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Knowledge as a Driver of Public Perceptions about Climate Change Reassessed

Árvai’s research clearly shows that education and decision support, aimed at the public and policy makers, is not the lost cause that many followers of the culture wars think it is
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There’s an emerging body of research suggesting that how much people know about climate change is unrelated to how much they care about it, or how much support they’ll have for actions aimed at addressing it.  This research argues that our feelings about climate change are instead a function of “cultural variables”, which work independently from knowledge.  New research by Joe Árvai and colleagues from ETH Zürich suggest that this is in fact not the case. Much of the research comparing culture and knowledge misses the mark in terms of how both knowledge and culture are measured.  

The Spark of Innovation | Out-Innovating Hackers: Car Companies Join Forces with Booz Allen

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In the second installment of the six-part video series, “The Spark of Innovation,” Alexandra Heckler and Josh Laredo discuss how Booz Allen Hamilton became involved in the auto industry’s quest to define and understand the cyber opportunities and threats surrounding cars of today and tomorrow.

When she was six, Alexandra learned from her father how to take apart and rebuild a ’68 Corvette. “In hindsight, I think ‘my dad was trying to teach me to solve a problem,’” Alexandra recalls. “To figure out ‘what can I do to make it better?’”

The Civic 50: AT&T No. 1 Community-Minded Communications Company

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For the third time in 5 years, AT&T has been ranked the top community-minded communications company by The Civic 50. The company has been on the list each year since Civic 50’s inception in 2012. This recognition is a testament to the culture of service at AT&T and the commitment from employees to give their time, talent and money in support of the greater good. 

Learn more here.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Austin-Area Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, education and development
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AUSTIN, Texas, November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations for three local nonprofits to help revitalize Austin neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler, the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT local initiative grants for Austin will provide support for affordable housing, education and cultural development.

New Video Series | The Spark of Innovation: Booz Allen Problem Solvers Explain What It’s Like to be on the Front Lines of Tomorrow’s Challenges

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The collection of 2-3 minute videos will capture Booz Allen problem solvers discussing their approach to tackling tomorrow’s biggest challenges, one innovation at a time. These stories span geographies and industries, but all reflect a shared desire to change the world.

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The collection of 2-3 minute videos will capture Booz Allen problem solvers discussing their approach to tackling tomorrow’s biggest challenges, one innovation at a time. These stories span geographies and industries, but all reflect a shared desire to change the world.

Tokyo 30: Behind the Push to Revamp Work Culture in Japan

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Originally posted on www.bloomberg.com.

This week, leaders from business, government, academia and the press gathered in Tokyo as part of our global newsmaker series for a discussion on the changing foundation and dynamics of working life in Japan.

Alliance Data Named One of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine

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For the 2nd year in a row, Alliance Data has been named one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine. What's the main ingredient in our recipe for success? Our associates. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and professional development opportunities that challenge and motivate our associates. Another essential element of our value proposition - our culture. This is where we distinguish ourselves.

Historic Hahne’s Department Store Building Reopens in Downtown Newark, N.J.

Landmark offers contemporary residences with exceptional shopping and dining experience, featuring Newark’s first Whole Foods and Barnes & Noble along with a new restaurant from Chef Marcus Samuelsson and community arts space
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How the University Environment Affects a Changing Demographic

By: Rohini Anand
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College students’ social encounters on campus shape their college experience. Therefore, it is imperative that campuses foster inclusive environments where all students feel valued, respected and celebrated. This in mind, the need for a sense of belonging is more pressing than ever. Our society’s tendency to display racial intolerance, cultural disengagement and lack of understanding across differences calls for more culturally aware campuses.

The 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program Makes First Stop in San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, TX, March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program will hold its first 2017 session on May 22 to 26 at the University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus. The purpose of the program is to prepare participants to create an implement highly successful D&I strategies for organizational excellence.

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