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Teck Releases 2019 Economic Contribution Report

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Teck has released its fourth annual Economic Contribution Report, detailing the direct economic benefits created in the communities and jurisdictions where we operate, including payments to suppliers, employee wages and benefits, and payments to governments.

In 2019, Teck provided $12.4 billion in total economic contribution across all areas where we operate, including:

  • $8.9 billion in Canada
  • $1.8 billion in Chile
  • $1.5 billion in the U.S.

Some highlights of our total economic contribution include:

LG Tennessee Factory Produces 1 Millionth Energy Star Certified Washing Machine

Key Milestone for American Workers, Consumers and the Planet
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics has produced its 1 millionth ENERGY STAR certified washing machine at the LG home appliance manufacturing plant in Clarksville, Tenn.

From a Side Hustle to a Successful Small Business on eBay

Over the course of 15 years, Canadian entrepreneur Adrien Lavoie scaled his business operations from his parents’ basement to a thriving small business in selling sneakers on eBay.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Land Betterment Corporation to Present at Adam & Mike's Demo Day

Company to present at virtual pitch event to broaden awareness of impact note offering to benefit environment and communities
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FISHERS, Ind., August 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming virtual pitch event, Adam & Mike’ s Demo Day on August 25, 2020 from 6:00 -7:00 pm ET.  The event is hosted by nationally renowned law firm, Quarles & Brady LLP and supported by Endeavor, an organization that selects, mentors and accelerates hig

Aligning Corporate Ambition with an Ever-Changing World

Words by Amy Brown
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Goal-setting is familiar territory for most major multinational corporations. But as the needs and demands of our world change rapidly — on issues from climate change and resource scarcity to equity and social justice — companies are challenged to make sure their ambitions evolve in kind. 

Enabling a More Diverse Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: Booz Allen's Hillarie Flood on Why We Need More Black Women in Venture Capital

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“When I say the word innovator, who comes to mind?” Hillarie Flood, a principal with Booz Allen’s Strategic Innovation Group, asked as she kicked off an expert panel discussion. 

Odds are it’s not Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made millionaire in the United States, BET co-founder Sheila Johnson, or even Oprah Winfrey, she said. 

Despite these and many other examples of entrepreneurship success:

  • More than 75% rounds raised go to all-white founding teams

Silicon Valley Insiders Say That the Shift to Remote Work Could Finally [Be] Making A Dent in Tech's Diversity Crisis. But It Also Creates Key Problems That the Industry Will Have to Solve for the Change to Stick.

By Rosalie Chan
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For many tech companies, remote work is starting to become the long-term reality, rather than a temporary change, and experts say it could spur a more diverse workforce – an area where tech companies have long floundered and where the percentages of Black and Latinx employees are still often in the single digits.

Companies Try a New Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Honest Conversations

For years, organizations have spent billions of dollars on DE&I programs that have largely failed. But there’s something different going on now.
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By Theresa Avogino

Disgusted and saddened by the May killing of George Floyd while in police custody, Jaime Irick wrote a letter about racism to his team of more than 6,000 employees at PPG. The executive explained how he learned about the subject from his Black father, who protested segregation in the 1960s, and how he would lead the unit in conversations about recent events.

Alexion Supports NAACP Empowerment Programs

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Alexion is proud to support the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) by investing in the NAACP Empowerment Programs. Their mission of securing the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate racism and ensure the health and well-being of all persons aligns with our focus, culture and values at Alexion.

Fifth Third Appoints Linda W. Clement-Holmes to Board of Directors

Retired CIO from P&G adds strength in technology, inclusion
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CINCINNATI, August 10, 2020 /3BL Media/—Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced the appointment of Linda W. Clement-Holmes as an independent director of Fifth Third Bancorp, effective immediately.

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