Opening Doors: Ivanna Solano (Wheelock’16) – Bostonia

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Written by Amy Laskowski

They are determined to use their experience, influence, and positions to help make their business, organization, and world a more inclusive place. They are breaking barriers—and then reaching back to help those behind them overcome the …

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Why the new, bolder U.S. climate goal will boost the economy – Fortune

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Written by Kathleen Mclaughlin and Manish Bapna

The Biden administration just announced a bold, new greenhouse gas emissions target for 2030, setting a clear marker for climate action. The announcement comes at a critical moment as the country begins to …

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Uber rival unveils Tesla-only service – Linkedin

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Written by Andrew Murfett

The controversial moped-sharing service Revel is significantly expanding its footprint, launching an Uber and Lyft-esque ride-hailing service exclusively comprised of Tesla vehicles. Ambitiously, the company wants to begin with a fleet of 50 blue Teslas in New …

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Crocs take another victory lap – Linkedin

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Written by Aubrey Steinberg

Crocs are having a banner year as remote work, celebrity nods and the relentless rise of athleisure clothing have boosted sales to new records. A frequent symbol of derision, the foam shoe company, once famously sported …

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Renewable Energy Is Suddenly Startlingly Cheap – The New Yorker

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Written by Bill McKibben

Earth Week has come and gone, leaving behind an ankle-deep and green-tinted drift of reports, press releases, and earnest promises from C.E.O.s and premiers alike that they are planning to become part of the solution. There …

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Some say the U.S. is close to ‘peak food,’ but what does that mean? – Fortune

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Written by Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez

Access to food and nutrients is so important it can define all aspects of our physical health. Yet while the U.S. is close to “peak food,” said Sensei Ag CEO Sonia Lo, that doesn’t mean everyone …

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The 6 Essential Consulting Skills (Clients Want These) – Consulting Success

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Written by Consulting Success

Do you possess the consulting skills that make clients want to hire you?

Your core expertise — like environmental or sales consulting — form the basis of your consulting business

However, you’ll also need to cultivate a broad …

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Social Impact Consulting – Management Consulted

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Written by Management Consulted

Social impact consulting has been a fast-growing sector within management consulting since the early 2000’s. Firms working in this area respond to some of today’s greatest social concerns, including climate change and economic inequality. Read on …

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Meet an IRM – Social Impact, Energy, Environmental Sustainability

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Hear from Industry Relations Manager, Lucy van Beever, to learn about what the Social Impact, Energy, and Environmental Sustainability industries are all about.

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Walmart is giving robots the boot – Linkedin

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Robots may not be taking our jobs after all. Retail giant Walmart has removed about 300 machines from its stores, while another 1,300 have been “hibernated” while “Walmart focuses on other services,” reports The Wall Street Journal, …

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