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Pact Invests in LeapFrog Fund to Broaden Access to Healthcare and Financial Services for Emerging Consumers

Posted: Jun 05, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ - Pact, an international NGO, has completed an investment as a limited partner in LeapFrog Emerging Consumer Fund IIIthe only NGO to invest in the Fund. LeapFrog Investments is a global private equity firm focused on impact investing, using...

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist Joins DTE and Consumers Energy as Companies Announce $15 Billion Commitment to Grow Michigan Businesses

Posted: May 31, 2019 – 10:14 AM EST

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 31 /CSRwire/ - Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, DTE and Consumers Energy today announced a $15 billion commitment to spend with Michigan-based companies over the next five years through Michigan Economic Development Corporations Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative. The...

Whole Planet Foundation Annual Prosperity Campaign Surpasses $4 Million for Microentrepreneurs

Posted: May 31, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

During their Annual Prosperity Campaign, Whole Planet Foundation, with the help of Amazon and other supplier partners, raised more than $4 million to fund their mission of ending global poverty through microcredit.

Newmont Goldcorp Ranked Top Miner on CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Posted: May 30, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

DENVER, May 30 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont Goldcorp or the Company) today announced that the Company was ranked 20th on Corporate Responsibility Magazines (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 2019. Newmont Goldcorp was the sole...

Private Green Investing Tops $10 Trillion, Expanding Clean Energy, Meatless Plant Food Sector Worldwide

Posted: May 29, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 29 /CSRwire/ - Ethical Markets Media Certified B. corporation releases its annual Green Transition Scoreboard for 2019-2020, tracking private green investments since 2009, now a cumulative $10.387 trillion. New capital continues expanding Earth-saving clean energy, green construction, corporate R...

Piedmont Natural Gas Completes Its Largest Debt Issuance Aided by Disabled-Veteran-Owned Banks

Posted: May 24, 2019 – 11:19 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 24 /CSRwire/ - Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), has successfully closed a $600 million debt offering its largest debt issuance in the history of the company and its first since it merged with Duke Energy....

Consumers Energy Provides $15,000 to Three Michigan Community Projects with ‘Put Your Town on the Map’ Competition

Posted: Apr 18, 2019 – 09:48 AM EST

THOMPSONVILLE, Mich., Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - Michigan communities in Huron, Ottawa and Kent counties are receiving a total of $15,000 for projects to energize local residents and attract statewide attention after winning Consumers Energys first Put Your Town on the Map competition. Port...

McDonald’s Raises the Level of Transparency on Forced Arbitration Policies for All Companies

Posted: Apr 16, 2019 – 03:20 PM EST

NORWICH, Vt., Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - Last week, McDonalds disclosed the extent to which it is using mandatory arbitration and confidentiality clauses in employee agreements. This new disclosure marks a major advancement for corporate transparency in the #MeToo era and comes as a...

Carbon Yield Fund Wins 2019 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Posted: Apr 15, 2019 – 11:39 AM EST

HONG KONG, Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - Morgan Stanleys Institute for Sustainable Investing and Northwestern Universitys Kellogg School of Management in the U.S. today announced that Carbon Yield Fund was named the winner of the 2019 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. The team was...

Whole Foods Market, Amazon and Chase Launch Donation Campaign to Support Whole Planet Foundation

Posted: Mar 01, 2019 – 12:05 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - Whole Foods Market announced today that Amazon and Chase will donate an amount equal to 2% of in store and online purchases made with an Amazon Rewards Visa Card up to a maximum of $1,000,000 to Whole...

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