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Beyond Ada: The Future Of Women In STEM

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Originally posted on Huffington Post

By Becky Plummer
Senior Software Engineer at Bloomberg LP in London

Happy Ada Lovelace Day everyone! Today is a day to celebrate the incredible achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) who’ve come before us. It’s also a day to look to the future.

Without more Women in Technology, the Year 2050 Could be our Most Backward in a Century

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Originally posted on the Telegraph

By BECKY PLUMMER
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BLOOMBERG

From pacemakers to personal computers and the internet, there is no doubt that there has been more technological advancement in the last century than ever before in history.

Yet many of us struggle to think of an innovation pioneered by a woman.

Bloomberg Beta's Roy Bahat: Yesterday, I Went to Prison

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Originally posted on Also.

Yesterday, I went to prison

With about a hundred other volunteers, I spent a day at Solano State Prison judging a business plan pitch competition.

Mccrone: If Interest Rates Turn, Clean Energy Will Find it Tougher

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Originally posted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

By Angus McCrone
Chief Editor
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The last time U.S. interest rates were on a sustained upward trend was just over 10 years ago, in summer 2006. George W Bush was president, ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ by Shakira was at the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and no one had heard of Justin Bieber.

5 Statistics that Should Guide Your EHS Strategy

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Employee engagement is a vital component of an EHS program’s success, and engagement starts with EHS managers. EHS managers need to ensure that employees understand protocols, and feel comfortable pointing out issues or making suggestions for improvement. Employees also need to feel valued, and today’s managers are using a people-first approach to ensure EHS policies align with employees’ attitudes and beliefs.

How Tech Companies Can Overcome 5 Global EHS Compliance Challenges

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Tech companies big and small are expanding globally. From increasing sales to decreasing costs to filling a market need, there are a myriad of reasons why tech companies go global.

Environment, health and safety (EHS) compliance requirements in new countries are often unforeseen obstacles to a tech company's expansion plans, especially when there are limited EHS resources to begin with. Navigating these new requirements, in different languages and cultures, can be tricky.

3 Steps for Building Your Tech Company's Sustainability Strategy

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For many companies, sustainability efforts are no longer just about compliance—they’re an essential component of the company’s overall business strategy, reputation, and brand. Why? Because sustainability programs not only improve the environment, but also offer a competitive advantage.

Workplace of the Future: Bloomberg LP's New London Building

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Just about a month ago, Bloomberg held the topping out ceremony for our new London building. This building sits in the heart of the City of London and is an important symbol of our future growth in Europe and globally.

The building has a unique design and is re-defining the workplace of the future. 

From foundation to finishes, the craftsmanship and thoughtfulness going into this structure represents our culture and continual innovation.

With Its New Tech Hub, Bloomberg Shows Start-ups How It’s Done

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Originally posted on Segd.org

Bloomberg may be the new kid in town when it comes to San Francisco’s hot tech scene, but the global business and financial information and news provider is no start-up. That’s abundantly clear when you see its sophisticated new R&D offices in the South of Market (SoMA) neighborhood: no foosball tables, beer taps or Velcro walls here, thank you very much.

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