September 17, 2019

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Covestro’s Lucore Reports on Pittsburgh’s Sustainabilty Journey in New Medium Blog

Published: Jun 05, 2019 – 11:03 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ - Rebecca Lucore, head of sustainability and corporate social responsibility at Covestro LLC and a leading voice in Corporate America for leveraging employee purpose to drive the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), reports on Pittsburgh's ongoing journey to...

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist Joins DTE and Consumers Energy as Companies Announce $15 Billion Commitment to Grow Michigan Businesses

Published: May 31, 2019 – 10:14 AM EST

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 31 /CSRwire/ - Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, DTE and Consumers Energy today announced a $15 billion commitment to spend with Michigan-based companies over the next five years through Michigan Economic Development Corporation's Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative. The...

The Hershey Company partners with Singer-Songwriter, Lauren Jauregui to Inspire Teens to Increase Connection and Overcome Social Isolation

Published: May 30, 2019 – 09:44 AM EST

HERSHEY, Pa., May 30 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced, singer-songwriter Lauren Jauregui will headline the "Makers of Good Teen Summit," a one-day event in New York City for teens from across the country to collaborate and...

PepsiCo Partners With the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation to Invest in a Community Collaborative to Train Chicago Youth, Reentry Population for Restaurant Careers

Published: May 22, 2019 – 05:15 PM EST

CHICAGO, May 22 /CSRwire/ - PepsiCo and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced on Sunday a new community collaborative between local restaurants, nonprofits and its Restaurant Ready program to train young people disconnected from the workforce and formerly incarcerated populations in...

Sazerac Partners With Keep America Beautiful to Host Great American Cleanup Events in Massachusetts

Published: May 15, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., May 15 /CSRwire/ - Sazerac Company, one of the largest family-owned distilleries in the United States, is partnering with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and its Keep Massachusetts Beautiful state affiliate on a series of cleanup events in May and June....

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 41,000 Pounds of Protein to Harvesters—the Community Food Network

Published: May 13, 2019 – 10:39 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., in partnership with Price Chopper, donated more than 41,000 pounds of protein to Harvesters-The Community Food Network. Smithfield's contribution was part of the company's 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour and provided a...

Smithfield Foods Makes Sizable Donation to Support STEAM Education in Rural Communities

Published: Apr 29, 2019 – 11:15 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va, Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $350,000 donation to FUSE Studios, a high-quality and results-driven educational program piloted through Northwestern University that aims to transform science, technology, engineering, arts, and...

Smithfield Foods Achieves Donations in All 50 States With a 41,000 Pound Delivery of Protein to New Mexico’s Roadrunner Food Bank

Published: Apr 17, 2019 – 09:48 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Lowe's Supermarketjoined forces to donate more than more than 41,000 pounds of protein to Roadrunner Food Bank. Smithfield's contribution was part of the company's 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry...

The RBC Foundation and CFC Team up to Deliver Landmark Multi-million Dollar Investment for Youth-led Initiatives

Published: Apr 04, 2019 – 01:00 PM EST

OTTAWA, Canada, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and the RBC Foundation are pleased to announce the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, a historic $5 million initiative that will enable participating community foundations to support youth leadership across the country....

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 42,000 Pounds of Protein To Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Published: Mar 20, 2019 – 10:39 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Food Lion joined forces to donate more than more than 42,000 pounds of protein to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Smithfield's contribution was part of the company's 2019 Helping Hungry Homes®...

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