Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show.
- In the U.S., more than 48 million people live with physical disabilities, making seemingly everyday tasks more difficult.
- X1 eye control allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and more, all with a glance.
- It uses a web page remote control that works seamlessly with existing eye gaze hardware and software, Sip-and-Puff switches and other assistive technologies.
Environmental sustainability is simply part of doing business in a climate change world. From reducing energy usage and water waste to improving recycling and reuse efforts, companies large and small have implemented tactics and strategies to reduce their carbon footprints.
Our blog brings you some of those stories to not only honor their work, but also inspire your own efforts.
About Antea Group
by Robert J. Bowman
The quest for supply-chain sustainability requires paying as much attention to the package as the product inside it.
That necessity that doesn’t escape global life science leader MilliporeSigma. The company has launched a four-year effort to enforce green packaging for well over 300,000 products, translating into some 30,000 shipments a day.
The New Technology Integrationist Track is Designed to Bolster K-12 Educator Professional Learning and Student Academic Success
ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Mack Trucks Historical Museum unveiled an all-new exhibit titled “Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry.” The exhibit, which features three antique Mack® trucks and an interactive visitor education display, was made possible thanks to support from Mack Trucks and Republic Services, an industry leader in recycling and waste disposal and longtime Mack customer. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the exhibit.
Nearly 4,000 General Mills employees dedicated more than 6,637 volunteer hours
A record 3,937 General Mills employees participated in our 10th annual Global Volunteer Week, including employees from 46 locations (including 17 countries). In total, our employees dedicated more than 6,637 volunteer hours, which included positively impacting the environment, supporting hunger relief efforts, and helping our furry friends at animal rescue organizations.
The path from Amgen Scholars to working at a major pharmaceutical company has been anything but linear for Jan Botthof. Between his undergraduate work, PhD program, and now as a trainee in the International Future Leadership Program for Product Supply at Bayer, Botthof has taken time to try different roles and figure out the best balance of science in his career. Through his journey, Botthof has learned that many career options are available to those with science skills that go beyond traditional benchwork.
By: John A. Lanier
Blockchain could help usher in this era of easy energy exchange, which will move the energy system one step closer to being distributed. The more distributed our energy system, the less reliant we will be on fossil-fuel energy generation.
LEADING COMPANIES, POINTS OF LIGHT, IMPACT2030, AND PYXERA GLOBAL TALK ABOUT ADVANCING THE SUSTAINBLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS THROUGH EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
When: 7/11 at 11 AM EST
Click here to register.
Latest versions now available in German language
June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Updates to two versions of the GRI Standards – ‘GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018’ and ‘GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018’ – have been translated into German. They are now available to any German-speaking organization using the Standards.
All of the German translations of the Standards can be downloaded free of charge on the GRI website.
LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world leading sports and live entertainment company announced today that its vice president of energy and environment, John Marler, will join the Board of Directors of the Green Sports Alliance (GSA). The Green Sports Alliance is the leader in leveraging the market influence of sports to promote environmentally sustainable practices.
Every day, the healthcare industry processes massive amounts of data. To assess patients and provide treatments, doctors and physicians have to sift through it all, from patient history to genetic and environmental factors. But big data and technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) are changing how information is stored – the volume of it – and how it is shared and analyzed. These tools are helping process all of the information needed to make a prognosis more quickly than ever before.
Creating innovative, sustainable solutions for premiere projects throughout Quebec
The Association des firmes de génie-conseil (AFG), the association of engineering consulting firms of Quebec, held its 17th Edition of the Quebec Consulting-Engineering Awards, an event that highlights the province’s engineering experts and the best projects in the industry.
Internationally, we leverage fútbol as a means to encourage positive youth development. Through our Scotiabank Fútbol Club programs, we reach over 450,000 kids across Latin American and the Caribbean. One of these programs is Campeonato Infantil (Youth Championships and Leagues), which runs across Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay and reaches over 25,000 children on over 1,800 community teams.