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Starbucks Issues Its Second Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report to Provide Greater Transparency

Posted: Mar 25, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Media Alert WHO: Starbucks Coffee Company WHAT: Starbucks has issued its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Annual Report detailing activities and initiatives for fiscal year 2002 (Oct. 1, 2001 - Sept. 29, 2002). The report covers Starbucks sustainable business practices throughout its supply chain...

3M and ConocoPhillips Join FTSE4Good Indexes

Posted: Mar 19, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, NY - FTSE Group, the global index provider, reports today on the findings of its FTSE4Good Advisory Committee, which met this week for the regular six-month review of index constituents. Globally, forty-eight new companies have joined the FTSE4Good Series for the...

ebase to Join Groundspring.org

Posted: Mar 18, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Groundspring.org (formerly eGrants.org) and TechRocks, Inc. have agreed to transfer the ebase contact management system from TechRocks, Inc. to Groundspring.org. The two organizations are in the process of finalizing the agreement and implementing the transfer, which is expected to take place by the...

Illinois Banks First in Nation to Offer Clients Community Development Mutual Fund

Posted: Mar 18, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Belvidere National Bank, Alpine Bank and LNB National Bank Make CRA Qualified Investment Fund Available to Trust Clients

VolunteerMatch Helps Edison Employees Turn “Energy into Action”

Posted: Mar 17, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - VolunteerMatch, the nonprofit Internet service that helps volunteers find places to get involved, has partnered with Edison International to make it easier for employees to volunteer. Edison International employees may now access a customized version of VolunteerMatchs Corporate service...

Technology and Philanthropy Leaders Convene to Discuss How Online Engagement Makes a Difference for the Nonprofit Sector

Posted: Mar 11, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Comprehensive Research Study Released: Underscores the Growing Importance of the Internet for Nonprofit organizations to engage with supporters

Community College Faculty Deliver Advanced Technology Skills to Students Through 10 New Regional Training Institutes

Posted: Mar 09, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Microsoft, Community Colleges and National Technology Workforce Center Help Close Gap between Classroom and Workplace

Fair Trade Pioneer Equal Exchange Hits 34% Growth in 2002

Posted: Mar 09, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

New Fair Trade Products & Unique Partnerships With Faith-Based Organizations Help Farmers During Tough Times

2003 SBC Excelerator National Grant Recipient Improves Nonprofit Technology Capabilities

Posted: Mar 03, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

NPower Network to Use $500,000 SBC Excelerator Grant to Give Hands-On Technology Assistance to Nonprofit Organizations Serving Local Communities in 13 States

Education Telecom and Global Nomads Join Forces to Foster Cross-Cultural Exchange Between Our Youth

Posted: Mar 03, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Companies Leverage Corporate Advertising and Philanthropic Donations to Bring Global Connectivity Technology to the Classroom



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