April 24, 2017

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Building a Better Tomorrow at Work: An Insider’s Look at the Effects of Climate Change

Published: Apr 24, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Climate change is predicted to continue to exacerbate the world's water challenges, leading to droughts, rising sea levels and floods. Research has proven these devastating effects disproportionally affect the world's poorest[1], many of whom reside in islands and...

Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership

Published: Apr 19, 2017 – 02:50 PM EST

MEXICO CITY, Apr. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and PAHO Foundation have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to collaboration for healthier lives in Latin America. The MoU states that both parties agree to work...

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s to 'Rebuild-A-Block' in Communities Throughout the Country

Published: Apr 13, 2017 – 03:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C....

Aramark Launches Feed Your Potential 365 Campaign to Improve Consumer Health

Published: Apr 13, 2017 – 02:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - As part of its five-year commitment with the American Heart Association to improve the health of Americans 20 percent by 2020, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is launching Feed Your Potential...

Recyclebank Green Schools Program Funds 44 Eco Projects

Published: Apr 12, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - Recyclebank, the incentives and education platform focused on waste, today announced that 44 schools from Recyclebank's partnering communities successfully raised a total of $90,670 as part of the annual Recyclebank Green Schools Program. Each year, participating schools...

Better Health, Stronger Communities

Published: Mar 31, 2017 – 12:41 PM EST

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - Glovax Biotech Corp., an integrated distributor and retailer of vaccines in the Philippines, has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 40 million vaccine doses to the country's medium- and low-income communities...

Arrow Electronics Shares DigiTruck Success at Posner Center Leadership Event

Published: Mar 16, 2017 – 05:05 PM EST

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Denver-based Posner Center for International Development's mission is to build a community of innovators who grow lasting solutions to global poverty. Arrow Electronics CSR Manager Alex West was recently invited to speak at the Center's Business...

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

Published: Mar 10, 2017 – 04:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help...

CARE and Cargill Renew Partnership to Improve 1 Million Lives by 2020

Published: Mar 09, 2017 – 11:57 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - Marking International Women's Day, CARE and Cargill today announced a renewed three-year, $7 million commitment to improve 1 million lives by 2020, many of them women in rural communities around the globe. Cargill and CARE have collaborated for...

Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

Published: Feb 24, 2017 – 05:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Mayor Edwin M. Lee, affordable housing developers and private investors announced their support on Thursday for an innovative new tool to help preserve and produce homes for working-class families in San Francisco. The San Francisco Housing Accelerator...

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