Innovation

Deloitte: Future Leaders Say Business Must Encourage Innovation for Growth, to Retain Talent, and Positively Impact Society

While Millennials value innovation in an employer, only 26 percent of those surveyed believe their current organization’s leaders encourage practices that foster innovation
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 View the Deloitte Millenial Survey results, visit: www.deloitte.com/millennialsurvey

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 View the Deloitte Millenial Survey results, visit: www.deloitte.com/millennialsurvey

SAP Invests in Emerging Entrepreneurs to Drive Innovation, Job Creation and Economic Growth

SAP Announces EUR 2 Million Commitment to Benefit Endeavor Global, Endeavor Brazil and India’s National Entrepreneur Network as Part of New Emerging Entrepreneurs Initiative
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WALLDORF, Germany and DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced an initial three-year, EUR 2 million commitment to Endeavor Global, Endeavor Brazil and India’s National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), organizations with a comprehensive focus on high-impact entrepreneurs. As part of a new emerging entrepreneurs initiative, SAP and its partners will help accelerate job creation and responsible and sustainable business growth for emerging entrepreneurs, who will be selected via the Endeavor and NEN networks.

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Letter from Mark Gardner

“It is clear that the actions we take to improve our environmental and social performance are the very same actions that drive our financial success and set the foundation for long-term profitable growth.”
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Our strategic vision is clear: We must remain committed, as an organization, to exercise foresight and courage and take the actions necessary not only this year but in the years that lie ahead. It is this vision that drives our comprehensive sustainability strategy, one that recognizes that financial success can only be found when we make the right decisions to invest in our people, in our communities and in processes and capital projects to improve our environmental performance. We must execute against this vision—now and for the long-term.

Recyclebank CEO to Speak at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013

Jonathan K. Hsu to participate in the IdeasLab Technology Pioneers session
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DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, announced the Chief Executive Officer Jonathan K. Hsu will speak at the IdeasLab session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 on Wednesday, January 23 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Carbon Sink: The Solution to Carbon Capture May Be Hiding in Your Bathroom

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First the good news. Carbon dioxide emissions from coal have been falling over the last five years in the U.S., hitting the lowest point for any quarter since 1986 in March 2012. Cheap natural gas allowed utilities to cut back on coal, the most “carbon-intense” fossil fuel used for power generation. But coal-fired power plants are not going away anytime soon in the U.S., and countries like China and India, which already burn half of the world’s coal, are leading in building new ones.

A Sustaining Tale

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by Mitch Jackson

Triumph over the tasks encountered
Be an assertive protagonist to meet the challenge
Use ingenuity for problems that arise
Then, tell the story

Monsanto’s Integrated Yield Pipeline Advances a Record 18 Projects Across Multiple Research Areas

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ST. LOUIS, Jan. 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Monsanto’s annual research and development update highlighted record project advancement across the company’s breeding, biotechnology, and improved agronomics platforms, all aimed at sustainably maximizing farmer productivity while conserving resources like water and land.

How SAP and cities are boosting innovation through open data

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Published January 03, 2013
 
Listening to a couple of coders gush over the virtues of gamification, location-based mobile services and open data standards, I might have mistaken the techies for sneaker-wearing pitchmen at a Silicon Valley hackathon.

AT&T Launches Corporate Accessibility Technology Office and Further Expands Commitment to Customers with Disabilities

Christopher Rice Named Chief Accessibility Officer for AT&T
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January 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ - As part of AT&T’s* ongoing commitment to ensure that customers with disabilities are able to enjoy the opportunities that modern technology affords, the company is launching a new Corporate Accessibility Technology Office that is designed to promote accessibility in AT&T’s products and services.  The organization will be l

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