April 19, 2019

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Consumers Energy Provides $15,000 to Three Michigan Community Projects with ‘Put Your Town on the Map’ Competition

Published: Apr 18, 2019 – 09:48 AM EST

THOMPSONVILLE, Mich., Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - Michigan communities in Huron, Ottawa and Kent counties are receiving a total of $15,000 for projects to energize local residents and attract statewide attention after winning Consumers Energy's first "Put Your Town on the Map" competition. Port...

McDonald’s Raises the Level of Transparency on Forced Arbitration Policies for All Companies

Published: Apr 16, 2019 – 03:20 PM EST

NORWICH, Vt., Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - Last week, McDonald's disclosed the extent to which it is using mandatory arbitration and confidentiality clauses in employee agreements. This new disclosure marks a major advancement for corporate transparency in the #MeToo era and comes as a...

Carbon Yield Fund Wins 2019 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Published: Apr 15, 2019 – 11:39 AM EST

HONG KONG, Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - Morgan Stanley's Institute for Sustainable Investing and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in the U.S. today announced that Carbon Yield Fund was named the winner of the 2019 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. The team was...

Whole Foods Market, Amazon and Chase Launch Donation Campaign to Support Whole Planet Foundation

Published: Mar 01, 2019 – 12:05 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - Whole Foods Market announced today that Amazon and Chase will donate an amount equal to 2% of in store and online purchases made with an Amazon Rewards Visa Card - up to a maximum of $1,000,000 -...

ImpactAssets Releases Eighth Annual IA 50 Impact Investment Fund Manager Showcase

Published: Feb 26, 2019 – 07:15 AM EST

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - ImpactAssets has released its ImpactAssets 50 2019 (IA 50), a publicly available, online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of 50 private capital fund managers that deliver...

Multi-Year Effort Launches to Help Millions of Financially Vulnerable People Build Savings & Economic Opportunity

Published: Feb 05, 2019 – 04:56 PM EST

BOSTON & NEW YORK, Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - Decades of research points to the material, psychological and social value of wealth. Yet, building financial security is a persistent challenge for lower-income Americans who continue to become less wealthy, not more. In fact, more...

Insights Collection Delivers Fresh Summary of 2018 Trends in Corporate Social Investment

Published: Dec 31, 2018 – 09:46 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /CSRwire/ - To capture the sum of the social investments and impact made by businesses around the world, CECP has released the year-end edition of Investing in Society, the industry's annual report providing a comprehensive look back at the...

New York City Establishes Affordable Housing Fund with $2 Million Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Published: Dec 24, 2018 – 09:42 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 /CSRwire/ - The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announced today the City's Neighborhood Pillars Program with a $2 million commitment from the Wells Fargo Foundation. As...

Pact Impact Investment Group Inks Two New Corporate Partnerships as FY19 Kicks Off

Published: Dec 10, 2018 – 02:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /CSRwire/ - Pact, an international, non-profit development organization, announced today that its newly revamped impact investment group, Pact Ventures, has finalized its second corporate partnership since the start of fiscal year 2019. The announcement came after an agreement with Nigeria-based...

Israeli CSR Focuses on Inclusive Growth

Published: Dec 07, 2018 – 09:11 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - SodaStream - recently acquired by Pepsico - was announced as the winner of the 2018 Israeli Diversity award, Unilever introduced its "Flex Experiences" initiative answering to the open talent economy, and the launching of the Israeli...

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