September 19, 2017

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846 Companies Honored as Best for the World, Creating Positive Impact for Workers, Environment, Community

Published: Sep 12, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

BERWYN, Pa., Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - Today, 846 companies worldwide were recognized for creating extraordinary positive overall social and environmental impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of its annual "Best for the World"...

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

Hudson Booksellers Selects New Book on Socially Conscious Business for National Airport Promotion

Published: Aug 17, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 17 /CSRwire/ - Airport readers will soon be turning the pages of a new book charting a socially responsible revolution in business as Hudson Booksellers has selected Rise Up-How to Build a Socially Conscious Business for a nationwide promotion. For...

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...

City Developments Limited: The Singapore Sustainability Academy Launches as Training and Networking Hub

Published: Aug 07, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST

Originally published in Best Practice - Spring 2017 issue

Miigle+ Browser Transforms E-commerce into a Force for Social Good

Published: Jul 11, 2017 – 05:44 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jul. 11 /CSRwire/ - Miigle+ today announced the launch of its browser app that brings social good brands and ethically conscious consumers together in a shared mission to re-engineer consumerism into a force for social good. The app, available for...

Broughton Consulting Launches The Human Capital Advantage: A Curriculum for Early Stage Ventures

Published: Jun 08, 2017 – 04:27 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C., Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - Broughton Consulting has launched the Human Capital Advantage Curriculum, a free training resource for business accelerators to help early stage businesses develop smart human capital strategies much sooner than they would otherwise, giving them a competitive advantage....

Thrive Natural Care Achieves ‘Beyond Sustainable’ Milestone in Costa Rica

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

SAN FRANCISCO, May 01 /CSRwire/ - Thrive Natural Care, creator of the first regenerative supply chain in the personal care industry, made another significant step forward this month as it finalized a historic partnership with a woman-led co-op in rural Costa Rica. The...

Danone CEO Announces Intention to Deepen Work with B Lab

Published: Apr 27, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - During today's Annual General Meeting of shareholders, Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber announced the company's plan to deepen their work with B Lab and to design a roadmap for Danone to ultimately obtain B Corp certification as a...

Nation’s Largest Young Social Entrepreneur Network Heads to Washington, DC

Published: Mar 21, 2017 – 01:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - The nation's largest network of college-aged social entrepreneurs gather for their 7th year in Washington, DC to pitch their ideas and learn from one another. Shift Series is organized by Social Impact 360, previously known as Compass Partners,...

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