HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.
At just 9 years old, Khloe Thompson has already had a remarkable impact on her community, and she’s following in the footsteps of her grandmother: Stephanie Arnold, a technical sales manager with Domtar Enterprise Group.
Through Khloe’s efforts, four generations of women are working together to provide help for homeless women through Khloe Kares. This small but heartfelt initiative provides basic necessities to homeless women in and near Fullerton, California.
Climate change is perhaps the gravest challenge of this generation. And yet, its sharpest consequences are often local: The tens of thousands who have to flee the flames of a California wildfire. The generation that loses its livelihood after a lake dries up in Bolivia.
Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles — software engineering, especially — at their own companies. Their boards are saying, “We gave you the money to grow, grow, grow, but you’re not. You don’t have the engineers to get it done.” The board can’t miss that you only seem able to hire men. So your dev team is shorthanded.
Many believe Gavin Newsom will be the next Governor of the most populous state in the union. Today, in his first in-depth interview since the election, he is our guest here on Sea Change Radio. The former Mayor of San Francisco, and current Lieutenant Governor of California, Newsom is a nationally recognized pioneer in gay rights, a champion for the environment, and a consistently progressive Democrat.
To encourage businesses to use sustainable business practices, Republic Services along with the City of Martinez, CA presented their 2016 Eco Awards to top achievers. The winner include local business: Loaves and Fishes, Barrelista Coffee House, and John Swett Elementary.
In an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee, Jonah Smith, Sustainability Manager at MillerCoors and Nelson Switzer, Chief Sustainability Officer at Nestlé Waters North America share how they are working with 20 leading environmental organizations and food and beverage companies to protect California’s water supply.
In the heart of Silicon Valley, Antea Group’s San Jose team serves clients primarily in the technology (from electronics hardware to software and social media) and transportation industries (property and fuel from rail to roads). We help these clients to enable healthier, safer, and more environmentally responsible facilities, as well as design and produce more environmentally and financially efficient products.
Locally the Oakland office serves the Bay Area technology community with expertise in health and safety and due diligence. We also support the rail industry on a national level with environmental planning and permitting as well as incident response.