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Conversant Executive Shares How Company is Doing Good While Doing Well at Advertising Week

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During New York Advertising Week, Bill Todd, executive vice president of Conversant, an Alliance Data company, spoke on a panel that examined the good coming from the ad and marketing tech community.

Points of Light Announces Seattle as Host City for the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service

Workshop proposal period now open
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ATLANTA, September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light announced today that Seattle will serve as host city for the 2017 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, which will be held June 19-21, 2017. Points of Light is calling for Conference workshop proposals focused on replicable strategies for engaging volunteers in local problem-solving, capacity building for community organizations, innovative technology for social good, and more.

In the Field in Indonesia for Wireless Reach’s New Maternal and Child Health Program

By Elisabeth Best, Sustainability and Wireless Reach Program Manager

At Qualcomm, we define sustainability as a strategy that drives long-term growth and profitability by including environmental, social and corporate governance issues in our business decisions as they relate to our key spheres of influence: our workplace, our supply chain, local communities, our industry and the public policy realm. For us, innovation isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are.

ORB, by mPowering, Celebrates One Year of Empowering Frontline Health Workers with Access to Educational Resources

Lesley-Anne Long, Global Director of mPowering Frontline Health Workers, recounts the significance of the ORB platform’s one-year anniversary

Recently, a reception was held in Washington D.C. to commemorate the one-year anniversary of ORB, an mHealth content platform created by mPowering for frontline health workers.

Angela Baker, Director of Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, welcomed an audience of attendees from US government and international agencies, non-profits, social enterprises, and academics.

Data for Healthy Hearts: Measuring the Impact of the Wireless Heart Health Program in Rural China

Lauren Reed, Staff Analyst of Government Affairs at Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, details a case study in data-driven impact measurement from the ANDE Metrics from the Ground Up 2016 conference.

Doctors Ren Nianbao and Xie Guangguo have worked at the Lang Mao Shan Clinic in rural China for 20 years. Approximately one-fifth of their patients suffer from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), one of the leading causes of death in China. In the past, the clinic relied on a conventional, 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) machine to screen for CVDs. The large, cumbersome machine and lack of specialist care in rural areas makes it less likely that patients with risk of acute CVD are screened, diagnosed, and treated properly.


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