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Three Things We Have Learned About Homelessness

By Erin Connor
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The statistics on homelessness are hard to ignore. More than 20 percent of the world’s population – 1.6 billion people – lack adequate housing. In the United States, more than a half million people are experiencing homelessness on any given night. These numbers have undoubtedly grown as the pandemic has caused people to lose jobs, salary, and the ability to pay their mortgage or rent.

A Perfect Fit: How 3D Printing Is Shaping a New Era of Customized Care

From insoles for foot pain to casts and splints, 3D-printed devices are making one-size-fits-all healthcare a thing of the past.
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By Jackie Snow

When you think about the possibilities 3D printing brings to healthcare — things like bioprinted organs and a custom mix of medications printed in a single pill — it sounds straight out of science fiction.

Statement From IWBI on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021

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The following is a statement on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 from Rachel Hodgdon, President and CEO, International WELL Building Institute (IWBI):

New York, November 19, 2021 /3BLMedia/ - With a group of bipartisan lawmakers by his side, President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 into law on Monday during a signing ceremony at the White House. The new law contains an historic, once-in-a-generation investment of $1.2 trillion for the nation’s physical infrastructure.

Dodo, a Platform Helping Companies Reduce Emissions, Wins First Climate Fintech Cards & Payments Challenge

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New York, November 18, 2021 /3BLMedia/ – Dodo, an all-in-one platform that helps companies to rapidly measure their emissions and access green, affordable finance, has won the inaugural Climate Fintech Cards & Payments Challenge (C&P Challenge).

Putting Our Skills to Work

NortonLifeLock’s Technology Team offers cybersecurity tips to college students
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By Darren Shou, Chief Technology Officer

In addition to being an active part of our employees’ communities, it is increasingly important to connect their passions and abilities to the causes they care about. This is where skills-based volunteering opportunities come in.

Ecocentricity Blog: Farming Squared

By: John A. Lanier
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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

Generation Impact: Young Inventor's Love of Robotics Puts Prosthetic Arms Within Reach

The Inventor profiles brilliant entrepreneur Easton LaChappelle, who uses 3D printing technology to build custom prostheses for people with limb differences.
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By Courtney Rubin

Easton LaChappelle made his first robotic hand in eighth grade — a confection of electrical tubing, fishing lines, and tape made in his bedroom, watching instructional videos. The fingers could move, but it couldn’t grab objects very accurately. Immediately he wondered: How can I make it more human-like?

2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit Highlights

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Revisit highlights from the 2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit—a virtual event co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth.

This year's summit brought together over 1,800 purpose-driven leaders from around the world to shine a spotlight on promising solutions to build inclusive and sustainable economies that are people-centric, climate-informed, equity-intentional and evidence-based.

To watch the event on demand, click here.

India's Efforts to Help End Hepatitis C Starts With Prison Population

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A global nonprofit is leading an effort to help eliminate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) among people who are incarcerated in India. Over the last two years, the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) has been targeting the highly vulnerable group of prison inmates in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana where HCV is particularly prevalent.

“By eliminating the virus in prisons, you can prevent transmission within both the prisons and the general population and ultimately slow the spread of the virus,” explains Sanjay Sarin, Vice President of Access at FIND.

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