Social Innovation CSR News

Sustainability, Clean Technology in Focus of First Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator Cohort

Collaboration with LaunchKC focuses on high-tech solutions that enable a sustainable future
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 9, 2019/3BL Media/ – Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

iCivics and Discovery Education Invite Students and Teachers to Explore the United States Constitution and Their Constitutional Rights Through a Unique Virtual Viewing Party

No-Cost, One-of-a-Kind Virtual Experience to Help Students and Teachers Observe Constitution Day 2019
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD, August 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — On September 17th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST, iCivics, the nonprofit founded by Sandra Day O’Connor to ensure that every student in America develops the knowledge they need for civic participation, will partner with Discovery Education, the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms to present a special virtual viewing part

Discovery Education Announces the Acquisition of Inspyro

Purchase of UK-Based Leader in Virtual and Augmented Reality Content Highlights Discovery Education’s Commitment to Providing Students Worldwide Immersive Learning Experiences
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD. August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the acquisition of leading virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) provider Inspyro. Terms were not disclosed.

HPE Panel Discusses the Future of Technology, Smart Cities

By Chevall Pryce
Article

Mark Potter, chief technology officer for HPE and director of Hewlett Packard Labs, discussed the future of smart cities, which are cities with infrastructure integrated with modern tech to enhance the citizen experience and encourage tapping into the potential of an area.

Read more

Innovation As A Value, Not An Assignment

By: David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer
Blog

When innovation is truly adopted as a value everyone in the organization will be encouraged to take ownership and an active interest in its evolution.

At Bechtel, innovation is clearly captured in in our Vision, Values, and Covenants, and like safety, quality, integrity, diversity, and inclusivity, it is widely regarded within our organization as everyone’s responsibility.

How Electronic Payments Can Help You Scale Your Corporate Giving Program

Blog

When a cause needs to process a paper donation check, it creates costly administrative work. Non-profits must deposit checks individually and issue manual tax receipts to each donor. Checks also get lost in the mail or worse, sit uncashed!

Electronic payments cut down on manual administration time and reduce costs. Unlike other software providers in this space, Benevity sends the majority (88% in 2018!) of payments processed through our platform electronically, with funds arriving within 30 days.

Dogs in Cars: Why Your Dog Should be Restrained [Part 1]

by Jill Ciminillo, Automotive Editor
Article

Cute or not cute, physics is physics, and a 60-pound dog can quickly become a projectile hurling through space with 2,700 pounds of force.

Which means it could easily be ejected from the vehicle.

As Wolko pointed out, most dogs that get thrown from a vehicle are killed – either from the impact or from an on-coming vehicle.

So, just as you would put your infant in a car seat, you should restrain your dog as well.

More and More Employees Want to Support Causes Across Borders—Here’s Why (and How!) Companies Are Getting Involved

Blog

The demand for employee giving and volunteering programs that stretch across borders is growing. Last year, we saw a whopping 85% increase in the adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution. More than half a million new users logged into the cloud-based program that enables employees across global offices to support causes inside and outside of their home countries.

Pages

Subscribe to Social Innovation