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ING, Verizon, Mars and Siemens on Transforming Business

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Being able to prove how transformative strategies contribute to the long-term goals of the business is crucial. To meet the UN Global Goals and the 2 Degree target requires a wholesale change in practice, across both the business and industry.  Something companies can’t do on their own, business needs to develop long-term partnerships that deliver the change required.

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators, One LEGO Brick at a Time

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Since 2004, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and its mission to engage and educate tomorrow’s tech leaders and innovators. Hundreds of Booz Allen employees have volunteered thousands of hours teaching young people how to push the boundaries of what’s possible and empowering them to change the world.

Meet Matt Erskine. He’s an executive advisor at Booz Allen, former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and a FIRST volunteer. Matt recently teamed up with about 50 other volunteers from Booz Allen, and FIRST supporters Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to build LEGO® mission models for Virginia-DC FIRST LEGO League.

Matt told us more about his volunteer experience and how playing with LEGOs inspires innovation in both kids and adults. 

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Since 2004, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and its mission to engage and educate tomorrow’s tech leaders and innovators. Hundreds of Booz Allen employees have volunteered thousands of hours teaching young people how to push the boundaries of what’s possible and empowering them to change the world.

Meet Matt Erskine. He’s an executive advisor at Booz Allen, former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and a FIRST volunteer. Matt recently teamed up with about 50 other volunteers from Booz Allen, and FIRST supporters Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to build LEGO® mission models for Virginia-DC FIRST LEGO League.

Matt told us more about his volunteer experience and how playing with LEGOs inspires innovation in both kids and adults. 

How Are Retailers Contributing to the Economy?

Representing a third of the world’s GDP, the global retail industry is coming under pressure to demonstrate their local impact in today’s challenging economic and political climate.
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November 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Good business has been defined in recent years as companies proactively being responsible and held accountable to their actions. No longer is it enough to develop safe products, recycle, and make charitable donations as the bedrock of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy. More must be done to demonstrate contributions that make an impact to society and communities, inspire positive change, and make a genuine difference to people’s lives.

Scarcity Is The Mother Of Innovation: Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group

The Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability, advancing sustainability through partnership with the Centre for Responsible Business (India)
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On 15th November, during the India and Sustainability Standards 2017 conference organized by Centre for Responsible Business, there was a high-level panel discussion on ‘towards strategies for the commons – pro-sustainability innovations in business models and strategies’, which was convened by Terry Nelidov, Managing Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan.

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement With Shell to Fuel North America’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Shell to supply LNG for two next-generation Carnival Cruise Line ships – world’s most popular cruise brand and Carnival Corporation's largest brand. Vessels with industry-first "green cruising" design to enter service in 2020, 2022 with dual-fuel engines
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MIAMI, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the world's most popular cruise line, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG, LLC (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power North America’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ships.

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement With Shell to Fuel North America’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Shell to supply LNG for two next-generation Carnival Cruise Line ships – world’s most popular cruise brand and Carnival Corporation's largest brand. Vessels with industry-first "green cruising" design to enter service in 2020, 2022 with dual-fuel engines
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MIAMI, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the world's most popular cruise line, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG, LLC (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power North America’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ships.

Better World Leadership: New Study by Business Author Alice Korngold Shows the Value of Nonprofit Board Service in Advancing Diversity and Inclusion, Innovation, and the U.N. SDGs.

Study conducted with the World Environment Center and leading companies.
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Alice Korngold, President and CEO of Korngold Consulting, and author of two highly acclaimed books on board governance, service, and global problem-solving, releases a new study evaluating the leadership development value of nonprofit board service. The study also shows how companies can enhance nonprofit board-matching services for their employees.

New Technology Adds Another Layer to Pipeline Leak Detection

A set of very sharp ears will be added to our comprehensive pipeline monitoring and leak detection program, thanks to innovative new technology that will be added to the Keystone Pipeline System
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From the highly-trained operators who work in our computerized control centres around the clock, to our detailed maintenance and inspection programs and the regular patrols we do on the ground and from the air, it's safe to say that there are a lot of eyes on our pipelines as they deliver the natural gas and oil that fuels our society.

Techstars Atlanta’s 2017 Class Has Wow Factor at Demo Day

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The 2017 Techstars Atlanta accelerator program recently culminated with Demo Day, where the 10 startup founders presented their unique businesses to nearly 1,000 investors and community supporters. Demo Day also kicked off the Venture Atlanta conference, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year.

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