STAMFORD — A year ago, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and ensuing nationwide protests, the country’s largest private-label credit card provider pledged to ramp up its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Today, it continues to launch initiatives to support that commitment. Stamford-based Synchrony is allocating $15
The Office of the Provost released a report at the start of April on the university’s progress in implementing its Environment Initiative after 18 months of research and development. The initiative aims to spawn new degree programs, facilitate environmental research and improve UO’s educational profile. It was developed out of
In 2014, a serial entrepreneur with 20 years of industry experience, Manipal Dhariwal noticed a glaring problem. The growth of startups was slowly gaining momentum in India, but, this was somehow restricted only in the metros. He believed that there was a need for an inclusive movement across rural India
Soil systems can serve as a sustainable and replicable model for regional place-based investing. Many of us may have only a rudimentary understanding of the interlocking microsystems that produce healthy and diverse crops — crops that can withstand the stresses of wind, erosion, tilling, and cultivation. Nevertheless, we know that
Sustainability is at the core of north-east business Origin Plastics, which is aiming to completely redefine the value and perception of waste plastic. Incorporated in February 2019, Origin is the brainchild of three talented designers, all of which are working out of their testbed site on campus at Robert Gordon University.