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Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Provide Ann Richards Middle School with Groundbreaking Program to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers

Nov 21, 2017 8:45 AM ET - Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, officially...

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Creating a Social Impact Program That Builds Business and Communities

Nov 20, 2017 12:05 PM ET - Join thinkPARALLAX and Qualcomm™ Wireless Reach®, on Wednesday, December 7 at 10 AM PST, to learn how a social impact program can benefit both business objectives and communities.

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The Corporate Partnership Bringing Education and Technology to Rural Ghana

Nov 20, 2017 11:35 AM ET - The IBM Corporate Service Corps is IBM's philanthropic program similar to the Peace Corps and allows employees to travel to different countries across the globe, using their expertise to help social entrepreneurs, governments, nonprofits and...

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Helping Children in the Classroom to Dream Big Through Workplace Giving

Nov 20, 2017 11:30 AM ET - At the beginning of every school year, many eager children sit in the front of the classroom armed with No. 2 pencils, wide-ruled paper and all of the other supplies needed for success. Some students never have to worry about not having access to...

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Siblings Create Online Platform to Help Kids With Learning Differences Discover the Joy of Reading

Nov 20, 2017 10:15 AM ET - For some kids and teens, developing a love of reading can be difficult. After their family experienced this firsthand, siblings Alana, Jacob and Reuben Blumenstein founded KidsRead2Kids.com to help promote both the love of reading, as well as access...

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Youth Voices Empowering Movements: A Conversation With Aria Finger, CEO of DoSomething.org

Nov 20, 2017 8:10 AM ET - In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, we talk with Aria Finger, CEO of DoSomething.org, a “tech-company” style nonprofit that reaches 5.5 million teens and young adults ages 13-25 in every part of the United States and 130+...

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Six Amgen Scholars Share What They Love About Science

Nov 20, 2017 7:05 AM ET - In July, at the U.S. symposium, six Amgen Scholars shared what they love about science. From the power of energy to the magic of molecules, these students share their unique perspectives on what drives their research.

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Major Leaguers Shine a Light on Teen Difference Makers

Nov 17, 2017 4:30 PM ET - Rachel and Hishaam are two teenagers changing the world for the better through volunteering.

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VIDEO | Schneider Electric Uses Solar Power to Illuminate Primary Schools for 45K Students in Africa

Nov 17, 2017 1:45 PM ET - Today nearly 1.3 billion people — almost 1 of every 5 persons on the planet — lack access to modern energy. Almost all live in poverty in rural sub-Saharan Africa and developing Asia, unconnected to utility networks. Many companies offer stand-alone...

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Tupperware and The Presidential Precinct Convene Leaders for Gender Parity in Education November 13-17 at the University of Virginia

Nov 17, 2017 12:45 PM ET - Tupperware Brands Corporation (Tupperware) will sponsor and co-host The Presidential Precinct's Global Leadership Forum: Promoting Gender Equality in Education, to convene leaders from around the world who are working to ensure that women and...

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Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Austin-Area Revitalization Efforts

Nov 17, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Wells Fargo & Company today announced a total of $500,000 in donations for three local nonprofits to help revitalize Austin neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

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VIDEO | How an Elementary School Teacher in Montana Helped Her Students Launch a Global Business

Nov 17, 2017 9:20 AM ET - Nestled along the Clark Fork River in the northeastern reaches of Montana, students at Garden City Montessori school are spread out across the floor holding impromptu photo shoots, earnestly making calculations and debating the price of a new Casio...

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Cisco Networking Academy Wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Award

Nov 17, 2017 8:55 AM ET - Every year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation honors businesses for their strategic and sustained positive impact on people, communities, the environment, and society. Cisco is proud to have been selected as the winner for this year’s Citizens...

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CITGO and Steve Spangler Recognize Public School Teachers Dedicated to STEM Education

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 PM ET - CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently announced the winners of this year’s fifth annual Fueling Education Sweepstakes. Through the CITGO Fueling Education program, 93 elementary and middle school teachers received awards that will help them to...

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Meet Amgen Scholars Alumni Nguyen Thu Trang from Nam Dinh, Vietnam

Nov 16, 2017 3:20 PM ET - My goal is to pursue a career in clinical and translational research, for which I believe the experiences, knowledge, and advice from the Amgen Scholars Program would help me prepare.

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T. Rowe Price: Parents Who Stick to Their Holiday Spending Budgets Are More Likely to Shop Online

Nov 16, 2017 2:30 PM ET - T. Rowe Price’s 2017 Parents Kids & Money Survey, which sampled parents of 8 to 14 year olds nationally and their kids, found that 72% of the parents surveyed set a specific budget for holiday spending, yet 58% of the parents surveyed agree that...

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CSD Learns Awarded $75,000 Grant From Wells Fargo

Nov 16, 2017 11:30 AM ET - Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) Learns announced that the organization received a $75,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to create a pilot American Sign Language (ASL) Financial Education Series. Content from Wells Fargo’s Hands On...

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CSD Learns recibió una subvención de $75,000 de

Nov 16, 2017 11:30 AM ET - Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) Learns anunció que la organización recibió una subvención de $75,000 de Wells Fargo Foundation para crear una serie piloto de educación financiera en lenguaje de señas americano (ASL, por sus siglas en inglés...

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Net Impact Awards "Chapter of the Year" Honors

Nov 16, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, released the 2017 Chapter of the Year winners, a designation awarded to one outstanding Chapter in...

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Education and Empowerment: Powerful Tools for Girls in STEM

Nov 16, 2017 8:50 AM ET - The push for young minds to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers is more prevalent now than ever before. While more and more educators and organizations are acknowledging this need, it is just as important to address the...

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Doubling Down on Impact: Leveraging All That I Have for the World I Want to See

Nov 15, 2017 1:00 PM ET - As an impact investor, a financial change agent and entrepreneur, my money story centers around aligning assets with values. At Nia Impact Advisors, we move investment dollars into the companies that matter—those working to create the world in which...

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Novartis, ASCP and ACS Join Forces to Fight Cancer in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania

Nov 15, 2017 10:25 AM ET - Objective is to provide patients with rapid cancer diagnostics and appropriate care First focus will be on Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania Cancer is on the rise in Africa, with...

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VIDEO: Andy Hoffman, Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability on Profit, Regs, and Rep: Why Companies Reduce Their Footprint

Nov 15, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Professor Andy Hoffman faculty at the University of Michigan's Erb Institute for Sustainability in Business, shares his research on "Profit, Regs, and Rep: Why Companies Reduce Their Footprint." This research is especially relevant...

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Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Educators Learn Computational Thinking to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers

Nov 14, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education have announced the continuation of their Ignite My Future in School program in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Teachers will receive professional development, educational resources and...

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Legg Mason Issues 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Nov 14, 2017 3:45 PM ET - 2017 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today it has published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, for fiscal year 2017. This report reflects the combined effort and contribution of professionals within the firm and across our...

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