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Acumen Launches Acumen America to Tackle Poverty in the United States in Partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Barclays and The Hitachi Foundation

Posted: May 16, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 16 /CSRwire/ - Acumen, the nonprofit global venture fund, announced today the launch of Acumen America, a portfolio of American social enterprises focused on tackling poverty within the United States. Since its founding in 2001, Acumen has invested $101 million...

On Nepal Earthquake Anniversary, Five Lessons for Supporting Japan & Ecuador

Posted: Apr 25, 2016 – 06:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - Nearly one year after two devastating earthquakes impacted more than eight million people in Nepal, deadly earthquakes have hit both Japan and Ecuador this past week highlighting the need for urgent humanitarian and rebuilding efforts. GlobalGiving, a...

BALLE Connects Social Determinants of Health and Local Economy Strategies in New Field Guide for Healthcare Providers

Posted: Apr 18, 2016 – 01:30 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) today released a new field guide, The Future of Health is Local, which gives health care providers actionable tools and examples on how to align the non-clinical assets of...

Participate in the Global Platform on Inclusive Business Survey

Posted: Feb 29, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 29 /CSRwire/ - The G20 Global Platform on Inclusive Business (GPIB) invites you to participate in the GPIB Inclusive Business Survey. The survey is open to any company that is implementing an inclusive business approach. The survey is designed to...

Citi Foundation Announces $4.8 Million Investment in Summer Jobs Connect to Jumpstart Career Readiness of More than 2,000 Youth

Posted: Feb 26, 2016 – 01:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - Today, as part of the announcement of the Summer Opportunity Project and Champions of Change event at the White House, the Citi Foundation announced a $4.8 million grant to Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to provide more...

Tarkett, Active Contributor to World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos

Posted: Jan 20, 2016 – 07:51 AM EST

PARIS, Jan. 20 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable solutions for flooring and sports surfaces, is to attend the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos from January 20-23. This year, the core theme of the summit...

Using SMS Texts to Provide Weather Forecasts for Small Farmers in West Africa

Posted: Dec 22, 2015 – 10:05 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /CSRwire/ - Ignitia, a high-tech social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to deliver reliable, targeted, low-cost tropical weather forecasts via text messages to 1.2 million small-scale farmers in West Africa by the...

Global Sustain Enters the German Market

Posted: Dec 14, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

BERLIN, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain proudly announced the launch of the Global Sustain GmbH, during the Sustainable Innovation Forum, organized in collaboration with CAPITALS Business Circle, on November 30, at Microsoft Digital Eatery Berlin. The launch of the new company is...

Detroit Development Fund, JPMorgan Chase and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce First Loan Recipients of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

Posted: Dec 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the first four Detroit-based minority-owned small businesses receiving loans and lines of credit from the Entrepreneurs of Color (EOC) Fund. The lending...

Pioneering Barclays and UNICEF Global Youth Employment Programme Leaves Impressive Ongoing Legacy, Says Independent Evaluation Report

Posted: Nov 30, 2015 – 11:09 AM EST

LONDON, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Building Young Futures, a partnership programme between UNICEF UK and Barclays, has reached more than 90,000 young people across six countries. Over three years, the programme has helped to create 11,000 new businesses and has delivered sustainable long...

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