"The only way we're going to make substantial progress on the challenging problems of our time is for business to drive the solutions," says social impact strategist Wendy Woods. In a data-packed talk, Woods shares a fresh way to assess the impact all parts of business can have on all parts of society, and then adjust them to not only do less harm but actually improve things. Learn more about how executives can move beyond corporate social responsibility to "total societal impact" -- for the benefit of both a company's bottom line and society at large.
Many African countries are poor for a simple reason, says entrepreneur Magatte Wade: governments have created far too many obstacles to starting and running a business. In this passionate talk, Wade breaks down the challenges of doing business on the continent and offers some solutions of her own -- while calling on leaders to do their part, too.
In 44 videos, Nicole Sweeney will teach you sociology! This course is based on an introductory college level curriculum, with Sociology, 15th edition, by John J. Macionis as its reference text. By the end of this course, you will be able to: * Understand what makes sociology a science and how sociological investigations occur * Recognize the social institutions that operate within the United States and influence cultural norms * Contextualize key sociological theories within history and the field of sociology * Discuss the way social groupings, interactions, and stratifications are constructed within societies and construct our behavior * Predict how social class, stratification, and institutions create or improve inequalities
In 40 episodes, Carrie Anne Philbin teaches you computer science! This course is based on introductory college-level material as well as the AP Computer Science Principles guidelines. By the end of this course, you will be able to: *Outline the history of computers and the design decisions that gave us modern computers *Describe the basic elements of programming and software *Identify the basic components of computer hardware and what they do *Describe how computers are used and how that has evolved over time *Appreciate how far computers have come and how far they might take us
Electricity is generated at Lamma Power Station located at Po Lo Tsui of Lamma Island. The power station has a total installed capacity of 3,737MW made up of three 250MW coal-fired units, five 350MW coal-fired units, one 55MW gas turbines, four 125MW gas turbines, one 335MW combined cycle unit, one 345MW combined cycle unit, one 800kW wind turbine and one 1MW solar power system. Lamma Power Station provides a safe and reliable supply of electricity for more than 570,000 customers on Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island, and contributes to HK Electric’s world class reliability of more than 99.999%. Following the opening of Hong Kong's first wind power station, Lamma Winds, in 2006, an extension to the power station that burns the more environmentally friendly natural gas became operational the same year. In line with Government policy that aims to increase the use of gas, gas-fired generation has been increased to over 30% of the total output in 2010 when another gas-fired unit was put on use.
Join us in this video where we discuss the pentose phosphate pathway. We discuss how glucose can use an alternative pathway to make NADPH's, which are essential in antioxidant reactions, cholesterol synthesis, and fatty acid synthesis. It's also important in the synthesis of nucleotides.
In this video we discuss the ten steps associated with glycolysis, as well as the various enzymes regulating this process. We also go into detail on the byproducts developed from the glycolytic pathway.