Tag: Community and Volunteerism

Disaster response and community healing -- how corporations can make a difference in long-term community recovery

Corporate Social Responsibility

Disaster response and community healing -- how corporations can make a difference in long-term community recovery

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand 2019.07.09

On May 12, 2008 a massive earthquake hit the impoverished, rural community of Sichuan, China. With a surface wave magnitude of 8.0, it is now known as the Great Sichuan Earthquake and was felt in Beij

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#Education #Community and Volunteerism #Philanthropy

Straws, Goats & Dogs -- Oh My! Engaging Primary School Students in CSR-related Careers and Actions

Corporate Social Responsibility

Straws, Goats & Dogs -- Oh My! Engaging Primary School Students in CSR-related Careers and Actions

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand 2019.06.24

Have you ever talked with primary school students about your profession as part of a Career Day? Such events provide youngsters insight into jobs in their local communities and are meant to inspire fu

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#STEM #Education #Community and Volunteerism

Rightsizing STEM Engagement -- Goldilocks and The Three Bears Style!

Corporate Social Responsibility

Rightsizing STEM Engagement -- Goldilocks and The Three Bears Style!

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand 2019.05.22

There’s a popular children’s story titled “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” whereby a little girl stumbles upon the home of a family of bear that include a big papa bear, medium-sized momma bear and sm

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#STEM #Education #Community and Volunteerism

Celebrating Earth Day by peeling the onion of corporate environmental responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

Celebrating Earth Day by peeling the onion of corporate environmental responsibility

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand 2019.04.22

I pause on Earth Day to celebrate the natural resources the world provides -- the water we drink, the air we breathe and the soil that provides growth for our food sources. A single day of recognition

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#Environmental Sustainability #Sustainability #Community and Volunteerism

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day helps spark interest in STEM careers

Corporate Social Responsibility

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day helps spark interest in STEM careers

Hamish Gray 2019.03.14

I often talk about the need for technology corporations to support educational engagements in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) starting in the primary school years and throughout colle

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#STEM #Education #Community and Volunteerism

Keysight Vendor Relationship Goes to the Dogs … Literally

Corporate Social Responsibility

Keysight Vendor Relationship Goes to the Dogs … Literally

Tricia Burt 2019.01.07

Keysight partners with suppliers and vendors that have values aligned to our own. Sometimes we are even able to leverage those partnerships for the greater good. One example was recently noted by Hami

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#Great Place to Work #Philanthropy #Community and Volunteerism