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Ram Truck Brand and The Chrysler Foundation Award $50,000 Grant to the Hispanic Scholarship

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) San Antonio - May 29, 2012 - The Ram Truck brand and The Chrysler Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Chrysler Scholarship Program is designed to support outstanding Latino undergraduate or graduate students interested…


Added by David Martel on June 5, 2012 at 9:40pm — No Comments

GameDesk, AT&T Join Forces to Create Living Learning Laboratory and Online Portal

Cross post from 3BLMedia

3BL Media) Dallas - May 17, 2012 - It's time for a revolutionary change in the way we engage kids in learning. We have the ability to ignite excitement and improve student outcomes by tapping into the power of technology.

Although some progress has been made, 1 in 4 of our high school students still aren't graduating with their class, and of those that…


Added by David Martel on May 30, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

From "Problem" Child to Thriving Student

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Blog post written by Julie Smith, a director of external affairs for Verizon's south area. In addition to being a dedicated Verizon volunteer, Julie works with a number of nonprofit and community organizations in the region.

I heard Governor Bob Riley of Alabama tell a story that I will never…


Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

Cisco Joins Forces with EMC to Advance IT Skills in Cloud, Big Data and Data Center

Cross post from 3BLMedia

3BL Media) San Jose, CA - April 2, 2012 -- Cisco today announced it is joining forces with EMC to offer comprehensive technical education solutions in the areas of cloud architecture, virtualization, storage, data center networking and data science. The joint education solutions from Cisco and EMC, which also incorporate courseware from VMware, will offer advanced…


Added by David Martel on April 3, 2012 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Microsoft Report On Global Youth; Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series - CSR Minute 4/3/12

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Microsoft has published a new report by the International Youth Foundation that outlines the challenges facing youth around the world.…


Added by David Martel on April 3, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

General Motors Foundation Gives $2.5M to Focus: HOPE Fund for Tech Education; Brooks Doubles Support for its "Inspiring Coaches" Program - CSR Minute for March 23, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The General Motors Foundation is granting $2.5 million to the Focus: HOPE Fund for its education initiatives. The contribution will go to the Center for Advanced Technologies, which offers students who may not have access to a college education…


Added by David Martel on March 24, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Darden Restaurants Installs Largest Solar Unit in Florida; National Grid Sponsors Energy Efficiency Education - CSR Minute for March 19, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Darden Restaurants has turned on a solar panel installation on the roof of its Restaurant Support Center in Orlando. The largest private solar unit in Florida, the system generates enough power to produce 15 to 20 percent of the RSC’s annual usage. Darden’s RSC facility is the largest building in Florida to receive Leadership in…


Added by David Martel on March 19, 2012 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Sales of Fair Trade Certified™ Products Up 75 Percent in 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

There once was a plane that was canyon blue. 
To 73 cities it flew and it flew. 
For a lucky bunch boarding, there was a treat. 
On Saturday, a Lorax, they all would meet! 

Added by David Martel on March 7, 2012 at 10:02pm — No Comments

This Valentine's Day, Think Like Microsoft

This Valentine’s Day, take Microsoft’s lead: Cater to Individuality, Tap Into Passion, and Be Extravagant. Follow the philosophy of a company that intends to change the world – and you just might change your world too.

As long as people keep falling in love, Valentine’s Day will be a source of…


Added by Chris Jarvis on February 14, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

DuPont to Invest $10B in Food Security Goals; Green Comm Academy Launched at World Economic Forum - CSR Minute for February 7, 2012.

Cross post from 3BLMedia

DuPont has announced food security goals which the company will track along with its sustainability goals. The goals, to be met by 2020, include investing $10 billion in research and development; introducing 4,000 new products focused on producing more food; enhancing nutrition, food,…


Added by David Martel on February 7, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Staples Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to Nonprofits; Caribou Coffee Sources 100 Percent from Rainforest Alliance Certified Farms - CSR Minute for January 10, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Staples Foundation has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 112 nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth throughout the country. Organizations were selected for their commitment to providing youth with the skills and resources to become responsible citizens. 70 percent of the grant recipients will use the funds to address education and literacy; 20 percent…


Added by David Martel on January 10, 2012 at 4:01pm — No Comments and AT&T Launch New Social Engagement Platform to Encourage Activism

Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DALLAS, TX - December 15, 2011 - Just in time for the holiday season, and AT&T* unveiled a first-of-its-kind community to encourage activism: Connect For Good. Through this platform, millions of people will be able to directly and positively impact some of the most relevant issues we face…


Added by David Martel on January 6, 2012 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Dell Expands Reconnect Recycling Program via Goodwill; Texas U. Student Services HQ Wins Innovation in Green Building Award From USGBC - CSR Minute for December 30, 2011

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Dell has expanded its computer recycling program to 319 additional Goodwill donation sites. With the expansion, Dell Reconnect will be offered in 77 additional counties across Florida, Ohio, Alabama, and Kansas. There are now more than 2,600 Goodwill drop-off locations in the U.S. and Canada which give seven million households access to…


Added by David Martel on January 2, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

McGraw-Hill Research Foundation Report Calls for Sustainability Integration; FIFA Fights AIDS in Africa "Football for Hope" Centres - CSR Minute for December 6, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

A new policy paper from the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation says that sustainability education should be expanded and more fully integrated into existing curriculums to meet long-term sustainability goals. The study, “A Transdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability Education,” outlines a comprehensive approach to sustainability in order to…


Added by David Martel on December 7, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments

Welcome Education Generation to our Community of Action Sources!

Today, we're excited to announce a new action source has joined the Social Actions API, an open database of opportunities to make a difference. For a full list and profiles of the latest innovators contributing to Social Actions, please see Our Guide to 60+ Action Sources.

New Action Source:…


Added by Erinn Andrews on October 28, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: BJ's Donates $390K to 55 Nonprofits; Brown-Forman Partners with BeMyDD

BJ’s Charitable Foundation has donated $390,000 dollars to 55 nonprofit organizations in the 15 states where BJ’s Wholesale Clubs are located. The funds were given to organizations that focus on four areas: hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, health care, and education. Now in its sixth year, the BJ’s Charitable Foundation has donated $10 million dollars to over 1,000…


Added by David Martel on October 24, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

CSR Minute: SC Johnson and GfK Roper Release Green Consumer Survey; Ernst & Young Employees Volunteer in DC Area

SC Johnson and GfK Roper Consulting have released survey findings on American consumer green attitudes and behaviors. Part of the 20th Anniversary Green Gauge Survey, the SC Johnson report concludes that 75 percent of American consumers say they feel good when they take steps to help the environment. The survey also shows that compared to 1990,…


Added by David Martel on October 11, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Starbucks' "Morning Joe" Coffee Boosts DonorsChoose; Association of Corporate Travel Executives and KDS Launch Online Survey on Sustainable Business

Crosspost from 3BLMedia

Starting October 4th, Starbucks retail stores and select grocery stores will feature specially marked bags of Gold Coast Blend - Morning Joe Edition coffee with $5 donation…


Added by David Martel on September 13, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments

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