News about grants, gifts
Siemens Canada donated 150 laptops for distribution to five Canadian schools, as well as 150 laptops to educational initiatives in Costa Rica and Nicaragua to help students in developing nations gain greater access to technology.
News about people, groups
The Giving Pledge added 14 new individuals and couples to its growing list of signatories: Leonard H. Ainsworth, Australia; Mohammed Dewji, Tanzania; Dagmar Dolby, United States; DONG Fangjun, People’s Republic of China; Anne Grete Eidsvig and Kjell Inge Røkke, Norway; Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Monaco, Cyprus; Nick and Leslie Hanauer, United States; Iza and Samo Login, Slovenia; Dean and Marianne Metropoulos, United States; Terry and Susan Ragon, United States; Nat Simons and Laura Baxter-Simons,United States; Robert Frederick Smith, United States; Harry H. Stine, United States; and YOU Zhonghui, People’s Republic of China.
In honor of Canada’s 150th birthday, Glad partnered with Canadian city clean programs to create a unified cleanup under the #CleanCanadaTogether banner.
Wave announced a US$24 million strategic financing, with participation from leading financial services companies including National Australia Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Portag3, and Exhibition Capital.
The Metro Toronto Convention Centre was honored with the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence in the public assembly category by the Building Owner’s and Management Association of Toronto.
GeneNews Limited announced a warrant exercise incentive program designed to encourage the early exercise of its 12,466,238 outstanding and unlisted warrants.
DKT International entered the Kenyan reproductive health market, launching high quality, affordable and effective contraceptives.
Employees of Corby Spirit and Wine spent the day volunteering within their own communities across Canada in a collective effort to give back to the neighbourhoods where they live and work on June 1st.
Graduate Women International welcomed Bharati Thakore and Bina Thadani from the Indian Federation of University Women Associations, Mumbai to the GWI headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in late May.
The Presidency of the Republic of Benin and the conservation NGO African Parks announced the signing of a 10-year renewable partnership to revitalise, rehabilitate, and develop Pendjari National Park.
News about opportunities, initiatives
African Wildlife Foundation is encouraging individuals to take part in their Wildlife Hero Quiz to find out what it takes to be a true wildlife hero and how individuals can help protect Africa’s precious species.
INEPAS is inviting individuals who want to enhance their learning while experiencing life in Guatemala to apply for their Language Immersion Program, Service Learning Program, and Voluntary Internships.
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