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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...

Accelerating Pathways Research Finds Cities Can Do More to Enable Youth Economic Progress

Posted: Nov 25, 2015 – 01:23 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - A new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research initiative, commissioned by the Citi Foundation, reveals that youth while optimistic and entrepreneurial struggle to find employment, access to technology, pay equity and support networks that can help them thrive...

Improving Eye Care and Transforming Lives in Mexico

Posted: Nov 20, 2015 – 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - salauno, a provider of low-cost, high-quality ophthalmic care to Mexicos mid- and low-income populations, has joined the Business Call to Action with a plan to increase the number of patients it treats each year and expand its...

Biking to Improve Livelihoods in Mozambique

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 – 07:37 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Mozambikes, an award-winning Mozambique-based social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to improve the lives and livelihoods of 50,000 of the countrys poorest people through the sale of affordable branded bicycles...

World Diabetes Day: Health Partnerships to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

Posted: Nov 13, 2015 – 03:00 AM EST

GENEVA, Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are 387 million people living with diabetes today (1 in every 8 people), and an expected increase of 205 million additional cases by 2035 if appropriate action is not taken. An...

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