March 24, 2018 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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New Research Highlights Potential Vulnerabilities of Urban Food Systems to Natural Disasters

Posted: Jan 24, 2017 – 09:48 AM EST

BOSTON, Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) today released new research in a report titled, The Resilience of Americas Food Systems: Evidence from Five Cities. Supported by a grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, the study finds that...

CITGO Raises Funds for Local Community Programs with 2016 Spirit Pump Initiative

Posted: Jan 12, 2017 – 05:05 PM EST

HOUSTON, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its Marketers and Retailers, raised approximately $30,000 in 2016 through the installation of Spirit Pumps at participating CITGO stations across the nation. These specially wrapped, branded fuel pumps were operational at different times...

OppenheimerFunds Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Posted: Jan 11, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community during this weeks Distribution Symposium in Atlanta. In coordination with the Boys Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, conference attendees assembled and donated 300 College Bound Care packages that will include school supplies...

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City Announces Partnership with Catholic University to Accelerate Small Business Growth in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Dec 13, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and The Catholic University of America announced today a unique partnership to accelerate small business growth in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. As a part of this partnership, The Tim...

Capital BlueCross Annual Secret Santa Program Provides 600 Gifts for Local Children in Need

Posted: Dec 08, 2016 – 05:10 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 08 /CSRwire/ - Capital BlueCross employees today packed up hundreds of gifts to send to children in need this holiday season. The company's annual "Secret Santa" program provides gifts to children, from infants to teenagers, who otherwise may not have...

Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit

Posted: Nov 30, 2016 – 01:30 PM EST

Sustainable Brands joins forces with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) and BASF to debut a mixed-use urban agriculture development project today. A new Community Resource Center in Detroits lower North End is the result of business leaders in the Sustainable Brands community...

JetBlue Launches in Havana – Its 100th Destination – on Historic First Day of Service Between the U.S. and Cuban Capital

Posted: Nov 30, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Flight 243 Makes History as First Havana-Bound Commercial Flight from New York Metro Area in More Than 50 Years JetBlue Will Also Launch First-Ever Flights From Orlando and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood This Week, Lifting JetBlue to Nearly 50...

CITGO and New England Area Partners Raise $20,000 for Red Sox Foundation Programs in 2016

Posted: Nov 24, 2016 – 10:25 AM EST

BOSTON, Nov. 24 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local New England area Marketers, SEI Fuels, Global Partners and Tradewinds, raised $20,000 during the months of July through October for the Red Sox Foundation. Through the CITGO Red Sox-branded spirit pump...

HP Announces World On Wheels Mobile Labs at Global Citizen Festival India

Posted: Nov 21, 2016 – 08:42 AM EST

PALO ALTO, CALIF., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - /Marketwired/ Today at Global Citizen Festival India, HP announced a commitment to build and deploy 48 self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs aimed at driving digital literacy, education programming, entrepreneurship training, and other community services...

Michelle Borré, OppenheimerFunds, Inducted into the 2016 YW Academy of Women Leaders Class

Posted: Nov 18, 2016 – 04:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - The YWCA of the City of New York (YW) announced that Michelle Borr, sole Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Fundamental Alternatives Fund (QVOPX) and lead Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Capital Income Fund (OPPEX), along with more than 20...



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