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Benevity Delivers the Industry’s Most Inclusive Corporate Giving and Volunteering Solution

Award-winning employee engagement software meets WCAG 2.00 AA standards for accessibility
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Calgary, AB – October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced today that its award-winning enterprise solution, Spark, now meets WCAG 2.0 AA standards.

Global Organizations Align on Societal Engagement Trends, Seeing Commonalities From Asia to Europe and Africa

Local authorities from CECP’s Global Exchange cite levering assets, purpose, support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and digitization as top of mind for large companies around the world
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Further reinforcing world-wide trends seen over the last year among some of the world’s largest companies, affiliates of the Global Exchange, a network from CECP: The CEO Force for Good, have identified four key areas of focus taking root: Levering Assets, infusing Purpose throughout the business, broader support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and Digital Adoption and Integration in multiple areas. 

Charging Gets a Boost From Ridesharing EVs

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It’s a classic chicken-and-egg scenario: buy an EV once there is a lot of charging infrastructure and build EV charging infrastructure once there are a lot of EVs.

Arrow Hosts Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Counsel

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Arrow Electronics’ global headquarters campus located just outside Denver was one of five stops on the Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Counsel’s (MPMSDC) annual bus tour event last month.

HP School Cloud Brings Digital Learning Resources to Schools Without Internet

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The HP School Cloud is a hybrid cloud appliance, meaning it acts as both an advanced wireless router and state-of-the-art file and content server. Each device will leverage a range of free, open source educational material from OpenStax—with more Open Education Resource partners to be announced later this fall. Schools without Internet access can simply install an HP School Cloud, turn it on, and let students dive into millions of e-textbooks and thousands of lessons on reading, science, mathematics, and more.

De Beers Partners With Local Institutions to Provide Free Wifi to Young People

A partnership involving De Beers Group has brought free wifi to the Oppenheimer Park in Kimberley to help scores of young South Africans without access to the internet.
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A partnership involving De Beers Group has brought free wifi to the Oppenheimer Park in Kimberley to help scores of young South Africans without access to the internet.

The wifi coverage is sponsored by De Beers Group, the Sol Plaatje University and the Sol Plaatje local municipality. It will also take in the nearby Luka Jantjie university building and the Northern Cape TVET [Technical and Vocational Education and Training] College.

No Internet? No Problem: HP’s New Solutions to Bridge the Digital Divide

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Blog

In developed countries, classrooms increasingly embrace accelerating innovation. Schools are adopting technologies like AR/VR devices, 3D printing and massive online open courses (MOOCs). Advancements in technology help students collaborate and create like never before, and allow educators to individualize lesson plans and monitor progress with unprecedented insight – ultimately preparing their pupils for success in the digital age.

Unreasonable Impact | How Agrivi Is Using Technology to Empower Farmers Across the Globe

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Last month, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group host the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

In our final profile of companies taking part, we hear from Matija Zulj, Founder and CEO of Agrivi, about using technology to empower farmers across the globe.

What inspired you to found Agrivi?

Instructor Certification Opens Doors for Women in IT

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Inspired to understand the technology behind multiplayer games, Veronika Klauzova turned a passion for technology into a career. Teaching Cisco CCNA courses at the Technical University of Košice in the Slovak Republic led to a job as a Customer Support Engineer at Cisco.

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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Inspired to understand the technology behind multiplayer games, Veronika Klauzova turned a passion for technology into a career. Teaching Cisco CCNA courses at the Technical University of Košice in the Slovak Republic led to a job as a Customer Support Engineer at Cisco.

Texas College Academy Sees Record Enrollment Growth

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Jerry Mesquita partnered with local businesses to transform a Cisco Networking Academy program at a community college and make it one of the most successful academies in the world. He inspires instructors and students to transform their lives by preparing them for careers.

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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Jerry Mesquita partnered with local businesses to transform a Cisco Networking Academy program at a community college and make it one of the most successful academies in the world. He inspires instructors and students to transform their lives by preparing them for careers.

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