October 21, 2016

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Aid for Haitian Farmers Affected by Hurricane Matthew

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 02:37 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Haitian non-profit Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) and its international affiliate, Impact Farming, today launched an appeal for donations to their joint "Haiti Smallholder Recovery Operation" to aid farmers affected by Hurricane Matthew. This initiative will provide...

The Hasbro Children’s Fund Provides $100,000 to Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 02:02 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Hasbro Children's Fund, the philanthropic arm of global play and entertainment company Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), announced today that it is making two grants totaling $100,000 to provide shelter and hunger relief for children and families in...

Year Two: Musco Family Olive Co. Ethics & Sustainability Leadership Recognized Again as sole holder of the SQF Level II Ethical Sourcing Certification

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

TRACY, Calif., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - Last year, Musco Family Olive Co., the leading branded supplier of table olives in America, earned FMI's (Food Marketing Institute's) Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) Level II Ethical Sourcing Standard Certification becoming the first company in the...

U.S. Chamber Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seek Nominations to Recognize Healthy Communities and Businesses

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 12:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today opened the nomination process for the Health Means Business Healthy10 Awards. The inaugural awards program will honor ten businesses or partnerships that work to improve community wellness through greater economic opportunity....

New CARE Report Highlights Cocoa Life’s Positive Impact on Women’s Empowerment

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 09:22 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - Following the publication of CARE International's favorable assessment of Cocoa Life in Ghana and Cte d'Ivoire, Mondelēz International announced that it would further strengthen the women's empowerment initiatives of its signature cocoa sustainability program. These enhancements will...

Hasbro Ranks No. 1 Most Responsible Company in the Consumer Items Industry

Published: Oct 20, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. , Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that for the second straight year, it has been named the #1 Most Responsible Company in the Consumer Items Industry Sector for 2016, according to Corporate Responsibility Magazine. "It is...

Boston Event Sparks a National Conversation on Diversity in Incubators and Accelerators

Published: Oct 19, 2016 – 05:16 PM EST

BOSTON, Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - An event hosted in Boston next week is sparking a national conversation on what it will take to increase women and minority participation in incubators and accelerators. The convening, Catalyzing Inclusivity in Incubators and Accelerators, is organized by...

YourCause and United Way Worldwide Expands Service Portfolio

Published: Oct 19, 2016 – 03:00 PM EST

PLANO, TX, Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, an industry leader in employee engagement solutions, and United Way Worldwide have expanded their existing partnership and announced the launch of a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) now available for all enterprises using YourCauses' CSRconnect Employee Engagement...

SHERPA Sustainability Institute Unveils 3rd Open-Source Tutorial - Social Media for Stakeholder Engagement and CISR® Certification Course

Published: Oct 19, 2016 – 12:27 PM EST

DURANGO, Colo., Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - SHERPA Sustainability Institute has just released the third installment of a complimentary Voice of the Stakeholder (VOS) Online Tutorial Series, focused on Social Media for Stakeholder Engagement. Since launching the series in September, the response has been...

Nov 03, 2016 – 2016 Net Impact Conference

Event Posted: Oct 19, 2016 – 09:31 AM EST

The Net Impact Conference is the premier gathering of students and professionals who are committed to making a lasting social and environmental impact now and throughout their careers; this year the 24th Net Impact Conference heads to Philadelphia, a city where history is...



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