 10:20 AM ET

Merck has been ranked in the 2018 Gender Equality Global Ranking by Equileap, making us one of the leading companies globally making progress towards gender equality in the workplace! 

To view Equipleap's full report, click here or learn more about Merck's commitment to diversity.


By Jim Gorzelany

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Oct 17, 2018 10:20 AM ET

Despite rising gas prices, millions of Americans will be packing up the family SUV and taking to the highways on weekend excursions and extended vacations alike. And given the cost of care and boarding, a large percentage of them will be taking their road trips with one or more pets coming along for the ride.


Blog from in Environment
Oct 17, 2018 10:15 AM ET

As I’m sure you know, Hurricane Michael recently slammed into the Florida panhandle and then made its way across South Georgia. While a lot of coverage of the storm focused on what happened to the impacted coastal communities (short story – they got hammered), I feel like there has not been enough attention paid to the impact of Michael on Georgia agriculture.


Everyday Heroes: Second Chances

Blog from in Business & Trade
Oct 17, 2018 10:15 AM ET

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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

For nine years, Lazon Campbell’s depression consumed him. What started as a byproduct of his parents’ passing became an everyday, uphill battle.


Tool Spotlight: Navigating Corporate / Nonprofit Power Dynamics

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 17, 2018 10:05 AM ET

Throughout the year, Common Impact has been taking a closer look at The Knitting Factor as a concept that best explains effective skills-based partnerships. Today we explore the sticky relationship component as a way to describe meaningful partnerships between companies and nonprofits that sustain far past an initial volunteer opportunity. Creating these relationships takes intention, time and an appreciation of the knowledge, resources and needs of both parties.


Blog from in Environment
Oct 17, 2018 9:40 AM ET

Paper or plastic? It’s a debate that has raged for years about a variety of goods, including grocery bags, food packaging materialslollipop sticks, personal care items and other single-use products. The latest item to make headlines is the humble straw. Plastic drinking straws are ubiquitous, but they may soon take a backseat to paper drinking straws.


Rishab Jain Named America’s Top Young Scientist for his Invention of the Pancreatic Cancer Deep Learning System in the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Press Release from in Education
Oct 17, 2018 9:30 AM ET

St. Paul, Minn., October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/– Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Rishab Jain the winner of the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Rishab created an algorithm to make pancreatic cancer treatment more effective by using artificial intelligence to accurately locate and track the pancreas in real-time during MRI radiotherapy.


Social entrepreneur Jack Sim, founder of World Toilet Organization, argues that digital technology can be used to create opportunities for the world’s poorest populations, but a joined-up approach from stakeholders is needed

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Oct 17, 2018 9:25 AM ET

The challenge of ending poverty for the world’s 3.7 billion poor is larger than any one entity can solve. Crucially, this task also presents a market opportunity so large that there is more than enough work for all active stakeholders to engage in. More than ever before, digital technology is making these opportunities easier to harness.


Methane emissions key material risk and opportunity for oil and gas industry

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Oct 17, 2018 9:00 AM ET

October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As the private sector adopts climate disclosure standards established by the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the oil and gas industry faces increasing pressure from its investors to disclose how it is managing climate risk, including emissions of methane from oil and gas.


Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 17, 2018 9:00 AM ET

The #MeToo movement has had far-reaching implications for women and workplaces globally. The volume and breadth of incidents raise real questions about our progress toward workplace gender equality.

In response, some companies have taken this moment to re-examine their approach to workplace harassment and women’s empowerment, from establishing new policies to engaging employees in difficult conversations.


New scenarios are emerging that pair storage with conventional gas turbine generation

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Oct 17, 2018 9:00 AM ET

The cost of energy storage has fallen to the point where the power generation industry is moving from demonstration projects to full deployment. Driven by demand and a federal order designed to nurture broader adoption of storage capabilities, practical applications of energy storage are emerging that are competitive with conventional solutions.

In addition, continued annual reductions in the cost for storage will reveal more and more applications where energy storage makes economic sense. A great example can be found in the performance optimization of gas turbines.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Oct 17, 2018 8:30 AM ET

HOUSTON, October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), announced that the Company will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross North Florida Region chapter to support relief efforts following Hurricane Michael.


Global Leaders & Luminaries from the world's leading Companies, NGOs and Public Sector convened at the Annual Ideagen Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit at the United Nations

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 17, 2018 8:30 AM ET

Annual Ideagen™ Global Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit 2018 - Achieve the Goals.

September 14, 2018-- Ideagen™ together with leaders and luminaries from the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the Annual Ideagen Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit.

Ideagen™ -- A Global Accelerator where the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector organizations convene to accelerate systemic solutions via catalytic collaboration to solve for x.


by Tina Casey

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 17, 2018 8:25 AM ET

According to some U.S. food industry observers, interest in small farms and sustainable agriculture is on the rise among young people.


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