May 30, 2016

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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...

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...

Sustainable Brands Announces 2016 Innovation Open Semi-finalists

Posted: May 04, 2016 – 12:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, May 04 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands recently announced 11 semi-finalists to compete at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) startup competition presented by Target. The competition, culminating at SB16 San Diego, June 6-9th, attracts world-changing entrepreneurial teams with unique ideas to...

New Safe Water Fund Provides a Means for Socially-Minded Individuals and Organizations to Support Safe Water Projects Around the World

Posted: Apr 25, 2016 – 09:25 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - LifeStraw has launched the LifeStraw Safe Water Fund (www.lifestraw.com/engage) to provide socially-minded individuals and organizations with a means to contribute to high-impact programs that provide access to safe water for developing communities, schools and people affected by...

ClimateCare Reports Impressive Impact Figures

Posted: Apr 15, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

OXFORD, U.K., Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - Climate and sustainable development expert ClimateCare today announced new impact figures that show it has improved life for 16.5 million people and at the same time cut 20.6 million tonnes of global carbon emissions. Speaking from the...

Two Reusable Product Solutions Come Together to Fulfill a Mission of Helping Humanity Bag the Single-Use Habit

Posted: Mar 02, 2016 – 07:15 PM EST

CHICO, Calif. , Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - The ChicoBag Company, a privately held Certified B Corporation, announces the acquisition of To-Go Ware--a leading provider of environmentally responsible lunchware for people on the go. To-Go Ware provides common sense reusable utensils and food containers...

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Posted: Mar 02, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands recently opened submissions for its internationally recognized startup business competition Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO). Presented and sponsored for a fifth year by Target, the competition culminates at SB16 San Diego, June 6-9, with venture...

Student Inventors From Across the Nation Descend on Portland for Dynamic Entrepreneurship Conference

Posted: Mar 01, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - VentureWell, a not-for-profit organization that supports student inventors and entrepreneurs, will host its 20th annual Open Conference in Portland, Oregon on March 4-5 at the Downtown Marriott. Open is a conference on science and technology entrepreneurship in...

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...

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