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Deloitte Launches the Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion

Enabling employees to bring their 'authentic self' to work is critical in today's business environment
Press Release

WESTLAKE, Texas, March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Representatives from Fortune 500 companies, government, non-profits and academia examined the evolution of inclusive workplaces at the recent launch of the Deloitte University (DU) Leadership Center for Inclusion. The more than 250 attendees discussed a wide range of inclusion issues including minority recruiting, veteran hiring, attracting and retaining lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender talent, and growing the number of women in science, technology, engineer and math (STEM) fields.

Verizon Wireless Announces Educational Empowerment Program with Local High Schools

Program designed to empower high school students for college, career success
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• Program designed to empower high school students for college, career success 
• Verizon Wireless providing free service on Samsung Galaxy Tab devices during four-month program, using Edmodo Android app, an online social learning network
• First-place winning team (3 students) to receive $5,000 scholarships, Verizon Wireless internships and Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Press Release

• Program designed to empower high school students for college, career success 
• Verizon Wireless providing free service on Samsung Galaxy Tab devices during four-month program, using Edmodo Android app, an online social learning network
• First-place winning team (3 students) to receive $5,000 scholarships, Verizon Wireless internships and Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Domtar commandite la nuit mondiale du livre aux États-Unis

Une campagne mondiale, qui vise à encourager la lecture, fera don de 500 000 livres en distribuant des classiques et de nouvelles parutions à de nouveaux lecteurs.
Press Release

Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.

Global Campaign to Encourage Reading Will Donate 500,000 Free Books Across America, Putting Wide-Range of Classics and New Titles in the Hands of New Readers
Press Release

Union Pacific Dispatching Director's Book Teaches Rail Safety

Multimedia with summary

A book written by Deb Ashworth, director-train management at Union Pacific's Harriman Dispatching Center in Omaha, and her daughter aims to teach young Nebraskans about the Cornhusker State's rich history as well as also railroad safety.

eQ video: All about Sappi's eQ

Overview of Sappi's eQ
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See how Sappi's sustainability brand, eQ, can help elevate your environmental knowledge. From the eQ Journal to our eQ interactive Tool, Sappi is committed to providing you with the most fact-based and topical information around sustainability. Published Oct. 6 2011.

For more, check out Sappi's eQ microsite.

 

City Year, AT&T Team Up to Keep Kids in School and On Track to Succeed

AT&T contributes more than $1 million to dropout prevention initiative
Press Release

BOSTON, Mass, March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - City Year, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in high-need urban schools, is teaming up with AT&T to help keep students in school and on track to succeed.

Earth Hour 2013

Blog

How much time are you willing to dedicate to reducing your carbon footprint? A lifetime? A year? A week?

How about an hour?

Earth Hour, that is. Whether you’re just beginning your quest to live greener or you’re a seasoned veteran of reducing, reusing and recycling, participating in Earth Hour is a great way to raise awareness about climate change, global warming and environmental issues!

Conflict Minerals Compliance: Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry. Are you Gambling with the Cornerstone of Your Conflict Minerals Compliance Program?

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If you have initiated your conflict minerals compliance program, you likely began your process by carefully filtering your products to identify those that may contain gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) necessary to functionality or production. Based on this focused list, you are now ready to initiate a Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) by working with companies throughout your supply chain.

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