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Guest Post: UnSchooled: How ‘Lifelong Learning’ Could Transform Education As We Know It

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While super high definition TVs, 3D printers and wearables dominated the discussion at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to participate in smaller conference track focused on how technology is transforming education.

2014: The Year for a Smart Carbon Tax

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The federal government in Washington, DC is at an all-time low in public esteem. This has to do with a lot of things, from intransigent right-wing ideology (e.g., debt ceiling debacle) to bureaucratic incompetence (e.g., Affordable Care Act website), to partisan gamesmanship (e.g., gerrymandered congressional districts), to outright, willful ignorance (e.g., climate change deniers), to a campaign finance system that produces policy makers held captive to the very special interests they are supposed to regulate (e.g., Wall Street, agribusiness, energy companies).

Supporting Healthy Communities

Barbara Grantham, President & CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation shares news about the recent developments made possible in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through Goldcorp’s commitment to improving community health.
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Although the link between mining and community health is not always obvious, it surely exists. As with any organization, successful workforces require strong, healthy employees and support for the local communities in which they live. For this reason, Goldcorp’s concern for health and safety does not stop at the property line. Focusing on building a strong culture of health ‘outside the fence’ and in the communities where they have a presence is an integral part of Goldcorp’s operational strategy. 

Future Business: The Four Mega-Trends That Every Company Needs to Prepare For

Company reputations could collapse in minutes and more firms will develop an explicit ‘social purpose’– that’s according to a new study into the mega-trends that businesses will face in the future.
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March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The future has always been hard to predict as our world is constantly changing. Population growth, new digital platforms, shifting global power and declining trust in corporations… But what can business do to prepare for emerging issues? Corporate Citizenship have released their latest research where they have identified the four mega-trends that every company needs to prepare for: CRUNCH; FRAGMENT; CONNECT; and REBALANCE.

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Q&A with Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller, EVP—Coated Business, was appointed Chief Sustainability Officer in 2009 and is the company officer responsible for aligning sustainability strategy and goals with business plans for all three of the company’s business units: coated, speci
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2012 marks the fifth year that SFPNA has publicly reported its progress against sustainability goals; what do you see as the key issues that will define your company’s progress over the next five to ten years?

Canada’s Business Community to Gather for CBSR’s 10th Annual Summit: Global Experts to Present the Emerging Consensus on Transformational CSR

November 7th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
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TORONTO, October 30, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On November 7th, 2012, CBSR’s 10th Annual Summit will gather Canada’s corporate leaders and academics to reflect on the evolution of CSR, discuss CBSR’s insights into transformational companies, and feature some of the most experienced and

Nissan's iPhone-Like Electric Car Wins LA Auto Show Design Challenge

LA Auto Show's Design Challenge
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Every year, during the LA Auto Show's Design Challenge, major car companies design the cars of the future. Last year's theme was the face of motor-racing come 2025. This year's challenge - entitled Youthmobile 2030 - asked how drivers 16-23 years of age, raised on cell phones and Twitter, will emotionally connect to their cars in 2030?

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