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Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta Speaks With Reuters Davos Today About The Global Unemployment Problem


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

Travel and Tourism Will Create 73 Million New Jobs by 2022


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.

CNN talks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta about Growth and Tackling Youth Unemployment


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.

RecycleMania Kicks Off 2013 Collegiate Recycling Competition

13th Annual Competition Builds Impact with new Basketball Game Day and Film Plastics Recycling Categories
Press Release

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.

The New Office is Now Available for Nonprofits


The new Office is now available for nonprofits

Microsoft Citizenship Team

We’re excited to announce the availability of the new Office desktop applications for nonprofits through the Microsoft software donation program.

Hospitality Industry Offers Solutions to Youth Unemployment Crisis According to New White Paper

Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation Issue Industry-Wide Call to Action to Help Prevent a “Lost Generation”
Press Release

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.

HelpBridge: a New Mobile App to Get Help and Give Help During a Disaster


HelpBridge: a new mobile app to get help and give help during a disaster

Microsoft Citizenship Team
16 Jan 2013 6:00 AM

PG&E Employees Donate $6 Million To Local Communities

Annual “Campaign for the Community” Raises Funds for Nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility’s annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit entities throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.

Round Rock's Stony Point High School Named National Champion in 2012 Get Schooled Attendance Challenge with a 5.06% Attendance Gain

Press Release

Round Rock, TEXAS, December 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Stony Point High School in Round Rock, Texas set out to improve school attendance and ended up transforming the entire school community, boosting student engagement, posting huge attendance gains and winning a national championship in the Get Schooled 2012 Fall Attendance Challenge.  Stony Point High School, part of a regional Get Schooled Challenge in Central Texas, posted a 5.06% boost in attendance.  E3 Alliance, together with Emmis Austin Radio and Incite organized the regional effort with 31 Central Texas schools participating.

Montana High School Student to Attempt Expedition From Death Valley to Mount Whitney

Missoula senior to trek 157 miles and climb 14,505 feet to raise money for a nonprofit organization dedicated to getting youth outside
Press Release

MISSOULA, Mont., Dec. 11, 2012 /3BL Media/– Hellgate High Senior Adam Peterman, 17,  of Missoula, Mont. will attempt to bike, hike and scramble from the lowest point in the contiguous United States to the highest in an effort to inspire more youth to get outside.  As part of his senior project, Peterman will travel from Badwater in Death Valley, Calif., to the 14,505-foot summit of Mount Whitney beginning December 20 and attempt to reach California’s highest peak in less than 48 hours entirely under his own steam. 


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