Puget Sound law firms and departments partner with UW School of Law to advance diversity in the legal profession


SEATTLE — April 15, 2015 — The University of Washington (UW) School of Law, supported by a number of leading Puget Sound-area businesses and law firms, today announced the creation of the Gregoire Fellows program. Launching in spring of 2015, the program is an initiative to promote and enhance diversity at the UW School of Law and the Seattle region’s legal profession. It is initially supported by Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., Nintendo of America Inc., Seattle Genetics Inc., Starbucks Corp., Read more [...]

EPA Recognizes Sears Holdings with 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award


Sears Holdings recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment Apr 6, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Sears Holdings' accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April Read more [...]

Bank of America, Water.org Partner to Provide Clean Water and Opportunity in Southern India


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. $ 1 Million Grant Will Enable Families in Need to Access “Microloans” Bank of America today announced a $ 1 million grant to Water.org, a global organization that provides innovative, community-led and market-based solutions that change lives through safe water and sanitation. The grant will empower 100,000 Read more [...]

“HBO Now” coming this spring for $15 per month, with Apple as launch partner


A source speaking to the International Business Times said that HBO will launch its standalone streaming service, called HBO Now, for $ 15 per month this spring with the premier of Game of Thrones. The company is also working with Apple to make Apple TV one of the launch partners for the service, the sources said. HBO’s standalone streaming service has been greatly anticipated. For a monthly fee, viewers will be able to get HBO content without having to pay for an entire cable package. HBO’s Read more [...]

Meritor Recognizes 16 Companies with 2014 Supplier Partner Awards


TROY, Mich., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced recipients of its first Supplier Partner Awards that recognize 16 North America companies for achieving excellence in quality, delivery, cost savings and innovation. The awards were presented at a ceremony held on Feb. 25, at Meritor's headquarters. "We appreciate the relationship our supplier partners are forging with Meritor," said Rob Speed, vice president and chief procurement officer. "Their commitment to excellence Read more [...]

National Geographic Selects Craghoppers as Official Apparel Partner


PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (Oct. 2, 2014)—National Geographic has selected Craghoppers adventure travel apparel as an exclusive licensed apparel partner for North America, providing National Geographic-branded apparel for the United States, Canada and Mexico at stand-alone retail and online stores. “We are thrilled to partner with such a storied and revered organization as National Geographic,” said Lindsey Hayes, CEO of Craghoppers North America. “We take great pride in the heritage and quality of Read more [...]

National Geographic and CASIS Partner to Develop a Multi-Sensor, Next-Generation Imaging Suite on Board the International Space Station


KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (Sept. 25, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a partnership with the National Geographic Society to utilize data produced on board the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory capable of developing images to inspire and educate from humankind’s greatest learning platform. This follows a prior announcement between CASIS and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNOSAT) last month Read more [...]