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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...

Construction of 6MW Solar Energy System in Danville, Virginia to Commence in August

Published: May 31, 2017 – 08:15 AM EST

DANVILLE, Va., May 31 /CSRwire/ - At a stop of Governor Terry McAuliffe's Clean Energy Jobs tour, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders announced that construction of the 6-megawatt alternating current system will commence in August. Sol Systems is the financing partner and will oversee...

U.S. Chamber Foundation, The Sustainability Consortium, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association Launch Circular Economy Toolbox

Published: May 23, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Corporate Citizenship Center, in partnership with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), today launched the Circular Economy Toolbox, an online platform to help companies incorporate more...

Western and Rust Belt States Experiencing Persistently High Levels of Need for Basic Services

Published: May 19, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 19 /CSRwire/ - The most recent update of the Human Needs Index (HNI), a joint project between The Salvation Army and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, reveals that the level of American need in 2016 (1.239) remained...

Alliance for Water Efficiency Delivers Industry-Backed Letter to Save EPA WaterSense® Program from White House Budget Cuts

Published: Apr 25, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Alliance for Water Efficiency delivered a letter to EPA Administrator Pruitt today to urge continued funding for the successful EPA WaterSense labeling program, recently proposed for elimination in the Trump Administration's budget, and committed to defending the...

Pact E-Magazine Highlights Progress for Children Affected by HIV

Published: Apr 04, 2017 – 11:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact released the newest issue of All In, the global e-magazine on the integrated approach to international development. This latest edition explores the progress of integrated efforts to address children's vulnerability because of HIV and AIDS...

Top WBENC Consumer Companies Join Together for the First Time in Collective Initiative to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

Published: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Walmart announced today that they are one of nine corporations joining in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified and certified women-owned businesses (WOBs) over the next five years. This marks the first time...

Pure Strategies Research Shows Growing Corporate Investment in Sustainability, Accelerating a Sustainable and Circular Economy

Published: Mar 07, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

GLOUCESTER, Mass. , Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - New research from sustainability consulting firm, Pure Strategies, reveals growth in corporate spending in sustainability; more than 80 percent of surveyed companies expect a budget increase from 2016 to 2017 with a third anticipating double-digit growth....

Cargill Grows Base of Certified Sustainable Independent Oil Palm Smallholders in Malaysia

Published: Mar 06, 2017 – 08:05 AM EST

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Cargill, in partnership with Wild Asia, has helped 141 independent oil palm smallholder farmers in Perak receive the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification under the Wild Asia Group Scheme (WAGS). Fifty of these farmers are...

Cargill, Heifer Commemorate Partnership with Kick-off Celebration, Delivery of Chicks to Farmers in China

Published: Mar 03, 2017 – 08:05 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - Cargill and Heifer International are celebrating the official launch of a program aimed at improving the lives of more than 450 smallholder farming households in the Qinsghen, China. Representatives from Cargill, Heifer and its program implementing partner in...

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