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Thank You to Our Global Nonprofit Partners Fighting COVID-19

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Stanley Black & Decker has created a COVID-19 philanthropic outreach program to help our communities around the world combat the effects of the pandemic.

The company has partnered with nonprofit organizations dedicated to immediate relief and recovery efforts, those providing support for hospitals and frontline workers and organizations ensuring all communities have basic needs, such as food.

Make an Impact in Just One Day

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By Eleanor Malloy, John Hancock

As someone who started her career in the non-profit sector, I know first-hand that making meaningful impact on a daily basis can be a struggle. There is no doubt that good intention, vast intelligence and valuable skills are not lacking in the current employee base of non-profit organizations but I believe the ability to attract and pay the experienced talent they need to magnify and grow their non-profit remains a challenge.

'First line of defense': COVID Prompts Rethink in Role of Buildings

By Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?

The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.

Read more via Reuters on how our buildings can help promote health and safety, featuring IWBI president & CEO Rachel Hodgdon.

When Partners and Cisco Work Together, Great Things Happen

By John Moses, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the old adage is true: necessity truly is the mother of invention. It’s also shown us that when we work together, not only can we adapt, but we can overcome challenges and even achieve things we previously hadn’t thought were possible.

Our partners have been the very embodiment of those ideas over the course of this year, helping in ways large and small all around the world. Cisco, too, has leaned into the challenges that 2020 has thrown our way, and together we’ve worked to create the solutions our communities need most.

Preparing for a Vaccine: American Cargo Operations Conducting Trial Flights From Miami to South America

Commercial airlines to play an essential role in transporting COVID-19 vaccines in the US and around the world
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FORT WORTH, TEXAS, November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The American Airlines Cargo team is preparing for its critical role in transporting the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine once approved. In mid-November, American’s cargo operation began conducting trial flights, in conjunction with pharmaceutical and cargo partners, from Miami to South America on its Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

7 Ways to Celebrate an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

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Americans produce about 25-percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day compared to the rest of the year, according to estimates. However, we can all make small changes to reduce, reuse, and recycle during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Here are seven eco-friendly tips to add sustainability to your Thanksgiving:

Booz Allen Foundation Unites Innovators and Experts in the COVID-19 Fight

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Now months into the COVID-19 crisis, how have the world’s brightest innovators been working to prevent the spread of the disease, protect caregivers, improve care delivery, and educate our communities? And how will technology reshape how we prepare for the health crises of the future?

Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?

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While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.

How To Foster Professional Development And Community For Remote Teams

By Marie Hattar | Forbes Councils Member
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Marie Hattar is CMO at Keysight Technologies, responsible for brand and global marketing efforts.

The pandemic has completely transformed how teams work — from collaboration and communication to productivity and accountability. It’s also given company leaders the opportunity to rethink professional development for virtual teams.

Over 50,000 People Across The Globe Are Calling on World Leaders to #ActTogether to End COVID

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We are working against the clock to beat this pandemic. Effective tests, treatments and vaccines are being developed as we speak — but world leaders need to work together to distribute them globally to save millions of lives.

Now, Global Citizens from across the world are taking a stand. Across 43 countries, Global Citizens have raised their voices in a powerful short video urging world leaders to make history and join forces to defeat the virus.

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