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Chase to Award $3 Million to Small Businesses through Mission Main Street℠ Grants; Premier Sponsor Google Provides Special Advertising Offer

Posted: Oct 01, 2013 – 11:51 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to small business, Chase today launched Mission Main Street℠ Grants, a program that will award 12 grants of $250,000 to small businesses across America. All businesses that apply for a grant and meet...

Women: The Forgotten Link between Business, Farmers, Food and Health

Posted: Sep 27, 2013 – 06:12 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 27 /CSRwire/ - Leading food and skincare companies Ajinomoto (Japan), DSM (Netherlands) and LOCCITANE (France) committed to the Business Call to Action with initiatives in Indonesia, Burkina Faso and Ghana that strengthen the role of women in linking business to...

REDD+ Talks: Leaders From Business, UN and Forest Communities Highlight REDD+ to Tackle Climate Change

Posted: Sep 24, 2013 – 10:51 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Leaders from the private, public and civil society sectors convened at REDD+ Talks: NYC to discuss their experiences of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and the role of the private sector in advancing this...

Cities Champion the Cause of Play

Posted: Sep 19, 2013 – 04:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - For the first time, municipal and thought leaders around the country will gather to chart a path to ensuring all children get the play they need to thrive. Play is critical to the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and...

South Pole Carbon and Carbon Green Africa Take Kariba REDD+ Project to Market

Posted: Sep 12, 2013 – 11:00 AM EST

ZURICH, Switzerland, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - Over the past few decades, deforestation due to issues such as population growth and unsustainable forest management have ravaged the once vast Miombo forest in Zimbabwe. Now, the Kariba REDD+ Project is using carbon finance to protect...

GE Lighting Volunteers Unite in Day of Caring

Posted: Sep 05, 2013 – 11:23 AM EST

• More than 425 GE Lighting volunteers renovated Fairhill Partners campus, a Cleveland-based nonprofit, during the 15th annual GE Lighting Global Community Day on August 2, 2013 • Lighting teams in India cleaned up and painted children’s classrooms, as well as planted saplings...

Aspen New Voices Fellowship Announces Call for 2014 Nominations

Posted: Sep 04, 2013 – 10:35 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Aspen Institutes New Voices Fellowship today announced a call for nominations for the 2014 Fellowship class. The groundbreaking program is designed to amplify expert voices from Africa and other parts of the developing world in the global...

Sustainability and Resilience Can Be Profitable

Posted: Sep 03, 2013 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK and GREENFIELD, Mass., Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - On October 16th 2013, two prominent sustainability groups with over 50 years of professional experience will come together at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square to present a one-day conference highlighting the most forward...

ZHL Provides Ambulance Access for All, As Part of New Business Call to Action Initiative in India

Posted: Aug 30, 2013 – 12:19 PM EST

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - India based Ziqitza Health Care Limited (ZHL) has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to expand its ambulance services across India, Africa and Latin America, and increase the number of patients...

Fashion 4 Development's Fall Season Kicks Off with Fashion Events that Emphasize "Giving Back is the New Luxury"

Posted: Aug 19, 2013 – 12:58 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - Fashion 4 Development (F4D) is a private sector, global initiative that harnesses the power of the fashion industry to stimulate economic growth, preserve culture, empower autonomy and create sustainable futures that lift people out of poverty across...



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