January 20, 2017

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Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $225,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology Startups

Posted: Jan 19, 2017 – 04:05 PM EST

WARREN, Mich., Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $225,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. Since July 2015, the Macomb Innovation Fund has awarded $1.4 million...

Mission Waco Receives Grant for Unique Sustainability Project from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Jan 18, 2017 – 05:01 PM EST

WACO, TEXAS, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - Mission Waco will soon be known as one of Texas sustainability leaders thanks to a new partnership. Green Mountain Energy Sun Club has selected the Waco-based nonprofit to receive a $234,000 donation to support a unique sustainability...

Pact Ventures Appoints New President

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 05:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Pact has appointed veteran impact investment fund manager Miguel Granier to lead Pact Ventures, a Pact business unit serving communities across the world through impact investing and social enterprise development. Granier brings more than 13 years of experience...

Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, Institute of International Finance and MetLife Foundation Launch Project to Help Banking Industry Overcome Barriers to Financial Inclusion

Posted: Jan 13, 2017 – 04:27 PM EST

Washington, D.C., Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI), the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and MetLife Foundation, together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as a technical partner, announced today a two-year initiative to help advance the...

Benevity Processes Over $1 Billion in Donations to Close out 2016

Posted: Jan 11, 2017 – 07:30 PM EST

Calgary, AB, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - Benevity Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and community investment software, announced that it surpassed $1 billion in donations to almost 105,000 charities in 2016. In just the last two years, donations to...

Land Conservation, Wildlife Habitat to Benefit from Nearly $1.4 Million from Duke Energy

Posted: Dec 29, 2016 – 02:16 PM EST

Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

Holy Land Principles Reaches Agreement with the Corning Company

Posted: Dec 21, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - An organization that campaigns for fair employment by American companies doing business in Israel/Palestine has agreed to withdraw the Shareholder Resolution it filed for inclusion in Cornings 2017 proxy statement because Corning has agreed to publish a breakdown...

Fr. Mc Manus on Death of Ben Gilman

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - The President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, Fr. Sean Mc Manus has spoken of his reaction to the death of former New York Republican Congressman Ben Gilman (December 6, 1922-December 17, 2016). Fr. Mc Manus who...

Capital One’s C1 Coders Program Creates Excitement and Opportunity for STEM Careers

Posted: Dec 16, 2016 – 04:30 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - As part of Capital Ones ongoing efforts to help students develop a greater interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Capital One hosted a closing event for the Capital One C1 Coders program in McLean, VA,...

Holy Land Principles Again Speaks Truth to Cisco-Power

Posted: Dec 14, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Silicon Valley giant networking company Cisco was again challenged to demonstrate its commitment to transparency and fair employment in Ciscos operations in Israel/Palestine at the Annual Shareholder Meeting on Monday, December 12, 2016. The Holy Land Principles,...

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