September 22, 2018

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Texas Instruments Grants $8.1 Million to Provide Access to Education in Under-resourced Areas Throughout North Texas

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

DALLAS, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced today that its corporate and foundation education grants total $8.1 million in 2018, of which $6.9 million (85%) aims to improve kindergarten through 12th grade science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education....

International Tribunal Rules for Chevron in Ecuador Case

Posted: Sep 07, 2018 – 04:40 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - An international tribunal administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has issued an award in favor of Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and its indirect subsidiary, Texaco Petroleum Company (TexPet), finding that the Republic of...

Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

Posted: Sep 07, 2018 – 02:36 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - Nespresso announced today a long-term investment plan to revive Zimbabwes coffee industry and stimulate the rural economy. The company will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee farmers over the next five years, with the...

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders Criticize Secret Trade Arbitrators For Interference With $12b Chevron Pollution Judgment

Posted: Sep 07, 2018 – 02:27 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous leaders and rainforest communities in Ecuadors Amazon today criticized a secret panel of three private trade arbitrators for trying to interfere with the enforcement of their $12 billion pollution judgment against Chevron in Canadian courts under...

Global Compact Network Canada Recognizing Businesses for SDGs Impact at the 3rd Annual Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Leadership Awards

Posted: Sep 06, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - The SDG Leadership Awards are Canadas celebration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an inspiration for business leadership. The SDG Leadership Awards aim to recognize Canadian organizations who are helping advance the SDGs and calling on other...

Toxnot Chosen to be Platform for Creation of ILFI Declare Labels

Posted: Sep 06, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) has selected Toxnot as the software platform for the creation of Declare Labels. Toxnot is a chemical management innovator, enabling users to collect chemical data, compare chemical hazard profiles, optimize...

Grant Thornton Global CEO Appointed Chair of the Board for IMPACT2030

Posted: Sep 06, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - IMPACT2030 announced at its global summit at the United Nations headquarters in New York that Peter Bodin, Global CEO of Grant Thornton International, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors. Peter Bodin will succeed Grady...

Donziger: Chevron’s SLAPP Attack On Ecuador Judgment A Symbol of New Corporate Harassment Lawsuits

Posted: Sep 05, 2018 – 12:33 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of protest in three cities against SLAPP-style harassment lawsuits, the main target of what has become known as the Mother of All SLAPP Attacks discussed the new corporate playbook for using courts to silence...

Smithfield Foods Donates $100,000 to the Wilmington Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Posted: Sep 05, 2018 – 09:48 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a significant donation to the Food Bank of Central Eastern North Carolina to support its Wilmington Branch Location, serving Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover,...

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Now Offers Accelerated Certificate Summit

Posted: Sep 05, 2018 – 07:00 AM EST

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is pleased to announce that registration is open for the Accelerated Certificate Summit, a flexible hybrid learning experience that offers in-person and online learning to accelerate the process of earning...

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