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Schneider, Eastlands College of Technology Launch Electric and Solar Lab

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By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 2 – Schneider Electric has partnered with Eastlands College of Technology to launch an Electric and Solar Energy Laboratory in its Campus located off Lunga Lunga road – Industrial Area.

#PoweringJobs: Elevating Energy Access Skills

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The world is making meaningful progress in building the “new energy” workforce needed to end energy poverty. Schneider Electric can proudly say that we’ve already helped train almost 20% of the 1 million solar technicians we’ve pledged to train by 2025.

Yet, we must also acknowledge that there is a growing gap in the human capital — workers and entrepreneurs — needed to deliver electricity to the 1 billion people globally without it, two-thirds of whom live in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Quick Consult: Innovative Tactics to Drive Employee Recruitment

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Quick Consult is a series where members of our team share insights into questions and topics we hear are top of mind for pro bono practitioners at all stages. Jess Hammerman, a Senior Consultant & Market Lead in Taproot’s Advisory Services practice, provides a few tips to support employee recruitment. Check out Jess’ advice below.

"We’ve been struggling to recruit employees for our pro bono program. What can we do?"

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

Goodness Gains Momentum as 200 More Companies Embrace Benevity’s Innovative Approaches to Employee Engagement

Over 500 enterprise clients representing more than 10M employees partner with Benevity to do well by doing good
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CALGARY, AB, October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that 212 companies—including Okta, Tiffany & Co., Rackspace® and Major League Baseball—have joined the growing Benevity client community since this time last year.  The businesses represent a wide range of industries and join a long list of iconic global brands who are already leveraging Benevity’s holistic solution to run corporate social impact initiatives alongside employee-centred giving and volunteering.

LG Experience Happiness Initiative Amplifies Awareness of Research-Backed Sustainable Happiness Skills

Electronics leader gives back by helping youth lead more confident, less stressful lives
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Since launching the Life’s Good: Experience Happiness initiative a year ago, LG Electronics USA already has reached 530,000 youth across America with Sustainable Happiness Skills. LG has been working to increase awareness and usage of LG Experience Happiness partner programs across the U.S. with a goal of reaching 5.5 million over five years. 

Lessons in the Power of Data for Good and Pro Bono

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In 2017, giving to charitable causes in the United States reached an estimated $410 billion, a record for the third straight year.

Duke Energy Helps Strengthen North Carolina Nonprofits With Over $800,000 in Grants

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy is strengthening nonprofit capacity building efforts and supporting other strategic community initiatives by investing $849,000 in 23 organizations across North Carolina.

Hosting an Engaging Webinar in 4 Steps

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In a society of constant digital connection, isn’t it ironic that webinars are simply the worst? First of all, they’re called webinars. Web seminar? Really? Second, they’re rarely engaging, usually dry, and most often a good excuse to play a solid game of Solitaire. Maybe there’s nothing like a face-to-face meeting, but in lieu?

Nickelodeon Proudly Supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Jonathan Rodriguez went from being an extremely shy kid in Burbank High’s Animation Program to intern at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio to artist on Nick’s hit show, The Loud House. Hear the accounts from his family, instructors and Nickelodeon mentors that believed and invested in him on his incredible journey.

Nickelodeon proudly supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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