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Second Vatican Conference on Impact Investing

Published: Jun 20, 2016 – 07:00 AM EST

ROME, and WASHINGTON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - At the invitation of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Catholic Relief Services, impact investing experts and Catholic leaders from around the world will convene in Rome to explore how the Catholic Church and...

Holy Land Principles Challenges GM

Published: Jun 15, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - One of the world's largest auto makers - producing vehicles in 37 countries- has for the first time in its history been challenged on its fair employment in Israel/Palestine. General Motors was presented with a shareholders Resolution at...

Holy Land Principles Faces McDonald’s With the Question That Won’t Go Away

Published: Jun 02, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - For the first time in its history the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants has been confronted at its Annual Shareholders' Meeting about its fair employment practices in Israel/Palestine. On May 26, in Old...

Raffa Social Capital Advisors Launched To Fill the Gap Between Impact Investors and Entrepreneurs

Published: Jun 02, 2016 – 09:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - In response to the growing needs of social impact investors, Raffa, the nation's largest nonprofit accounting and consulting firm, has launched Raffa Social Capital Advisors (RSCA). RSCA will support social entrepreneurs seeking investment while providing impact investors much-needed...

JPMorgan Chase Announces $4 Million to Prepare Detroit Students for High-Demand Jobs

Published: Jun 01, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Jun. 01 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $4 million to expand young people's access to economic opportunity in Detroit. Building on the firm's $100 million commitment to Detroit's economic recovery, this three-year grant is designed to increase dramatically the...

Divest from Damage and Invest in a Healthier Future

Published: May 31, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA , May 31 /CSRwire/ - If people keep rapidly extracting and burning fossil fuels, there's no hope of meeting the 2015 Paris Agreement climate change commitments. To ensure a healthy, hopeful future for humanity, governments must stick to their pledge...

Holy Land Principles Keeps Pressure on Intel

Published: May 27, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, May 27 /CSRwire/ - The largest private sector employer in Israel/Palestine continues to be held accountable for its employment practices by shareholders' Resolutions. Since Israel's Occupation of the West Bank in 1967, Intel has invested $10.8 billion in plants and development centers...

New Research Highlights Strategies to Increase Inclusion of Women and Minority Entrepreneurs in High-Tech Incubators and Accelerators

Published: May 23, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, May 23 /CSRwire/ - A new research report by JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) finds that women and minorities are significantly underrepresented in high-tech incubators and accelerators, but uncovers many examples of incubators and...

Chemical Footprint Project Releases First Report on Corporate Progress Toward Safer Chemicals

Published: May 19, 2016 – 01:00 AM EST

SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 19 /CSRwire/ - In the first initiative of its kind to publicly benchmark corporate chemicals management, the Chemical Footprint Project (#ChemicalFootprint) today published its inaugural report. The results provide valuable insights into how leading companies manage chemicals in their products...

Two Years in, JPMorgan Chase’s $100 Million Commitment Continues to Help Fuel Detroit’s Comeback

Published: May 18, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

Financing has already supported $240 million in local community development projects, allowed hundreds of Detroiters to receive job training and provided $1.3 million in loans to minority-owned small businesses

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