December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Booz Allen Hamilton, SEED SPOT, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), the Vinetta Project, and BEACON DC co-hosted an action-packed Pitch Night on Friday, December 7th. The event showcased the innovative ventures of women entrepreneurs who are creating tech-enabled solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
by Nicole Munoz; (Original Publication by Laboratory Equipment)
by Nicole Muñoz, SCS Global Services
Since the medical care system first embraced health and wellness as a core business paradigm, hospitals, healthcare workers and patients alike have reaped the benefits. Healthcare workers have fewer sick days, reduced medical expenses and greater workplace satisfaction, leading to increased employee retention.
Each year, stars come together to celebrate families who have adopted from foster care in the CBS Holiday Special: A Home for the Holidays.
This year LL Cool J, Gwen Stefani and Train help celebrate 20 years of creating families through foster care adoption. Join us in watching this heartwarming holiday special on December 21, 2018, at 8 p.m. on your local CBS station.
Kelsea Ballantyne earned her MBA/MS in 2016, as part of the Erb Institute and the Tauber Institute for Global Operations. She’s now in an executive development program at Boeing, working on the 777 and 777X airplanes, and she talked with Erb about her work there.
December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ Leading US mayors join CEOs and business leaders from North America’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how to lead the change to a sustainable future through investments, collaboration and innovation at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York, March 18-19.
The Civic 50 Annual Survey Recognizes Leaders in Community Building and Corporate Citizenship
ATLANTA, December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Points of Light opens The Civic 50 survey, an annual initiative that recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, The Civic 50 serves to recognize stronger corporate commitment to community through engagement, volunteerism, and social impact strategies.
Participation in The Civic 50 survey is open to companies with revenue of $1 billion or higher, that are prioritizing community-building, enhancing corporate citizenship, and delivering innovative employee volunteer programs.
SMITHFIELD, Va., December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year.
Follows on the success of the program in New York, London, Hong Kong and Toronto
Originally posted on bloomberg.com.
Bloomberg today announced the expansion of the news organization’s New Voices initiative to Sydney, Mumbai, Dubai and San Francisco in 2019, following on the success of similar launches this year in New York, London, Toronto, and Hong Kong.
The future of environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S), management will be driven by technology, and NAEM today announced plans to showcase that future at its 2019 Software Innovation and Technology Showcase on March 12-14 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans.
Together We Intend to Overcome Barriers to Access Treatment and Secure Supply of Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy Formulations
Vatican City, Johnson & Johnson announced that Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, part of its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, is working with the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with the intention of expanding access to lifesaving HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) for children in the developing world. The initiative seeks to address the fact that only about half of children under age 15 in the developing world are benefiting from ART. This was announced at a conference on pediatric HIV care taking place today in the Vatican City.
An outdoor art exhibit in Lexington, Kentucky, has transformed the site of a former slave auction into an outdoor museum designed to unify a community.
Lexington, Kentucky, was once one of the largest slave auction sites in the U.S. Today, the same site where African American men, women, and children were once sold as property is telling a different story, thanks to the civic art project “I Was Here.”
Schools Grants support school bee hives, children’s education and awareness about the vital role that bees play in food systems
AUSTIN, Texas, December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it has awarded Bee Hive Grants to two schools in Washington, D.C. with money raised from the inaugural Give Bees a Chance campaign held this summer. Grant recipients include District of Columbia International School and Hearst Elementary School. Each school will receive support for an educational bee hive on campus, providing students with learning opportunities around science, ecology, nutrition, business and agriculture learning opportunities.
Two years ago, the sustainability business community elected me to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Stakeholder Council (SC). Thank you, it has been an honor to represent you. I recently traveled to Amsterdam to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council. I thought our readers might like to hear some of what we discussed and learned.
As an EHS leader wearing many hats, you may feel that you lack the knowledge, unique expertise, bandwidth, or budget to juggle all EHS issues or tackle surprises. There’s somebody out there who can help you take it easy—an EHS consulting firm.
Learn how you can convince management of the wisdom of hiring an EHS consultant- with inspiration from Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski!
“We’ve seen firsthand how mentoring helps young people access higher education and reach their potential in college and beyond.” Raymond W. McDaniel, Jr. President & CEO, Moody’s Corporation