September 22, 2017

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Chevron Hit Hard In Canada: Major Indigenous Leaders Back Collection of $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Sep 21, 2017 – 06:31 PM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - In a blow to Chevrons prospects in the historic Ecuador pollution litigation, three major Canadian indigenous leaders and a co-founder of Greenpeace have announced they are joining with rainforest communities to force the oil major to comply with...

Walmart Foundation Announces $565,000 Towards Mexico Earthquake Relief and Recovery

Posted: Sep 21, 2017 – 01:34 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark.,, Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - In response to the recent 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, the Walmart Foundation has committed $565,000 (10 million pesos) to help organizations providing immediate recovery and relief. This commitment builds upon to the $2.2 million (40 million...

YourCause Sees Record Number of Companies Take Action in Wake of Recent Hurricanes

Posted: Sep 20, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - In response to the impact of recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma, YourCause experienced a record-breaking number of corporations answering the call for disaster relief support. In total, YourCauses CSRconnect platform facilitated over $10,000,000 in employee donations and...

HP Reinvents Learning in the Developing World

Posted: Sep 20, 2017 – 10:05 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) announced the new HP School Cloud featuring the HP Open Learning Platform during Global Citizen Week. HP School Cloud will provide access to educational materials and apps to students, teachers and adult learners...

Benevity Data Shows 2016 Election Cycle Kicked Off Major Shift in Corporate Giving Trends

Posted: Sep 20, 2017 – 09:09 AM EST

CALGARY, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced today the release of new data showing a significant shift in charitable donation trends in 2016 and 2017. Benevity compiled the data from...

minuteKEY Commits to Planting 100,000 Trees Per Year in National Forests

Posted: Sep 18, 2017 – 02:14 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce the expansion of a partnership with minuteKEY, the worlds first self-service key duplicating kiosk. Since 2015, minuteKEY and the NFF have been partners through minuteKEYs Secure Our Forests...

Mohawk Teams Up with Nature’s Big Springs Water to Provide Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

Posted: Sep 15, 2017 – 02:01 PM EST

CALHOUN, Ga., Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - Calhoun, Ga. may be more than 800 miles from Houston, Texas, but that didnt stop two local companies from partnering to offer a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Mohawk Industries and Natures Big Springs...

Chicago-based Foundation Announces 8th Class of McGowan Fellows: Students from Top Business Schools Promoting Ethical Leadership

Posted: Sep 15, 2017 – 10:14 AM EST

CHICAGO, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, a Chicago-based family foundation, is proud to announce its 8th class of McGowan Fellows: students from top business schools across America who together form a robust community of young leaders dedicated...

Consumers Energy Increasing its Commitment to Restore Power after Hurricane Irma

Posted: Sep 14, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., , Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy sent an additional 130 employees and contractors to help restore power to Georgia residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Crews are leaving from Jackson today to join over 220 Consumers Energy employees and...

JPMorgan Chase to Donate $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Posted: Sep 12, 2017 – 12:55 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla., Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. announced today that it is donating $1 million to aid the response to Hurricane Irma across affected communities in the U.S. and the Caribbean. The firms donations will include: $250,000 to American Red Cross;...

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