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Two CSR Nonprofit Partners Win Tech Innovation Awards

by Austin Belisle
Blog

Two of Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) nonprofit grantees, Gooru and Worldreader, have won 2014 Tech Awards from the Tech Museum of Innovation for their work in applying technology to some of the world’s most urgent educational challenges.

Student Entrepreneurs Develop Smart Device for the Visually Impaired

by Austin Belisle
Blog

The city of Nancy was once the Art Nouveau capital of France. Today it is a smart city, incorporating tagging systems in its municipal infrastructure to give citizens access to data captured from traffic lights, bus systems, crosswalks, and more.

United Technologies Volunteers Get More Than They Give at Special Olympics Summer Games

UTC Celebrates 37 Years of Support for Special Olympics Connecticut
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Skies were clear and sunny all weekend long as 2,450 athletes and coaches enjoyed their time to shine at the Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games.

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland Program Helps Prepare Young People for the Real World with Funding from Baltimore’s Power Partnership IBEW Local 24 and NECA

IBEW Local 24’s and NECA’s Support of JA in a Day Program Impacted Nearly 500 Students
Press Release

June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JA) – part of the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs – received funding from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW Local 24) and the Maryland Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (Maryland NECA) to support its JA in a Day program.

Vote for Videos that Inspire Social Good

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Cisco is proud to sponsor the DoGooder Video Awards for the third year in a row. These awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good.

The submissions included a wide array of funny, moving, and informative videos that embraced strong storytelling to communicate important messages. It was a difficult task, but the DoGooder Team has chosen the finalists -- and now it’s up to the public to choose the winners.

CEDI Society Donates $5K to Winners of NYC "Battle of Boros" for Social Impact

Entrepreneur Matthew Henninger Gives Startups a Hand
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - MakeImpactNYC, a unique social good conference bringing together the NYC social impact economy, is pleased to announce that the CEDI Society, a civic engagement organization launching in early 2014, has offered a cash prize of $5,000 to the winners of the first-ever ‘Battle of the Boros’ social impact pitch competition.

Brands Harness the Power of the Ad to Tell Social Good Stories

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Corporate ads have long held the ability to make us laugh, cry or cheer, but the top ads of 2013 accomplished much more. They educated and inspired us around important social issues.

Companies Capture Consumers’ Hearts and Wallets with Holiday Cause Marketing

Almost three-quarters of Americans expect companies to support causes during the holiday season and will choose a gift that supports a cause over one that does not
Press Release

BOSTON, December 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday may be behind us, but with two weeks left in the holiday season, companies still need to find ways to attract the hearts and wallets of holiday shoppers. As holiday marketing reaches a crescendo, companies are turning to cause marketing to differentiate and prove their commitments to social and environmental issues. 

MakeImpactNYC Event Brings Together all of NYC for Good

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New York, December 4, 2013 /3BL Media / -  Announcing MakeImpactNYC 2014: Do Good in Your ‘Hood  the first-of-its kind “Five boroughs, one city, endless impact” event bringing together entrepreneurs and innovators from every part of New York City who are building a new social impact economy: New Yorkers who are improving the lives of their neighbors and communities through entrepreneurial solutions

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