First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.
Award reflects Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
BANGALORE , February 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Quest Alliance India today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Quest Alliance India an additional grant of US$623,000 to help the organization provide approximately 3,000 disadvantaged young people with career and workplace skills. The grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Quest Alliance India to more than US$950,000 since 2009.
More than 1,500 Schools Mark Second Annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl Competition; 4.5 Million Pounds of Recyclables Recovered
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, today announced the winners of “Recycle-Bowl,” the first nationwide recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students. Recycle-Bowl, sponsored by Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), reached more than 900,000 students across America with schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia competing.
In partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), the Center for Strategic and International Studies will be hosting a live-streamed conversation about global trends in youth development on Tuesday, February 12 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. E.T. Jennifer Silberman, VP of Corporate Responsibility for Hilton Worldwide will be joining the panel discussion.
Chris Nassetta, President & CEO of Hilton Worldwide, stops by Reuters Davos Today at the World Economic Forum to discuss the economy and Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to youth. To hear what Chris Nassetta has to say about the industry’s impressive projected pipeline of growth and its plans to prevent a “lost generation” click here.
At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world. The travel and tourism industry is uniquely positioned to address this issue as it is expected to create 73 million new jobs by 2022. However, in order to fill these positions, hospitality companies around the world need to address the skills gap.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNN's John Defterios speaks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta about growth and tackling youth employment. Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) released a white paper at the highlighting solutions to youth joblessness that the hospitality industry is positioned to provide.
13th Annual Competition Builds Impact with new Basketball Game Day and Film Plastics Recycling Categories
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RecycleMania is back in action as college campuses compete to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running alongside the NCAA basketball tournament, colleges and universities take part in an exciting competition that increases recycling participation by students and staff, while raising awareness about waste reduction programs on campuses.
Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation Issue Industry-Wide Call to Action to Help Prevent a “Lost Generation”
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At a time when more than 75 million young people can’t find jobs, and countless more are underemployed, investing in opportunities for youth is not only a critical development issue but also a growth strategy for businesses around the world.