August 04, 2015

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Shubham Housing Development Finance: Building Communities Through Access to Home Financing

Posted: Apr 30, 2015 – 08:44 AM EST

GURGAON, India, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - Shubham Housing Development Finance Company has announced its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with the goal of providing 50,000 families with home financing and establishing a loan portfolio of US$500 million by 2018. Shubham...

Major Leaguers Award $40,000 in College Scholarships to Reward Youth Community Involvement

Posted: Apr 17, 2015 – 04:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Major League baseball players will award $2,000 college scholarships to 20 outstanding high school students in recognition of their dedication to community service and tireless efforts to encourage others to get involved with causes they believe in,...

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. Report Identifies Skills Gaps and Solutions to Fill Healthcare and Manufacturing Jobs in Detroit

Posted: Apr 16, 2015 – 09:55 AM EST

NEW YORK , Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today released a first-of-its-kind roadmap addressing the mismatch between the needs of employers and the skills of current job seekers in Detroit. This skills gap report provides a comprehensive look at available middle-skill...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Donates Over $422,000 for Solar Projects at Pennsylvania and New York Non-Profits

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, PA, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is donating over $422,000 to ten non-profit organizations across Pennsylvania and New York to fund the purchase and installation of new solar projects that will be completed over the course of...

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations Launch ‘Best For NYC’ Challenge

Posted: Mar 12, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Community Partners Join to Support NYC Businesses to Create High Quality Jobs and Improve Quality of Life in Local Neighborhoods

First Lady of Côte D’Ivoire Opens School Complex Funded by Olam and Blommer in San Pedro

Posted: Mar 09, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

SAN PEDRO, Calif., Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - Olam International (Olam), a leading agri-business operating across the value chain in 65 countries, and The Blommer Chocolate Company (Blommer), North Americas largest cocoa processor, today welcomed the First Lady of Côte dIvoire, Madame Dominique Ouattara,...

Spence-Chapin Adoption Services Announces March 5th Benefit

Posted: Feb 04, 2015 – 12:41 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children will host its second annual benefit the Modern Family Ball (www.modernfamilyball.org) - on March 5th at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. Celebrating families formed through adoption, the event is a...

ViiV Healthcare Announces $10 Million Initiative to Accelerate Response to HIV/AIDS Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men

Posted: Feb 04, 2015 – 09:45 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - ViiV Healthcare today announced the launch of a four-year, $10 million initial investment to fuel a concerted community response to the HIV epidemic among Black Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Baltimore, Maryland...

Canadian-American Civil Society Partnership in Cuba for New Business Development

Posted: Jan 17, 2015 – 09:53 AM EST

OTTAWA ONTARIO, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Community Works Ontario, a non-governmental organisation enters a co-operative venture with non-partisan, political coalition in Washington, D.C., and United Nations affiliate partners for voluntary civil society programme on economic and social development in Cuba. After over a...

Swedish Retailer IKEA to Install Missouri’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array on Future St. Louis Store Opening Fall 2015

Posted: Jan 14, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, MO , Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today announced solar energy plans for its St. Louis store opening Fall 2015. Panel installation will begin this Spring, with completion before the stores opening, making the project...

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