January 21, 2017

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Pact Ventures Appoints New President

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 05:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Pact has appointed veteran impact investment fund manager Miguel Granier to lead Pact Ventures, a Pact business unit serving communities across the world through impact investing and social enterprise development. Granier brings more than 13 years of experience...

Fox Station Group Extends STEM-Themed ‘Xploration Station’ TV Block through 2020

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 04:00 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Xploration Station, a weekend morning block of live-action, educational and informational TV shows primarily airing on FOX TV stations around the country, has been extended by the Fox Station Group through 2020. The announcement was made today by...

Business Efforts to Advance Gender Equality will be Recognized at The Gender Equality Awards 2017

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 03:07 PM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - The Gender Equality Awards 2017, hosted by the Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), will recognize the efforts of businesses who are helping to advance Sustainable Development Goal #5 (gender equality). The GCNC, the Canadian Network of the UN...

Consumers Energy, Partners Provide Additional $5 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 11:38 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy and five nonprofit organizations are again helping Michigan families stay warm, announcing $5 million in new contributions that will help households manage their energy bills. In all, the energy provider and nonprofit agencies are teaming...

Emerald Brand Provides the Princeton Day School with a Cost Saving Sustainable Solution

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

SYOSSET, N.Y., Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Emerald Brand and the Princeton Day School are proud to announce their sustainability partnership in providing and utilizing a complete sustainable solution throughout their campus. Princeton Day School successfully launched this environmental initiative through Emerald Brand directly...

Greenplay® Organics Partners with Target Technologies

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 06:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Domenic Carapella, President and Founder of Greenplay Organics, LLC was the first person to introduce plant-based organic infill for synthetic turf into North America in 2006. Based on a strong belief that natural always makes things better...

Major Stakeholders Co-Create Unifying Strategy to Address Post-Harvest Loss in Nigeria

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 – 02:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - Major stakeholders in the Nigerian tomato value chain came together from across the globe for the first-ever YieldWise Partner Planning Session last month. YieldWise, a $130 million dollar initiative launched in 2016 by The Rockefeller Foundation, seeks...

Cargill’s Progress on Building Deforestation-Free Supply Chains Outlined in New Report

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 – 11:54 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - In a report issued today, Cargill presented progress on its efforts to meet its commitment to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains. The first Cargill Report on Forests covers on-the-ground actions within six priority supply chains and global...

MilliporeSigma Kicks Off Year-Long ‘Curiosity Cube™’ Tour

Posted: Jan 13, 2017 – 04:46 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - Recognizing that tomorrows discoveries depend on the next generation of scientistsand that breakthroughs begin with curiosityMilliporeSigma has kicked off a year-long Curiosity Cube tour. The tour builds on MilliporeSigmas successful Curiosity Labs program, in which MilliporeSigma employees...

Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, Institute of International Finance and MetLife Foundation Launch Project to Help Banking Industry Overcome Barriers to Financial Inclusion

Posted: Jan 13, 2017 – 04:27 PM EST

Washington, D.C., Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI), the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and MetLife Foundation, together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as a technical partner, announced today a two-year initiative to help advance the...

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