Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Save the Children today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional US$3.2 million to build upon Accenture-supported projects in China that create job skills training and placement opportunities for disadvantaged and at-risk young people.
Exhibition at National Building Museum explores natural hazard risks and mitigation strategies
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ — An exhibition sponsored by AECOM that explores natural disaster risks and mitigation strategies has opened at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
The Designing for Disaster exhibition is an engaging, multimedia call-to-action for citizen preparedness — from design professionals and local decision-makers to homeowners and school children. The exhibition will remain on view through Aug. 2, 2015.
Local CITGO Marketer Exceeds Target in Annual MDA Fundraising Campaign
TRUMBULL, CT, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Partnering with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in the fight against neuromuscular disease since 2003, local CITGO Marketer Consumers Petroleum and its Wheels convenience stores raised nearly $34,000 for MDA in its annual shamrock mobile campaign. During the six-week promotion, Wheels locations and independent dealers across Connecticut, including 11 CITGO-branded locations, encouraged customers to purchase paper shamrock mobiles.
We talk to a lot of folks who have one major concern about an online corporate giving program. They worry that once all requests are managed online, they might lose that personal touch. Gone would be the friendly follow up call, the personal email or handwritten note. Once the system goes online, everything is automated, is the common fear. Depending on the solution you choose, nothing could be further from the truth.
Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP, has an expansive approach to philanthropy. He has donated $3.3 billion to charity, and his foundation Bloomberg Philanthropies is ranked among the most innovative organisations in the U.S. Bloomberg is willing to finance programs that could be controversial if they fail because he is willing to take risks and try new things.
Students, teachers and principals were honored in Washington, D.C. alongside Congress and White House officials after winning a $2 million nationwide STEM education competition
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Samsung brought the winners of the $2 million Solve for Tomorrow STEM education competition to meet with Congressional and White House leaders in Washington D.C. Check out the video for a behind-the-scenes look.
Participants will create video messages for cancer patients in need, as part of Giving Comfort
LAS VEGAS, NV, May 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As part of a McKesson national sales meeting in Las Vegas this week, Giving Comfort – a program of the McKesson Foundation that provides care packages to low-income cancer patients – will record and collect inspirational videos from attendees to share with cancer patients and caregivers nationwide.
Annual Update Highlights Company's Sustained Commitments to Employees, Community and Environment as Its Business Evolves
BELLEVUE, Wash., May 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR), a leader in automated retail, today released its third annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, which outlines its 2013 efforts and long-term goals to cultivate an exceptional workplace, support local communities, and reduce environmental impacts. The report is now available online at outerwall.com/responsibility.