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Be on Stage at the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit!

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It’s that time of year again – the Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit's popular Storytellers speaking opportunities and the NEW for 2018, Solutions Salons. Each year Summit attendees join over 400 leaders from companies, nonprofits, and governments to start innovating the real business solutions that our world urgently needs.

LeaderStories: Ty Jones, Changing the Face of Theater in Harlem

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Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director of the Classical Theater of Harlem, is building bridges between young actors of color and local audiences. In this #AmexLeads LeaderStories short, Ty shares his transformative vision -- and what gets him going and helps him stay motivated. Find more at http://LeaderStories.org.

The Role of the Private Sector in Women's Economic Empowerment

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The Global Business Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment (GBCforWEE) brings together a group of major multinational corporations - who were first convened in 2014 by Professor Linda Scott, Emeritus DP World Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as part of the Corporate summit on women's economic empowerment - to discuss how better to include women in the world econ

Barclays and NYU Launch Veterans Future Lab in New York City

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Recognizing the importance of providing mentoring and support to early-stage start-ups founded by United States military veterans, and with a commitment to veteran-owned enterprises, Barclays and NYU Tandon School of Engineering launched the Veterans Future Lab.

Barclays & Unreasonable Group | Jobs of Tomorrow, Solutions for the Planet

Barclays has partnered with Unreasonable Group to support entrepreneurs that are creating jobs and improving the sustainability of our world.
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Unreasonable Impact, created by Barclays and Unreasonable Group, is a programme centered around scaling growth-stage ventures across the globe that are well positioned to create thousands of jobs while solving our toughest societal and environmental challenges.

Barclays Releases New Access to Employment Report

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The past decade has seen arguably the greatest shift in employment models for a generation. Technology has in part driven a de-centralisation in employment in a way not seen since the mass-privatisations of the 1980s in the UK.

Back then we saw public sector employment peak at over 7m in 1979; just a decade later this had fallen to less than 5.8m and would carry on falling until the turn of the century1.

Benevity Shares Why More Companies Are Joining the #GivingTuesday Movement

A worldwide desire for more purpose at work spurs companies to take action
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CALGARY, Canada, November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, has noted a trend of increased participation from companies in the #GivingTuesday movement.

The Value in Connecting Your Business Strategies Back to Business Objectives

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Learn how Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technology, developed a social impact program that connects their business strategy to benefitting communities around the world through the use of mobile solutions.

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Learn how Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technology, developed a social impact program that connects their business strategy to benefitting communities around the world through the use of mobile solutions.

Register now

#CiscoChat Recap: Leveraging Technology to Accelerate Social Entrepreneurship

by Cristina McGlew Castro, Strategist, CSR Strategy & Global Problem Solving 1B
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Last week, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) hosted a #CiscoChat on its Twitter page around social entrepreneurship; specifically, we looked at how organizations, companies, and individuals can leverage technology to accelerate social change.

As a strategist on CSR’s Strategy and Global Problem Solving, 1B team, I joined three featured participants during the hour-long discussion:

Bringing Education to Rural India Through Technology

by Julie Clugage, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Team4Tech
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In September, 8 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) employee volunteers traveled to Pune, India, as part of the HPE Leadership Through Service program. Their mission: to enhance a digital platform that will improve provide educational opportunities to 6 million underprivileged children.

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