New Scholarships Increase Pipeline of Underrepresented Individuals in the Tech Industry
DENVER, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Assembly (GA), the global educational institution building a community of entrepreneurs and professionals through instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design, today announced a $250,000 contribution from AT&T to expand GA’s “Opportunity Fund” scholarship program.
As a global news organization with more than 2,500 media professionals across 192 locations, Bloomberg recognizes the need to support and train the next generation of local journalists, and is committed to developing greater diversity in broadcasting talent.
Eight-in-10 global consumers would be willing to consume or purchase fewer products or buy from an unknown brand with stronger CSR values
BOSTON, May 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Global consumers feel a personal accountability to address social and environmental issues and look to companies as partners in progress, according to findings from the 2015 Cone Communications/Ebiquity Global CSR Study, released today. Near universal in their demands for companies to act responsibly, nine-in-10 consumers expect companies to do more than make a profit, but also operate responsibly to address social and environmental issues.
Mike Bloomberg: Modern philanthropy began as a substitute for government. Where government failed, philanthropists stepped in, providing food for the poor, hospitals for the sick, and libraries, museums, and colleges for the masses. Philanthropy continues to play a vital role in all of these areas. But some still see philanthropy as an alternative to government. I see it as a way to embolden government.
With so many pressing needs around the world, governments and non-profit organisations have a responsibility to use foreign aid dollars as efficiently and effectively as possible, to create the best outcomes for the greatest number of people.