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Uber’s Global Director of Social Impact on how Maria Shriver changed her career – Ladders

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Written by Hilary Sheinbaum

As Global Director of Social Impact at UberJulia Paige hit the ground running (or should we say, driving?) when she joined the company in February 2020.

The very next month, as the Coronavirus pandemic took …

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Embedding social impact into the heart of business – The New Economy

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Written Adaire Fox-Martin

Growing a business has never been more difficult. With the world experiencing multiple crises – a global pandemic, social injustice, overconsumption of resources and climate change – corporations need to rethink value creation. Across regions and industries, businesses should be asking what …

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The 2020 Election And The Future Of Offshore Wind Power In The U.S. – WBUR

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Written by Bruce Gellerman

There are nine offshore wind projects currently on the drawing board for the Atlantic coast. Northeast governors need those wind turbines to help meet their states’ clean energy goals, and are competing for the land-based businesses that …

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California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles – Boston.com

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Written by Adam Beam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation’s most populous state that could force U.S. …

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How To Move Your Career Forward By Making Your Core Strengths Even Stronger – Forbes

How To Move Your Career Forward By Making Your Core Strengths Even Stronger - Forbes

Whether you’re job hunting or starting a business, it’s important to play to your strengths throughout your career. By zeroing in your natural interests and aptitudes, you’re more likely to find the right opportunities and achieve success. That’s why it’s …

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How companies can transform information into insight – Strategy + Business

How companies can transform information into insight - Strategy + Business

Written by Anil Khurana, Roger Wery, and Amy Peirce

As the coronavirus pandemic unfolded, one leading global engineering and technology services company found itself well positioned to meet unprecedented challenges. The firm had kicked off a digital transformation project the …

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How great supply-chain organizations work – McKinsey & Co.

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Written by Knut Alicke, Elena Dumitrescu, Markus Leopoldseder, and Max Schlichter

How do decisions about the design of supply-chain organizations affect the overall performance of a business? We recently analyzed the supply-chain organizations of more than 50 companies in a …

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A successful diversity initiative led to an unintended consequence at Walmart – Retail Wire

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Written by George Anderson

A Bloomberg article on Walmart tells the story of an unintended consequence that arose as a result of the retailer’s commitment to greater gender diversity.

Walmart, in 2009, faced a glaring disparity between the percentage of women …

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SNL’s Cecily Strong Pours It on Thick for Prego Italian Sauces – Adstream

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Salsify nabs $155M as its commerce experience platform sees a big surge of business from COVID-19 – Tech Crunch

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Written by Ingrid Lunden

As traditional brands grapple with a new world where selling online is as much or perhaps even more important than how you are positioned in a physical store, a startup that helps them get all their …

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