December 15, 2017

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Benevity Shares Why More Companies Are Joining the #GivingTuesday Movement

Posted: Nov 21, 2017 – 07:45 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, has noted a trend of increased participation from companies in the #GivingTuesday movement. Of the 165 organizations polled by Benevity, 92nd Street Y (92Y)...

Dr. Erin Anastasi Honored With the 2017 UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award for Her Work to End Fistula

Posted: Nov 17, 2017 – 10:39 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - The UNFCU Foundation awarded Dr. Erin Anastasi, coordinator of the Campaign to End Fistula being led by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with its 2017 Womens Empowerment Award. Dr. Anastasi was recently recognized at a reception...

U.S. Chamber Foundation Announces Winners of 18th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation last night named the winners of its annual Corporate Citizenship Awards, recognizing businesses for making a significant, positive impact on the communities and societies in which they operate. Businesses are a powerful...

General Mills Signs on to World Cocoa Foundation's Joint Frameworks for Action to Combat Deforestation

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 09:30 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - General Mills joins leading companies in an agreement to end deforestation, protect national parks from illegal cocoa production and develop alternative livelihoods for affected smallholder farmers in Cote dIvoire and Ghana. The two countries produce nearly two-thirds of...

FSC Announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

• FSC, IKEA of Sweden and SIG support the development of scientifically rigorous methodologies to quantify the climate benefits of FSC certification

JPMorgan Chase Announces $900,000 in Sustainable Infrastructure Investments and Branch Enhancements to Support Detroit’s Economic Recovery

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced a $900,000 investment to support sustainable infrastructure projects in Detroit. In addition, the firm is retrofitting over 70 percent of Chase branches in the city with LED lights and new Building Management Systems....

SC Johnson Unveils ‘Carnaúba: Tree of Life’ Exhibit at Museum of Industry in Fortaleza, Brazil

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - For more than 80 years, the carnaba palm has been a symbol representing the State of Cear in Brazil, yet for SC Johnson, it also symbolizes the companys success and long-term commitment to preserving the countrys natural...

Corporate Philanthropy Institute Addresses ‘Purposeful Action in a Changing World' at Feb. 12 Event

Posted: Nov 15, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - On Feb. 12, 2018, the Corporate Philanthropy Institute, presented by Northern California Grantmakers and Silicon Valley Community Foundation, will explore how companies and corporate responsibility professionals can uphold their inherent values during changing times. The event,...

American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

Posted: Nov 14, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

MONTREAL, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations. POP is a US-based not-for-profit...

10th Annual Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

Posted: Nov 13, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's Film Festival is the largest film festival devoted exclusively to celebrating the work of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals, their companies, and programs. The 2018 Film Festivalthe tenth annualis...

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