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Recyclebank CEO to Speak at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013

Jonathan K. Hsu to participate in the IdeasLab Technology Pioneers session
Press Release

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, announced the Chief Executive Officer Jonathan K. Hsu will speak at the IdeasLab session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 on Wednesday, January 23 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Hospitality Industry Offers Solutions to Youth Unemployment Crisis According to New White Paper

Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation Issue Industry-Wide Call to Action to Help Prevent a “Lost Generation”
Press Release

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world.

Housing Project Helps 125 Families Become Homeowners, Escape Slums In Chile

Article

Small slivers of sunlight flit through the cracks in the roof of María Guzmán’s home. The roof, made of thin plastic sheets and corrugated metal, provides patchy shelter for Guzmán’s family, who live in a shantytown in Copiapó in northern Chile. “The cold here is awful,” she says.

HelpBridge: a New Mobile App to Get Help and Give Help During a Disaster

Blog

HelpBridge: a new mobile app to get help and give help during a disaster

Microsoft Citizenship Team
16 Jan 2013 6:00 AM

Guest post - Planting Empowerment: Cultivating Panama’s future through entrepreneurship and sustainable forestry

Blog

Chris Meyer comes from a long line—four generations to be exact—of forestry workers. However, with a finance degree and a passion for entrepreneurship, he never expected to end up following in his family’s footsteps.

Reward Volunteers 2.0 Grand Prize Winners To Be Announced at the End of January

App and Web Widget Enables Volunteers to Win Prizes for Serving Their Communities – Grand Prizes Will Be Awarded January 27
Press Release

CABOT, VT, January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - During the past four months, altruistic Americans from across the nation have earned rewards for logging their volunteer hours in Reward Volunteers 2.0. Cabot Creamery Cooperative – best known as the makers of the “World’s Best Cheddar” - created the program in February of 2012 to reward volunteers for the work they do improving lives and communities.

The Final Step to Employee Engagement: ACTION!

Blog

This is the final installment in a five-part series on engaging employees around sustainability.

PG&E Employees Donate $6 Million To Local Communities

Annual “Campaign for the Community” Raises Funds for Nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility’s annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit entities throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.

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