March 22, 2018 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Nonprofit Says New Genetically Modified Corn Report is Just Sleight of Hand

Published: Mar 22, 2018 – 07:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, Conn., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA, a public interest nonprofit organization, has released a report analyzing a recent 2018 meta-analysis by Elisa Pelligrino, et al. on genetically modified (GM) corn. Pelligrino's work is being hailed by Newsweek and Forbes as...

Smithfield Foods Donation Helps Fund the Development of Life-Saving Technology

Published: Mar 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va., Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a $75,000 challenge grant to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to fund a proof of concept phase for UNOS' Timely Donor...

Good Sports, FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports "Magnify" Series Team up to Bring Sports Equipment to Chicago Youth

Published: Mar 16, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - Good Sports has teamed up with FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports Films' MAGNIFY documentary "Shot in the Dark," providing sports and fitness opportunities to the youth of Chicago. Supporters of the initiative can visit to...

Discovery Education Teams up With LG Electronics USA To Launch 'Discover Your Happy' Program That Combats Youth Stress With Science-Based Happiness Curriculum

Published: Mar 15, 2018 – 10:21 AM EST

SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA has teamed up with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to launch Discover Your Happy - an...

Smithfield Foods Donates 42,000 Pounds of Protein in New Orleans, Releases New “Helping Hungry Homes” Video

Published: Mar 12, 2018 – 01:05 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Smithfield Foods' 10-year anniversary of its Helping Hungry Homes hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, the company released a new video that explains the impact of the...

North Carolina Schools Reaching More Low-Income Students With School Breakfast, Report Finds

Published: Mar 07, 2018 – 02:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, N.C., Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - In North Carolina, 371,000 low-income children participated in the national School Breakfast Program on an average school day in school year 2016-2017, according to a report released today by the Food Research Action Center (FRAC), an anti-hunger...

Vestergaard, Global Leader for Innovative Health Technologies, Opens Maternity Ward at Emusanda Health Facility in Rural Kenya

Published: Mar 06, 2018 – 12:00 PM EST

KAKAMEGA, Kenya , Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Vestergaard, a global leader in developing innovative products for a healthier planet, today donated the Emusanda Maternity Ward to provide high-quality maternal and child health services to the people of Lurambi Sub-County in western Kenya. In...

New Report Shows More FMCG Companies Partnering With Communities to Address Local Health and Wellness Challenges

Published: Feb 27, 2018 – 12:32 PM EST

- The Consumer Goods Forum reveals more companies are engaging with communities on health; - 85% of consumer goods companies say they have formed partnerships with community stakeholders; - 58% have participated in food bank programmes, distributing 180 million meals and donating over...

Smithfield Bioscience and University of Virginia Announce Regenerative Medicine Research Partnership

Published: Feb 20, 2018 – 12:15 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va, Feb. 20 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and the University of Virginia School of Engineering Applied Science announced today a research partnership to explore and advance regenerative medicine technologies leveraging porcine bioproducts. The research is part of a collaborative project between...

Prevention Action Alliance and the AmerisourceBergen Foundation Team to Join First-of-Its-Kind Prescription Drug Safety Network

Published: Feb 19, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio , Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Prevention Action Alliance, the AmerisourceBergen Foundation and Everfi today announced a new digital education initiative aimed at combatting opioid misuse and empowering Ohio high school students with the knowledge and resources to make informed decisions about...



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