Innovation

MilliporeSigma Recognized for Sustainability Improvements at 2019 SCALE Awards

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“That’s the way we’ve always done it” is known as one of the most harmful phrases in business, as it keeps companies from exploring new ideas that could lead to innovation. However, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, defies this mindset by continually looking for new ways to improve the sustainability of its operations.

UPS Longitudes | Innovation and Entrepreneurship Can Cut Waste and Fuel the Circular Economy

Antonia Gawel | World Economic Forum
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It's time for a system reboot. The trends are clear. We have moved toward an economy of disposability where the valuable resources we extract are going to waste and causing harm to people and planet.

UPS Longitudes | What Companies That Excel at Innovation Get Right

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Leader
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Innovation labs, technology scouting outposts and accelerator programs to invest in startups have become ubiquitous in large companies, as have regularly-scheduled hackathons or idea challenges that invite employees to develop and pitch new ideas.

Yet, in some companies, all of that activity adds up to nothing more than “innovation theater.” In others, it actually yields a stream of internal improvements; new products and services; experiments with different business models; and investments in fledgling companies that are connecting with new customer segments.

Five ESG Investing Trends to Watch in 2020

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by Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI; Meggin Thwing Eastman, Research Editorial Director, MSCI; and Ric Marshall, Corporate Governance Research (ESG), MSCI. 

ESG themes are long-term, but some can emerge with sudden force. We are watching Five Trends we believe will unfold in 2020 to catapult ESG investing into the new decade:

1) Climate Change Innovators: Spotting the Sleeping Giants

Carnival Corporation Again Named Among America's Best Employers for Diversity

World's largest leisure travel company earns recognition for second consecutive year on annual Forbes list honoring top companies committed to diversity and inclusion based on independent survey of 60,000 employees nationwide
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MIAMI, January 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named for the second consecutive year as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity for 2020 by Forbes Media, one of the world's top business news sources.

Carnival Corporation Earns Fourth Consecutive Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index

World's largest travel company receives perfect score of 100 and designation as Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality from educational arm of America's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization
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Recognition marks seventh time Carnival Corporation has been named in annual report assessing LGBTQ workplace equality for commitment to inclusive and diverse workforce.

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Recognition marks seventh time Carnival Corporation has been named in annual report assessing LGBTQ workplace equality for commitment to inclusive and diverse workforce.

Facebook – Another Moral Dilemma

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by Francis G. Coleman, CBIS (recently retired after 32 years)

A Pew Research study revealed that social media is king when it comes to the news. In the US, 72 percent of millennials read the news via their Facebook, Twitter feed, and other social networking sites. Only 21 percent of people aged 50+ do the same. The older generation predominantly consumes news via their television.

D.C. Tech Community Recognizes Booz Allen for Innovation Center, Entrepreneurial Support

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As more startups and companies flock to D.C.’s inclusive tech scene, the region is becoming a burgeoning playground for emerging entrepreneurs. This past November, Technical.ly DC named eight individuals and companies who are contributing to the growth and advancement of the region in its first annual Technical.ly DC Awards which are voted on by the local tech community.

Meet the People Behind the Innovation in 2019

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Booz Allen’s employees are technology experts, engineers, and analysts—and parents, veterans, teachers, and lifelong learners who bring their unique perspectives and passion to their jobs every day.

Meet three of the people who used their backgrounds to innovate, inspire, and drive change around the world in 2019.

Lifting, learning, and growing

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