MIND Research Institute’s mission is to ensure that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world’s most challenging problems. ST Math is a U.S. based, award-winning visual instructional program that includes more than 35,000 puzzles, with interactive representations of math topics that align to all state standards. With visual learning, there are no language barriers, so the program is accessible to all students, regardless of skill level or language background.
May 5th is just around the corner, and we wanted to ensure you knew about this groundbreaking day of giving and unity in support of communities affected by COVID-19. We also want to share the tools you need to make this day as successful as its December counterpart.
By Claire McCarthy Global Director Sustainability, Security & Safety
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. On the first event in 1970, over 20 million Americans took to the streets in protest calling for increased protections for the planet. A collective generation asked for cleaner water, cleaner air, healthier ecosystems, and an overall healthy, sustainable environment. By the end of 1970, the US Environmental Protection Agency had been created and the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act were all passed into law.
We are excited to announce the kick off of our Digital Summit Series, hosted by CyberGrants team members, and covering pertinent topics impacting Corporate Social Responsibility leaders. These 45-minute web-based strategic discussions will focus on current social impact topics and provide the audience opportunities for learning and information gathering.
Joining the conversation, we will include guest speakers to share industry knowledge and experiences, and voice their thoughts on issues impacting philanthropy today.
With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, places matter to the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings and stronger organizations.
Using your own reusable bag at the grocery store is a less wasteful practice that many Americans have adopted to reduce the use of plastic bags. However, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reusable bags are being shunned at some grocery stores over concerns that these bags could potentially introduce COVID-19 to their stores, employees and other shoppers. While there is little to substantiate this concern¹, here are some tips to continue protecting the planet and each other:
by Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest and former Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
One thing I hear loud and clear from our community of female investors at Ellevest is the desire to help each other during this crisis. Some of us will donate our time, others our money. I think there’s another thing to consider doing: continue to shift capital to investments that are better for women. Because as we come out of this crisis, the same global issues that existed before COVID-19 will exist afterward — and in some cases, in a more pronounced way.
Strategies for adapting programs and purposefully engaging employees
April is Volunteer Month, but with the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling many in-person/community volunteer opportunities, there are other ways to make an impact - virtually and remotely - during this time of social distancing. How do we continue to support the operation of nonprofit organizations - balancing their needs, your resources and current limitations imposed on us by COVID-19?