Today is the second annual blog action day – the idea behind blog action day is to get bloggers worldwide talking about a single important topic. Last year’s topic was the environment (check out Dell’s post here); this year bloggers are uniting to fight poverty.
As a company, Dell strives to be a responsible neighbor in the communities we call home around the globe – and part of that means finding ways to help those less fortunate. In fact, Dell recently announced that we plan to become a “one-percent” company, donating one percent of our net profits to charitable causes. Much of our giving will be focused on IT skills training for youth – we believe that digital literacy is key to success in today’s Connected Era.
But beyond our company efforts, we’re incredibly proud of our employees’ efforts to make a difference. From employees who donate to non-profits to those who volunteer year round, our employees around the world have demonstrated a commitment to making a meaningful impact in their communities.
Global poverty is a complex issue, and there are many views of the issue and what should be done about it. But in the spirit of what blog action day is all about what we can best contribute are some thoughts on what Dell has learned about how we can all make a difference:
We look forward to following other posts on this important topic and happy to do our part. Now we want to hear from you, what should we all be doing to fight poverty?
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Do You have graphical design logo or smthing common visuals to share in these posts?
Jack: Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Here's the logo and banner page, Lots more info on the main page,
If you write a blog post focused on Blog Action Day, most important thing is to register your blog on the site, so they can track and promote it. As of right now, almost 13,000 blogs participated.