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Global Pro Bono is Changing the World

Five Years In, Global Pro Bono Forges a Pathway of Partnership at #Catalyze14
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PYXERA Global Announces Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets

The 5th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference, April 7 & 8 - #Catalyze14
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WASHINGTON, DC, February 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - 2014 marks an exciting development for the  Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference.  Hosted by PYXERA Global on April 7 and 8 in Washington, DC, this year’s event, Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets, includes a Public-Private Partnership Forum featuring a series of talk-show style conversations between CEOs, Executive Vice Presidents, senior government leaders, members of Congr

Tech Companies Use Crowd-sourced Science for Socially Responsible Mission

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Some new initiatives indicate that social networking and crowd-sourcing can be effective tools in the fight to preserve the planet’s species, with the help of science and technology.

For example, a consortium known as International Barcode of Life (iBOL) invites citizens around the world to gather samples to help universities, natural history museums and research institutes to create a database of species. With the samples, scientists can identify them by sequencing a section of its DNA, known as barcoding.

IBM and SAP Open up Big Data Platforms for Citizen Science

IT companies are making enterprise technology available to citizen projects that could benefit both the environment and business
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Sujeevan Ratnasingham is on a race to identify all living species on earth. With the tally anywhere between 10 million to 100 million – and one-third estimated to become extinct by the next century – it's a Herculean task in the least.

PYXERA Global Launches Website That Amplifies New Approaches To Global Engagement

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WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global announces the launch of its new website, www.pxyeraglobal.org. The web platform, which seeks to communicate the organization’s work on the new frontier of global engagement, follows closely the brand launch of this international nonprofit.

CDC Development Solutions Becomes PYXERA Global, Launches New Brand Identity

A Vision for Purposeful Global Engagement
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Early this month, CDC Development Solutions launched a new brand; the organization’s new name is PYXERA Global. The new name comes as part of a new brand identity fitting for the organization’s quarter-century impact in global development. The name, a fusion of two words evokes the role of the firm to serve as a navigator (pyxis) on the ground (terra). 

Leadership from PYXERA Global Attends COMMIT! Forum and BCLC Annual Corporate Responsibility Conference

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Washington, DC, October 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ –This week, Deirdre White, CEO of PYXERA Global attended and presented at the COMMIT! Forum in New York City as well as the US Chamber of Commerce’s BCLC Annual Corporate Responsibility Conference in Washington, DC. Both events, though different in scope and size, had a common theme—business as a driver for progress and social change.

How IBM, SAP, PepsiCo and MTV Link Sustainability to Career Development

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Which approach do you think is more effective for learning a language quickly: hours of classroom grammar drills or a concentrated period of immersion in the country where it's the native lexicon?

With all due respect to academics, most of us would guess the real-world experience, and increasingly, the same can be said aboutemployee engagement initiatives.

Arts and Business Council of Chicago Celebrates IBM's Commitment to Pro Bono Service

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September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of National Pro Bono Week, the Arts & Business Council of Chicago (A&BC) is showcasing its long term partnership with IBM, a global leader in innovation and service.  On Friday, October 25, IBM will host a panel of employees who have participated in A&BC’s pro bono management consulting program, Business Volunteers for the Arts (BVA), to share their experience and to inspire other IBM employees to get involved.  

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