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World Monuments Fund Announces 2018 World Monuments Watch

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced the 2018 World Monuments Watch, presenting a diverse group of cultural heritage sites that face daunting threats, including human conflict, natural disaster, climate change, and urbanization, or present unique conservation opportunities....

DICK’S Sporting Goods & The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Pledge More Than $5.5 Million Towards Recent Hurricane Relief Efforts

Posted: Sep 12, 2017 – 03:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - DICKS Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) along with The DICKS Sporting Goods Foundation today announced a $5.5 million commitment to support communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The short-term emergency requests and long-term recovery support ranges from monetary...

Cost of Youth Sports Is Top Stress Point for Parents

Posted: Jul 27, 2017 – 07:43 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jul. 27 /CSRwire/ - FlipGive.com, a cash-back site for youth sports teams that facilitates fundraising through online shopping, released a recent survey that highlights the price that parents are paying to keep their kids in sports programs. The survey, which polled parents...

New Powerful Way to Help Protect Our Planet for Immediate Impact

Posted: Mar 22, 2017 – 11:30 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - Even in the best of times, government support for the environment is inadequate. Moreover, total U.S. philanthropy allocated to the environment is currently stuck at a mere 3%, and both the political power and resources to address...

Mary Kay Visits Albany, New York to Lobby for Domestic Violence Prevention Legislation

Posted: May 06, 2016 – 12:57 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y., May 06 /CSRwire/ - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and domestic violence prevention advocates gathered at the New York State Capitol for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)s annual Legislative Advocacy Day. The group met with lawmakers to...

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Responds To Derogatory Remarks By Donald Trump. Reiterates For Companies To #KnowUsOrLoseUs

Posted: Jul 01, 2015 – 08:10 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 01 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) denounces the statements made by Donald Trump during his New York City press conference on June 16 and his subsequent statements in recent days. His remarks about Mexican Americans and...

Anti-Human Trafficking Activists in North America Are Binding Together to Fight Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Violence

Posted: Feb 18, 2015 – 07:59 AM EST

TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Human trafficking and modern day slavery, a crime that goes unseen in most cases has gained recent attention from several human rights activists, political figures as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and celebrities as...

Six-In-10 Americans Believe Social Media Is An Effective Form Of Activism, According To New Cone Communications Research

Posted: Nov 12, 2014 – 10:15 AM EST

BOSTON, M.A., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - A can go a long way, according to the newly released 2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Americans say they are more inclined to support social and environmental issues in a variety of...

Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report

Posted: Sep 29, 2014 – 07:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet Report released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in...

WECAN International Issues Global Call to Action During People's Climate March, UN Climate Summit

Posted: Aug 21, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

MILL VALLEY, CA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Womens Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) has announced a series of events to mobilize women around the issue of climate change during the Peoples Climate March, Climate Week NYC 2014, and the UN...

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