November 26, 2015 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Alliance Data Makes $2.6 Million Donation to United Way Chapters Nationwide

Published: Nov 19, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DALLAS, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, and its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business and Irving, Texas-based Epsilon business, today announced a $2.6 million donation to United Way chapters...

Seattle International Foundation, Tableau Foundation, & The Annie E. Casey Foundation Announce Collaborative Grant to Support Data-Driven Advocacy in Latin America

Published: Nov 18, 2015 – 01:33 PM EST

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Seattle International Foundation (SIF) and REDIM, Red de Derechos de la Infancia en Mexico are pleased to announce a new coalition to bring data-driven advocacy efforts for key children's rights groups in Latin America. In...

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...

3BL Media Webinar Focuses on ROI of Community Involvement Programs

Published: Nov 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

Join 3BL Media and Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for a free webinar Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. ET.

Historic Forum in Peru on Energy Development and Participation of Indigenous Peoples Convenes Diverse Stakeholders for Dialogue and Positive Change

Published: Oct 28, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

Co-organized by Equitable Origin and indigenous group AIDESEP with support from U.S. DOI and USAID, forum brings together indigenous leaders, government ministers, industry representatives, and a former OPEC Secretary General to foster dialogue for more inclusive and transparent energy development on indigenous lands.

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Now Accepting Applications for Their International Primary Provider Program

Published: Oct 16, 2015 – 09:26 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a New York City-based non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today that they are now accepting applications for their international Primary Provider Program. The Primary Provider Program supports Spence-Chapin's mission of providing adoption and...

Blackstone, Carlyle, KKR and TPG Jointly Host Inaugural Veterans Initiative Summit

Published: Oct 07, 2015 – 03:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today Blackstone (NYSE:BX), KKR (NYSE: KKR), The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and TPG will jointly host the inaugural Veterans Initiative Summit to support the hiring of American veterans across private equity portfolio companies. The two-day summit will focus...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Named One of America’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Published: Oct 06, 2015 – 04:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin announced that it has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Spence-Chapin was ranked 87th on the organization's 2015 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List. "Our staff helps to build...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Brings Its International Granny Program to Children at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

Published: Oct 01, 2015 – 10:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a New York City-based non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today the launching its first domestic Granny Program, expanding their successful international program to the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in Yonkers, NY. The Elizabeth Seton...

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Published: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...



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