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Accenture and VSO Give Entrepreneurship Award to Shoemaker from Sierra Leone

Award reflects Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, October 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and VSO today announced that Umaro Kargo, a shoemaker from Makeni, Sierra Leone, is the winner of the Making Markets Work for the Poor: Entrepreneurship Award.  The award, which honors an individual or group who demonstrates outstanding entrepreneurial spirit in the face of adversity, provides Mr. Kargo with $2,000 worth of in-kind support for business development training from VSO partners to help him build his business by accessing influential markets within West Africa.

Cisco to Invest USD 15 million in Venture Capital Fund Redpoint e.Ventures to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Brazil

The fund will invest primarily in technology and digital economy early stage Brazilian startups
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(3BL Media) Sao Paulo, Brazil - July 24, 2012 - Cisco announced today the investment of USD 15 million in the venture capital fund Redpoint e.ventures Brazil, RPeV, a joint venture between Redpoint and BV Capital/e.ventures, two successful venture capital funds based in Silicon Valley. The locally managed and operated RPeV fund is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The fund has closed USD 130 million on July 19th, with Cisco committing $15 million.

The new venture capital fund will focus on early-stage investments in Brazil, a key market for Cisco.  

Genuine Leadership Comes From MERIT*

New global leadership talent programme gets ready to launch.
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The world needs leaders, and more than ever leaders with a strong moral compass.

Newsbyte: SAP Introduces Social Sabbatical Program to Foster Leadership Development

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(3BL Media) Walldorf, Germany - July 10, 2012 - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a social sabbatical program as an innovative learning opportunity for SAP employees to contribute their time and talent to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses in emerging markets.

Manpower Promotes Business for Middle East Youth; Center for Resource Solutions Seeks Conference Papers; KPMG Foundation Supports Minority Accounting Students - CSR Minute for July 3, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Volunteer profile: Michelle Velez - helping today's students become tomorrow's entrepreneurs

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"As most people who volunteer will tell you, you always get more than you give."

Check out Michelle Velez's Volunteer Profile.

View more Volunteer Wall of Fame Profiles, here.

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"As most people who volunteer will tell you, you always get more than you give."

Check out Michelle Velez's Volunteer Profile.

View more Volunteer Wall of Fame Profiles, here.

Ernst & Young LLP joins Startup America to accelerate entrepreneurial growth

Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® award winners will mentor Startup America Partnership’s high-potential “Speedup” companies; substantial commitment is valued at more than $7.5 million.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - April 20, 2010 – Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) will work closely with the Startup America Partnership, the private-sector alliance launched at the White House on January 31, to accelerate the growth of Startup America’s high-potential “Speedup” entrepreneurial companies.

Startup America Partnership - Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

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The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a nonprofit that provides a first-class...

...entrepreneurship education for at-risk high school students from low-income communities, is launching new programs supporting young entrepreneurs and their teachers.

A Young Philadelphia Social Entrepreneur Reflects on Expanding her Career through Social Investment

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Kiley Smith, Assurance manager from Philadelphia, offers a first person account of how her experience as a Corporate Responsibility Fellow in Santiago, Chile in 2010. In a recent issue of the Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal she described the experience: "Not only was I helping a dynamic business achieve its goals for growth, I was adapting to a different culture, learning the nuances to doing business in an emerging market and finding ways to engage and energize a diverse management team."

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Kiley Smith, Assurance manager from Philadelphia, offers a first person account of how her experience as a Corporate Responsibility Fellow in Santiago, Chile in 2010. In a recent issue of the Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal she described the experience: "Not only was I helping a dynamic business achieve its goals for growth, I was adapting to a different culture, learning the nuances to doing business in an emerging market and finding ways to engage and energize a diverse management team."

Ernst & Young announces three-year sponsorship with Endeavor

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) LONDON, 6 July 2011 – Ernst & Young is delighted to announce a landmark three-year sponsorship with Endeavor, a not-for-profit organization that works with high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets to improve and grow their businesses with the goal of transforming emerging economies and establishing entrepreneurship as a leading force for sustainable economic development. 

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