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Corporations That Care, Part 3: The Tech Sector -The Minute

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The annual survey of corporate giving by the Chronicle of Philanthropy lists several tech corporations as among the most generous of all U.S. companies. The corporations that scored high donated between .02 percent of their pre-tax profit, recorded by IBM, and 1.4 percent, recorded by AT&T. AT&T donated $95 million to arts and culture, health, the United Way, education, and community development. Verizon gave $56 million for health and education issues and programs.

High School Students' Commitment Recognized in World's Largest Yearbook by Taco Bell Foundation for Teens™, Get Schooled and Viacom

Get Schooled Celebrity Ambassadors, including Diggy Simmons, Will Visit High Schools to Personally Notify Some Students of Their Acceptance Into The Yearbook
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IRVINE, Calif, May 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Say Cheese! It's back and bigger than ever. The Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™, together with Get Schooled and Viacom, are inviting teens to submit an entry into the second annual #TimesSquareYearbook project. To participate, students are asked to explain how they have lived up to their Graduate for Mas™ promise to graduate high school and submit their best photo for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be featured in the heart of New York City, thanks to the support of Viacom, a Get Schooled founding partner.

Caltech Announces New, Disruptive Innovation

Guest Blog by Thomson Reuters Sustainability
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Dr. Harry Atwater of Caltech is one of the world’s leading researchers of Applied Physics and Materials Science, specializing in technology related to photovoltaics and solar energy (1).

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Dell for its Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Stewardship and Employee Volunteerism

Michael Dell to Receive “Vision for America” Award that Salutes Corporate Commitment to Driving Positive Change and Lasting Impact in U.S. Communities
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STAMFORD, CT, May 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful announced today that Dell Inc. is the recipient of the national nonprofit’s prestigious “Vision for America” Award. This national award recognizes a U.S. company’s significant accomplishments in leading sustainability initiatives in communities across the country.

Joanne Jaxtimer to be Honored by The Home for Little Wanderers at Voices & Visions 2014

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BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Joanne Jaxtimer, BNY Mellon New England Regional Executive, will be honored for her philanthropic commitment by

The Home for Little Wanderers at its Voices & Visions gala, which will be held on Wednesday, May 21 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

CECP Presents 2014 Excellence Award to Direct Relief for Exemplary Collaboration with FedEx

Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Caremark, Recognized as a Force for Good
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New York, NY, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ CECP, a coalition of 150 CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, presented its 2014 Directors’ Award to humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief for its collaboration with FedEx. Their joint program Ensuring Access to Health During Emergencies

What Makes a Company a Great Corporate Citizen?

Congratulations to the companies on CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2014 list!
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Isn’t that a question for the ages? Fortunately, we have some help in determining the elements that make for great corporate citizenship, as well as identifying the companies that are doing the best job living up to these expectations.

Three Children International Youth Selected as Finalists for the CYFI Youth Award in the Category of Entrepreneurship

Children International Youth Will Attend the 2014 CYFI Youth Meeting at the United Nations and UNICEF Headquarters to Address Financial Inclusion and Economic Citizenship for Children and Youth
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Kansas City, MO, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Three Children International youth have been selected as finalists for the Children & Youth Finance International (CYFI) Youth Award in the category of Entrepreneurship. Two of these youth will travel to New York City on May 21-23 to participate in the CYFI Youth Meeting at the United Nations and UNICEF headquarters.

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan Names Samsung the Recipient of the 2014 Corporate Leadership Award

Samsung is honored for its children’s education programs
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NEW YORK, N.Y., May 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has named Samsung as the recipient of its 2014 Corporate Leadership Award, for the company’s programs supporting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning outside the classroom in a hand-on, community-based way.

Volkswagen Group Receives World Environment Center’s 30th Anniversary Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development in 2014

Award recognizes Volkswagen’s holistic approach to sustainability
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Washington, D.C., May 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Volkswagen Group has earned the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 30th Anniversary Gold Medal award for its comprehensive commitment to environmental preservation and eco-mobility. Christian Klingler, member of the Board of Directors of Volkswagen Group of America, and member of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management responsible for Sales & Marketing, accepted the award in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 15, 2014.

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