Large employers know that a better educated workforce is good for employers, employees, communities and our nation. That is why large employers are investing in the education, training and development of their workers and those in the communities in which they live. These investments help generate a sustainable workforce, where skilled workers who join the workforce have access to opportunities to keep their skills current and to develop capabilities that enable career and income advancement. As a founding member of the Upskill America coalition, HR Policy Foundation, recognizes these large employers who are investing in their current and future workforce.
Duke Energy Awards $3 Million in Education GrantsStudents and teachers in North Carolina are getting a back-to-school boost through grants totaling $3 million. The grants, from the Duke Energy Foundation, will enhance programs and initiatives focused on childhood reading proficiency, along with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).