September 24, 2020

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IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and Acumen Academy to Award $50,000 to Social Entrepreneurs in East Africa

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Jony Meshesha of Green Face Trading in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Kevine Kagirimpundu of UZURI K&Y in Kigali, Rwanda will each receive $25,000 after participating in the Acumen and IKEA Social Entrepreneurship East Africa Accelerator. The goal...

How Financial Empowerment Creates Hope: My Never Stand Still Conversation with John Hope Bryant

Published: Aug 19, 2020 – 01:00 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - Originally published on LinkedIn I met John Hope Bryant a few years ago, and we had a conversation I'll never forget. He and I had an opportunity to sit down one-on-one to discuss our passion for...

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Led to a Surge of Socially Responsible Behaviors According to Special Release of the Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex)

Published: May 21, 2020 – 10:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, May 21 /CSRwire/ - COVID-19 has had a radically positive impact on socially responsible behaviors, according to a special release of the Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex). After a three-year slide, consumers have been spurred to significant increases in...

Blackbaud’s Social Good Customers Share Stories of Resilience During COVID-19

Published: Apr 07, 2020 – 11:05 AM EST

Charleston, S.C., Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, is rallying behind its customers and empowering them with the technology needed to make quick shifts and take critical action during the global COVID-19 crisis....

MENTOR and iCouldBe Launch Virtual Mentoring Portal

Published: Apr 03, 2020 – 01:55 PM EST

BOSTON, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - To ensure physical distancing does not mean social disconnection, MENTOR and iCouldBe launched the Virtual Mentoring Portal, a safe and monitored mentoring platform for mentors and mentees to continue their relationships while they may be separated due to...

We Are Family! Meet the Ambitious Young Social Entrepreneur Who Took Home the T-Mobile Family Challenge Grand Prize

Published: Mar 06, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - T-Mobile is still on cloud nine after the February finale of the 2019 Changemaker Challenge. It was just a couple weeks ago when 30 teams of young social entrepreneurs from around the country gathered at T-Mobile headquarters to workshop...

Victory Hemp Foods Selected as World Champion for Inaugural Hemp Innovation Challenge™ at World Ag Expo®

Published: Feb 24, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Kentucky based Victory Hemp Foods is pleased to announce it won the first Hemp Innovation Challenge™ on February 12 at the World Ag Expo® held in Tulare, California. The World Ag Expo® is one of the largest...

Millennials Sparking a Slide in Social Responsibility, As Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex) Experiences Largest Decline in History

Published: Nov 14, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - The seventh annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex) was released today, delivering a mixed diagnosis on the state of social responsibility in America. In total, 1,057 Americans were polled for the ongoing benchmarking...

Nine Social Innovators Named GLG Social Impact Fellows

Published: Oct 22, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) today announced its sixth class of GLG Social Impact Fellows - social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders who will receive no-cost access to GLG's platform. The nine new Fellows lead organizations addressing some...

Heads-up World-Changing Youth: There's Only ONE WEEK Left to Enter the 2019 T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge!

Published: Sep 19, 2019 – 12:00 PM EST

Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Who: Young people from the U.S. and Puerto Rico ages 13 to 23 have one week left to enter the 2019 T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge by submitting their ideas for driving social change! Teams can enter a project proposal in...

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