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Mary Kay Visits Albany, New York to Lobby for Domestic Violence Prevention Legislation

Published: May 06, 2016 – 12:57 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y., May 06 /CSRwire/ - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and domestic violence prevention advocates gathered at the New York State Capitol for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)'s annual Legislative Advocacy Day. The group met with lawmakers to...

Grounds for Health Launches New Program in Kenya

Published: Apr 13, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST

WILLISTON, VT, Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - Grounds for Health, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer in developing countries, today announced the expansion of its East Africa program to Kenya. The move into Kenya reflects the organization's continued commitment...

JLL Takes a Lead on Gender Equality

Published: Apr 08, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 08 /CSRwire/ - JLL has joined more than 1,100 business leaders around the world to take a leadership position on gender equality by signing the UN's Women's Empowerment Principles. These seven key principles emphasize the business case for corporate action to...

Good and Growing Middle-Skill Jobs Exclude Women, New Report Shows

Published: Mar 24, 2016 – 09:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - Women hold only a third of positions in growing middle-skill jobs that pay at least $35,000 or as much as $102,000 per year, according to a new report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR). These...

Business Leaders, UN Member States and Civil Society Agree: Gender Equality Critical to Economic Development

Published: Mar 16, 2016 – 03:27 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - Recognizing gender equality as a fundamental human right, central to driving the global economy and achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), business leaders joined UN Member States and civil society organizations at the Women's Empowerment...

VF Announces the Promotion of Letitia Webster to VP of Global Corporate Sustainability

Published: Mar 14, 2016 – 12:09 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C.,, Mar. 14 /CSRwire/ - VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) today announced the promotion of Letitia Webster to Vice President, Global Corporate Sustainability. Sustainability is one of VF's powerful global business platforms, which provide shared enabling capabilities across the company's 30-plus brands. Webster...

Eastman Becomes ‘Pacesetter’ in Movement to Bring More Women to IT

Published: Feb 22, 2016 – 02:50 PM EST

KINGSPORT, Tenn., Feb. 22 /CSRwire/ - Eastman has joined a cohort of companies and universities who commit for two years to being part of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Pacesetters collective. Organized by NCWIT, the Pacesetters program is designed...

2016 Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium Registration Discounts Extended Through Feb. 17

Published: Feb 02, 2016 – 03:23 PM EST

Boca Raton, Fla., Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - Discounts for the 2016 Office Depot Foundation Women's Symposium have been extended through February 17, when registration for this exciting and inspiring event will close. The Women's Symposium will take place on Friday and Saturday, Feb....

UNFCU Foundation Announces Additional Grantees

Published: Jan 04, 2016 – 10:36 AM EST

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - UNFCU Foundation announced today that it has awarded grants to 11 organizations that align with its purpose to reduce poverty through education and healthcare, especially among women and children in developing countries and in New...

UNFCU Foundation Celebrates Humanitarian Partners Fighting Poverty

Published: Dec 09, 2015 – 09:37 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 09 /CSRwire/ - At its Empowerment Celebration held at the United Nations Headquarters last Thursday, UNFCU Foundation, a non-profit, registered 501 (c) (3) organization, recognized the achievements of causes it supported in 2015 to reduce poverty through education and healthcare...

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