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GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

GSK is Proud to Support the Movement to Build a Healthier Community in East St. Louis, IL

Working across sectors and organizations, the East St. Louis community has come together to help young people feel safe and secure in their community, be ready to succeed in school and work and empower them to create change.
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“The State of the Movement is strong,” declared Montez Holton, a junior at East St. Louis Senior High School, referring to the East Side Aligned collective impact “movement” in East St. Louis, IL.  Working across sectors and organizations, the East St. Louis community has come together to help young people feel safe and secure in their community, be ready to succeed in school and work and empower them to create change.

Introducing the Antea Group Chicago Office!

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The Naperville, IL office serves a diverse client base, working within multiple segments and practice areas. Our projects span from traditional ELM to transaction and compliance support for oil and gas, food and beverage, real estate, chemical, railroad, and manufacturing clients, as well as insurance claim support, regulatory compliance, and retail health and safety for global high tech companies.

Illinois Students Experience STEM Opportunities Firsthand with Baxter Mentors

Illinois Science & Technology Institute Aligns High School Students with Industry Professionals to Solve Real-World STEM Challenges
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Lindblom Math & Science Academy Senior JeNaye Beavers’ interest in medicine was initially sparked by curiosity. After constantly suffering from migraines early on in high school, she wanted to know not only why, but how she could fix it. JeNaye found an opportunity to put her ideas into action by extending her experience with scientific research beyond the classroom through the Research & Development STEM Learning Exchange STEM Challenge.

States that are Leading the Clean Energy Economy & Creating Jobs

California Metro Areas also Top Annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index Rankings from Clean Edge
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by Clint Wilder, Senior Editor, Clean Edge

At a time of notable acceleration in the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, California leads all states in clean tech leadership for the seventh consecutive year, according to annual rankings released by Clean Edge, a leading clean tech research and advisory firm.

Diageo Named One of Best Places to Work in Illinois for 3rd Consecutive Year

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For the third year in a row, Diageo has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois, an award that honors the best places of employment across the state, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses.

Connecting People with Disabilities to Their World Through Technology

By: Kendra Ragsdale, Manager of Compliance and Outreach for the Corporate Accessibility Technology Office for AT&T
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AT&T is dedicated to connecting people, regardless of technology experience or capability, with their world. That’s why we created Digital You, a resource for parents, seniors, job seekers, and people with disabilities to help them navigate technology with confidence.

Want to Use Your Business Skills to Fight Hunger?

The Taproot Foundation and ConAgra Foods Foundation are looking for strategic business professionals to join the fight against hunger in a whole new way, by donating your time and expertise for a greater good.
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Interested in making a meaningful impact in the fight against hunger without even leaving your desk? Your professional skills—in marketing, web development, business strategy, HR, IT and so many others—could provide a nonprofit organization with just the right expertise to help them better serve thousands of hungry Americans. 

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

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