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Equitable Origin Qualifies as B Corporation

Posted: Jun 09, 2014 – 06:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - Equitable Origin is proud to announce its certification as a B Corporation, building on its goal to bring greater transparency and accountability to the oil and gas industry. Equitable Origins B Corporation Certification by B Lab recognizes...

Equitable Origin Achieves Full Membership in the ISEAL Alliance

Posted: Jun 03, 2014 – 02:24 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 03 /CSRwire/ - The ISEAL Alliance has approved Equitable Origins application to progress from associate to full membership, the highest membership status in ISEAL, following a review of its standard-setting systems and monitoring and evaluation program. Equitable Origin joined ISEAL...

Sustainable Sourcing: General Mills Invites Open Dialogue on Twitter

Posted: Apr 11, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - How can food companies source their ingredients most sustainably and protect the resources and communities upon which their businesses depend? With its 2014 CSR Report - releasing on April 16, 2014 - marking General Mills' 44th year...

Colgate-Palmolive Receives "2014 Energy Star® Partner Of The Year - Sustained Excellence" Award

Posted: Apr 09, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized Colgate-Palmolive with the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award. This award highlights Colgates continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency. At...

Meeting the Requirements of The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative

Posted: Apr 09, 2014 – 08:55 AM EST

GENEVA, Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - DATE: May 29, 2014 WEBINAR TITLE: Meeting the Requirements of The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative SYNOPSISThe objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute QA) is to provide organizations in the pharmaceutical supply chain with the understanding they...

McDonald's Awards Suppliers for Advancing Global Sustainability Initiatives

Posted: Apr 01, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - McDonalds today announced its 2014 Best of Sustainable Supply winners in a report highlighting how suppliers achieved significant results by identifying opportunities and applying sustainable solutions in diverse places around the world. McDonalds leadership and industry...

Aveda, Pioneer of Natural Beauty Products Becomes 30th Company to Join BICEP Coalition

Posted: Mar 13, 2014 – 02:15 PM EST

BOSTON, Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate Energy Policy) announced today that Aveda, the Minnesota-based manufacturer and distributor of botanically-based personal care products, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. Aveda becomes the...

Motorola Solutions and AVX Expand Solutions for Hope in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Posted: Mar 13, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) and AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced expansion of Solutions for Hope to the Province of North Kivu, the conflict-prone area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

MGM Resorts International Named One of America’s Top Corporations For Women’s Business Enterprises

Posted: Mar 12, 2014 – 01:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of s Top Corporations for Womens Business Enterprises, according to the Womens Business Enterprise National Council, a national leader in womens business development and certification. The Top Corporations list is...

Shareholders Seeking Stronger Responses from Companies as Climate Change Concerns Deepen

Posted: Mar 07, 2014 – 10:59 AM EST

BOSTON, Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - Motivated by mounting scientific evidence that human activity is a leading cause of climate change, major institutional investors are pushing for stronger actions from companies in climate-related shareholder resolutions in the 2014 proxy season. Led by Walden Asset...

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