December 09, 2016 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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New Initiative Aims to Advance Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials in Technology Supply Chains

Posted: Nov 15, 2016 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) today announced the launch of the Responsible Raw Materials Initiative (RRMI) to address the most significant social and environmental impacts related to the extraction and...

VF Corporation Cuts Global Emissions by 12 Percent During 5-Year Period; Exceeds Carbon Reduction Goal

Posted: Nov 15, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) today announced a reduction in global carbon emissions by 12 percent from 2011 to 2015, exceeding the 5 percent goal originally set for that 5-year period. VFs achievement prevented more than 38,000 tons...

Benevity Supports the Launch of Apple Pay for Charities

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 – 07:45 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and community investment software, is pleased to announce our supporting role in the launch of Apple Pay for charities an easy, secure and private way to...

Give a Note Foundation and 21st Century Fox Announce 20 Winning #MusicEdIdols Schools

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 – 04:00 PM EST

RESTON, Virginia, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Leading into the new school year 21st Century Fox and Give a Note Foundation came together once again to present a new grant opportunity for 20 schools. The MusicEd Idol competition was announced last July, and schools...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Commits $500,000 to Project Drawdown

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 – 02:50 PM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to Project Drawdown, a global initiative based on meticulous research and subsequent traditional and online publications that analyzes how and when we can reverse global warming. As...

National Adoption Day Brings Families Together for 17th Year

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 107,000 U.S. children in foster care waiting to be adopted. This annual, one-day event has made the dreams of thousands of children...

Business Risks Missing out on Its Best Chance to Contribute to Sustainable Development

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 – 09:28 AM EST

New York, New York , Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Companies single greatest opportunity to contribute to human development lies in advancing respect for the human rights of workers and communities touched by their value chains. This position is set out in a new...

Experts Gather to Discuss Financial Benefits of Sustainability at New Metrics ‘16

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Members of the Sustainable Brands community gather in Boston, MA to kick off the 5th annual New Metrics conference. Nearly 300 global senior executives across diverse sectors are convening today through Nov 16th to unveil cutting-edge corporate...

Sodexo Named 2017 Military Friendly Employer for Its Recruitment, Hiring and Development of Veterans

Posted: Nov 11, 2016 – 03:41 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 11 /CSRwire/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced recognition by Victory Media as one of its 2017 Military Friendly Employers. The annual list recognizes companies with leading programs for veterans, members of the Armed Forces leaving...

Tetra Pak Unveils Groundwork, a New Site Celebrating Innovative Ideas Surrounding Food

Posted: Nov 11, 2016 – 02:45 PM EST

DENTON, Texas, Nov. 11 /CSRwire/ - All over the world, new ideas are changing mankinds relationship with food. From the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to the ugly food movement, ideas big and small are making an impact. To uncover such stories, Tetra Pak...



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