September 21, 2017

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Recyclebank Green Schools Program Funds 44 Eco Projects

Posted: Apr 12, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - Recyclebank, the incentives and education platform focused on waste, today announced that 44 schools from Recyclebank's partnering communities successfully raised a total of $90,670 as part of the annual Recyclebank Green Schools Program. Each year, participating schools...

Better Health, Stronger Communities

Posted: Mar 31, 2017 – 12:41 PM EST

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - Glovax Biotech Corp., an integrated distributor and retailer of vaccines in the Philippines, has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 40 million vaccine doses to the countrys medium- and low-income communities...

Arrow Electronics Shares DigiTruck Success at Posner Center Leadership Event

Posted: Mar 16, 2017 – 05:05 PM EST

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Denver-based Posner Center for International Developments mission is to build a community of innovators who grow lasting solutions to global poverty. Arrow Electronics CSR Manager Alex West was recently invited to speak at the Centers Business...

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

Posted: Mar 10, 2017 – 04:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help...

CARE and Cargill Renew Partnership to Improve 1 Million Lives by 2020

Posted: Mar 09, 2017 – 11:57 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - Marking International Womens Day, CARE and Cargill today announced a renewed three-year, $7 million commitment to improve 1 million lives by 2020, many of them women in rural communities around the globe. Cargill and CARE have collaborated for...

Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

Posted: Feb 24, 2017 – 05:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Mayor Edwin M. Lee, affordable housing developers and private investors announced their support on Thursday for an innovative new tool to help preserve and produce homes for working-class families in San Francisco. The San Francisco Housing Accelerator...

HanesBrands' Continuing Education Program For Employees is Transforming Lives in Central America and the Caribbean

Posted: Feb 23, 2017 – 04:52 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - When Felipa Benitez joined HanesBrands Honduras operations seven years ago, she could not read or write. Today, the 34-year-old mother of two is one of the latest HanesBrands employees to hold a new high school diploma after...

Consumers Energy Employees Walk in Michigan Communities to Help Residents Stay Warm This Winter

Posted: Feb 17, 2017 – 01:15 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy employees are encouraging community members to join them in Walks for Warmth across Michigan, raising funds to help families to stay warm. Our employees live and work in the communities we serve, and we are...

Blue Cross Foundation Announces Grant Awards For Innovation

Posted: Feb 08, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation has announced the first three grant awards from its New Horizons grant fund. The three Projects receiving $10,000 awards to pilot new, innovative ideas are: Fresh Central...

Expanded Community Recess Partnership Aims to Increase Physical Activity and Support Learning Through the Power of Play

Posted: Jan 30, 2017 – 03:03 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, RI, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition (RIHSC) announced today an expanded second-year recess partnership to increase physical activity and bolster social-emotional skills in local students....

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