February 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Caterpillar Foundation and Global Communities today announced a $4.4 million, three-year partnership to prepare youth in Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen for the labor market and job placement.
The Aspen Institute is sponsoring the 2013 Business and Society International MBA Case Competition for 25 partnering schools. Students will analyze a business case study focused on a real-life business decision being undertaken by a major company to explore the influence that well-managed business can have in society. Competitions at each of the schools will determine first place campus winners, from whom five finalist teams will be chosen.
Deadline to Submit Applications for PG&E Bright Minds™ Full Scholarships for College, University or Vocational School is February 28
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today reminded high school, community college and “non-traditional” students that applications for the utility’s Bright Minds™ Scholarship program are due by February 28, 2013. To date, PG&E has received over 1,200 applications from students throughout Northern and Central California.
-- Partnership includes career development panels, internships, resume development and other programs --
February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - (Miami) Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students. The partnership, which will include panels, internships, resume development and other programs, is designed to provide critical information on job and career skills and better prepare students to take advantage of available job opportunities in today’s economy.
Communities In Schools announced a $2 million contribution from AT&T that will boost the impact and sustainability of the entire Communities In Schools network.
ARLINGTON, Va., February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Communities In Schools (CIS), the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, today announced a $2 million contribution from AT&T that will boost the impact and sustainability of the entire Communities In Schools network.
Six-month intensive program offered by the International Society of Society Professionals and led by consulting veteran Jennifer Woofter is designed to help sustainability consultants launch new practices and take existing businesses to next level
PORTLAND, Ore., February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is currently accepting participants in their 2013 Consultants Cohort program, which is designed to help sustainability consultants launch successful practices.
Education Receives Highest Percentage of Corporate Giving
MONTREAL, February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A sign of a potential economic rebound, average amount requested in sponsorship proposals increased in 2012 globally according to data from the latest SPONSORIUM Report.
Social cause gaming, or the use of games to promote awareness of societal problems, has been growing since pioneer online projects like Food Force, the United Nations World Food Program’s 2005 game about confronting famine, and Darfur Is Dying, MTV’s 2006 offering in which players navigate the terrors of a Sudanese refugee camp.
Subsequent games have raised awareness of subjects like H.I.V., sex trafficking and political conflicts, among others.