September 12 marks 20 years since President Clinton welcomed the first class of AmeriCorps – a program that connects Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation.
Donnel Baird, founder of BlocPower, shares how clean energy retrofits in community buildings in inner cities will not only lower energy costs, but decrease carbon emissions and create “green jobs” for unemployed workers.Read More about Securing the Clean Energy Futures of America's Inner Cities
Charles Thomas, the executive director of Queen City Forward, shares how an innovation competition will galvanize solutions to improve access to affordable, healthy food in the Charlotte region.Read More about Entrepreneur-Driven Innovation to Ensure Affordable, Healthy Food for All
According to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 40 percent of the energy in the United States is consumed by buildings. In dense urban settings like New York City, however, commercial buildings account for up to 75 percent of the energy used.
Lisa Schumacher, director of education strategies at McDonald's Corporation, explains how investing in the talent and education of their employees is key to the success and longevity of the McDonald's brand.Read More about Talent for Tomorrow: How McDonald’s is Redefining Employee Education and Training
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