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Amazon Asks Developers to Create Alexa Skills that Inspire Behavior Changes

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Smart speakers have become one of the hottest products in consumer technology with experts predicting that 56.3 million will be sold worldwide this year. Recently, Amazon, one of the largest smart speaker manufacturers, introduced Alexa Donations with Amazon Pay, which allows users to donate directly to charities through an Alexa skill, or voice activated capability.

iCause Launches Global Rewards Platform

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July 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - iCause is proud to introduce an innovative rewards system, that lets you combine your weekend plans with earning rewards.

The iCause rewards system consists of points that are accumulated with various activities tied to events and volunteering. The influence section provides you with a rating and an overview of all activities and earned reward points.

In your influence section you will see:

- Event activity history

- Influence level

- Rewards points

BSR Alumni Discuss the Evolution of Sustainable Business Over the Past 25 Years

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In a plenary session at the BSR Conference 2017, a panel of BSR alumni, including Amazon's Kara Hurst' Levi Strauss & Co.'s Michael Kobori; and Alliance of Green Consumption and Green Supply Chain, China, and The Sustainability Consortium's Wei Dong Zhou discussed the evolution of sustainable business over the past 25 years.

“The BSR Conference has converted me from an optimistic pessimist to an optimistic optimist,” Kobori said.

Watch the full video below:

The Next Quarter Century’s Organic Marketplace: Insights from Stonyfield Farm's Gary Hirshberg

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In 1977, during the heyday of the emerging “alternative energy” movement, I attended a solar greenhouse conference where I remember one of our little tribe’s pioneers opined about how much less exciting the solar “revolution” was going to be when it finally went mainstream. “I know what’s going to happen,” architect Steve Baer of Zomeworks pronounced – “solar collectors are going to be advertised in Sears newspaper inserts! I’m going to hate it but I’ll know we have arrived.”

Box of Chocolates Triggers ‘V-Waste Guilt’

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
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As someone who spends quite a bit of time with sustainability professionals, I try to minimize my own environmental footprint. 

So it was a bummer earlier this week when my efforts to be a good husband and green-minded consumer generated unwanted V-waste. 

My Valentine’s Day shopping routine was disrupted because the New York City jewelry and chocolate stores where I routinely bought gifts had both recently closed, presumably the victims of steep midtown Manhattan rent hikes.

Five Companies Giving Back This Holiday Season

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Company philanthropic efforts over the holidays are nothing new – in fact, many companies have heritage campaigns they've committed to year over year. Yet, each year heralds in new campaigns and innovations to existing efforts and this holiday season is no different. This past month we saw brands make landmark donation commitments, react to real-time news – executives even slept on the streets to show how they care. Here's a roundup of the latest seasonal campaigns that caught our eye:

Bloomberg Named one of the Top 100 NYC Top Tech Employers

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Originally posted on Built in NYC

Built In NYC proudly presents the 2016 list of the Top 100 Digital Companies in New York City. The list ranks digital tech employers of all varieties, from direct-to-consumer e-commerce startups to software powerhouses, based on local, full-time employee count.

Employees by the numbers

Washington Diversity Council Highlights Leadership Excellence at 2016 Washington Diversity & Leadership Conference

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SEATTLE, October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Washington Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Washington Diversity and Leadership Conference on November 17, 2016 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics. In addition, business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Diversity: Driving Business Forward.”

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