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Business Continuity Planning Today

How Cisco is enabling its business and “work from home” in light of COVID-19
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We are living in uncertain times with the recent threat of a global pandemic in our midst. Every business is struggling with how to keep their businesses running while keeping their employees and customers safe. Companies are putting in drastic measures such as canceling events, eliminating business travel and in-person meetings, and having employees work from home. Cisco is actively dealing with these topics, and I wanted to share some of the practices we are putting into place to address business continuity in the short and long term.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration With the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have entered a collaboration with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) to support the development of a preventive vaccine candidate for COVID-19. The parties have commenced preclinical testing of multiple vaccine prospects, with the aim to identify by the end of the month a COVID-19 vaccine candidate for clinical trials.

CLP’s Sustainable Path to Build a Utility of the Future

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The CLP Group’s latest Sustainability Report highlights the Company’s strategies to navigate transformative global megatrends and chart a sustainable path to build a Utility of the Future.

Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials to Support Americans Through Coronavirus Pandemic

By Dana Strong
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  1. Speeds will increase from 15/2 MBPS to 25/3 for all new and existing customers, and will become the speed of the service going forward.
  2. New families who connect will get 60 days of Internet service for free.
  3. The Internet Essentials program is normally available to all qualified low-income households in Comcast’s service area for $9.95/month.
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  1. Speeds will increase from 15/2 MBPS to 25/3 for all new and existing customers, and will become the speed of the service going forward.
  2. New families who connect will get 60 days of Internet service for free.
  3. The Internet Essentials program is normally available to all qualified low-income households in Comcast’s service area for $9.95/month.

Adobe Enables Distance Learning Globally for Schools Impacted by COVID-19

Free Creative Cloud tools offered to students through May 31, 2020
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The past few weeks have shown us that, even in times of uncertainty, our schools and business communities remain strong and resourceful, all while continuing to find creative ways to maintain learning and business continuity.

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

Ideagen Announces Addition of New Board Members as Part of Global Expansion Presented Globally by Microsoft

Build-A-Bear CEO, Sharon Price John and Steven James Tingus, National Disability Policy and Inclusion Lead
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WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen®'s CEO, George Sifakis Announces Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-a-Bear and Steven James Tingus, National Disability Policy and Inclusion Leader have joined the Ideagen Advisory Board

Ideagen® is honored to announce the addition of two new members on the Ideagen Advisory Board. Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop and Steven Tingus. 

Bayer Animal Health Launches Global Care4Pigs Grant to Advance Swine Well-Being

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The global Care4Pigs initiative offers EUR 30,000 in grants in support of innovations that enhance swine well-being at farm level.

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The global Care4Pigs initiative offers EUR 30,000 in grants in support of innovations that enhance swine well-being at farm level.

Bayer to Advance More Sustainable Agricultural Solutions Utilizing New Innovative Greenhouses in Marana, Arizona

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The unique Marana Greenhouses will serve as a global product design center for corn / By bringing the breeding process indoors, more seed products can be developed faster, resulting in farmers benefitting from the latest technology / Bayer’s investment in the Marana site reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability.

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The unique Marana Greenhouses will serve as a global product design center for corn / By bringing the breeding process indoors, more seed products can be developed faster, resulting in farmers benefitting from the latest technology / Bayer’s investment in the Marana site reflects the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Minimizing Construction’s Carbon Footprint: CNH Industrial Solving the Emissions Problem With Technology

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CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI) unveiled the industry’s first electric backhoe loader at this week’s CONEXPO in Las Vegas, North America’s largest construction trade show and innovation showcase.

It’s part of the growing movement towards electrification as the sector is turning to a combination of technology and alternative energy sources to reduce emissions and minimize its carbon footprint.

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