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APO to Launch an African Dedicated Access for Corporate Social Responsibility Press Release Distribution

Posted: Feb 26, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

DAKAR, Senegal, Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - APO (African Press Organization), the sole press release wire in Africa, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa, announces today that it has become the authorized agency in Africa for CSRwire, the Corporate Social...

The Responsible Business Summit Asia – Ethical Corporation Expands to Singapore

Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - After numerous requests, Ethical Corporation shines a spotlight on Asia and has launched The Responsible Business Summit Asia taking place on May 6th and 7th 2015 in Singapore. Asia is having an increasing effect on global CSR efforts;...

DRI Launches Global Initiative to Provide Women in Developing Countries with Clean Water

Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

RENO, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Imagine a day in which your access to clean, drinkable water ceased and you could not shower or bathe properly and you had no one to help you. For more than 783 million people around the world, that...

Spence-Chapin Adoption Services Names Adam Cotumaccio President

Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced a further endorsement of Adam Cotumaccios leadership by naming him President. Cotumaccio was previously COO/CFO of the 107-year-old agency. Maud Welles, President of the Spence-Chapin Board,...

94 Companies & 41 Governments Publicly Disclose Actions on Business & Human Rights

Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - New interactive platforms launched today reveal how companies and governments are addressing human rights impacts of business, finding that while there are many inspirational examples of action, much more needs to be done. Business Human Rights Resource Centre...

Financial Solutions Lab Announces $3 Million Competition to Tackle Consumer Financial Security

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Financial Solutions Lab at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) with founding partner JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced a $3 million competition for technology innovators working to address consumer financial challenges. This cross-sector initiative will identify...

First Comprehensive Guidance for Companies on Human Rights Reporting Launches in London

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 10:41 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - The first comprehensive guidance for companies to report on human rights issues in line with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) launches today in London. The guidance, the United Nations Guiding Principles Reporting...

Holy Land Principles: American Principles Following American Investment

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Holy Land Principles are based on a simple, very American belief: American principles ought to follow American investment. This same belief provided the springboard for the Mac Bride Principles (for Northern Ireland) upon which the Holy...

BlueAvocado Adds Ben & Jerry’s Leadership to Board of Directors

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

AUSTIN, TX, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben Jerry's, a B Corp. and wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, joins the Board of Directors of BlueAvocado, a privately held B corp providing reusable consumer goods to meet needs of the fast growing...

SunStar Strategic Joins USSIF to Fortify Commitment to Socially Responsible Investing Practices

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, VA , Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Public relations and communications firm SunStar Strategic recently became a member of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF). The move marks the firms commitment to supporting asset managers who follow socially responsible investing practices....

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