Debates surrounding the tactics tech companies should employ in order to increase diversity continue. Instead of regurgitating the typical spiel of ‘leaning in,’ Virgilia Kaur Pruthi and Kristine Gloria propose that instilling both a proactive and reflexive approach will help make diversity programs sustainable.
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On the surface, Congress’ approval of another five years of wind and solar tax credits seems like a hat tip to recent accomplishments at COP21. But the extension came with some odd bedfellows — like a landmark bill to open the path to fossil fuel exports and more money to fund a dying horse-racing industry.
Throwing money at causes doesn’t solve problems, but it certainly helps. It takes a lot more than dollar signs, though, to create lasting impact and be a truly responsible corporate citizen (tech or not).
In the aftermath of COP21, we need to shift rapidly to renewables in order to meet the goals set in the Paris Outcome. For some reason, the United Kingdom doesn’t want to play along.
A handful of cities are moving strategically to make their electric grids more secure, reliable and sustainable. That may not sound sexy even by energy industry standards, but the return on their investments gets more appealing with each dollar spent.
Today, SAP, TriplePundit and our guest millennial leaders came together at #SAPYouthChat to discuss youth visions for 2016: The year to “Create the World”.
It’s been said that the Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to revamp technology, but in truth, it’s capable of doing a whole lot more. A big part of the IoT’s power comes in its ability to help businesses operate proactively instead of reactively; it essentially addresses problems before they’ve become problems.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, recently announced that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth more than $45 billion, to charitable purposes.
The success of businesses in the future will be characterized by the more efficient use of company assets through sharing. Why? Because there are three significant advantages to asset sharing that are hard to pass up. Businesses improve their sustainable impact, enhance their social position and reap major financial benefits.
Abaris is a new finance-tech startup that’s increasing transparency and choice within the annuities market, and helping those approaching retirement to avoid outliving their savings.
To create a true shift in the fight against climate change, there’s a need for concrete actions which can drive results. Digital business and technologies can make a big impact. SAP estimates that IT could help cut greenhouse gases by 7.6 Gt and save a value of around $30 trillion in resources, including water, energy and metals by 2030. According to new research, in six major industries like utilities, agriculture and food production and transportation and logistics, digital technologies can help save 7.6 Gt carbon emissions by 2030.
The opening of the world’s largest cloning facility for beef production raises a whole host of moral and ethical issues regarding food supply.
The future of water in California, the United States and really the world is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as in all that shower, sink and toilet water.
Re-wiring the U.S. labor market at scale will require more than replicating best practices. We need to build a flexible, dynamic and common “operating system” for the labor market.