Founder of Sweet Loren’s Highlights the Importance of Pro Bono Legal Assistance to Her Growing Business
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.”
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.
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.
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 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.
Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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.
Coalition grows to 165 companies; Publishes Transition Field Guide for Veterans
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.
Applications Open in Europe to harness the ideas, talent and passion of the European startup ecosystem and accelerate Internet of Everything (IoE) innovation
VIENNA, July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Cisco and Pioneers, the global community for entrepreneurship, science and technology, announced today the opening of application entries to the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) Program for the first time in Europe. This marks the next phase of the Cisco EIR Program, first announced in August 2013, for early-stage entrepreneurs working on the next big idea for the Internet of Everything (IoE), security, big data/analytics, Smart Cities and other transformational opportunities.