First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.
Award reflects Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
BANGALORE , February 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Quest Alliance India today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Quest Alliance India an additional grant of US$623,000 to help the organization provide approximately 3,000 disadvantaged young people with career and workplace skills. The grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Quest Alliance India to more than US$950,000 since 2009.
More than 1,500 Schools Mark Second Annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl Competition; 4.5 Million Pounds of Recyclables Recovered
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, today announced the winners of “Recycle-Bowl,” the first nationwide recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students. Recycle-Bowl, sponsored by Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), reached more than 900,000 students across America with schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia competing.
In partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), the Center for Strategic and International Studies will be hosting a live-streamed conversation about global trends in youth development on Tuesday, February 12 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. E.T. Jennifer Silberman, VP of Corporate Responsibility for Hilton Worldwide will be joining the panel discussion.
Chris Nassetta, President & CEO of Hilton Worldwide, stops by Reuters Davos Today at the World Economic Forum to discuss the economy and Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to youth. To hear what Chris Nassetta has to say about the industry’s impressive projected pipeline of growth and its plans to prevent a “lost generation” click here.
More young ballplayers have opportunity to learn and play thanks to Chevrolet’s funding through CBS EcoMedia’s advertising program
Compton, Ca., February 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy in Compton now has new lighting for its youth league and softball fields and batting cages thanks to advertising by Chevrolet, the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, on CBS through EcoMedia. Chevrolet’s funding for the infrastructure improvements as well as other essential new baseball equipment will help the MLB Urban Youth Academy serve more young athletes by enabling extended service hours for coaching and training programs.
Feb. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona, to support the group’s women’s empowerment program.
SARRC’s Young Women’s Empowerment Series: Education and Support for Women with Autism Spectrum Disorders, is a new program that focuses on women 18 and older who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.