In Season 2 of "The Road to a Vaccine," host Lisa Ling interviews scientists, global health leaders and other experts on the COVID-19 front lines to reveal the latest medical advances and collaborations to create a coronavirus vaccine—and hopefully a return to a world without the pandemic.
In Episode 5, Lisa Ling asks health experts for a pandemic status report, including the latest statistics on cases worldwide, the current thinking about coronavirus and its effects and what’s working to fight the disease—and what’s not.
Benevity and Countable Partner to Help Companies Get Informed and Get People to the Polls
CALGARY, AB, September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced availability of Civic Engagement Content for the Missions module within its employee engagement solution, Spark.
Delivery fleet operators face regulatory pressure in California and other states to buy electric vehicles, but a surge in package deliveries thanks to coronavirus lockdowns has major firms itching to switch to electric right now.
And they want far more than just battery-powered versions of diesel- or gas-guzzling trucks and vans.
Two years after launching the 100+ Accelerator we have seen how our startups have skyrocketed. They are creating impact worldwide and helping us become more sustainable, innovative and transformative every day.
The 21 companies that began this journey have raised more than 120 million dollars in investment and half of them have long term contracts with our company. This is the story of our top ten innovators:
New eBook outlines eight actions to help rural electric co-ops lead fiber broadband deployments in their communities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 10, 2020, /3BL Media/ – Driven by the challenging business model facing service providers, the rural digital divide remains a major challenge across much of the United States. For many Americans, advanced communication networks and digital connectivity have provided unlimited opportunity when it comes to engaging with technology and data. This point is made even more apparent during COVID-19, which is driving entire communities to learn, work and play online.
IRVING, Texas, September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that it has capped-off a summer giving campaign to provide laptops to low-income students ahead of the 2020-21 school year. The company has partnered with Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit organization that provides technology access and education to underserved youth.
As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:
By Dr. Gloria Bañuelos, Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Head
August and September are traditionally back-to-school months, but this school year looks vastly different. Without nationwide rules and regulations for schools reopening (or not), there are many unanswered questions. When will virtual class start and end each day? What platforms will be used? What devices and technology are needed for successful teaching and learning? What resources will schools provide? Last-minute decisions and lack of agreement perpetuates frustration and confusion.