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Booz Allen’s Jennie Brooks Receives San Diego Business Journal Business Women of the Year Award

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As Booz Allen’s first female vice president of the San Diego office, Jennie Brooks has a proven track record for leading with purpose, driving growth for clients matched with a strong civic sensibility. On December 27, the San Diego Business Journal named her among its 25 Business Women of the Year for 2018.

Limitless Learning, Community-Driven Culture Make Booz Allen a Top San Diego Workplace

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San Diego is the place to be for tech professionals. The city ranked first among U.S. cities for projected tech hiring in human resource consulting firm Robert Half’s annual report of forecasts and trends. In this hot market for talent, Booz Allen continues to stand out.

On November 11, The San Diego Union-Tribune and Energage (formerly WorkplaceDynamics) recognized Booz Allen as a 2018 Top Workplace and honored the tech giant with the Innovation Spotlight Award for being an organization that encourages new ideas.

WBCSD Senior Representatives Join Ethical Corporation October Events

Representatives from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development will join 400+ peers at Ethical Corporation’s London-based event
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September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This year’s Summit builds on last year’s landmark event, with even more of a ‘Silicon Valley’ flavor as the event looks to tackle the three core issues impacting tech-driven business; data ethics and privacy, social impact and climate action.

It is imperative to advance ethical leadership in today’s age of digital disruption. Failure to do so will result in loss of customer trust, shareholder value and ultimately, profits.

Big Impact in Bio: Identifying Biosignals to Improve Women’s Health

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From an early age, Suzanne Rohrback had a unique insight into the need for science to bridge gaps in medical care. Her big brother is autistic and growing up, Rohrback remembers thinking there were no good options for him – unmedicated, he could be unpredictably violent and medicated, he would be zombie-like. “But we don’t understand enough about what goes wrong in this condition to have created a better solution,” she says.

San Diego to Develop Innovative Hydropower Energy Storage Project

500 MW San Vicente Energy Storage Facility Would Increase Renewable Energy Capacity, Accessibility
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SAN DIEGO, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has been selected to serve as owners’ representative for an energy storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California. The project owners, the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego, are assessing the potential to develop the 500 megawatt (MW) San Vicente Energy Storage Facility (SVESF) to increase the availability and efficiency of renewable energy for the region. It will provide enough stored energy to supply approximately 325,000 homes annually.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - July 2017

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GM Scales Autonomous Vehicle Fleet to 180 Electric Cars
GM is using mass-production methods to manufacture 130 fully electric Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology at an assembly plant in Michigan. These vehicles will join the 50 already deployed in San Francisco, Scottsdale and metro Detroit. GM is testing these self-driving cars and collecting real-world data, ensuring they meet the company’s strict safety and quality standards.

Maven Gig Accelerates the Freelance Mobility Economy

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  • Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
  • The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
  • Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance and unlimited miles.
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  • Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
  • The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
  • Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance and unlimited miles.

CBRE Video: Workplace360 | Downtown San Diego

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Watch how CBRE’s Downtown San Diego office has evolved by focusing on the employee experience in an environment that enhances efficiencies and encourages collaboration. CBRE’s Workplace Strategy doesn’t just cater to the big office users. Their strategies are scalable and help create an environment that will attract and retain a talented workforce.

You can view this and other CBRE videos here.

Qualcomm Employees Participate in San Diego Heart Walk

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On Saturday, September 17, Qualcomm employees came together to help to make the American Heart Association’s 2016 San Diego Heart Walk a big success! Our team in blue was highly visible and the event was an enjoyable, healthy way to meet new co-workers while making a life-saving difference for our community. Thanks to the support and enthusiasm of our participating colleagues, Qualcomm’s fundraising efforts ranked us among the top company teams.

Qualcomm Celebrates Diversity at the San Diego Pride Parade

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Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to march in the San Diego Pride Parade alongside 300 other “Qualcommers,” their families, and friends. It’s the sixth year in a row that I’ve participated in this celebration of our LGBT community, and I always find it a personally rewarding experience. In a way, the parade is a reflection of our company: a diverse community, marching forward together.

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