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Modern Applications Are Helping Organizations Succeed During Pandemic, VMware Research Reveals

New Global Survey Shows How Businesses Are Operating and Prioritizing in COVID-19 Pandemic
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PALO ALTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- According to new research by VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), organizations have benefitted from the use of modern applications to adapt and maintain agility and reliability during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Indigenous History Month - Shawn Hunt and 'Flipping the Bird'

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For many people, the term "Flipping the Bird" refers to a very specific hand gesture.

But Vancouver-based artist Shawn Hunt hopes that, with a little luck, perhaps that phrase could carry a new meaning while sparking an important conversation about Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.

Flipping the Bird is the title of Hunt's provocative sculpture currently on display at TD Wealth Management in the Bank's Vancouver head office.

Introducing the Porter Novelli Purpose Tracker: The Business Imperative for Social Justice Today

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Racial injustice. Gun violence. Police brutality. Transgender rights. White supremacy.

These are not just the issues prominent in the news or around the dinner table, but also in the board room. At another time, companies would have done their best to steer clear of these topics; but today that is, quite simply, no longer an option.  Speaking out and addressing these historic injustices is not only a moral imperative, it is a public – and business – mandate.

Land Betterment Corporation Highlighted by Indiana's YOU ARE CURRENT

Local News Publication highlights the Company’s Pollinate business line and how it works in concert with its other sustainable businesses
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FISHERS, Ind., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to announce its spotlight article by Indiana’s local news publication, YOU ARE CURRENT.  The feature article discusses Land Betterment’s bee colony initiative and business line, Pollinate, and how it was first created to support its environmental solutions division when repairing the land of former thermal coal

Build Back Better: Turning Turmoil into a Lasting Transformation

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As we navigate through month six of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re experiencing its impact on many levels – physically, emotionally, financially, spiritually. The sheer scale and reach of the pandemic creates paradoxes that we’re all wrestling to understand.

Responding to a Pandemic With Solidarity and Purpose: The Evolving Power of Corporate Responsibility

Words by Trey Watkins
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Solidarity is top of mind these days, a gentle reminder that, as the world struggles to respond to and rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all in this together. Our inherent interdependence has never been more apparent, transcending physical barriers  as we seek new ways to connect with each other and  stay healthy.  

Resilience Reimagined: A Q&A with Rebecca Henderson

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In the lead up to our conversation with Rebecca Henderson of Harvard Business School as part of our Resilience Reimagined Speaker Series, we sat down with her to discuss the impetus of her book, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, and how she’s thinking about the current COVID-19 crisis.

1. What was the catalyst that led you to write, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire? What sets it apart from previous books critiquing capitalism?

Free Webinar | Returning to Your Workplace: What to Consider

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As a return to the office after COVID-19 comes into view, how can employers and employees prepare themselves?

Learn how designers can safely and successfully reenter the workplace and how employers can best support their staff through the transition. A panel representing various areas of the interior design community provides insight on the best strategies to create a smart rebound from home to work. The program references guidelines from health and workplace thought leaders and discusses key considerations to implement into practice.

Leadership and Fundamentals Key in Uncertain Times

A bit of humility in leaders goes a long way in a crisis, according to Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management. By Cath Sullivan
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Around 95% of Northern Trust’s 20,000 employees around the world are working remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis, but an established culture of trust and client service is standing them in good stead, Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management says.

“You have to be intentional in connecting and communicating, but it’s certainly easier to do when you have a culture that already has that kind of dynamic,” he says from Chicago, in an interview ranging from culture and leadership to market volatility and the COVID-led changes that may be here to stay.

Ecocentricity Blog: Built for Flight: Retooling Our Economy to Soar

By: John A. Lanier - Reprinted from GreenBiz.com
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Coronavirus is not the only economic shock that has been or will be experienced (cough, the climate crisis, cough). It is possible for our economy to evolve and become more resilient in the face of such shocks.

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Coronavirus is not the only economic shock that has been or will be experienced (cough, the climate crisis, cough). It is possible for our economy to evolve and become more resilient in the face of such shocks.

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