Team4Tech volunteers are using their tech know-how to help build out after-school STEM programs for students in Thika, Kenya.
In the next two weeks Oct 18- Nov 1, Team4Tech volunteers from Facebook, Coursera, Google and Intersol will be using their tech know-how to help build out after-school STEM programs for students from Kenyatta and Barracks Primary schools in Thika, Kenya. They will train teachers to create, deploy and maintain their own after-school STEM program using computers, selected math and science adaptive software, and 21st century teaching methods that foster collaboration, critical thinking and creative problem solving.
A key factor in Caterpillar's global strength is a distinct focus on local leadership development
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Caterpillar's global presence, depth and breadth of our product line and financial strength are unmatched in the industry. A key factor to this global strength is a distinct focus on local leadership development.
"As we look at building out our Business Model around the world, building local leaders is at the top of our priority list," explains Ed Rapp, Group President with responsibility for Construction Industries. "Development of local leaders around the world is what we have to do if we truly want to be a global company.
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member Spotlight
What started as one employee’s desire to have a more balanced work-life arrangement has now evolved into a strategic business initiative that helps Rothstein Kass retain top talent and develop stronger relationships with key clientele. It all began in 2007, when , a principal specializing in audit, general accounting and business advisory consulting, identified the need for an initiative focused on creating leadership opportunities for female associates.
Through service on nonprofit boards, business people from Fortune 500 companies bring valuable experience and expertise to bear in helping nonprofits to achieve their vital missions. A highly effective board will fulfill its work in partnership with the head of the nonprofit organization by envisioning the organization’s greater potential, creating the revenue model and maximizing financial success, and ensuring the organization’s integrity and high-impact results.
Dec. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ - By serving on NGO/nonprofit boards, business people bring vital skills, experience, and resources that are essential in advancing NGOs/nonprofits to effectively address many of the world’s most vital issues, including economic development, workforce development, education, healthcare, social services, poverty, human rights, conservation and the environment, arts and culture, and many more.
Given financial threats and opportunities and a passion for their missions, a growing number of NGO/nonprofit boards are seeking to assess how they can become stronger and more effective in maximizing their greater potential.
Business executives and professionals and people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who serve on NGO/nonprofit boards can bring valuable expertise in helping boards consider new revenue models and opportunities and explore ways of increasing the organization's impact through new partnerships.
Nonprofit boards provide the ultimate leadership development experience for corporate executives and business professionals. While contributing vital expertise and resources in helping to advance a mission in which they believe, business people who serve on boards gain knowledge about regional, national, and global issues that relate to business, commerce, and public policy, and develop valuable personal and professional skills.
(3BL Media) Walldorf, Germany -July 10, 2012 - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a social sabbatical program as an innovative learning opportunity for SAP employees to contribute their time and talent to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses in emerging markets.