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DLA Piper Foundation Partners with Global Communities to Rebuild Livelihoods in Areas Struck by Typhoon in Philippines

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 11:21 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - The DLA Piper Foundation has donated $43,369 to Global Communities to assist recovery efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The typhoon struck on November 8, 2013, and caused widespread destruction, damaging more...

US Synthetic Bearings' Hydropowered Humanitarian Effort Lights Up Remote Village in Nepal

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 11:15 AM EST

OREM, Utah, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - US Synthetic Corporation, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the leading provider of polycrystalline diamond products for the energy industry, announced today that its diamond bearing technology achieved the least amount of wear and lowest coefficient of...

Motorola Solutions Foundation to Provide Grants for Science and Engineering Education

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. , Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), today announced that it will again provide funding to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs through its Innovation Generation grants. Innovation...

1% for the Planet Hosts Connect the Dots Conference, Gathering Over 100 Business Leaders From Across the Globe

Posted: Feb 20, 2014 – 02:05 PM EST

WAITSFIELD, Vt., Feb. 20 /CSRwire/ - On February 13, 1% for the Planet, the worlds largest environmental network, hosted the first Connect the Dots Conference, a virtual and in-person conference that brought together business and nonprofit leaders across the globe for a discussion...

PBI Honors Brad Smith and the Department of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

Posted: Feb 20, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Pro Bono Institute (PBI) has selected Executive Vice President and General Counsel Brad Smith and the Department of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Corporation as the recipient of the 2014 Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award...

Elk River Disaster Prompts National Business Call for Better Regulations, Support for West Virginia Businesses That Have Lost Millions

Posted: Feb 19, 2014 – 11:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - In response to the January contamination of the Elk River in West Virginia, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and business leaders across the country have joined with West Virginia businesses demand for better state regulations for chemicals...

Pete and Gerry's Organics LLC Becomes World's First Animal Farm Business to Achieve B Corporation Certification

Posted: Feb 19, 2014 – 11:04 AM EST

MONROE, N.H., Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Pete and Gerrys Organics LLC, the parent company for both the Pete and Gerrys Organic Eggs and the Nellies Cage-Free Eggs brands, is the first animal farming business in the world to be named a Certified B...

The University of Texas at Arlington receives $122,000 from Chase to Fund Education Programs for U.S. Military Veterans

Posted: Feb 18, 2014 – 09:30 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - As part of a $1 million investment nationwide, Chase announced today that it will provide a $122,000 grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to fund educational opportunities for military veterans. With the ongoing drawdown of...

Business Turns the Table in First-Ever Corporate Ratings of Activists

Posted: Feb 18, 2014 – 08:08 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund and WWF topped the first-ever corporate ratings of environmental advocacy groups, according to a new report. The study was based on a survey of more than 200 companies. The GreenBiz NGO...

Hormel Foods Donates $6.5 Million in Cash and Product Donations During Third Year of On Our Way to Ending Hunger Program

Posted: Feb 17, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of completing the third year of its On Our Way to Ending Hunger program, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced that donations to hunger relief organizations throughout the United States and abroad totaled more...



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