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One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one team photo shows why Cisco is such a great company to work for. Yes, it’s all about people – working with super bright minds who come from all over the world is a great honor and privilege. But if you look closely, you will see that just around this one dinner table we had eight people from eight different countries – what a diversity of thoughts, conversations, and ideas!

Contributing to a Sustainable and Inclusive Future

A letter from Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga
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Why? Because when the world thrives, businesses thrive.

Businesses are part of the global ecosystem. And ecosystems, by definition, require balance and diversity. They also require a point of view larger than oneself and longer than the immediate future. They require an understanding that we are stronger as a connected whole than as isolated actors.

UPS Longitudes | 5 Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Pooja Jain Link and Julia Taylor Kennedy @ CTI | Trudy Bourgeois @ The Center for Workforce Excellence
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Women of color are entering the workforce in greater numbers than ever before, bringing education, ambition, and diverse ideas and experiences with them. As a result, they offer corporations a potent force of insight and innovation that will be increasingly needed to meet the needs of a diverse customer base.

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

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By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Vice President, BSR

This blog is the second in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. The previous blog described challenges; this blog proposes solutions.

Responsible Business Alliance Enhances Data Analytics Capabilities

New RBA-Online Platform and Director of Data Science Support Members' Research Needs
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it is greatly enhancing its data analytics capabilities with the pending launch of its newly upgraded RBA-Online platform in March and the recent addition of a data scientist on staff. These resources will support members of the RBA and its Initiatives as they seek to better understand and use key data to improve labor and environmental conditions in their global supply chains.

Reimagining Growth that Delivers for Everyone

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Over the last 75 years, we have seen more than a billion people emerge from poverty and we have witnessed the creation of a global middle class. In addition, the proliferation of digital technology over the last few decades has created new ways for people to connect to the networks they need to advance and grow. However, the benefits of this economic and digital growth, while significant, have not been equally shared by everyone.

An Expert Explains the Latest Good—Yes, Good!—News About Lung Cancer

By Jennifer Rainey Marquez
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A new report from the American Cancer Society sheds light on declining death rates from cancer—especially lung cancer. We asked an expert on the disease to break down the data, and share what's to come in better detecting and preventing it.

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A new report from the American Cancer Society sheds light on declining death rates from cancer—especially lung cancer. We asked an expert on the disease to break down the data, and share what's to come in better detecting and preventing it.

The New Energy World:­ Perspectives from Global Leaders

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"Our Green Chemistry initiative is as much about driving efficiency in our factories (staring with technology development to design future processes) as it is about sustainability. I would say that’s driven by both a financial aspect and an environmental aspect to get the most out of raw materials and make deals not waste" - Frederick Hellman, Compliance Associate Director, Astra Zeneca

Goodyear Connected Tires Can Reduce Lost Stopping Distance, a Key for EVs, AVs

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AKRON, Ohio, February 24, 2020 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently eclipsed 3 million miles of data from road tests and field trials with customers derived from its connected tires.  Connected tires – those with embedded sensors – are able to “talk” to the vehicle and the road and measure characteristics of the tire, leading to potential enhanced vehicle performance and safety.  

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