June 24, 2019

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United Nations Global Compact Launches Event Series to Accelerate Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals at the Local Level

Posted: Jun 24, 2019 – 03:21 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact will next week launch a series of events to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the national level. Organized as part of the UNs Making Global Goals Local...

Inclusive Business Action Network and Business Call to Action Partner to Scale up Inclusive Business

Posted: Apr 05, 2019 – 02:14 PM EST

ISTANBUL and BONN, Germany, Apr. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) and Business Call to Action (BCtA) announced a strategic knowledge partnership today to support the growth of inclusive business worldwide through capacity building and knowledge sharing. Inclusive businesses provide...

African Private Sector Leaders Take the Lead to Rewrite Africa’s Healthcare Narrative With Support From African Heads of State

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 – 04:45 PM EST

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Africa Business: Health Forum continues to receive support and endorsement from Heads of States and business leaders across Africa with the event taking place tomorrow, February 12th in Addis Abba, Ethiopia Director General of the...

Africa Business: Health Forum Receives Endorsement From Heads of States and Business Community

Posted: Feb 11, 2019 – 05:10 PM EST

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Africa Business: Health Forum continues to receive support and endorsement from Heads of States and business leaders across Africa with the event taking place tomorrow, February 12th in Addis Abba, Ethiopia Director General of the...

ARG Tears Down Chimney, Builds up Community

Posted: Jan 16, 2019 – 03:41 PM EST

BRADFORD, Pa., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - A fixture in the Tunungwant Valley for decades, the American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) boiler stack was demolished last summer. A $5.5 million investment replaced the refinerys only remaining coal boiler in 2016. The company commissioned its...

UN Global Compact Mandate Renewed by Member States

Posted: Dec 21, 2018 – 11:46 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact was today encouraged to continue engaging the private sector in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals with a renewed resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly. The resolution, under General Assembly agenda item...

Smithfield Foods Adds 250 Jobs in North Carolina With New Distribution Center

Posted: Dec 14, 2018 – 03:09 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new distribution center in Tar Heel, North Carolina, which will create approximately 250 new jobs in the state. Smithfield invested more than $100 million into...

New Research Highlights Promising New Interventions to Scale Minority-Owned Businesses

Posted: Dec 07, 2018 – 03:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), and the University of Washington Foster School of Business Consulting and Business Development Center, with support from JPMorgan Chase, released a new report that affirms the approach of Ascend...

Stimulating a Reliable Market for Maize through Public-Private Partnerships

Posted: Jul 31, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

By Elizabeth Adams, Technical Specialist, Agriculture & Food Security

Bechtel Partners with U.S. Agency to Deliver Infrastructure Solutions for Africa-led Development

Posted: Jul 03, 2018 – 02:04 PM EST

RESTON, Va, Jul. 03 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, will work with a leading U.S.-based development agency to accelerate the growth of local infrastructure across Africa. Bechtel will partner with the U.S.-Africa Development Foundation (USADF) to deliver...

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