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Closing the American Digital Divide This Decade

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We have just released a point-of-view paper suggesting that it is possible to close the American digital divide—between those who, by virtue of their location, can access high-speed internet and those that can’t—in this decade. But it will not happen without changing our perspectives about what matters most and the technologies we will use to close the digital divide.

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We have just released a point-of-view paper suggesting that it is possible to close the American digital divide—between those who, by virtue of their location, can access high-speed internet and those that can’t—in this decade. But it will not happen without changing our perspectives about what matters most and the technologies we will use to close the digital divide.

In Indonesia, Mentors Are Helping Turn Entrepreneurial Spirit Into Business Success

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In 2017, Andi Ashar needed to earn some extra money to pay for his studies in information systems at his university in Makassar, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. He heard about a contest sponsored by an international mining company for the best infographic design and decided to try his luck. He was amazed when he won first place, earning him the $1,750 prize.

Caring for the Communities Where We Live and Work: Spotlight on Malaysia

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When Malaysia’s government implemented a COVID-19 lockdown in May 2021, Martina Jezdikova knew she had to do something to help her community, and she knew how she could make it a reality.

NGOs Get Their Say on ESG Performance

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We recently added a new source into CSRHub’s consensus ESG ratings. It is SIGWATCH, a UK-based group that observes how environmental, human and animal rights, and consumer activists are driving current and emerging issues and their impact on individual corporations and brands. This source touches more than 4,000 of the companies CSRHub tracks.

How 3Mers Created a Safe Space for Honest Discussions About Race at Work

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When Charlene Vance, a customer operations leader for the Transportation and Electronics Business Group, started working in corporate America 20 years ago, she had a strict personal rule to not talk about race, politics or religion at work. In 2020, after the killing of George Floyd, that changed.

“I could not afford to stay silent anymore,” said Vance. “I have two beautiful daughters and we want to do it for them and the next generation coming up.”

San Vicente Redwoods Marks 10 Years As a “Living Laboratory” for Wildfire Resilience, Wildlife Protection and Ecosystem Restoration

Some treated areas show more resilience after 2020 CZU Wildfire; other successes include dam removal, cultural discoveries and productive collaboration of four nonprofit conservation organizations
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DAVENPORT, Calif., October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, San Vicente Redwoods is proving to be a living laboratory of forest management, ecosystem restoration, sustainable timber harvesting and future public access since it was first protected in 2011.

Release Event: 2021 Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review

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The RW Institute in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with support from Foundation for the Carolinas and E4E Relief, is excited to announce the launch of the 2021 Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review. Join us for the virtual launch event on Tuesday, November 16th at 12:00-3:00 PM ET to learn the latest about Corporate Voluntering, Giving and Grants Technology.

The RW Institute Announces the Release of the 2nd Edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review

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Since the release of the 1st edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review in November 2019, significant developments have taken place in the sector as well as the socio-political context in which these platforms operate. Sign up below to receive your copy of the 2021 edition on November 16, 2021.

The Latest in CSR Technology for a Post-2020 World

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The RW Institute announces the release of the 2nd edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review.

Lenovo Helps Estimated 3 Million People Across India During COVID 19

Lenovo partnered with nonprofits to procure and deliver life-saving equipment in further COVID-19 relief efforts
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When a second, harsher wave of COVID-19 swept India in March 2021, millions of cases strained healthcare providers and other frontline workers across the subcontinent. This led to a critical shortage of essential medical supplies and infrastructure. These supplies were key to supporting both individuals fighting the virus as well as India’s communities battling to stop the pandemic’s spread.

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