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Shiseido’s New Health and Beauty Regime to Improve the Lives and Livelihoods of Rural Bangladesh Women

Published: Sep 16, 2015 – 08:08 AM EST

TOKYO, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with an initiative to improve hygiene, nutrition and health among rural Bangladesh women, as well as market skin-care products developed to meet their unique needs. The...

JPMorgan Chase, Detroit Development Fund and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce $6.5 Million Loan Fund for Detroit’s Minority-Owned Small Businesses

Published: Sep 15, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced a new $6.5 million lending program for Detroit businesses owned by entrepreneurs of color and businesses that primarily hire people of...

Dutch Company Basic Water Needs will Provide 540,000 Malawians with Safe, Clean Water by 2018

Published: Sep 08, 2015 – 11:40 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - Basic Water Needs, a Dutch manufacturer and marketer of household water treatment and safe storage products, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to distribute its low-cost Tulip Table Top water filters to more...

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces 2016 Blackstone Innovation Grants RFP

Published: Sep 08, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced it is now accepting applications for the 2016 Blackstone Innovation Grants program, an annual program that awards a series of targeted grants to innovative organizations focused on entrepreneurship and job...

Iluméxico to Bring Solar Energy to 300,000 in Mexico’s Off-Grid Communities

Published: Sep 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

BENITO JUAREZ, Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - Iluméxico, the Mexican social enterprise focused on solar power, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to bring its Solar Home Systems to 50,000 off-the-grid rural homes - approximately 300,000 people - by...

Colombia’s Credifamilia to Extend US$240 million in Mortgage Loans to Low-Income Homebuyers

Published: Aug 24, 2015 – 11:27 AM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - Colombia's Credifamilia has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to expand its successful low-income loan portfolio by extending US$240 million in home mortgages to at least 20,000 households in six urban areas which...

Simplifying and Linking the Sustainable Development Goals

Published: Aug 21, 2015 – 02:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - With great challenges comes the opportunity for great action and impact. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals-also known as the Global Goals-are so inclusive and comprehensive that some people worry the agenda is in danger of collapsing under...

Five Upstate South Carolina Businesses to Grow with Support from Michelin Development

Published: Aug 20, 2015 – 12:25 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Five upstate businesses will be growing and creating new jobs with financial help from Michelin Development, a subsidiary of Michelin North America. Michelin Development provides low interest loans and business expertise to start-ups and small businesses in...

Enhancing Resilience to Climate Change in Southeast Asia: Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group Joins the Business Call to Action

Published: Jul 31, 2015 – 09:55 AM EST

TOKYO, Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - Leading Japanese insurance company Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to enhance the resilience of 30,000 small-scale farmers in Southeast Asia by 2025 through its weather index insurance. The first...

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...

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