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10 Years of Giving Back: A Look at BetterWorld’s Charity Work

BetterWorld Telecom (BWT) has been dedicated to being America’s leading B2B, full-service, sustainable communications provider since 2003. In fact, as a B Corporation, improving the environment and our communities is one of our top priorities. 

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How to Go Green and Mean It: Advanced Strategies for Making Your Business Green

You’ve replaced your light bulbs, turned off your computer, and have even offered public transportation incentives to your employees. Your company is no stranger to going green, but you’re ready to take sustainability to the next level with more long-term, bigger investments. The upfront work to kick-off a larger sustainability strategy may be more substantial,…

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BetterWorld Serves Breakfast at Glide

BetterWorld Telecom helped feed breakfast this past week to over 500 people at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco! 

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Elf Volunteering & Thank you!

Volunteering BetterWorld’s Salem Kimble was out dressed as an elf volunteer recently, face painting students at a holiday fundraising event for St. Leo the Great School in Oakland, CA. “It’s such a great experience to give back to the local community,” Salem said, “it’s wonderful to work at a company that values giving back too.”…

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Making a Better World

Giving Back BetterWorld Telecom was founded with a vision of giving back and engaging with the communities we serve. We believe in the value of giving both our time and 3 percent of our top of the line revenue back to the areas that are key to our collective future, such as children, our environment,…

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Giving Back – Ashoka Youth Venture, Berkeley Food & Housing Project

Part of what makes us passionate about our work here at BetterWorld Telecom is our company commitment to use business as a lever for good and to give back to our communities through volunteering and donations. One of our donation recipients is Ashoka Youth Venture, an inspiring program that enables young people to learn early…

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Earth Day with BetterWorld Telecom

BetterWorld’s Ali Gunertem was out for Earth Day at Ben Brenman Park in Alexandria along with thousands of others and the Mayor William D. Euille! Among the highlights: exhibitions, environmental display, food, jazz music, poetry, free parking, and a tree sale. BetterWorld’s Salem Kimble was out for Earth Day at Civic Center Park in Berkeley…

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William James Foundation Biz Plan Winners Announced!

How do we create social change and speed up innovation and at the same time, provide access and mentoring for young business minds with great ideas? William James Foundation tackles both of these challenges with an annual business competition for the world’s young sustainable entrepreneurs. BetterWorld Telecom is proud to support this project and serve…

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BetterWorld Volunteers: Hope Montessori School

BetterWorld Telecom believes in giving back to the community, and that translates directly into volunteering hours for everything from house-building to helping out in schools. BetterWorld’s Ali Gunertem volunteered this past week at Hope Montessori School.”It was fun to help the youth at Hope Montessori School and interact with them and their parents, while helping…

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BetterWorld Celebrates Earth Day Building Green Houses with Habitat for Humanity in Oakland

As part of Habitat for Humanity’s 2011 Earth Day Build-a-Thon, some of BetterWorld’s team was on hand for executive build day.  We were joined by executives from many of the Bay area’s leading companies including Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, Coldwell Banker, Chevron and Cisco. Habitat for Humanity is an extraordinary non-profit organization building simple, decent,…

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Leading the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs: Ashoka's Youth Venture

The BetterWorld team is so excited to be on the ground floor of Ashoka’s U.S. Youth Venture pilot in the SF Bay Area.  The program, led by ED Amy Wilson, has already invested in a number of East Bay entrepreneurs and is now shifting into high gear, having just added an amazing and diverse group…

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Case Study: Oregon 211info H1N1 Hotline

This week we had the pleasure of presenting our case study with Oregon 211info – how 211info and the Oregon Department of Health quickly and efficiently created a call center in response to the H1N1 influenza epidemic, creating a model for other quick-response, temporary hotlines. In the fall of 2009, 211info and the Oregon Department…

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