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Power to the Poor: White House Supports Solar Energy for Low-Income Families - The Minute

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The White House has announced a new initiative to help low- and middle-income Americans adopt solar energy. Under the plan, the federal government will support increased access to solar energy in three ways, according to The Hill. The government will triple the capacity of solar and other renewable energy systems installed in federally subsidized housing by 2020.

CITGO Innovation Academy Propels Texas Educator and Student to the White House

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HOUSTON, July 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – This week, Sandra Clement, principal of the Foy H. Moody High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, and Natasha Sanchez, a student from Moody High School's CITGO Innovation Academy for Engineering, Environmental & Marine Science, were invited to the White House for an event highlighting the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. 
 

Teen Asks, Before You Send That Hurtful Text,`Is This Something Your Mother Would Be Proud Of?’

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Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Trisha Prabhu. Read her story and nominate an outstanding volunteer or organization as a Point of Light.

When Trisha Prabhu read about a 12-year-old Florida girl who killed herself after being taunted mercilessly online, the news shook her. 

Inside the War on Coal

How Mike Bloomberg, red-state businesses, and a lot of Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think.
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White House Gathering Explores Ways Pro Bono Volunteers Strengthen Nonprofits

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Engineers, marketers, software developers and other highly skilled professionals are lending their know-how as pro bono volunteers to help nonprofits achieve their missions – with the blessing of the companies that employ them.

Sanofi to Receive “Patent for Humanity” Award at White House

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Honors Sanofi for its Anti-Malarial Treatment
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ, April 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sanofi announced today that the U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) named the company one of 10 recipients of its prestigious “Patent for Humanity” award. Sanofi is being recognized for its patent that covers an innovative chemical and industrial process for producing semi-synthetic artemisinin utilized in the production of anti-malarial artemisinin-based combination therapies.

Students’ App to Help Struggling Peers Gains Attention at White House

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High school students Stephanie Lopez, Chloe Westphal and Amanda Arellano knew they wanted to help teens curb the pressures and anxiety that lead to suicide and depression. They didn’t know their innovative new app, Safe & Sound, would take them all the way to the White House. 

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HP SVP and GM Marilyn Crouther Joins President Obama to Discuss HP’s Carbon Footprint

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Climate change is one of the most serious issues the world is confronting today. One that requires new ways of doing business, including developing long-term strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across industries. It also demands greater accountability and transparency by companies.

Capital One Joins White House Effort to Expand the Digital Talent Pipeline

Capital One’s new Future Edge initiative highlighted in President’s launch of TechHire
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MCLEAN, Va., March 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In a speech earlier today, President Obama unveiled the administration’s TechHire initiative, highlighting the need to invest in training and development of today’s workforce and programs to train and engage the workforce of the future. In the president’s speech, Capital One was recognized for its commitment to help address the digital skills gap and train and hire more Americans for new, tech-focused jobs.

Ideagen – “Where the World’s Leading Organizations Convene to Innovate and Collaborate"

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NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ideagen 100, a cross-sector, collective impact member network where the world’s leading corporations, NGO’s, and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate, hosted its latest quarterly summit at the United Nations today focused on the theme, Empowering Women & Girls - a 50-50 Planet.

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