July 29, 2016

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Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 – 02:28 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 14 /CSRwire/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the...

Benevity Launches Ground-Breaking Incubator and Consulting Services to Drive Broad Social Change

Posted: Jun 29, 2016 – 08:00 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and grant management solutions, launched Benevity Labs to accelerate broad social change through experimentation, predictive analytics and data science. Benevity Labs is a new kind of...

Using Nature's Design Principles to Create a Radically Sustainable Food System

Posted: Jun 28, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Hundreds of students and professionals answered the call to help fix our broken food system by looking to nature to create design solutions. Now, after receiving 86 submissions from 18 countries, the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge judges...

Accelerating Social Transformation

Posted: Jun 27, 2016 – 09:16 AM EST

BOTHELL, WA, Jun. 27 /CSRwire/ - Are you interested in growing your career in the field of social development and innovation? This new professional certification course Accelerating Social Transformation Aug 7-12, 2016, offered in partnership with the University of Washingtons School of Business,...

2016 Booz Allen Aspen Ideas Award Finalists Announced

Posted: Jun 20, 2016 – 04:17 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - Out of the 80 submissions, the field has been narrowed to 15. But, there can only be three winners of the Booz Allen Aspen Ideas Award. This spring, Festival Presenters and Scholars have been hard at work...

Unilever Foundry 50 Bring Home and Store of the Future to Lions Innovation

Posted: Jun 09, 2016 – 11:09 AM EST

LONDON, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - Following a competitive search for the worlds top 50 marketing technology startups, the Unilever Foundry today announces this years finalists - the Foundry 50. The Foundry 50 will join Unilever Foundry at Lions Innovation in Cannes (21 23...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families And Children Now Licensed as a Full-Service Adoption Agency In Connecticut

Posted: Jun 06, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 06 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children announced today that, in addition to New York and New Jersey, it has become licensed as an adoption agency in the state of Connecticut. The century old agency will now be...

Raffa Social Capital Advisors Launched To Fill the Gap Between Impact Investors and Entrepreneurs

Posted: Jun 02, 2016 – 09:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - In response to the growing needs of social impact investors, Raffa, the nations largest nonprofit accounting and consulting firm, has launched Raffa Social Capital Advisors (RSCA). RSCA will support social entrepreneurs seeking investment while providing impact investors much-needed...

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...

Raffa’s Next Steps to Help Others ‘Do More’

Posted: May 09, 2016 – 03:43 PM EST

Washington, D.C, May 09 /CSRwire/ - At a time when Tom Raffa is being recognized as Georgetowns Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year and as Individual Making a Difference by the Nonprofit Village, he is looking ahead to how he can help other businesses...

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