November 29, 2015 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $300,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology-focused Startups

Published: Nov 18, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

WARREN, Mich.,, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $300,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. The Innovation Fund is a $2.7 million effort to stimulate...

MetLife Foundation Sponsors The Purpose Prize® for Financial Inclusion: $25,000 Award to Patricia Foley Hinnen, Founding CEO of Capital Sisters International

Published: Nov 16, 2015 – 04:05 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - Patricia Foley Hinnen, founder and CEO of Capital Sisters International, will be named the 2015 winner of The Purpose Prize for Financial Inclusion, sponsored by MetLife Foundation. The Purpose Prize, a program of, recognizes and rewards...

Jitasa, a B-Corporation Serving Nonprofits, Adds Congressman Richard A. Gephardt To Board of Directors

Published: Nov 05, 2015 – 02:59 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Today, Jitasa, a Boise, Idaho certified B-Corporation specializing in accounting services for nonprofits, is proud to announce a new addition to their Board of Directors, Congressman Richard A. Gephardt. Congressman Gephardt brings a wealth of experience concerning...

Veteran Jobs Mission: New Name, New Goal for Hiring One Million U.S. Military Veterans

Published: Nov 02, 2015 – 08:10 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - The 100,000 Jobs Mission today announced a new goal and name for the coalition of companies committed to employing U.S. military Veterans. Beginning today, the coalition will be renamed the Veteran Jobs Mission and commit itself to...

Shift to Digital Lifestyle to Boost Financial Inclusion - Mynt

Published: Oct 28, 2015 – 10:50 PM EST

MANILA, Phillipines, Oct. 28 /CSRwire/ - The continuing shift to a digital lifestyle presents a unique opportunity to boost financial inclusion in the Philippines with the use of mobile technology. Taking advantage of such opportunity, Mynt is pioneering initiatives of providing financial services...

VEDC and JPMorgan Chase Announce Loan Fund for African American-Owned Small Businesses

Published: Oct 23, 2015 – 09:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - VEDC and JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced a new lending program for African American-owned small businesses in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles. The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will boost economic opportunity for...

ImpactAssets Releases Annual IA 50 Impact Investment Fund Showcase

Published: Oct 21, 2015 – 06:08 PM EST

ImpactAssets has released its 2015 impact investing showcase, the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50), a free online resource for investors and financial advisors. The fifth annual guide features fund managers representing private debt and equity investments that deliver social and environmental impact as well...

Making Fossil Free Investing Work For Canadians

Published: Oct 16, 2015 – 12:12 PM EST

VANCOUVER, B.C., Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - The scientific imperative and growing belief among global leaders, investors, scientists, and large corporations that the use of fossil fuels must be sharply curtailed-if not phased out-for the sake of future generations is driving policy shifts, fuelling...

Convercent Announces Strong Third Quarter

Published: Oct 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

DENVER, CO, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Convercent, the SaaS company transforming the way corporate compliance is managed, today announced continued success at the close of the third quarter in 2015. The company logged a second consecutive quarter with more than 50%...

RSF Supports Microfinance with Loan to MCE Social Capital

Published: Oct 12, 2015 – 02:48 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Maria Ramos operates a small roadside flower shop outside of the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. A mother of two, Maria recently used a loan originated by a MCE Social Capital (MCE) client to purchase new plant pots,...



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