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Four years ago, things did not look good for Banneker High School in Fulton County, Georgia, about 15 miles south of Atlanta.
It was performing in the bottom 5 percent of all schools in the state. Six out of 10 students did not graduate. Teacher retention was abysmal, and an estimated 97 percent of students lived in poverty. The future for many of the students was bleak, and they knew it.
Bechtel partnered with governments of Kosovo and the US, as well as the leadership development initiative Girl Up and other companies to host the first-ever girls’ summer camp in the Balkans.
LONDON, /3BL Media/ — Bechtel partnered with governments of Kosovo and the United States, as well as the leadership development initiative Girl Up and other companies to host the first-ever girls’ summer camp in the Balkans focused on science, technology, engineering, art and design and math.
Recently, the world witnessed the power and determination of Gen Z after they inspired over 1.2 million people in over 450 rallies in the U.S. (not to mention countless rallies worldwide) to march for gun control.
Kings to restore 6,000,000 gallons of water in California & provide fans a chance to win two LA Kings playoff tickets for recycling cans and bottles at STAPLES Center before last home game
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AEG’s LA Kings are partnering with Coca-Cola and STAPLES Center to restore double the amount of water used at STAPLES Center during Earth Month.
During a typical April at STAPLES Center, nearly three million gallons of water are used. With the help of Coke and STAPLES Center, the LA Kings will restore double that amount to critically dewatered ecosystems in California.
While many companies are already engaging with climate change and an array of other environmental issues, water is quickly emerging as an impactful driver of both business risk and opportunity in the 21st century. Water is a critical input for many supply chains, providing energy and both direct and indirect materials for production as well as giving life to essential natural resources beyond the company gates.
A recently-released report from XL Hybrids, a start-up offering systems to convert new or existing fleets to hybrid vehicles, details how beverage giant Coca-Cola was able to reduce the fuel consumption of its delivery fleet in North America by 20 percent after converting 280 service vans with XL Hybrids’ XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The excitement of running to the family room and seeing presents under the tree; we all remember tearing into the wrapping paper to see what Santa left for us. But families that have recently grown through adoption sometimes strain to provide gifts for their newly-expanded family during the holidays.
April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.