Qualcomm will be hosting the first annual San Diego Tech Women's Summit on March 7. The event will kick off with a welcome from Vicki Mealer Burke, who currently serves as Qualcomm’s first Chief Diversity Officer. Vickie is responsible for providing the vision, leadership and oversight of internal and external inclusion and diversity initiatives.
While carbon reduction in other realms is key, planting vast groves of trees is a crucial part of saving Earth
It's exciting to see trees upfront and center stage, but tree-planting initiatives have attracted some controversy. Many mass-planting initiatives drew inspiration from a Science paper published last year, which has since faced critique.
Fourteen GM employees honored among the best and brightest in STEM
For the past 34 years, the Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference has served as a platform for STEM professionals to exchange best practices and strategies on how to promote and retain diverse talent in scientific and technical fields, while showcasing outstanding contributions made by minorities and women within STEM.
GM is on a mission to shape the future of mobility by empowering all employees to infuse unique perspectives in their work, thus enabling GM to remain in the forefront of an ever-changing automotive industry.
By Mary Draves, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer The Dow Chemical Company
Business can learn lessons from nature. In nature, diversity often translates into healthier ecosystems, resilience and improved productivity. Likewise, companies are recognizing that more inclusive business models and collaborations that include diverse actors can drive both economic growth and accelerate impact on addressing our UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Innovation labs, technology scouting outposts and accelerator programs to invest in startups have become ubiquitous in large companies, as have regularly-scheduled hackathons or idea challenges that invite employees to develop and pitch new ideas.
Yet, in some companies, all of that activity adds up to nothing more than “innovation theater.” In others, it actually yields a stream of internal improvements; new products and services; experiments with different business models; and investments in fledgling companies that are connecting with new customer segments.
Nominate your favorite nonprofit for their chance to attend Kindred 2020 for free!
February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Even as brands and CSR professionals step up their efforts on sustainability and purpose, they need the guidance and collaboration of nonprofits as experts in their fields. And as individual giving is on the decline, corporate partnerships are on the rise — and are necessary for mutual growth.
At Kindred 2020, nonprofits will have the opportunity to connect and forge new partnerships with brands, CSR professionals, and cultural leaders that align with their missions, and enable them to do more, faster — at a time when we urgently need it.
To avoid the worst climate impacts, global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years and stay the course to a 2050 net-zero emissions horizon. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these tightened goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can businesses realign business models without impacting current success?
Reserve your seat at our 2020 webinar and hear from Novo Nordisk, Schneider Electric and WWF on their net-zero journey.
Join senior executives from WBCSD, Fenix Outdoor International and MAFH – Sustainability for the one-hour webinar discussion on 19th February at 12.00 GMT
February 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world embarks on a new decade, business arrives with a level of urgency and necessity to deliver for people, planet, purpose and profit not previously seen before. The 2020s have been earmarked as being the decade that makes the difference, where key environmental issues are tackled.
An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.
Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.