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Americans Demand Authenticity in Corporate Citizenship, According to New Research by Changing Our World

Posted: Oct 30, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Over 75% of Americans think companies can be more talk than action when it comes to supporting social issues, according to Changing Our Worlds latest report, The Authenticity Opportunity. The report, based on a new study of...

Nature-Inspired Reforestation Innovation Wins Ray of Hope Prize®

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 – 12:17 PM EST

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - With deforestation contributing an estimated 15% of greenhouse gas emissions, countries, NGOs, and innovators are mobilizing to restore our planet's forests as quickly as possible to avoid catastrophic global warming. A Brazilian team of entrepreneurs has...

Keep America Beautiful Advances Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right Ahead of America Recycles Day

Posted: Oct 17, 2018 – 12:25 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative that takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, recognizes the economic, environmental and social benefits of recycling, and provides an educational platform to raise...

Walmart, Walmart Foundation, Sam’s Club and Foundation For The Carolinas Announce $2.5 million to Assist with Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery

Posted: Oct 12, 2018 – 12:52 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, Walmart, Sams Club, and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1.5 million of cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery. In addition, $1 million from the...

Costa Cruises Supports the "Pink Is Good" Project on Board Its Ships

Posted: Oct 12, 2018 – 12:23 PM EST

GENOA, Italy, Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Marking breast cancer prevention month, for the third year running, Costa Cruises will be supporting the Umberto Veronesi Foundation and its Pink is Good project, which aims to definitively defeat breast, uterus and ovarian cancer, promoting prevention...

Global Impact and KPMG LLP Release New Report Examining Tax, Fiduciary and Philanthropic Requirements in 60 Countries

Posted: Oct 11, 2018 – 02:49 PM EST

Global Impact and KPMG LLP have released a new report, the 2018 Giving Global Matrix: Tax, Fiduciary and Philanthropic Requirements, which provides a snapshot of the complex and varied tax laws that incentivize, or disincentivize, philanthropic giving in 60 countries across North America,...

On World Sight Day, Global Charity Launches New Programs in Minnesota to Improve Vision for Underserved Children

Posted: Oct 11, 2018 – 04:00 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS and SAINT PAUL, Minn., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - Today, on World Sight Day, the global health charity Helen Keller International began delivering services in schools in Saint Paul and Minneapolis to help improve the vision of vulnerable children. Recognizing the unmet needs...

Smithfield Foods and Feed More Unveil New Tractor-Trailer to Expand Distribution in Rural Counties in Central Virginia

Posted: Oct 10, 2018 – 11:51 AM EST

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Feed More, a hunger-relief organization serving 34 cities and counties in Central Virginia, unveiled a new refrigerated tractor-trailer to support the organizations efforts to improve product distribution to the eight localities in the southern region of their service area,...

Smithfield Foods Unveils New JROTC Facility at Smithfield High School

Posted: Oct 05, 2018 – 01:28 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Isle of Wight County Schools unveiled a new Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) fieldhouse for Smithfield High Schools award-winning JROTC program. The campus addition provides JROTC participants and instructors with needed classroom...

HanesBrands Donates More Than $2 Million of Underwear, Socks and T-Shirts to Assist Hurricane Florence Victims

Posted: Oct 05, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - HanesBrands announced today that it is donating nearly 350,000 pairs of underwear, socks and T-shirts to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas and the Southeast. Hanes is partnering with nonprofit charity Delivering Good...

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