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The Western Union Foundation Surpasses US$100M Charitable Global Giving Milestone

Posted: May 06, 2015 – 02:47 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 06 /CSRwire/ - The Western Union Foundation today announced it has surpassed a major milestone, donating more than US$100 million in support to more than 2,700 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide support to thousands of families and individuals in more...

Fairmount Santrol Launches Ninth Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

Posted: May 05, 2015 – 02:31 PM EST

CHESTERLAND, Ohio, May 05 /CSRwire/ - Fairmount Santrol is pleased to announce the release of its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, Boldly Differentour first report to follow the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. To meet these guidelines, we conducted...

Corning Dismisses SEC Ruling

Posted: May 05, 2015 – 12:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 05 /CSRwire/ - Corning Inc., the specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics company, seems to be dismissing or rejecting the SEC (Security and Exchange Commission). At its 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting, April 30, in the city of Corning, NY, the...

Corporate Employees Rally to Drive Donations for Nepal

Posted: May 05, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

CARROLLTON, Texas, May 05 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, the provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Solutions, reports that during the first week post the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, the company and their clients will have surpassed $1,000,000 in total donations to support those...

IKEA Completes State’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Atop Recently Opened Kansas City-Area Store In Merriam, Kansas

Posted: May 05, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

MERRIAM, KS, May 05 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it had officially plugged-in Kansas largest rooftop solar array, atop the recently opened IKEA Merriam. The 92,000-square-foot solar array consists of a 730.17-kW DC system, comprised of 2,394...

3BL Media Webinar Focuses on Brands Behind Driver Safety CSR Programs

Posted: May 04, 2015 – 04:25 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., May 04 /CSRwire/ - Corporate social responsibility campaigns aimed at making U.S. roadways safer are reaching millions of young drivers, and the PR professionals behind these programs are sharing their rules of the road during a 3BL Media webinar on May...

Fifth Annual Impact Investor Survey Reflects on Industry Growth, Past and Projected

Posted: May 04, 2015 – 12:30 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 04 /CSRwire/ - 146 of the world's largest impact investors, including fund managers, banks, development finance institutions, foundations, and pension funds report having committed $10.6 billion to impact investments in 2014, with plans to commit 16% more in 2015. The...

Seventh Generation Launches Change for Good Diaper Promotion With Whole Foods Market® and Baby Buggy®

Posted: May 04, 2015 – 10:43 AM EST

BURLINGTON, VT, May 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Seventh Generation, a leading household and personal care company, today launched a new promotion in partnership with Whole Foods Market and Baby Buggy that will help make every diaper change a "change for good." For...

AT&T Aspire Kicks Off Accelerator With Five Leading ed-tech Startups

Posted: May 04, 2015 – 10:05 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 04 /CSRwire/ - ATT has kicked off the ATT Aspire Accelerator for ed-tech ventures with an inaugural class of five innovative startups. Following a nationwide open call for applications, these for- and non-profit organizations were selected from hundreds to...

SCS Global Services Completes Trial Testing of Colombia's New Legally Harvested Wood Verification Program for Tropical Timber

Posted: May 04, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, CA, May 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Leading third-party certifier and environmental standards developer SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has successfully completed an independent trial of Colombia's new national legally harvested wood verification standard. Once the verification program takes full...

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