October 13, 2015

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Twice as Many Food & Beverage Companies Have Achieved Increased Sales From Product Sustainability Programs, According to New Research from Pure Strategies

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 01:11 PM EST

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Pure Strategies, a leading sustainability consulting firm with expertise in helping businesses build and enhance sustainability initiatives, is pleased to share insight on the status and future of product sustainability programs specific to the food and beverage...

Removing Barriers to Well-Being in the Community

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:15 AM EST

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Central to our mission, improving health is at the heart of everything we do at Cigna. That includes improving the health of our communities. Our charitable giving goals focus on contributions that reflect and magnify the positive...

Climate Smart-Technologies Improving Livelihoods of Kenyan Smallholders

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Birds Eye Chilies for export, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide climate-smart technologies, training and market linkages to 8,000 smallholder farmers...

New Report Showcases Effective and Sustainable Childhood Asthma Interventions

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN) today released a report, Translating Evidence into Practice, that examines its impact on childhood asthma care over the past decade. As the only 501(c)(3) organization to focus solely on the...

Schwarzman Scholars Attracts Three Thousand Applications for First Year

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

BEIJING AND NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars, the fully funded one-year Masters degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced that it received more than 3,000 applications from 135 countries for its first class. These candidates are competing for...

Keep America Beautiful: Americans Want to Recycle — Let's Help Make It More Successful

Posted: Oct 12, 2015 – 03:15 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nations leading nonprofit which envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today issued the following statement: The Oct. 3, 2015, Op-Ed by John Tierney, The...

RSF Supports Microfinance with Loan to MCE Social Capital

Posted: Oct 12, 2015 – 02:48 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Maria Ramos operates a small roadside flower shop outside of the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. A mother of two, Maria recently used a loan originated by a MCE Social Capital (MCE) client to purchase new plant pots,...

Youth-inspired Englewood Community Garden to Teach Life Skills, Provide Safe Haven

Posted: Oct 12, 2015 – 01:45 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - More than 40 volunteers recently came together to transform a vacant Englewood lot into an outdoor classroom that will teach at-risk youth to plant, grow and harvest fresh produce and give them a safe place to gather...

Kohler’s Water Conservation Efforts Earn EPA WaterSense® Recognition

Posted: Oct 09, 2015 – 02:56 PM EST

KOHLER, Wis., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - As recognition of its efforts to develop and promote water-saving products and educate consumers on water conservation issues, Kohler Co. has earned its third Sustained Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency. Kohler, the leading brand of...

Sealed Air Receives CSR Impact Award for Soap For Hope™ Program

Posted: Oct 09, 2015 – 02:33 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) was named the winner of the CSR Impact category in the 2015 Asian CSR Awards presented at the 14th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) held from September 8-9 at the...



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