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Phoenix High School Builds Laundry Room to Assist Underprivileged Students

BY ELLEN GUTOSKEY
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At Maya High School in Phoenix, Arizona, a large closet off the cafeteria has been converted into a laundry room called “The Missing Sock,” complete with a washing machine, a dryer, and even laundry detergent—no quarters or cards needed.

Turning Cafeterias Into Classrooms to Fight Food Waste

By Pete Pearson, Senior Director, Food Loss and Waste, World Wildlife Fund
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Every school day when the end-of-lunch bell rings and students return to class, a little something often gets left behind: the remains of their lunch. Maybe their tray was over-filled, maybe they weren’t hungry yet for lunch, maybe they didn’t have enough time to finish everything. Some of what’s left on their tray might be inedible scraps, like a banana peel, but likely some portion of it is still edible food. Whatever the reason, this food ends up in the trash – to the tune of as much as 530,000 tons each school year in the U.S. alone.

Discovery Education and CME Group Introduce New Resources to Explore Behavioral Economics in the Classroom

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Since 2015, Discovery Education in partnership with CME Group has made a commitment to bringing about greater understanding and awareness of economics and financial literacy to hundreds of thousands of students across the country.  Econ Essentials offers no-cost interactive modules and an engaging global video series that connect complex economics concepts to real world, tangible examples for easier learning

Booz Allen, Kaggle, PBS KIDS Team Up for 2019 Data Science Bowl

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More than 850 teams of data scientists, technologists, and other experts from around the world are hard at work applying their skills to uncover new insights and support learning outcomes in the 2019 Data Science Bowl

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
Press Release

November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

Gildan and World Vision Strengthen Partnership to Deliver Sustainable Education Intervention Program at 1,200 Schools in Honduras

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With a new investment of more than US $170,000 signed earlier this year, Gildan and World Vision Honduras are enhancing their existing partnership and will collaborate to diligently strengthen World Vision’s sustainable education intervention program in 1,200 schools in Honduras.  

How Community-Focused Municipal Bond Investments Can Drive Social Impact

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by Emily E. Robare, head of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) research on the municipal credit research team at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management 

MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Natalie Randolph

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MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Natalie Randolph

As part of our employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with Natalie Randolph, Curiosity Cube® mobile science lab coordinator at MilliporeSigma, to learn more about the work she’s doing to spark curiosity in the next generation of scientists.

1. Tell us about your background (where you grew up, went to school, your family, etc.).

Accelerating Access to Health Through Philanthropic Investment: Thinking Beyond the Initial Investment

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Corporate giving is not a new concept. Most companies make philanthropic donations or contributions to causes that are important to them. MilliporeSigma is no exception — but I’d like to think that our process, from inception to implementation and investment, is unique.  

Listening and Working Together in Nigeria

The importance of ongoing community engagement
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By Rabie Issa, Business Executive Officer Nestlé Waters Nigeria
 

Opened in April 2016, the Abaji factory is Nestlé Waters’ most modern water processing facility in Central and West Africa. It lies near Manderegi village, an agricultural community around 40km from Nigeria’s capital Abuja.

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