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LIXIL Marks First UN-Designated World Toilet Day with Launch of ISIS 2018, an International Program to Improve Sanitation in Schools

Posted: Nov 19, 2013 – 08:17 PM EST

TOKYO, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - LIXIL Corporation, a leading global supplier of building materials and housing equipment solutions, today announced the launch of its ISIS (Improved Sanitation in Schools) 2018 project, as well as a partnership with UNICEF to improve sanitation and hygiene...

61 Businesses Across 35 Industries and 13 Countries Honored as 'Best for Communities'

Posted: Nov 19, 2013 – 09:15 AM EST

WAYNE, Pa., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Today, 61 companies across 35 industries and 13 countries were recognized for creating the most positive impact for their communities by the nonprofit B Lab, with the release of the 'B Corp Best for Communities List', the...

Bank of America Partners with Volunteers of America and CBS EcoMedia to Improve Housing for New York City Veterans

Posted: Nov 15, 2013 – 08:13 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - Thanks to generous financial support from Bank of America and in partnership with CBS EcoMedia, critical repairs and upgrades to important capital features will be made at two facilities operated by Volunteers of America-Greater New York, one...

Veterans Day - Serving Those Who've Served Our Country

Posted: Nov 11, 2013 – 06:17 PM EST

BOSTON, Nov. 11 /CSRwire/ - In honor of Veterans Day, volunteers today served those who served their country by working on several crucial projects to better the lives of individuals receiving services and living at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV)....

Swedish and Indian Companies Explore Business Models that Include the Poor as Consumers, Producers and Suppliers

Posted: Nov 11, 2013 – 02:40 PM EST

NEW YORK and NEW DELHI, Nov. 11 /CSRwire/ - Leading Swedish and Indian companies gathered in New Delhi during the Sweden-India Nobel Memorial week to share examples of how businesses have developed innovative models not only to achieve commercial success, but also contribute...

New Report Finds $5 Billion in Investments in FinTech for Financially Underserved Americans

Posted: Nov 06, 2013 – 02:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - Investment activity in FinTech companies for financially underserved consumers totaled more than $5.2 billion in allocated capital between July 2012 and June 2013, according to a report issued today by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI)...

Hippocampus Learning Centres Joins the Business Call to Action to Expand Education in Rural India

Posted: Nov 02, 2013 – 08:46 AM EST

NEW YORK and BANGALORE, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Hippocampus Learning Centres (HLC), a leading social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) to address the basic educational needs in rural India. The company plans to expand its education programs and...

KPMG'S Family for Literacy Program Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Kickoff of Nationwide "Reading Relay"

Posted: Nov 01, 2013 – 08:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 01 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, kicked off a nationwide "Reading Relay" today on National Family Literacy Day to commemorate the fifth anniversary of KPMG's Family for Literacy (KFFL) program. As part...

Envirofit Expands Access to Clean Cooking Technology in Kenya and Joins the Business Call to Action

Posted: Oct 31, 2013 – 03:37 PM EST

NEW YORK and NAIROBI, Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - U.S.-based social enterprise Envirofit International has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 193,500 tons of carbon through the sales of 150,000 clean cookstoves across...

"Spread the GOODness" Campaign Raises Funds for Education

Posted: Oct 31, 2013 – 07:45 AM EST

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - Socially Good Business (SGB), a social enterprise based in Rochester, NY, has launched a crowd-funding campaign that will create positive change in communities around the nation. Partnering with a variety of like-minded organizations such as CSRwire, Imperative,...

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