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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...

Pact-led Consortium, USAID Partner to Reach HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women, Children and Adolescents

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 10:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Pact and a consortium of leading global HIV/AIDS partners a five-year, $195 million grant, Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence Reduction, Empowerment and Virus Elimination (ACHIEVE). ACHIEVE will focus on...

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...

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