September 18, 2018

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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...

Newmont Partners With Project WET to Provide Water Education in South America and Beyond

Published: Aug 02, 2018 – 08:20 AM EST

DENVER, Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today announced a partnership with the Project WET Foundation - a global leader in water education - to advance responsible use of water resources through community-based teacher training. The partnership will focus on...

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...

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