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Discovery Education Announces the Acquisition of Inspyro

Purchase of UK-Based Leader in Virtual and Augmented Reality Content Highlights Discovery Education’s Commitment to Providing Students Worldwide Immersive Learning Experiences
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Silver Spring, MD. August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the acquisition of leading virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) provider Inspyro. Terms were not disclosed.

HPE Panel Discusses the Future of Technology, Smart Cities

By Chevall Pryce
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Mark Potter, chief technology officer for HPE and director of Hewlett Packard Labs, discussed the future of smart cities, which are cities with infrastructure integrated with modern tech to enhance the citizen experience and encourage tapping into the potential of an area.

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Innovation As A Value, Not An Assignment

By: David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer
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When innovation is truly adopted as a value everyone in the organization will be encouraged to take ownership and an active interest in its evolution.

At Bechtel, innovation is clearly captured in in our Vision, Values, and Covenants, and like safety, quality, integrity, diversity, and inclusivity, it is widely regarded within our organization as everyone’s responsibility.

How Electronic Payments Can Help You Scale Your Corporate Giving Program

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When a cause needs to process a paper donation check, it creates costly administrative work. Non-profits must deposit checks individually and issue manual tax receipts to each donor. Checks also get lost in the mail or worse, sit uncashed!

Electronic payments cut down on manual administration time and reduce costs. Unlike other software providers in this space, Benevity sends the majority (88% in 2018!) of payments processed through our platform electronically, with funds arriving within 30 days.

More and More Employees Want to Support Causes Across Borders—Here’s Why (and How!) Companies Are Getting Involved

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The demand for employee giving and volunteering programs that stretch across borders is growing. Last year, we saw a whopping 85% increase in the adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution. More than half a million new users logged into the cloud-based program that enables employees across global offices to support causes inside and outside of their home countries.

Global Push for Corporate Purpose Fuels 85% YoY Growth in Adoption of Benevity OneWorld™ International Solution

Benevity’s International User Base More than Triples as Hundreds of Thousands of People Give Across Borders
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced an 85 percent year-over-year increase in adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution, as more companies expand the reach of their CSR programs across borders. More than 600,000 new OneWorld users logged on to the cloud-based giving and volunteering platform in the last year alone—boosting the total number of people engaging with causes outside of their home country by 362 percent.

Device for the Visually Impaired Wins 2019 Koch Innovation Challenge

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The votes have been tallied, the judges have spoken, and there’s a new Koch Innovation Challenge Grand Champion for 2019.

In Friday’s final pitch competition (May 10) at Wichita State University, members of Team Water Level Sensor Buddy (Cierra O’Neill, Edie Reese, Jedidiah Borchard and Tyler Thompson) managed to claim the title of Grand Champion over four other finalist teams with their invention – an all-mechanical, magnet-based tool for the visually impaired to help measure fluid levels when filling up water bottles or drinking glasses. 

WEBINAR: 2019 Porter Novelli/Cone Purpose Biometrics Study: The Need-to-Know Data & Insights

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What if we told you communicating with Purpose could help your organization break through the clutter? Not just break through – but actually ignite physical reactions like increased attention, heightened arousal and emotion that consumers themselves may not even be aware of. And, those physical reactions have a ripple effect. What if we told you Purpose has the undeniable power to create deeper bonds that transform the traditional consumer-company relationship?

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