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Cancer Support Community Honors AEG

Global nonprofit cites company’s innovative spirit
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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company in the world, was honored yesterday by Cancer Support Community (CSC) for its commitment to philanthropic efforts through the company’s long-standing partnership with Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer® initiative integrated into AEG’s Amgen Tour of California.

Four Need-to-Know Takeaways From the Cause Marketing Summit

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Last week, nonprofits and companies alike convened in New York City for the 4th Annual Cause Marketing Summit (CMS) – dedicated to unpacking Purpose-driven marketing, partnerships and the most engaging cause marketing campaigns of the past year. The one-day event featured the latest key insights from cause marketing experts on issues such as civil liberties, mental illness and STEM, as well as how the field continues to innovate to engage stakeholders around these critical issues.

Michigan High Schoolers ‘School’ FCA Employees for Earth Day

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Earth Day at the FCA US headquarters often brings out the “wild” in our employees, but this year, we were schooled on the ways in which we can do our part to help mitigate the effects of global climate change in our homes.

Farm to Table Event Spotlights Local Seattle-Area Farmers

Seattle Pacific University, Sodexo and Puget Sound Food Hub Farmers Cooperative give students a taste of new locally-sourced menu items
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SEATTLE, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Week 2018, Seattle Pacific University, the Puget Sound Food Hub and Sodexo, the university’s dining services partner, teamed up to launch its first-ever Farm to Table lunch event.  The event will give students a taste of new locally-sourced menu items and an opportunity to connect directly with Seattle-area farmers to learn first-hand about the menu’s ingredients.

Doing Our Part to Fight Plastic Pollution

by Trisa Thompson, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
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In 2008, Dell started using post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from water bottles and milk jugs in our products. In 2013, we took it a step further and started putting plastics from e-waste recovered via Dell’s recycling programs back into new products.

The Top 10 Classroom-Ready Computational Thinking Resources for K-12

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By Dacia Jones, Professional Development Specialist at Discovery Education

The need to prepare students for the future of work is now imperative. To address essential 21st century skills in our nation’s K-12 school system, educators are turning toward a new framework for problem-solving: computational thinking.

Tyson Foods’ Workforce Education Initiative Continues to Expand

Upward Academy surpasses 100,000 instructional hours
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Tyson Foods’ Upward Academy, an in-plant education program that provides classes at no cost, recently surpassed 100,000 hours of instruction to more than 1,000 of the company’s team members.

Upward Academy launched in 2016 at one of the company’s plants in Springdale, Arkansas, and is now offered in 27 facilities in Arkansas, Missouri, Texas and North Carolina. Forty plants are projected to offer the program by the end of September 2018, and expansion will continue over the next several years to cover the company’s entire footprint.

Caterpillar Partners With FIRST to Build a Better World

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Caterpillar is dedicated to building a global engineering talent pipeline, critical not only to our continued global growth and competitiveness, but also to the success of our communities. Caterpillar encourages students around the world to pursue STEM careers by investing significantly in STEM programs and initiatives.

The JetBlue Foundation Empowers Tech and Innovation-Focused Programs by Providing Grants for STEM Initiatives

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Major Grants Awarded to Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, Lower Eastside Girls Club, EnCorps, Orlando Science Center and Project Scientist to Help Their STEM Programs Take Flight

Seed Grants Provided to Help Up-and-Coming Programs Take Flight

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Major Grants Awarded to Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, Lower Eastside Girls Club, EnCorps, Orlando Science Center and Project Scientist to Help Their STEM Programs Take Flight

Seed Grants Provided to Help Up-and-Coming Programs Take Flight

Detroit News: STEM Talent is Critical

Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe to Co-Chair the 2018 FIRST Robotics Championship in Michigan
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by Patti Poppe, President and CEO of Consumers Energy

This is an exciting time for Consumers Energy and the energy industry. We’re in the midst of unprecedented transformation. Technological advances are rapidly reshaping the way we do business.

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