February 15, 2019

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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...

Airbnb Abandons CSR Values by Acquiescing to Anti-Israel BDS Campaign

Published: Nov 27, 2018 – 08:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - Airbnb executives acquiesced last week to pressure from the BDS ("Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions") campaign by removing roughly 200 Jewish rental listings in the West Bank. While hundreds of companies are pressured by BDS activists, and some...

NativeEnergy, LUSH, Clif Bar and Lime Bring Impact to Renewable Energy Credit Purchasing

Published: Oct 31, 2018 – 03:04 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - NativeEnergy announced today the launch of a renewable energy portfolio, for the first time creating a mechanism for leading companies to be certain their purchase of renewable energy credits helps to build more new community scale renewable...

Moody’s Selects Partners for Reshape Tomorrow, Aiming to Help Small Businesses Thrive

Published: Oct 24, 2018 – 09:05 AM EST

NEW YORK & LONDON, Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced the selection of its inaugural list of partners for Reshape TomorrowTM, its innovative, global program to help owners of small and growing business overcome the challenges of expanding their enterprises....

ImpactAssets Builds Out Executive Leadership Team; Adds Trilli as Seasoned President and Chief Investment Officer, Promotes Freundlich to CEO

Published: Oct 24, 2018 – 07:30 AM EST

Margret Trilli brings strategic and executive leadership to extend organizational excellence and drive continued growth toward a multi-billion-dollar impact investing platform; founder Tim Freundlich promoted to Chief Executive Officer to lead business innovation and field-building; Gabe DiClerico named CFO to elevate finance administration...

Global Sustain: 3rd ESG Responsible Investments, Green Finance & Brands Forum

Published: Oct 15, 2018 – 08:33 AM EST

BERLIN, Oct. 15 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain organised with great success in a full hall for 3rd consecutive year in cooperation and partnership with Forum for Responsible Investment (FNG), Investment Bank Berlin (IBB) and International Bankers Forum (IBF) the 3rd ESG Responsible Investments,...

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