Women in developing countries talk about the obstacles they face and why this recognition is important
Succeeding in the competitive world of science is challenging under the best of circumstances. But women scientists in countries with scarce resources and competing cultural expectations face significant additional obstacles as they strive to excel at careers in science.
A new awards program takes those factors into account by recognizing the research excellence of early-career women scientists from 81 developing countries.
(3BL Media) Boston, MA – September 6, 2012 - Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the 13 grant recipients for its 13th annual Ideas that Matter program, the industry’s highly respected grant program aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, Sappi's Ideas that Matter program has awarded over $12 million worldwide in grants to designers around the globe to support their work for nonprofit programs and organizations.
PG&E employees spent 32,585 hours in 2011 volunteering in the communities in which they live and work
Volunteerism and Community Support
Whether enriching the lives of seniors, walking to raise money for cancer patients, repairing trails at state parks or mentoring young students, our employees continue to give back to the communities where they live and work.
Domtar contribution includes support for new book purchases, book sponsorship, and more as part of national program
(3BL Media) Montreal - September 26, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that it is teaming up with the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization First Book to put over 20,000 new books in the hands of children in need.
Microsoft YouthSpark is a new companywide initiative to create opportunities for 300 million youth through a range of global programs, delivered in partnership with governments, nonprofits and other businesses.
(3BL Media) Redmond, WA - September 21, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today announced a new global initiative, Microsoft YouthSpark, that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries during the next three years. This companywide initiative includes citizenship and other company programs — both new and enhanced — that empower youth to imagine and realize their full potential by connecting them with greater opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship.
Campaign for the Community: More than giving. Giving back.
By Tracy Correa
It’s an ambitious goal but one that Tony Earley, PG&E’s CEO, chairman and president, believes employees can meet: raise a collective $5.6 million for worthy organizations and schools through the utility’s annual Campaign for the Community.
The Campaign kicks off today (Sept. 18). And, for the first time, PG&E’s top leader – who has a long history of giving — will lead the employee challenge.
Erika Diamond, vice president of community solutions at Recyclebank will share insight during today’s panel discussion at GoGreen NYC, entitled “Green Marketing & Branding: Mainstreaming Green." The panel will look at how green marketing is evolving to go beyond the niche healthy lifestyle and pro-environmental communities, to full-fledged effective strategies detailing how to make “sustainable” behavior mainstream.