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.
Get Schooled Celebrity Ambassadors, including Diggy Simmons, Will Visit High Schools to Personally Notify Some Students of Their Acceptance Into The Yearbook
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.
Michael Dell to Receive “Vision for America” Award that Salutes Corporate Commitment to Driving Positive Change and Lasting Impact in U.S. Communities
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.
Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Caremark, Recognized as a Force for Good
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
Congratulations to the companies on CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2014 list!
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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
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.
Samsung is honored for its children’s education programs
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.
Award recognizes Volkswagen’s holistic approach to sustainability
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.