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Path to Driverless Transportation Rolls Through Data Collection, Analytics

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Data collection and the processing power needed to support autonomous driving are huge areas of focus for development. Companies are investing heavily in driverless technologies, evidenced by news that Intel Corp. is acquiring Mobileye, an autonomous driving technology leader whose portfolio includes machine learning, road mapping, sensors, and data analytics among other technologies.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (March 2017)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Kids and Teens Across America Make Their Mark on Hunger Through Service

generationOn and C&S Wholesale Grocers team up to engage youth in the fight against hunger and food insecurity
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the third annual Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign launches nationwide to encourage kids and teens to engage in service that will help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in their communities. The campaign is powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers.

How CSR Executives Can Lead Strategy in Uncertain Times

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If you lead your company’s corporate social responsibility or sustainability efforts, you are likely getting calls about the unpredictable political context in the U.S. and around the world.

C-suite leadership, colleagues, employees, and partners are asking you how your company is responding. You and your team are asking yourselves the same questions: What is our company’s role? How is it changing? Should we overhaul our societal engagement portfolio or do we stay the course?

UN Global Compact Launches the Women’s Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool

By identifying gaps in gender equality, the UN Global Compact works with C-suite business leaders to break gender bias and unlock growth
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/  Today, the United Nations Global Compact has launched the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) “Gender Gap Analysis Tool”, an online platform which helps global business leaders identify strengths, gaps and opportunities to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace and within the markets and communities they serve. The tool offers an assessment of a company’s progress in advancing gender equality, profiling companies as “Beginner”, “Improver,” “Achiever” or “Leader”.

Bechtel Helps Launch “Building Responsibly” Initiative to Promote Global Worker Welfare

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RESTON, Va., March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, the leading global engineering, procurement, and construction firm today announced the formation of a global coalition aimed at improving worker safety and productivity standards for construction and engineering projects as well as for their relevant supply chains.

Arrow Electronics: Innovating Lives

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March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - About 1 billion people–or 15 percent of the world’s population–live with a physical disability. To serve people with these challenges and make a difference in their lives, Arrow Electronics engages in a continuous stream of innovative projects in countries around the world. Recent examples of how Arrow and its employees are making a difference include:

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World Opened Worldwide on Feb. 17

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Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, in partnership with film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) and the American Society of Civil Engineers is supporting a new IMAX 3-D film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. On Feb. 15, Bechtel and its partners hosted a World Premiere at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater in Washington, DC. The film was released on Feb.

How Response to Intervention (RTI) Became a National Movement to Support Struggling Learners

by Austin Belisle
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Guest bloggers:

  • Mimi Corcoran, President, and CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
  • Judy Elliott, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Member, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board; Former Chair, RTI Action Network Advisory Board
  • Stevan Kukic, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Former Chair, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board
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Guest bloggers:

  • Mimi Corcoran, President, and CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
  • Judy Elliott, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Member, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board; Former Chair, RTI Action Network Advisory Board
  • Stevan Kukic, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Former Chair, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board

CBRE Partners with Plan International on Ambitious Safer Cities Initiative

by Lucy Aldrich-Smith, Corporate Responsibility Manager, CBRE EMEA
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To celebrate International Women’s Day, CBRE is proud to announce an extension to its partnership with children’s charity, Plan International, to bring the charity’s ‘Safer Cities’ programme to Nairobi in Kenya.

About Safer Cities
Every year, over 20 million girls move to cities to find jobs and escape the abuse and early marriage often experienced in rural communities. But far from finding opportunity, for thousands of girls city life can mean sexual harassment, violence or worse.

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