Education CSR News

Motivating Young Minds With an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Press Release

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., June 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - You’re never too young to start thinking big! In fact, Rod Hames, a business teacher at Crews Middle School, is counting on it.

Georgia-Pacific employees and other local business professionals recently spent time with some bright students in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Embarking on Your CSR Journey

How to start a strong CSR program
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The pressure on businesses to address societal issues is growing.* The right CSR program can help your business meet these expectations from your consumers, employees and stakeholders. 

In Embarking on Your CSR Journey, you’ll hear stories and strategies from Roche Diagnostics and Alteryx, two companies at different stages in their CSR journey. They shared their wins, their roadblocks and what they wish they had known when they started.  

You’ll discover: 

Global Robotics Community FIRST Prepares Students To Thrive as Adults in a Rapidly Changing World

By Tod Perry
Article

FIRST is a global nonprofit that provides robotics-based programs and mentorship from adult volunteers such as educators and STEM professionals to students ages 4 to 18. FIRST is a mission-based robotics community that aims to get kids excited about STEM and allows them to build these talents, along with critical life skills such as communication and leadership, through team-based robotics competitions.

Trane Technologies Announces Sponsorship of the Science Museum of Minnesota's KAYSC STEM Freedom School

$280,000 grant supports equitable STEM learning in the Twin Cities, as part of Trane Technologies’ Sustainable Futures citizenship strategy
Press Release

DAVIDSON, N.C., June 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Global climate innovator Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT) has provided the Science Museum of Minnesota with over $280,000 to support the Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center (KAYSC) STEM Freedom School.

Keep STEM Skills Sharp With TCS’s June goIT Monthly Challenge

Article

Do you have school-aged kids at home and want to challenge them with a project that combines technology AND social impact? Every month, goIT – part of TCS’ Corporate Social responsibility team – develops a new opportunity each month for students to ideate digital innovations based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Students from across North America think of creative, tech-based solutions to solve different problems related to a specified SDG.

Help When You Need It Most

Regions' Cecilia Bailey leans on tragic events in her past to help others facing medical financial hardship.
Blog

By Candace Higginbotham

You may think you don’t need to know much about medical expenses. Especially if you’re young, healthy and have health insurance.

Cecilia Bailey would disagree.

In 2006 she was newly married and excited about the future. She and her husband, Keenan, were seemingly healthy, and she was busy running her own business. They had medical insurance through his employer.

Then their world changed in an instant.

The Smart Talk Relaunches With a Focus on Inclusivity

Norton and National PTA enhance the family-focused online safety tool
Blog

By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility

I am very excited to announce that Norton and National PTA have launched an updated version of The Smart Talk! Since 2015, we have collaborated on this free, interactive online resource that lets families set healthy tech limits together.

How a Verizon Grant Helped This Small Business Find New Clients

Blog

What does it take to grow a company from one client to 100? For Joe Alvarez and Erick Casillas, founders of iCareClean in Montebello, CA, the answer was a lot of hard work—and a little help from free Verizon courses.

When Alvarez and Casillas launched their commercial cleaning service in 2016, the two friends—who’ve known each other since high school—made a wish into a reality. “It was always a dream of ours to start our own company,” says Casillas.

Building a Brand, Lash by Lash, a Beauty Entrepreneur Dreams Big

Blog

Eyelash artist Nakia Vestal says the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready courses help her run her business professionally.

International Women in Engineering Day Highlights STEM Careers for Young Women

Article

Each year for the past 9 years on June 23, International Women in Engineering Day, sponsored by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), has focused attention on career opportunities and global achievements of women in engineering.

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