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Electrify! with Paras Jain & Ajay Jain

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Paras Jain and Ajay Jain discuss their app, Electrify.

 

Electrify says it puts energy efficiency information and tools in consumers’ hands. With a variety of calculators to show clear savings and a wealth of information from the Department of Energy, users can see the clear upsides of green tech. 
 
The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency benefit to smartphone users. Interested in learning more? Click here for a video about the contest.
 
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Paras Jain and Ajay Jain discuss their app, Electrify.

 

Electrify says it puts energy efficiency information and tools in consumers’ hands. With a variety of calculators to show clear savings and a wealth of information from the Department of Energy, users can see the clear upsides of green tech. 
 
The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency benefit to smartphone users. Interested in learning more? Click here for a video about the contest.
 
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Lilly Provides Additional Funding to Infectious Disease Research Institute to Identify New Tuberculosis Therapies

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Seattle, WA – December 8, 2011 – Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that it is providing more than $4 million in additional funding to the Infectious Disease Research Institute. The funding will allow IDRI to continue its early phase drug discovery efforts focused on identifying new and better therapies in the fight against tuberculosis, including multidrug-resistant strains known as MDR-TB.

AT&T "Power Your Future" Sustainability Mobile App Contest

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The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency benefit to smartphone users. By Dec. 9, 2011, vote on any of four finalist apps at http://att.promo.eprize.com/app, and get automatically enrolled for a chance to win one of ten $100 gift cards being given away this month. AT&T will promote the winning app in AT&T stores around the country. The developer of the winning app will receive a $20,000 grand prize, and the first runner-up will receive $5,000. Interested in learning more? Click here for a video about the contest.

 

Press Release

The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency benefit to smartphone users. By Dec. 9, 2011, vote on any of four finalist apps at http://att.promo.eprize.com/app, and get automatically enrolled for a chance to win one of ten $100 gift cards being given away this month. AT&T will promote the winning app in AT&T stores around the country. The developer of the winning app will receive a $20,000 grand prize, and the first runner-up will receive $5,000. Interested in learning more? Click here for a video about the contest.

 

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 2011 Integral Fellows Award Winners

Bill and Melinda Gates present three nonprofit leaders with grants and support from the Microsoft Alumni Foundation
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Seattle, WA – November 17, 2011 – Last night, at the Microsoft Alumni Foundation 2011 Celebration, Bill and Melinda Gates recognized the nominees, finalists and three award-winning Microsoft alumni as the 2011 Integral Fellows.  This is the third annual Foundation celebration honoring former Microsoft employees who have used their talents, time, and resources to make a meaningful difference in the daily lives of others.

Harvard Professor Chris Dede Encourages Teachers to Embrace Mobile Learning Devices to Engage More Students

In an Exclusive Interview for Verizon Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, Dede Calls for Schools to Evolve to Meet Needs of Global Innovation Economy
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In an exclusive interview for the Verizon Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, Dr. Chris Dede, the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard Graduate School of Education, discusses how technologies like cell phones, tablets, digital games and virtual worlds used for learning can add to a teacher’s repertoire.

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In an exclusive interview for the Verizon Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, Dr. Chris Dede, the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard Graduate School of Education, discusses how technologies like cell phones, tablets, digital games and virtual worlds used for learning can add to a teacher’s repertoire.

U.S. Venture Donates to Support Leonardo Academy’s Sustainable Transportation Initiatives

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - November 14, 2011 - Leonardo Academy recognizes U.S. Venture for its generous donation to support the outreach and education activities of Leonardo Academy’s Sustainable Transportation Program. This funding will help:

  • Create a repository of credible information on sustainable transportation.

LillyPad, Our Company Blog: Fighting MDR-TB, Together

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October 27th, 2011 | By: David Marbaugh

Bonjour! Greetings from Lille, France, where we just announced the third stage of The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership, our program to help fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis – a disease that kills more than 150,000 people each year.

Treatable and preventable – and virtually eradicated in the U.S. – MDR-TB typically afflicts people in low-to middle-income countries. Like the name implies, MDR-TB is resistant to most antibiotics that work against TB.

Lilly Foundation Commits US $30 Million to The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership

Funding continues partnership’s fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Lille, France – October 27, 2011 – The Eli Lilly and Company Foundation has committed US $30 million in funding to further support The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership in its fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, a disease that disproportionately affects developing countries and kills more than 150,000 people each year. The announcement was made ahead of the opening of the 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Lille, France, later this week.

SAP Blog: Smart Phones and Mobile Devices Create Smooth Transactions in Rugged Terrain

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Our last stop in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana brought us to the Gumu Shea Processing Plant to see how the shea nuts are processed into butter, a key ingredient in many of the cosmetic products we purchase in the developed world. I doubt many of us take much time to contemplate where the butter originates and certainly not that it comes from the toil of the hands of rural women farmers in the outskirts of Tamale. 

Fair Trade Products Just a Click Away With New “Fair Trade Finder” Application

Fair Trade USA’s innovative application provides the first user-generated, national directory of Fair Trade Certified™ products and their purchase locations
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October is Fair Trade Month in the United States.  The month will be marked by education events, in-store sampling programs and online initiatives designed to increase awareness and sales of Fair Trade Certified products, ultimately leading to greater impact for farmers and workers in developing countries. The theme for the national awareness effort is Every Purchase Matters.

Just in time for Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA has launched the Fair Trade Finder application for Facebook, iPhone and Android.  The application helps consumers locate Fair Trade Certified products in nearby stores.

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October is Fair Trade Month in the United States.  The month will be marked by education events, in-store sampling programs and online initiatives designed to increase awareness and sales of Fair Trade Certified products, ultimately leading to greater impact for farmers and workers in developing countries. The theme for the national awareness effort is Every Purchase Matters.

Just in time for Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA has launched the Fair Trade Finder application for Facebook, iPhone and Android.  The application helps consumers locate Fair Trade Certified products in nearby stores.

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