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Social Entrepreneurs From Each NYC Borough Selected To Compete In First-Ever 'Battle Of The Boros' Pitch Event This Thursday

Posted: Jan 15, 2014 – 01:13 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Let the Battle begin! Five finalistsone from each boroughhave been selected to compete in the first-ever Battle of the Boros social impact pitch competition scheduled to take place Thursday January 16th at Fordham Universitys Lincoln Center campus....

CEDI Society Donates $5K to Winners of NYC "Battle of Boros" for Social Impact

Posted: Jan 13, 2014 – 09:11 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - MakeImpactNYC, a unique social good conference bringing together the NYC social impact economy, is pleased to announce that the CEDI Society, a civic engagement organization launching in early 2014, has offered a cash prize of $5,000 to...

Traction on Demand Achieves B Corporation Certification

Posted: Jan 06, 2014 – 08:30 AM EST

BURNABY, B.C., Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - Traction on Demand is proud to announce that they have joined the growing ranks of Certified B Corporations in Canada. As one of the first 100 in Canada and with just over 900 on the planet, Traction...

Presidio Announces Big Idea Prize Winner for Initiative to Address Poverty with Worker-Owned Business Development

Posted: Jan 03, 2014 – 05:36 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ - Today, Presidio Graduate School announced the winner of its first annual Big Idea prize in celebration of the schools first 10 years. Hilary Abell won the prize for her submission of Project Equity, a worker-owned cooperative business...

New York Entrepreneurs Who Care about NYC gather Jan 16 @Fordham

Posted: Dec 31, 2013 – 02:09 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /CSRwire/ - As local residents welcome a new mayor and a new era in New York, a shared economy also emerges. For the first time in the history of New York City, entrepreneurs, innovators, disruptors, local business and community...

The Hacking H(app)iness Keynote and Webinar to Improve Wellbeing at Work

Posted: Dec 27, 2013 – 07:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 /CSRwire/ - John C. Havens, founder of The H(app)athon Project and contributing writer for Mashable, has created a keynote speech and webinar based on his upcoming book, Hacking H(app)iness Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can...

Babajob Provides Real Time Access to Jobs in India and Joins the Business Call to Action

Posted: Dec 23, 2013 – 02:50 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 /CSRwire/ - Leading Indian based social enterprise Babajob has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to connect over 15 million low-income job seekers in India with better job opportunities by 2016. Founded in...

Buick, GMC and their Local Dealers Give Much-Needed Backpacks Filled with School Supplies to Students at a Local Brooklyn Elementary School

Posted: Dec 19, 2013 – 04:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /CSRwire/ - Buick, GMC and their Local Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its innovative EducationAd advertising program to fund free backpacks filled with school supplies at P.S. 276 The Louis Marshall Elementary School. The backpacks included...

Cadillac Funds Ten Starlight Children's Foundation® Tablets for Two Miami-Area Children's Hospitals

Posted: Dec 18, 2013 – 04:29 PM EST

MIAMI, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - Cadillac has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its innovative WellnessAd advertising program to fund ten Starlight Tablets for two Miami-area hospitals: Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital and Miami Childrens Hospital. A special Power On! luncheon was held at...

Bay Area Buick GMC Dealers Fund Backpacks Filled with School Supplies for Two Schools in San Francisco

Posted: Dec 18, 2013 – 09:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - Bay Area Buick GMC Dealers has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its innovative EducationAd advertising program to fund free backpacks filled with school supplies for two San Francisco-area schools: Bret Harte Elementary School and George Moscone...

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