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First Benefit Corporation Goes Public -- Laureate Education

Published: Feb 13, 2017 – 02:54 PM EST

New Corporate Structure Upends Shareholder Primacy Opens Path to Combat Short-Termism, Reduce Systemic Risk, and Create Value for All Stakeholders in Public Capital Markets

U.S. Chamber Foundation Releases Safety and Security Quick Guides

Published: Feb 06, 2017 – 04:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., today released the Safety and Security Quick Guides, an online platform to educate communities, business owners, and chambers of commerce on steps they can take to...

Northern Trust Asset Management Launches Unique Sustainable Real Estate Index and Fund in Conjunction with GRESB

Published: Jan 30, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

LONDON & AMSTERDAM, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Northern Trust Asset Management, collaborating with GRESB, the global sustainability benchmark for real assets, has launched a unique sustainable real estate index. A Dutch-domiciled pooled fund passively managed to this new index has also been launched....

With New Court Decision Against Chevron, Ecuadorian Villagers Take Major Step Forward In Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Jan 23, 2017 – 06:41 PM EST

Ecuador, Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - Communities in Ecuador moved another important step closer to justice last week when an Ontario court ruled that they have the right to go to trial in Canada against Chevron, the oil company responsible for deliberately dumping, and...

Liba Wenig Rubenstein Named Senior Vice President, Social Impact for 21st Century Fox

Published: Jan 10, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - 21st Century Fox today named Liba Wenig Rubenstein to the role of Senior Vice President, Social Impact. In this newly created position, she oversees the company's expanding social impact programs, comprising a variety of initiatives that amplify...

Agricultural Innovator Jim Knutzon Joins SCS Global Services in Senior Position

Published: Dec 28, 2016 – 05:15 PM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 28 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services is pleased to announce that Jim Knutzon has joined its corporate management team as the new Vice President for Special Projects. Mr. Knutzon brings decades of agricultural experience to the position, including pioneering work...

Ecuador Moves to Close Leading Environmental Organization as Part of Crackdown on Civil Society

Published: Dec 21, 2016 – 03:11 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuador's Environment Ministry announced yesterday its intention to shutter Accin Ecolgica, the country's leading grassroots environmental organization. The move is a clear reprisal to the group's efforts to raise awareness about environmental and indigenous rights concerns over...

Mary Kay Inc. Names Julia Simon Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Published: Dec 06, 2016 – 05:16 PM EST

DALLAS, Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - Mary Kay Inc., a top beauty brand, and direct seller in more than 35 markets around the world, announces the appointment of Julia A. Simon as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at the company's global headquarters in...

HACR Applauds Appointment of Geisha Williams as President & CEO of PG&E

Published: Nov 16, 2016 – 01:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) applauds the selection of Geisha J. Williams as the next President CEO of PGE Corporation. Williams will become the first Hispanic woman ever to serve as President CEO of a Fortune...

Sustainable Brands Announces Newest Members to its Advisory Board

Published: Nov 16, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands announces 5 newest members to its global Advisory Board. In total, 43 sustainability and brand leaders from diverse industry sectors represent the Sustainable Brands Advisory Board. "We are honored to have a dedicated Advisory Board...

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