Getting to Zero: Maritime Climate Change Effort Earns Plaudits

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Last fall, a number of groups—led by the World Economic Forum, the Global Maritime Forum, and Friends of Ocean Action—launched the Getting to Zero Coalition, an effort that aims to deliver zero-emission vessels on deep-sea routes by 2030 and cut emissions by half in 2050 compared to 2008.

Anniversary Special: Society Takes a Different Approach to Celebrating Its Birthday

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So, we looked at the key challenges out there, and a big challenge is that we have to feed 9 billion people by 2050. IFT came up with the FutureFood 2050 initiative, a year-long public awareness campaign that will culminate this summer at the 75th IFT annual meeting.

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New Climate Advocacy Group Has CEO Pedigree

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The new group is aiming for an 80 percent reduction in emissions by 2050—a less-aggressive goal than the Green New Deal, which aims for net zero emissions by 2030, but is roughly similar to what was pitched during the Obama administration.

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Alzheimer’s Association, Shutterfly Partner to Keep Memories Alive

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There is no cure for the disease, which the CDC has projected will affect 14 million Americans by 2050. The Alzheimer’s Association’s latest partnership aims to foster a creative, photographic aid for families coping with the disease.

Old Members Are The Future!

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By 2050 over 25% of the population in the U.S. Given overall population growth, that represents more than 50 million new people 60 years or older in 2050 compared to now. Deirdre Reid wrote a post this week about dealing with a dearth of young leaders in associations. I’m going to take a good crack at the idea we have to increase the percentage of young people in our organizations and I wanted to give Deirdre credit for kicking off this idea when I read her post.

Conference Circuit: Foodies Unite

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That’s why National Geographic ’s Future of Food initiative — which seeks to explore, expose, and explain the biggest issues around feeding 9 billion people by 2050—will take center stage during Sunday’s keynote presentation. Rundown Attendees: 500.

Doctors Don’t Deliver Alzheimer’s Diagnosis to Half of Their Patients, Report Says

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million by 2050. An analysis of Medicare records and surveys found that doctors struggle to deliver an Alzheimer’s diagnosis to patients and their caregivers—less than half received the tough news. The Alzheimer’s Association hopes to change that and has the resources to help.

Start with One Change to Create a Sustainable Meeting

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Indy has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Reducing your carbon footprint is a defining characteristic of undertourism; infuse this thinking into your event by starting with a pilot. Going green for your next meeting or event doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.24.17

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– Meetings 2050: How to Stay Ahead of Change in Events and Tradeshows. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… The next time you find yourself procrastinating, take a moment to think about the task you’re avoiding. What’s its purpose?

Alzheimer’s Association to Vote on Proposed Consolidation Plan

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By 2050, according to a recent study by the Alzheimer’s Association , 14.5 trillion by 2050. The Alzheimer’s Association has some big challenges and major changes ahead, though its plan for consolidation has raised questions from some local chapters.

Financial Groups Work To Combat Fraud Against the Elderly

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Striking a delicate balance between privacy and consumer protection, a trade group that represents state securities regulators plans to release new guidelines for financial professionals dealing with fraud against the elderly. It’s a problem that has long dogged the financial industry.

Vinyl Groups Join Forces for Industrywide Sustainability Council

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Led by the Vinyl Institute, 11 vinyl-related associations have come together to create the Vinyl Business and Sustainability Council to promote industrywide conservation efforts.

AARP Study: As Boomers Age, Family Caregiver Shortage Looms

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to 1, by 2050. 68% The percentage of Americans who believe they will be able to rely on their families to meet their long-term services and support needs when they require help in their old age, according to recent research by AARP.

Conference Circuit: The NAACP’s Annual Convention

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Topics of discussion range from “The Role of the Poultry Industry in Feeding the World in 2050″ to “10th Anniversary of the Chicken Genome Sequence.” Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about?

Conference Circuit: The NAACP’s Annual Convention

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Topics of discussion range from “The Role of the Poultry Industry in Feeding the World in 2050″ to “10th Anniversary of the Chicken Genome Sequence.” Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about?

Manufacturers Group Names Five Keys to Modernizing U.S. Infrastructure

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They are the ones that have the real stories to tell about how this impacts their businesses and how this impacts their lives,” said Kate Wood, campaign director of AEM’s Infrastructure Vision 2050 initiative, which released the report. The U.S.