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Benevity Shares Why More Companies Are Joining the #GivingTuesday Movement

A worldwide desire for more purpose at work spurs companies to take action
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada, November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, has noted a trend of increased participation from companies in the #GivingTuesday movement.

The Value in Connecting Your Business Strategies Back to Business Objectives

An interactive webinar
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Learn how Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technology, developed a social impact program that connects their business strategy to benefitting communities around the world through the use of mobile solutions.

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Learn how Qualcomm, a global leader in wireless technology, developed a social impact program that connects their business strategy to benefitting communities around the world through the use of mobile solutions.

Register now

#CiscoChat Recap: Leveraging Technology to Accelerate Social Entrepreneurship

by Cristina McGlew Castro, Strategist, CSR Strategy & Global Problem Solving 1B
Blog

Last week, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) hosted a #CiscoChat on its Twitter page around social entrepreneurship; specifically, we looked at how organizations, companies, and individuals can leverage technology to accelerate social change.

As a strategist on CSR’s Strategy and Global Problem Solving, 1B team, I joined three featured participants during the hour-long discussion:

Bringing Education to Rural India Through Technology

by Julie Clugage, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Team4Tech
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In September, 8 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) employee volunteers traveled to Pune, India, as part of the HPE Leadership Through Service program. Their mission: to enhance a digital platform that will improve provide educational opportunities to 6 million underprivileged children.

Building a Field of Dreams for a Neighborhood in Need

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Sometimes a football field is more than a place to play football.

For Chris Battaglia, principal of Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove in Baltimore, Maryland, a new athletic facility under construction is an urban field of dreams, a safe, clean gathering space for students and families in a neighborhood plagued by crime and lacking some of the basics. (There’s no supermarket nearby, for instance.)

Newmont Mine Expansion Supports Job Creation and Growth in Australia

Recently completed project will increase profitable gold production and extend mine life
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Profitably and responsibly extending our existing operations is one of the ways Newmont creates value and improves lives through sustainable and responsible mining.

In August, we announced that commercial production had begun – safely, on schedule and within budget – at our Tanami Expansion Project in Australia’s Northern Territory. The $120 million capital investment is expected to increase annual gold production at the mine by 80,000 ounces per year, lower all-in sustaining costs and extend mine life by three years.

Labs Life: An Intern’s View of a Summer in HPE Research

By Aisha Syed, Intern, Networking and Mobility lab
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Summer just ended and along with it my wonderful experience interning at Hewlett Packard Labs in Palo Alto. But thankfully I have some great memories to remember it by, from working with some really talented teammates to helping get local kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Being a Labs intern turned out to be much more fun than just sitting in a cube doing research. Our mentors and especially the intern coordinators arranged for us to have many opportunities for bonding with fellow interns and getting to know other researchers.

Barclays | Changing Lives: Honoring Smart Works Charity

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Samantha Cameron was a guest of honour at a recent event hosted by the Barclays Win Gender Network in honour of the charity Smart Works. The wife of the former Prime Minister describes her experiences volunteering for the “brilliant” organisation – while a recipient tells how it changed her life for the better.

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Samantha Cameron was a guest of honour at a recent event hosted by the Barclays Win Gender Network in honour of the charity Smart Works. The wife of the former Prime Minister describes her experiences volunteering for the “brilliant” organisation – while a recipient tells how it changed her life for the better.

Conozca a Los Empleados Emprendedores de Gildan

El Gastro Bazar de Gildan presenta negocios familiares administrados por nuestros empleados
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El Gastro Bazar de Gildan exhibió los florecientes negocios de más de 23 empleados de la Compañía; emprendedores que han construido y administrado sus propios negocios fuera de su trabajo en Gildan. Más de 700 empleados asistieron al evento, generando una importante exposición y creando clientes potenciales para estas empresas en crecimiento. Los ingresos de entrada del evento fueron donados para la rehabilitación de un compañero lesionado en un accidente automovilístico.

Vea el video para aprender sobre los negocios de nuestros empleados emprendedores.

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