October 22, 2019

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Nine Social Innovators Named GLG Social Impact Fellows

Published: Oct 22, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) today announced its sixth class of GLG Social Impact Fellows - social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders who will receive no-cost access to GLG's platform. The nine new Fellows lead organizations addressing some...

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Published: Oct 22, 2019 – 07:55 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity. The investment will support the...

T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation to Donate $1 Million and Volunteer Hours to More Than 120 Nonprofits Through Regional Grants Program

Published: Oct 21, 2019 – 03:15 PM EST

What’s the news: As part of the second-annual Regional Grants Program, T-Mobile today announced the T-Mobile Foundation is donating a total of $1 million, which is being distributed by T-Mobile employees who chose more than 120 nonprofits in their local communities to receive...

Major League Baseball And Clubs Commemorated Spirit Day With Positive Messages Of Inclusion And Taking A Stand Against Bullying

Published: Oct 18, 2019 – 04:15 PM EST

Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Major League Baseball and its Clubs commemorated Spirit Day 2019 on Thursday, October 17th as a continuation of baseball's commitment to taking a stand against bullying among young people. Spirit Day is a worldwide, largely social media-based effort to...

Smithfield Foods and Utah Pork Producers Association Partner to Fight Hunger During College Football Season

Published: Oct 18, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and the Utah Pork Producers Association (UPPA) today announced a partnership to support efforts to alleviate hunger for the one in seven Utahns across the state who face food insecurity. Smithfield and UPPA...

SC Johnson Launches Global Partnership to Fight Ocean Plastic and Poverty

Published: Oct 18, 2019 – 08:05 AM EST

• 509 plastic collection points will collect 30,000 metric tons of plastic waste over three years – the equivalent of stopping approximately 1.5 billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean. • This partnership boosts recycling rates and, at the same time, transforms lives...

Tetra Pak Index - The Convergence of Health and Environment

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 04:51 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Tetra Pak has revealed the findings from a global research study in partnership with Ipsos on the two most pressing consumer demands: the environment and health. They have historically been seen, and communicated, as separate areas: however...

Fair Trade Certified Produce Sales Up 30 Percent

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 04:46 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America, reports significant growth in its produce category, evidenced by a 30 percent increase in produce sales volume in 2018. The growing fair trade produce...

Major Environmental Groups Call on Businesses to Lead on Climate Policy

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 04:42 PM EST

Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of Corporate America to step up their engagement on climate policy. Signatories include the heads of BSR, C2ES, CDP,...

Kimberly-Clark Receives 10th EPA SmartWay® Award, Marking 100M+ Gallons of Diesel Fuel Saved and Notable GHG Reductions

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 04:39 PM EST

Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Kimberly-Clark earned its 10th SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leadership in environmentally responsible shipping. By implementing SmartWay standards over the past decade, Kimberly-Clark has saved more than 100 million gallons of diesel fuel and...

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