New Infographic: How Fair Trade Empowers Women

For every Fair Trade CertifiedTM product you buy, you’re helping to uplift women in the workforce and improve entire communities.
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Share this infographic to encourage others to support women through their Fair Trade purchases.

Bloomberg and Learning with State-of-the-Art Technology


Originally posted on Bloomberg Now. 

On a recent visit to Singapore, Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer inaugurated the launch of Stamford American International School (SAIS)‘s Innovation center – the first high school in Asia to collaborate with Bloomberg on curriculum design and technology.

Ideas that Matter: EducationSuperHighway

Sappi's past Ideas that Matter grant winner
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Past Sappi Ideas that Matter grant winner EducationSuperHighway is the leading non-profit focused on upgrading Internet infrastructure to enable digital learning in America's K-12 public schools. Check out their story.

America's schools need an upgrade. Digital learning can transform education, but it requires robust broadband. And today, 40 million students don't have the speed they need. That's 72% of all K-12 students in the US.

Sappi North America Opens 2015 'Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

15th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, May 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ Sappi North America today officially announced its call for 2015 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to show the world how design, specifically print, can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

Fifteen & Counting

Cheryl Heller’s presentation charts Sappi's Ideas that Matter's history and impact, as well as the evolving path of social design

I’m very proud of the social responsibility platform that Sappi supports. My company focuses on three critical groups: communities, customers and employees. Part of our customer outreach includes the Sappi Ideas that Matter grant program, which awards grants to designers who help nonprofit organizations make a meaningful difference in the communities they support by using their skills, creativity and design thinking.

Bloomberg Joins IxDA to Honor Excellence in Interaction Design


Originally posted on Bloomberg Now

Bloomberg was honored to sponsor the 2015 Interaction Design Association’s (IxDA) awards ceremony and conference closing celebration last week at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. The awards acknowledged breakthrough examples of interaction design over the past year. Winners were selected from over 300 submissions and a finalist pool of 72.

The Book's the Thing

Is a book a commodity, a decorative item or an experience and a journey?

As a designer, I admire all things paper. As a bibliophile, I am drawn to the power of books. So, I was intrigued when I heard of Thatcher Wine who custom-tailors libraries from his workshop in Boulder, Colorado. Juniper Books, Wine’s studio, focuses on building tailored libraries, curating unique book sets and designing custom book covers.

Inspiring Civil Engineers to Design a Better Future


AECOM Impact blog

John Donaghy, civil engineer on AECOM's rail team, shares how he works to empower communities and designers to build a better future for all.


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