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Sustainability Academy Readying Practitioners for Climate Change

Press Release

CHICAGO, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainability Academy is CSE’s global initiative to offer affordable, specialized, online education in the field of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility.

Goldcorp Funding Enables Indigenous Business Talent to Thrive at UBC Sauder

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As 2017 drew to a close, James Hobart recalls that his days felt routine, with few new challenges. But that was about to change when, along with 11 other participants, Hobart was accepted into the 2018 cohort of the Aboriginal Management Program (AMP) at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

The AMP is proudly supported by Goldcorp and is a rigorous five-month-long certificate program aimed at identifying promising Indigenous entrepreneurs then putting them on a fast track aimed at developing their leadership, project management, finance, and business planning skills.

Preparing Students for Success

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Legg Mason and our affiliate colleagues in the US and UK are helping to ensure that students in our communities are starting the new school year off on the right foot – and have continued support throughout the academic year.

These efforts are aligned with our primary charitable/philanthropic focus, which is education, particularly in the area of underserved youth.

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Talent, Diversity and Leadership on Display in Detroit

FCA US marks nearly a quarter century as exclusive sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition
Summary: 
  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2018 business case: “From Ownership to Usership: Positioning FCA Mopar in the Shared Economy”
  • The team from the University of Michigan earned the 2018 national championship, teams from Rutgers University and Ohio State University finish second and third, respectively
Press Release
  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2018 business case: “From Ownership to Usership: Positioning FCA Mopar in the Shared Economy”
  • The team from the University of Michigan earned the 2018 national championship, teams from Rutgers University and Ohio State University finish second and third, respectively

FCA Community: Detroit Youth Taught Lawn Care and Life-Long Lessons

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Eric Miller’s job brought him to Detroit in 2012, but he brought more to the city than just his family.

Launched in 2013, The Lawn Academy provides Detroit-area boys and girls, ages 11-19, a six-week college immersion program in partnership with Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD).

College Is the Goal. How Peninsula Bridge Empowers Kids to Get There.

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As a high school senior in California last year, Jose knew his Dad was excited about his college application process – even if he didn’t have much experience with how it all worked.

Developing Skills at Stope School

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As part of our commitment to workplace diversity, Red Lake Gold Mines implemented the Stope School Program in 2007.

Unlocking the Passion and Potential of the World’s Youth

Dell works with nonprofits worldwide to give underserved youth better access to technology, creating a culture of inclusion and lifelong interest in STEM learning.
Blog

Technology is transforming every industry, from agriculture to automotive, fashion to finance. The future belongs to those who can use technology to solve problems and drive human progress. That’s why Dell views access to technology not as a luxury but as a necessity.

Does Wendy’s Offer a Scholarship?

The Answer? We Sure Do!
Blog

by Bry Roth

We’re often asked if there’s a Wendy’s scholarship available to support students approaching college. With rising tuition rates, any amount of financial relief is helpful, and Wendy’s is proud to offer more than $60,000 of scholarship money to high school students graduating with the class of 2019.

How Do We Make STEM Education More Equitable?

Learnings from CECP's Accelerate Community: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech
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The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

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