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Cisco Case Study | Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: Who to Work With

by Laura Quintana
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This is the first article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Stay tuned for next week’s post on determining when and how long to engage.

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This is the first article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Stay tuned for next week’s post on determining when and how long to engage.

VIDEO: HP World on Wheels | Driving Digital Literacy Across India

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Providing underserved people with access to learning that boosts economic opportunity and employability requires technology combined with innovative thinking. The HP World on Wheels program is supporting digital literacy, providing education programming and entrepreneurship training, and connecting students, entrepreneurs, and community members to government programs.

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Host Annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood Event in Baltimore, Md.

Hundreds of volunteers to participate in community revitalization effort in Govans neighborhood; Work to include home renovations for low-income seniors, families with children and people with disabilities on 9/11 & 9/12; Community Resource Fair on 9/9
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit that rebuilds homes and communities for people in need throughout the country, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Baltimore, to lead its seventh annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Baltimore, Md.

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit that rebuilds homes and communities for people in need throughout the country, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Baltimore, to lead its seventh annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Baltimore, Md.

Mohawk Becomes Proud School Crasher in Community-Focused School Makeover Program

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CALHOUN, Ga. Aug. 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ — This summer, Mohawk Industries partnered with a Georgia-based credit union to “crash” four schools and give them makeovers in the fourth annual Georgia United Credit Union School Crashers℠ program.

School Crashers offers local schools the opportunity to apply for a facility makeover. In 2017, 330 schools submitted nominations for makeovers.

Domtar Sustainability: Unlocking the Secrets of Watergate

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A catch phrase often associated with the political intrigue of Watergate is “follow the money.” However, at Domtar, “following the money” is our way of unlocking the gate to improved water management.

Domtar is in the favorable position of having all of its mills located in areas with abundant water resources. While the company works diligently to maintain and improve the quality of the water in the rivers on which we depend, reducing our use of water has not historically been a high priority.

Domtar Sustainability: The Measure of a River

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“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it’’— may be one of the most oft-quoted mantras in business. Of course, the advice is just as important for governments. Just ask the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which is responsible for monitoring the health of the nation’s rivers and streams.

It is an ongoing challenge for this federal agency to secure the money required to maintain real-time monitoring stations across the country. Moreover, if the USGS stops executing this mission, the benefit of long-term water monitoring data is lost.

Wells Fargo Names Winners In Small Business Renovation Contest

Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis
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Wells Fargo today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design. Wells Fargo launched the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a premier nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities in need across the country, which will help complete the renovations.

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Wells Fargo today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design. Wells Fargo launched the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a premier nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities in need across the country, which will help complete the renovations.

VIDEO: HP World on Wheels | Digital Inclusion and Learning Labs

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Remote regions of emerging countries are often left behind in the connected global economy. HP is committed to build and deploy 48 mobile, self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs to help bridge this gap in rural India.

The program supports the Indian government’s Digital India initiative and aims to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people over the next six years. Bringing digital learning and community resources to millions in rural India, HP World on Wheels is opening doors and changing lives.

CEOs Respond to Charlottesville

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Along with so many across the nation, CECP was shocked by the events in Charlottesville earlier this month and yet encouraged by the actions of the CEOs of many of world’s largest corporations – most affiliated with this CECP network – that demonstrated that the courage and conviction of business can and should be a force for good.  

New Report Highlights the Need for Companies to Prioritize Water and Sanitation Across Global Supply Chains

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new report jointly commissioned by WBCSD, WaterAid and the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, uncovers key areas where businesses can drive substantial progress on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across supply chains.

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