September 24, 2017

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Anti-Slavery Organization International Justice Mission Announces Grant From Walmart Foundation to Address Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Published: Sep 22, 2017 – 04:23 PM EST

BANGKOK, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - Today International Justice Mission (IJM), the world's largest international anti-slavery organization, announced support from the Walmart Foundation to address human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry. News reports of modern slavery in supply...

Tree Pittsburgh Receives “Net Zero” Sustainability Grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Published: Sep 22, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - The ambitious goal of achieving net zero energy status and LEED Platinum certification is becoming a reality for Tree Pittsburgh's new campus thanks in large part to a $134,800 solar and sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy...

Chevron Hit Hard In Canada: Major Indigenous Leaders Back Collection of $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Sep 21, 2017 – 06:31 PM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - In a blow to Chevron's prospects in the historic Ecuador pollution litigation, three major Canadian indigenous leaders and a co-founder of Greenpeace have announced they are joining with rainforest communities to force the oil major to comply with...

Walmart Foundation Announces $565,000 Towards Mexico Earthquake Relief and Recovery

Published: Sep 21, 2017 – 01:34 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark.,, Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - In response to the recent 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, the Walmart Foundation has committed $565,000 (10 million pesos) to help organizations providing immediate recovery and relief. This commitment builds upon to the $2.2 million (40 million...

YourCause Sees Record Number of Companies Take Action in Wake of Recent Hurricanes

Published: Sep 20, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - In response to the impact of recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma, YourCause experienced a record-breaking number of corporations answering the call for disaster relief support. In total, YourCause's CSRconnect platform facilitated over $10,000,000 in employee donations and...

HP Reinvents Learning in the Developing World

Published: Sep 20, 2017 – 10:05 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) announced the new HP School Cloud featuring the HP Open Learning Platform during Global Citizen Week. HP School Cloud will provide access to educational materials and apps to students, teachers and adult learners...

Benevity Data Shows 2016 Election Cycle Kicked Off Major Shift in Corporate Giving Trends

Published: Sep 20, 2017 – 09:09 AM EST

CALGARY, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced today the release of new data showing a significant shift in charitable donation trends in 2016 and 2017. Benevity compiled the data from...

minuteKEY Commits to Planting 100,000 Trees Per Year in National Forests

Published: Sep 18, 2017 – 02:14 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce the expansion of a partnership with minuteKEY, the world's first self-service key duplicating kiosk. Since 2015, minuteKEY and the NFF have been partners through minuteKEY's Secure Our Forests...

Mohawk Teams Up with Nature’s Big Springs Water to Provide Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

Published: Sep 15, 2017 – 02:01 PM EST

CALHOUN, Ga., Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - Calhoun, Ga. may be more than 800 miles from Houston, Texas, but that didn't stop two local companies from partnering to offer a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Mohawk Industries and Nature's Big Springs...

Chicago-based Foundation Announces 8th Class of McGowan Fellows: Students from Top Business Schools Promoting Ethical Leadership

Published: Sep 15, 2017 – 10:14 AM EST

CHICAGO, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, a Chicago-based family foundation, is proud to announce its 8th class of McGowan Fellows: students from top business schools across America who together form a robust community of young leaders dedicated...

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