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UNHCR, Accenture Study Finds Internet, Mobile Connectivity a Lifeline for Refugees

Press Release

GENEVA and ARLINGTON, Va., September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Refugees view access to a mobile phone and internet as being critical to their safety and security and essential for keeping in touch with loved ones. Many refugees regard a connected device as being as vital to them as food, water or shelter, according to a new report from UNHCR- the UN Refugee Agency- and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

Hang Up and Drive

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AECOM Impact blog

Jacy Good, co-founder of Hang Up and Drive, a campaign that advocates for cell phone-free roads, spoke at a recent industry event attended by AECOM employees during the company’s Safety Week at the end of April. In her recent blog post, Good retells her story and makes the case for banning all forms of cell phone use while driving.

Start the Year Off Fresh: Clean Out Your Drawers!

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Start the year off fresh: clean out your drawers!

By Gary Duffy, Director of product marketing

If you’re anything like me, you don’t even start to think about your New Year’s resolution until the ball in Times Square starts to drop. Then, all of a sudden a resolution to take into the New Year seems to be really important. 

So this year I am getting ahead of the curve and making my New Year’s resolutions early.  Today, on December 19, my New Year’s resolutions for 2014 are:  

USAID Bets on Tool for Real-Time Mobile Data

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USAID invests $100,000 in the devlopment of Labor Link, a mobile technology that gives companies real-time data from their supply chains, and gives workers and farmers a voice to report on conditions in their workplace or community. 

Agency partners with Labor Link to Crack the Code on Affordable Last-Mile Communication with Farmers & Workers
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USAID invests $100,000 in the devlopment of Labor Link, a mobile technology that gives companies real-time data from their supply chains, and gives workers and farmers a voice to report on conditions in their workplace or community. 

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.

Supporting Our Military Heroes

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By Jason Leiker

Like many movements, it started with a single voice. The voice of a 15-year-old girl:

“I know that you are a big company and probably get requests for help all the time, but our troops really need us to help them right now more than ever.”

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