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Hurricane Michael Highlighted the Growing Diversity of Corporate Responses to Natural Disasters

By Carol Cone, CEO of Carol Cone ON PURPOSE
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Arriving on the heels of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael proved again that companies are making significant commitments to relief and recovery efforts in the wake of natural disasters. Our round-up of Hurricane Florence corporate response efforts covered some innovative ways that companies are reacting to disasters.

VMware Achieves Carbon Neutrality Across Global Operations

A Major Milestone on Our Journey To Net-Positive Global Impact
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In 2016, we launched VMware 2020, our global impact vision to serve as a force for good.

American Chemical Society Presents Merck with Green Chemistry Challenge Award

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We're proud to be named a winner of the American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award recognizes companies for innovative processes in reducing waste and the generation of hazardous materials.

Learn more about our green and sustainable science here: https://bit.ly/2OwNFW7 

Edison Scholars Program Will Issue $1.2M in Scholarships for STEM Students

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High school seniors can now apply for the $40,000 Edison Scholars college scholarships. Edison International is awarding $1.2 million in scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) and empower them to change the world. 

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Annual Cardboard Engineering Challenge

Unique K-12 competition promoting STEM education
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DENVER, November 6, 2018 /3BL Media/  – Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of the Cherry Creek Schools Foundation’s Annual Cardboard Challenge for the sixth consecutive year. The STEM education competition for K-12 students featured a wide array of innovative creations – including a fully-functioning foosball table and robot replica – all crafted from cardboard and other recycled materials.

LG ENERGY STAR Washers and Dryers Rated #1 in Performance and Reliability Again and Again

Energy efficient, water-saving LG laundry products dominate top rankings by leading U.S. consumer publication
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WASHINGTON, November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics leads the industry in home appliance excellence with top rankings in high-efficiency front-load and top-load washing machines, as well as gas and electric dryers, according to a leading U.S. consumer products publication.

How Data Privacy Regulations Affect Nonprofits—And What They Can Do

by Nithin Coca
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Even organizations focused on public benefit regularly collect and store users’ personal information. This means that rules like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply to nonprofits and social good organizations as much as private-sector companies. In fact, nonprofits, philanthropic groups, and foundations are potentially exposed to even greater risk in the event of a data breach or theft, as the reputations they’ve painstakingly cultivated can be tarnished overnight.

The Top 3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Disaster Victims

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This post was written by guest blogger Zev Lowe, VP of Growth and Impact at AtmaGo.

Unlocking Possibilities Through Pro Bono Digital Transformation

By Jessamine Chin, Director, VMware Foundation
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Technology has the power to unlock amazing new possibilities for our customers and the world. Through pro bono service learning, we translate the incredible potential of digital transformation from the corporate sector to our communities. Recently, I was fortunate to see this potential unfold—and watch a community transform.

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