May 05, 2016

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HACR Announces the 2016 Class of Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ and Celebrates 10th Year of Program

Posted: May 04, 2016 – 01:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON, May 04 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), recognized 35 young professionals at the 2016 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers (YHCA) program in Washington, D.C. hosted once again by Altria Group. The four day program included a special awards...

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to Address HACR 24th Annual Symposium

Posted: Apr 27, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that United States Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will deliver the luncheon keynote speech at the HACR 24th Annual Symposium on Tuesday, May 3, at...

Volkswagen Group of America Honored by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a Top LGBT-Inclusive Business

Posted: Apr 12, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

HERNDON, Va., Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA), is pleased to announce that it has been honored by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation as one of 407 major businesses that earned 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality...

Shareholder Advocacy Effort by Pekin Singer Strauss Yields Board Diversity Commitment from Titan International

Posted: Apr 12, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - A shareholder resolution filed by Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management, advisor to the Appleseed Fund (APPLX, APPIX), has yielded a commitment from Titan International (TWI) to increase its board diversity. Pekin Singer Strauss, an independent financial advisory firm,...

Nearly 1,700 Companies Withdraw from North Carolina Events in Response to HB2

Posted: Apr 11, 2016 – 09:30 AM EST

WAYNE, PA, Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - Today, in response to HB2, North Carolinas new law limiting anti-discrimination protections, the global community of nearly 1,700 Certified B Corporations announced it will relocate a cluster of October events out of North Carolina. Those events include...

The Walmart Foundation and Aspen Institute Announce $5.5 Million Grant to Create Career Pathways for Retail Workers

Posted: Apr 06, 2016 – 02:18 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and WASHINGTON, DC, Apr. 06 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Walmart Foundation and the Aspen Institute announced a $5.5 million grant to explore business models designed to support workers and sustain a thriving retail industry. The Aspen Institute, known for pioneering new...

CBRE Group, Inc. Ranked Among Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2016

Posted: Mar 25, 2016 – 03:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced it has been named to the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2016 list for the second consecutive year. Military Times, the organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force...

JPMorgan Chase Releases Second Report Examining Ways to Strengthen Detroit’s Workforce Systems

Posted: Mar 23, 2016 – 09:10 AM EST

DETROIT, Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. and the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) today released the second report of a two-part series that examines the state of Detroits workforce development system. The report identifies specific opportunities for the citys workforce...

Republic Earns High Marks on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index

Posted: Feb 15, 2016 – 02:41 PM EST

PHOENIX, Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) earned a score of 80 out of 100 on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...

Wells Fargo Commissions Original Art Depicting the African American Experience

Posted: Feb 11, 2016 – 03:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE: WFC) recently commissioned Atlanta-based artist Keith Rosemond II to create six original illustrations depicting the African American experience. The personal stories were selected from #MyUntold℠, the companys online-storytelling collection which provides the African...

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