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Transparency Matters: What It Means to Be One of CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

By: Jaime Barclay
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I’m excited to announce that Symantec has again ranked on CR Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019” list, landing at #49. The rating, now it its 20th year, ranks every company on the Russell 1000 Index using only publicly disclosed information around 98 environmental, social and governance factors. The research is conducted by an independent rating agency and ranking is based on disclosure and performance in categories such as Carbon and Climate; Labor, Health, and Safety; and Stakeholders and Society.

Translating Global Commitments Into Local Action

Symantec employees talk bees, recycle e-waste, plant trees, and conserve water as part of Earth Day 2019
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Symantec’s global commitments to the planet include engaging employees in protecting the environment and partnering with others to leverage our collective impact. Our Green Teams, employee volunteer teams located in offices across the world, help educate fellow employees about personal behavior changes that can save energy, water, reduce waste, and better the environment. Global Green Teams’ grassroots initiatives help us translate our global commitments into action.

Providing Resources in Africa Requires Security in North Carolina

A Norton Security Deluxe donation enables Africa Exchange to provide critical resources to communities in need
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. Since launching the software donation program with TechSoup in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits and public libraries in 206 countries worldwide, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. Since launching the software donation program with TechSoup in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits and public libraries in 206 countries worldwide, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

How Do We Raise a Generation of Digital Citizens?

New Common Sense census looks inside the 21st-century classroom
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We’re raising a generation of digital citizens. Digital citizenship skills, like staying cyber safe, knowing about online privacy, and thinking critically and responsibly in the digital age, are critical to a 21st-century education. With the right support, kids can take ownership of their digital lives and have the skills and agency to change their communities for the better.

Building Cyber Security Career Pathways: Year Up & Symantec

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Year Up and Symantec partnered to develop a Cyber Security career pathway to prepare more young adults for in-demand careers in the Cyber Security industry.

Click here to learn more about how Symantec and Year Up's partnership

What Will A Cyber Security Job Look Like in 3 Years?

3 ways Year Up is using Symantec’s new grant
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By Richard Bardine, Senior Director of Program Solutions at Year Up

Did you know that in the last 12 months, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area alone, there were more than 180 jobs that specifically required either Networking+ or Security+ certifications? As the Senior Director of Program Solutions at Year Up, I spend a lot of my day thinking about what type of jobs will exist in the next 36 months.

Help for Heroes

Symantec shows its support for military service members and veterans
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One of the biggest barriers for service members and veterans entering private sector careers is finding a way to market military skills in ways that fulfill the requirements of most civilian positions. Symantec’s mission is to keep the world’s information safe. Being the global leader in cyber security means we are uniquely positioned to protect against cybercrime, and veteran employees are uniquely positioned to help us combat these threats.

Countdown to Earth Day

Seven ways to Choose Green this spring
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By Amanda Davis, Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

The Right to Wind in Your Hair

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

Can We Reduce GHG Emissions by 60 Percent?

How having a science-based target helps align sustainability in the business more effectively
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By Amanda Davis, Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

Setting public-facing goals and measuring and reporting on our progress are vital parts of our Corporate Responsibility (CR) program. We use goal setting to drive innovation, influence progress, and stay accountable to our stakeholders.

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