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Gilead Sciences Inaugural Data Science Symposium

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Gilead showcased the strength and diversity of the data science work occurring across the organization at our inaugural Data Science Symposium earlier this month. More than 700 people from around the country attended the event, with Chief Medical Officer Merdad Parsey offering an opening keynote focused on using data science to accelerate innovation.

Spotlight on Sustainable Business Innovators at SAP

By Susan Galer
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Digital transformation is core to sustainable business practices sweeping across organizations worldwide. That’s because imperatives like addressing climate change and diversity and inclusion require intense and targeted collaboration to solve.

From Silicon Valley to India, two innovators are helping drive SAP’s sustainable business vision, revealing how innovation emerges when we thoughtfully connect passionate people with the right information across value chains.

10 Ways Autonomy Is Changing Agriculture

Driverless vehicles aren’t just on the highway — they’re on the farm, too.
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In fact, automating agricultural equipment can require more advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities than automating transportation. In addition to safety and object perception/avoidance, driverless agricultural technology also needs to precisely control everything from chemical application levels to boom height.

You've Got Moxie! Veteran Teachers Say Tech Changes the Game

Giving students a chance to thrive with the help of technology and a healthy dose of fun.
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Even after working in education for 38 years each, Beatriz Llano-Scherker, a Verizon Innovative Learning School Coach at Hammocks Middle School in Miami, and Lois Seaman, Verizon Innovative Learning Lab Mentor, show no signs of slowing down.

Illumina Announces Next Generation Products and Data at AGBT General Meeting to Advance Innovative Customer Solutions

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SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, today shared key customer-focused announcements and presentations it will make at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting, taking place June 6–9 in Orlando, Fla. Announcements will include new 2x300 base pair read lengths on NextSeq™ 1000 and 2000 systems, designed to expand the breadth of applications and support customers looking to scale from the MiSeq™ system.

Sedex Drives Better ESG Risk Assessment With 340,000+ Data Points

Sedex’s leading risk assessment tool - Radar - offers the latest insights across countries, sectors and issues
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LONDON, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Sedex, the trusted partner for environment, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable data, has released an update to its industry-leading risk assessment technology. The Radar tool provides businesses with more than 340,000 risk scores to identify and compare supply chain risks globally.

Qualcomm Unveils Next Generation Powerline Communication Device To Support Expanding Industry Need for Vehicle to Charging Station Smart-Grid Communications

Next Generation Powerline Communication Device Supports Global Efforts Towards E-Mobility and a Net-Zero Emissions Society
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Highlights:

  • Supports advanced bidirectional communication in smart grid applications to help manage and balance energy flow between electric vehicles and the grid
  • Qualcomm Technologies is working with virtually all global, leading automakers and their supply base in support of the Combined Charging Systems international standard for charging electric vehicles
  • In alignment with Qualcomm Incorporated’s environmental sustainability efforts, this device also has the potential to contribute to substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions
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Highlights:

  • Supports advanced bidirectional communication in smart grid applications to help manage and balance energy flow between electric vehicles and the grid
  • Qualcomm Technologies is working with virtually all global, leading automakers and their supply base in support of the Combined Charging Systems international standard for charging electric vehicles
  • In alignment with Qualcomm Incorporated’s environmental sustainability efforts, this device also has the potential to contribute to substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions

What’s the Most Effective Way for Companies To Ensure Digital Transformation Strategies Align With Climate Goals?

Investing in the right tools, understanding supply chain ecosystems and prioritizing transparency can help, members of Protocol's Braintrust say.
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By Kevin McAllister

In this braintrust we asked the experts to analyze the relationship between sustainability goals and digital transformations and identify the strategies that could advance a company's progress in both. Questions or comments? Send us a note at braintrust@protocol.com

Angela Baker
Chief sustainability officer at Qualcomm

Accelerating the Work of Nonprofits Addressing Climate Change

An Earth Day Flash Consulting Day of Service with Nielsen and Common Impact
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As part of its commitment to sustainability, Nielsen celebrated its ninth annual Earth Day with a variety of activities and volunteer events to build a stronger and more resilient future for the planet and coming generations.

One Million Trees' Worth of Smog-Fighting Capacity Has Been Installed on Roofs Using Malarkey Roofing Products Shingles With 3M Smog-Reducing Granules

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Since the launch of the world's first smog-reducing shingle, Malarkey Roofing Products has provided the industry with enough roofing materials to protect more than 400,000 roofs. Because each roof has the smog-fighting capacity of two to three trees, that's the equivalent of over 1 million trees of smog-reducing power.

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