Stylish, sustainable and suitable to wear come rain or shine – it’s time for a first look at the tokyo 2020 uniforms.
The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games today unveiled the official outfits that will be worn by the Field Cast and City Cast staff and volunteers. This is the “cast” of people – more than 110,000 of them – who will welcome and provide support to spectators, athletes and other visitors during the Games.
The two styles of blue-and-white shirts will be a ubiquitous sight in Tokyo next summer, and they’ve been made with the environment – and the comfort of the wearer – in mind.
July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.
There are a number of “best of” lists that corporate managers and investment professionals scour to see what companies are judged to be doing well (by the list makers)…whether they be industry peers & competitors, or possible acquisitions or partners, and for investors, whether the listed firms might be the right choices for investment portfolios.
As a technology analyst, I spend a lot of time jet setting from conference to conference, covering the latest greatest advances in technology and IT solutions. Another part of what I cover, though, is the kinder, gentler material that’s under the hood—company culture, CSR, and the like. Environmental sustainability is a huge issue that in my experience doesn’t get talked about enough in big tech.
Young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Women are also more likely to be underemployed and under-paid. That is why education and training are key determiners of success in the labor market.
A growing number of actual and proposed bans on single-use plastic products, such as grocery bags, straws and water bottles, are feeding a worldwide appetite for bioalternatives, such as reusable, refillable and/or recyclable products and packaging. As a result, we’re seeing renewed markets for existing paper-based products and new opportunities for innovation in plant-based biomaterials.
We live in an incredible time—where climate change, population, food, healthcare, and security all present urgent and interrelated challenges for our society. Fortunately, I believe technology can play an important role in addressing these rapidly-evolving global needs. And that is why we at HPE have dedicated ourselves to a clear, simple, and extremely important cause—developing and using technology to advance the way people live and work.
by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.