There are nearly 46 million people in 167 countries living in some form of slavery today, and women and girls in developing nations make up more than 70 percent of those exposed to constant abuse and extreme poverty.
They can’t live freely or earn enough to meet basic needs for themselves or their families.
As technology adapts and smarter solutions emerge, WFP is testing and deploying bold new tools to carry out its global, lifesaving mission of delivering food to families in need.
From growing fresh food without soil to using drone technology to map areas affected by natural disaster, these groundbreaking approaches are transforming how the world’s leading hunger-fighting agency feeds people across the globe.
To end “short-termism” on Wall Street, CEOs present plans for 3+ years out to investors representing $25 trillion in AUM
NEW YORK, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CEOs from some of the most prominent companies in the world--including Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Merck, Unilever, and UPS -- came together to share their long-term business plans to an audience of more than 275 major institutional investors at the third CEO Investor Forum (CIF) organized by the CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).
Collaboration with Workhorse Group on new, zero emission vehicles is industry first
ATLANTA, February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption. The company is collaborating with Workhorse Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS) to design the vehicles from the ground up, with zero tailpipe emissions.
A survey of 1,700 companies discovers a relationship between diversity and innovation.
Rocio Lorenzo | Harvard Business Review Martin Reeves | Harvard Business Review
Diversity is both an issue of fairness and, some say, a driver of innovation and performance. To assess the latter claim, we undertook a large, cross-country study into the relationship between multiple aspects of managerial diversity, the presence of enabling conditions such as leadership support for diversity and innovation outcomes.
From human rights to environmental issues, we have much to lose if AI does not evolve in ways that support the public good.
Dunstan Allison-Hope | BSR Jacob Park | BSR Michael Rohwer | BSR
Artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing rapidly, thanks to ever-more-powerful computing, massive growth in the availability of digital data and increasingly sophisticated algorithms.
The world’s largest technology firms are investing billions to develop their AI capabilities, and companies across industries, from travel to real estate to fashion, are racing to bring AI-enabled services to market.
It’s no secret that going green is challenging. Governments, businesses and individuals must consider several factors when making the shift to alternative energy, including availability, cost and storage.
In the case of electric energy, rising demand means we have to start rethinking the way electricity is produced, transported and consumed. Here’s how:
Curbsides – yes, curbs – have the power to transform cities.
Nobody ever said, Curbsides are cool.
Perhaps that’s why we so often overlook curbs – one of a city’s most valuable assets. Everyone wants to work on expanding small business districts, improving health and education outcomes and leveraging data and technology to transform cities (because that’s all the rage these days).
But curbs? Curbs don’t get the attention they deserve.