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NCGA Applauds Vermont as First State in U.S. to Achieve Mandatory Labeling of GMOs, Wary of Bill in its Shadow

Posted: Apr 24, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) congratulates Vermont as the first state in the U.S. to pass a mandatory GMO labeling bill. In the wake of this victory, NCGA urges Congress to not support the Safe...

Eco Heroes Save The Climate

Posted: Apr 04, 2014 – 03:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Hippo Works, the Venice Beach-based eco animation studio, is online launching a half-hour cartoon musical Eco Heroes Save The Climate this Earth Day, April 22 [click for trailer]. Whole Foods sponsored the films earlier DVD premiere at...

Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Posted: Mar 25, 2014 – 03:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agencys (EPA) new proposed rule for water safety. The rule...

Leading Mattress Manufacturer CEO Testifies in Support of Stronger Regulation of Toxic Chemicals before U.S. House Subcommittee

Posted: Mar 12, 2014 – 01:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - Today, Barry A. Cik, Co-founder of Naturepedic, a manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and bedding products for adults and children, testified in favor of stronger regulation of toxic chemicals before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce, Environment and...

Chevron's Flawed RICO Decision in Ecuador Case Violates First Amendment and Will Backfire In International Courts, Defendants Say

Posted: Mar 04, 2014 – 12:22 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - A decision in favor of Chevron in a New York RICO case is wrong on the facts and the law, violates the First Amendment, and has little chance of helping the oil giant block international enforcement actions,...

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Launches in Atlanta

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - As part of its eighth-annual conference in Atlanta this week, the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council launched a new name and brand transitioning to become the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum. The rebranding reflects major changes in the peer-to-peer fundraising...

Business Turns the Table in First-Ever Corporate Ratings of Activists

Posted: Feb 18, 2014 – 08:08 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund and WWF topped the first-ever corporate ratings of environmental advocacy groups, according to a new report. The study was based on a survey of more than 200 companies. The GreenBiz NGO...

Sustainable Business Leaders Praise Choice of Mike Boots for Acting Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality

Posted: Feb 06, 2014 – 05:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 U.S. businesses, praised President Obamas choice of Mike Boots to serve as acting chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). He...

Business Leaders See Risks in New State Department Report on Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted: Feb 03, 2014 – 05:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 03 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. State Department released the findings of its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL Pipeline on Friday, concluding that: The total direct and indirect emissions associated with the proposed project would contribute to cumulative...

New Harkin Retirement Plan Delivers Tangible Business Benefits

Posted: Jan 30, 2014 – 12:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - A board member, Denise Bowyer, of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) appeared today with Senator Tom Harkin at a press conference announcing a new plan to address the countrys retirement crisis. The press conference followed the announcement...

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