In 2001, Sumita Patnaik, along with her cousin, started Twinkle Academy, a school in the rural village of Kalan, India. The school has grown from three children to 170 in this time, with the first class of seniors soon to graduate. This has had a huge impact on the community and the education of its children. Kalan is 200 miles from the nearest city and when Twinkle Academy was founded none of the children in the village attended school.
How the Hospitality Industry can be Instrumental in Closing the Youth Employment Gap
Young people will always find ways to employ their time. With more than 3.5 billion of them under the age of 30, it’s imperative that their employment is with purpose and value. Yet today, an astonishing 71 million young people around the world are left wanting for that.
Improving the sustainability of Africa’s energy sector and access to electricity for the continent’s poorest residents
David Keith is a senior vice president with Tetra Tech International Development Services. He has worked on international development engagements in the energy sectors of more than 40 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. He has been retained as a technical expert on national energy strategy, energy sector restructuring, public-private partnerships, electricity company management, electricity tariff design, power sector planning, project financing, and industrial energy management.
Digital literacy is key to future job growth and opportunity across the Asia-Pacific region. BNY Mellon supports a range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs to prepare disadvantaged individuals in this diverse region for the modern workforce. From India’s emerging economy to the developed economies of Hong Kong and Japan, BNY Mellon tailors programs to help people gain vital technology skills.
PITTSBURGH, May 30, 2018 – The PNC Foundation has been named the 2018 Silver Halo Award winner in the Education category for its Grow Up Great/DonorsChoose.org initiative.
The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and are presented by Engage for Good (formerly Cause Marketing Forum). This is the sixteenth year that Engage for Good will honor businesses and nonprofits with Halos for doing well by doing good.
As a Main Street bank that organizes around its customers and communities – and which prides itself on the strength of the relationships we work to build and deepen through time – we recognize that success isn’t about whether we sold another deposit product or booked another loan so much as it is about whether we helped the people and institutions we serve to achieve their financial goals. It’s about whether the way we operate our business and the investments we make are helping our communities to thrive.
PNC’s recently released 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report outlines the ways that the company is meeting its commitments to its stakeholders – including employees, customers, shareholders and communities. Now, with the launch of its quarterly CSR newsletter, PNC is able to provide more up-to-the-moment information on the progress it’s making against those commitments.
April is National Financial Literacy Month, making it the perfect time to check your financial knowledge. Finding out what you know (and don’t know) can help you take the first step toward mastering your money.
As much as you may hate to admit it, money makes the world go ‘round, and understanding how your money works (or doesn’t work) for you determines whether you’ll be along for the ride or left in the dust.
Knowing the basics – your income, expenses, debts and savings – is the first step toward taking control of your money and improving your financial well-being. In fact, if you’re like most people, learning basic money management skills today can help you take more control of your financial future.