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How to Make Your Social Impact Message Go Viral: Five Principles for Digital Engagement

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You know digital activism is more than a passing fad when technology giant Microsoft launches its new Nokia Lumia 735 phone with a social good activation. "The Selfie Collection" not only highlights the phone's ability to take improved selfies, but it also helps fight online bullying.

Enter the #Clicktivist: Americans Use Digital to Stand for Issues They Care About

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From the #IceBucketChallenge to apps like GoodGuide, Americans are taking to their phones, keyboards and touchscreens to learn and take a stand on issues they care about – and the result is powerful. We're proud to share the 2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study examining how Americans are engaging with social or environmental issues online.

Enter the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, No Coding Experience Required

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The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle school and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities.

Learn more at http://appchallenge.tsaweb.org/

Marks & Spencer Uses Mobile to Connect with Supply Chain Workers

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In a world where there are almost as many cell phone subscriptions (6.8 billion) as there are people (7 billion), it's no surprise companies are looking to this technology to not only to reach consumers, but also stakeholders throughout their supply chain.

How to Improve Safety, Accuracy and Productivity with Mobility

Aberdeen Report Identifies Benefits of Mobility That Extend Beyond Safety
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Mobility can be a powerful tool in the right hands. It saves operator time and bolsters labor productivity, provides a system of record with one-to-one accuracy verification, and limits incidents by granting employees access to data in real-time. However, there is more to a mobile initiative than giving an employee a mobile device and sending them on their way: they must have access to the right tools, and you must focus on the right areas of Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) to get the most out of your efforts. 

Kohler Believing In Better Blog: We Believe In Delivering Dignity

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We’re inspired by fellow innovators, fellow dreamers, fellow think-outside-the-boxers. So when we heard about Lava Mae, a San Francisco-based program designed to deliver showers to the city’s homeless population via mobile buses, we hopped onboard to see how we could help. (Full disclosure: because plumbing happens to be one of our specialties, it wasn’t too difficult of a decision.)
 
The old city buses, received through a donation program, were retrofitted with KOHLER products, from showers to sinks to toilets to grab bars.
 

Verizon Invests in ConnectED

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July 10, 2014

by Rose Stuckey Kirk

Rose Stuckey Kirk is President of the Verizon Foundation and Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship at Verizon

New WM Mobile App Provides High-Tech Way to Schedule Pickups

Solution designed for on-the-go customers who are away from the office
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HOUSTON, TX, May 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In today’s increasingly mobile world, customers for Waste Management’s large containers frequently find themselves in remote locations, far from a traditional office setting. Recognizing this, the company is introducing new functionality to its mobile account management app, providing these “roll-off” customers with the ability to schedule a pickup request from a compatible mobile device of their own. 

Breathing Easier in New York City

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The area known as “Asthma alley” stretches from the South Bronx through East Harlem and into Western Queens in Long Island City. It has one of the highest childhood asthma rates in New York and is surrounded by manufacturing sites, bridges and transportation hubs. On March 28th, numerous partners recognizing the community’s need for effective asthma care and treatment solutions gathered to unveil a newly renovated pediatric asthma mobile unit.

New National Research Indicates Teacher Professional Development Program to Integrate Mobile Technology May Have Positive Impact on Students’ Standardized Math Test Scores

Verizon, the Program’s Creator, and its partner, International Society for Technology in Education, to Launch Verizon Mobile Learning Academy to Train More Teachers Nationwide
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NEW CARROLLTON, Md., April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students’ standardized test scores and academic achievement.

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