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Read How Tech Continues To Champion Diversity
Tech is providing the skills, resources, and programs that promote diversity in the innovation economy. From community investments to help drive change to new ways to support Black-owned businesses, tech companies are prioritizing diversity in every sector of our economy. See below for more information about how the tech industry is continuing to champion diversity.
Tech Continues To Champion Diversity
Update on Actions — We Stand Against Racism (Accenture)
Accenture announced new employment goals, mandatory training to identify and speak up about racism, and community investments to drive change.
Everyone Should Have Access To Digital Skills (Microsoft)
Microsoft has launched a new grant program for Black-led nonprofits to level the playing field and ensure that skills training and economic opportunities are truly accessible to all.
Google and USBC will provide training for Black-owned businesses to enhance their presence on Google through the use of digital tools like Google My Business and Google Analytics.
Celebrating ¡Adelante Nasdaq! (NASDAQ)
At Nasdaq, we are marking the start of Hispanic Heritage Month and Latino Heritage Month with a celebration of our membership and beyond.
This year the CLYLP (Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project) Comcast Fellowship marks its 11th year in providing undergrad students an opportunity to have first-hand experience of California state government and public policy.
What's New in Tech
HPE donates technology to enable remote learning for disadvantaged youth during pandemic (HPE)
HPE’s donation of refurbished laptops helped Boys Hope Girls Hope ensure that its young people and teams had the necessary technology to adapt to sudden shifts to remote learning at partner schools. The donated technology also helped Boys Hope Girls Hope turn its Collegiate Prep Week into a remote conference for 80 graduating high school seniors across its network and launch a summer virtual service program titled ALL In (Act. Learn. Lead.) for 100 youth.
Read more here.
What We're Saying
· TechNet Members To Meet Virtually With Lawmakers (The Hill). Read this news feature here.
· TechNet Flying In (Politico Influence). Read this news feature here.
· TechNet Holds Virtual Version Of Its Annual Fly-In (Axios). Read this news feature here.
· TechNet Finds A Way To Make a Fly-In Happen Mid-Pandemic (Politico Morning Tech). Read this news feature here.
Before You Start Your Weekend
By 2030, Apple's whole carbon footprint — from manufacturing to transportation to end-of-life material recovery — will be nonexistent. All of Apple will be 100 percent carbon neutral. To do that, we’ll be using renewable energy and recycled materials throughout our supply chain. We’ll be restoring natural ecosystems around the world. And we’ll reuse as much as we can. (Apple)