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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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Deconstruction: The VCC Cares Social Impact Panel
January 10, 2023

Community describes a group of people that live in the same place or share similar characteristics. Every community is different, but one commonly shared theme is how  businesses can impact their respective communities. Corporate philanthropy can spure great societal impact. But what causes are companies giving back to the communities they operate in and why? […]

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Sharing Knowledge in the HVAC Industry for an Improved Customer Experience
December 28, 2022

Good communication goes a long way and can often be the backbone for providing an efficient, friendly, and improved customer experience. While strong communication is a vital area for many industries, it is the trade industry that benefits the most from soft skills. Why do these skills matter so much and how can the […]

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Becoming a Better Ally: Ensuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Digital Space
December 15, 2022

The world of business-to-business interactions has been entirely upended in the world of Covid. Face to face connections are often not possible or even desired and it can be quite easy to fall into the trap of thinking that the bulk of our interactions can be done on Zoom or Teams or via email […]

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The Push for Peer Regulation Post-FTX Crash
November 22, 2022

The collapse of crypto exchange FTX has unleashed a new wave of speculation in the digital market, as the fortune of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried went from nearly 16 billion dollars to zero in days. Raising serious questions about the structure of the crypto business model and also regulations what should investors make of the […]

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AVIXA Officially Opens the Doors to AVIXA Xchange, a Community Platform for the Global Pro AV Industry
May 5, 2022

AVIXA has officially opened the doors of AVIXA Xchange to the entire pro AV industry. AVIXA Xchange is a unique community for the AV industry designed to connect thought leaders, industry-leading solution providers, and innovative manufacturers with AV solution seekers. The platform is where expertise and experience are shared, knowledge and connections are gained, news […]

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Why Community and Mentorships Are Vital to a Great Business
April 7, 2022

Hosts Tyler Kern and Greg Crumpton sit down with industry insider Blair Newsham, the President of HSA Mechanical Services, to talk about their experiences in HVAC, the importance of community, and teaching soft skills for long-term leadership. “The next generation is always on my mind,” said Crumpton. As an experienced vet of the hvac […]

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Move Over Metaverse, Eduverse Is the Future for Education
March 31, 2022

Education is arguably the most unified industry out there since all educators have the same goal, which is the desire to impact the next generation. Unlike others, they’re not looking for fame, money or notoriety, and Vriti Saraf, CEO and founder of k20 Educators (k20), wants to empower educators around the world by breaking down […]

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The Power of Corporate Citizenship
November 2, 2021

Eighty-two percent of consumers consider community involvement when deciding where to spend their money for a product or service.   Having an engagement plan offers many benefits for an organization, including increased interactions between colleagues, networking with other businesses, and an overall aura of positivity when contributing to the community or a specific cause. On […]

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Are Youth and Community Sports Programs “Left Behind” by Investments in the Sports World?
October 4, 2021

Key Points SquadLocker exists to make life easier for coaches, mentors, and teachers who have the potential to have a massive impact on the children they work with. The access and affordability of youth sports is an issue that can be helped by investments from the world of sports. The youth sports market is an […]

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