When eleven-time U.S. Olympic medalist Mark Spitz said, “If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail,” he was talking about Olympic athletes, but the same could be said to cybersecurity professionals in the lead-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics, hosted in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Data-driven insights inform social engagement programs of the world’s leading companies
NEW YORK, February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CECP, in association with The Conference Board, is celebrating the launch of the 17th annual Giving in Numbers Survey. In the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally recognized research of corporate social engagement of its kind, the survey is open through March 30, 2018, to companies with revenues of US $2 billion or more, including companies not yet affiliated with CECP or The Conference Board.
The fourth theme in The Possibility Report series, LEARN examines how technology stands to transform the classrooms of the future, whether they’re in a traditional school, the prison system, or beyond.
Impact measurement has become a must for today’s CSR professionals. But how are organizations using the data collected to communicate the impact they’re having on their communities and society?
November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The forthcoming ACCP Measurement Summit in Washington D.C. on 5th December 2017, kindly hosted by KPMG, will bring together CSR, sustainability and community investment professionals to discuss the different approaches being taken to measure both social and business impacts, addressing the challenges and unlocking the wealth of opportunities that measurement brings.
The conference hall at KPMG Headquarters in Amsterdam buzzed with excitement at the 4th International Reporting 3.0 Conference, where “positive maverick” experts gathered to outline an ambitious agenda for triggering the emergence of a regenerative and distributive global economy through reporting, accounting, data, and new business models.
To speed the search to cure diseases, genomics leader HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology generates enormous amounts of DNA data in its research labs. To tackle petabytes of information, they partnered with HPE to design flexible, high-performance systems and connectivity solutions that support intensive research, collaboration, and analysis. The powerful technology is helping HudsonAlpha’s scientists deliver on the tremendous promise of genomics to drive medical breakthroughs including ground-breaking research into Zika and other deadly diseases.
Axelspace is making access to space – and its data – an everyday reality with smaller, more flexible satellites. Until now, high-resolution satellite imagery has been an expensive and low-frequency service, often left to national governments. But now, with the increasingly low costs of microsatellite technology, it’s possible to provide high-frequency coverage of the entire Earth to private companies or research institutions.