6 tips to set (and hit) your savings goals

Christel Deskins

One of the basics of building a financial foundation is saving. When you set savings goals, you’re more likely to develop long-term money habits that will benefit you. You’re also more likely to reach your objectives. © @malisunshine/Twenty20 A retired couple goes hiking. If you’re looking for help in becoming […]

Innovation needs to match business goals, Xerox exec says

Christel Deskins

Dive Brief Generating executive buy-in is essential before deploying technology produced at corporate innovation hubs, according to Tolga Kurtoglu, SVP, head of global research and member of the executive committee at Xerox, speaking at the Virtual AI Summit Silicon Valley Wednesday But before technology can be infused into the organization, […]

China’s coal addiction erodes climate goals

Christel Deskins

China’s surprise pledge to slash its carbon footprint to zero by 2060 was met with cautious applause, but fresh spending on coal to rev up a virus-hit economy threatens to nullify its audacious bid to lead the world into a low carbon future. The fossil fuel has powered China’s economic surge […]

ESPO calls for an FuelEU Maritime Initiative that combines clear goals with support for innovation and investments in the maritime sector

Christel Deskins

As part of the ongoing discussions on the future FuelEU Maritime Initiative, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) expresses the commitment of European ports to play their part in helping the shipping sector decarbonise. The full ESPO position on the FuelEU Maritime Initiative is available here. ESPO welcomes Europe’s ambition […]

National Association of Special Education Teachers Teams Up with Public Consulting Group to Improve IEP Goals and Objectives through EDPlanTM

Christel Deskins

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As schools grapple with increased federal mandates, reduced budgets, and compounding student needs due to COVID-19, Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) has partnered with the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) to offer an extensive bank of individualized education program (IEP) goals and […]

bp and Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive digital energy innovation and advance net zero goals

Christel Deskins

LONDON and REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — bp and Microsoft Corp. today announced that they have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation in energy systems and advance the net zero carbon goals of both companies. This includes a co-innovation effort focused on digital solutions, the continued use of […]

Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Christel Deskins

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN Secretary-General New York City, 26 August – The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role […]

Dow reaches midpoint of “Valuing Nature” Goal; Company continues to deliver environmental and financial value through 2025 Sustainability Goals

Christel Deskins

Dow reaches $500MM in savings toward its $1 billion target from projects that are good for business and for ecosystems Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced today it has reached a major milestone, achieving $500 million of savings from its “Valuing Nature” goal, halfway to its 2025 Sustainability Goal to deliver $1 […]

How to think about your career goals in 2020

Christel Deskins

From The Cohort, Poynter’s newsletter for women kicking ass in digital media This column originally appeared in The Cohort, Poynter’s newsletter by and for women in media. Subscribe here to join this community of trailblazers.  Even before the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31, I had set my sights on 2020 as […]