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The Estée Lauder Companies Becomes the First Beauty Company to Partner with LinkedIn Learning
The Estée Lauder Companies Becomes the First Beauty Company to Partner with LinkedIn Learning

Press Release / As the world of work is changing faster than ever, employees and potential talent are seeking out learning and development opportunities to not only keep up, but to stay ahead and be challenged. A recent study by Gartner shows that companies that offer learning and development opportunities have an employee-base which is 66% more engaged; 4.2x more likely to stay with their current company; 8x more likely to be high-performers; and learns skills 25% faster* – which is why The Estée Lauder Companies is pleased to be the first-ever beauty company to partner with LinkedIn Learning. - 1 year ago

Ford Releases Exoskeleton Wearable Technology Globally to Lessen Worker Fatigue, Injury
Ford Releases Exoskeleton Wearable Technology Globally to Lessen Worker Fatigue, Injury

Press Release / Imagine lifting a bag of flour or a watermelon over your head up to 4,600 times a day as part of your job – that is similar to what some Ford employees do every day as they work to build vehicles around the world. Repetitive motions like those can lead to fatigue and injury for workers, but now Ford is rolling out a new wearable technology globally called EksoVest that helps reduce injury risk in some plant workers after a successful trial in two U.S. plants. - 1 year ago

Rheem Unveils the Econet Smart Thermostat
Rheem Unveils the Econet Smart Thermostat

Press Release / Rheem® has announced the launch of the new EcoNet® Smart Thermostat, the latest innovation in the company’s EcoNet enabled product line. Designed to optimize the performance of Rheem communicating HVAC and water heating systems, this new thermostat includes intelligent management features for both homeowners and contractors. The ultra-thin programmable thermostat has a full-color glass touchscreen and is equipped with features modern homeowners expect, such as local weather, one-touch away mode, motion activation, and integrated Wi-Fi, in addition to being compatible with Rheem’s EcoNet mobile app. It also works with Amazon Alexa for convenient hands-free voice control. Just say “Alexa, set home to 72 degrees” or “Alexa, make home warmer” to an Alexa-enabled device. - 1 year ago

REI continues support of National Scenic Trails, New Investments in 2018
REI continues support of National Scenic Trails, New Investments in 2018

Press Release / In celebration of 50 years of National Scenic Trails, REI Co-op is investing a total of $643,000 in 17 nonprofit organizations dedicated to stewarding and maintaining the country’s 11 National Scenic Trails. REI has supported these efforts for nearly two decades and since 2002, has invested nearly $3 million in National Scenic Trails. “Many of these trails offer direct access to outdoor recreation in some of the most scenic parts of the country,” said Taldi Walter, REI community and government affairs manager. “By supporting projects to improve access and invest in their future, we’re working to make sure these trails can be enjoyed by generations to come.” - 1 year ago

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AT&T's FirstNet Plans Emergency Drop Kits, Creating a ‘Connected Bubble’ for Public Safety
AT&T's FirstNet Plans Emergency Drop Kits, Creating a ‘Connected Bubble’ for Public Safety

Press Release / In an emergency, communication is critical to response efforts. That’s why former public safety officials and first responders on the AT&T* FirstNet team, in collaboration with Sonim, are creating Emergency Drop Kits. These portable kits will envelop first responders in a 300-foot “connected bubble,” letting them maintain constant communication to better coordinate their response. The Emergency Drop Kits are being designed for use during emergencies in rural and remote areas, as well as areas where communications may be temporarily unavailable. Think wildfires or hurricanes. - 1 year ago

SAP's #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounges Foster STEM Skills and Careers Among Young Women in Africa
SAP's #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounges Foster STEM Skills and Careers Among Young Women in Africa

Press Release / The first #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounge in Africa is opening at the SAP Next-Gen Lab location at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. The launch of #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounge at UCT coincides with the #sheinnovates Festival taking place today at Startupbootcamp AfriTech. - 1 year ago

Johnson's® Baby Unveils a Groundbreaking 100% Ingredient Transparency Disclosure For Its Products
Johnson's® Baby Unveils a Groundbreaking 100% Ingredient Transparency Disclosure For Its Products

Press Release / Johnson's® has been known for its long-standing commitment to safely care for generations upon generations of little ones since 1894. The iconic and beloved brand, trusted by pediatricians worldwide, just stepped up that commitment even more by disclosing 100% of the ingredients in its baby products—including those found in fragrances. Fragrance has long been considered a trade secret, but Johnson's recognizes that today’s parents will feel even more confident in a product if they know 100% of the ingredients. - 1 year ago

Humana Associates Volunteer over 26,000 Hours during National Volunteer Month
Humana Associates Volunteer over 26,000 Hours during National Volunteer Month

Press Release / In April, National Volunteer Month, over 4,500 Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) associates nationwide volunteered for more than 26,000 hours. The company’s associates served over 1,700 nonprofits in that month alone, and the Humana Foundation donated $10,000 to various non-profits chosen by volunteers. "Volunteerism has always been an integral part of our mission at Humana," said Bruce D. Broussard, President and CEO of Humana Inc. "With Humana's Bold Goal of helping those we serve become 20% healthier by 2020, giving back to the community is more important than ever." - 1 year ago

L'Oréal acquires German natural beauty company Logocos Naturkosmetik AG
L'Oréal acquires German natural beauty company Logocos Naturkosmetik AG

