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Delos Aligns With TPP Capital Management Group to Advance Accessibility of Health and Well-Being Solutions Across Qualified Opportunity Zones

North Philadelphia’s Tioga District will be the first community to benefit from the opportunity for improved well-being of community members while also serving as a case study in cross-sector collaboration for Black urban neighborhoods in opportunity zone
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PHILADELPHIA, December 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Delos, a global wellness real estate and technology company based in New York, today announced its intended collaboration with TPP Capital Management Group (TPP), a Philadelphia based Black-led social impact private equity fund manager and healthcare real estate development firm, to advance health and wellness through buildings in urban communities.

Tackling Digital Poverty in Ireland

NortonLifeLock helps launch Empower’s Connect & Include Initiative
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By Amanda Davis Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

 

UPS Stories | Passion, Purpose and Bow Ties

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Young entrepreneur Treandos is inspired.

Not only does he want to make the world a better and more colorful place via the unquestioned magic of the bow tie, he is also combatting a real and persistent issue in many communities … food insecurity.

For this enterprising kid, it’s where passion meets purpose.

With his drive to help others, he found an ally in UPS. Watch this Wishes Delivered video and see how one kid is making a difference in a grown up world.

UPSers in select cities wore gold bow ties on Nov. 20 as part of #BowTieDay and #WishesDelivered. 

Merck Recognized by NMSDC for Advancing Minority Business Inclusion

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Merck is honored to be recognized as a 2020 Corporation of the Year by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). 

NMSDC presents its prestigious “Corporation of the Year” Award(s) to recognize a select number of national corporate members and their exemplary achievements in minority supplier inclusion.  This award is regarded as the most significant honor to a major corporation for the utilization of ethnic minority-owned (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American) suppliers.

Invesco Cares Donates $54,000 for Student Technology and Supplies

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In a school year like no other, Invesco Cares chapters have stepped up with Operation Backpack to help students thrive despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Since August, Invesco Cares chapters across North America have donated a collective $54,000 to 11 schools and nonprofits benefiting local students. Each market received $6,000 to donate to organizations of their choice to support basic technology and school supply needs for children in communities Invesco operates.

Built for All: A Global Framework for Building Inclusive Economies

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Our global economic system has enabled billions to lift themselves from poverty. It fueled material success and sustained improvements in health, literacy, and nutrition. As a result, we have seen rising living standards, significant advances in technology, soaring innovation and strong social progress.

However, the benefits of economic growth were not always fairly or broadly distributed, and the models of our past successes might not be those that could lead us into a new era of sustained and shared prosperity.

UPS Longitudes | Flying to New Heights

Jae Brown @ Fly Vekter
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Knowledge is power. More specifically, knowledge about technology is power.

That’s why I devote my time to bringing the drone industry to as many people as possible (even in the face of an unprecedented global pandemic).

I started my business, Fly Vekter, in late 2017. Why? Because I wanted to leverage drones before they went mainstream, while I could still find a way to differentiate myself from the competition.

Good Broadband for Everyone

By Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware
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Since the pandemic hit and millions of us retreated to our homes, the situation has cast a bright spotlight on the problem of ubiquitous broadband. Access to the Internet is now more essential than owning a car for many of us, yet an estimated 40 million in the U.S. currently lack high-speed Internet. Large swaths of rural America – not connected. Underserved urban populations – not connected.

UPS Longitudes | Sustainable Development in a Post-COVID World

Penny Naas @ UPS
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This year has unleashed an onslaught of global challenges: natural disasters, economic volatility, social protests and a pandemic that has upended our way of life and illuminated longstanding inequities. 

At the same time, as we begin to look to the future, we see some bright spots in terms of how companies are looking at the lessons from the past few months. Corporations have an opportunity to change the status quo, question decisions and start with a clean slate to develop more sustainable and equitable work policies, processes, products and investments.

UPS Longitudes | Women Small Business Owners Look Beyond the Pandemic

Nikki Brown @ SHE Media
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In a year unlike any other, with COVID-19 shutdowns disrupting millions of small businesses, the pandemic has proven especially disheartening for women entrepreneurs.

According to a study by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, the number of women business owners dropped roughly 25 percent in the United States between February and April alone.

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