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CASE STUDY: Deloitte University: A Career-Long Investment in Leadership Excellence

A Case study by Diana O’Brien, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP & Deloitte University managing principal and Bill Pelster, managing principal, Talent Development, Deloitte LLP
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In this case study, Diana O’Brien, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP & Deloitte University managing principal and Bill Pelster, managing principal, Talent Development, Deloitte LLP, present the ‘making of’ Deloitte University, Deloitte’s $300 million brick-and-mortar learning facility – from inception to completion – and how the University’s new approach to talent development is essential to Deloitte’s culture.

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In this case study, Diana O’Brien, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP & Deloitte University managing principal and Bill Pelster, managing principal, Talent Development, Deloitte LLP, present the ‘making of’ Deloitte University, Deloitte’s $300 million brick-and-mortar learning facility – from inception to completion – and how the University’s new approach to talent development is essential to Deloitte’s culture.

CR Magazine Announces 2012 Best Corporate Citizens List

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By Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship & Public Affairs, Microsoft

Corporate Responsibility Magazine has announced that Microsoft was named among the Top 3 Best Corporate Citizens for 2012.

2012 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards: A Look at Finalist NV Energy

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On May 17, 2012, winners of the 2012 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards will be announced at our annual VolunteerMatch Client Summit in San Francisco, CA.

UN Global Compact appoints WindMade Sustainability Partner of Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

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WindMade will be the official Sustainability Partner of the UN Global Compact’s Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro just ahead of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 (20-22 June 2012). WindMade, the organization behind the first global consumer label for organizations using wind power, has been named Sustainability Partner to ensure that the environmental impact of the event is minimized through all phases of planning and execution. This includes wind power procurement to cover 100 percent of the Forum’s electricity footprint, making it the first ever UN event to be labelled WindMade.

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WindMade will be the official Sustainability Partner of the UN Global Compact’s Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro just ahead of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 (20-22 June 2012). WindMade, the organization behind the first global consumer label for organizations using wind power, has been named Sustainability Partner to ensure that the environmental impact of the event is minimized through all phases of planning and execution. This includes wind power procurement to cover 100 percent of the Forum’s electricity footprint, making it the first ever UN event to be labelled WindMade.

Cisco and Government of Karnataka in PPP to Pilot Remote Healthcare in Chitradurga District to Bring Inclusive Growth

Cisco uses its healthcare solution to connect a remote primary healthcare center and a remote community healthcare center to the district hospital
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(3BL Media) Chitradurga, India - April 11, 2012 – Cisco today announced the launch of its Cisco® healthcare solution pilot program to enable remote healthcare for one primary healthcare center and one community healthcare center from the district hospital in Chitradurga District. 

Helping You Make Smarter Sustainability-related Choices

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I regularly read the blog, From Me to We, by Kare Anderson. I thought the title reflected a basic tenet of sustainability and of life in general. As I read her posts I find she delivers on this theme with often very insightful advice as was the case today in her post, Two Ways to Make Smarter Choices Next Time.
 

1. Don’t Get Anchored Down (and remain open-minded)

End the Dropout Crisis: Leave a Comment and AT&T Will Donate $2

Write a comment about how you'll help keep kids in school and AT&T will donate $2.
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Learn about the programs that assist in increasing high school graduation rates. AT&T Aspire supports America's Promise to increase the nation's graduation rate to 90% by 2020. http://www.causes.com/causes/639835-connect-for-good

AT&T Announces Quarter-Billion-Dollar Expansion Of Education Commitment

'Socially Innovative' Approach To Increase High School Graduates, Boost Workplace Readiness; New Study: Graduation Rates Improve, But Dropouts Remain Too High
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(3BL Media) Washington, DC - March 19, 2012 - As access to skilled workers becomes increasingly vital to the U.S. economy, AT&T is launching a quarter-billion-dollar campaign to help more students graduate from high school ready for careers and college, and to ensure the country is better prepared to meet global competition.

Deloitte Commits $60 Million in Pro Bono Services to Nonprofit Organizations

-- New Pledge Totals $110 Million to Make Communities Stronger and Advance Key Women/Girls, Education and Human Service Organizations --
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(3BL Media) New York - April 6, 2012 - At the White House Forum on Women and the Economy, Deloitte LLP CEO Joe Echevarria today announced Deloitte’s commitment to provide $60 million in pro bono services to nonprofit organizations over a three-year period (FY2012-2014). This pledge brings the organization’s total investment to more than $100 million.

Deloitte, the largest professional services organization in the U.S., is investing the time and talent of its personnel to strengthen communities across the country.

April is National Volunteer Month

Support Cabot Creamery Cooperative's Reward Volunteers. Do Good for Cooperatives, Volunteers and Non-Profit Organizations
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(3BL Media) Methuen, MA – April 4, 2012 – America has a proud history of volunteerism dating back to the days of our founding fathers. In honor of all volunteers who give their time and service to make America a better place, April is deemed National Volunteer Month and encompasses National Volunteer Week that runs from April 15-21 this year.

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