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Emissions Reduction from Virtualisation Products: An Interview with Mornay Van Der Walt and Nicola Acutt of VMware

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An IDC report, sponsored by VMware, shows how virtualisation products, namely VMware’s products, reduce carbon emissions. The report also evaluated the CO2 emissions that were avoided because of server virtualisation as well as consolidation. The results showed that this reduction in power consumption and CO2 emissions could be directly attributed to the use of virtualisation and VMware products around the world.

Empowering Women & Girls with Storytelling: A Conversation with Sharon D'Agostino, Founder of Say It Forward

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“The thing we can all do immediately is listen - listen with our whole being. That is the only way we can understand other people's experiences in this world. I believe this is a great start on this long journey towards empowerment.” - Sharon D'Agostino 

Strength in Numbers: How Communal Property Rights Can Strengthen Sustainable Investment

Supporting policy development and pilots that strengthen land rights to improve land and natural resource management
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Matt Sommerville, Chief of Party of the USAID TGCC Project, recently attended the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, leading a team of Tetra Tech staff and beneficiaries working on activities in Zambia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Ghana, and Paraguay. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

5 Fair Trade Certified™ Products to Get You Ready for Spring

Maximum Sunshine Calls for Maximum Deliciousness
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Spring is a time of transformation and rejuvenation. Flowers bloom, the sun returns and our favorite café patios are starting to open up again. As we begin to come out of hibernation it's important to remember self-care. That's why we've selected five of our favorite Fair Trade Certified™ items that will help you step into spring with your best foot forward. They nourish us, they indulge us, they excite our taste buds, AND they help take care of people and planet. 

Enjoy!

Scotiabank's Maria Theofilaktidis & Mike Henry Accept a Gender Equality 2017 Award

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Scotiabank's Maria Theofilaktidis & Mike Henry Accept a Gender Equality 2017 Award for advancing 1 of the 7 Women’s Empowerment Principles.

Learn more about Scotiabank

Bechtel Engineers a New Sustainability Agenda

Originally posted on GreenBiz 350 Podcast, Episode 69
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GreenBiz editor in chief Joel Makower spoke with Tam Nguyen, the global head of sustainability for Bechtel. Tam describes efforts to advance Bechtel's sustainability through newly announced 2030 goals and targets plus a unique partnership with Conservation International to build resilience in the Philippines. 

Listen to the full GreenBiz 350 Episode 69 here.

DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award

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On March 8th, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the first 10 recipients of the inaugural Leading Women Awards, developed to recognize outstanding female leaders within the WBCSD membership.  The awards, which were announced on International Women’s Day, showcase the business leadership of women in WBCSD member companies who are working to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  WBCSD

Bechtel Innovation and Sustainability: Two Sides of the Same Coin

by Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability, Bechtel Corporation
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Global stressors — from water scarcity to modern-day slavery — are reinventing traditional business models across heavy industries that support a more secure, sustainable future.

Bringing Health Services to Those Who Need It Most

by Cecile Willems Director, Global Public Sector
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Today, technology solutions are addressing the world’s most challenging problems. The medibus, Germany’s first vaccine vehicle, is one of those solutions.

It’s making life-changing impact on healthcare in rural communities that need it most.

Cisco Blog | The Future of Fairness

by Shari Slate Vice President, Chief Inclusion & Collaboration Officer, Human Resources
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If you’ve tuned into some of the latest headlines within our industry – from the push for pay equity to the call for higher levels of diversity – you may have noticed a common theme. Fairness.

There’s a shift occurring in the dialogue – and action – around driving fairness. And Cisco is making the shift. We’re expanding how we think about fairness and leading a new dialogue on the possibilities we can create in this era of digital transformation – for Cisco, our people, our partners, and our customers.

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