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Select from the menu to the right to filter by CSR Category Customers Buy Record $1 Million of Socially Responsible Goods in Fourth Quarter; Consumers Triple the Amount They Purchased from Worldstock in Q4 '01

Posted: Jan 01, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jan. 2, 2003 - Despite the weak economy and fewer contributions being made by consumers to charitable causes this holiday season,, Inc. (Nasdaq:OSTK), the Internet liquidation leader, today announced that its customers purchased a record $1 million...

Children and Families Commission of Orange County Receives Prestigious 2002 ''Ruby Slippers'' Award; Building Industry Association Lauds Commission Plan to Provide Housing

Posted: Dec 30, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

IRVINE, CA - In recognition for its efforts to provide families with the housing they need, the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Southern California, Orange County Chapter, presented its prestigious "Ruby Slippers" award to the Children and Families Commission of Orange County. In...

Bank of America Graduates New Welfare-To-Work Class; America/Works Trainees to Begin Careers as Full-Time Bank Employees

Posted: Dec 26, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES,CA - Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) today graduates and hires its 13th class of trainees participating in America/Works, a collaborative initiative that has helped thousands of individuals move from poverty to self-sufficiency. The training program is the result of a highly...

Oregonians on Track to Give More Than $1 Million to Cultural Trust; Only Five Days Left for Donations to Qualify for 100% Tax Credit

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SALEM, OR - Oregonians are answering the call to support arts and culture by donating to the Oregon Cultural Trust during the month of December. As of December 24, $650,000 had been received by the Oregon Cultural Trust, a pace that is expected...

‘Tis The Season To Volunteer, And VolunteerMatch Makes It Easy To Get Involved

Posted: Dec 19, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - For many, the holidays are an important time of year to gather with family and friends and to celebrate the season. Through volunteer service, it is also a time to remember those who are less fortunate. Every year, millions...

Paul Ray to Contribute to 2003 LOHAS Consumer-Research Project

Posted: Dec 17, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

BROOMFIELD, CO - Renowned sociologist and author Paul H. Ray, Ph.D., has entered into an agreement with Natural Business Communications, a division of Conscious Media Inc., and the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) to provide expertise and analysis for the companies' upcoming 2003 Understanding...

America SCORES Kicks Off Three-Year Partnership With Starbucks

Posted: Dec 12, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

National Non-Profit Combines Soccer and Creative Writing to Improve Literacy

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Signs Memo of Understanding With USAID to Address Global Coffee Crisis

Posted: Dec 12, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

First U.S. Specialty Coffee Roaster to Join New Global Development Alliance

ExxonMobil Donates $50,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to Aid Victims of Latest Typhoon in Guam

Posted: Dec 11, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

IRVING, Texas - ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) announced today a contribution of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of a devastating typhoon that battered the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam on Sunday, December 8. The gift to the American Red Cross...

Washington Mutual teacher scholarship recipients achieve profession's highest honor

Posted: Dec 09, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SEATTLE Washington Mutual announced today that 354 teachers in 28 states received scholarship assistance from Washington Mutual to pursue National Board Certification teachings top professional honor have successfully attained the prestigious credential. National Board Certification is a symbol of teaching excellence. A voluntary...



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