Digital Economy

Verizon Brings Together Major Fortune 500 Companies to Launch Women's Colab

Today’s Women’s CoLab event features leading women sharing insights and career advice.
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Women’s CoLab founding partners include Accenture, A Effect, Degreed, Ferrero, Harvard Business, Mastercard, Scary Mommy, The Achieve Institute, The Estée Lauder Companies, The Female Quotient, UN Foundation, Walmart, Watermark and more.

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Women’s CoLab founding partners include Accenture, A Effect, Degreed, Ferrero, Harvard Business, Mastercard, Scary Mommy, The Achieve Institute, The Estée Lauder Companies, The Female Quotient, UN Foundation, Walmart, Watermark and more.

Mastercard Delivering on “Doing Well by Doing Good”

Annual Sustainability Report Focuses on Action, Impact on Society, Economy and Planet
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Mastercard has released its 2019 Sustainability Report outlining its progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. The report charts impact and progress against four areas: Inclusive Growth; Our People and Culture; Environmental Stewardship; and Ethical and Responsible Standards.

Mastercard Builds on COVID-19 Response with Commitment to Connect 1 Billion People, 50 Million Small Businesses, 25 Million Women Entrepreneurs to the Digital Economy by 2025

Extends effort beyond 500 million financially included over the past five years. Maximizes technology, partnerships to deliver aid, insights and access to businesses and communities. Blends support of economic and health well-being.
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PURCHASE, NY., April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The health and economic consequences of COVID-19 have highlighted the critical need to support vulnerable populations, many of whom are disproportionately impacted.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Digi Dhan Team

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The Digi Dhan team set up Digi Dhan, meaning digital money, in partnership with the NASSCOM Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to using technology for good. The campaign supports the Indian government’s move to a digital economy to help tackle fraud. In India, there is a growing need to educate communities and local business owners on the availability and safety of cashless transactions. The campaign has already trained more than 4,600 beneficiaries on at least one cashless transaction mode.

HPE VIDEO | Powering the Digital Economy

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Emerging technologies get a lot of attention for the promise of transforming the future. But there’s not enough energy available to power the IT infrastructure to run these IT applications at their imagined scale. HPE is creating solutions to power the future sustainably.

Watch our video and learn more about IT Efficiency in our new Living Progress Report.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Leading with a Sustainable Strategy

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If the world is going to become more sustainable, we all need to know where we stand — how much energy we’re using and how to use energy more intelligently. The convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and energy gives us a tremendous opportunity to tap the value of data — especially data in context — to advance sustainability across buildings, data centers, industry, and infrastructure.

Accenture Publishes 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company’s achievements include surpassing 2020 carbon target and advancing Skills to Succeed initiative to equip people with skills for digital economy 
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Company’s achievements include surpassing 2020 carbon target and advancing Skills to Succeed initiative to equip people with skills for digital economy 

Connecting to an Energy-Efficient Future

by Philippe Delorme, EVP, Building & IT Business
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As the world continues through large transitions, including increased digitization and the seemingly endless demand for more energy, accurate data collection has become a priority — the foundation of successful innovation and collaboration. Realizing this need, many companies have initiated efforts to collect energy data. This admirable and critical first step is not enough, however.

Uncovering Opportunities: Changing How We Think About Energy

by Vincent Petit, ‎Senior Vice President, Global Thought Leadership
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If someone asked you to name the top challenge presented by urbanization and our escalating world population, what would you say? One answer could be: the ever-increasing need for energy – which is one of the most basic dilemmas of modern life. But with the right approach, we can turn this challenge into an opportunity.

Urbanization: In search of a better life

Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving

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We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative, entrepreneurial, and passionate people, we can accelerate solutions that create positive and lasting change.

Last year, Cisco set an ambitious new goal: harnessing the power of global problem solvers to positively impact the lives of one billion people by 2025.

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