May 24, 2015

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AFSC’s Hatchet Job on Holy Land Principles

Posted: Mar 22, 2015 – 04:45 PM EST

Capitol Hill,Washington, Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - The AFSC (American Friends Service Committee) has caused great shock, if not scandal, by its pending Critique, in reality an ill-informed diatribe: Holy Land Principles: Lowering the Bar on Human Rights. Furthermore it can only be described...

Sabotaging Holy Land Principles

Posted: Mar 21, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

Capitol Hill, Washington, Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - In an extraordinary development in the realm of social justice work, a religious faith-based organization has switched sides and lined up with companies fighting to oppose to Holy Land Principles a corporate code of conduct for...

Pentair Delivers Sustainable Access To Clean, Safe Water For More Than 1 Million People Around The World

Posted: Mar 20, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

MANCHESTER, U.K., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - As a global manufacturer with the resources, technologies and expertise to make a positive impact in the world, Pentair is pleased to announce that its Project Safewater efforts have provided over 1 million people with sustainable, safe...

Seventh Generation Calls on Congress for Meaningful Chemical Reform

Posted: Mar 19, 2015 – 11:04 AM EST

BURLINGTON, VT, Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Seventh Generation, the nation's leading brand of non-toxic and renewable bio-based household, baby and personal care solutions, calls on Congress to strengthen the country's outdated chemical policy. Seventh Generation, along with the American Sustainable Business...

The North Face Announces 2015 Explore Fund Grants Open for Applications

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 02:20 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced the 2015 Explore Fund grant-giving program is now open through April 17, 2015 for applications and $500,000 will be awarded to organizations this year. The Explore Fund provides grants to organizations that...

Game-Changing Rice Production Methodology Awarded Olam Prize For Innovation In Food Security

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

• 3.5 billion people depend on rice as a daily food staple for 20% of their calories1 • Demand is projected to grow by 50% by 20501 • The livelihoods of over 1 billion people depend upon rice production, the majority in emerging...

Fracking Standards for Social and Environmental Responsibility Published for Public Comment

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 07:39 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The first independent social and environmental standards for oil and natural gas operations that use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) are available for public review and comment, Equitable Origin (EO) announced today. The published document is the first draft...

SolarCity and DIRECTV Make Solar Power More Accessible and Affordable to Homeowners Across the Country

Posted: Mar 13, 2015 – 12:36 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif., Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) are teaming up to make affordable solar power even more accessible for homeowners in major cities across the country. The two companies announced the first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTVs California...

Ice Cube and the Goodyear Blimp: March 18 Event Shares Brand Best Practices for Evaluating Risk Versus Reward When Causes Come Calling

Posted: Mar 13, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - Join us for the inaugural webinar of 3BL Media's Sustainability Communications Webinar Series: Opportunistic CSR: Goodyears Accidental Adventure With Ice Cube, Date: Wednesday, March 18 Time: 2:00 pm ET Attend: Click here to register Join 3BL Media...

Cross Border Exchange Program to Benefit Nearly 10,000 Students and Educators from the US and Mexico

Posted: Mar 12, 2015 – 01:54 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - A new exchange program will strive to improve education by providing teaching professionals in both the United States and Mexico with new methods and educational approaches to help increase the quality of education for nearly 10,000 students....

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