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CSRminute: Oracle Intros New Sustainability Software; Verso Paper Wins Award from Sustainable Forestry Initiative

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

CSRminute: Nippon Paint + BASF Launch eColor; Pacific Continental Bank Wins Top Ten Award from Portland Business Journal

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

CGI: Accelerating 21st Century Education in Kenya

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Last year at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, the Government of Kenya and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a collaborative project focused on improving education in up to 60 primary and secondary schools in Kenya. This was an incredible announcement for a number of reasons, including the fact that students and teachers in that region would now finally have access to relevant and engaging education technology and content.

Microsoft works with Demi and Ashton in new initiative to protect children

Today, at the Clinton Global Initiative, Microsoft joins the DNA Foundation to announce their partnership in combating child sex trafficking online.
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The Department of Justice estimates that between 150,000 and 300,000 children are being trafficked today in the U.S. alone; since 2003, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) has reviewed and analyzed approximately 30 million images of child sexual abuse.

At today’s press conference, Pamela Passman, corporate vice president for  Global Corporate Affairs, Microsoft, stood up with the DNA Foundation to unveil Microsoft’s participation in the technology task force, a group of leading technology companies that have come together to work on ways to put technology to work fighting those terrible statistics.

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The Department of Justice estimates that between 150,000 and 300,000 children are being trafficked today in the U.S. alone; since 2003, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) has reviewed and analyzed approximately 30 million images of child sexual abuse.

At today’s press conference, Pamela Passman, corporate vice president for  Global Corporate Affairs, Microsoft, stood up with the DNA Foundation to unveil Microsoft’s participation in the technology task force, a group of leading technology companies that have come together to work on ways to put technology to work fighting those terrible statistics.

CGI: Teachers are the key to providing children with quality education

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In 2008, we announced a commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to train 10 million teachers by 2015. We undertook this goal, because we believe that every child has the right to a quality education. Throughout the course of a child’s education, there is perhaps no more important influence than the teachers that guide, nurture, and inspire learning.

CGI: Helping Girls in Kenya to Give Back

by Linda Lockhart, Managing Director, Global Give Back Circle
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Imagine you are a disadvantaged girl in Kenya, categorized as coming from the bottom of the economic pyramid. Imagine you grew up sleeping in a hut made from mud and dung, and next to you, in another hut your grandparents kept a cow, some chickens and maybe a goat. Imagine that you lost both parents, within a 12-month period, when you were just five.

CGI: Supporting Skills, Content and Context in Local Communities

by Akhtar Badshah
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A major focus of our global programs is about providing individuals around the world with access to information and communications technology (ICT) – what some still call digital inclusion or “closing the digital divide.” We aren’t a hardware infrastructure provider, so achieving the goal of increasing access requires deep partnerships. It goes beyond the nuts and bolts (or wires and airwaves) to skills, content and context.

Microsoft launches Bing REDU to help improve America’s education system

Bing REDU is part of Microsoft’s vision for improving education by using technology to connect, engage, explore and create
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There is a national crisis taking place in education. There are lots of voices participating – from government officials to teachers and parents and students themselves – but no single place to unify, empower and inspire everyone to help. Today Microsoft is launching REDU, a “home room” on the web for people who want to join in the conversation and take action to improve America’s education system.

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There is a national crisis taking place in education. There are lots of voices participating – from government officials to teachers and parents and students themselves – but no single place to unify, empower and inspire everyone to help. Today Microsoft is launching REDU, a “home room” on the web for people who want to join in the conversation and take action to improve America’s education system.

Microsoft launches nonprofit grant program

Grant program supports nonprofits offering skills training and job placement
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Microsoft has launched the Elevate America community initiative, a new grant program that will support nonprofit organizations offering employment services, including technology skills training and job placement, in local communities across the United States. To support this initiative, we are committing $4 million in cash, $6 million in software and technology skills training curriculum over the next two years.

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Microsoft has launched the Elevate America community initiative, a new grant program that will support nonprofit organizations offering employment services, including technology skills training and job placement, in local communities across the United States. To support this initiative, we are committing $4 million in cash, $6 million in software and technology skills training curriculum over the next two years.

Honoring those who support people in need on World Humanitarian Day

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The international humanitarian community is facing new challenges spawned by climate change, chronic poverty, food crisis, water and energy scarcity, migration, population growth, urbanization, pandemics, and natural disasters. While much has been achieved, the challenges faced by many millions of people around the world are still daunting and the need for effective humanitarian action is greater than ever.

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