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The 2012 Corporate Community Involvement Conference

Posted: Jun 18, 2012 – 03:42 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 18 /CSRwire/ - The 2012 Corporate Community Involvement Conference The Future is Today: Strategies for Accelerating Business and Social Impact The Corporate Community Involvement Conference, taking place July 18 through 20 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, brings together...

DIRTY ENERGY Screening at 2012 Dallas International Film Festival Commemorates Two-Year Anniversary of Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Posted: Apr 16, 2012 – 08:00 PM EST

DALLAS, Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - On April 20, 2010, several million barrels of oil poured into the ocean as British Petroleums (BP)Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico. Two years later, filmmaker and director Bryan D. Hopkins award-winning documentary, DIRTY...

Small Business Owners Support President's Budget on Taxes, Infrastructure

Posted: Feb 13, 2012 – 01:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Small business owners favor key provisions of the Presidents 2013 budget designed to support domestic job creation, modernize infrastructure and raise needed revenue with fairer taxes. These include increasing taxes on the wealthy, eliminating hedge fund manager tax...

alonovo research, inc. Announces 501c3 Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement with Netroots Foundation

Posted: Feb 13, 2012 – 10:07 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - alonovo research inc. has announced the signing of a fiscal sponsorship agreement with Netroots Foundation. The agreement will provide the operating structure for alonovo to pursue its mission -to create consumer and institutional procurement demand affinity with...

Introducing GALEWiLL a New Model for Social Change

Posted: Jan 09, 2012 – 04:46 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 09 /CSRwire/ - YELLOWBRICKROAD Communications, a boutique social change firm based in New York, is changing its organizational structure to improve its long-term mission of designing new ways to move the world forward. Beginning today, the company will be divided...

Two Senate Climate Hawks Team Up for a Must-See Colloquy

Posted: Jan 02, 2012 – 05:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 02 /CSRwire/ - Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (Democrat, Rhode Island) and Al Franken (Democrat, Minnesota) recently spent an hour on the floor of the U.S. Senate repudiating climate change denialists and arguing for serious U.S. action on climate change. Ignoring or flatout...

Causes.com and AT&T Launch New Social Engagement Platform to Encourage Activism

Posted: Dec 15, 2011 – 11:14 AM EST

DALLAS, Dec. 15 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Just in time for the holiday season, Causes.com and ATT* unveiled a first-of-its-kind community to encourage activism: Connect For Good. Through this platform, millions of people will be able to directly and positively impact some of...

A Divestment Christmas Carol

Posted: Dec 07, 2011 – 11:07 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - On Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 AM, crowds gathered as members of Swarthmore Mountain Justice performed their own rendition of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. As the Colleges Board of Managers met in a building just a short...

First book on Occupy Wall Street now available: "This Changes Everything"

Posted: Nov 16, 2011 – 12:41 PM EST

SEATTLE, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - Berrett-Koehler Publishers and YES! Magazine are bringing the first substantive book on the Occupy Wall Street movement to bookstores nationwide on November 17, 2011exactly two months since the initial Occupy encampment at Zuccotti Park in New York's financial...

Rock & Rawhide Fuses the Arts Community With Animal Shelters

Posted: Nov 08, 2011 – 09:08 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - According to the Humane Society, 6-8 million dogs and cats are placed in kill shelters across the country each year. Of this amount, 3-4 MILLION are euthanized. The animals at these shelters suffer extreme stress...

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