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Rockwell Automation Tools Power Roller Coasters Like Valravn at Cedar Point

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Did you ever wonder how a roller coaster works? The answer is revealed in this video which shares the “magic” behind the technology powering Valravn roller coaster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio.

As part of the “It’s Not Magic, It’s Science” series, STEM influencer Jay Flores explains how sensors connected to Rockwell’s Programmable Logic Controller work together to help the vehicle purposefully navigate the ride’s track quickly and safely.

Over 100 Charities Condemn Brutal Cuts in UK Aid to Yemen

The open letter warned the cuts could “destroy” the UK’s global reputation for compassion.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

Rockwell Automation Employees Support United Way Program to Help Displaced Families Feel at Home

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Fifty Rockwell Automation employees from the company’s Milwaukee and Mequon campuses volunteered to assemble more than 500 laundry and linen kits this week. The kits will be distributed to individuals experiencing homelessness and those moving to more permanent housing as part of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s Safe and Stable Homes initiative.

La TD publie son Rapport sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance 2020 et son Rapport sur La promesse TD Prêts à agir 2020

Ces rapports décrivent la façon dont la TD a accéléré ses efforts et étendu son influence positive dans une année marquée par d’importants changements et d’importantes perturbations.
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., 5 mars 2021 /3BL Media/  – Dans un monde perturbé par la COVID-19, la TD a directement contribué à des changements positifs et au progrès sociétal en vue de favoriser un meilleur avenir, plus durable et inclusif.

Jangala and the Fight to Connect Homeless Communities During COVID-19

After the world went online, the homeless community became more marginalized than ever before. This is how Jangala stepped in to help.
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Two key tools are often required to participate in today’s society: a device and the connectivity to make it work.

Most of us take this for granted. Particularly since the pandemic hit, we have been confined to our homes and armed with our laptops, phones, WiFi and high-speed data. They gave us access to entertainment and kept us in touch with friends and family. Some of us have been able to carry on working remotely, seamlessly sharing documents and connecting with colleagues. The internet kept life going when the world outside our doorstep appeared to come to a halt.

Merck Announces Fifth Round of Global Grants to Tackle Maternal Mortality and Promote Health Equity Worldwide

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Merck recently announced a fifth round of grants in its Merck for Mothers Global Grants program dedicated to reducing maternal mortality in locations where there is the greatest need. Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative launched in 2011 to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life, supports the corporate grant program which enables Merck offices around the world to aid nongovernmental organizations that are improving maternal health.

Helping Homebound Heroes Program Serves 1,500 U.S. Military Veterans

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Repairing roofs to provide safe and comfortable housing. Installing new flooring to prevent trip and fall hazards. Constructing wheelchair ramps to provide more accessible and independent living. For more than 9 million military veteran homeowners between the ages of 50-85, critical home repairs and modifications like this can be a big project to do alone.  

Daniel Tiger Goes Virtual With Creative Ideas Across PNC's Markets

As the PNC Foundation renews a commitment to Be My Neighbor Days for 2021, our regional teams find new ways to provide fun and support families.
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Everyone had to find a way to pivot in 2020 – and Daniel Tiger was no exception.

From Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Miami, Florida, PNC markets collaborated with local PBS stations last year to host Be My Neighbor Days that were a little different, but no less meaningful to the families they impacted.

What are Be My Neighbor Days?

Lead With Love: How Companies and Brands Can Help Build a Better World

Words by Marc Pritchard
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Editor's note: This article series on brands as a force for good is sponsored by Procter & Gamble and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Rockwell Automation and Cedar Point Launch Video Series Demonstrating the STEM Concepts Behind Amusement Park Attractions

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As a part of Engineers Week, Rockwell Automation and Cedar Point launched a series of five youth-focused videos called, “It’s Not Magic, It’s Science!” The first video featuring attractions at Cedar Point, a 364-acre amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, launched on social media this week.

Hosted by STEM influencer Jay Flores, the videos share real-life examples of science, technology, engineering and math in action. Each video includes three parts: an experiment, an explanation of the science behind the experiment, and an application of the same concept in a park attraction.

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