Education CSR News

Young Americans Face Early Challenges to Financial Security

by Mandi McReynolds, Director, Principal Foundation and Community Relations
Blog

More than half of Americans under the age of 30 have already hit financial rock bottom spurred by mental health challenges, job loss and debt, according to new research by the Principal® Foundation into the financial barriers, attitudes and behaviors of today’s young adults.

3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in 2020 Premier Middle School Science Competition

Competition Provides Young Innovators with an Unparalleled Experience and the Opportunity to Showcase STEM Ingenuity and Real-World Problem Solving
Press Release

SILVER SPRINGS, Md. and ST PAUL, Minn., January 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3M, the global science and innovation leader, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the opening of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

Fighting Domestic Food Waste: A Comparison of Action Plans

New data from Last Minute Market/SWG’s Waste Watcher Observatory on household food waste in Lombardy has been presented today
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A more sustainable diet can contribute to saving our planet and everyone must play their part, as only by tackling food waste together there can be a real and long-lasting impact.

This is the commitment that institutions, civil society and businesses insisted on during the event “Let’s not waste food: for a more sustainable diet“, which was held today in Milan and saw the presence of the main actors involved in the fight against a dietary model that is no longer acceptable.

Food Safety Training Scholarships for the Last Prisoner Project

SCS Global Services supports LPP’s reentry work
Press Release

Emeryville, Calif., January 28, 2020.  /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) and the Last Prisoner Project (LPP) are pleased to announce a joint partnership to provide food safety training scholarships for formerly incarcerated individuals affected by the criminalization of cannabis.

Verizon Innovative Learning Expands to 100 New Schools

By: Bernadette Brijlall
Blog

NEW YORK, January 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) celebrates the International Day of Education, honoring education as humanity’s greatest renewable resource and celebrating the role of equitable education in empowering people, preserving the planet, building prosperity and fostering peace.

A Multifaceted Approach Is the Key to Mentoring the Engineers of the Future

Blog

It never ceases to amaze me how many social impact programs Keysight employees engage in worldwide. As the company’s director of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) I get a great view of much that occurs, but there are many times I hear about a program I wasn’t previously aware of. In fact, it happened just last month!

CNH Industrial: Investing in the Technicians of Tomorrow

CNH Industrial with “San Zeno” Salesian Institute create a new TechPro2 Laboratory to help educate students in the mechanical industry.
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CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), with its commercial vehicle brand IVECO and global powertrain brand FPT Industrial, in collaboration with the Salesian Institute "San Zeno" Launched the first TechPro2 (Technical Professional Program) program in Verona, Italy, focusing on training in mechanical industries.

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at How and Why LabXchange Was Created

A Q&A with Dr. Robert Lue, the researcher who led development of the innovative laboratory platform
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Introducing LabXchange. Developed by the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences and funded through the Amgen Foundation, this free online science education platform allows users to personalize science education using virtual experiments, lab equipment simulations and the ability to create and share learning pathways with fellow users around the globe.

Tragedy to Triumph: How T-Mobile’s Tuition Assistance Program Helped One Employee Regain Confidence and Earn an MBA

A key company benefit gave Team of Experts rep Qadirah Bridgeman the boost she needed to fulfill a dream.
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By Jason Adams

Qadirah Bridgeman has long had a passion for higher learning. After she graduated college with a B.S. in political studies from Adelphi University, she won a summer fellowship in public policy at Harvard.

At 22, she was well on her way to law school and fulfilling her dream of becoming a lawyer.

And then, as it so often does, life intervened. “I got pregnant and started my family,” she says now. “I realized how important it was for me to be there for them.” Which meant putting her own dream on hold, to help create new ones for her children.

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