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Arrow Electronics: Innovating Lives

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March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - About 1 billion people–or 15 percent of the world’s population–live with a physical disability. To serve people with these challenges and make a difference in their lives, Arrow Electronics engages in a continuous stream of innovative projects in countries around the world. Recent examples of how Arrow and its employees are making a difference include:

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World Opened Worldwide on Feb. 17

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Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, in partnership with film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) and the American Society of Civil Engineers is supporting a new IMAX 3-D film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. On Feb. 15, Bechtel and its partners hosted a World Premiere at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater in Washington, DC. The film was released on Feb.

How Response to Intervention (RTI) Became a National Movement to Support Struggling Learners

by Austin Belisle
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Guest bloggers:

  • Mimi Corcoran, President, and CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
  • Judy Elliott, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Member, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board; Former Chair, RTI Action Network Advisory Board
  • Stevan Kukic, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Former Chair, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board
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Guest bloggers:

  • Mimi Corcoran, President, and CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
  • Judy Elliott, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Member, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board; Former Chair, RTI Action Network Advisory Board
  • Stevan Kukic, Ph.D., Education Consultant; Former Chair, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) Professional Advisory Board

CBRE Partners with Plan International on Ambitious Safer Cities Initiative

by Lucy Aldrich-Smith, Corporate Responsibility Manager, CBRE EMEA
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To celebrate International Women’s Day, CBRE is proud to announce an extension to its partnership with children’s charity, Plan International, to bring the charity’s ‘Safer Cities’ programme to Nairobi in Kenya.

About Safer Cities
Every year, over 20 million girls move to cities to find jobs and escape the abuse and early marriage often experienced in rural communities. But far from finding opportunity, for thousands of girls city life can mean sexual harassment, violence or worse.

CBRE Group, Inc. Named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company for Fourth Straight Year

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LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been recognized as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the fourth year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition.

International Well Building Institute™ Announces First Well Certified™ Project in New York City

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; Marks first WELL Certified Project in New York
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NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today marks a new milestone in the development, growth and expansion of its WELL Certification program as the first project in New York achieves WELL Certification under v1 of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). This prestigious distinction was awarded to Structure Tone’s recently opened New York City headquarters at 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan, which has achieved WELL Certification at the Silver level.

Business Adopts “The Many are Mighty” Model for Innovation - The Minute

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The big idea of James Surowiecki’s manifesto, The Wisdom of Crowds, is working its way into business strategy. That book explains how a diverse collection of independent individuals is more likely to make certain types of decisions—and predictions—better than individuals or experts. Its thesis has helped fuel an explosive growth in business partnerships and collaborations, in open competitions and crowdsourcing efforts.

The Pentair Foundation Announces Global Community Giving Grant Cycle

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LONDON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, is pleased to announce that the Pentair Foundation is now accepting applications for its global community giving grant cycle through March 31, 2017.

Eastman Named as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Recognition honors Eastman’s commitment to lead with integrity and responsible corporate behavior
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Kingsport, TENN., March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Eastman (NYSE:EMN) announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a  World’s Most Ethical Company® for the fourth consecutive year. The prestigious honor underscores Eastman’s commitment to leading with the highest ethical business standards and practices.

Lowe's Heroes Give Historic Neighborhood a Major Makeover

By Natia Walker, Community Relations Specialist at Lowe's
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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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