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    Pearson Foundation Announces 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education Image

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    02-23-11

    Pearson Foundation Announces 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education

    The Pearson Foundation today announced the 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education, the award that recognizes and provides support to student leaders who are distinguishing themselves by leading public service efforts that give back to their local communities while completin...

    The New Rules of Green Marketing Represent a Win-Win-Win for Consumer, Company, and Environment Image

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    02-07-11

    The New Rules of Green Marketing Represent a Win-Win-Win for Consumer, Company, and Environment

    Green has gone mainstream. What used to be a fringe market that appealed to a faction of eco-hippies is now a bona fide $290 billion industry ranging from organic foods to hybrid cars, ecotourism to green home furnishings. Over the past 20 years, Jacquelyn Ottman has been wa...

    New Comcast Missing Kids on Demand and Online Service Brings Missing Children Information to Millions of Consumers Image

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    01-27-11

    New Comcast Missing Kids on Demand and Online Service Brings Missing Children Information to Millions of Consumers

    /PRNewswire/ - Every year an estimated 800,000 children are reported as missing in the United States. Comcast is announcing today that it has launched Missing Kids On Demand and online at ...

    Virgin Media Inc (NASDAQ:VMED) launches new approach to sustainability reporting Image

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    12-09-10

    Virgin Media Inc (NASDAQ:VMED) launches new approach to sustainability reporting

    Virgin Media's exclusively digital approach to sustainability reporting goes live. www.virginmedia.com/sustainability

    Virgin Media, the leading entertainment and communications company, is known for delivering the b...

    Pearson Awards International Youth Fellowships For Social Innovation  Image

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    12-09-10

    Pearson Awards International Youth Fellowships For Social Innovation

    The Pearson Foundation today announced the first winners of the Pearson Fellowship for Social Innovation, awarded to the most outstanding social entrepreneurship projects developed by graduates of TakingITGlobal's Sprout e-course. The announcement was made at the 2010 World ...

    Investigative Video Series Offers Real-Time Insight into Education Strengths of Top Performing Countries Image

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    12-07-10

    Investigative Video Series Offers Real-Time Insight into Education Strengths of Top Performing Countries

    In conjunction with the release of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results today, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation announced a new

    Building a Green Community Space Amid Political Controversy - Park 51 to Be First Certified Green Mosque in the Country  Image

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    11-10-10

    Building a Green Community Space Amid Political Controversy - Park 51 to Be First Certified Green Mosque in the Country

    Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Environmental Policy Advisor and Interfaith Activist from New York City, notes that despite all the recent drama over Park 51, the Muslim community center will set a new standard for environmental cons...

    Starlight and Vivendi introduce new features to Starbright World(R), the preeminent online social network for seriously ill teens and teen siblings Image

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    09-28-10

    Starlight and Vivendi introduce new features to Starbright World(R), the preeminent online social network for seriously ill teens and teen siblings

    Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children's Foundation created Starbright W...

    Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation Launch 'We Give Books' to Help Donate One Million Books to Leading Literacy Campaigns Worldwide Image

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    04-21-10

    Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation Launch 'We Give Books' to Help Donate One Million Books to Leading Literacy Campaigns Worldwide

    Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation today announced the launch of We Give Books, a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the internet to put books in the hands of children who don't have them, simply by reading online. The free website gives...

    Starbright World(R), Starlight's online community for sick teens and teen siblings, gets a makeover  Image

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    12-14-09

    Starbright World(R), Starlight's online community for sick teens and teen siblings, gets a makeover

    Having a serious medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with already-difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children's Foundation created Starbright World, an online social netwo...

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