India is facing the worst water crisis in its history. Demand for water across the nation is expected to be twice the amount of supply by 2030, threatening water security for millions of people, according to a 2018 report from the Government’s National Institution for Transforming India.
Because of the gravity of the situation and as a responsible corporate citizen, CLP India has taken steps to enhance water security for the communities it serves to support their well-being and to encourage long-term sustainability.
Funding supports after-school and summer programs that mentor students while improving literacy skills. Grants also address social justice, racial equity needs in K-12 education.
GREENVILLE, S.C., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy announced the recipients of $375,000 in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to South Carolina organizations that will fund tutoring and reading programs in underserved and minority communities to combat learning gaps created by the pandemic.
The funds will also support environmental education programs for Title 1 schools and culturally relevant professional development, particularly as it pertains to racial equity in education.
HOUSTON, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council has been awarded a $500,000 grant from USAA to increase access to internship opportunities for students of color and to create an executive diversity certification program to train senior leaders in organizations nationwide.
CINCINNATI, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today reports that it has exceeded the financial goal of the five-year Community Commitment it made in 2016. Fifth Third has delivered $41.6 billion in lending and investments, 130% of the $32 billion target* it announced with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, together with more than 145 community signatories throughout its footprint.
Written By: Ruxandra Nan, vice president, Unu și Unu Association and Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility associate analyst at ON Semiconductor
According to the World Health Organization, an estimated one in 10 babies, or 50 million worldwide, are born prematurely every year before 37 weeks of pregnancy are completed. These babies face a higher risk of complications and lower rates of survival, thus requiring optimal use of technology and specialized care to make it past the difficult first days and weeks of their lives.
High school students within Fifth Third Bank’s footprint have completed 1.2 million hours of learning through the Bank’s Finance Academy program, powered by Everfi. Fifth Third delivers this program at no cost to high school students, over 50% of whom reside in low- to moderate-income communities. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Fifth Third and Everfi opened access to the online courses so that more students could access the valuable information.
April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Every year at our annual Cisco Live customer event, attendees can participate in a hands-on social impact activity that benefits the local community. This wasn’t possible when Cisco Live went virtual in 2020, but we were still able to make an impact by donating 1,000 pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners across the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
The partnership aims to fulfill children’s rights to access water, clean toilets amid pandemic
Children in the remote town of Villareal in Samar face severe malnutrition and are at risk of being infected with life-threatening diseases, including COVID-19, amid difficulties in getting access to clean water and toilets.
To help address the problem, the ON Semiconductor Foundation awarded $30,612 USD (approximately 1.5-million PHP) to Save the Children Philippines to provide access to potable water and clean toilets to around 500 children and their families in the next eight months.
By Hiram Lopez-Landin, Manager, Government Affairs
Imagine that the toughest part of your school day is not the actual lesson in the classroom, but rather just trying to get to school. A journey on makeshift wood planks and vegetative debris to get across floods is common. Coordinating with classmates to remain vigilant for landslides is a matter of survival in rural Vietnam. For Huong Ha and Khanh Vy from Hoa Binh province in Northern Vietnam, floods and landslides are realities of their daily journeys to school.
Programs will provide access to quality education and job opportunities for over 50 students in underrepresented communities across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico
ROCKY HILL, Conn., March 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Henkel, the company behind well-known brands such as Loctite®, Dial®, Right Guard®, Schwarzkopf®, and Persil®, has announced new scholarship and internship programs in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across Henkel businesses.