In many parts of the world, being able to download information on a smartphone, tablet or laptop in a few seconds is the norm. In Silicon Valley, wireless high-speed Internet connections are more ubiquitous than Starbucks.
Past Sappi Ideas that Matter grant winner EducationSuperHighway is the leading non-profit focused on upgrading Internet infrastructure to enable digital learning in America's K-12 public schools. Check out their story.
America's schools need an upgrade. Digital learning can transform education, but it requires robust broadband. And today, 40 million students don't have the speed they need. That's 72% of all K-12 students in the US.
Cheryl Heller’s presentation charts Sappi's Ideas that Matter's history and impact, as well as the evolving path of social design
I’m very proud of the social responsibility platform that Sappi supports. My company focuses on three critical groups: communities, customers and employees. Part of our customer outreach includes the Sappi Ideas that Matter grant program, which awards grants to designers who help nonprofit organizations make a meaningful difference in the communities they support by using their skills, creativity and design thinking.
At its inaugural Social Good Awards on Monday, March 3, the media news organization Cynopsis honored the television industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives for the 2014 year. Nat Geo WILD and FOX Sports, both members of the 21st Century Fox family, each received awards for their Big Cat Week and Special Olympics campaigns, respectively.
Awards to Be Presented at 2015 Cause Marketing Forum Conference
Rye, NY, January 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Cause Marketing Golden Halo Award, the highest honor for companies and causes that collaborate to produce business and social dividends, will be bestowed on CVS Health and the United Nations Foundation at the 2015 Cause Marketing Forum conference.
Southern California Honda Dealers Association funding offers underserved students at KIPP LA Prep access to essential technology to enhance learning
December 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - To further its commitment to helping address the needs of the community, the Southern California Honda Dealers (SoCal Honda) has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its EducationAd program to provide KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory School (KIPP LA Prep) students with an educational 3D printer and computers necessary to support the printer. The printer will support design, math and science programs and enhance high school and college readiness.
Partnership With National Recreation and Park Association to Enhance Youth Sports Programs in Baltimore and Serve More Youth in the Community
October 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Baltimore Chevrolet Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to support Youth Sports Programs in Greater Baltimore through partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association. Funding will support the distribution of much-needed new uniforms and sports equipment to programs in Hartford, Howard and Cecil Counties, and Baltimore City. The programs aim to engage youth in after-school activities and empower them to build and hone the values and skills they need to achieve positive outcomes.