August 20, 2019

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CR Magazine Announces Finalists for 2019 Responsible CEO of Year Award and Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: Jul 31, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - Corporate Responsibility Magazine has announced the finalists for its 12th annual excellence in leadership awards. The awards are given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda, and to those who are...

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2019)

Published: Jun 30, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for...

8 Million Anglers Called on to Collect Data and Trash From US Waters This Fourth of July

Published: Jun 28, 2019 – 03:00 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautiful®, the nonprofit steward of litter prevention for more than six decades, is partnering with Fishbrain, the world's most popular mobile app and social network for people who love fishing, to ask the app's more...

Uniting Americans from Coast to Coast, Red and Blue and Every Color, to End Gun Violence

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 04:27 PM EST

Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Gun Violence is a national problem that needs national solutions. Almost every day we hear of another mass shooting* in our country. But America's gun violence epidemic is made up of much more than high-profile media events. Every 16...

Duke Energy Celebrates LGBTQ Teammates and Their Allies

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 03:37 PM EST

By Page Leggett

Nonprofits Sue Panera Bread for Deceptive Marketing of Foods as ‘Clean’

Published: Apr 02, 2019 – 08:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Apr. 02 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofits Clean Label Project and GMO Free USA filed a lawsuit against Panera Bread for deceptive marketing and sale of certain bread products, sandwiches and other goods as "clean," after products tested positive for contaminants including glyphosate, the...

Report Uncovers Prevalence of Glyphosate in Restaurant Foods

Published: Mar 27, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, Conn., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofit organization GMO Free USA today published the report, "Eating Out: A Date with Glyphosate." The report details the results of food tests for glyphosate residue, across fifteen popular fast food and casual restaurants in the U.S....

Chevron Blasted for Trying to Seize Computer and Cell Phone of Prominent U.S. Environmental and Human Rights Activist

Published: Jan 08, 2019 – 10:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO Michael Wirth has launched a highly unusual campaign by the company to seize the computer, cell phone and passwords of prominent American human rights and environmental advocate Steven Donziger after he helped Indigenous groups and...

In Federal Appeal, Donziger Seeks Reversal of Chevron’s Latest Subpoena “Assault” on Indigenous Peoples

Published: Dec 14, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Human rights advocate Steven Donziger this week asked a federal appellate court to reverse the latest attempt by Chevron to try to attack Ecuadorian villagers who are enforcing their landmark $12 billion pollution judgment by issuing a...

Donziger Wins Right for Public to Attend Bar Hearing Where He Plans to Challenge Kaplan RICO Findings

Published: Dec 05, 2018 – 03:08 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Prominent New York corporate accountability advocate Steven Donziger this week won the right to open his bar disciplinary hearing to the public after international human rights groups expressed concern about what they call a "systematic denial of...

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