July 28, 2015

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Change the Equation Board of Directors Welcomes CA Technologies CEO Mike Gregoire

Published: Jul 28, 2015 – 09:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - Change the Equation (CTEq), a national coalition of CEOs committed to improving STEM education for all young people in the U.S., announced that CA Technologies CEO Mike Gregoire has accepted a position on its board of directors. Gregoire...

President Obama Visits Ethiopia's Faffa Food Share Company, Highlighting Innovative Alliance with Partners in Food Solutions and TechnoServe

Published: Jul 28, 2015 – 09:25 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - As part of the first visit by a sitting U.S. president to Ethiopia, President Obama visited the Ethiopian food company, Faffa Food Share, highlighting a unique public-private partnership that promotes nutrition and food security in Africa. The Partners...

Advisory: Northern California Grantmakers and Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Host Corporate Philanthropy Institute

Published: Jul 28, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - Northern California Grantmakers and Silicon Valley Community Foundation will host the 2015 Corporate Philanthropy Institute on Monday, Sept. 21, in San Francisco. This day-long annual conference brings together leading corporate social responsibility and philanthropy practitioners to...

World’s First Malaria Candidate Vaccine – Not-for-profit Price – Receives Positive Opinion from European Regulators.

Published: Jul 27, 2015 – 03:38 PM EST

GSK researches and develops innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products and make them accessible for more people in a responsible way. One key area where GSK is involved is in tackling diseases without treatments that impact the poorest. This is core to...

Sandoz Launches Breathe Africa Program to Improve Asthma Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes in Zambia

Published: Jul 24, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST

- Non-communicable diseases like asthma are rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa where healthcare systems are ill-prepared to cope1 – Zambia is ranked #1 in the world for mortality due to asthma2 - Increasing the medical expertise of local healthcare professionals is a quick...

Global Impact Named Honorable Mention Recipient of the 2015 Board Leadership Award

Published: Jul 22, 2015 – 01:28 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - Global Impact was recognized today by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as the 2015 honorable mention recipient of the Board Leadership Award. The award recognizes the role that boards play in building and sustaining successful organizations-ensuring that...

Benevity Raises $38 Million in Growth Funding to Accelerate Innovation in Workplace Giving and Volunteering

Published: Jul 22, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta, Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - Benevity Inc., the leading global supplier of workplace giving and volunteer management software solutions, announced the completion of a $38 million CAD Series A round with JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading...

The North Face and Big City Mountaineers Launch Wilderness Exploration Campaign for Kids

Published: Jul 21, 2015 – 03:35 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jul. 21 /CSRwire/ - The North Face is teaming up with Big City Mountaineers to help under-served youth across the United States get outdoors and better develop decision-making abilities and life skills. In July and August, The North Face will donate...

CenturyLink Supports Experiential Science and Technology Education Camps for Denver Area Students

Published: Jul 20, 2015 – 03:42 PM EST

DENVER, Jul. 20 /CSRwire/ - CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a global communications company specializing in hosting cloud and IT services, has joined EcoMedia to sponsor OpenWorld Learning's Summer Technology Camps, which started on June 8th and run through July 24th. CenturyLink's support helps...

Toyota Helps Paralyzed Veteran Open Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center

Published: Jul 17, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla., Jul. 17 /CSRwire/ - During his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, Romy Camargo's patrol was ambushed. A sniper's bullet changed the life of this decorated war veteran and his family. Now, with help from Toyota, Camargo, his family and a...

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