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Social Impact Consulting – Management Consulted

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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

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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Google tool shows Earth destruction – Linkedin

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Google has introduced a 3D time-lapse using Google Earth’s photos, that allows you to watch the environment change over a 37-year timeline. Wired reports that NASA, their Landsat program, the US Geological Survey, and the EU’s Copernicus …

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Levi’s wants you to buy fewer jeans – Linkedin

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Levi’s is the latest clothing company to jump on the recycled goods train, urging customers to buy less and re-use or repair worn-out clothing. The company’s new ad follows Patagonia, tentree, and Pact, among others, in spotlighting …

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7 Zero-Waste Swaps from B Corps: An Earth Month Guide – B The Change

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More companies are creating products that are made from otherwise waste material or packaged in a way that creates no waste to help all of us find products that align with the goal of …

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Accelerating our path forward for sustainable business – IBM

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The observance of Earth Day provides us all with an opportunity to reflect on the global environmental challenges that threaten our future well-being. With less than 30 years left to reach the goal of net zero …

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Countering the Cost of Convenience – Medium

Written by Rachel Boagey

eal kits have found a place in the market — and in our kitchens — because of their convenience, but also because they provide much-needed creative inspiration to those repetitive cooking routines.

Unfortunately, this convenience often comes …

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Raytheon Technologies Announces $500 Million Social Impact Initiative – Cison

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WALTHAM, Mass.April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) today announced Connect Up, a 10-year, $500 million corporate responsibility initiative to drive transformative, generational impact on critical societal challenges. This focused philanthropy expands upon and …

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Climate Change 101 for business leaders – Deloitte

Written by Kristen Sullivan, Michelle Bachir, Kyle Tanger, David Novak, and Jay Parekh

ADDRESSING climate change has moved steadily higher on the corporate agenda. Even as more of the business community acknowledges the fundamentals—that the emission of greenhouse gases by …

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