June 30, 2016

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Verisk Maplecroft Launches New Girl Stats Data Platform to Accelerate Business Investment in Girls’ Empowerment

Posted: Jun 30, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

LONDON, U.K., Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Verisk Maplecroft has launched Girl Stats (www.girl-stats.org), a new data-led platform hosting the worlds most comprehensive data sets on more than 50 global development issues affecting adolescent girls and young women. The platform is designed to help...

Cooler Turf with Greenplay Alternative Infill

Posted: Jun 30, 2016 – 06:20 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Things are heating up; but not the synthetic turf in one of Nassau Countys premier municipal parks, Cantiague Park, with 2 new turf baseball fields installed with Greenplay organic coconut fiber and cork infill. The Nassau County,...

Benevity Launches Ground-Breaking Incubator and Consulting Services to Drive Broad Social Change

Posted: Jun 29, 2016 – 08:00 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and grant management solutions, launched Benevity Labs to accelerate broad social change through experimentation, predictive analytics and data science. Benevity Labs is a new kind of...

HP Commits to Zero Deforestation by 2020

Posted: Jun 29, 2016 – 04:35 PM EST

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced a commitment to achieve zero deforestation by 2020. All HP brand paper and paper-based product packaging[1] will be derived from certified and recycled sources by 2020, with a preference for...

Electronics Industry Recognizes Vocational Schools in China for Excellence

Posted: Jun 29, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and STANFORD, Calif.,, Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, and the Rural Education Action Program (REAP), a Stanford University research organization dedicated to discovering and...

The North Face Explore Fund Awards $500,000 to Nonprofits Connecting People to the Outdoors

Posted: Jun 29, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced the winners of the 2016 Explore Fund grant-giving program, recognizing 45 nonprofit organizations that are working in powerful and creative ways to encourage participants to experience outdoor activities and develop an enduring...

Astellas Farma Brasil Among Top 3 Workplaces in Brazilian Pharmaceutical Industry

Posted: Jun 28, 2016 – 02:45 PM EST

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB) has placed #3 among the best companies to work for in the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry, according to the Great Place to Work Institutes latest rankings. The results are based on a survey...

UPS Recognized as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List

Posted: Jun 28, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today was recognized again as a leader in global volunteerism on the 2016 Civic 50, marking the third year the company has made the list. The Civic 50 initiative by Points of Light, honors the...

Hasbro Ranks No. 1 in Consumer Discretionary Industry on Civic 50 List of Most Community-Minded Companies

Posted: Jun 28, 2016 – 12:45 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Today, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) was recognized by the Civic 50 as the most community-minded company in the Consumer Discretionary industry. The Civic 50 is an initiative of Points of Light that sets the standard for corporate...

Using Nature's Design Principles to Create a Radically Sustainable Food System

Posted: Jun 28, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Hundreds of students and professionals answered the call to help fix our broken food system by looking to nature to create design solutions. Now, after receiving 86 submissions from 18 countries, the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge judges...

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