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Coca-Cola Launches Global Ekocenter Partnership to Deliver Safe Drinking Water And Basic Necessities To Rural Communities

Announces Cross-Sector Collaboration with DEKA R&D, IBM, Inter-American Development Bank, McCann Health, NRG Energy, Qualcomm Technologies and UPS to Deliver EKOCENTER to 20 Countries by end of 2015
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NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Coca-Cola Company, DEKA R&D, IBM, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, McCann Health, NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and UPS®, today announced they will work together to bring EKOCENTERTM – a kiosk designed to improve the well-being of communities – to 20 countries by the end of 2015. Coca-Cola’s announcement brings to action its 2012 commitment with DEKA R&D to provide safe drinking water to communities through the SlingshotTM water purification system, ensuring communities are more sustainable.

Lincoln Financial Group Study Finds Community Involvement a Key Factor in Americans Taking Charge of Their Lives

Latest video in M.O.O.D. on the Street series showcases volunteers in Fort Wayne, Ind. discussing making a positive impact on others
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RADNOR, Pa., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) released new findings from its M.O.O.D. (Measuring Optimism, Outlook, and Direction) of America study the company released in May that show an increased level of empowerment among respondents who take an active role in giving their time and resources to their local communities.

The Future Will Not Wait

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The economic and societal challenges facing youth around the world loom larger than ever with the youth unemployment rate expected to click upward to 12.8 percent by 2018 as forecasted by the International Labour Organization’s report, Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013.

Microsoft Announces Expanded Resources through YouthSpark Initiative

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REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced the availability of new and expanded technology education and skills training programs for youth as the company marked the first year of progress and impact of its global Microsoft YouthSpark initiative.

Skills to Succeed: Accenture and Youth Business International

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Accenture is working with Youth Business International to provide its global network with tools, funding, mentoring and training to help disadvantaged young people become successful business entrepreneurs.

Keep America Beautiful Selects Second National Youth Advisory Council

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STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) selected 10 high school students from across the country to serve on its second national Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The YAC creates a framework for youth engagement with KAB, building on the model of youth leadership in KAB local and state affiliates while infusing a youth “voice” into KAB’s programs.

Augusta-Area Resident Jeremy McCoy Honored with 2013 “Maytag® Dependable Leader” Award

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AUGUSTA, GA,  Sept. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced today that Jeremy McCoy has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in acknowledgment for his dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieving great futures. The Maytag Dependable Leader Award recognizes club professionals and volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of youth by being dependable and exceptional role models.

Where Are All the Women in Technology?

By Charmy Ruparel, Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion
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Everyone wants to know where the women are in technology and what can be done to draw them to the field. What is the magic solution? At Symantec, we’re taking on the challenge of attracting more women to technology from a variety of angles.

Caesars Foundation reunites Veteran for first time with fellow WWII sailors

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James Horton, 92-year-old World War II veteran, reunited last week in Denver with his shipmates after almost 70 years. Thanks to the generous financial donation by the Caesars Foundation, Second Wind Dreams, a nonprofit that makes dreams come true for seniors, was able to coordinate his trip to Colorado. Here from him as he shares his experience with WSMV Nashville. Click here to watch the story.

About Second Wind Dreams

Caesars Foundation reunites Veteran for first time with fellow WWII sailors

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James Horton, 92-year-old World War II veteran, reunited last week in Denver with his shipmates after almost 70 years. Thanks to the generous financial donation by the Caesars Foundation, Second Wind Dreams, a nonprofit that makes dreams come true for seniors, was able to coordinate his trip to Colorado. Here from him as he shares his experience with WSMV Nashville. Click here to watch the story.

About Second Wind Dreams

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