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Ethiopia’s First Fortified Wheat Will Improve Nutrition for Millions

Published: Mar 16, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - This month marks a watershed moment in nutrition and food security in Ethiopia: For the first time ever, local producers will begin fortifying wheat flour with the vitamins and minerals children need to develop and adults need...

Community Works and Congressional Committee on Cuban Affairs Aim for New Economic Development in Cuba

Published: Feb 13, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

OTTAWA, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)- Since the announcement from President Barrack Obama on the end of long-standing U.S. embargo with Cuba, a new movement on Capitol Hill has formed to initiate lobbying for new business development in Cuba.Community Works Ontario and...

Urban Institute and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announce Multi-Year Collaboration to Help Strengthen the Firm’s Philanthropic Impact

Published: Feb 05, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Urban Institute and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today launched a multi-year program that aims to inform and assess the impact of JPMorgan Chase's key philanthropic initiatives. JPMorgan Chase will commit $10 million over five years for Urban...

RESOLVE Announces the ReGrow West Africa Partnership and Peace Diamonds with first $1Million Donor Pledge

Published: Jan 22, 2015 – 10:55 AM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Stephen D'Esposito, President and CEO of RESOLVE, and Chair of the World Economic Forum Council on the Future of Mining and Metals, announced the...

Marking Fifth Anniversary of the Earthquake In Haiti: Progress and Hope

Published: Jan 12, 2015 – 11:48 AM EST

TABARRE, HAITI, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - On this fifth anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti, Deux Mains Designs and our nonprofit partner REBUILD globally mark this day with hope. Little did we know that a trip to assist with relief efforts...

Global Impact Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action, Syrian Refugee and Resiliency Fund

Published: Sep 22, 2014 – 01:30 PM EST

Alexandria, VA, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - Today, at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, Global Impact announced the launch of the Syrian Refugee and Resiliency Fund to provide CGI members with access to a neutral platform to raise funds Commitments to...

National Business Alliance Names Third Cohort of Localists Leading the New Economy

Published: Sep 18, 2014 – 12:05 PM EST

OAKLAND, C.A., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - BALLE (the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) today announced its third cohort of BALLE Local Economy Fellows - 17 leaders from across North America chosen as the top pioneers of the Local Economy Movement. BALLE Local...

Vermont Governor Applauds Sodexo’s Commitment To The “Vermont First” Pledge To Impact State’s Agricultural Economy And Improve The Well-Being Of Vermonters

Published: Sep 05, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

MONTPELIER, V.T., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin applauded a private sector company's commitment to the procurement of local food in Vermont institutions. Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations with a major presence in Vermont,...

Symantec Launches Initiative to Close Cybersecurity Workforce Gap

Published: Jun 24, 2014 – 06:04 PM EST

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - Symantec today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind program, the Symantec Cyber Career Connection (SC3), to address the global workforce gap in cybersecurity and provide new career opportunities for young adults who may not be college-bound....

The Lemelson Foundation Funds Establishment of Pre-eminent Design and Prototyping Facility in East Africa

Published: Jun 18, 2014 – 12:00 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Jun. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation, the world's leading funder of invention in service of social and economic change, today announced it will play a founding role in the establishment of a first-of-its-kind professional engineering and prototyping space in Nairobi,...

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