September 18, 2019

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Smithfield Foods Contributes $250,000 to Richmond Afterschool Youth Learning Program

Published: May 08, 2019 – 11:29 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., May 08 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $250,000 to NextUp RVA, an afterschool system for middle school students in Richmond, Virginia which serves to support academic and social development in students through...

Wilsonart and Interlochen Center for the Arts Celebrate the Transformation of The Riley Woods Forest through Art, Song, Dance and Planting Hundreds of Trees

Published: May 07, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, May 07 /CSRwire/ - For a week in April, high school students from Interlochen Center for the Arts joined filmmaker and Interlochen artist-in-residence Lydia Hicks to highlight progress in the transformation of Riley Woods, a 10-acre red pine plantation forest located...

Don’t Recline Behind the Wheel: High School Student from St. Petersburg, Fla. Wins National PSA Video Challenge

Published: Apr 29, 2019 – 05:06 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - To encourage positive driving habits for young drivers, Shorecrest Preparatory School junior, Caleb Kravitz developed a creative PSA to inspire his peers to practice safe driving skills. His video, titled Don't Recline Behind the Wheel, is...

Consumers Energy Helps Launch the Next Generation of Michigan Talent Through FIRST Robotics Championship in Detroit

Published: Apr 24, 2019 – 09:05 AM EST

DETROIT, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy is excited to sponsor the FIRST Championship for high school robotics students, a marquee event that brings teams from across the globe and tens of thousands of visitors to Detroit -- and a showplace for the...

Discovery Education and LG Electronics USA Celebrate “International Day of Happiness” Discussing Science-Based Practices to Achieve Sustainable Happiness

Published: Mar 19, 2019 – 01:54 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the International Day of...

New President for Pioneering Sustainability Educator Presidio Graduate School

Published: Mar 18, 2019 – 07:59 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Presidio Graduate School (PGS), a pioneer in sustainability graduate education, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Maw as President. She assumes leadership of the school as it implements a renewal of its sustainability focused curriculum...

North Carolina Schoolchildren Give Mohawk Group and Karastan a Hand in Sustainability

Published: Mar 15, 2019 – 02:37 PM EST

EDEN, N.C., Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - Rockingham County students in North Carolina recently joined Mohawk Group and Karastan to commemorate the installation of an on-campus SmartFlower™ solar energy unit with a collaborative hands-on art project facilitated by plant employees. On a canvas backdrop...

Swarovski Waterschool Partners With Teach for All to Engage Students in Water Conservation

Published: Mar 15, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

LONDON, Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Swarovski Waterschool is partnering with Teach For All to help students around the world become more informed global citizens and environmental stewards. This follows a long-term partnership between the Swarovski Foundation and several Teach For All network...

3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in National Middle School Competition with Chance to Win $25,000 Grand Prize

Published: Mar 12, 2019 – 10:05 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md. and ST. PAUL, Minn. , Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) today announced the start of the 12th annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge(#YoungScientist), the nation's premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. The 3M Young...

Online Programs Give Students Path to Environmental Jobs

Published: Mar 11, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

UNITY, Maine, Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - With the U.S. pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord and the U.N. warning about climate change, businesses aren't sitting on the sidelines; they're leading the way toward a sustainable future. The world's biggest brands, such as...

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