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The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.
The report provides an overview of progress and achievements across the company during the year
October 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Liberty Global’s 2012 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report entitled ‘Discovering New Possibilities’ provides an overview of progress and achievements across the company during the year, and identifies some of the challenges addressed along the way. The report focuses on the most important CR issues as defined by the company and its key stakeholders. Accordingly, the company’s CR efforts are concentrated in four main areas:
“Power On!” celebration held to honor Cadillac dealers’ funding for the more than 5,300 pediatric patients its donation will support over the next year
PITTSBURGH, PA, October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cadillac Metropolitan Pittsburgh Dealer Advertising Association has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its WellnessAd advertising to fund 11 Starlight Tablets for three Pittsburgh hospitals: Allegheny General Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and The Children’s Institute.
The report gives an overview of the company's approach to sustainability along with progress against its key performance measures
(3BL Media) October 2, 2012 - Sky signals its new approach to sustainability reporting
This year Sky has changed its approach to sustainability reporting, enabling stakeholders to find information in a range of ways.
There’s no longer a microsite, with the website, sky.com/thebiggerpicture now the central point for communicating all Sky’s work. It will be frequently updated, using video, blogs, news and Twitter to help tell the story of what Sky does.
General Motors is supporting an effort to re-purpose scrap vehicle material into clothing for the homeless. Leftover sound absorbing material from the production of Chevrolet Malibu’s and Buick Verano’s is being used to create self-heated, waterproof coats that double as sleeping bags. The bad weather gear is the vision of a Detroit humanitarian, Veronika Scott, whose Empowerment Plan program works with GM for the source material.
(3BL Media) July 11, 2012 - On June 21th 2012, Discovery’s European TV headquarters in London launched a project to showcase work by up and coming artists over the next 12 months. Partnering with Chelsea College of Art and Design, part of the University of the Arts London, Discovery invited over 100 second year students to create a piece of art that responded to the concept of ‘Igniting curiosity.’ After a competitive pitch four students have been selected to exhibit work in a range of media from interactive sculptures to a 3D butterfly installation and immersive photography.