September 20, 2020

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Mastercard Pledges $500 Million to Help Close Racial Wealth and Opportunity Gap for Black Communities Across America

Published: Sep 17, 2020 – 12:18 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Furthering longstanding financial inclusion efforts to bring more people and small businesses into the digital economy, the company will bring equitable financial tools, investment and partnerships to cities across the U.S. In its sustained efforts to build...

Ninety One in Collaboration with World Wildlife Fund Launches Climate and Nature Sovereign Index

Published: Aug 18, 2020 – 10:08 AM EST

• The new Climate and Nature Sovereign Risk Index will harness the potential of the ~$50tn sovereign debt market to support countries in their sustainable transition • The Index demonstrates the crucial need for a green recovery from the pandemic and beyond, highlighting...

“Global Survey Finds Most Prefer Expanding GDP With Health, Education, and Environmental Data”

Published: Jul 29, 2020 – 03:00 AM EST

Jul. 29 /CSRwire/ - The 2020 GlobeScan-Ethical Markets "Beyond GDP" survey repeats questions asked in 2007, 2009, and 2013 polls in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Kenya, Russia, the UK, and the USA. The general public (n=1,000 in each country) were...

Cerveceria Nacional Launches Sustainable Program to Help Reactivate Ecuadorian Agriculture

Published: Jul 28, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - As part of its commitment to the socio-economic development of Ecuador, Cervecería Nacional announced the launch of the Siembra por Contrato (Sow by Contract) program, a platform that aims to revive the economy and generate around 20,000 direct jobs...

GreenTrees Pays Out Over $2 Million in Company’s Largest Check Distribution to Date

Published: Jul 15, 2020 – 05:46 PM EST

THE PLAINS, Va., Jul. 15 /CSRwire/ - GreenTrees, a global leader in reforestation and carbon banking, has recently paid out in excess of $2 million to Mississippi Delta farmers and landowners in the largest check distribution to date for the company. Established in...

MovingWorlds Announces New Social Enterprise Program, S-GRID, to Accelerate Post-COVID Recovery

Published: Jul 09, 2020 – 03:33 PM EST

SEATTLE, Jul. 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, MovingWorlds, SPC. announces a new revenue growth program for social enterprises, S-GRID, to support recovery efforts post-COVID. S-GRID, or sustainable growth of revenues for international development, is launching in partnership with SAP to ensure a sustainable recovery...

VisionSpring Announces New Chief Operations Officer With Private Sector Track Record in Health Care, Global Supply Chain and Entrepreneurship

Published: Jul 08, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 08 /CSRwire/ - VisionSpring, the award-winning social enterprise that is addressing the need for the 2.7 Billion people who need glasses to see clearly, announced the addition of a new Chief Operating Officer, Leena Palav. The new member of the...

Schneider Electric's 2019 Circular Economy Highlights

Published: Jun 25, 2020 – 04:36 PM EST

Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - The responsible use of resources is central to our identity. Circularity is a model that offers efficiencies that build upon themselves; over the past year, circular principles helped us outpace our own expectations toward our sustainability progress. Schneider Sustainability...

Fossil-free Energy Sector Holds the Key to Unlocking Denmark’s Climate-neutral Future: Report

Published: Jun 03, 2020 – 10:00 AM EST

Jun. 03 /CSRwire/ - Denmark, along with most countries in Europe, wants to be climate neutral by 2050 to help limit global warming below 1.5°C. As a stepping stone the Danish government set a stretch target to reduce carbon emissions by 70% below...

Fifth Third Bank Helps More than 31,000 Small Businesses Secure Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Published: May 19, 2020 – 04:00 PM EST

CINCINNATI, May 19 /CSRwire/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association announced today that it has secured more than $5.5 billion in funding approval for more than 31,000 businesses through the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. These loans have the potential to support...

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