January 23, 2019

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ARG Tears Down Chimney, Builds up Community

Posted: Jan 16, 2019 – 03:41 PM EST

BRADFORD, Pa., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - A fixture in the Tunungwant Valley for decades, the American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) boiler stack was demolished last summer. A $5.5 million investment replaced the refinerys only remaining coal boiler in 2016. The company commissioned its...

UN Global Compact Mandate Renewed by Member States

Posted: Dec 21, 2018 – 11:46 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact was today encouraged to continue engaging the private sector in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals with a renewed resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly. The resolution, under General Assembly agenda item...

Raffa-Marcum to Kick-Off 2019 Mentoring Program for Women Entrepreneurs

Posted: Dec 20, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Marcum LLP announced today that on January 15 it will host a special kick-off event in its Washington, D.C., office for a mentoring program designed to support women entrepreneurs from around the world. Entering its second year,...

Smithfield Foods Adds 250 Jobs in North Carolina With New Distribution Center

Posted: Dec 14, 2018 – 03:09 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new distribution center in Tar Heel, North Carolina, which will create approximately 250 new jobs in the state. Smithfield invested more than $100 million into...

New Research Highlights Promising New Interventions to Scale Minority-Owned Businesses

Posted: Dec 07, 2018 – 03:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), and the University of Washington Foster School of Business Consulting and Business Development Center, with support from JPMorgan Chase, released a new report that affirms the approach of Ascend...

Stimulating a Reliable Market for Maize through Public-Private Partnerships

Posted: Jul 31, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

By Elizabeth Adams, Technical Specialist, Agriculture & Food Security

Bechtel Partners with U.S. Agency to Deliver Infrastructure Solutions for Africa-led Development

Posted: Jul 03, 2018 – 02:04 PM EST

RESTON, Va, Jul. 03 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, will work with a leading U.S.-based development agency to accelerate the growth of local infrastructure across Africa. Bechtel will partner with the U.S.-Africa Development Foundation (USADF) to deliver...

The Pharmaceutical Industry Advocates for Even Greater Collaboration as Critical to Future Global Health Progress

Posted: May 22, 2018 – 02:00 AM EST

GENEVA, May 22 /CSRwire/ - IFPMA launches today 50 Years of Global Health Progress. The report traces global health progress over the past 50 years and the pioneering collaborative role the research-based biopharmaceutical industry has played not only to deliver prevention and treatment,...

Covestro’s MacCleary to Address Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

Posted: May 08, 2018 – 01:03 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, May 08 /CSRwire/ - Jerry MacCleary, chairman and CEO of Covestro LLC, will be a featured speaker at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundations (USCCF) Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, held May 9 in Washington, D.C. Click to tweet: .@JerryMacCleary...

Pact Launches Energy for Prosperity, a New Global Initiative to Improve Energy Access in Developing Communities

Posted: May 02, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 02 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact announced the launch of a new global initiative called Energy for Prosperity (E4P) to improve energy access in low- and middle-income communities as part of the organizations integrated approach to development. Globally, more than 1...

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