February 11, 2016

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Groundswell and Sustainable Capital Advisors Partner to Expand Community Solar Access to Working Families

Posted: Feb 01, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Groundswell, a nonprofit whose mission is organizing community power, and clean energy financing experts Sustainable Capital Advisors have announced a new strategic partnership to develop an innovative approach to community solar financing that will take consumer credit...

Impact Makers Raises More than $1.5M in Equity Capital

Posted: Jan 29, 2016 – 11:10 AM EST

Richmond, Va., Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - Impact Makers has raised over $1.5 million in a distinct equity investment to support the growth of its unique business and technology-consulting firm. This influx of capital will enable the company to expand its service offerings, intellectual...

Ashoka Expands Leadership as “Everyone a Changemaker” Takes Off

Posted: Jan 05, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 05 /CSRwire/ - Ashoka, known for its pioneering work of launching top social entrepreneurs around the world, is making a strategic investment in a new class of leaders within its global team to take the organization to a new level...

Unilever and Acumen Announce Investment to Bring Cleaner, More Affordable Cook Stoves to Smallholder Farmers and Plantation Workers in East Africa

Posted: Dec 16, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - Acumen and Unilever announced today they will invest nearly $800,000 to enable BURN Manufacturing to bring its new low-cost, energy-efficient, wood-burning cook stove, the Kuniokoa, to smallholder and plantation workers in tea estates in Kenya and Tanzania....

Cox Enterprises Spurs Entrepreneurship Through Partnership with Techstars

Posted: Dec 14, 2015 – 01:21 PM EST

ATLANTA, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - As part of its commitment to drive innovation and entrepreneurship, Cox Enterprises today announced it will launch Techstars Atlanta, an accelerator program for technology startups. Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta will annually select a group of...

New eBook Profiles 2015 Change Makers

Posted: Dec 03, 2015 – 07:02 PM EST

Oliver Russell has released a new eBook profiling 25 influential and inspirational Change Makers. Spanning two years of interviews, the book covers men and women from around the world and across a variety of backgrounds. ve met some pretty amazing people over the...

Al-Dabbagh Group Names American Tech Executive to Oversee its Philanthropic Activities Worldwide

Posted: Dec 02, 2015 – 01:41 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Al-Dabbagh Group, a family-run holding company with 62 companies around the world employing over 15,000 people, announces the appointment of a full-time leader for its global philanthropic activities. David McMurtry, an experienced Silicon Valley high tech...

How to Build a Purpose-driven Company, Part Three: Share It

Posted: Dec 02, 2015 – 12:03 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 02 /CSRwire/ - Oliver Russell has completed a three-part white paper series that provides a blueprint for building purpose-driven companies. Titled Share It, the final installment outlines the processes, tools, and audiences that will help spread the word about your...

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...

How to Build a Purpose-driven Company, Part Two: Prove It

Posted: Nov 05, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Oliver Russell has released the second of a three-part white paper series which challenges purpose-driven companies to take the next step in their work and validate their efforts. Titled Prove It, the white paper is now available...

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