November 21, 2017

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Ten Emerging Social Initiatives Win 2017 J.M.K. Innovation Prize

Published: Nov 16, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, today announced ten winners of the second J.M.K. Innovation Prize, a grant making initiative that invests in early-stage efforts to address pressing social and environmental issues. The J.M.K....

Stress of Current Events Is Generating Apathy Among Americans Says Fifth Annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex)

Published: Nov 08, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - Nearly half of Americans (47%) believe the world is becoming a worse place to live, according to the fifth annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex). In total, 1,019 Americans were polled this year for...

Jackson Healthcare's Remote Care Not-for-Profit Initiative Completes Pilot

Published: Nov 01, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 01 /CSRwire/ - An innovative, not-for-profit initiative of Jackson Healthcare is moving from pilot to expansion phase, and including more doctors and other licensed medical providers to help impoverished global children get completely free, tech-enabled healthcare. Connecting Kids with Care is...

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

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 download and use on Chrome, benefits companies...

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

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

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. The Hitachi Foundation (THF) initiated the...

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