Chris Librie

Ebay, Akron-Area Merchants Tout Success of Pilot Retail Revival Program

by Jim Mackinnon
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Rahman Wilder drives an Akron school bus by day and spends much of the rest of his time building his clothing business, We Care Tees.

We Care Tees was among 100 small businesses in Akron and Warren selected to take part in eBay Inc.’s first Retail Revival one-year program.

The Akron-based pilot program has come to what eBay and the merchants say is a successful end.

“I plan to continue to work with eBay,” Wilder said. “Just because the program ended doesn’t mean the relationship is gone.”

Greensboro, North Carolina Joins eBay’s Retail Revival

Greensboro becomes the fifth city to join the Retail Revival Program, which partners with local businesses to grow and expand their reach.
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eBay, in partnership with the city of Greensboro, announced today that the North Carolina city has been selected as the latest partner for Retail Revival. The program harnesses the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to support and grow small businesses, strengthen local economies and foster vibrant community growth.

A Platform for Improving Lives: eBay’s Global Impact

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A week after 9/11, New York Governor George Pataki and New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani approached Meg Whitman, the CEO of eBay at the time, for suggestions on how to raise money for victims of the attacks. Putting in intense weekend hours, eBay staffers created Auction for America—a website that allowed eBay users to earmark auction items to benefit 9/11 victims. In short order, the site raised $10 million.

Envision a Sustainable Future at Discover

by Chris Librie, Senior Director of HPE Living Progress
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When you picture the future, what do you see? It’s a question we constantly ask ourselves as we work to sustainably meet the data needs of the future. It’s the question at the heart of the Living Progress Challenge, our initiative that asks the global community to share ideas to solve the world’s toughest challenges. And it’s a question we will invite attendees to ponder and answer at Discover 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, June 7-9.

Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU Earth Day Dialogue

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April 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU virtual Twitter dialogue this Earth Day, April 22 from 12-4 ET, where students and national clean energy and White House leaders will engage directly in conversation with each one another.  They will share creative ideas on delivering the Paris promise of a future “well below 2 degrees.”

HP’s Chris Librie Explains Living Progress for 2015

by Nick Aster
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Chris Librie leads strategy and communication for HP Living Progress.  We’ve been following the evolution of Living Progress for a few years now at TriplePundit and have had the opportunity to talk to Chris on a number of occasions.

HP Labs Senior Fellow Paints an Exciting Future at the Crossroads Of People, Profit, Planet—and Petabytes of Data at Sustainable Brands 2015

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Tuesday
June 2, 2015
12:00-12:15 p.m.
Paradise Ballroom - Plenary Stage
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS 2015 SAN DIEGO

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Tuesday
June 2, 2015
12:00-12:15 p.m.
Paradise Ballroom - Plenary Stage
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS 2015 SAN DIEGO

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