May 27, 2016

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Blue Star Families Study Reveals Impact of Military Spouse Employment Challenges

Posted: May 26, 2016 – 04:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26 /CSRwire/ - Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting a societal price tag on the pocketbook issues facing many military families unemployment and underemployment of military spouses. Synthesizing research from a series of seminal studies...

Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 130,828 Veteran Hires

Posted: May 24, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark, May 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility. On Memorial...

Fatherly Names Diageo One of America’s Best Places to Work for New Dads

Posted: May 12, 2016 – 03:36 PM EST

NORWALK, Conn., May 12 /CSRwire/ - Diageo, the global leader in beverage alcohol, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the best places to work for new dads by Fatherly, the digital lifestyle guide for men entering parenthood. Diageo was...

Institute for Public Relations Report Demonstrates Organizations are Failing to Provide a Clear "Line-of-Sight" to Employees

Posted: May 11, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

GAINSVILLE, Fla., May 11 /CSRwire/ - The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) Commission on Organizational Communication has released the first global study on Organizational Clarity, finding organizations are failing to provide a complete to employees. The study, Organizational Clarity: The Case for Workforce...

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...

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