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Northern Trust London Office Hosted a 'Trans Inclusion' Seminar

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The Northern Trust London office hosted a 'trans inclusion' seminar led by Global Butterflies, where attendees learned how to be a good ally to our trans colleagues and clients. 

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Lessons Learned on the Path to Sustainable Urban Logistics

Major European cities have become a testing ground for the next phase of city delivery.
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Mental Health Education in London

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In conjunction with Northern Trust’s Global Fund Services (GFS) group, our disability business resource council (DBRC) has launched a program of support, awareness and education around mental health at work. Although one-in-four people in the UK will experience mental ill-health, and sickness absence due to mental health issues is rising, mental health is still a highly stigmatized subject. This discrepency poses a significant problem to workplaces. 

Northern Trust London Partners Take on Tough Mudder to Raise Money for The Open University Disabled Veterans

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A group of our London partners ploughed through 10 miles of mud and took on over 20 obstacles in the Tough Mudder assault course raising nearly £2,000 for The Open University Disabled Veterans Scholarship Fund.

UPS London Switches on Smart Grid to Super-Charge Electric Delivery Fleet

Cutting Edge Deployment of Advanced Technology Vehicle & Charging Signals Shift Away from Reliance on Combustion Engine
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LONDON, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A UPS (NYSE:UPS) led consortium has deployed a radical new charging technology in London that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) without the need for the expensive upgrade to the power supply grid.

National Geographic Hosts ‘Evening of Exploration’ Gala in London, Highlighting Commitment to Exploration in Europe and Africa

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National Geographic recently hosted an “Evening of Exploration” at the Natural History Museum in London, the biggest event the organization has ever held in Europe. The gala was an opportunity to celebrate National Geographic’s 130 years of groundbreaking storytelling with National Geographic Explorers, National Geographic leaders, and luminaries from across Europe and Africa.

The Gender Equality Balancing Act

By Alan Foster, National Grid UK Chief Financial Officer.
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In January 2018, National Grid will sponsor the Leadership Conference for Women in Energy – Europe in London. It’s a timely reminder that there’s still a lot of work to do to achieve parity between men and women in senior leadership roles in energy and beyond. Alan Foster, National Grid’s UK Chief Financial Officer, explains.

You only have to scan the newspapers and airwaves from the past 12 months to recognise that gender equality in the workplace remains an issue.

More People, More Infrastructure: The Big City Challenge

by Daniel Rosen
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Global urban population growth is expected to skyrocket by 2050, at which point 70 percent of the world’s population will be living in cities. With this growth comes added strain to urban infrastructures, especially those in need of repair. 

Barclays Supports Living Wage Week: "I’ve Got So Much More Freedom”

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Before Julia Jemeljanenko started her job at Barclays, the most she ever earned was £7.40 an hour. Despite working a 50-hour week, she had very little money, even for essentials. “After rent and travel, I would have about £70 left for the month,” she says.

“My secret was eating once a day. At work I would get vouchers for lunch, and I would save them to use at the end of my shift, and that would be for dinner. Or I would give that to my partner and go and buy some simple things like potatoes or pasta. And that was fine. It was hard, but manageable.”

Bloomberg's New European Headquarters Rated the Most Sustainable Office Building Design

Sets new standard in sustainable office design with highest BREEAM rating under latest scheme
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Opening later this month in the city of London, Bloomberg's new European headquarters is the world's most sustainable office building, as designed. The building achieved an 'Outstanding' rating against the BREEAM sustainability assessment method, with a 98.5% score.

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