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Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: July 20 - July 24

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

IWBI webcasts

July 23 at 12:00pm ET: Keeping COVID-19 out of the classroom

Education Today: Exploring the Digital Vortex

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Join us for the second part of our new two-part blog series from #EducationNow on the Digital Vortex from Ronaldo Mota, a member of the Brazilian Academy of Education. Don’t miss the first installment in the series, Education Then: Entering the Digital Vortex.

He Deployed With Disaster Team to Help During COVID-19

Duke Energy’s Larry Reeder set out to make a difference with the National Disaster Medical System
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Who knew a magazine ad could change your life and give it greater purpose, joy and meaning?

That’s what happened for Larry Reeder, an Army veteran and radiation protection technician at Duke Energy’s Crystal River, Fla., power plant.

For Reeder, it all started 10 years ago while returning from a business trip. He picked up the magazine from the seat pocket on the airplane and the advertisement caught his eye because it read, “The Best of Care in the Worst of Times. Take on New Challenges. Join an Amazing Team. Protect Health and Save Lives.”

Seizing the Moment to Advance Data for Social Impact

COVID-19 is accelerating nonprofits' work and data science is stepping up to help
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The coronavirus pandemic has amplified the power of data science for social impact in many ways, from helping to deliver school lunch stipends to parents after schools closed to using technology to make accessing critical safety net programs more streamlined and user-friendly.

The Power of IoT in the New Normal

By Janet Ooi, IoT Industry Solutions and Marketing
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The world was not prepared for the pandemic. Never before has the entire world experienced such strange times. Working and studying from home has now become the new norm. The world is desperate to find a cure for this pandemic. Scientists are working hard to find the best treatment options, while “scientist-wannabes” are coming up with a variety of hoax measures to treat the global pandemic— everything from sesame oil, vinegar gargles, and sheep's head soup to garlic water. You name it.

The Importance of Recycling During a Pandemic

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Just about everything is shipped in a paper box including vital medical supplies and everyday items you buy at the grocery store. It’s also why recycling paper products and cardboard boxes has become even more critical to ensure there’s enough paper to support a variety of manufacturers in the supply chain.  
 
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been high demand for necessary supplies and without recycling, it’s hard for paper and cardboard manufacturers to keep up with the needs of the health care and grocery industries.

Education Then: Entering the Digital Vortex

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Join us for a new two-part blog series from #EducationNow on the Digital Vortex from Ronaldo Mota, a member of the Brazilian Academy of Education.

Will Plastic-Free July Survive the Coronavirus? Find Out from Loop and UPS on July 22.

Register now for the next event in 3BL Media’s ‘Learn from Home’ series.
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NEW YORK, July 14, 2020/3BL Media/ -- Plastic bag bans swept through cities, while coffee shops incentivized customers to use reusable cups. In recent years, avoiding plastic waste had become a “new normal” for many Americans. Then came the novel coronavirus, and with it a resurgence in single-use systems. 

For Plastic-Free July, we’ll take a closer look at a circular model that ensures health and hygiene while providing an alternative to single-use. 

The Truth About Digital Transformation

A new global survey reveals that organizations rapidly shifted their digital transformation priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. And that’s helping deliver a more “human-centric” experience.
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The Great Digital Transformation Debate

OCTO Initiative: Nonprofit Connect - Amplifying Impact with VMware's Nonprofit Customers

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At VMware, we believe that technology can be a significant force for good by helping address the world’s societal challenges when integrated with existing processes and in partnership with the people working closest to the challenges. As the world relies on 12 million global nonprofits to continue tackling the planet’s most pressing problems, we also recognize many of these nonprofits struggle with realizing the benefits of technology.

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