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Net Impact Announces Black Professionals Chapter

In September 2020, thirteen founding members, along with two Net Impact Board Advisors introduced the Net Impact Black Professional Chapter.
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October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - While the mission and work of Net Impact have long included a focus on race and equity, on our journey towards anti-racism, Net Impact understands that we can and must continuously improve. In September 2020, thirteen founding members, along with Net Impact Board Advisors, Cecily Joseph, and Randy Strickland introduced the Net Impact Black Professional Chapter (NIBPC).

La Red de Innovacion e Impacto: Supporting Micro, Small and Medium-sized Businesses to Foster Growth and Prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Learn more about La Red de Innovación e Impacto (La Red). La Red is a network of 37 member organizations in 11 countries that support micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to drive sustainable economic growth and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

This is achieved through collaboration, providing technical assistance, making expert connections and identifying opportunities that have a high social impact.

Over the 6 years of the project, we've managed to support:

Abiding Lessons

by Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines
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“By teaching, we learn,” said the ancient Roman poet, Seneca. I was reminded of the truth of that wisdom this week when I participated in a session with business students hosted by the newly minted Dean of USC’s Marshall Business School, Dr. Geoffrey Garrett.

It’s a lesson I first learned the hard way when I began graduate business school myself – way back in the mid-1980’s. 

I’d already spent a few years in the private sector, finding some early success in business and finance. The experience had taught me much – except, it seems, humility.

General Mills to Reduce Absolute Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30% Across its Full Value Chain Over Next Decade

Commitment emphasizes the company’s dedication to regenerative agriculture, aligns with United Nations’ 1.5°C target
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MINNEAPOLIS, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills announced a pledge to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years1.  The company also committed to a long-term goal to achieve net zero emission levels by 2050. The absolute greenhouse gas commitment was calculated using methodologies approved by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) that model a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet.

Koch Industries Launches Program with Catalyte to Discover Potential Software Developers in the Wichita Area

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WICHITA, Kan. /3BL Media/ – Koch Industries, Inc. is launching an innovative new pilot program with Catalyte, a talent transformation platform and software development services company. The companies plan to identify 10 people in the Wichita area with the aptitude to become software developers and provide an opportunity for a no-cost, accelerated education program at Koch’s Wichita campus. Upon completion of the program, Koch plans to evaluate all successful candidates for roles as full-time software developers. 

16 Surefire Ways to Ace the Interview and Rock Your Job Search, According to Recruiters

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It’s a stressful time to be job searching, that much is certain. But even though the stakes may feel particularly high, it’s still possible to land a job you love. 

Tetra Tech Launches Company-wide Healthy Life Challenge

Promoting healthy lifestyles for employees across Tetra Tech
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PASADENA, Calif., September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK), a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services, launched its Healthy Life Challenge today to promote healthy lifestyles for employees across its global operations. Tetra Tech’s commitment to supporting the wellness of its employees, especially through these unprecedented times, is a core value for the Company.

Paving His Own Road to Success Through eBay

Donovan Mitchell’s self-determination and work ethic outlasted the motocross accident that left him paralyzed, and drove him to create a thriving new career.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Inaugural Zero Carbon Conference Focuses on Proven, Practical Strategies for Buildings and Communities

Climate Activist Tom Steyer to Keynote Virtual Event on October 7-8
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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

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