August 23, 2016

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Holy Land Principles to Face Cisco Again

Posted: Aug 23, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - The shareholder campaign forges ahead to hold American companies doing business in Israel/Palestine accountable for their fair employment. The campaign launched in 2012 is the first time ever that the companies were faced with this issue, even though...

To Help Increase Adoption of Online Banking Among Older Adults, Capital One, Grovo and OATS Launch ‘Ready, Set, Bank: Online Banking Made Easy’

Posted: Aug 08, 2016 – 05:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 08 /CSRwire/ - To help support increased online banking usage among older adults, Capital One Financial Corp. partnered with Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) -- a nonprofit that helps older adults develop technology skills -- and workplace learning innovator Grovo...

Sappi North America Invests $25M in its Somerset Mill Woodyard

Posted: Aug 05, 2016 – 05:36 PM EST

BOSTON, Aug. 05 /CSRwire/ - Sappi North America, leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced that it will move forward with a $25 million capital project to update its Somerset Mill woodyard. This strategic plan will allow the...

Global Sustain GmbH Organizes the Berlin Responsible Investments Forum in Cooperation with InvestitionsBank Berlin, International Bankers Forum & FNG

Posted: Jul 18, 2016 – 08:47 AM EST

“The Trends and Growth Opportunities in Green Finance & Responsible Investing”

Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 – 02:28 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 14 /CSRwire/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the...

Global Impact Expands Growfund Connecting Donors To 800,000-Plus Charities

Posted: Jul 13, 2016 – 05:06 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the worlds most vulnerable people, today announced new search capabilities for Growfund users to find current information about more than 800,000 charities, which greatly expands and...

First Locally Grown Cider Co. Takes “Supporting Local” to New Heights

Posted: Jun 30, 2016 – 05:28 PM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Hawaii Cider Co. has just launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on WeFunder.com for local island residents to own a stake in Hawaiis first locally grown, and locally produced hard cider company. While the rise of micro breweries...

Thomson Reuters and TruValue Labs Deliver Real-Time ESG Intelligence on Eikon Platform

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 – 05:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - TruValue Labs and Thomson Reuters today announced the availability of Insight360 real-time Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) data on Thomson Reuters Eikon. Insight360 answers financial professionals need for real-time and material content and analysis regarding corporate...

ImpactAssets Impact Investment Notes Deploys $8.3MM In Capital to Latin America and Asia

Posted: Jun 21, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

The ImpactAssets Microfinance Plus Note and the ImpactAssets Global Sustainable Agriculture Note open doors to investors interested in addressing poverty and global sustainable agriculture, while realizing targeted financial returns.

Second Vatican Conference on Impact Investing

Posted: Jun 20, 2016 – 07:00 AM EST

ROME, and WASHINGTON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - At the invitation of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Catholic Relief Services, impact investing experts and Catholic leaders from around the world will convene in Rome to explore how the Catholic Church and...

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