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Why Seizing Sustainability Makes Sense

By Lawrence Aylward
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Albertsons Cos. released a new line of compostable and Earth-friendly products last April under its Open Nature store brand that are not only sustainable, but they are innovative.

“Of course, we wanted to do the right thing for our social responsibility,” she adds. “We also wanted to solve a problem for many of our shoppers. They were looking for sustainable products in these categories, and there weren’t many options with the name brands..."

Booz Allen, Kaggle, PBS KIDS Team Up for 2019 Data Science Bowl

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More than 850 teams of data scientists, technologists, and other experts from around the world are hard at work applying their skills to uncover new insights and support learning outcomes in the 2019 Data Science Bowl

2019 Pinnacle Awards Recognize Booz Allen’s Cedric Sims and Josh Sullivan

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Dr. Cedric Sims was named National Security/DHS Industry Executive of the Year and Dr. Josh Sullivan was a finalist for Artificial Intelligence Industry Executive of the Year in the 2019 Pinnacle Awards.

SASE Recognizes Eight Booz Allen Science and Engineering Professionals

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Asian Americans represent the second largest group (21%) of scientists and engineers in America, with 1.3 million workers in science and engineering occupations. The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) recently recognized eight of these professionals from Booz Allen for their contributions to the global business world, academia, and local communities.

United Nations Global Compact Issues New Guidance for Companies to Leverage Technology and Innovation to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

Guidance helps companies build better business models by integrating the SDGs into their innovation design process
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today issued new guidance for businesses to leverage the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to inspire their innovation processes and capture future market needs.

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

Missed Booz Allen at The Atlantic Festival? We’ve Got Your Recap Here

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Where should governments focus their digital protection amid unprecedented risk? How can technology and defense organizations bring more women into leadership roles? What does the future look like in artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and beyond?

Booz Allen explored these questions and more at The Atlantic Festival. The event took place Sept. 24-26 in Washington, DC, and highlights are now available online.

Timely insights from top speakers  

Shaping the Future of Public Administration With Booz Allen SVP—and NAPA Fellow—Dr. Cedric Sims

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The congressionally chartered National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) has been helping government leaders solve critical management challenges since 1967. NAPA Fellows are a prestigious group, representing former cabinet officials, members of Congress, governors, mayors, state legislators, prominent scholars, and business executives.

In 2019, Dr. Cedric Sims, a senior vice president with Booz Allen’s Justice, Homeland Security, and Transportation business, joined their ranks.

Looking Beyond ESG Integration With the Matthews Asia ESG Fund

Uncovering investment opportunities with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the world’s fastest-growing region.
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by Vivek Tanneeru, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia 

In Asia, ESG investing encompasses large, transformational changes. It focuses on companies that can potentially deliver profits and growth from improving the quality of life across the region. Within this context, Matthews Asia launched the Matthews Asia ESG Fund more than four years ago. Managed by Vivek Tanneeru, the Fund seeks to capitalize on the growth of the region by investing with an ESG lens.

Booz Allen and Capital CoLAB: Strengthening STEM From Baltimore to Richmond

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Stretching from Baltimore, MD, to Richmond, VA, the Capital Region surrounding Washington, D.C. has the third largest economy in the United States, with 53 Fortune 1000 companies and 115 federal labs and federally funded R&D centers, and is ranked third among the country’s top tech hubs based in employment. Yet digital technology workers only make up 6.2 percent of the region’s workforce – and there is more growth coming.

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