Press Release / L'Oréal announces the signing of an agreement to acquire Logocos Naturkosmetik AG, the German beauty company which pioneered natural cosmetics with the brand Logona and other brands such as Sante. All the company's brands are vegan and bio certified with a range of products using their own plant extracts and natural ingredients derived from organic farming. Founded in 1978 by a naturopath, Logocos Naturkosmetik is based in Hanover, Germany and employs about 340 people. In 2017, net sales were 59 million euros across Germany and other countries in Europe. - 1 year ago

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The Recycling Partnership and the PepsiCo Foundation Launch All In On Recycling Challenge
The Recycling Partnership and the PepsiCo Foundation Launch All In On Recycling Challenge

Press Release / The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of the world's leading food and beverage companies, and national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership today announced the launch of "All In On Recycling," the largest ever industry-wide residential recycling challenge to make recycling easier for 25 million families across the country – providing them with the resources they need to recycle more and recycle better. - 1 year ago

Loop Industries Expands Into Cosmetics Sector With L’Oréal Group
Loop Industries Expands Into Cosmetics Sector With L’Oréal Group

Press Release / Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOOP), a global leader in sustainable packaging innovation, announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with L’Oréal Group, the global leader in the beauty industry setting the stage for L’Oréal to become the first major cosmetics company in the world to close the loop on their PET plastic packaging by incorporating Loop™ PET. This collaboration between L’Oréal Group and Loop will further accelerate the transition to the circular plastic economy. Thanks to Loop’s breakthrough technology, waste PET plastic and polyester fiber that once made its way to landfills, incinerators and our shared natural areas, rivers and oceans can now be diverted and converted into Loop™ PET to be endlessly upcycled. - 1 year ago

Disney Expands Environmental Commitment By Reducing Plastic Waste
Disney Expands Environmental Commitment By Reducing Plastic Waste

Press Release / For more than 60 years, Disney has maintained a commitment to environmental stewardship that it has acted upon in both big and small ways around the world. Since 1995, the Disney Conservation Fund has directed more than $70 million to reverse the decline of wildlife around the world. In 2017, The Walt Disney Company reduced its net greenhouse gas emissions by 41 percent and diverted nearly 50 percent of waste from landfills and incineration, making significant progress on its long-term goal of attaining a zero state of net greenhouse gas emissions and waste, while conserving water resources. - 1 year ago

Forbes Names The Estée Lauder Companies as a Best Employer for Women
Forbes Names The Estée Lauder Companies as a Best Employer for Women

Press Release / The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has been named to Forbes Magazine’s first-ever America’s Best Employers for Women 2018. - 1 year ago

Maven Platform Lets GM Owners Share Cars, Earn Money
Maven Platform Lets GM Owners Share Cars, Earn Money

Press Release / Maven expands its car-sharing platform to include a peer-to-peer offering that enables owners and eligible lessees to earn money by renting their personal Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac car or truck model year 2015 and newer to driving members. The service is available now in beta in Chicago, Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan. - 1 year ago

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Interface and Net Impact Help Next Generation Tackle Global Warming
Interface and Net Impact Help Next Generation Tackle Global Warming

Press Release / In November of 2017, we announced our support of a student-led competition inspired by Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown, which identifies 100 of the most substantive solutions to reverse global warming. - 1 year ago

Columbia University and IBM Establish New Center to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Data Transparency
Columbia University and IBM Establish New Center to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Data Transparency

Press Release / Columbia University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new Center devoted to research, education, and innovation in blockchain technology and data transparency. To advance compelling new ways to apply blockchain and help address growing demands around data transparency, the Center will also include an innovation accelerator to incubate business ideas from entrepreneurial students, faculty and members of the startup community. - 1 year ago

Future at Heart: Redefining Target’s Corporate Responsibility Strategy
Future at Heart: Redefining Target’s Corporate Responsibility Strategy

Press Release / Over the past year, Target’s been building our new corporate responsibility strategy and rethinking the role those efforts play throughout our business. Our focus is on putting the needs of people, communities and the planet at the heart of how we work today, to help create a better tomorrow. “This work is a journey—and while we have a long way to go, I’m proud of our progress,” said Brian Cornell, chairman and CEO, Target. “Every action we take that strengthens the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work is a step forward in building a better, brighter future for Target, the people we serve and the planet we all share.” - 1 year ago

Dow and WE Help Students Innovate with STEM to Build a More Sustainable Future
Dow and WE Help Students Innovate with STEM to Build a More Sustainable Future

Press Release / The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and WE, an organization that makes doing good, doable, are excited to announce the winners of the inaugural WE Are Innovators campaign, challenging youth to tackle today’s daunting issues of food waste, the environment and more by applying chemistry, science and innovation. - 1 year ago

RSPO Reinstates Nestlé’s Membership
RSPO Reinstates Nestlé’s Membership

Press Release / The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) today reinstated Nestlé S.A.’s membership following the submission of its time-bound action plan to achieve 100% RSPO certified sustainable palm oil by 2023. Effective Monday, July 16, 2018, Nestlé's certificates and membership status will be reinstated. RSPO and Nestlé share the vision of transforming the palm oil industry for a sustainable future. They also believe that achieving this requires the entire industry to work towards greater transparency, inclusiveness, direct supply chain engagement and capacity building throughout the supply chain. - 1 year ago

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How STEM Scouts Creates a Learning Culture Beyond the Classroom
How STEM Scouts Creates a Learning Culture Beyond the Classroom

Press Release / A group of scientifically-inclined 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students in Northern New Jersey Council are learning lessons beyond just science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Through team work, experiments, and exciting topics, the STEM Scouts program is helping these young geniuses develop character, leadership, and academic strengths they’ll use long after their school days are behind them. - 1 year ago

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