August 17, 2017

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Thread Raises $10,000 In Kiva Funding to 10X Micro-Loan Program

Published: Aug 09, 2017 – 03:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 09 /CSRwire/ - Responsible fabric manufacturer Thread worked with Kiva's direct-to-social enterprise loan program in April to raise $10,000. The loans are based on the principle that lending alongside thousands of others is one of the most powerful and sustainable...

MainStreet Partners Releases Its Annual Impact Report

Published: Aug 07, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

LONDON, Aug. 07 /CSRwire/ - MainStreet Partners was founded to provide any investor with transparent and easy access to companies and funds that achieve consistent financial returns while improving people's lives and protecting the planet. Where and how capital is deployed has a...

Chemical Footprinting Moves to the Mainstream

Published: Aug 02, 2017 – 03:01 AM EST

SOMERVILLE, MA, Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Chemical Footprint Project's second annual report reveals chemical footprinting moves to the mainstream. A diversity of companies across sectors, sizes, and the globe participated in the 2016 Survey - demonstrating its relevance and application to a...

JPMorgan Chase to Be 100 Percent Reliant on Renewable Energy by 2020; Announces $200 Billion Clean Energy Financing Commitment

Published: Jul 28, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

Key Points and Overall Impact JPMorgan Chase is expanding its comprehensive strategy to advance environmentally sustainable solutions for clients and its own operations. The firm’s two new strategic goals include: * Renewable energy: JPMorgan Chase will source renewable power for 100 percent of...

FlipGive Welcomes NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo As Global Ambassador

Published: Jul 12, 2017 – 01:15 PM EST

TORONTO, Jul. 12 /CSRwire/ - FlipGive, a cash-back site for teams that facilitates fundraising through online shopping, today announced that basketball legend and 8-time NBA All-Star, Dikembe Mutombo, joins the company as a major shareholder and Global Ambassador. Together, FlipGive and Mutombo will...

Global Sustain GmbH: 2nd Berlin ESG Investments & Green Finance Forum 2017

Published: Jul 06, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BERLIN, Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - SAVE THE DATE, 14.11.2017 Speaker Opportunity 2nd Berlin ESG Investments Green Finance Forum 2017 Connecting Green Finance with Sustainable Brands Topic: "Investments in Digitalization, Clean Energy Sustainable Brands as Growth Drivers towards a Low Carbon Economy" Berlin 14.11.2017...

Nestlé Waters North America Announces $6 Million Investment in Closed Loop Fund

Published: May 22, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 22 /CSRwire/ - May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nestl Waters North America today announced it is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs in...

Significant Correlation between JUST Companies and Lower Market Risk, According to Newly-Released Analysis

Published: May 04, 2017 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 04 /CSRwire/ - According to new research by JUST Capital, companies in the Russell 1000 that perform better on issues that matter to the American public carry significantly lower investment risk than other Russell 1000 corporations. The top performing companies...

Holy Land Principles Resolution-size Lockheed Martin

Published: May 02, 2017 – 10:03 AM EST

CAPITOL HILL, May 02 /CSRwire/ - One of the largest companies in the world, in its industry, has been Resolution-ized by the Holy Land Principles- a corporate code of conduct for the 542 American companies doing business in Israel/Palestine. Lockheed Martin - headquartered...

U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center Announces DSM’s Welsh as Advisory Board Chair

Published: May 01, 2017 – 03:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON, May 01 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center today announced that Hugh Welsh, president and general counsel of DSM North America, will serve as chair of its advisory board for the coming year. "It's an honor to have a...

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