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Verizon Foundation Launches App Challenge for Middle and High School Students

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The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.

Capital One Bank's Book By Book Program Engages The Public In Donating 50,000 Books To Children In Need

Participating fans can enter for a chance to win a custom children's home library created by designer and television host Taniya Nayak
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October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Studies show that a child’s access to books — both at school and in the home — is a key predictor of their future academic success and sets the stage for increased economic opportunity.  Unfortunately, in under resourced communities throughout the U.S., gaining access to quality books is a challenge for many schools and families.  In an effort to deliver age-appropriate books to students and schools in need, Capital One Bank®, in partnership with The Heart of America Foundation® and Communities In Schools, has launched

Give Your Garbage Another Life On America Recycles Day (Nov. 15)!

Keep America Beautiful to launch “America Recycles Day Thunderclap” creating virtual flashmob that encourages people to recycle more every day
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful is encouraging people to give their garbage another life on America Recycles Day, which is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15.

The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash in a single day, and yet Americans recycle only 35 percent of this country’s waste. America Recycles Day encourages people to recycle more at home, at work and on the go.

Eurohabitat USA Goes Green with JustGreen™ Business Advantage

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Pinecrest, Florida, October 29th, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eurohabitat USA has partnered with JustGreen Business Advantage, to lower its carbon footprint and take responsibility for its greenhouse gas emissions. Through the purchase of JustGreen carbon offsets, Eurohabitat will neutralize carbon emissions related to its day to day operations as well as support the Village of Pinecrest’s Voluntary Carbon Offset program.

Taproot and Quarterback Announce new Collaboration

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CHICAGO, IL - Quarterback announces a new collaboration with Taproot Foundation that will empower the future leaders of the global economy to provide pro bono support to leading nonprofits across the country.

In celebration with global Pro Bono Week 2013, the two organizations have formalized a partnership that creates a pathway for the alumni of Quarterback’s innovative MBA-focused social impact program to pursue pro bono service through Taproot Foundation’s national network of over 10,000 pro bono consultants.

Source Intelligence Presents The Virtual Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Featuring Lawrence Heim

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On Wednesday, October 30th at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Lawrence Heim and his presentation, “SEC Conflict Minerals Report (CMR) Audit, Auditor Guidance Developments and Considerations in Due Diligence Design”.

Finalists Announced for Annual SPONSORIUM Awards

Fourteen Top Brand Finalists Named for Sponsorship and Community Investment Performance
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MONTREAL, November 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Companies from six different countries were announced today as Finalists in the annual SPONSORIUM Awards, created to bring recognition to the global sponsorship and community investment industries.

Leading the Movement with Pro Bono Week 2013

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Pro Bono Week 2013 turned out to be a bit of a surprise for everyone at Taproot. Sure, we’re all over it.   It’s who we are, it’s what we live and breathe, highlighting the impact of the work that we do here and inspiring others to follow suit.

HP LIFE e-Learning for Entrepreneurs

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HP LIFE is a free, cloud-based training program that helps virtually anyone, anywhere learn the essential business and IT skills to start or grow a business.

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