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ICIC and Staples Honor Baltimore Solar Energy Firm for Business Growth

Posted: Oct 20, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced that Baltimore based Bithenergy, a renewable energy firm, topped the 2015 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. Bithenergy was...

Climate Smart-Technologies Improving Livelihoods of Kenyan Smallholders

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Birds Eye Chilies for export, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide climate-smart technologies, training and market linkages to 8,000 smallholder farmers...

Global Pharmaceutical Associations Welcome MEDICRIME Convention, Landmark Tool to Curb Global Medicines Counterfeiting

Posted: Sep 30, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

• The global innovative and generic/biosimilar pharmaceutical industries welcome the entry into force of the Medicrime Convention and encourage countries worldwide to sign and ratify it. • The Medicrime Convention will ensure international cooperation between the competent health, police and customs authorities and...

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...

IFPMA Statement on the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Posted: Sep 27, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

GENEVA, Sep. 27 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) mark the start of the widest ever concerted global effort to transform our world by 2030. Reflecting the reality of an integrated world, the SDGs take a holistic and multifaceted approach, interweaving health...

Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the new Global Development Agenda

Posted: Sep 25, 2015 – 02:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - From small social entrepreneurships to large national and multinational companies, from urban neighborhoods to remote communities, from the farmyard to the schoolhouse, an increasing number of companies have rallied around the Business Call to Action (BCtA) by...

Novo Nordisk Joins Business Call to Action with Diabetes Awareness Campaign in Kenya

Posted: Sep 22, 2015 – 11:45 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Business Call to Action (BCtA) is pleased to announce that Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, has joined BCtA with an initiative to improve...

Shiseido’s New Health and Beauty Regime to Improve the Lives and Livelihoods of Rural Bangladesh Women

Posted: Sep 16, 2015 – 08:08 AM EST

TOKYO, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with an initiative to improve hygiene, nutrition and health among rural Bangladesh women, as well as market skin-care products developed to meet their unique needs. The...

JPMorgan Chase, Detroit Development Fund and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce $6.5 Million Loan Fund for Detroit’s Minority-Owned Small Businesses

Posted: Sep 15, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced a new $6.5 million lending program for Detroit businesses owned by entrepreneurs of color and businesses that primarily hire people of color....

Dutch Company Basic Water Needs will Provide 540,000 Malawians with Safe, Clean Water by 2018

Posted: Sep 08, 2015 – 11:40 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - Basic Water Needs, a Dutch manufacturer and marketer of household water treatment and safe storage products, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to distribute its low-cost Tulip Table Top water filters to more...

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