September 19, 2017

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UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts of Urbanization

Published: Sep 15, 2017 – 03:51 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only...

For First Time, 10,000 Ghana Cocoa Farmers Able to Receive Premium Payments by Mobile Phone

Published: Sep 11, 2017 – 11:35 AM EST

-- Payment of 2 million Ghana Cedis (GHS) is made to 10,000 Ghana cocoa farmers via mobile phone -- Licensed Buying Company (LBC) makes first premium payment since it was established

Infiltrator Announces Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

Published: Jul 26, 2017 – 01:46 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jul. 26 /CSRwire/ - Infiltrator Water Technologies, a manufacturer of decentralized wastewater treatment technology, announces its partnership with Habitat for Humanity to assist in their mission to create a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live. "We are...

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...

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