November 17, 2018

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Consumers Energy Works with Michigan-Based Business to Help Students in 29 Counties Stay Warm This Winter

Published: Nov 16, 2018 – 09:35 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - Helping to keep schoolchildren safe and warm this winter, Consumers Energy is working with a Michigan-based business to provide products to over 900 West and Northern Michigan schools that quickly dry cold and wet gloves and...

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $500,000 for California Wildfire Relief

Published: Nov 13, 2018 – 02:41 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $500,000 to organizations in response to the severe wildfires that are impacting California. As part of this commitment, Walmart...

With Winter on the Way, Consumers Energy Provides $2 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Published: Nov 13, 2018 – 01:00 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - As Michigan gears up for winter, Consumers Energy announced today that it is contributing $2 million to help Michigan residents stay safe and warm. "When the temperatures start to drop, we know there are Michigan families who...

Timberland Makes New Commitment to Green 500,000 Square Feet of Urban Space in Us Cities Over Next Five Years

Published: Nov 05, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

STRATHAM, N.H., Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Known worldwide for its outdoor heritage and environmental responsibility, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protect and restore the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces people explore every...

7-Eleven’s RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees With The Arbor Day Foundation

Published: Oct 31, 2018 – 01:05 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for...

Costa Cruises and AISM: Tours Now Also Accessible to Guests with Disabilities for the First Time

Published: Sep 28, 2018 – 01:10 PM EST

The new "Adagio Tours", available for Mediterranean cruises on the flagship Costa Diadema from January 2019, will also allow guests with impaired mobility to take part in group shore excursions. The programs have been planned with the help of 15 women with multiple...

The Hershey Company Launches “The Heartwarming Project”

Published: Sep 24, 2018 – 05:02 PM EST

HERSHEY, Pa., Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - The Hershey Company is launching The Heartwarming Project, an initiative dedicated to helping kids and families build meaningful social connections. The project, which builds on the power of the company's beloved brands to create connections,...

The Briad Group Raises $425,000 for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption at Annual Charity Golf Outing

Published: Sep 20, 2018 – 11:20 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - At its annual Charity Golf Outing in Somerset, NJ last week, The Briad Group presented the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption with a check for $425,000 and pledged additional contributions toward the Foundation's commitment to dramatically increase...

Back by Popular Demand: Covestro to Host Second Annual THINC30 Summit This Fall

Published: Aug 16, 2018 – 10:03 AM EST

• National and local experts to demonstrate how Pittsburghers can put their purpose to work for a sustainable future • Industry track to showcase the hands-on business case for sustainability; social track to highlight cutting-edge social innovators • Attendees will create Pittsburgh’s very...

Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to "Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life" in Costa Rica

Published: Aug 06, 2018 – 08:42 AM EST

The initiative is led by The Consumer Goods Forum and ran from 27th-29th July at the Automercado de Alajuela and the Walmart de San Sebastián; The collaborative movement is looking to help consumers make informed decisions that allow them to seek balance and...

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