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Calling All Ed-tech Innovators: Apply Within

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Ed-tech isn’t just about digitizing books and training manuals for a tablet. It’s about using technology to deliver new forms of learning and teaching. It’s about personalizing and accelerating learning for everyone, everywhere, at any time. 

That’s why we’re looking for game-changing solutions for real-world education challenges. If you’re an innovative ed-tech venture in the U.S., we want you to apply for the 2018 AT&T Aspire Accelerator

Sodexo Launches Upgraded User Experience for Universities Digital Platform

SodexoMyWay enhances student dining experience through upgraded digital engagement and e-commerce solution
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced the upgrade of SodexoMyWay, a digital platform enabling customer-driven e-commerce dining websites with dynamic content that will predict content for the user, enhancing their digital experience. The upgrade to the website platform includes an upgraded mobile-first technology for ease of access across multiple devices.

Realized Worth Launches ‘Voyager,’ a Customizable Learning Environment for Employee Volunteers

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Realized Worth is proud to launch Voyager, our new online immersive learning environment for employee volunteers. Voyager gives corporate citizenship practitioners an easy-to-use digital tool to train and certify employee volunteers in the practice of Transformative Volunteeringand to easily manage, track and report on training progress. Practitioners can further evolve citizenship strategy by leveraging Voyager to engage and activate employee volunteers to take part in community activities.

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Realized Worth is proud to launch Voyager, our new online immersive learning environment for employee volunteers. Voyager gives corporate citizenship practitioners an easy-to-use digital tool to train and certify employee volunteers in the practice of Transformative Volunteeringand to easily manage, track and report on training progress. Practitioners can further evolve citizenship strategy by leveraging Voyager to engage and activate employee volunteers to take part in community activities.

Social Media Isn’t All Broken

By: Joseph Cuticelli
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This week on the news, I saw Congress grill social media executives. I heard about the spread of fake news and the negative things that social media has wrought. There was lots of focus on young people and how they use these forums – I even heard one report when an expert being interviewed mentioned that he was an undergraduate.

I won’t disagree that there are negatives about social media, but I do want to point out a different perspective that comes from my work.

New Technology Adds Another Layer to Pipeline Leak Detection

A set of very sharp ears will be added to our comprehensive pipeline monitoring and leak detection program, thanks to innovative new technology that will be added to the Keystone Pipeline System
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From the highly-trained operators who work in our computerized control centres around the clock, to our detailed maintenance and inspection programs and the regular patrols we do on the ground and from the air, it's safe to say that there are a lot of eyes on our pipelines as they deliver the natural gas and oil that fuels our society.

Sustainable Investing: From Possibilities to Probabilities

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by Joe Keefe, President & CEO, Pax World Management LLC and CEO, Pax Ellevate LLC 

When SRI industry leaders look at the future of sustainable investing, our tendency is to pat ourselves on the back for the tremendous progress we have made and make optimistic predictions about the wonderful progress that still lies ahead. While not wanting to be the skunk at the garden party, and while remaining a die-hard optimist when it comes to possibilities, I am more pessimistic about probabilities if we remain on our current course. We need to up our game.

Banking Needs More Women in Tech — Here’s How One Financial Institution Is Driving Change

By Shelley White
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 Scotiabank celebrates International Day of the Girl! Reflecting on our partnership with Girls Learning Code

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 Scotiabank celebrates International Day of the Girl! Reflecting on our partnership with Girls Learning Code

How Diversity Leads to Better Technology

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The following story is part of Scotiabank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)Impact series. The series will highlight various initiatives at the Bank in relation to Scotiabank’s CSR priorities and commitments.

This year in Mexico, Scotiabank ranked #1 for percent of women in leadership positions and ranked #3 as the most attractive employer for women, in a study by Expansion magazine. Fuencis Gomez, VP of Digital Banking cites the Bank’s culture of “talking more about talent than gender” as a factor of why she joined Scotiabank Mexico. By ensuring women are recruited, trained and provided opportunities to thrive within the organization, Scotiabank is creating a #BetterFuture where employees are empowered and engaged.

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The following story is part of Scotiabank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)Impact series. The series will highlight various initiatives at the Bank in relation to Scotiabank’s CSR priorities and commitments.

This year in Mexico, Scotiabank ranked #1 for percent of women in leadership positions and ranked #3 as the most attractive employer for women, in a study by Expansion magazine. Fuencis Gomez, VP of Digital Banking cites the Bank’s culture of “talking more about talent than gender” as a factor of why she joined Scotiabank Mexico. By ensuring women are recruited, trained and provided opportunities to thrive within the organization, Scotiabank is creating a #BetterFuture where employees are empowered and engaged.

Demand for Digital Skills Increases in Middle-Skill Job Market

Research from Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One finds digital skills open doorways for workers
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BOSTON, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Eight in ten middle-skill job postings now demand digital skills, a four-point increase over the last two years, according to new research conducted by Burning Glass Technologies for Capital One.

Middle-skill jobs, defined as those that pay a living wage and don’t require a bachelor’s degree, have always provided a pathway into the middle class for workers.

Bettering the Lives of Citizens, One Tech Solution at a Time

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It’s critical to Americans’ well-being that government services are fast and reliable. We need tax returns filed and processed within minutes; automatic renewal of forms of ID; and immediate care if we get sick. To keep essential government services operating at top efficiency, there is an urgent need to rethink the processes and methods which occur behind the scenes, and ensure better public service for taxpayers.

Technology is the natural solution. But how can the government apply what’s working in the commercial sector for the benefit of citizens?

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