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Global Report Sheds Light on Employee Engagement Practices in Five Countries

Posted: Jun 30, 2015 – 02:50 PM EST

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - To assist corporate responsibility practitioners as they help international employees give back to their communities, Silicon Valley Community Foundation has produced a report offering practical advice for establishing successful programs in five countries but the lessons...

Medtronic Calls for Applications for 2015 Bakken Invitation Award

Posted: Jun 22, 2015 – 02:30 PM EST

DUBLIN, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it is seeking applications for the 2015 Bakken Invitation Award, a global program honoring and connecting people who have overcome health challenges with the help of medical technology and are now...

Astellas Employees Assemble Thousands Of Care Packages For Homeless Veterans

Posted: Jun 15, 2015 – 02:12 PM EST

ORLANDO, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - More than 1,200 Astellas Pharma employees worked together during a corporate meeting to help A Veterans Community, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide safe, stable housing to homeless veterans and their families. A staggering 17 percent...

Carnival Corporation Launches New Brand, Creates New Travel Category for Social Impact

Posted: Jun 05, 2015 – 01:32 PM EST

MIAMI, Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ - Carnival Corporation plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the worlds largest travel and leisure company, today launched a new brand called fathom, defining a new travel category it is calling social impact travel, that will offer consumers authentic, meaningful...

Morgan Stanley Employees Contribute Over 8,000 Hours to Strategy Development for Nine Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. Strategy Challenge

Posted: Jun 04, 2015 – 05:34 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 04 /CSRwire/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the completion of the seventh annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, a ten-week program in which top-performing Morgan Stanley employees provide pro-bono strategic advice to nonprofit organizations on mission critical challenges. This year,...

Toy Industry Foundation and National CASA Help 7,000 Kids in Need in So. California

Posted: May 15, 2015 – 07:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 15 /CSRwire/ - Foster children throughout Southern California will be given the magic and joy of play thanks to nearly 150 volunteers brought together today by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA)....

Nepal Volunteers Are Safe, Now Company Seeks To Show Meaningful, Long Term Support To Animal Welfare Groups

Posted: May 01, 2015 – 11:19 AM EST

BARRIE, Ontario, May 01 /CSRwire/ - Early on Saturday we woke to hear the heartbreaking news that Nepal had been hit by a 7.8 earthquake. Nora Livingstone, one of Animal Experience Internationals Co-Founders, has spent significant time in that area and was able...

VolunteerMatch and 35 Volunteer Engagement Experts Join Forces in a New Book

Posted: Apr 29, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - VolunteerMatch, the Webs largest volunteer engagement network, announced today that its book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World will be published on May 26, 2015, and is available to pre-order today. Each chapter of...

Verizon Waives Call Charges, Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Posted: Apr 28, 2015 – 11:02 AM EST

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Apr. 28 /CSRwire/ - Verizon is calling on its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal and the surrounding region on April 25. From now until May 10, the Verizon Foundation...

National Grid Volunteers Pitch in for Earth Day

Posted: Apr 24, 2015 – 01:15 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Throughout the months of April and May, more than 100 National Grid employees will join local communities to beautify parks and clean-up areas in need of care across Massachusetts as part of Earth Day 2015. We're proud...

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