September 28, 2016

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JPMorgan Chase Commits Over $1.3 Million to Increase Skills Training and Job Growth in Detroit

Published: Sep 27, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 27 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. is investing over $1.3 million to increase the number of Detroiters receiving skills training for in-demand jobs and to strengthen partnerships between job seekers, local employers and training providers, the firm announced today. As part...

Univision Kicks-Off Unprecedented Nonpartisan National Voter Registration Day Effort

Published: Sep 23, 2016 – 05:10 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 23 /CSRwire/ - Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced plans to encourage citizens to register to vote in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day. UCI is leveraging all of its media assets across...

United Breweries Limited Launches 2015-16 Corporate Responsibility Report

Published: Sep 15, 2016 – 07:56 AM EST

INDIA, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - At United Breweries Limited, we firmly believe in sustainable development, which is interpreted as growing business in a socially and environmentally responsible way, while meeting the legitimate interests of our stakeholders. Building and Transforming communities requires focus, time,...

On Eve of Enforcement Trial, Canada’s Civil Society Calls for Chevron’s Assets to Be Frozen So Ecuador Judgment Can Be Paid

Published: Sep 07, 2016 – 11:30 AM EST

Canada, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - Some of Canada's largest environmental, labor and civil society organizations have now joined the growing international community demanding that Chevron clean up its toxic waste in the Ecuadorian Amazon and cease selling its assets in Canada while a...

Anthem Blue Cross Partners With Community Organizations To Help Prevent Diabetes

Published: Aug 29, 2016 – 11:05 AM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 29 /CSRwire/ - Working with community groups such as Black Women for Wellness and Valley Jewish Community Center as well as large, national organizations, Anthem Blue Cross has launched an ambitious diabetes prevention program to educate, treat and support...

Employee Volunteers Support Rhode Island Families In Crisis During Blue Cross & Blue Shield Of Rhode Island 5th Annual Day Of Service

Published: Aug 25, 2016 – 10:10 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - More than 70 percent of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) employees will support local families in crisis during Blue across Rhode Island, the state's largest employee day of service. Seven participating organizations, across thirteen...

OppenheimerFunds Supports Boston Community During Distribution Symposium

Published: Aug 23, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community during its recent Distribution Symposium in Boston. Conference attendees assembled 30 toddler beds, 100 blankets, and 100 superhero capes for children in Boston Cares' partner programs. The firm also provided a $10,000...

MGM Resorts Foundation Now Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals for the 2016 – 2017 Community Grant Fund Program

Published: Aug 19, 2016 – 01:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - The MGM Resorts Foundation will accept nonprofit grant applications through its online portal until Sept. 23, 2016. Funding will be awarded to local nonprofit agencies that provide services focused on strengthening neighborhoods, strengthening children and providing strength...

The Costa Crociere Foundation Lanches 6 New Social Betterment and Marine Environmental Projects

Published: Jul 22, 2016 – 03:19 PM EST

GENOA, Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environmental protection projects for funding. During the period of the call for proposals...

Pact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

Published: Jul 18, 2016 – 09:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact and Chevron announced the launch of PROMOT II, a $1.5 million, two-year initiative to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The initiative, launching this week during the 21st International...

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