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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.

Going the Distance: Unique Collaboration Makes Remote Learning More Successful for Wichita Teens

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Renee, a high school senior in Wichita, Kansas, struggled when classes went virtual last March. Being out of the classroom and cut off from teachers made it difficult to learn, so she was frustrated when Wichita Heights High School announced it would remain remote this fall.

The Change Makers: 3D Printing is Transforming Manufacturing Inside and Out at This Koch Company

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At John Zink Hamworthy Combustion (JZHC), additive manufacturing isn’t limited to the manufacturing floor. The emissions control equipment company has sprinkled 3D printers throughout its global organization, including installing one in every department of its Tulsa, Oklahoma, headquarters. This 3D-printing initiative gives all employees a chance to see their ideas come to life, layer by layer, whether for personal or business use.

 

Ecocentricity Blog: Stranded on the Side of the Road

By: John A. Lanier
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As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.

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As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.

When Partners and Cisco Work Together, Great Things Happen

By John Moses, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the old adage is true: necessity truly is the mother of invention. It’s also shown us that when we work together, not only can we adapt, but we can overcome challenges and even achieve things we previously hadn’t thought were possible.

Our partners have been the very embodiment of those ideas over the course of this year, helping in ways large and small all around the world. Cisco, too, has leaned into the challenges that 2020 has thrown our way, and together we’ve worked to create the solutions our communities need most.

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