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3 Strategies to Cultivate Comprehensive Entrepreneurship Ecosystems


Entrepreneurship is notoriously hard work, especially for early-stage innovators. Without access to entrepreneurship ecosystems, even the best ideas can fail. A robust support system is crucial to the success of early-stage entrepreneurs, allowing them to bypass obstacles and accelerate their ventures. Key stakeholders like organizations and foundations often provide much-needed resources and support for young entrepreneurs, but it can be difficult for them to build the infrastructure necessary for comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystems.

Intellectual Property Procedures: A Guide to Navigating IP at U.S. Universities


With varying policies and regulations, intellectual property can be a convoluted process to jump into. And, while many faculty that seek to facilitate and support student innovation dedicate courses and workshops on the role of IP, there are a number of obstacles to comprehensive education on these issues. Our team put together this basic guide for navigating IP at U.S.-based higher-ed institutions.

COVID-19 Reinforces the Role of Mobile Connectivity in Bridging the Digital Divide

By Angela Baker | Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility

Despite efforts towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9 – innovation, industrialization, and infrastructure – nearly half the global population, including 30 million Americans, are still lacking access to broadband – disproportionately affecting women, minorities, and poverty-stricken areas.

Black & Veatch Hits Financial Close on Latest Europe Wind Farm Projects

Growing Europe renewables team reaps success as ING Bank commences funding for SMR’s Black Lough, Three Trees and Enros wind farms
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REDHILL, United Kingdom, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Financial close achieved on the 16 April 2020 for the Black Lough onshore wind farm, and on the 25 May 2020 for the Three Trees and Enros wind farms, marks the latest Technical Due Diligence success for Black & Veatch Europe’s renewable energy business. The company was working on behalf of ING Bank, a branch of ING-DiBa AG, a major backer of renewable energy and sustainability projects globally.

How to Spot Opportunities in Sustainable Food and Agriculture


by Michael Landymore, Impax Asset Management 

The food and agriculture sector is in the early stages of a far-reaching transition toward more sustainable food production and consumption. Growing environmental and resource pressures, changing consumer demands, technological innovation and ever-tightening regulatory interventions are disrupting depletive practices and unhealthy preferences. This transformation is creating fast-growing insurgent companies and changing the business models of incumbent firms, creating compelling investment opportunities for active investors.

How Mission Critical Connectivity Has Helped the World Adapt to COVID-19 - and Prepare for the Next Crisis

By Cristiano Amon | President, Qualcomm Incorporated

As COVID-19 has demonstrated, powerful, flexible and stable networks stand at the very heart of emergency response, education, business productivity and government operations. Hundreds of millions of people are suddenly gathering, learning and working online as social distancing keeps us physically apart. Wireless is playing an essential role in keeping us all connected, and for those of us in the industry, it is a responsibility we take seriously.

Systemic Racism: What It Means for WEC


It feels like the world is coming apart.  First, COVID-19 devastated our communities and shut down our economy.  Now America's cities are burning in reaction to the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, and the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Robert Avitia, the latest victims in a wave of violence against people of color. 

For those of us dedicated to sustainable development, it can be hard to stay focused on long-term goals that seem remote in comparison to today’s urgent crises.  

But are they?

Camp Kesem Launches National Virtual Donor Drive


Camp Kesem and DKMS were not going to let the COVID-19 crisis stand in the way of helping patients searching for matching stem cell and bone marrow donors. With 80 in-person donor drives canceled on college campuses across the country, both organizations were determined to continue to register potential lifesavers through DKMS’ online virtual donor drive platform in a national campaign launching this week. 

Ideagen Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit

Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  Ideagen – “Where Global Leaders Convene”

Ideagen is dedicated to providing a global platform to foster cross-sector collaboration by the world’s leading Brands, Companies, NGOs and Public Sector to create innovative solutions via collaboration at scale while creating awareness of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Adobe Celebrates Sustainable Package Design and Dieline 2020 Award Winners


The Dieline Awards, known as a benchmark of impeccably designed consumer packaged goods, is one of the largest packaging design competitions in the world. With thousands of entries from 23 different countries, the awards continue to evolve and shape the design community, highlighting the impactful trends in the industry.


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