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Western Union Gives $2.7M to Non-profits; 13 Bay Area Companies Join CA Best Buildings Challenge; Green Living Holds First Green Jobs Forum - CSR Minute for September 24, 2012

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The Western Union Foundation has given more than $2.7 million to 63 charitable organizations in 21 countries during the first six months of 2012. The grants were targeted to create economic opportunity or to provide relief from natural disasters. Western Union employees who volunteer with NGOs and who participate in the Foundation’s partnership with the Ashoka program recommended half of the non-profits that received funding.

Accenture Grants Ashoka France US$962,000 to Equip People Across Europe with Job Readiness and Entrepreneurial Skills

Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
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(3BL Media) Paris, France - September 10, 2012 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Ashoka France today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Ashoka a grant of US$962,000 to help thousands of underprivileged people gain the job readiness and entrepreneurial skills they need to enter the workforce.

Accenture Grants Plan International an Additional US$3.65 Million to Equip Young Adults in Thailand and Indonesia with Skills

Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
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(3BL Media) New York, NY - September 6, 2012 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Plan International today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Plan International an additional grant of US$3.65 million – distributed over a three year period – to help provide approximately 7,100 disadvantaged young adults in Thailand and Indonesia with the technical, vocational and entrepreneurial skills necessary to find employment or build a busines

Lansing regional General Motors plants and GM Foundation award $20,000 grant to American Cancer Society

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(3BL Media) September 4, 2012 - Working in partnership the the General Motors Foundation, two Lansing-area GM plants awarded a grant to the local American Cancer Society last week, according to a media release.

Helping Students Graduate: One Community at a Time

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At AT&T, we’re all about raising the bar. In education, that means being part of a national movement to set big goals for improving student success. It’s an effort that starts locally, at the school around the corner or the community center down the street. 

Youth Learning Grant Program Opens in US

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Dell is looking for partners to help young people discover new possibilities. Why? Because we know that in a connected economy, when students have access to the right technologies and tools, they are able to master the skills they need for success in school, work – and in life tomorrow. As the strategic giving manager, I have seen first-hand how energized the youth become with our technology and a great example is from one of the poorest neighborhoods in Austin.

UPS Announces Global Forestry Initiative

Almost $2 Million in Grants to Support Tree Planting and Forest Preservation
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Nearly $2 million in new environmental grants will be distributed by The UPS Foundation in collaboration with some of the world's leading environmental organizations to manage and preserve forests in the U.S., Belgium, Canada, Brazil and China. The company will provide both financial and employee volunteer support.

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Nearly $2 million in new environmental grants will be distributed by The UPS Foundation in collaboration with some of the world's leading environmental organizations to manage and preserve forests in the U.S., Belgium, Canada, Brazil and China. The company will provide both financial and employee volunteer support.

$1.2 Million Grant Funds Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

National Semiconductor “Power of Education” Initiative Supports Education, Teacher Development
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) SANTA CLARA, Calif. – August 2, 2011 – National Semiconductor Foundation recently partnered with organizations around the world in an effort to bolster science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in academia – from teacher development to hands-on classroom learning. 

Audubon and REI Foundation Expand Innovative Nature Education Program

Initiative Engages Communities in Saint Louis, San Francisco, Brooklyn and suburban Philadelphia
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The National Audubon Society and The REI Foundation are kicking off the second phase of an innovative collaboration launched last year. The initiative seeks to make hands-on nature experiences engaging and accessible for people of all backgrounds – including residents of underserved communities.

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The National Audubon Society and The REI Foundation are kicking off the second phase of an innovative collaboration launched last year. The initiative seeks to make hands-on nature experiences engaging and accessible for people of all backgrounds – including residents of underserved communities.

The UPS Foundation Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Community Grants

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The UPS Foundation awarded 13 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates with $10,000 community improvement grants, each supporting programs across the country that address recycling, beautification and community greening, litter prevention and waste reduction.

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The UPS Foundation awarded 13 Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates with $10,000 community improvement grants, each supporting programs across the country that address recycling, beautification and community greening, litter prevention and waste reduction.

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