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Courtney Hadden

May 13, 2021 9:00 AM

How Akamai Employees Showed Up for Akamai Earth Mont ...

Photo from an Akamai employee who took her bike out to enjoy nature during Akamai Earth Month. Akamai employees across the globe showed up in full force for Akamai Earth Month 2021 -- our campaign to help employees take small actions at home and in their community to make a difference for the planet. This year's campaign was bolstered by the launch of our new employee engagement tool, Akamai

Courtney Hadden

Courtney Hadden

February 8, 2021 9:00 AM

Inspiring the Next Generation with DigiGirlz

(photo courtesy of Microsoft) DigiGirlz is an initiative organized by Microsoft to engage girls in technological education and careers. The initiative, which launched in 2000, consists of two main programs: DigiGirlz Day and High Tech Camp. This program has been a cornerstone of Microsoft's community engagement for more than 20 years, but this year the events were in jeopardy of being cancelled because of the pandemic. So, what do

Courtney Hadden

Courtney Hadden

January 29, 2021 8:05 AM

Sustainability Requires Collaboration: Akamai's Grow ...

(picture courtesy of One Tree Planted) Akamai is committed to collaboration that inspires worldwide change. We know it's not enough to be environmentally conscious solely in our own business. To make a true impact on climate change, we need to use our unique position as a global corporation to encourage our partners to join us in taking sustainable action, participating in community improvement projects, and engaging in climate education.

Courtney Hadden

Courtney Hadden

August 13, 2020 2:51 PM

Partnering with Microsoft on Hackathon 2020 and Savi ...

Written by Courtney Hadden, Senior Program Manager -- Corporate Sustainability, & Mayank Bansal, Senior Software Engineer, participants in the Microsoft Hackathon During the week of July 27, thousands of participants from around the globe participated in the Microsoft 2020 Hackathon. In its seventh year -- and this year, fully virtual -- the annual worldwide event brings Microsoft employees and interns together to drum up new ideas, create change, and make

Courtney Hadden

Courtney Hadden

March 30, 2020 12:15 PM

Keeping Our Kids and Our Earth Safe: Thoughts for Ea ...

This April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. As we get ready to celebrate this momentous anniversary, I have thought more about this planet, how it is evolving every day -- for better and for

Courtney Hadden

Courtney Hadden

November 1, 2019 1:30 PM

Krakow's Commitment to a Sustainable Office and Com ...

Written by Courtney Hadden, Corporate Sustainability, & Karolina Galeziowska, Krakow Sustainability Team Lead As an essential part of the Internet for over 20 years, Akamai believes it is our responsibility to help create digital experiences that are fast, intelligent and secure, while caring for our larger environment. That is why we're making sustainable business decisions that benefit our customers and employees in the places we work, operate, and live.