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Making the Most Out of Manufacturing: Metalsa Joins the Business Call to Action with a Plan for Training Young Engineers

Posted: Jul 07, 2014 – 03:45 PM EST

NEW YORK and MONTERREY, Jul. 07 /CSRwire/ - Leading manufacturing company Metalsa announced its plans to train and employ high school students in an effort to inspire young engineers towards future technical careers. The companys new commitment to the Business Call to Action...

Global Health Council (GHC) Commits to a Brighter Future for Children

Posted: Jun 24, 2014 – 02:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - Over the past 25 years, the United States has played a leading role in one of the worlds most remarkable success stories: unprecedented progress to prevent the deaths of millions of children. This year, more than 100 organizations...

Increasing Energy Access in Off-Grid Africa

Posted: Jun 23, 2014 – 05:13 PM EST

NEW YORK and KIGALI, Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - NOTS Impact Enterprises, an emerging impact business focused on renewable energy, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with the mission of making lighting and charcoal production sustainable in Africa by 2025. NOTS already...

KaBOOM!, Morgan Stanley and Volunteers Help Give Oakland Kids a Healthy Start with Play

Posted: Jun 20, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - Children in the city of Oakland will now have the opportunity to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive, thanks in part to a brand new community playground at Burkhalter Park. In less than eight...

BHP Billiton Launches New Online Society Section and Community Review Publication

Posted: Jun 10, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Jun. 10 /CSRwire/ - ​BHP Billiton today launched a new section at www.bhpbilliton.com called Society. BHP Billiton Society online brings together the Companys global community and sustainability content into one central location. BHP Billitons online Society section features news, case studies and...

Jaguar Land Rover North America Announces Grant to Children's Health Fund to Create First "Healthy and Ready to Learn School" in South Bronx, NJ

Posted: Jun 09, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

- Jaguar Land Rover named Corporate Founding Partner of Children's Health Fund "Healthy and Ready to Learn" initiative - Jaguar Land Rover awards grant through its global corporate social responsibility platform, established to positively impact 12 million lives around the world by 2020...

Mondelēz International Foundation Brings Better Health to More than One Million Children in Five Countries

Posted: Jun 02, 2014 – 08:15 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Mondelēz International Foundation today unveiled plans with its global community partners to bring nutrition education, active play and fresh foods to more than one million children and their families in Australia, Brazil, China, India and Russia...

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces $100 Million Commitment to Support Detroit's Economic Recovery

Posted: May 26, 2014 – 08:17 AM EST

DETROIT, May 26 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. unveiled a $100 million, five-year commitment to support and accelerate Detroits economic recovery and strengthen its communities. This long-term investment is the Firms largest commitment to a city and among the largest corporate commitments to...

Maryland Business Groups Urge Gov O'Malley to Veto Anti-Wind Bill

Posted: May 13, 2014 – 02:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON, May 13 /CSRwire/ - Three organizations with hundreds of business members across Marylandthe American Sustainable Business Council, the Chesapeake Sustainable Business Council and Green Americaare urging Governor OMalley to veto H.B. 1168, the anti-wind bill. The bill calls for a 15-month moratorium...

Growing a Movement for Playability in Cities

Posted: May 13, 2014 – 02:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON, May 13 /CSRwire/ - Today, KaBOOM!, in partnership with the Humana Foundation, announces 212 cities and towns across the United States as 2014 Playful City USA honorees. These communities are leaders in playability the extent to which a city makes it easy...

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