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DICK'S Sporting Goods Sports Matter Initiative Wins ESPN Corporate Community Impact Award

Published: Jul 12, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Jul. 12 /CSRwire/ - DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, which supports DICK'S charitable and philanthropic activities, were honored last night at ESPN's third annual Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. DICK'S received...

New Research Highlights Strategies to Drive Industry Cluster Growth

Published: Jun 29, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) released a new report providing actionable insights for city leaders looking to leverage their area's competitive industries to build stronger urban economies. Clusters represent interrelated...

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

Published: Jun 21, 2017 – 08:30 AM EST

SEATTLE, Wash. , Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases...

Financial Solutions Lab Announces Winners of $3 Million Fintech Competition to Improve Financial Health of Overlooked Populations in America

Published: Jun 15, 2017 – 01:00 PM EST

Eight financial technology entrepreneurs focused on delivering innovative financial health solutions chosen to join lab created by CFSI and JPMorgan Chase Lab to continue focusing on helping startups improve and scale solutions for populations who face difficulty managing their financial lives, such as...

How Creating a Volunteer Culture Can Help Your Business

Published: Jun 09, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - Employers and employees may be missing opportunities when it comes to reaping all of the benefits of volunteering in the workplace. Deloitte's "2017 Volunteerism Survey" of working Americans found that creating a culture of volunteerism may boost...

Samsung Employees Nationwide Swap the Office for Day of Service

Published: May 19, 2017 – 04:30 PM EST

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., May 19 /CSRwire/ - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today will host its bi-annual, companywide Day of Service throughout their national locations in New Jersey, New York, Texas, California and Washington, D.C. and regional offices. The event, which occurs each spring...

GoodWell Featured in Fast Company; Certifies City of Boise with 1,600 Employees

Published: May 11, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho, May 11 /CSRwire/ - GoodWell, a social enterprise recently featured in Fast Company magazine for its measurement of workplace health and sustainability, announced today that the City of Boise has successfully achieved GoodWell certification. The City of Boise, with more than...

Tyson Foods and Cobb-Vantress Partner with OneEgg to Launch Sustainable Egg Farm in Haiti

Published: May 03, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

SPRINGDALE, Ark., May 03 /CSRwire/ - Accessing the most basic necessity to sustain life is a challenge for many people in the island nation of Haiti. Hunger is chronic as one hundred thousand children under five years of age suffer from malnutrition in...

Net Blue Toolkit to Help Communities Pursue Water-Neutral Growth

Published: May 01, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, May 01 /CSRwire/ - As population growth increases pressure on finite water supplies, the Alliance for Water Efficiency, Environmental Law Institute, and River Network today launched the Net Blue Ordinance Toolkit to help communities pursue sustainable development without increasing overall water demands....

Mondelēz International Foundation Highlights Global Impact of Its Community-Based Well-being Programs

Published: Apr 26, 2017 – 09:49 AM EST

-- New report outlines progress on improving nutrition, access to healthy foods through gardening and physical activity among school-aged children -- Programs aim to transform the lives of more than one million children around the world -- Part of multi-year, $50 million commitment...

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