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Why Solar Power Works on Closed Landfills

Advocating for solar power on closed landfills to industry leaders at WASTECON 2019
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Drew Lent, a solar development expert with Tetra Tech, actively works on and advocates for sustainable energy solutions in the solid waste industry. In this post, he shares his appeal to industry leaders for implementing solar infrastructure on closed landfills at WASTECON 2019.

Drucker Institute 2019 Management Top 250 Rankings Includes CSRHub Metrics

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CSRHub is honored to once again have our metrics included in the Drucker Institute Management Top 250 Rankings this year.

The Drucker Institute has brought together five dimensions of corporate performance—Customer Satisfaction, Employee Engagement and Development, Innovation, Social Responsibility and Financial Strength—to create a holistic perspective based on Peter Drucker’s core principles for ranking the top 250 companies worldwide.

Rube Goldberg Meets the Invention Age

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This is the Invention Age. It took over 30 years of Qualcomm's mobile leadership and unlocking 5G to get here. To celebrate its arrival, and showcase our commitment to inspiring the next generation of inventors, we partnered with a team of talented FIRST students to reimagine the Rube Goldberg machine. Combining Qualcomm Snapdragon technology, teamwork, and creativity, we made the impossible, possible—literally.

Reflecting on a Year at the Erb Institute: Impact Investing and DEI

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Around this time last year, I was weighing my grad school options. The Erb Institute rose to the top pretty early on in the process. Once I visited campus and got a taste of the sense of community the program fostered, I was sold. Of the multitude of high-value opportunities available through the Ross School of Business, the School for Environment and Sustainability and the Erb institute itself, here are a few that have been the most valuable in my graduate school career thus far. 

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Small Technology That Makes a Big Difference – CNH Industrial Donates Tablets to Local School Districts

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Students across three states are better equipped for learning this fall thanks to CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI). The multinational donated 210 tablets used at its Capital Markets Day event on September 3 to schools near CNH Industrial facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota for use in classrooms by students and teachers.

Q&A with Pamela Strobel: Women Are Making Corporate Leadership Gains

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Are women catching up in the race for equality at the corporate leadership level? We asked one of our board members to share her thoughts on this as well as her experiences as a woman leader in a male-dominated corporate world.

Marie Cyr: From Engineering Pioneer to Mill Manager

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In 1995, Marie Cyr became Windsor Mill’s first female engineer when she accepted a job as a project engineer two years after graduating from L’Ecole Polytechnique (now Polytechnique Montréal) with a degree in mechanical engineering.

How IBM Is Investing in STEM Education and Skills

Our social responsibility work mirrors our business — innovation, expertise and a dedication to the success of organizations that build stronger communities.
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AI and intelligent automation could lead to 120 million workers in need of new skills over the next few years, according to recent IBM research. At the same time, new collar opportunities are growing and many IT skills are in high demand — cybersecurity could have 3.5 million unfilled jobs by 2021, for example. Our initiatives are intended to help address these challenges by promoting STEM skills to kids, supporting new collar skills education, and collaborating to create new paths into the tech workforce.

Watch | Farm-To-Table Adventure Teaches Head Start Preschoolers About Growing Food

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Planting a garden and helping it grow ignites kids’ curiosity about fresh food and where it comes from. That’s why Miracle-Gro partnered up with the Camp retail store in Manhattan to take preschoolers from Police Action League Head Start on a one-of-a-kind learning adventure. 

The preschoolers and their families toured a local farmer’s market and spent the morning learning how to grow and cook their own healthy food.

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