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Vistra and Dynegy Donate $100,000 to Fund Critical Urban League Programming in Chicago and Pittsburgh

Donation is part of a $10 million commitment to support organizations working for social justice and equity
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Vistra (NYSE: VST) and Dynegy have announced two $50,000 donations to the Chicago Urban League and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The donations are part of a $10 million commitment from Vistra to support organizations that grow minority-owned small businesses, enhance economic development, and provide educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.

Improving Health Outcomes in Papua New Guinea

Addressing political, economic, and cultural drivers to support measurably improved health outcomes and strengthen self-sustaining health systems
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Tetra Tech’s Amy Gildea explains how an understanding of the social economy, politics, and culture in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is crucial to improving health outcomes on the island in the Western Pacific. In this post, Amy, the managing director of international development, Asia Pacific for Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, explains that health and development programs need to be designed smarter and in a way that considers all the drivers of change.

Introducing Cisco's Educator Resource Center

Meet Cisco’s hub for free curriculum, virtual field trips, and resources for in-person, virtual, and hybrid learning.
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Autumn is considered back-to-school time in the United States and other parts of the world. But this year, the return to the classroom looks dramatically different than ever before. 

Vistra and CompUDopt Partner to Provide Technology Access to Chicago Students

1,000 families are given computers ahead of the 2020-2021 school year
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CHICAGO, August 28, 2020 /3BL Media/— With just a few weeks until the start of the new school year, 1,000 students from Chicago’s 10th Ward have been given computers from Vistra's retail electricity brand, Dynegy, and Comp-U-Dopt. On Aug. 21, pre-selected families received laptops, free of charge, at contactless drive-thru events. Each family had at least one student enrolled in a 10th Ward school or a recent 2020 10th Ward high school graduate.

Verizon Expands Education Initiatives to Provide Millions of Students Nationwide With Distance Learning Resources

By: Emily Vicker and Bernadette Brijlall
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What you need to know:

  • In a time when it has never been more critical, Verizon is supporting students, parents, teachers and school districts with tools to support remote learning including
    • Partnerships with school districts nationwide to make available discounted connectivity so that over 36 million students in 38 states and the District of Columbia can access the tools they need to support tech-enabled learning
    • Access to digital resources available for all K-12 educators across the country
    • Expansion of the Verizon Innovative Learning program to 254 middle schools across the country; first time expansion into high schools 
    • Partnerships with organizations including The New York Times and Discovery Education to provide content and tools to educators and students
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What you need to know:

  • In a time when it has never been more critical, Verizon is supporting students, parents, teachers and school districts with tools to support remote learning including
    • Partnerships with school districts nationwide to make available discounted connectivity so that over 36 million students in 38 states and the District of Columbia can access the tools they need to support tech-enabled learning
    • Access to digital resources available for all K-12 educators across the country
    • Expansion of the Verizon Innovative Learning program to 254 middle schools across the country; first time expansion into high schools 
    • Partnerships with organizations including The New York Times and Discovery Education to provide content and tools to educators and students

UPS Infographic | UPS Global Value Chain

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As a global leader in logistics, we provide a broad range of solutions to more efficiently manage the world of business. Take a look at the inputs, outputs and impacts across our value chain.

Leaves on the Success Tree: Hard Work, Mentorship, and Sponsorship

By Melissa Holder, Customer Success Executive
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The value of hard work has always been a staple of mine, long instilled in my siblings and I from our parents. In fact, anytime I found myself being lackadaisical or not paying attention to detail, my mom would always paraphrase a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. saying, “Even if you’re a street sweeper, you be the best street sweeper you can be.”

SCS Offers Verification of GHG Projects that Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

Tetra Tech's Tim Michael Discusses Quality Assurance Oversight for International Development Projects

Supporting our international development clients to deliver safe, sustainable, and compliant infrastructure projects
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With more than 35 years of experience in project management, engineering, and infrastructure development, Tim Michael is a director in Tetra Tech’s international infrastructure sector. Tim has led projects through all phases of feasibility, facility, and infrastructure development for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Afghanistan and for the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Tunisia.

Verizon Announces New Responsible Business Plan: Citizen Verizon

Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon
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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon, which will drive business initiatives across the company to create impact and move the world forward though action
  • To deliver impact on key pillars of Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity, Verizon pledges the following actions:
  • Provide 10 million youths with the digital skills training necessary to thrive in a modern economy and provide 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy by 2030
    • Become carbon neutral in its operations by 2035 by reducing emissions, investing in renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets
    • Prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030 by enabling opportunities through skills training

Virtual Citizen Verizon Assembly will take place on July 28, bringing together thought leaders, activists, celebrities and business leaders to address how we accelerate social change at a time when it’s never been more urgent.

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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon, which will drive business initiatives across the company to create impact and move the world forward though action
  • To deliver impact on key pillars of Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity, Verizon pledges the following actions:
  • Provide 10 million youths with the digital skills training necessary to thrive in a modern economy and provide 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy by 2030
    • Become carbon neutral in its operations by 2035 by reducing emissions, investing in renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets
    • Prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030 by enabling opportunities through skills training

Virtual Citizen Verizon Assembly will take place on July 28, bringing together thought leaders, activists, celebrities and business leaders to address how we accelerate social change at a time when it’s never been more urgent.

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