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Activism is the doctrine or practice of vigorous action including direct-action campaigns, (writing letters to newspapers and politicians), demonstrations, boycotts, rallies, marches, strikes, and in some cases, guerilla protest tactics, as a means of achieving political, cultural, and social change.


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Six-In-10 Americans Believe Social Media Is An Effective Form Of Activism, According To New Cone Communications Research

Published: Nov 12, 2014 – 10:15 AM EST

BOSTON, M.A., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - A "like" can go a long way, according to the newly released 2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Americans say they are more inclined to support social and environmental issues in a variety...

Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report

Published: Sep 29, 2014 – 07:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet Report released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in...

WECAN International Issues Global Call to Action During People's Climate March, UN Climate Summit

Published: Aug 21, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

MILL VALLEY, CA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) has announced a series of events to mobilize women around the issue of climate change during the People's Climate March, Climate Week NYC 2014, and the UN...

Businesses Fear Climate Change New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried

Published: Jun 25, 2014 – 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their...

Protest Against Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest

Published: May 26, 2014 – 08:20 AM EST

MIDLAND, Texas, May 26 /CSRwire/ - On Wednesday, May 28 at 8 a.m., Chevron's Annual Shareholder's Meeting will take place at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas, where Ecuadorian indigenous and advocacy groups will gather outside the museum to ask the oil giant...

NCGA Applauds Vermont as First State in U.S. to Achieve Mandatory Labeling of GMOs, Wary of Bill in its Shadow

Published: Apr 24, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) congratulates Vermont as the first state in the U.S. to pass a mandatory GMO labeling bill. In the wake of this victory, NCGA urges Congress to not support the Safe...

Eco Heroes Save The Climate

Published: Apr 04, 2014 – 03:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Hippo Works, the Venice Beach-based eco animation studio, is online launching a half-hour cartoon musical Eco Heroes Save The Climate this Earth Day, April 22 [click for trailer]. Whole Foods sponsored the film's earlier DVD premiere at...

Apr 03, 2014 – Advancing Leaders Fellowship Pitch Competition and Reception

Event Posted: Apr 01, 2014 – 04:53 PM EST

World Learning is excited to name its second round of Advancing Leaders Fellows, at a pitch competition and reception to be held at the Centre for Social Innovation in New York City on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Our program will begin at 2...

Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Published: Mar 25, 2014 – 03:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new proposed rule for water safety. The rule...

Leading Mattress Manufacturer CEO Testifies in Support of Stronger Regulation of Toxic Chemicals before U.S. House Subcommittee

Published: Mar 12, 2014 – 01:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - Today, Barry A. Cik, Co-founder of Naturepedic, a manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and bedding products for adults and children, testified in favor of stronger regulation of toxic chemicals before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce, Environment and...

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