AT&T and Emerson are Turning Food Waste into Clean Energy and Fertilizer

Next week Americans across the country will sit down with their friends and families to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Collectively, those families will also throw away an estimated 200 million pounds of turkey during the holiday, costing us $293 million as a nation. And that’s just one day! But most food waste comes from supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and arenas.  Inedible turkey parts such as bones, and skins as well as vegetable stalks and stems, surplus ingredients, and extra pies never make it to a pot or plate. What if all that…

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AT&T donates $250,000 to defend press freedom

The Committee to Protect Journalists is pleased to announce that AT&T is donating $250,000 to support the organization’s defense of journalists and press freedom. AT&T acquired Time Warner this year and is now the parent company of CNN. “Journalists around the world do the important work of holding leaders accountable, exposing the truth, and telling the stories that need to be told. Threats to journalists are, at the very core, threats to freedom and liberty,” said AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson. “In light of numerous recent events around the…

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AT&T Stands in Support of LGBTQ Community on National Coming Out Day

As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, AT&T honored National Coming Out Day on October the 10th by celebrating love and acceptance with concerts in select cities. “We stand in support of the LGBTQ community members every day, but National Coming Out Day is cause for celebration,” said Corey Anthony, Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T. “As an ally, our support is long-standing and unwavering. This week we’re proud to support The Trevor Project’s “How to Save a Life” volunteer drive as well as celebrate with some great music performances.” For…

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AT&T Contributing $1 Million to Girls Who Code Sisterh>>d Campaign, Summer Coding Camps

Meredith Tannor’s introduction to computer science in 2013 changed the way she looked at the world. It was during a Girls Who Code (GWC) camp that summer at AT&T’s New York City offices when she began to realize how programming could improve things. Meredith is just one reason why AT&T is contributing $1 million to continue supporting GWC’s summer coding camps for girls and the organization’s forthcoming Sisterh>>d Campaign. It’s a unique digital-visual album aimed at empowering young women to pursue computer science and STEM fields. “Instructors told me to…

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AT&T Expands its Renewable Energy Program with NextEra Energy Resources

To celebrate Global Wind Day, AT&T is expanding its renewable energy program with NextEra Energy Resources. Together, AT&T and subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources will help to deliver clean energy, create jobs, boost the local economy and support a low-carbon economy. During a groundbreaking ceremony in Webb County, Texas for the first AT&T-backed wind farm project, AT&T announced a new agreement to purchase 300 megawatts (MW) of wind energy. It also announced a scholarship program for students interested in pursuing careers as wind turbine technicians, one of the fastest-growing jobs…

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