Game design is a new innovation tool and a valuable skill for anyone working inside corporations, at non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs and designers of all kinds. The social impact games movement is one of the fastest growing and most exciting forms of social innovation -- a powerful way to engage employees and communities, reaching and energizing a new generation in the issues they will carry into their future.
Sustainability on thomsonreuters.com combines insight from across the company, and from a valued community of external partners. This campaign provides additional insight on the global field of Sustainability from experts working in the climate and energy sector.
GM's philanthropic actions are a combination of corporate giving--whether monetary, in-kind or volunteering--and those from our Foundation. Since its inception in 1976, the GM Foundation has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to American charities, educational organizations and to disaster relief efforts worldwide.
We are good corporate citizens and share our success with the community to make the world in which we work better than it was yesterday. http://responsibility.verizon.com/shared-successLearn more here >>
Updates on how GM is helping to preserve natural resources and enhance habitats surrounding its facilities.
The term “Conflict Minerals” has been surfacing in the media over the last few years. In 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act into law. Section 1502 of that act addresses the international trade and use of Conflict Minerals. But what are Conflict Minerals and how do they affect our everyday lives? Like the similar issue of Conflict Diamonds or Blood Diamonds, the term Conflict Minerals refers to raw materials that come from a particular part of the world where conflict is occurring and affects the mining and trading of those materials.
2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit May 16-17, 2013 New York, New York www.volunteermatchsummit.org
America’s farmers are among the most productive and efficient in the world. They grow a food supply that is abundant and safe, and, for most American consumers, affordable. However, food insecurity is still a reality for many people in this country. Rural America is no exception. Nearly 15 percent of rural households are food insecure. That’s around three million households in the farm communities where much of the world’s food supply is raised. As an agriculture company with deep roots in rural America, Monsanto is committed to helping address this issue.
Lack of economic growth and stability can pose challenges for communities around the world. Cisco believes technology can help. In fact, they've seen it help--from boosting a country’s gross domestic product to improving quality of life for people in underserved communities by providing access to information, skills, and financial services. Learn more about Cisco's commitment to economic empowerment.