Laborlink Receives First Ever Best Social Enterprise Award

Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Awards Recognize Growing Importance of Technology-Driven Worker Engagement
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LONDON, September 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Laborlink was presented the first ever Best Social Enterprise award for its mission to improve working conditions in the supply chains of our favorite apparel and electronics brands. Now in its 6th year, the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards are a truly international affair, honoring responsible business practice from around the world.

Is That A Doctor In Your Pocket?

By: Gabe Brambila

“Daddy, I don’t feel well.”

Few things strike at a parent’s heart more than those five words. Even worse when uttered in the middle of the night, as my daughter did last week. She had a low-grade fever and her pediatrician’s office was closed, though it wasn’t quite serious enough to go to the ER. Still wanting medical consultation, we drove to an after-hours clinic where a doctor could see her.

The Mobile Response to Nepal


This post was written by guest blogger Wesley King, a business systems analyst at Cisco

The World is Flat, not a Flatscreen
I can’t deny it any longer. The apps on my mobile devices, and my social network living inside those apps, are influencing my behavior. In the case of disaster relief, at least, this influence is for the better.

Infographic: How Mobility Is Improving Workers' Safety

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Mobility can be a powerful tool in the right hands. It saves operator time and bolsters labor productivity, provides a system of record with one-to-one accuracy verification, and limits incidents by granting employees access to data in real-time.

4 Ways Mobility Can Improve Your Safety Strategy and Add Business Value


Best-in-Class companies operating today believe that delivering high-quality products is as important as successfully managing a policy around environmental protection and operational health and safety (EHS). The success of a business depends, in no small measure, on the people driving it forward on a day-to-day basis: their well-being is paramount, not only in ethical terms, but also in “making-or-breaking” a company’s bottom line.

In 'Frontier', Gavin Serkin Finds Investments at the Ends of the Earth

Frontier is a must-read for investors wanting to find out how valuation in emerging markets really works.” – Financial Times

Originally posted on Bloomberg Now.

Accenture and Amref Health Africa to Improve Healthcare Services for Hundreds of Thousands Across Africa

Vodafone and its partners – Safaricom, Mezzanine and M-PESA Foundation – to expand mobile health training platform
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LONDON Mar. 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Amref Health Africa an additional grant of US$3 million to help the organization enhance and scale its mobile health training program to 3,000 community health workers in Kenya.

Student Work Program Demystifies Careers


Antioch High School seniors Nadia Muñoz and Francisco Valencia admittedly didn’t have high expectations for their summer internships at Verizon.

Muñoz thought she’d be running errands. Valencia figured he’d be fetching coffee.

Instead, Muñoz spent the summer testing SIM cards in new cell phone models, and Valencia built an application to help manage address book contacts for a Verizon service.

Connecting Singapore Visitors to Nature With Technology


Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, one of the world’s leading horticultural gardens, unveiled its first mobile app today, a project made possible and supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. This fun mobile app, designed to connect visitors with nature through technology, engages audiences through interactive games, educational tools, and information about the Garden’s unique horticulture.


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