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Arrow Electronics Cheers on James Hinchcliffe and the Entire Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Team in the 101st Running of the Indy 500

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Arrow Electronics employees will be cheering on James Hinchliffe, the driver of the Arrow-sponsored No. 5 Indy car, and the entire Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) team on Sunday for the 101st running of the Indy 500.

LG Electronics Refrigerator Promotion Encourages Americans to ‘Flip Your Fridge’

LG offers discounts on ENERGY STAR certified refrigerators through national and regional retail partners
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Long-time ENERGY STAR® Partner LG Electronics USA is encouraging consumers to “Flip Your Fridge” in a nationwide retail promotion that offers attractive discounts on ENERGY STAR certified LG refrigerators.

Take Sustainability to the Next Level with the Circular Economy Toolbox

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This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with support from Tarkett, launched the Circular Economy Toolbox, an online platform to help companies incorporate more sustainable business practices that eliminate waste and increase efficiency.

Making the Global Goals HPE’s Business

by Gail Klintworth, Business Transformation Director, Business & Sustainable Development Commission
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2015 was a year filled with positive achievements for our collective future, with the adoption of both the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.  However, in 2016, the voices of many in the world told us clearly that good intentions are not enough and that the current economic system is broken for them, with many asking whether the costs of globalisation are greater than its benefits. And now, nearly half-way into 2017, the world continues to face economic, social, environmental and political uncertainty.

HPE Launches World’s First Supply Chain Program Based on Climate Science

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HPE is leading the way to a sustainable ICT supply chain with emissions reductions targets that could equate to taking 21 million cars off the road for an entire year. This first-of-its-kind supply chain management program will serve as a model for the industry and the world.

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HPE is leading the way to a sustainable ICT supply chain with emissions reductions targets that could equate to taking 21 million cars off the road for an entire year. This first-of-its-kind supply chain management program will serve as a model for the industry and the world.

Blackbaud Increases Corporate Volunteer Engagement with New AngelPoints Updates

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MicroEdge + Blackbaud is pleased to announce exciting new updates to its AngelPoints employee giving & volunteering technology solution that will help companies improve the way they engage their employees in volunteerism! Adding a social media feel to the platform that creates excitement and more directly connects volunteers with the impact they are having, employees can now upload and share photos from volunteer events to the AngelPoints VolunteerMe mobile volunteering app.

Additional new features include:

Volkswagen Intends to Almost Halve Environmental Impact of Production by 2025

Goals of the brand’s ongoing environmental program adjusted upwards
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Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025

Ecocentricity Blog - Front One: Zero Waste

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

Expanding Our Global Collaboration with PayPal

By Allie Burns, Managing Director, Village Capital
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In 2017–18, we’ll continue our work with PayPal, running FinTech investment-readiness programs in the US, Latin America, India and for the first time — sub-Saharan Africa

For the past three years, we’ve collaborated with PayPal to support entrepreneurs around the world that are working on improving financial health. Today, I’m thrilled to announce that we’re continuing and expanding that collaboration and we’re kicking off our 2017–2018 schedule with a summer program for American entrepreneurs.

Racing Legend Mario Andretti Goes Head-to-head with Sam Schmidt in World’s First Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Race

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Racing legend Mario Andretti went head-to-head with former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt in the world’s first semi-autonomous vehicle demonstration race earlier this month at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Schmidt, who is paralyzed from the chest down, drove a Corvette Z06 that global technology company Arrow Electronics has modified so he can drive it using only the motions of his head. Andretti challenged Schmidt in a similar, Arrow-modified Corvette Stingray.

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