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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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Business Turns the Table in First-Ever Corporate Ratings of Activists

Published: Feb 18, 2014 – 08:08 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund and WWF topped the first-ever corporate ratings of environmental advocacy groups, according to a new report. The study was based on a survey of more than 200 companies. The GreenBiz NGO...

Sustainable Business Leaders Praise Choice of Mike Boots for Acting Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality

Published: Feb 06, 2014 – 05:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 U.S. businesses, praised President Obama's choice of Mike Boots to serve as acting chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). He...

Business Leaders See Risks in New State Department Report on Keystone XL Pipeline

Published: Feb 03, 2014 – 05:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 03 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. State Department released the findings of its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL Pipeline on Friday, concluding that: "The total direct and indirect emissions associated with the proposed project would contribute to cumulative...

New Harkin Retirement Plan Delivers Tangible Business Benefits

Published: Jan 30, 2014 – 12:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - A board member, Denise Bowyer, of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) appeared today with Senator Tom Harkin at a press conference announcing a new plan to address the country's retirement crisis. The press conference followed the announcement...

Care2 Promotes Eric Rardin to Vice President of Business Development

Published: Jan 22, 2014 – 12:41 PM EST

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Care2, the largest social action community on the Web, announced today the promotion of Eric Rardin to Vice President of Business Development. Rardin has been a key contributor and leader in Care2's business development group for...

New Study Shows Ortiz Mine Proposal Is Thirsty and Dirty: Could Consume Water Equal to Use of 7,800 New Mexicans

Published: Jan 16, 2014 – 05:12 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - A new coalition of jewelers and conservation groups today released Public Risk, Private Reward: an analysis of the Ortiz Gold Mine proposal, revealing that Santa Fe Gold corporation's proposed 1000+ foot deep open pit mine in...

Business Leaders Applaud SBA Head Nomination

Published: Jan 15, 2014 – 05:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the President nominated Maria Contreras-Sweet to be the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA). The following statement may be attributed to David Levine, CEO and Co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC): "We are pleased...

900 Certified B Corps and their 20 Million Friends Launch the B the Change Campaign, Celebrating and Rewarding People Using Business as a Force for Good

Published: Jan 14, 2014 – 09:10 AM EST

16 B Corps Create Special Edition Products Sold in Whole Foods, Target, Wegmans, The Container Store, and Barnes & Noble

Business Leaders Praise Nancy Sutley Collaboration Environmental Policy

Published: Dec 05, 2013 – 11:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley announced that she will be stepping down in February 2014. The following statement may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Policy Director of the American Sustainable Business Council: "White House...

New Film-streaming Service to Shine Spotlight on Human Rights, Humanitarian Crises and Environmental Issues

Published: Nov 19, 2013 – 01:58 PM EST

SUTTON, Q.B., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Supporters of the work of NGOs and UN agencies will have their very own Netflix-style film-streaming service as of December 1, 2013. Available worldwide, Humanity Strong Films will feature documentaries focusing on human rights, humanitarian crises and...



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