November 12, 2019

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United Nations Global Compact Launches Event Series to Accelerate Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals at the Local Level

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 03:21 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact will next week launch a series of events to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the national level. Organized as part of the UN's Making Global Goals Local...

Inclusive Business Action Network and Business Call to Action Partner to Scale up Inclusive Business

Published: Apr 05, 2019 – 02:14 PM EST

ISTANBUL and BONN, Germany, Apr. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) and Business Call to Action (BCtA) announced a strategic knowledge partnership today to support the growth of inclusive business worldwide through capacity building and knowledge sharing. Inclusive businesses provide...

African Private Sector Leaders Take the Lead to Rewrite Africa’s Healthcare Narrative With Support From African Heads of State

Published: Feb 13, 2019 – 04:45 PM EST

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Africa Business: Health Forum continues to receive support and endorsement from Heads of States and business leaders across Africa with the event taking place tomorrow, February 12th in Addis Abba, Ethiopia Director General of the...

Africa Business: Health Forum Receives Endorsement From Heads of States and Business Community

Published: Feb 11, 2019 – 05:10 PM EST

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Africa Business: Health Forum continues to receive support and endorsement from Heads of States and business leaders across Africa with the event taking place tomorrow, February 12th in Addis Abba, Ethiopia Director General of the...

ARG Tears Down Chimney, Builds up Community

Published: Jan 16, 2019 – 03:41 PM EST

BRADFORD, Pa., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - A fixture in the Tunungwant Valley for decades, the American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) boiler stack was demolished last summer. A $5.5 million investment replaced the refinery's only remaining coal boiler in 2016. The company commissioned its...

UN Global Compact Mandate Renewed by Member States

Published: Dec 21, 2018 – 11:46 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact was today encouraged to continue engaging the private sector in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals with a renewed resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly. The resolution, under General Assembly agenda item...

Raffa-Marcum to Kick-Off 2019 Mentoring Program for Women Entrepreneurs

Published: Dec 20, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Marcum LLP announced today that on January 15 it will host a special kick-off event in its Washington, D.C., office for a mentoring program designed to support women entrepreneurs from around the world. Entering its second year,...

Smithfield Foods Adds 250 Jobs in North Carolina With New Distribution Center

Published: Dec 14, 2018 – 03:09 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new distribution center in Tar Heel, North Carolina, which will create approximately 250 new jobs in the state. Smithfield invested more than $100 million into...

New Research Highlights Promising New Interventions to Scale Minority-Owned Businesses

Published: Dec 07, 2018 – 03:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), and the University of Washington Foster School of Business' Consulting and Business Development Center, with support from JPMorgan Chase, released a new report that affirms the approach of Ascend...

Stimulating a Reliable Market for Maize through Public-Private Partnerships

Published: Jul 31, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

By Elizabeth Adams, Technical Specialist, Agriculture & Food Security

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