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The Jackson Charitable Foundation has partnered with Discovery Education to offer elementary school classrooms nationwide a dynamic financial literacy program, Cha-Ching™ Money Smart Kids!.
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Through Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program, the company helps high school seniors with a passion for science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) achieve their academic goals.
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In 2008, Baxter launched Science@Work: Expanding Minds with Real-World Science, a multi-year commitment to Chicago Public Schools to support teacher training and student development in the health sciences.
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Enerkem’s disruptive technology converts non-recyclable municipal solid waste (i.e. garbage) into cellulosic ethanol, methanol and other renewable chemicals, with better economics and greater sustainability than other technologies relying on fossil sources.
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AMCS is a supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste, recycling and material resources industries. The AMCS software suite is designed around best-in-class industry processes which underpin all waste, recycling and logistics operations.
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Bank of America is teaming up with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a relending program that provides more than $400 million in long-term, low-cost financing for community development financial institutions (CDFIs).
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Travelers has joined forces with Habitat for Humanity® and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) to help communities build fortified homes to better weather future storms in coastal regions of the country.
As part of its commitment to small business advocacy, Travelers developed the Small Business Risk Education (SBRE) program to help women and minority small business owners learn about risk management, develop safety risk management plans, and qualify for microloans.
In 2009, the Major League Baseball Minnesota Twins were constructing a new ballpark in Minneapolis. For team officials, environmental responsibility was a top priority. This was evidenced by an audacious goal: making Target Field the first LEED-certified pro-sport venue in North America.
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Through their sustainability initiative GREEN EILEEN, EILEEN FISHER create a second market. Gently used clothes are collected at their stores and resold to support programs for women and girls via community-building workshops and through initiatives and partnerships to create new products.
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Comcast/NCB Universal launched Internet Essentials in 2011 to help bridge the digital divide, offering low-income families affordable high-speed broadband service and partnering with local school districts and nonprofits to provide digital literacy training.
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The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the most prestigious recognition and scholarship program for creative teens with tens of thousands of students in grades 7 through 12 submitting original work each year.
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Tarkett’s Closed-Loop Circular Design includes choosing “good” materials that can be recycled; minimizing the environmental footprint during production and changing from an end-of-life to an end-of-use mindset for products

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HP LIFE (Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs), a global e-learning program, provides baseline business and IT skills free of charge for aspiring entrepreneurs, students, and small businesses.

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In 2013 VF developed CHEM-IQ, an innovative, new chemistry program that will advance responsible chemical management throughout their supply chain.

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This Disaster Recovery Playbook is aimed at helping those affected by disasters to recover quickly and effectively from such events.

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Shaw Industries works with many local partners and learning institutions in the state of Georgia to help students of all ages throughout the state become successful in STEM careers.

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TCS IT Wiz is an educational initiative that incorporates a quiz program and competition that began in India in 1999 and has spread to multiple locations within India as well as other countries.

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Ingersoll Rand's "Glocal" Green Teams work in regional areas throughout the world to improve communities through employee volunteerism.

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In conjunction with regional partners, Dell's solar-powered "learning labs" allow students to have greater access to education.

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