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From HBCU outreach to strategic seed fund investing, these five luminaries are leading the way toward a more diverse, inclusive Silicon Valley.

Blog from in Human Resources
Nov 25, 2020 2:35 PM ET

The tech industry has long been a beacon for change agents. But the disruptors, the innovators, and the inventors most lauded for their work are a reflection of the racial biases of our broader culture — that is, they are white, and usually men. 


Blog from in Philanthropy
Nov 25, 2020 2:20 PM ET

Surviving cancer, for many children, can come down to where they live. In several regions around the world, the risk of poor clinical outcomes for cancer and serious blood disease patients is determined by ongoing economic challenges, limited access to essential medicines and specialized diagnostic services, and not enough health care professionals with specialized training.


Nonprofit organization partners with Oakland Unified School District and Pottery Barn Teen on an essay contest to inspire and help provide supplies to local students at home during the pandemic

Press Release from in Education
Nov 25, 2020 2:20 PM ET

OAKLAND, Calif., November 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ — This year’s Back-to-School season has been one like no other — parents, teachers, and students have all resorted to working and learning from home during a global pandemic amidst civil unrest, inspiring a deeper cultural reflection on social justice.


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 25, 2020 1:30 PM ET

DETROIT, November 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Michigan Battle of the Buildings honored Comerica Bank as its financial services category winner in the statewide energy reduction competition. Comerica attained a 16% reduction of energy consumption at Comerica’s Midland office using a variety of techniques to improve building operational efficiency, including enhancements to lighting and building controls.


Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Nov 25, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Air is the most sustainable of all gases. In a world first, we found a solution to replace the greenhouse gas used in industrial switchgear with the greenest alternative: pure air. Introducing SM AirSeT.

Learn more about SM AirSeT technology here 

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NortonLifeLock helps launch Empower’s Connect & Include Initiative

Blog from in Business & Trade
Nov 25, 2020 12:15 PM ET

By Amanda Davis Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

 


Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Nov 25, 2020 11:30 AM ET

Wireless technology has come a long way from simple voice calls to connecting virtually everything. Getting to 5G hasn’t been easy. It’s taken almost 40 years and tens of billions of dollars in research and development. Explore how each generation has evolved and improved the wireless experience.

Learn more


by Rick Bell, workforce.com Editorial Director

Article from in Business & Trade
Nov 25, 2020 11:00 AM ET

The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Nov 25, 2020 10:45 AM ET

Americans produce about 25-percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day compared to the rest of the year, according to estimates. However, we can all make small changes to reduce, reuse, and recycle during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Here are seven eco-friendly tips to add sustainability to your Thanksgiving:


A Truist Cares* grant is helping one of our community partners stay connected with one of our country’s most vulnerable populations.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 25, 2020 10:10 AM ET

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Nov 25, 2020 10:00 AM ET

On November 22, 2020, Dignity Health Sports Park partnered with Kinecta Federal Credit Union to support South Bay families in need through Kinecta’s 47th Annual Holiday Food Drive. This year’s event was done as a drive-thru to ensure everyone’s safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. The families receive bags of traditional Thanksgiving food items, including rice and stuffing mix, along with a $75 gift certificate. In total, more than 1,000 families — some selected by the community-based organizations — received bags.


Blog from in Health and Wellness
Nov 25, 2020 9:25 AM ET

While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Nov 25, 2020 9:20 AM ET

As the author of “Jaws,” Peter Benchley, put it, “You could start now, and spend another forty years learning about the sea without running out of new things to know.” This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio would surely concur. Richard Delaney, the President and CEO of the Center for Coastal Studies, has spent the past forty some-odd years on Cape Cod, striving to understand the fathomless and majestic depths of the ocean.


Meaningful action urgently needed to clean up the supply-side energy system, argues John Green, Chief Commercial Officer of Ninety One

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Nov 25, 2020 8:15 AM ET

The following letter has published as an OpEd in Environmental Finance

November 2020

As we add impetus to the global move to a cleaner, more sustainable energy system, perhaps the greatest obstacle we face is the enormous financing requirement that this step change in our economies will bring. The financing required to clean up our supply-side energy system over the next 30 years is anything between $100 trillion and $150 trillion. If we go with $100 trillion, that amounts to around $3.5 trillion a year. (Climate policy initiative 2018)


by Lana Hall, senior program manager of corporate social responsibility

Blog from in Philanthropy
Nov 25, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Each year roughly 1.6 million students from over 22,000 high schools across America enter the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall of their junior (third) year of high school by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and meeting published participation requirements. The top 1.25% of test-takers become National Merit Semifinalists and roughly, 90% of the semifinalists become finalists.


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