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Public Forum Series Aimed at Developing Creative Strategies for Engaging Political, Cultural and Social Conflicts
Launching Monday on the Stanford Campus, SocialxDesign to Host Public Forum Series Aimed at Developing Creative Strategies for Engaging Political, Cultural and Social Conflicts
PALO ALTO, CALIF. -- SocialxDesign -- a social technology consulting firm with offices in Washington, DC and Silicon Valley -- today announced that it will be launching a new global initiative called "Peace by Design" (PxD). Beginning with an interactive forum on Sept. 9 on behalf of the Sikh American community at Stanford University, the initiative will engage leaders around the world on co-creating strategies for engaging conflict across different geographic and political boundaries.
New Research Shows Most Americans Misidentify Turban-Wearers In U.S.
PALO ALTO, CALIF. – In a groundbreaking new study titled “Turban Myths,” researchers at SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund) and Stanford University found that 70 percent of Americans misidentify turban-wearers as Muslim (48 percent), Hindu, Buddhist or Shinto. In fact, almost all men in the U.S. who wear turbans are Sikh Americans, whose faith originated in India.
Construction News and Resources: S&W Ready Mix Concrete named first place winner in Commitment to Environmental Excellence
Norfolk, Va. - Company officials proudly announce that S&W Ready Mix Concrete Company's Castle Hayne Plant was recently named as a first place winner of the 2013 Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards. Co-sponsored by Concrete Products magazine and the National Ready Mix Concrete Association, the Environmental Excellence Awards program provides national recognition for companies that provide outstanding environment protection and maintain sound environmental management practices in their operations.
It’s time to stop focusing on the business case for workforce diversity and start thinking about the moral, ethical and demographic aspects of the debate. Why? Because positioning diversity as a business issue fails to take account of the tension between individual and collective interests and makes it too easy for firms to argue that they do not need to change.
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