September 18, 2018

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Stimulating a Reliable Market for Maize through Public-Private Partnerships

Published: Jul 31, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

By Elizabeth Adams, Technical Specialist, Agriculture & Food Security

Bechtel Partners with U.S. Agency to Deliver Infrastructure Solutions for Africa-led Development

Published: Jul 03, 2018 – 02:04 PM EST

RESTON, Va, Jul. 03 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, will work with a leading U.S.-based development agency to accelerate the growth of local infrastructure across Africa. Bechtel will partner with the U.S.-Africa Development Foundation (USADF) to deliver...

The Pharmaceutical Industry Advocates for Even Greater Collaboration as Critical to Future Global Health Progress

Published: May 22, 2018 – 02:00 AM EST

GENEVA, May 22 /CSRwire/ - IFPMA launches today "50 Years of Global Health Progress". The report traces global health progress over the past 50 years and the pioneering collaborative role the research-based biopharmaceutical industry has played not only to deliver prevention and treatment,...

Covestro’s MacCleary to Address Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

Published: May 08, 2018 – 01:03 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, May 08 /CSRwire/ - Jerry MacCleary, chairman and CEO of Covestro LLC, will be a featured speaker at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's (USCCF) Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, held May 9 in Washington, D.C. Click to tweet: .@JerryMacCleary...

Pact Launches Energy for Prosperity, a New Global Initiative to Improve Energy Access in Developing Communities

Published: May 02, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 02 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact announced the launch of a new global initiative called Energy for Prosperity (E4P) to improve energy access in low- and middle-income communities as part of the organization's integrated approach to development. Globally, more than 1...

What Do You Do When You Are Investing in Your Workforce but Your Suppliers Are Not?

Published: May 01, 2018 – 05:00 PM EST

By Suze François, Responsible Sourcing Advisor, Global Communities Nikki Duncan, Director – Strategic Partnerships, Global Communities

Smithfield Foods and the Global Good Fund Announce Custom Leadership Development Program for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Published: Apr 04, 2018 – 11:20 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Md., Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Global Good Fund, are pleased to announce their partnership to launch the Veterans Leadership Program. The Global Good Fund, a leadership development enterprise built by...

Improving Food Security in West and East Africa

Published: Mar 06, 2018 – 08:33 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - 20,000 farmers in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda have improved the security and quality of their food supply thanks to the FoodAfrica Programme. In addition to those farmers and their communities, it is estimated that...

Investing in Energy Access

Published: Feb 26, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

By Robyn McGuckin, Energy Specialist at Global Communities

Global Communities and Cargill Partner to Facilitate Agricultural Trade, Improved Market Access in Kenya

Published: Jan 22, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Global Communities and Cargill have entered into a strategic partnership to promote agricultural trade for small- and medium-sized agribusinesses in Kenya. The collaboration will stimulate commercial linkages between Cargill and Kenyan small- and medium-sized agribusiness that...

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