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How Qualcomm's Intern Program Fosters Future Tech Talent [podcast]

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Here at Qualcomm, we pride ourselves in hiring the best and the brightest minds. From engineers to marketers, we believe doing so starts with our intern program, for which we invite over 450 college students from about 106 universities to participate every year. Our goal is to find innovators to join our team full-time and help us push the industry forward.

The Importance of Data Privacy, Today and Every Day: Insights from Alliance Data’s Chief Security Officer

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Data privacy was a major topic among financial services and technology leaders at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting last week in Davos, Switzerland. Google CEO Sundar Pichai asserted that in 2020, privacy should not and cannot be a “luxury good.”

In recognition of International Data Privacy Day on January 28th, Alliance Data’s Chief Security Officer Mike Britton highlights a few changing industry trends around data privacy and why the issue is so central to the company’s values and obligations.

Together, We Create Change

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At Adobe, we believe in unlocking the creative potential in everyone to impact the world in ways both big and small. That’s why we work with our employees and partners to help ensure a brighter future for our youth, lift up the communities where we live and work, and improve the health and sustainability of our environment.

Read more about our commitment to corporate responsibility

Davos 2020: Werner Baumann (Bayer) on Sustainable Growth

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On the final day of the World Economic Forum,  Jörg Eigendorf of Deutsche Bank interviewed Bayer AG CEO Werner Baumann about the key takeaways from the forum and what's next.

Baumann says: "We can be a systemic force for good - and sustainability itself can become a new driver of growth and prosperity."

Watch the interview here.

CBRE Supports ABA Well-being Pledge

Firm holds Well-being Symposium for lawyers and staff
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LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. announced that its in-house legal team has signed the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Well-being Pledge during its first-ever Legal Well-being Symposium on January 16, 2020. The pledge is part of a broader national campaign launched by the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-being in the Legal Profession to address the profession’s high rates of mental health distress and substance abuse and help legal employers support healthy work environments.

ON Semiconductor Recognized for its Sustainability Efforts

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ON Semiconductor’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program has grown substantially since its inception in 2008, initially focusing solely on compliance and audit via membership with the Responsible Business Alliance, to now including corporate citizenship, ON Semiconductor Foundation (corporate giving, employee volunteerism) and social/sustainability investing assessments. 

Over the last few years, ON Semiconductor has received recognition several times for our CSR efforts. The most notable include: 

Bolstering Supply Chain Diversity

Aramark Partnership with Certify My Company
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Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications.

The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust supply chain already includes more than 6,000 small or diverse suppliers, about 18 percent of which are third-party certified as diverse. A diverse business is generally defined as one that is 51 percent owned and controlled by women, ethnic minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, or disabled person(s).

Embracing the Value of All at DOW

by Alveda Williams
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People living with disabilities are a unique source of talent who can deliver substantial value to our company, our customers and our communities.

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People living with disabilities are a unique source of talent who can deliver substantial value to our company, our customers and our communities.

7 Leaves Brings Sustainability to Popular Vietnamese Drinks

More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor

As the line of people winds around the building, it looks like a celebrity book signing or the unveiling of a new iPhone. But no, these folks are waiting to try 7 Leaves Cafe's Vietnamese iced coffee or milk tea boba.

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

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