Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter
December 12, 2017
Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first-ever commercial-scale ocean-bound plastics supply chain. Additional supporting members of the group include UN Environment, 5Gyres Institute, Zoological Society of London and New Materials Institute.
Tax reform deal: Don’t leave business in the lurch
December 11, 2017
Excellent piece in The Hill by Michael Dell, focusing on the impact that the current tax reform package could have on businesses across the country. As Dell mentions, there are certain provisions in the current House and Senate bills that go against the key essence of the bill, unfairly penalizing businesses and hindering economic growth.
Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year
October 11, 2017
As a part of ongoing efforts to invest in a more diverse technology workforce, Dell Inc. expects to contribute $14 million in grants and technology donations to support future generations of STEM workers, in current fiscal year which ends Feb. 3, 2018. Current donations made across Dell’s 71 youth learning partners globally are expected to bring technology education to more than 1.5 million underserved youth. With the expected contributions, a total of 4 million children will be impacted through Dell’s…
Campus Technology – 7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay)
October 2, 2017
What ambitious young person wouldn’t want to be in a STEM field? Job growth continues to outpace other industries. Ninety-three in 100 STEM-related occupations pay wages above the national average. And programming jobs, specifically, are growing 12 percent faster than the market average and paying $20,000 more than jobs that don’t require coding skills.