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UPS Longitudes | COVID-19's Legacy: This Is How to Get the Great Reset Right

Klaus Schwab @ World Economic Forum | Thierry Malleret @ Monthly Barometer
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Already, in barely six months, the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged our world in its entirety — and each of us individually — into the most challenging times we’ve faced in generations.

It is a defining moment — we will be dealing with its fallout for years, and many things will change forever. It has wrought (and will continue to do so) economic disruption of monumental proportions, creating risk and volatility on multiple fronts — political, social, geopolitical — while exacerbating deep concerns about the environment and also extending the reach of technology into our lives.

Seizing the Moment to Advance Data for Social Impact

COVID-19 is accelerating nonprofits' work and data science is stepping up to help
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The coronavirus pandemic has amplified the power of data science for social impact in many ways, from helping to deliver school lunch stipends to parents after schools closed to using technology to make accessing critical safety net programs more streamlined and user-friendly.

Tetra Tech's Tim Michael Discusses Quality Assurance Oversight for International Development Projects

Supporting our international development clients to deliver safe, sustainable, and compliant infrastructure projects
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With more than 35 years of experience in project management, engineering, and infrastructure development, Tim Michael is a director in Tetra Tech’s international infrastructure sector. Tim has led projects through all phases of feasibility, facility, and infrastructure development for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Afghanistan and for the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Tunisia.

Impossible Foods and Colin Kaepernick Fight Food Insecurity and Racial Injustice

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As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.

Duke Energy Announces $750,000 in Grants for North Carolina Nonprofits Dedicated to Social Justice, Racial Equity

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  • $25,000 grants to be awarded for general operating funds to nonprofits led by, and serving, communities of color.
  • Nonprofits with history of championing social justice, racial equity work on behalf of Black Americans are program’s priority.
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  • $25,000 grants to be awarded for general operating funds to nonprofits led by, and serving, communities of color.
  • Nonprofits with history of championing social justice, racial equity work on behalf of Black Americans are program’s priority.

Education Then: Entering the Digital Vortex

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Join us for a new two-part blog series from #EducationNow on the Digital Vortex from Ronaldo Mota, a member of the Brazilian Academy of Education.

UPS Names Angela Hwang to Board of Directors

Increases female representation on BOD to 31 percent
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UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced that its board of directors has appointed Angela Hwang to the board, effective immediately.  

Digital Equity, More Urgent Than Ever

Experts discuss overcoming racial and geographic disparities in a post-pandemic world
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Visionary Leadership in a Chaotic Time - and Why I'm Inspired to Follow

By Jennifer Boynton, Corporate Social Responsibility Content Strategist
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Cisco’s Chairman and CEO, Chuck Robbins, opened his June 1st all-company check-in by admitting he’s leading through uncharted waters. Cisco had held regular weekly check-ins since shelter-in-place orders began in March, to support employees, share information, and answer questions. But this meeting was different. It was a 90-minute “teach-in,” scheduled quickly in response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and the resulting nationwide protests.

Tailoring Insurance Products for All Income Levels in Bangladesh

Pragati Life Insurance is helping minimize healthcare access inequality in Bangladesh by delivering diverse and affordable insurance products to rural and urban low-income earners
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DHAKA, Bangladesh, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bangladeshi insurance provider Pragati Life Insurance has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to provide health and life insurance to 1.5 million garment factory workers, as well as to 2 million rural and 1 million urban low-income earners in Bangladesh by 2021.

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