September 25, 2016

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Sodexo Announces Progress in Commitment to Source $1 Billion in Products and Services from Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 – 05:40 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Two years ago, Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, made a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to purchase globally $1 billion in products and services over three years from micro, small, and medium-size...

In Canada Enforcement Trial, Ecuadorians Say “Bring On” Chevron’s Corrupt Witness Alberto Guerra For Questioning

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 – 12:55 PM EST

Toronto, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - The lawyer for Ecuadorian villagers in the trial to enforce the $9.5 billion Ecuador judgment said he was ready to question Chevrons star witness Alberto Guerra on the stand about his false allegations of bribery, but that Chevron...

EcoVadis Earns ISO 27001 Certification For Information Security Management

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 – 04:33 PM EST

NEW YORK, and PARIS, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the leading platform for corporate social responsibility (CSR) ratings for global supply chains, announced that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) certification for information security management systems (ISMS). The certification is the most...

Corporate Responsibility Executive Institute Accepting Applications for October 2016 Program

Posted: Sep 12, 2016 – 03:20 PM EST

Orlando, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - Today it is critically important for Corporate Responsibility Executives to understand how the role they have in their companies integrates and impacts society and their company. It is not enough to understand the work of Corporate Responsibility, executives...

GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece

Posted: Aug 24, 2016 – 06:12 PM EST

DETROIT, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles. The plastic is washed, flaked and turned...

Social Enterprise from Cameroon Wins Creating Shared Value Prize 2016

Posted: Jun 21, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

VEVEY, Switzerland, Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - At the Creating Shared Value Global Forum in Abidjan, Nestl announced the winner of the Creating Shared Value [CSV] Prize 2016: Agro-Hub from Cameroon is the new prize laureate and Natural Extracts Industries from Tanzania the runner-up.Nestl...

ImpactAssets Impact Investment Notes Deploys $8.3MM In Capital to Latin America and Asia

Posted: Jun 21, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

The ImpactAssets Microfinance Plus Note and the ImpactAssets Global Sustainable Agriculture Note open doors to investors interested in addressing poverty and global sustainable agriculture, while realizing targeted financial returns.

EcoPlanet Bamboo Triples West African Operations

Posted: Jun 14, 2016 – 02:05 PM EST

CHICAGO, Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - EcoPlanet Bamboo has signed a long-term lease, tripling the size of its Ghana forestry operations to 26,000 acres (10,500 hectares). This expanded area will enable the landscape scale restoration of a highly degraded ecosystem in a commercially viable...

EcoVadis and Together for Sustainability win SPLC Market Transformation Award

Posted: Jun 01, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

Case study shows how chemical industry initiative TfS, using EcoVadis, drives significant supplier sustainability improvements with maximum efficiency

Nestlé Announces the Finalists for the 2016 CSV Prize

Posted: May 23, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

VEVEY, Switzerland, May 23 /CSRwire/ - With the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Nestl has announced the finalists for the Creating Shared Value [CSV] Prize 2016:Natural Extracts Industries [NEI] from Tanzania and Agro-Hub from Cameroun. After four screening phases, the...

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