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Gildan Named One of the World's Most Sustainably Managed Companies

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MONTREAL, October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) announces that it has ranked 32nd overall among The Wall Street Journal’s new ranking of the Top 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the world. The Company also claimed the 6th spot among the top 10 companies in the world in the business model/innovation sub-ranking. This recognition underscores the effectiveness of the Company’s vertically-integrated operating model and supply chain from a sustainability standpoint.

All-New Science Techbook for Middle School and STEM Connect Lead the Resources Supporting Discovery Education's Initiative to Keep You Connected to Curiosity

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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Discovery Education today launched Keeping You Connected to Curiosity, a new initiative keeping the continuity of curiosity alive for teachers and students everywhere. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue Focuses on Importance of Sustainability in Agriculture

Bayer helping transform the food system through innovation in agriculture
Summary: 
  • Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, Bayer confirms significant progress on its sustainability commitments.
  • Highly innovative carbon initiatives are redefining the value of farming by rewarding farmers for generating carbon credits when adopting climate-smart practices.
  • Game-changing launch of VITALA, the first global launch of a short stature maize hybrid in Mexico, to help farmers produce more while using less resources
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  • Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, Bayer confirms significant progress on its sustainability commitments.
  • Highly innovative carbon initiatives are redefining the value of farming by rewarding farmers for generating carbon credits when adopting climate-smart practices.
  • Game-changing launch of VITALA, the first global launch of a short stature maize hybrid in Mexico, to help farmers produce more while using less resources

How COVID Accelerated Digital Transformation at Aflac

Rich Gilbert, chief digital information officer, on how COVID-19 is allowing IT at the insurer to move full steam ahead on its innovation roadmap.
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Before COVID-19 became a reality, Aflac, the $23 billion insurance company, had embarked on a digital transformation. Launched in early 2019, “One Digital Aflac” would use technology to make it easier for customers to buy insurance, for the sales teams to sell into the marketplace, and for employees to deliver. “We built a whole portfolio around looking at our business from the customer lens,” says Rich Gilbert, senior vice president and chief digital information officer, who joined Aflac in January of last year. 

Dow Awarded 2020 NSC Green Cross Safety Innovation Award

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MIDLAND, Mich., October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced recently that it has been awarded the 2020 National Safety Council (NSC) Green Cross for Safety® Innovation Award.

Dow received the NSC Green Cross for Safety® Innovation Award during the 2020 Green Cross for Safety Awards virtual celebration on October 1 for its Aerial Lift Safety Project, for approaching a lasting challenge and developing a transformative response to the problem.

Securing Your Child's Devices at Home During COVID-19

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month and being Cyber Safe has never been more important
Blog

By Kevin Roundy, Technical Director at NortonLifeLock Research Group

2020 has been a landmark year in so many ways. Among other challenges, people were forced to find innovative ways to work, learn, and socialize—many of these requiring a new level of digital connection. As a large number of adults and children in communities around the world transitioned to working and learning from home, new vulnerabilities were created.

Connecting Students to the Real World Through Project-Based Learning

By Eric Moore, Senior Director of Programs at TGR Foundation
Blog

A project-based learning approach to teaching means connecting students to the real-world through thought-provoking activities designed to challenge and inspire by doing. It’s an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects while helping them build critical thinking skills.  

Cox Enterprise's Techstars Social Impact Makes Major Shift

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Recently, Cox Enterprises announced the 2021 class of the Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars, now in its second year, will shift its focus to support for-profit companies that are addressing social justice and systemic racism issues. The three-month program will provide hands-on mentoring, funding and global connections to 10 for-profit, mission-driven companies.

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

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