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DataWind Rolls Out an Affordable Bridge to Education

Press Release Published: Apr 15, 2014 – 01:02 PM EST

NEW YORK and NEW DELHI, Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - DataWind, a leading developer of wireless web access and products, and the manufacturer of the world's lowest cost android tablet PC, announced that it has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA). DataWind plans...

Pinchot, a University For the Common Good, Launched by the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and Organization Systems Renewal

Press Release Published: Apr 14, 2014 – 07:46 PM EST

SEATTLE, Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI), a pioneer in sustainable business and leadership education, broadens its educational reach by co-founding Pinchot, a university for the common good. Under this new institution, BGI will be one of several schools including...

Jun 22, 2014 – Using Evidence to Improve Policy and Programs

Event Posted: Apr 14, 2014 – 08:19 AM EST

Leaders of social programs are under increasing pressure to do more with less. That's why many nonprofit leaders like you attend Using Evidence to Improve Policy and Programs, a transformative executive program at Harvard Kennedy School. Here, you and your peers from around...

Former U.S. Bank Regulator to Speak at Event for Responsible Journalism in Ecuador

Press Release Published: Mar 18, 2014 – 11:15 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - 'The Ecuadorian Miracle' is the subject of the keynote lecture that former financial regulator and criminologist William Black will deliver this Wednesday at the Latin American Social Science Institute (FLACSO) in Quito. The conference is part of...

The Columbia Water Center Releases White Paper on Groundwater for World Water Day

Press Release Published: Mar 18, 2014 – 10:56 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Columbia Water Center, part of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, announced today the release of a new white paper, "Assessment of Groundwater Level Trends across the United States," that analyzes long-term groundwater trends across the...

Mar 21, 2014 – Making the Grade: How to Fix America's Failing Water Infrastructure

Event Posted: Mar 14, 2014 – 02:02 PM EST

The Columbia Water Center at the Earth Institute, in collaboration with the U.S. Water Partnership, presents a live webinar in celebration of World Water Day 2014. Please join this live webinar to hear from experts in various fields about solutions to Americas aging...

Local Buick GMC Dealers Surprise Students with New Backpacks Filled with School Supplies

Press Release Published: Mar 06, 2014 – 06:11 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - All too often, teachers routinely spend money out of their own pocket purchasing supplies for children who come from families unable to buy school necessities. More than 16 million children in the United States - 22 percent...

Gap Inc. and the Pearson Foundation Offer Innovative, Proven High School College & Career Curriculum for Free

Press Release Published: Mar 06, 2014 – 02:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Today, Gap Inc. and the Pearson Foundation, along with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), announced the release of a free, open source version of Plan Ahead, a high school curriculum that helps prepare students for...

Eight O’Clock® Coffee Fuels Much-Needed Transformation at Queens High School

Press Release Published: Mar 05, 2014 – 07:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - Publicolor's mission is to counter New York City's alarming low graduation rate by engaging disconnected and under-achieving students, ages 13-24, in their education through a continuum of design-based programs and academic support. Unique to Publicolor-and central to...

AT&T Brings Mentoring Program for Secondary School Students to Europe

Press Release Published: Mar 05, 2014 – 09:52 AM EST

LONDON, Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - ATT* is planning a career mentoring program for secondary school students across Europe to help them succeed after they leave school. The company has contributed $116,000 to Young Enterprise, the enterprise education charity, to identify schools...



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