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The UPS Foundation Funds Critical UN Relief Shipments to Aid in Global Syrian Refugee Crisis

Posted: Sep 14, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS) is working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide critical relief shipments to thousands of refugees in Greece...

Simplifying and Linking the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted: Aug 21, 2015 – 02:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - With great challenges comes the opportunity for great action and impact. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goalsalso known as the Global Goalsare so inclusive and comprehensive that some people worry the agenda is in danger of collapsing under...

Hundreds of Children in India Benefit From Children International’s Early Childhood Development Program Thanks to Support From the Guru Krupa Foundation

Posted: Jul 15, 2015 – 02:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jul. 15 /CSRwire/ - About 80 percent of brain development takes place by the time a child is 5, with the first three years seeing the maximum growth1. The early childhood period is a critical time that lays the foundation...

Spence-Chapin Adoption Services Names Adam Cotumaccio President

Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced a further endorsement of Adam Cotumaccios leadership by naming him President. Cotumaccio was previously COO/CFO of the 107-year-old agency. Maud Welles, President of the Spence-Chapin Board,...

94 Companies & 41 Governments Publicly Disclose Actions on Business & Human Rights

Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - New interactive platforms launched today reveal how companies and governments are addressing human rights impacts of business, finding that while there are many inspirational examples of action, much more needs to be done. Business Human Rights Resource Centre...

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...

Founder of Safe Hands for Girls Recognized by Points of Light on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Posted: Feb 09, 2015 – 02:56 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, the worlds largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced today that it has recognized Jaha Dukureh for her exemplary work to end female genital mutilation with The Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes...

Community Works Teams With U.S. Agencies on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

Posted: Feb 05, 2015 – 09:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - (Globe Newswire) - The community leaders of Toronto have called upon Community Works Canada to gauge modern day slavery, human trafficking, and sexual violence in North America withthe support of United Nations War on Human Trafficking Association and...

Spence-Chapin Services To Families & Children Announces New Leadership

Posted: Dec 17, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today a change in leadership. Executive Director Emily Forhman has decided to seek new opportunities after a successful three-year tenure. Forhman will be succeeded by current COO/CFO,...

Global E-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Announces 2015 Board of Directors

Posted: Dec 01, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - On November 20, the new GeSI Board of Directors took office. Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, and ETNO representatives were elected Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer respectively. BT, Ericsson, Orange, Microsoft, the ITU, and Swisscom, and were also officially inducted...

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