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Schneider Electric Gears up for Climate Week NYC, Launching an Inspiring New Program for UN SDGs and Reinforcing & Accelerating Its Commitments for a Carbon Neutral World

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  • Schneider pushes its commitments by putting SDGs as the compass of its sustainability strategy
  • The Group adds a bold 2040 carbon neutrality target on its end-to-end value chain
  • It joins “The Climate Pledge” coalition with global partners to push the world deliver Carbon Neutrality, 10 years ahead of Paris Agreement’s 2050 milestone
  • The Group details clear milestones by 2030 to meet its validated 1.5°C science-based targets
  • The company will phase-out of SF6 gas from its products by 2025, saving the equivalent of 4 million tons CO2 per year
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  • Schneider pushes its commitments by putting SDGs as the compass of its sustainability strategy
  • The Group adds a bold 2040 carbon neutrality target on its end-to-end value chain
  • It joins “The Climate Pledge” coalition with global partners to push the world deliver Carbon Neutrality, 10 years ahead of Paris Agreement’s 2050 milestone
  • The Group details clear milestones by 2030 to meet its validated 1.5°C science-based targets
  • The company will phase-out of SF6 gas from its products by 2025, saving the equivalent of 4 million tons CO2 per year

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

CEOs, Make Sure Your Employees Aren't Struggling To Get By

by Paul Tudor Jones and Dan Schulman
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In 2018, PayPal anonymously surveyed a large sample of its hourly and entry-level employees to assess their financial security. The results indicated that almost two-thirds of surveyed employees reported periodically running out of money between paydays. This was disappointing and surprising, but provides a valuable lesson to other leaders: Although PayPal's internal analysis showed that it paid at or above market value for each of its employees, the wages were not always sufficient for many families.
 

Celebrating and Cultivating the Next Generation: Booz Allen and Women In Defense

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Women in Defense (WID) represents members from defense organizations of every size, all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, government agencies, academia, think tanks, associations, and professional services. Each year, the WID Scholar program awards scholarships to women pursuing degrees in areas ranging from STEM, law and public policy—each with the potential to carve a career path in the defense industry.

The Time Is Now to Make Mental Health an EHS Priority

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Despite this being a year that will go down as memorable for all of the wrong reasons, 2020 will also be remembered as a time where we stepped up to take care of one another.

In the face of the pandemic and national unrest, organizations have begun to place a greater emphasis on the mental health of their employees. After all, no matter the size, industry or scale, a company’s people are its most vital assets.

Koch Industries and Society for Human Resource Management are Maximizing Human Potential

Human potential. Let's maximize it.
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Each of us has unique gifts and abilities to be discovered, developed and applied to make life better and work more meaningful.

Even in challenging times like these, it’s imperative that business leaders help employees unleash their true potential and self-actualize. That’s why Koch Industries and the Society for Human Resource Management are teaming up to help empower individuals to change the world – from within their own organizations.

THE SCOPE OF THE CHALLENGE.

Where Europe Is, Is There “Ahead”?

No other continent is as sensitive to sustainability issues as Europe – but is that enough?
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by Barbara Frei

In December 2019, the European Commission announced the #GreenDeal. Put another way an entire continent declared climate neutrality to be a common goal by 2050 and positioned itself as the mastermind and implementer. Let that sink in!

Discovering Connections and a Career Path Forward

Part of eBay’s inaugural class of remote interns, Dami Odunowo shares how she found community and discovered her professional passions after her summer on eBay’s Global Employee Communications team.
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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

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Determined to foster the future of tech and ecommerce, eBay pushed forward with a virtual internship experience this summer to help shape the next generation of talent. We’re launching our Intern Spotlight Series and featuring interviews with the latest class of eBay interns to hear about how their virtual experience made an impact on their future careers in business, tech and marketing.

This is My Voice: Empowering an Inclusive Future for All

Vinaya Springer, Manager Systems Engineer, Sales, Cisco
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Growing up, I was always fascinated with gadgets. I oftentimes found myself following in my father’s footsteps, always tinkering with science kits, robotics kits, computers, etc. This love and affinity for technology was the reason I chose to a pursue an engineering degree as an undergraduate – a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. 

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