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Article from in Education
Aug 31, 2016 8:00 PM ET

National Geographic's education initiatives are known for bringing students a global perspective on nature and the environment, and this summer, four top high school students got the chance to see the world for themselves as part of the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition.

Employer-led coalition achieves goal two years ahead of schedule; Aligns with rest of sector to help one million young people in the next five years

Press Release from in Human Resources
Aug 31, 2016 6:15 PM ET

SEATTLE, August 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, the country’s largest employer-led coalition committed to creating pathways to meaningful employment for young people, today announced that it has met its goal of employing 100,000 Opportunity Youth, the population of 16-24 year olds who are out of work and not in school, two years ahead of schedule. The coalition, formed in July 2015, is now aligning with the cross-sector goal of creating one million opportunities by 2021.

Blog from in Environment
Aug 31, 2016 3:35 PM ET

August is National Water Quality Month in the United States, and Yum! Brands is taking time to reflect on the role of restaurants in preserving and promoting water quality.

As stories regarding water supplies in Flint, Michigan and California’s Central Valley appear more frequently, non-profit organizations and government agencies work to address disparities in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) that affect populations’ public health and food security. Businesses contribute to these efforts, too.

Worcester, Mass. program key to company’s grid modernization learnings

Press Release from in Energy
Aug 31, 2016 3:30 PM ET

WORCESTER, Mass., August 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Encouraged by customer satisfaction, positive results, and the opportunity to learn more about how smart grid investments may improve electric service and reliability across the Commonwealth, National Grid is seeking to extend the Smart Energy Solutions (SES) pilot program in Worcester for an additional two years.

By: Barry Telford

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Aug 31, 2016 3:00 PM ET

This is the third blog in an ongoing series examining how colleges and universities can understand and address the expectations of Generation Z college students. We’ll explore some of the most significant issues, including academic interests, housing expectations, ideological tendencies, dining preferences, and spending habits. The goal is to provide valuable insights that can help guide campus decision-makers in creating an environment that supports student success, well-being, satisfaction, and achievement. 

Illinois Science & Technology Institute Aligns High School Students with Industry Professionals to Solve Real-World STEM Challenges

Article from in Education
Aug 31, 2016 3:00 PM ET

Lindblom Math & Science Academy Senior JeNaye Beavers’ interest in medicine was initially sparked by curiosity. After constantly suffering from migraines early on in high school, she wanted to know not only why, but how she could fix it. JeNaye found an opportunity to put her ideas into action by extending her experience with scientific research beyond the classroom through the Research & Development STEM Learning Exchange STEM Challenge.

Article from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Aug 31, 2016 2:45 PM ET

On August 25th, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a 56-page report on findings regarding the 2015 reporting year SEC Conflict Minerals Rule filings. This year, over 1200 publicly-traded companies were required by Dodd Frank Act Section 1502 (Conflict Minerals Rule) to file annual specialized disclosure forms and conflict minerals reports.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Aug 31, 2016 2:30 PM ET

On November 6 50,000+ runners will hit the streets of the five boroughs for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. Team LIVESTRONG will be taking to the streets of NYC in force. Here are five things they can look forward to as part of our team on 11/6:

Multimedia with summary from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Aug 31, 2016 2:00 PM ET

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.,- Even though Naoki "Nick" Sugimoto studied automotive engineering at the University of Tokyo, he never planned to work in the automotive industry. Now, Sugimoto, who joined Honda in 2005, serves as a liaison between the technology and automotive industries and is the newest Honda associate featured in the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series.

Learn the four keys to building high-performance homes in this brand-new eBook.

Article from in Green Building
Aug 31, 2016 2:00 PM ET

Learn the four keys to building high-performance homes in this brand-new eBook.

Green Builder Media and Owens Corning are proud to present a complimentary eBook that shows how the builder-manufacturer relationship can work seamlessly to create cost-efficient, high-performance homes that exceed even the most challenging building codes.

Multimedia with summary from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Aug 31, 2016 2:00 PM ET

Sustainability is one of our Core Values at Caterpillar. But, it’s just a word unless employees and dealers around the world are committed to sustainability in action. And they are!

Watch this video to see how our team is putting sustainability into action. 

Veteran reliever delivers pitch on behalf of children with cancer

Blog from in Philanthropy
Aug 31, 2016 1:15 PM ET

Jason Motte provides relief both on and off the field.

As September begins Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, the 34-year-old right-hander will play an even bigger role than his usual place in the Colorado Rockies’ bullpen.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Aug 31, 2016 1:05 PM ET

• Philips HealthSuite to serve as a global, secure data storage solution for Qualcomm Life’s medical-grade 2net™ Platform. 
• Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform to provide medical-grade connectivity and integration for Philips and third-party medical devices for Philips HealthSuite connected care solutions and services.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Aug 31, 2016 1:00 PM ET

Domestic violence threatens the health and wellbeing of men, women and children across the country. In fact, domestic violence is so prevalent that one in four women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. Acting on the belief that everyone deserves to be healthy and safe, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies have dedicated programs to provide support for victims and the prevention of domestic violence in their communities.

GM forms first Student Sustainability Advisory Council

Blog from in Education
Aug 31, 2016 12:45 PM ET

General Motors created its first Student Sustainability Advisory Council this year to begin a new dialogue on sustainability. Composed of five graduate students from MIT, Penn State, Georgia Tech, University of Michigan and Stanford, the council provides fresh perspectives on sustainability at GM.