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NCGA Applauds Vermont as First State in U.S. to Achieve Mandatory Labeling of GMOs, Wary of Bill in its Shadow

Press Release Published: Apr 24, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) congratulates Vermont as the first state in the U.S. to pass a mandatory GMO labeling bill. In the wake of this victory, NCGA urges Congress to not support the Safe...

Eco Heroes Save The Climate

Press Release Published: Apr 04, 2014 – 03:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Hippo Works, the Venice Beach-based eco animation studio, is online launching a half-hour cartoon musical Eco Heroes Save The Climate this Earth Day, April 22 [click for trailer]. Whole Foods sponsored the film's earlier DVD premiere at...

Apr 03, 2014 – Advancing Leaders Fellowship Pitch Competition and Reception

Event Posted: Apr 01, 2014 – 04:53 PM EST

World Learning is excited to name its second round of Advancing Leaders Fellows, at a pitch competition and reception to be held at the Centre for Social Innovation in New York City on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Our program will begin at 2...

Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Press Release Published: Mar 25, 2014 – 03:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new proposed rule for water safety. The rule...

Leading Mattress Manufacturer CEO Testifies in Support of Stronger Regulation of Toxic Chemicals before U.S. House Subcommittee

Press Release Published: Mar 12, 2014 – 01:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - Today, Barry A. Cik, Co-founder of Naturepedic, a manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and bedding products for adults and children, testified in favor of stronger regulation of toxic chemicals before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce, Environment and...

Chevron's Flawed RICO Decision in Ecuador Case Violates First Amendment and Will Backfire In International Courts, Defendants Say

Press Release Published: Mar 04, 2014 – 12:22 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - A decision in favor of Chevron in a New York RICO case is wrong on the facts and the law, violates the First Amendment, and has little chance of helping the oil giant block international enforcement actions,...

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Launches in Atlanta

Press Release Published: Feb 25, 2014 – 01:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - As part of its eighth-annual conference in Atlanta this week, the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council launched a new name and brand - transitioning to become the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum. The rebranding reflects major changes in the peer-to-peer...

Business Turns the Table in First-Ever Corporate Ratings of Activists

Press Release Published: Feb 18, 2014 – 08:08 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund and WWF topped the first-ever corporate ratings of environmental advocacy groups, according to a new report. The study was based on a survey of more than 200 companies. The GreenBiz NGO...

Sustainable Business Leaders Praise Choice of Mike Boots for Acting Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality

Press Release Published: Feb 06, 2014 – 05:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 U.S. businesses, praised President Obama's choice of Mike Boots to serve as acting chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). He...

Business Leaders See Risks in New State Department Report on Keystone XL Pipeline

Press Release Published: Feb 03, 2014 – 05:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 03 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. State Department released the findings of its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL Pipeline on Friday, concluding that: "The total direct and indirect emissions associated with the proposed project would contribute to cumulative...



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