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Verisk Maplecroft Launches New Girl Stats Data Platform to Accelerate Business Investment in Girls’ Empowerment

Published: Jun 30, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

LONDON, U.K., Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Verisk Maplecroft has launched Girl Stats (www.girl-stats.org), a new data-led platform hosting the world's most comprehensive data sets on more than 50 global development issues affecting adolescent girls and young women. The platform is designed to help...

National Grid to Host EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

Published: Jun 14, 2016 – 04:52 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass. and DENVER, Colo., Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - On November 2 and 3, 2016, some of the most prominent women leaders in the US energy industry will gather in Boston for EUCI's Leadership Conference for Women in Energy, hosted by National Grid....

Spence-Chapin Services to Families And Children Now Licensed as a Full-Service Adoption Agency In Connecticut

Published: Jun 06, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 06 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children announced today that, in addition to New York and New Jersey, it has become licensed as an adoption agency in the state of Connecticut. The century old agency will now be...

Accenture Named a Working Mother 2016 Best Company for Multicultural Women

Published: May 20, 2016 – 04:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 20 /CSRwire/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother's 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color. Working Mother recognized...

UNFCU Foundation Accepting Grant Applications in June 2016

Published: May 19, 2016 – 11:05 AM EST

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., May 19 /CSRwire/ - UNFCU Foundation announced today that it is accepting grant applications from 1 June to 30 June 2016 for funding requests of $50,000 or less. Visit www.unfcufoundation.org/grants for information on the application process. The Foundation, a...

Domestic Violence Survivors Receive a Day of Beauty and Transformation in a United Effort Worldwide

Published: May 13, 2016 – 01:18 PM EST

DALLAS, May 13 /CSRwire/ - With a goal of 1 million "Makeovers for Good" around the world, cosmetics giant Mary Kay joins its independent sales force in providing pampering sessions for women in need through Mary Kay's Global Day of Beauty. From the...

Partnership Launched to Tackle Cervical Cancer in Africa

Published: May 11, 2016 – 02:00 AM EST

BRAZZAVILLE / KIGALI, May 11 /CSRwire/ - Ongoing efforts to prevent and control cervical cancer in the African Region have received a significant boost following the announcement of a pioneering partnership between the World Health Organization African Region (WHO AFRO) and the International...

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...

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