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Fair Trade USA Appoints Ricardo Crisantes as New Board Chair

Crisantes, a Fair Trade Certified™ grower, will help the nonprofit launch a major technology transformation initiative to deepen its impact with almost 1 million farmers and workers around the world.
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OAKLAND, Calif., December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America including coffee, produce, consumer packaged goods, apparel, and home goods, welcomes Ricardo Crisantes as Chair of the Board of Directors. His appointment reflects the organization’s commitment to elevating the voice and serving the needs of farmers and workers, especially as they grapple with ongoing hardships and rapidly changing market demands during COVID-19.

Wellist's Covid-19 Response Programs Recognized by MassTLC's Tech Top 50 Award

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BOSTON, December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Wellist, a consumer navigation programs provider, has been recognized for their COVID-19 Response efforts by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) Tech Top 50. The award recognizes tech companies with significant impacts in 2020 across five categories: Innovation, Business Accomplishment, Company Culture, Community Impact, and COVID-19 Response.

Schneider Electric Customer Stories: Saint-Gobain

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Building materials manufacturers like Saint-Gobain need ways to save energy. That's why their partnership with Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure is so crucial to their business operations.

Five feet from a Saint-Gobain innovation

From the Louvre and SpaceX to windshields and building materials, you are never more than five feet away from a Saint-Gobain innovation. By focusing on buying energy smarter and using it efficiently, the company has saved millions, freeing up resources to deliver leading-edge, sustainable solutions.

Communicating With Nematodes for Better Farming

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Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes, allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

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Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes, allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

2020 Impact Report - Press Release

Working Capital Innovation Fund
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Working Capital Supply Chain Innovation Fund (WCIF), an early-stage venture fund that is addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers in global supply chains, today released its 2020 Impact Report. The report outlines the Fund’s process for impact measurement and management, progress to date, lessons learned, and future growth opportunities.

Alabama Power Chooses Mitsubishi Power JAC Gas Turbine Power Island Combined With Black & Veatch EPC Experience for Plant Barry

Mitsubishi Power and Black & Veatch Will Supply Turnkey Solution
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LAKE MARY, Fla., December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alabama Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE:SO), has selected a Mitsubishi Power JAC power island with advanced technology for a new unit at its James M. Barry Electric Generating Plant in Mobile County to help meet future reliability needs for customers.

Comcast Hosts Digital Equity Summit Focused on Meeting Veterans' Needs in the Digital Age and Announces Nearly $220,000 in Donations to Support Digital Inclusion Efforts for Veterans in Connecticut, Vermont and Western Massachusetts

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Executives from Comcast Corporation and Comcast’s Western New England Region, which serves 300 communities in Connecticut, Vermont, western Massachusetts, western New Hampshire and New York, recently held a virtual summit on the topic of veterans to raise awareness of the impact the digital divide has on them. As part of the event, Comcast also announced several donations worth more than $220,000 to support digital inclusion efforts in Connecticut, Vermont and western Massachusetts.

'First line of defense': COVID Prompts Rethink in Role of Buildings

By Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?

The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.

Read more via Reuters on how our buildings can help promote health and safety, featuring IWBI president & CEO Rachel Hodgdon.

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