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SCS and SmartCert to Host FSC Trainings for Prospective Auditors and Certificate Holders

FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011
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SCS Global Services and SmartCert are hosting a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) training event in early December in Montreal. The training is for potential auditors, as well as stakeholders, certificate holders, or prospective certificate holders looking to strengthen their knowledge about FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and the principles of auditing from ISO 19011.

Training will be presented in French.

Tools to Power Small Business Lending

From Moody's 2017 CSR Report
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Information and education are the keys to unlocking credit, which is essential to helping small businesses achieve success. At Moody’s, we’re creating greater economic opportunities for small businesses through tools and analytics that make financial information more transparent and actionable.

MARQ and CashFlowTool.com

Edison Scholars Program Will Issue $1.2M in Scholarships for STEM Students

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High school seniors can now apply for the $40,000 Edison Scholars college scholarships. Edison International is awarding $1.2 million in scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) and empower them to change the world. 

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Annual Cardboard Engineering Challenge

Unique K-12 competition promoting STEM education
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DENVER, November 6, 2018 /3BL Media/  – Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of the Cherry Creek Schools Foundation’s Annual Cardboard Challenge for the sixth consecutive year. The STEM education competition for K-12 students featured a wide array of innovative creations – including a fully-functioning foosball table and robot replica – all crafted from cardboard and other recycled materials.

Schneider, Eastlands College of Technology Launch Electric and Solar Lab

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By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 2 – Schneider Electric has partnered with Eastlands College of Technology to launch an Electric and Solar Energy Laboratory in its Campus located off Lunga Lunga road – Industrial Area.

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Unlock the Power of Testimony-Based Learning to Inspire Students, Educators, and Communities Nationwide

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  • 'Teaching with Testimony’ Challenges Students to Employ Empathy, Build Critical Thinking Skills, and Become Inspired to Create a Brighter Future 
     
  • USC Shoah Foundation Collaborates with Partners to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Schindler’s List with Exclusive Free Educational Screenings in 20 Markets 
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  • 'Teaching with Testimony’ Challenges Students to Employ Empathy, Build Critical Thinking Skills, and Become Inspired to Create a Brighter Future 
     
  • USC Shoah Foundation Collaborates with Partners to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Schindler’s List with Exclusive Free Educational Screenings in 20 Markets 

Duke Energy Named Corporate Champion for Women and Children

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On Oct. 22, Duke Energy was recognized as a Corporate Champion for Women and Children by GFWC of North Carolina. The award recognizes corporations and businesses for their outstanding support of women and children’s issues in local communities throughout North Carolina.

Girlstart Names MilliporeSigma 2018 STEM Champion

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Girlstart, a non-profit dedicated to increasing girls’ interest and engagement in STEM, recently held its 9th Annual Game Changers Luncheon.

During the event, MilliporeSigma was named the 2018 STEM Champion for its support of Girlstart and its national expansion into Houston, Boston and St. Louis through the availability of summer camps and after-school programs. MilliporeSigma employees helped shape the program topics and lessons.

Curiosity Cube Visits Bruce School

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The Curiosity Cube™ mobile science lab recently visited Alexander B. Bruce School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The school captured their experience in this video. Check it out!

Unlocking Possibilities Through Pro Bono Digital Transformation

By Jessamine Chin, Director, VMware Foundation
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Technology has the power to unlock amazing new possibilities for our customers and the world. Through pro bono service learning, we translate the incredible potential of digital transformation from the corporate sector to our communities. Recently, I was fortunate to see this potential unfold—and watch a community transform.

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