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Partners in Food Solutions Announces New Corporate Partner, Expanded Impact in Africa

Published: Oct 02, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - An international public-private partnership is expanding its efforts to strengthen Africa's food system. The Hershey Company is joining Partners in Food Solutions, a Minnesota nonprofit, as its newest corporate partner. This move will expand Partners in Food...

Global Pharmaceutical Associations Welcome MEDICRIME Convention, Landmark Tool to Curb Global Medicines Counterfeiting

Published: Sep 30, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

• The global innovative and generic/biosimilar pharmaceutical industries welcome the entry into force of the Medicrime Convention and encourage countries worldwide to sign and ratify it. • The Medicrime Convention will ensure international cooperation between the competent health, police and customs authorities and...

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Published: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...

ReGrow West Africa Partnership, Which Targets Post Ebola Economic Recovery, A Featured CGI Commitment

Published: Sep 28, 2015 – 01:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, Stephen D'Esposito, President and CEO of RESOLVE, joined Chelsea Clinton and other leaders on stage, during the Plenary Session titled "Investing in Prevention and Resilient Health...

IFPMA Statement on the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Published: Sep 27, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

GENEVA, Sep. 27 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) mark the start of the widest ever concerted global effort to transform our world by 2030. Reflecting the reality of an integrated world, the SDGs take a holistic and multifaceted approach, interweaving health...

Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the new Global Development Agenda

Published: Sep 25, 2015 – 02:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - From small social entrepreneurships to large national and multinational companies, from urban neighborhoods to remote communities, from the farmyard to the schoolhouse, an increasing number of companies have rallied around the Business Call to Action (BCtA) by...

Novo Nordisk Joins Business Call to Action with Diabetes Awareness Campaign in Kenya

Published: Sep 22, 2015 – 11:45 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Business Call to Action (BCtA) is pleased to announce that Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, has joined BCtA with an initiative to improve...

Shiseido’s New Health and Beauty Regime to Improve the Lives and Livelihoods of Rural Bangladesh Women

Published: Sep 16, 2015 – 08:08 AM EST

TOKYO, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with an initiative to improve hygiene, nutrition and health among rural Bangladesh women, as well as market skin-care products developed to meet their unique needs. The...

JPMorgan Chase, Detroit Development Fund and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce $6.5 Million Loan Fund for Detroit’s Minority-Owned Small Businesses

Published: Sep 15, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced a new $6.5 million lending program for Detroit businesses owned by entrepreneurs of color and businesses that primarily hire people of...

Dutch Company Basic Water Needs will Provide 540,000 Malawians with Safe, Clean Water by 2018

Published: Sep 08, 2015 – 11:40 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - Basic Water Needs, a Dutch manufacturer and marketer of household water treatment and safe storage products, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to distribute its low-cost Tulip Table Top water filters to more...

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