October 26, 2016

CSRWire.com The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

news by category

 CSR News

Press Releases are distributed to journalists at major media outlets, investment professionals, academics, analysts, activists and consumers, NGOs and nonprofits, sustainability and CSR organizations, corporate CSR officers and other professionals focused on Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability.

Select from the menu to the right to filter by CSR Category

Industry Leaders, Government Officials and NGOs to Meet at Responsible Electronics 2016

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 04:30 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced additional speakers for its annual conference in Santa Clara,...

Price Alone Is Not Enough: U.S. Military Embedding Sustainability Criteria in Spending

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 03:05 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - The way companies evaluate Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) has reached a tipping point, according to a new CDP report entitled A Paradigm Shift in Total Cost of Ownership, released today. As more and more major purchasersincluding...

Boston College Center For Corporate Citizenship Offers New Online Learning Program

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

Chestnut Hill, MA, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Carroll School of Management announced it is offering a new online course titled, Corporate Citizenship 101: The Fundamentals. The course, which runs from October 31 through December 16, 2017, translates...

New Fundraising Act Paves the Way for Hawaii-Based Hard Cider Start-Up

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 12:05 PM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - For years, the landscape of startup business in America was influenced by strict rules on who could and could not invest in new companies. The guidelines set by the SEC were clearonly sophisticated investors, whose net worth...

Higher Education Gains a Tool for Benchmarking Focused on Student Success

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

WAYNE, Pa. , Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - B Lab, a non-profit organization, has launched a customized version of their B Impact Assessment to effectively measure the impact of higher education institutions and improve institutional accountability. The new standards are focused on ethical practices...

Science Barge Gets Power Boost From Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

YONKERS, N.Y. , Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - On Thursday, October 6, at 4 p.m., Mayor Mike Spano will flip the switch on a new, more efficient energy system for the Science Barge, located on Yonkers waterfront. The system, donated by Green Mountain Energy...

Martian Salad Project at Whitworth University Shows Promise for Cultivating Life on Mars

Posted: Oct 05, 2016 – 05:26 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - Space travel is a popular topic in science and in film. The Martian, starring Matt Damon, saw the main character use his skills as a botanist to grow food and survive on the planet. Such a feat...

Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council Convenes Workshop to Explore How Circular Economy Principles Can Be Applied to Healthcare Plastics in the EU

Posted: Oct 05, 2016 – 03:00 PM EST

OXFORD, England, Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) convened a workshop today in Oxford, England to begin dialogue on how circular economy thinking could apply to healthcare plastics in the European Union as a means to enable greater recycling...

CSE Delivers Another Sustainability Course with the Support of ISGI of the University of Texas at Arlington

Posted: Oct 05, 2016 – 12:55 PM EST

CHICAGO, Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - This Thursday, October the 6th CSE is hosting the Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program with the support of the Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact (ISGI) of the University of Texas at Arlington. Once again CSE will bring together...

Sustainable Brands and RILA Announce Conference Partnership

Posted: Oct 04, 2016 – 02:41 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands recently announced a strategic partnership with Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). RILA will merge its sustainability-focused conference with Sustainable Brands to produce a dedicated program track at SB17 Detroit focused on sustainability-led innovation in the...



Issuers of news releases and not csrwire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content