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Education Isn’t Always Top of Mind After Natural Disasters, But It Should Be

Words by Maggie Kohn
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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

When natural disasters strike, people and corporations are generous, donating millions of dollars worth of food, medicines and other needed supplies. But often, in the urgency to address immediate life-threatening realities, the long-term needs of rebuilding communities are overlooked.

The Glass Isn’t Half Empty: Reasons To Be Optimistic About Water Issues

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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The news about climate change’s impacts on water supply and availability is often dire and can feel overwhelming.

Tackling the Decarbonization of Transportation

Words by Mark Mondik
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By now, many of us have heard the statistics and news reports: Organizations need to be moving at a much faster pace to address the global climate crisis and meet the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report’s warning of limiting warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. 

Lyft Makes All Rides Carbon Neutral, But That’s Only the Beginning

Words by Roya Sabri
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This article series is sponsored by 3Degrees and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Stackable Credentials and Modular Programs Bring More Options to Postsecondary Education

Words by Jim Witkin
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The future of postsecondary education will be modular, stackable and more democratic. That’s according to edX, a nonprofit organization founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, that is re-imagining the postsecondary education model.

In their view, our rapidly evolving economy, fueled by constant advances in technology, requires workers to continually update and refresh their skills to find employment, stay employed, and advance their careers. 

Investing in Career Development Helps Companies Attract, Keep and Promote Top Talent

Words by Tina Casey
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In today’s tight labor market, companies cannot afford to ignore untapped reservoirs of smart, motivated potential employees. Yet many have just such a pool of talent right before their eyes. By innovating on outreach, continuing education and career development, some companies are finding new ways to ensure their workforce is the best it can be—and that can mean a more diverse workforce, as well.

Diversity and outreach

This Unlikely Partnership Drives Positive Change in the Food Sector

Words by Tom Murray
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It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods.

Reaching Kids Early Is the Key to Driving Interest in STEM, Educators Say

Words by Ellen R. Delisio
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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

Most of us know that jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are in high demand: Economic projections indicate a need for up to 1 million more STEM workers than the U.S. will have available in its workforce through 2022.

Zero-Carbon Transportation: Beyond The Tailpipe

Words by Tina Casey
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This article series is sponsored by 3Degrees and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Companies seeking a lower carbon footprint are increasingly adopting electric vehicles and alternative fuels that offer zero, or at least carbon neutral, tailpipe emissions. However, fleet tailpipes are just one point in a complex web of emissions that involve vehicle manufacturers, as well as companies and their suppliers, consumers, clients, employees and contractors.

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