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Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas Announce Additional Help for Customers During Pandemic

Enhanced care, expanded assistance program for customers experiencing payment challenges
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today said they are adding steps to help customers who are suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The additional steps build on the swift actions both service providers offered to help customers at the start of the response to the pandemic. Both suspended key credit processes, including disconnections for nonpayment, late payment fees and fees for credit card and other payments.

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in the New Digital Economy

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The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and CW (Cambridge Wireless) present an exclusive webinar with speakers from Facebook, World Bank, UN Global Compact and Qualcomm, looking at how women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries can be supported, through digital technology.

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The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and CW (Cambridge Wireless) present an exclusive webinar with speakers from Facebook, World Bank, UN Global Compact and Qualcomm, looking at how women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries can be supported, through digital technology.

Qualcomm Gives Custom-Built, Cellular-Connected Laptops to San Diego United for Distance Learning

The donation comes with three-months of cellular data to support continued online learning for students this coming school year
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By Mike Freeman

In a bid to help close the digital divide, Qualcomm donated 900 custom-built, cellular-connected laptops to the San Diego Unified School District on Thursday to support continuing distance learning programs.

The computers run on the company’s Snapdragon processors and include built-in cellular connectivity, giving students with limited access to Wi-Fi another avenue to learn remotely.

Qualcomm Technologies Donates Hundreds of Always-Connected Personal Computers to San Diego Unified School District for Distance Learning Support

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SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the COVID-19 crisis struck and forced the closure of school facilities, an unprecedented move to distance learning placed an emphasis on digital equity. Maintaining its commitment to equitable access, the district’s Integrated Technology (IT) Division distributed more than 50,000 district-funded devices to students throughout the district.

Piscataway: LIXIL Americas Partnership Adds to Number of Face Shields Donated to Front Line Workers

By TAPINTO PISCATAWAY STAFF
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LIXIL Americas of Piscataway has teamed up with volunteers from Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) to manufacture and distribute thousands of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US that are battling COVID-19.

Modern Applications Are Helping Organizations Succeed During Pandemic, VMware Research Reveals

New Global Survey Shows How Businesses Are Operating and Prioritizing in COVID-19 Pandemic
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PALO ALTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- According to new research by VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), organizations have benefitted from the use of modern applications to adapt and maintain agility and reliability during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How To Set Up A Virtual Event

By Jerri Barrett, Marketing and Event Consultant
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COVID-19 has significantly impacted the event industry, forcing some organizations to cancel 2020 events, while others are moving to virtual events.

The Nation's Mayors Commit to Advancing Healthy Buildings in the Fight Against COVID-19

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

Our COVID-19 Response: A Reflection of Our Commitment to Communities

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As the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt in communities around the world, it has become increasingly clear that the scale of this crisis will force a significant shift in how we live, work, and connect to what matters. While there is still much uncertainty ahead, we know that the challenges that existed before the pandemic are being exacerbated and that some of our most vulnerable populations are facing even greater risks to their health and wellbeing.

LGBTQIA+ Entrepreneurship Nonprofit Receives Pro Bono Expansion Consult From JPMorgan Chase

Common Impact Partners StartOut and JPMorgan Chase for Virtual Volunteering Project Amidst COVID-19
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Early this year, LGBTQIA+ entrepreneurship nonprofit StartOut and JPMorgan Chase began a three-month virtual volunteering project to develop a strategy for the decade-old organization’s new expansion efforts.

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