Dell launches global charitable initiative

The company unveils its YouthConnect Initiative, in a move to expand its charitable giving overseas to focus on education and digital inclusion.

Dell made a move to expand its charitable giving overseas on Tuesday, launching its YouthConnect Initiative.

Dell YouthConnect plans to focus on education and digital inclusion in emerging technology countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China.

In addition, the computer maker plans to increase its overall charitable donations to 1 percent of its pre-tax profits by the beginning of February 2010. The contributions will come in the form of corporate cash, in-kind giving, and employee directed giving.

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