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YouthSpark Challenge for Change winners promote STEM and storytelling

Today, Microsoft announced the 2014 YouthSpark Challenge for Change winners

By Aimee Riordan

On Thursday Microsoft announced the 2014 YouthSpark Challenge for Change winners, a distinctive group with members who hail from around the globe and who share two things in common: they are already affecting change in their communities, and they have supersized ambitions to do more.

No Species Left Behind


Originally posted on Fios1News

Students from the Biotechnology High School in Freeport, New Jersey win the Verison Innovative App Challenge.  Their app, No Species Left Behind, helps identify invasive and endangered plants.   

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Sister Patricia Daly, a Visionary Leader Dedicated to Environmental Justice, Wins the Joan Bavaria Award

Press Release

BOSTON, April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Long-time shareholder advocate and executive director of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, Sister Patricia Daly, OP has been awarded the sixth-annual Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets. The announcement was made today at the annual Ceres Conference, which is running April 30- May 1 at The Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA.

Voya Financial Honors Excellence in Education; Marks Decade of Support for National Teacher of the Year

Maryland Teacher Earns Distinguished Title for 2014
Press Release

April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), which has rebranded from ING U.S., marks its tenth year as a sponsor of the National Teacher of the Year, a project organized by the Council of Chief State School Officers. The company joins in celebrating Sean McComb, an educator from the Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts in Baltimore, Maryland, as the 64th National Teacher of the Year.

Sigma-Aldrich® Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Press Release

St. Louis, Mo., April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was recently named by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine to its list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks public companies based on outstanding corporate responsibility performance in 2013.  Sigma-Aldrich ranked 28 on the list in its third appearance.

Rebuilding Together Announces Gail Fuller as Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Press Release

Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision of a safe and healthy home for every person, announced today that, following an extensive nationwide search, Gail Fuller has joined the team as its new Vice President of Communications and Marketing. Fuller will oversee the development and implementation of Rebuilding Together’s overall communications and marketing strategy.

Wells Fargo Ranks 17th on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity for 2014

Also ranked in Top 10 lists for LGBT, Veteran employees
Press Release

New York, NY, April 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – DiversityInc announced that Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) took the 17th spot on the 14th annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity rankings before a gathering of more than 750 attendees last evening. More than a thousand public and privately held companies competed for spots on the coveted list.

CSX Named to CR Magazine’s Best Corporate Citizens List

Press Release
Jacksonville, Fla., April 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) announced that Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine recognized the company on its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.  CSX ranked 75th among 100 public companies with a strong commitment to social responsibility, and was the only railroad named to the list this year.


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