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Helping Foster Youth Protect Against Identity Theft

By Phil Covington
Article

Identity theft is a nightmare for anyone who falls prey to it, and while everyone is vulnerable, America’s foster youth are particularly at-risk.

WEBINAR: A Year in Purpose: The Top 10 Trends of 2018

Article

As the year draws to a close, Cone evaluated 365 days’ worth of Purpose-driven campaigns to bring you the top 10 trends of 2018. Join us as we count down through what trended in 2018, the implications for businesses and what’s on the horizon for 2019.

The Top 3 Cyber Threats to Watch Out for in 2019

When it comes to your sensitive personal and financial information and data, you can never be too careful.
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  • Cybercrime is expected to cost the world $6 trillion each year by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures.[2]
     
  • Phishing/Vishing/SMiShing/Pharming was one of the top three internet crimes reported by victims in 2017, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center's (IC3) 2017 Internet Crime Report. A total of 25,344 complaints were reported with losses in excess of $29,703,421. Suspected criminal internet activity may be reported at ic3.gov. (Pharming is a scamming practice in which malicious code is installed on a personal computer or server, misdirecting users to fraudulent websites without their knowledge or consent.)
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  • Cybercrime is expected to cost the world $6 trillion each year by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures.[2]
     
  • Phishing/Vishing/SMiShing/Pharming was one of the top three internet crimes reported by victims in 2017, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center's (IC3) 2017 Internet Crime Report. A total of 25,344 complaints were reported with losses in excess of $29,703,421. Suspected criminal internet activity may be reported at ic3.gov. (Pharming is a scamming practice in which malicious code is installed on a personal computer or server, misdirecting users to fraudulent websites without their knowledge or consent.)

Schneider Announces Venture Capital for Energy Sustainability

Article

Schneider Electric has unveiled “Schneider Electric Ventures”, which identifies, nurtures and supports innovations contributing to future sustainability and energy efficiency.

Schneider Electric Ventures supports innovation through funding, incubation and partnerships.

The firm has committed to invest between 300 and 500 million euros in incubation projects, partnerships with entrepreneurs, and specialised funds in the coming years.

Trane Introduces Zero Carbon Compact Cooling and Heating Systems

CITY products are 38% more efficient at part load than the 2021 Ecodesign requirements
Press Release

BRUSSELS, January 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is introducing CITY, three new chillers and heat pump products below 400kW for efficiently heating and cooling small commercial buildings, industrial facilities and industrial processes.

South Carolina’s State Board of Education Approves Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for Statewide Use

State Adoption of Math Techbook Empowers School Systems to Integrate Engaging Digital Curriculum Into Teaching and Learning
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/–Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved the Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 editions of Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. South Carolina’s adoption of the Math Techbook empowers the state’s school systems to use State Board of Education approved instructional materials funding to purchase

Year in Review: 6 Significant Moments That Shifted Business From “For Profit” to “For Purpose”

by Sona Khosla, VP Marketing, Benevity
Blog

The last two years have been a bit of an anomaly when it comes to giving back. With the 2016 election cycle, we saw a slew of new and important causes hit the top 10 charts, most notably human rights and humanitarian causes. But over the last year, and especially in the last few months, things appear to have changed.

Lockheed Martin Top CSR & Sustainability Moments of 2018

Newsletter

2018 was a big year for our customers and employees. As it comes to an end, we reflect on the missions, milestones and achievements.

Diversity and Inclusion is one of our biggest priorities. This year, we have been featured on the Best Companies for Diversity List by Black Enterprise, Indeed's Top Rated Workplaces for Veterans List and named one of 2018's Best Companies for Veterans by Monster.

Blackbaud Acquires Market-Leading Corporate Social Responsibility Provider YourCause

Acquisition will accelerate, expand Blackbaud’s solutions for companies with social commitment while cultivating new donors, volunteers, advocates for social good organizations
Press Release

CHARLESTON, S.C., January 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced the acquisition of YourCause™, a market leader in enterprise philanthropy, corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software.

Blackbaud purchased YourCause for approximately $157 million and the acquisition closed Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Arrow Electronics Employees Gave the Gift of Lifesaving Technology this Holiday Season

Press Release

January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics employees throughout the Americas raised funds to build more Solar Suitcases for expectant mothers in remote places around the world. Through employee donations and a company match, enough funds were raised to provide off-grid electricity to three remote health clinics with the nonprofit We Care Solar.

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