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Raise the Bar Hershey Coalition Welcomes Hershey Timeline for Transition to Certified Cocoa

Posted: Mar 25, 2013 – 01:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Raise the Bar, Hershey! coalition (www.raisethebarhershey.org) welcomed last weeks announcement from the Hershey Co. (HSY) that it has set deadlines to achieve its 100% certification goals and will be working with three independent, third-party certification firms to...

Paid Sick Days Legislation Introduced in Congresss

Posted: Mar 20, 2013 – 04:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - Employers and business groups are voicing support for the Healthy Families Act, which was reintroduced today by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT). Under the bill, employees would earn up to seven paid sick days...

Julie Weiss Named 2013 Cash, Sweat & Tears Award Winner

Posted: Mar 13, 2013 – 09:15 AM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - Devastated by the loss of her father in 2010 to pancreatic cancer, Julie Weiss channeled her mourning into an audacious quest run 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise money and awareness for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network....

The H(app)athon Project: Crowdsourcing Well-Being Around the World on March 20

Posted: Mar 06, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Joining organizations around the world taking action on the first ever Day of Happiness, the H(app)athon Project (www.happathon.com), is a year-long initiative comprised of awareness-building events, surveys and hackathons with the goal of Crowdsourcing a Vision for...

Why the American Sustainable Business Council Is Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted: Feb 15, 2013 – 10:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - As business owners and leaders, we understand that climate change if not addressed, will impose substantial economic costs on the United States. All of us will spend more money to harden our infrastructure, repair storm-damaged homes, pay more...

Business Leaders Applaud President's Strategy for Reinvigorating U.S. Economy; More Action Urged

Posted: Feb 13, 2013 – 10:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - In his State of the Union address, President Obama focused much attention on creating good jobs and economic growth. For the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a national coalition of business organizations that together represent over 160,000 small...

Warning: Your Valentine's Day Treats May Be Filled With GMOs

Posted: Feb 07, 2013 – 11:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 07 /CSRwire/ - What will you get for your loved one this Valentines Day? If genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in chocolates are not on your shopping list, you will want to know about GMO Inside's new push to get the nations...

New Business Policy Alliance for New York State Formed: New York State Sustainable Business Council

Posted: Jan 30, 2013 – 12:07 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) today announced the formation of the New York State Sustainable Business Council (NYSSBC), an alliance of business organizations and businesses committed to advancing a vibrant, just, and sustainable economy in the...

Business Leaders Urge Filibuster Reform to Enable Better Consideration of Policies for Small Business and New Economy

Posted: Jan 18, 2013 – 12:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), a national coalition of business organizations that together represent over 150,000 small and medium businesses, today released the following statement from David Levine, CEO and Co-founder, supporting reform of filibuster rules in...

Fresh Start For 2013 - National Coalition Calls On US Cereal Giants To Take GMOs Out Of Our Breakfasts

Posted: Jan 17, 2013 – 10:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - GMO Inside, a coalition dedicated to advancing the right of consumers to know whether or not foods are genetically engineered, today announced that it is shining the light on the nations largest breakfast cereal companies: Kelloggs and General...

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