‘Careers that Innovate’ virtual field trip to spotlight opportunities in engineering, technology and advanced manufacturing as a pathway to 21st century skill-building and career readiness
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National FFA Organization, John Deere, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are teaming up to host a new Virtual Field Trip entitled John Deere: Careers that Innovate on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m.
It was hard to imagine what sort of impact my first trip to India would have on me, a 16 year-old high school student from the United States. I traveled there earlier this year with a team from PYXERA Global, a Washington DC-based nonprofit, to visit development projects in the northern region of the country. Over the course of eight days, we visited the hectic city of Mumbai, rural farms and villages at the height of the dry season near Udaipur, the historic and exotic city of Jaipur, and the country’s bustling capital, New Delhi.
How volunteerism and nonprofit partnership power John Deere’s cycle of citizenship
After nearly five years, a team of John Deere managers recently returned to three villages in rural Rajasthan, India, with great anticipation and a simple purpose: to see whether the Joint Initiative for Village Advancement (JIVA) was living up to its name.
Food production is lagging behind global population growth, due to increasing demand and flat crop yields. One obvious answer to the question of increased agricultural efficiency is new technology. In today’s farm country, drones map fields, software locates underground water and sets plans for planting, and tractors are loaded with electronic gear. Using big data requires big bucks, and investment in digital tools for farming is on the rise.
Vivian R. Pickard, General Motors Foundation, Recognized as a Force for Good
NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ –CECP, a coalition of 150 CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, presented its 2015 Directors’ Award to PYXERA Global, for its partnership with the John DeereFoundation in developing the
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global hosted the lively event, Advancing India’s National Priorities with CSR, in Mumbai last week, bringing together leading CSR and social impact professionals. PYXERA Global, which has been active in India since 2009 in areas such as corporate pro bono and integrated community development, recently became a registered Trust in India under the Bombay Public Trust Act.
New workshop helps companies adopt global pro bono, innovation in corporate investment Berlin, Germany
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014, Washington, D.C., Berlin, Germany /3BL Media/ – On September 25,SAP, PYXERA Global, and, UPJ host Achieving Triple Impact, the first workshop of its kind to bring together European corporations in Berlin, Germany to explore how investment in global pro bono programs can achieve triple impact for companies, their employees, and communities worldwide