February 13, 2016

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'Commerce of Caring' Podcast Series Highlights the Untold Stories of Children in Need, and the People of Retail Answering the Call

Published: Jan 25, 2016 – 10:05 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - A young woman from New Jersey rushes headlong into the Liberian Ebola crisis when most westerners are racing to get out. A Congolese wife and mother has the chance to leave one of the most impoverished...

Electronics Industry Supports Student Workers

Published: Dec 15, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced the results of a vocational school credentialing pilot program in China and other recent efforts to ensure...

Bechtel Launches Campaign to Raise Money for Syrian Refugees

Published: Dec 04, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

RESTON, Va., Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - Earlier this week, Bechtel announced a special campaign among its 58,000 employees to help the millions of Syrian families that have fled their homeland. The company's philanthropic entity, Bechtel Group Foundation, began the campaign with a US$50,000...

Spence-Chapin Announces New Foster Care Agency Partnerships

Published: Nov 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today, two separate partnerships - Catholic Guardian Services and The New York Foundling - both aim to service the New York City foster care population. Spence-Chapin will be...

Historic Forum in Peru on Energy Development and Participation of Indigenous Peoples Convenes Diverse Stakeholders for Dialogue and Positive Change

Published: Oct 28, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

Co-organized by Equitable Origin and indigenous group AIDESEP with support from U.S. DOI and USAID, forum brings together indigenous leaders, government ministers, industry representatives, and a former OPEC Secretary General to foster dialogue for more inclusive and transparent energy development on indigenous lands.

Chevron's Star Witness in Retaliatory RICO Case Recants Accusations Against Ecuadorians and Their Counsel

Published: Oct 27, 2015 – 10:14 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador , Oct. 27 /CSRwire/ - In a dramatic turn in the 22 year-old legal effort by Ecuadorian rainforest villagers to hold Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) to account for massive on-going environmental contamination in the Amazon, the key witness in Chevron's counter-suit...

New Deloitte University Press Report Shows How the Power of Partnership Can Help Stop Modern Slavery

Published: Oct 26, 2015 – 02:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - Today, Deloitte University Press issued "The Freedom Ecosystem - How the Power of Partnership Can Help Stop Modern Day Slavery." The report, a collaborative effort between Deloitte and Free the Slaves, describes how the Freedom Ecosystem can use...

Ecuador Villagers Ask Canada Court to Speed Up Action Seizing Chevron Assets as Pollution Battle Heats Up

Published: Oct 22, 2015 – 12:53 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - Empowered by a new favorable Supreme Court decision, indigenous villagers from Ecuador's Amazon rainforest have filed legal papers asking a Canadian trial court to accelerate an action to seize assets from Chevron to satisfy their $9.5 billion environmental...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Now Accepting Applications for Their International Primary Provider Program

Published: Oct 16, 2015 – 09:26 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a New York City-based non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today that they are now accepting applications for their international Primary Provider Program. The Primary Provider Program supports Spence-Chapin's mission of providing adoption and...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Recognizes Douglas and Christen Driscoll for Receiving an ‘Angels in Adoption Award’

Published: Oct 14, 2015 – 10:26 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /CSRwire/ - Douglas and Christen Driscoll, were recently honored with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's 2015 Angels in Adoption award in Washington, D.C. The Driscoll's were nominated for the award by Spence-Chapin and selected for the award by...

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