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Invesco Cares Donates $54,000 for Student Technology and Supplies

Invesco Cares chapters provide back-to-school resources
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For our fourth consecutive year, Invesco Cares chapters across North America have banded together for Operation Backpack to help students thrive. We've donated a collective $54,000 to 11 schools and nonprofits benefiting local students. Each market received $6,000 to donate to organizations of their choice to support basic technology and school supply needs.

Cadbury Helps With Literacy in Africa

Empowering children through stories in their own language
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Only 2% of books published in South Africa are in local African languages, yet 80% of the population speaks a language other than English or Afrikaans.

Our Cadbury Dairy Milk brand wants to change this, with a little bit of glass and a half goodness. All children should get the chance to fall in love with reading, and what better way to do this, than by creating enchanting stories written in their own language.

The Auschwitz Institute Launches 'Corporate Foundations of Atrocity Prevention', Its First-ever Course for the Business Sector

This is an essential course for any business looking to take its human rights practices and policies one step further towards preventing atrocities in today's world. From October 25 to November 13, 2021 - Registration now open!
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August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG), we understand that not only States but also non-State actors, including corporations, play a significant role in society's economic and social life. While corporations have, throughout history, contributed in various ways to human rights violations and mass atrocities, corporations can also play a meaningful role in preventing human rights violations and mass atrocities in a given society.

CSR Intern Reflections: A Summer of Growth

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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I greatly value the fresh perspectives that interns bring into Keysight. I always learn something new, not only from the outcome of their assignments but also from how they approach challenges and opportunities in those assignments. I always feel that I have grown individually through my partnership with Keysight interns. 

Engaging New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Partners Welcome Students and Teachers Back to School

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SILVER SPRING, Md., August 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To welcome K-12 students and teachers back to school, Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—and leading corporate and community partners proudly introduce four new engaging, no-cost virtual field trips (VFTs). Debuting this September, these unique VFTs connect classroom learning to the people, places, and ideas shaping the world we live in.

When It Rains, It's Really Going to Pour: Getting a Handle on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities Through TCFD

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September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The impacts of climate change are real and the expectations on business are increasing. In the United States alone, the number of costly severe weather events has more than doubled since the 1980s. Companies, communities, and governments are adjusting to a new normal and a dynamic future. Investors are increasingly focused on how companies are adapting to the physical and regulatory changes that we’re seeing, and that’s where the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) comes in. 

Preparing Tomorrow's Innovators Today

We believe every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full academic and professional potential.
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Canadian Catherine Gelmini was 9 years old when she started FIRST® Robotics competitions. As a teen, her Dow-sponsored team, the Cyber Eagles, competed in the world championships three years in a row. Now, at 20, Gelmini is working at Dow’s Fort Saskatchewan facilities this summer while pursuing a career in science and education.

Her dream: to be a teacher and start her own robotics team.

Educators Engage Students With Immersive Learning Tools

Verizon Innovative Learning HQ offers free access to next-gen learning for all
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By: Ayana Byrd

Illumina Genomic Discoveries Program Brings Sophisticated Lab Experiences to High School Classrooms

Jessica Bosch fosters students’ love of science through the Illumina Genomic Discoveries program
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From a young age, Jessica Bosch knew she wanted to be a biology teacher. She always loved science, competing in science fairs in middle and high school. After high school, she went on to study cell molecular biology at San Diego State University and spent eight years in drug discovery research at biotech companies. But as much as she loved the science and lab-based work, she knew it was time to transition her passion and expertise into teaching.

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