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Second Year of Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants Awarded

Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where they're needed most
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He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young people in Nepal obtain better access to technology and computer science education.

Responsible Labor Initiative Launches to Promote Rights of Workers Vulnerable to Forced Labor

EICC Initiative Convenes Multiple Industries and Stakeholders to Transform Labor Market
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced the launch of its Responsible Labor Initiative to help companies address the root causes of forced labor. This initiative will extend the EICC’s existing world-class standards and programs to other industries, thereby accelerating change through collective influence and action.

SCS Global Services Verified First Carbon Offsets for Sustainable Rice Growing Methodology

Terra Global Capital Earned Carbon Credits for their Project
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SCS Global Services (SCS) would like to congratulate Terra Global Capital on managing the first Greenhouse Gas project to earn carbon credits from rice cultivation. As the third-party verification body, SCS verified this first-of-its-kind offset project under the American Carbon Registry, successfully proving the sustainable rice growing methodology demonstrated greenhouse gas reductions. This project was a prime illustration of innovation and collaboration with the rice growers, the project manager, the verification body, the scheme owner, and partners.

VIDEO: HPE Living Progress | A Message from Meg Whitman, President & CEO

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Meg Whitman, President and CEO of HPE, explains how Living Progress is helping build the sustainable business that will come to define our future. 

Sodexo Concludes the 2016-2017 Edition of the President to President Series with Downloadable Collection

The first edition of Sodexo’s President to President series comes to a close after publishing ten chapters exploring themes relevant in today’s academic sector
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, celebrates the success of the first edition of the President to President series upon publishing the tenth and final chapter.  Titled "Integrated Approaches to Student Living and Campus Housing—Enhancing Quality of Life and Performance," the downloadable collection touches on important themes necessary for improving the student experience.

HPE Awarded for Innovation and Corporate Citizenship

HPE Wins Global Grand Prize for Innovation and Honored By Civic 50 for Community-Mindedness
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This week, HPE took home two awards that recognized the company’s innovative initiatives and its ongoing efforts in the community. On Monday, HPE won the Global Grand Prize for Innovation at the ISPIM Innovation Conference in Vienna for the Living Progress Challenge, and on Wednesday, Civic 50 announced that HPE is on its list of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

by Dalila Wilson-Scott, Senior Vice President, Community Investment, Comcast NBCUniversal
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Businesses have a great impact on society, and as a leading media and technology company, we recognize our unique ability to help solve some of the most challenging social issues of our time.

At Comcast NBCUniversal, we are committed to using our platforms, media channels and strategic expertise across our varied businesses to create opportunities for individuals and communities to succeed, including by creating more access to technology and fostering innovation in diverse communities.

City Accelerator Expands to Five More U.S. Cities With a Focus on Strengthening Local Procurement Practices to Promote Economic Opportunity

With Support by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, $500,000 Distributed to Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, and Milwaukee
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NEW YORK, June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Citi Foundation and Living Cities today announced the expansion of the City Accelerator program to five additional U.S. cities – Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, and Milwaukee. The five cities will work together over the next year to refine their approach to procurement spending, pursuing at least one new strategy to increase the diversity of municipal vendors and contractors and direct more spend to local minority-owned businesses.

The Spark of Innovation | Out-Innovating Hackers: Car Companies Join Forces with Booz Allen

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In the second installment of the six-part video series, “The Spark of Innovation,” Alexandra Heckler and Josh Laredo discuss how Booz Allen Hamilton became involved in the auto industry’s quest to define and understand the cyber opportunities and threats surrounding cars of today and tomorrow.

When she was six, Alexandra learned from her father how to take apart and rebuild a ’68 Corvette. “In hindsight, I think ‘my dad was trying to teach me to solve a problem,’” Alexandra recalls. “To figure out ‘what can I do to make it better?’”

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