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Hacking Foster Care & Changing Lives

How Symantec and Silicon Valley Children’s Fund are improving life outcomes for foster youth
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By: John Hogan, Vice President of Career Services, Silicon Valley Children’s Fund

23,000 foster youths age out of foster care with little or no support. Combining innovative technology with human connection and support, we can change this.

 – Sixto Cancel, CEO ThinkofUs.org and Foster Youth advocate

How Big Companies Can Push Nonprofits to Diversify Their Boards

There are many diverse employees that want to help local organizations–not just the CEO.
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With one of the most diverse boards in the technology industry, HP understands the value and importance of supporting broad age, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity across company and nonprofit board members. HP is proud to be both a sponsor of, and contributor to, this Better World Leadership Nonprofit Board Study, to help drive greater awareness of the board service as a catalyst for increasing diversity and inclusion, human capital development, and economic development.

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With one of the most diverse boards in the technology industry, HP understands the value and importance of supporting broad age, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity across company and nonprofit board members. HP is proud to be both a sponsor of, and contributor to, this Better World Leadership Nonprofit Board Study, to help drive greater awareness of the board service as a catalyst for increasing diversity and inclusion, human capital development, and economic development.

Symantec Educates One Million Students in STEM

Tenth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Symantec's Work to Make the World a Better, Safer Place
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As a global corporate citizen, Symantec believes in its shared responsibility to tackle issues that leverage its size, scale and expertise about the cyber security threat landscape to make the world a safer place. In its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report, Symantec shares what it has done over the past year – and where it is headed. Symantec is proud of the progress it has made so far and is committed to ongoing improvement.
 

Symantec Releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

Symantec Releases its FY16 Corporate Responsibility Report Demonstrating Its Commitment to Making the World a Better and Safer Place.
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The company invites its stakeholders to review the report and complete a brief stakeholder feedback survey. As an incentive, survey respondents can vote for one of three nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant.

Major Companies Weigh in on Proposition 1 Water Storage Investment Plan

Letter to California Water Commission Calls for Adoption of Regulations that Allow for Both Groundwater and Surface Water Projects of Varied Scale
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Scott Taylor of Symantec Named Savoy Top 100

EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary named among "Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America" for 2016
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Savoy Magazine has recognized Scott Taylor, Symantec’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” for 2016.

Symantec in Full Support of the White House’s Computer Science for All Initiative

We are proud the U.S. government is supporting computer science education in schools for it is a big step forward in achieving access for all.
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Computer Science (CS) education, particularly for underrepresented populations such as women and people of color, has been an area of focus for Symantec. We realize the importance of addressing those dire statistics facing our industry: women compose less than one-third of the technical employees, and African-Americans less than three percent, at some of the largest technology companies.

Share One Hour of Code with Someone You Know

By Stephen Trilling, Symantec's Chief Technology Officer
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December 7th-13th was special for the computer science world – it was Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek). CSEdWeek always falls around December 9th, the birthday of the legendary Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, in recognition of her amazing contributions to computer science.

Take 5 Challenge Accepted: December 2015

By Lora Phillips, Symantec's Director, Corporate Responsibility
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From fundraising for cancer, to facility improvement and cybersecurity training, Symantec employees around the world have accepted the Take 5 challenge and are making a difference in their communities.

The Time for Meaningful Action on Climate Change is Now

By Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer
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Climate change is one of the great challenges of our time, and the time for meaningful action on a global scale is now. At Symantec we believe moving to a low carbon economy requires innovation and cooperation. We hope others will join us in this important mission.”  - Michael A. Brown, Symantec President and CEO

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