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51 Schools Nationwide Named State Winners in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

One school in every state and Washington, D.C. will be awarded $20,000* in technology to support STEM learning
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung today announced the 51 state winners in the Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a nationwide competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by challenging students and teachers to tackle critical issues across the country.

U.S. Welcomes International Anticorruption Day

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Rise of criminal gangmasters in supply chains 'akin to horse meat crisis'

Supply Management. Paul Broadbent, chief executive of the GLA which licenses labour providers in the fresh produces sector, told a Westminster Legal Policy Forum on modern slavery in London there were 4.8 million people in the UK that “may be susceptible to labour exploitation”. 

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Make-A-Wish and Macy's Grant 50 Wishes Across America on National Believe Day

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This Friday, Dec. 12, is National Believe Day and to celebrate Make-A-Wish®, with the help of Macy’s, will grant more than 50 Wishes Across America to children with life-threatening medical conditions.  

National Believe Day is part of the multi-faceted, highly successful Believe campaign that has raised more than $8.7 million dollars for Make-A-Wish throughout the campaign’s seven-year history.

AECOM Impact Blog: Philanthropic Adventures Across Peru and India Empower AECOM Employee

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Julian Buttigieg, an environmental scientist at AECOM, discusses volunteering for two 3,000-kilometer (1,864-mile) trips across Peru and India to benefit The Brains Trust and Rotary International, respectively.

The Hour of Code: Engaging Millions of Students in Computer Science

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In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Code.org has organized its second annual Hour of Code. This global initiative challenges millions of students to try one hour of coding.

This Is... Today!

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Beauty That Counts

Giving back and making others feel important has been part of our corporate culture since Mary Kay Ash founded Mary Kay Inc. in 1963. It’s part of who we are and we’re committed to enriching the lives of women and children all throughout the year—especially during the holidays!

Tackling Complex Problems through Collective Impact

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What is collective impact? How is it different from other forms of collaboration? We know that these questions aren’t always easy to answer, even for collective impact practitioners.

That’s why the Collective Impact Forum has created a short motion graphic, Tackling Complex Social Problems through Collective Impact, to illustrate how collective impact works and why it’s an effective approach to social change.

Versaic Awarded Patent on its Flexible Platform Design

Versaic has been awarded a patent that substantiates the company’s claim to deliver a fast, flexible software platform that can be easily customized to meet the exact needs of clients
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San Mateo, CA, December 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Versaic announced it has been awarded a patent that covers key elements of the company’s technology. Versaic’s unique Platform as a Service (PaaS) approach gives the company a distinct advantage over competitive offerings and makes it possible for Versaic to deliver a broad range of features and functionality to clients who use Versaic software to manage their grants, donations and sponsorship programs.

Finalists Named In Annual Sponsorium Awards, New Categories Revealed

ASICS, Alcoa, Emirates among the International Companies Active in Sponsorship and Community Investment to be Honored
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MONTREAL, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Brands from the US, Canada, and eight other countries were announced today as Finalists in the annual SPONSORIUM Awards, now in their third year. The awards bring recognition to the global sponsorship and community investment industries

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