December 08, 2019

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Retired NFL, NBA Players Draw From Discipline and Adversity to Build “Self-Sustaining” Impact Investing Projects Across America

Published: Nov 15, 2019 – 04:24 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS , Colo., Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - The life of a professional athlete is divided into two distinct arcs, during and after sports. Career paths during their playing years are plagued with adversity. Athletes must commit to rigorous physical training and conditioning,...

La Red de Innovación e Impacto Hosts Annual Summit in Panama City, October 22-23

Published: Oct 21, 2019 – 02:04 PM EST

Oct. 21 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Department of State, the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), and RioSlum Studio are proud to announce that the 2019 Annual La Red de Innovación e Impacto Summit is taking place in Panama City...

Enterprise, IWBI Join Forces to Advance Health and Well-Being in Affordable Housing

Published: Oct 21, 2019 – 02:00 PM EST

NEW YORK and COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 21 /CSRwire/ - Enterprise Community Partners Inc. (Enterprise) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that they are developing a multi-pronged collaboration to create and implement a shared vision for affordable homes that improve residents'...

Aflatoun International Launches Aflayouth, an Empirical Curriculum Developed to Support Sustainable Livelihood, Tailored for Marginalised Youth

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 02:05 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Aflatoun International will launch its latest curriculum 'AflaYouth' during its biennial Global Social and Financial Skills Conference, from 30 Oct -1 Nov, 2019. The AflaYouth programme, comprising three tracks Social and Financial Education, Employability Skills and Entrepreneurship Skills,...

North Carolina Employee Ownership Center Launches

Published: Sep 11, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C., Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - As an entire generation of Baby Boomer business owners look towards retirement, a group of partners has launched a valuable new resource: the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC). The NCEOC provides education around Employee Stock Ownership...

Trane Unveils Expanded Columbia Facility, Delivering Environmental, Workforce and Community Benefits

Published: Sep 02, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sep. 02 /CSRwire/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, held a celebration marking significant expansion to its Columbia, South Carolina facility, and ongoing efforts in environmental, social and business...

Pact Provides Investment in Tala to Increase Access to Financial Services for Underserved Groups

Published: Aug 27, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Pact, an international NGO, has closed a subordinated debt investment in Tala, a global fintech. This investment will support Tala's lending efforts in Kenya, one of several countries where they provide rapid, flexible, small loans to first-time...

Kendeda Fund Announces More Than $24 Million in New Grants to Expand Democratic Employee Ownership in America

Published: Aug 26, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - The Kendeda Fund today announced it will make more than $24 million in new grants to significantly expand democratic employee ownership across the United States. The investment, which will be completed by 2023, is among the largest in...

Mohawk Cushions the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Celebrates Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walkers

Published: Aug 23, 2019 – 11:33 AM EST

CALHOUN, Ga., Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Mohawk expands its fight against breast cancer with its continuing support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk. This year, Mohawk is not only donating more than 5,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort walkers and crew members, but...

Business and Inclusive Growth: Lessons From Israel

Published: Jul 18, 2019 – 08:20 AM EST

Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - All over the world, the exclusion of large segments of society from the fruits of economic growth is driving political and social disruption. Inclusive growth - economic growth that enables all segments of society to enjoy its fruits and...

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