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Manitoba Harvest Achieves B Corp Certification

Posted: Mar 03, 2014 – 10:37 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods (www.manitobaharvest.com), the worlds largest hemp food manufacturer to grow, make, and sell their own line of hemp food products has achieved B Corporation Certification. B Corporations (B Corps) are a new category of company,...

Leading Consumer Brands CEOs Critical of Shimkus TSCA Reform Proposal: Falls Short on Transparency, Safety Standards and Incentive for Innovation

Posted: Feb 28, 2014 – 12:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday, Representative John Shimkus (R-IL) introduced a legislative proposal entitled the Chemicals in Commerce Act to reform the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The following statements are from the American Sustainable Business...

With Power Comes Responsibility: Technology Firms Face Increasing Expectations to Respect Human Rights

Posted: Feb 28, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - Today Business Human Rights Resource Centre launched a briefing highlighting the human rights responsibilities of information and communications technology (ICT) companies around the world. The briefing is launched in advance of RightsCon, a major gathering of human rights...

Don Anderson to Join Board of Green Building Certification Institute

Posted: Feb 28, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - Don Anderson, Chief Sustainability Officer for Blackstones private equity business, has been elected to the Board of the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). GBCI was established in 2008 to administer certifications and professional designations under the U.S....

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and United Nations to Host Women’s Empowerment Forum in New York City

Posted: Feb 27, 2014 – 02:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Business Call to Action, and the United Nations Office for Partnerships will convene some of the biggest names in womens empowerment for their annual International Womens Day forum. The event, Turning Inspiration...

Berrett-Koehler Qualifies Again as Certified B Corporation

Posted: Feb 26, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., is excited to announce that it has once again qualified as a Certified B Corporation, joining nearly 1,000 other Certified B Corporations in 32 countries. B Corporations meet rigorous standards of social and environmental...

Apple, San Diego International Airport, SolarCity and Sapphire Energy Join Call for U.S. Action on Climate Change

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 01:28 PM EST

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - As California battles the worst drought in centuries, more than a dozen major businesses, including Apple Inc. (APPL), SolarCity (SCTY), San Diego International Airport, Sungevity and Sapphire Energy today joined with more than 120 California-based companies in...

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Launches in Atlanta

Posted: Feb 25, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - As part of its eighth-annual conference in Atlanta this week, the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council launched a new name and brand transitioning to become the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum. The rebranding reflects major changes in the peer-to-peer fundraising...

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...



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