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By Brynne Dunn

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jul 27, 2016 4:35 PM ET

I thought of myself as a tech-savvy millennial… and then I spent the day with Girls Who Code at Fullscreen Media. Sitting in the audience as teenage girls presented business recommendations about social sharing and streaming video, I realized that there has never been a more exciting time to be at the intersection of tech and media, and that I have a lot of catching up to do!

Blog from in Human Resources
Jul 27, 2016 3:55 PM ET

Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to march in the San Diego Pride Parade alongside 300 other “Qualcommers,” their families, and friends. It’s the sixth year in a row that I’ve participated in this celebration of our LGBT community, and I always find it a personally rewarding experience. In a way, the parade is a reflection of our company: a diverse community, marching forward together.

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Jul 27, 2016 3:00 PM ET

Ed Anderson strapped on his helmet, jumped on his bike and pedaled right out of Newport News, VA on Wednesday. It was the start of a 4,000 mile journey that will take him from sea to shining sea all in the name of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

By: Sodexo Quality of Lifehacks

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jul 27, 2016 2:50 PM ET

As Pokémon Go sweeps the nation—and the world—you might see even more people than usual wandering the streets staring into their phones. The augmented reality game uses smartphones to overlay the real world with images of video-game creatures that users can “catch” by throwing “Poké balls” at them in the app. Health experts have praised the game for using augmented reality to get users outside and walking around.

7 Key Takeways from the RY2015 Conflict Mienrals SEC Filings #conflictminerals #secfilings

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jul 27, 2016 2:00 PM ET

Companies can utilize Conflict Minerals Reporting as an opportunity to thoroughly investigate their supply chains, create value-sharing and mitigate risk by getting to know their suppliers throughout the supply chain.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jul 27, 2016 2:00 PM ET

Since 2009, Global Citizenship has been a cornerstone of Starwood’s business strategy. Global Citizenship provides Starwood’s guests, customers, communities, owners, and associates a better way to experience the world. A key component of influencing lasting, sustainable improvements in communities around the globe is accomplished through collaborative partnerships with the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Foundation, Inc. (“Starwood Foundation”) and international charitable organizations.

Article from in Education
Jul 27, 2016 1:30 PM ET

In a world where science and engineering skills are becoming more essential to move a technology-based society forward, building a classic baking soda volcano or making ice cream in a bag during chemistry class is no longer enough to equip today’s students with the knowledge they need. Baxter thrives on its core mission to save and sustain lives with the most advanced technology, but as part of its effort to continue making a difference for patients and healthcare providers around the world, Baxter recognizes innovation needs to start in the classroom.

Siemens’ Flex-Plants™

Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Jul 27, 2016 1:25 PM ET

When we switch on the lights, most of us aren’t thinking about how electricity is generated. What really happens, how does a power plant work? Siemens’ proven Flex-Plant™ Combined Cycle Technology provides clean, efficient, and reliable electricity when it’s needed most. Click here to learn more. 

See this video and more on our YouTube channel.

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Jul 27, 2016 1:05 PM ET

There’s more to trash than meets the eye. That’s what more than 233,000 kids from around the world learned when they got creative with ways to improve waste management. As part of the 2015-2016 TRASH TREKSM Challenge, FIRST LEGO League teams in 80 countries explored the fascinating world of trash—from collection and sorting, to smart production and reuse.

A software donation from NetSuite.org is enabling this nonprofit to streamline manual processes to grow

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jul 27, 2016 1:00 PM ET

In years past, the rainy season in Nasitsape, a community nestled in the mountains of eastern Uganda, often meant that residents were isolated from surrounding communities when the river became impassable. During these times, residents were often unable to leave the village to get to school, the health clinic and the market.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jul 27, 2016 12:45 PM ET

California, the nation’s most populous state, votes again this Fall on the legalization of marijuana. It’s yet another sign that the century-long prohibition may finally be lifting, one state at a time. This week on Sea Change Radio, we bring you four interviews from the National Cannabis Industry Association conference held recently in Oakland, CA.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Jul 27, 2016 11:40 AM ET

The food Nestlé developed for the pilots of Solar Impulse - the first ever solar-powered plane to complete a round-the-world trip - was the only ‘fuel’ on board during their epic adventure.

Although that fuel is spent, now that Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have completed the final leg of their record-breaking trip, our journey doesn’t stop here.

We want to take the knowledge we’ve gained from designing the pilots’ specially-tailored meals and use it to help other people with specific nutritional needs.

teamGM Cares transforms neighborhood in partnership with community

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 27, 2016 11:10 AM ET

DETROIT – It’ll be all hands (and arms and legs) on deck when 2,500 General Motors employees return to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community to volunteer the week of Aug. 15. Employees will donate their time and talent to board up vacant homes, clean empty lots, spruce up streets and tackle other neighborhood and school improvements.

by George Sifakis Idea-gen.com Founder, CEO and Author of www.SwakTheBook.com

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jul 27, 2016 11:05 AM ET

Part 3 of a 4-part series on Huffington Post. Read PART 1 here. Read PART 2 here.

“Networking isn’t everything, but it’s pretty much everything”

Article from in Business & Trade
Jul 27, 2016 10:30 AM ET

By Jeff Chan, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s new Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program