Intel Travels to Africa to Closely Track Responsibly Sourced Tech Minerals

KIGALI, Rwanda – Standing beside a rutted red dirt road at about 5,000 feet up in the jungled mountains of northern Rwanda, Intel’s Adam Schafer explains in four words why he and a teammate had traveled from Oregon to this especially remote part of Central Africa. “We’re here to learn.” With banana trees swaying behind him, Schafer continues: “Our goal is to protect the people and the planet, both of which help us produce our products. We want to meet the responsible sourcing expectations of our customers, shareholders and employees.”…

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Intel and Accenture Support Neuromorphic Research Project to Assist Wheelchair-Bound Pediatric Patients

A photo shows an early prototype of a robotic arm designed to assist patients with spinal injuries in performing daily tasks. Using funding and technology support from Accenture, as well as Intel’s neuromorphic technology, researchers from the Open University of Israel and ALYN Hospital will refine the device and clinically evaluate it with pediatric patients. (Credit: ALYN Hospital) What’s New: Intel and Accenture today announced they are supporting an Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC) project led by the Neuro-Biomorphic Engineering Lab at the Open University of Israel in collaboration with ALYN…

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A lesson from Wonder Woman and the Power of Collaboration

We are a quarter of the way into our INSPIRE 20 podcast journey, and I’m pleased to bring you podcast number five with Sheridan Ash of PwC. Sheridan has an impressive and varied resume – she left school at 16, a decision she made after being bullied as a result of undiagnosed dyslexia. She then… View Article Read the original article

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Lending Privilege – how can we do more to lift one another up and create a more inclusive workplace?

The story continues Our INSPIRE podcast journey just keeps on getting better. Hot on the heels of our podcast with June Manley, founder of F4, I am super excited to introduce podcast number four in our INSPIRE series with Anjuan Simmons. Anjuan has been in the enterprise software space for over 20 years, and is currently an engineering… View Article Read the original article

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Democratizing VC Funding and Accelerating Diversity in the World of Tech Start-ups.

A month already? It’s been a month now since we first launched our INSPIRE 20 Podcast series, and we are so happy to see how many of you have listened and connected with us over our first two podcasts – we are excited to keep showcasing these inspirational executives, as we continue together to listen,… View Article Read the original article

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The role of neurodiversity in the workplace

At the start of June Micro Focus launched its INSPIRE 20 Podcast series with an interview from Adriana Gascoigne, founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, a not for profit, talking about how she’s helping women acquire the skills and learn about careers in tech so that we can help bring more balance to the… View Article Read the original article

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The Micro Focus INSPIRE 20 podcast series

Shine a light Working in tech, you get to experience and be involved in so many interesting and exciting initiatives whether that be learning about new technologies or seeing how technologies can help make a difference in the lives of customers and consumers around the world. Today, I am excited to share something inspirational. Today,… View Article

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Intel Launches First Global Challenges, Marks a New Era of Shared Corporate Responsibility

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14, 2020 – Today, Intel released its annual Corporate Responsibility Report. The report builds on Intel’s decades of transparency in corporate responsibility and details progress Intel has made in the past decade to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, restore billions of gallons of water to local communities and achieve gender pay equity across its global workforce, among other milestones. The report also establishes a new 2030 strategy and goals for continued progress for the next decade – from achieving net positive water use, 100% green power and zero waste…

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