Education CSR News

AccountAbility Releases Simplified Chinese Translation of Its AA1000 Assurance Standard (AA1000AS V3)

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NEW YORK and LONDON, December 05, 2022 /3BL Media/ – AccountAbility, the trusted global ESG consulting and standards firm with a close to three-decade history in helping leaders build better companies, continues to expand global access to its principles-based sustainability guidance by announcing the launch of the Simplified Chinese translation of the AA1000 Assurance Standard (AA1000AS v3).

Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $1 million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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HOUSTON, December 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced $1 million in grants to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) for the 2022-23 academic year, part of the Foundation’s long-running mission to promote education and opportunity in the communities where Baker Hughes employees live and work. The funds will help provide financial support for a wide variety of STEM programs, professional certifications, scholarships, and career readiness and curriculum development programs.

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose, Tata Consultancy Services, and PYXERA Global: Narrowing the Digital Gender Gap

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NEW YORK, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Over 90 percent of jobs worldwide have a digital component, yet a large digital gender gap persists. Women are disproportionally impacted by the digital divide because they are underrepresented in technology and digital industries which make up a large portion of the fast growing, profitable careers that are available today, further exacerbating existing social inequalities. Additionally, women often have limited access and exposure to technology and digital devices and must contend with issues of online safety, and other barriers.

Gilead Sciences: All Stars Project Empowers Youth Through Performance


Dancing has always been a part of Shadae McDaniel's life. When she was part of an ensemble, she and her fellow dancers would rehearse their routines over and over, trying to ensure they were ready for the stage.

“When you’re on stage it’s a completely different experience than in the studio. You’re scared. You’re nervous,” says Shadae, Vice President and City Leader of the All Stars Project of New Jersey. “It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve rehearsed. It always feels new, but you figure out how to connect with other people on stage.”

Sands Cares Supports the 22nd Annual TMCF Leadership Institute


Kicking off its partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), Sands was a sponsor and participant at the 22nd annual TMCF Leadership Institute September 28 – October 1 in New York. The award-winning Leadership Institute is a national program for select students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to help them gain contacts, opportunities and leadership skills to compete in today’s competitive global workforce.

CACI Sponsors University of Maryland's Technica Hackathon

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RESTON, Va., November 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ – CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) was a proud sponsor of Technica for the second year in a row, advocating for greater diversity in the tech field. Hosted by the University of Maryland from October 15-16, Technica is the “world’s largest hackathon for underrepresented genders.” This year, more than 1,200 hackers, students, and technical professionals from 15 countries and 4 continents took part in the 24-hour hackathon.

KeyBank Supports TECH CORPS Hackathon in Cleveland


Eight Northeast Ohio high school students earned first place at the 2022 TECH CORPS Hackathon sponsored by KeyBank and CoverMyMeds. More than 75 high school students participated in the statewide competition held in Cleveland on November 12. The 12-hour Cleveland event was hosted at Cuyahoga Community College and culminated with the students’ presentation of their app.

America’s Charities Unveils New Scholarship Program To Help Improve Educational Opportunities, Build a Better-Educated Workforce, and Scale Scholarship Funding

Scholarship Program provides organizations efficient way to manage application administration, secure scholarship funding, award tax-free scholarships, and distribute scholarship funds to educational institutions
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WASHINGTON, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of National Scholarship Month/National Education Month, which takes place in November each year, America’s Charities is excited to unveil its new Scholarship Program, designed to help organizations provide educational opportunities for students, support professional advancement for employees, and build a better-educated workforce for the community.

Through Mentorship, Verizon Volunteers Are Helping Young Women Around the World Excel in STEM

V Teamers Share With Mentees the Soft Skills They Need To Professionally Succeed

Brianna Hanson, a third-year college student in Kingston, Jamaica, remembers how STEM subjects captivated her as a girl. “Science, technology, engineering and math really intrigued me growing up,” she says. “It’s all very dynamic. New innovations are introduced every day, and it's mind-blowing what you can do with science and technology.”

'Tear the Paper Ceiling': A New Campaign Wants Companies To Ditch 4-Year Degree Requirements

Job applicants without a college degree have a much harder time getting hired—particularly in jobs with upward mobility. Opportunity@Work is trying to change that.

By Talib Visram

Various companies are already championing the campaign. Some have their own in-house training, like Accenture’s Apprenticeship Program and IBM’s free SkillsBuild program; IBM also has pledged to remove the four-year degree requirement for half of their U.S. job listings. Businesses could probably afford to eliminate requirements for even more jobs, Villota says. “But it does mean that they’re committed to raising awareness of this issue.”


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