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Ecuador Moves to Close Leading Environmental Organization as Part of Crackdown on Civil Society

Posted: Dec 21, 2016 – 03:11 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuador's Environment Ministry announced yesterday its intention to shutter Accin Ecolgica, the country's leading grassroots environmental organization. The move is a clear reprisal to the group's efforts to raise awareness about environmental and indigenous rights concerns over...

Holy Land Principles Reaches Agreement with the Corning Company

Posted: Dec 21, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - An organization that campaigns for fair employment by American companies doing business in Israel/Palestine has agreed to withdraw the Shareholder Resolution it filed for inclusion in Cornings 2017 proxy statement because Corning has agreed to publish a breakdown...

Women Leaders Converge in Dallas for Entrepreneurship Summit

Posted: Dec 21, 2016 – 09:15 AM EST

DALLAS, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Mary Kay Inc. will host its first Womens Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, January 27, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel Dallas, located at 1717 N. Akard in Downtown Dallas. Registration is now open, www.marykaywomenssummit.com....

The Ray Unveils Two New Transportation Technologies - Both "Firsts" in the U.S.

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

The Ray and its partners have dedicated two newly installed state-of-the-art technologies that are both "firsts" in the U.S.; solar paved roads for cleaner energy and tire pressure and tread depth measurement for safety awareness.

Fr. Mc Manus on Death of Ben Gilman

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - The President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, Fr. Sean Mc Manus has spoken of his reaction to the death of former New York Republican Congressman Ben Gilman (December 6, 1922-December 17, 2016). Fr. Mc Manus who...

JLL Partners with UN-Habitat to Address Smart Urbanization in Finance for City Leaders Handbook

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - As urbanization and smart cities become increasingly important topics for both public and private sector attention, global real estate services company JLL continues to showcase its leadership on the topic. Most recently, JLL Vice President Doug Carr, an...

Be on Stage at the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Its that time of year again the Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2017 Shared Value Leadership Summit Storytellers and Lab Sessions. Each year Summit attendees join over 400 leaders from companies, nonprofits, and governments to...

$8 Billion Gained from Sustainability Efforts in 2015, by Respondents in Pure Strategies’ Latest Research

Posted: Dec 19, 2016 – 03:00 PM EST

GLOUCESTER, Mass., Dec. 19 /CSRwire/ - Over $8 billion was earned in 2015 from sustainability efforts by respondents in the latest Pure Strategies survey of how leading companies are integrating sustainability into their businesses. In addition, the survey found that top-performing companies are...

HACR Releases 2016 Corporate Inclusion Index, Produces Findings for Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

Posted: Dec 19, 2016 – 12:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 19 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) released findings from its 2016 Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) detailing the state of Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. The survey, led by the HACR Research Institute, is aimed at...

Capital One’s C1 Coders Program Creates Excitement and Opportunity for STEM Careers

Posted: Dec 16, 2016 – 04:30 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - As part of Capital Ones ongoing efforts to help students develop a greater interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Capital One hosted a closing event for the Capital One C1 Coders program in McLean, VA,...

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