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    Gurmit Jhaj, Pizza Hut Licensee and Taco Bell Franchisee, and Her American Dream Image

    Gurmit Jhaj, Pizza Hut Licensee and Taco Bell Franchisee, and Her American Dream

    If you want to find the best mac and cheese, you’ll have to visit Gurmit Jhaj and her family in Bakersfield, California. If you want to find the matriarch of a hard-working family business and the epitome of the American Dream, you can find that in Gurmit’s story.
    Arrow Electronics and Make-A-Wish® Colorado Deliver Custom-Created Pet Dragon to 14-Year-Old Fighting Cancer Image

    Arrow Electronics and Make-A-Wish® Colorado Deliver Custom-Created Pet Dragon to 14-Year-Old Fighting Cancer

    Like many teenagers, 14-year-old Belle has long dreamed of having a pet. But when a cancer diagnosis made it impossible for her to have an animal companion, she set her sights on something bigger – a pet dragon.
    Arrow Electronics Wins Communitas Award for DigiTruck Project Image

    Arrow Electronics Wins Communitas Award for DigiTruck Project

    Arrow Electronics has received a 2021 Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility for its DigiTruck project, a fleet of mobile, solar-powered technology classrooms and enterprise incubators designed to address the digital divide in sub-Saharan Africa. 
    23 Companies Incentivize Us to Power Women Entrepreneurs During Women's History Month Image

    23 Companies Incentivize Us to Power Women Entrepreneurs During Women's History Month

    The Whole Planet Foundation International Women’s Day virtual event had 500+ participants come together during March 7-8 to expand women’s opportunities through access to entrepreneurship.
    KEEN Creates Open-source Process for PFC-free Footwear As Part of Its Detox the Planet Initiative; Challenges Outdoor Footwear Industry to Be PFC-free by 2025 Image

    KEEN Creates Open-source Process for PFC-free Footwear As Part of Its Detox the Planet Initiative; Challenges Outdoor Footwear Industry to Be PFC-free by 2025

    KEEN, Inc. (KEEN), the footwear brand on a mission to make the outside inclusive and accessible to all, today established an open-sourced model for how it creates PFC-free footwear.
    Smarter Farming With Ravensdown and ThinkPads in the (Literal) Field Image

    Smarter Farming With Ravensdown and ThinkPads in the (Literal) Field

    Planes, drones, complex data capture and intelligence-led recommendations. What might sound like a military operation is now an accurate description of modern farming, thanks to advances in smart technology.
    Belief in All People: India's Specially-Abled Stores Image

    Belief in All People: India's Specially-Abled Stores

    At KFC India, inviting diversity of background, experiences and thought into everything we do is a key ingredient in fostering innovation and creating an inclusive workplace.
    Frankly Speaking With Franchisees: Turning Obstacles to Opportunities Image

    Frankly Speaking With Franchisees: Turning Obstacles to Opportunities

    Yum! Brands is a world-class family of restaurant brands with more than 2,000 franchisees who bring their own delicious flavors to the business and individual communities.
    A Promising Path Forward for Cotton and Water Image

    A Promising Path Forward for Cotton and Water

    For World Water Day, we sat down with Dr. Andrew Jordan; sustainability advocate and advisor to Cotton Council International (CCI), Cotton Incorporated, and the US Cotton Trust Protocol (USCTP); to get his perspectives on the link between cotton and water.
    Simulating Isolation on the Moon: Lunark Mission Accomplished Image

    Simulating Isolation on the Moon: Lunark Mission Accomplished

    Back in autumn 2020, space architects and modern-day explorers Sebastian Aristotelis and Karl-Johan Sørensen set out on an intrepid mission to the arctic north of Greenland.

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