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Conversations With Consequence: Professionals from Hilton and Microsoft Weigh In On Sustainability Innovation

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit.  We asked business sustainability professionals:

What new opportunities are on the horizon for business to better “innovate for sustainability”?

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Brands Play It Safe With Super Bowl LIII

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Around the country, millions of people tuned in to watch Super Bowl LIII, a day not only for the competition between two franchises, but also a time when brands pull out all the stops for advertising campaigns. In fact, 17.7 percent of adults watching the game say the ads are their favorite part of the Super Bowl.  And like Super Bowls of the past, some of the standout ads from this weekend’s game did more than just promote the latest product.

Did Facebook, Microsoft, and Google Really Just Sponsor an Event With a Climate Denial Session?

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Did you happen to see the story the other day; Facebook, Microsoft, and Google were high-level sponsors of the libertarian student conference, LibertyCon, which featured a session denying climate change?

Benevity Welcomes Eve Stacey to Executive Team as President

Former SAP Concur Executive brings expertise in scaling strategy and operations for global growth
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CALGARY, AB, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced that Eve Stacey will join its executive team as President starting February 4, 2019. In this role, Eve will lead Benevity’s Client Success, Sales, Marketing, International and Strategic Partnership functions.

Benevity Clients Make Up More Than One Third of “JUST 100” List of America’s Most JUST Companies

List Ranks Companies on Issues Ranging from Employee Benefits to Community Support, Environmental Impact and More
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CALGARY, Canada, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that more than one third of the companies on JUST Capital's list of America’s 100 “most JUST” corporations are Benevity clients. Developed in partnership with Forbes, the 2018 JUST 100 is the independent research nonprofit’s third annual ranking of publicly traded U.S.

Turning Veterans into Cyber Warriors: Booz Allen and Expert Panel Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

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As organizations migrate more and more sensitive data to the cloud and work in general becomes increasingly tech-focused, the cybersecurity field has developed a talent supply problem. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, “We are on pace to reach a cybersecurity workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase over the forecast made in the 2015.” 

Microsoft Works to Empower People, Strengthen Communities, and Protect Our Planet

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As Microsoft pursues its mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, there is great opportunity for their customers, partners and company.  With that opportunity comes a great responsibility to society. That is why Microsoft continuously works to apply the power of technology to empower all people, strengthen communities globally and protect our planet. It is also why their policies and business practices are rooted in a commitment to timeless values such as trust, privacy, inclusion, and transparency.  

AIAG Announces Launch of Global Core Tools Cloud App to Enable Supply Chain Innovation

Microsoft and AIAG partner to support automotive suppliers around the globe
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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) announced last year the launch of the AIAG Core Tools Software (CTS) cloud-based software, as a replacement to the 15-year-old Microsoft Excel based CDROM.  AIAG started with a Voice of the Customer Survey that showed over 80% of the automotive supply chain currently use Microsoft Excel to author and manage their Core Tools forms.  The respondents strongly suggested a better solution that would include: Robust Security, Form Linkage, Project Man

WBCSD Sustain Newsletter | Concrete Sustainability and Our New CEO Guide to Water

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Water is not only key to the world’s stability, prosperity and peace, but is also essential for business to operate. WBCSD’s new CEO Guide to Water makes the case for executive business action on water and outlines key steps for business to take. The Guide, whose foreword is signed by executives from Olam, Diageo, Firmenich, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Veolia, aims to encourage widespread action by companies across the world, regardless of their sector and size.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Sustainability at Microsoft: IT Innovation, the Future of Work and Moving From a Know-it-all Culture to a Learn-it-all Culture

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Where does sustainability fit in a diverse IT company like Microsoft? For a special edition of Panorama, WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker sits down with Toni Townes-Whitley, Corporate Vice-President for Industry at Microsoft, to discuss the increasing role of information technology in our lives, Microsoft’s vision for the future of work and how business leaders can work to deliver the SDGs.

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