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Coke Makes List of Best Global Companies to Work For

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Coca-Cola is among 25 multinationals recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute as the world's best global companies to work for.

“As a major sponsor of events like the Olympics and the World Cup, the company has given its employees an opportunity to serve as global ambassadors for the brand,” Fortune reports. Learn more: http://CokeURL.com/7dpnh

SAP Twitter Chat on Millennials & Social Entrepreneurship: #SAPsocent

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On Thursday, October 23rd at 9am PDT / Noon EST, TriplePundit and SAP led a Twitter Chat on millennials and social entrepreneurship at #SAPsocent. 

Volunteers of Legal Service Celebrates Pro Bono Week

Founder of Sweet Loren’s Highlights the Importance of Pro Bono Legal Assistance to Her Growing Business
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October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “[Pro bono legal assistance] allowed me to jump-start the business, and avoid the pitfalls that a lot of companies in the early stages can fall in. [The volunteer lawyers] were incredibly helpful in creating a contract with my factory that I was confident in and protected by—all which helped us scale.”

– Loren Brill, Founder, Sweet Loren’s

For World Sight Day, Watch Enactus Students Help Provide Affordable Eye Care

Celebrate World Sight Day and watch a video of Enactus students who help provide affordable eye care
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“By training villagers to diagnose common vision problems, you effectively create a dedicated workforce of micro-opticians that can make and sell glasses to people in their communities, while also providing for their families.”

-Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, talking about the project OneDollarGlasses by the Enactus Technical University of Munich team in Germany.

Your Business Idea Is Crazy. Why That's A Good Thing

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One of the young entrepreneurs supported by SAP CSR’s emerging entrepreneurship initiative has been featured on Inc.com.  The article,Your Business Idea Is Crazy. Why That's A Good Thing, highlights Solidarium, started by Tiago Dalvi at 19,  gained major backers like SAP and Endeavor, despite skepticism in the ideas of a young, relatively unknown business leader.

 

Indian Immersion: Trip Gives Bloggers Up-Close Look at Coke’s Women’s Empowerment Programs.

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This week, Hindustan Coca-Cola Bottlers Beverages, Ltd. (HCCB) welcomes eight mom bloggers to India for a first-hand look at Coke’s innovative efforts to empower women throughout its value chain. Over the next several days, the bloggers will visit five cities to observe how an estimated 131,000 women in local communities are benefitting from Coca-Cola programs.

SAP President Launches Student Entrepreneurship Program in India

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SAP has launched the Student Entrepreneurship Program of SAP University Alliances in India at the BMS College of Engineering (BMSCE) in Bangalore.

The announcement comes on the heels of the global launch of the program globally earlier this year. The SAP University Alliances program opens up the world of SAP to more than 1,800 universities in more than 80 countries worldwide.

Accenture Awards Leonard Cheshire Disability an Additional US$4.1 Million to Help Equip Persons with Disabilities with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, August 13, 2014/3BL Media/ – Accenture and Leonard Cheshire Disability today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the charity an additional US$4.1 million to build on and expand their Access to Livelihoods program, which increases the economic participation of persons with disabilities around the world.

100,000 Jobs Mission Companies Hire More than 160,000 U.S. Military Veterans through Second Quarter 2014

Coalition grows to 165 companies; Publishes Transition Field Guide for Veterans
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New York, Aug. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission hired a total of 161,752 U.S. military veterans through the second quarter of 2014. In addition, the coalition has grown from 11 founding members to 165 companies that represent almost every industry in the American economy.

"More companies have recognized the value of our coalition and are stepping up to make a difference in the lives of our nation's veterans," said Maureen Casey, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs for JPMorgan Chase.

Lilly: Better Health For Indiana

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Today’s guest blog comes from Jamal Greene, Global Bio-Medicines Six Sigma Black Belt and African American Network Chair.
 

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