July 17, 2018

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Bechtel Partners with U.S. Agency to Deliver Infrastructure Solutions for Africa-led Development

Published: Jul 03, 2018 – 02:04 PM EST

RESTON, Va, Jul. 03 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, will work with a leading U.S.-based development agency to accelerate the growth of local infrastructure across Africa. Bechtel will partner with the U.S.-Africa Development Foundation (USADF) to deliver...

Bringing Light to Those Who Need It Most: Studio Unite Becomes First Non-profit to Win $10k in Flash Funding From Ingram Micro

Published: Jun 28, 2018 – 11:13 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - After her son was diagnosed with asthma, Alice Chun, CEO and Co-Founder of Studio Unite, was inspired to use solar energy as a way to reduce pollution and improve the environment. Since then, Chun and the team...

Disaster Resiliency: Learn How IBM and Bechtel Partnered in Puerto Rico in Free 3BL Media Webcast, July 11

Published: Jun 18, 2018 – 09:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jun. 18 /CSRwire/ - With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed to improving long-term recovery from natural disasters are sharing lessons learned from last year's devastating Category 5 storm in Puerto Rico and mapping their work...

NRG Energy’s PositiveNRG Week Delivers People Power to Communities Nationwide

Published: May 31, 2018 – 12:49 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., May 31 /CSRwire/ - For the 11th consecutive year, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees took to the communities where they live and work to volunteer in the name of "positiveNRG week," the company's annual week of volunteering. This year's efforts resulted...

Ready for Summer: SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center Opens

Published: May 30, 2018 – 07:09 AM EST

RACINE, WI, May 30 /CSRwire/ - Just in time for summer, a celebration will be held today to commemorate the grand opening of the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center, the first aquatic center to be developed in Racine County, located in Racine's Pritchard...

New Mexico Homeownership to Get $4.6 Million Boost

Published: May 16, 2018 – 02:57 PM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M., May 16 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorksAmerica and its network member, Homewise, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT program will expand for all 33 counties in the state of New Mexico with a $4.6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Celebrates 110 Years of Building Families Through Adoption at Annual Gala

Published: May 09, 2018 – 11:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 09 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families Children held their Annual Gala last Thursday evening, May 3, 2018 at Current at Chelsea Piers. Support for Spence-Chapin's Annual Gala furthers the 110-year old organization's guiding principle that every child deserves a...

EcoRise, Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Team up to Educate Students about Sustainability

Published: May 03, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, May 03 /CSRwire/ - EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club are joining forces to deliver a new program of leading-edge, student-driven sustainability curriculum, project...

Global Communities and John Deere Foundation Expand Partnership in South America

Published: Apr 24, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Global Communities recently announced that it has partnered with the John Deere Foundation to expand its intervention with vulnerable populations to Argentina and additional areas in Brazil, building on its previous successful work in John Deere...

Consumers Energy Foundation Announces $500,000 in Grants for Kitchen Incubator, School of the Arts in Jackson

Published: Apr 17, 2018 – 08:50 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation today announced $500,000 for two major projects near its downtown headquarters, supporting an incubator for chefs to grow their businesses and the relocation and expansion of the Jackson School of the Arts. "Consumers...

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