May 22, 2015

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Michelin Development Celebrates 100th Loan to Small Businesses

Posted: May 12, 2015 – 04:09 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 12 /CSRwire/ - Michelin Development--a subsidiary of Michelin North America, Inc. that provides business loans to upstart businesses in many of the communities the tire company operates--today approved another loan to a small but growing South Carolina transportation company that...

Access Afya Joins the Business Call to Action with Commitment to Bring Affordable Healthcare to Low-Income Kenyans

Posted: May 12, 2015 – 12:30 PM EST

NAIROBI, May 12 /CSRwire/ - Some 15,000 residents of Nairobis slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA). The company has innovated a high-tech healthcare system that provides...

Impact Makers Gifts Company to the Community

Posted: Apr 29, 2015 – 01:40 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va., Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - Impact Makers has gifted the companys equity ownership to two nonprofit organizations, The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia and Virginia Community Capital. The company took this action, a first amongst social enterprises, in order to...

Sustainable Brands Announces 2015 Innovation Open Semi-finalists

Posted: Apr 27, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr. 27 /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 SB15 San Diego, June 1-4th, attracts world-changing entrepreneurial teams with unique ideas...

120 Businesses Honored as ‘Best for the World’, Creating Most Overall Positive Social and Environmental Impact

Posted: Apr 14, 2015 – 08:45 AM EST

WAYNE, Pa.,, Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - Today, 120 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive overall social and environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the fourth annual B Corp Best for the World list. The B...

U.S. Entrepreneur Helps Businesses in India Do More with Corporate Social Responsibility Investments

Posted: Mar 30, 2015 – 02:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. and BANGALORE, India, Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - After three decades of doing well by doing good in the United States, entrepreneur Tom Raffa is assisting some of the largest companies in India as they set out to invest billions in socially...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $100,000 “NextGen” Grant to Net-Works™

Posted: Mar 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, G.A., Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation recently awarded a $100,000 grant to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) who, in partnership with Interface, Inc., has created an innovative program called Net-Works. Net-Works is a cross-sector collaboration designed to...

Remix Your Business's Role in Society

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - Lets be honestthe business-in-society space is filled with events big and small. Professionals working in sustainability, CSR, and related fields could hopscotch to a different conference every week. So why choose the 2015 Shared Value Leadership...

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations Launch ‘Best For NYC’ Challenge

Posted: Mar 12, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Community Partners Join to Support NYC Businesses to Create High Quality Jobs and Improve Quality of Life in Local Neighborhoods

The World Environment Center Awards $2 Million to Scale Innovative Solutions to Support Small Business in Latin America

Posted: Feb 23, 2015 – 04:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) has awarded approximately $500,000 to each of the four winners of the Pathways Innovation Challenge: Lutheran World Relief, Ncleo Biotecnologa Curauma, ICAM GROUP, and Vista Volcanes. These organizations are accelerating business development...

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