October 20, 2017

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Climatecare Supports Aviva to Win UN Momentum for Change Award

Published: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:44 AM EST

OXFORD, U.K., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Leading global insurance provider, Aviva Plc, has been awarded a prestigious UN Momentum for Change award, in recognition of the company's flagship and fully comprehensive action to tackle climate change. With the importance of avoiding a plus-two-degree...

Mondelēz International Employees Learn and Serve in Cocoa Farming Communities in Ghana

Published: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:42 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - This month, Mondelēz International will send employees to Ghana for a two-week skills-exchange program to learn about the challenges and opportunities in securing a sustainable cocoa supply, while sharing their diverse business skills with farmers....

Over 36 Major Brands Pledge to Achieve Sustainable Cotton by 2025

Published: Oct 11, 2017 – 07:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - 23 more of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland today pledged to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025[1]. 36 major brands and retailers have now signed up to the...

Pact Expands Fight Against Worst Form of Child Labor in Africa

Published: Oct 11, 2017 – 02:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - This week, Pact announced new activities to combat child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through support from Google. Under the expansion, Pact will grow its work in tin mines and cobalt mines...

The Lemelson Foundation and Partners Release Tools to Help Inventors and Entrepreneurs Integrate Sustainability From the Start

Published: Oct 11, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation today announced the release of an integrated package of new educational and business management toolkits for invention-based entrepreneurs. Sustaining Our Planet: A Toolkit for Entrepreneurs has been created by leading organizations in the field...

BNP Paribas Takes Further Measures to Accelerate Its Support of the Energy Transition

Published: Oct 11, 2017 – 12:15 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - The BNP Paribas Group will no longer do business with companies whose principal business activity is the exploration, production, distribution, marketing or trading of oil and gas from shale and/or oil from tar sands. BNP Paribas is also...

Consumers Energy Foundation Commits $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, Supporting Affordable Housing

Published: Oct 10, 2017 – 12:23 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, supporting its mission to provide safe and affordable housing to residents across Michigan. "Consumers Energy, our foundation, employees and retirees...

Oct 17, 2017 – What Works in Employee Financial Wellness Programs

Event Posted: Oct 10, 2017 – 10:53 AM EST

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for a webinar on financial wellness programs (FWP) and learn how your business can benefit by creating or expanding your FWP for your employees. Nearly a quarter of Americas workers deem their financial stress as high...

Renowned Aboriginal Rights Lawyer Peter Grant Joining Case Against Chevron on Behalf of Ecuadorian Communities

Published: Oct 10, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - Peter Grant, the renowned Canadian aboriginal rights lawyer who recently helped to win a major case before the country's Supreme Court, is joining the legal team of indigenous groups in Ecuador who are moving to enforce a $12...

Global Sustain and CIIM Join Forces

Published: Oct 10, 2017 – 09:04 AM EST

CYPRUS , Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Global Sustain Group and the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) announce their strategic collaboration. The central focus of this cooperation is the provision of executive training and professional development in corporate responsibility and sustainability in...

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