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Top WBENC Consumer Companies Join Together for the First Time in Collective Initiative to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

Posted: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Walmart announced today that they are one of nine corporations joining in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified and certified women-owned businesses (WOBs) over the next five years. This marks the first time...

Pure Strategies Research Shows Growing Corporate Investment in Sustainability, Accelerating a Sustainable and Circular Economy

Posted: Mar 07, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

GLOUCESTER, Mass. , Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - New research from sustainability consulting firm, Pure Strategies, reveals growth in corporate spending in sustainability; more than 80 percent of surveyed companies expect a budget increase from 2016 to 2017 with a third anticipating double-digit growth....

Cargill Grows Base of Certified Sustainable Independent Oil Palm Smallholders in Malaysia

Posted: Mar 06, 2017 – 08:05 AM EST

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Cargill, in partnership with Wild Asia, has helped 141 independent oil palm smallholder farmers in Perak receive the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification under the Wild Asia Group Scheme (WAGS). Fifty of these farmers are...

Cargill, Heifer Commemorate Partnership with Kick-off Celebration, Delivery of Chicks to Farmers in China

Posted: Mar 03, 2017 – 08:05 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - Cargill and Heifer International are celebrating the official launch of a program aimed at improving the lives of more than 450 smallholder farming households in the Qinsghen, China. Representatives from Cargill, Heifer and its program implementing partner in...

JetBlue Launches in Havana – Its 100th Destination – on Historic First Day of Service Between the U.S. and Cuban Capital

Posted: Nov 30, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Flight 243 Makes History as First Havana-Bound Commercial Flight from New York Metro Area in More Than 50 Years JetBlue Will Also Launch First-Ever Flights From Orlando and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood This Week, Lifting JetBlue to Nearly 50...

New CARE Report Highlights Cocoa Life’s Positive Impact on Women’s Empowerment

Posted: Oct 20, 2016 – 09:22 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - Following the publication of CARE Internationals favorable assessment of Cocoa Life in Ghana and Cte dIvoire, Mondelēz International announced that it would further strengthen the womens empowerment initiatives of its signature cocoa sustainability program. These enhancements will...

Boston Event Sparks a National Conversation on Diversity in Incubators and Accelerators

Posted: Oct 19, 2016 – 05:16 PM EST

BOSTON, Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - An event hosted in Boston next week is sparking a national conversation on what it will take to increase women and minority participation in incubators and accelerators. The convening, Catalyzing Inclusivity in Incubators and Accelerators, is organized by...

Walmart Foundation Aims to Increase Economic Mobility in Growing Retail Industry Through an Investment That Strengthens Career Services Programs Nationwide

Posted: Sep 07, 2016 – 10:14 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - As a next step in an effort to increase economic mobility of workers in retail and adjacent sectors in the U.S., the Walmart Foundation today announced 10 Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) across the country will receive funding from...

GlobalGiving Launches Italy Earthquake Relief Fund

Posted: Aug 25, 2016 – 07:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - GlobalGiving, a rapid-response crowdfunding community that connects donors with those in need during disasters, has launched a relief and recovery fund for survivors of the earthquake that devastated towns in central Italy on Wednesday morning. The 6.2...

Sodexo Establishes Tier III Data Center to Meet Global Demand

Posted: Aug 10, 2016 – 05:13 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 10 /CSRwire/ - Seeking infrastructure that is robust, resilient, secure, available and responsive, Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, chose a Tier III data center partner to ensure the availability of Sodexos business critical applications and meet the...

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