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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...

GMO Free USA Finds Gerber Lil’ Crunchies Full of Insecticidal GMOs

Posted: Mar 31, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Gerber Lil Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn toddler snack contains high levels of herbicide tolerant, insecticide producing genetically engineered corn. The...

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...

GMO Free USA Finds GMOs and Weedkiller in Kellogg’s Froot Loops

Posted: Jan 29, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Kelloggs Froot Loops cereal contains high levels of insecticide-producing genetically engineered corn that is regulated by the EPA. Tests also documented the presence...

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...

Businesses Fear Climate Change New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried

Posted: Jun 25, 2014 – 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their...

Protest Against Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest

Posted: May 26, 2014 – 08:20 AM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 26 /CSRwire/ - On Wednesday, May 28 at 8 a.m., Chevrons Annual Shareholders Meeting will take place at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas, where Ecuadorian indigenous and advocacy groups will gather outside the museum to ask the oil giant...

Eco Heroes Save The Climate

Posted: Apr 04, 2014 – 03:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Hippo Works, the Venice Beach-based eco animation studio, is online launching a half-hour cartoon musical Eco Heroes Save The Climate this Earth Day, April 22 [click for trailer]. Whole Foods sponsored the films earlier DVD premiere at...

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