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Sustainable Brands Announces 2015 Innovation Open Semi-finalists

Published: Apr 27, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Sustainable Brands® recently announced 11 semi-finalists to compete at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) startup competition presented by Target. The competition, culminating at SB'15 San Diego, June 1-4th, attracts world-changing entrepreneurial teams with unique ideas to solving some of the world's pressing...

120 Businesses Honored as ‘Best for the World’, Creating Most Overall Positive Social and Environmental Impact

Published: Apr 14, 2015 – 08:45 AM EST

WAYNE, Pa.,, Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - Today, 120 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive overall social and environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the fourth annual 'B Corp Best for the World' list. The 'B...

U.S. Entrepreneur Helps Businesses in India Do More with Corporate Social Responsibility Investments

Published: Mar 30, 2015 – 02:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. and BANGALORE, India, Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - After three decades of "doing well by doing good" in the United States, entrepreneur Tom Raffa is assisting some of the largest companies in India as they set out to invest billions in socially...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $100,000 “NextGen” Grant to Net-Works™

Published: Mar 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, G.A., Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation recently awarded a $100,000 "NextGen" grant to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) who, in partnership with Interface, Inc., has created an innovative program called Net-Works. Net-Works is a cross-sector collaboration designed...

Remix Your Business's Role in Society

Published: Mar 16, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - Let's be honest-the business-in-society space is filled with events big and small. Professionals working in sustainability, CSR, and related fields could hopscotch to a different conference every week. So why choose the 2015 Shared Value Leadership...

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations Launch ‘Best For NYC’ Challenge

Published: Mar 12, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Community Partners Join to Support NYC Businesses to Create High Quality Jobs and Improve Quality of Life in Local Neighborhoods

The World Environment Center Awards $2 Million to Scale Innovative Solutions to Support Small Business in Latin America

Published: Feb 23, 2015 – 04:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) has awarded approximately $500,000 to each of the four winners of the Pathways Innovation Challenge: Lutheran World Relief, Núcleo Biotecnología Curauma, ICAM GROUP, and Vista Volcanes. These organizations are accelerating business development...

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Published: Feb 18, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands® recently opened submissions for its internationally recognized startup business competition Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO). Presented and sponsored by Target, the competition culminates at SB'15 San Diego, June 1-4, with venture finalists presenting their...

The Nestle Creating Shared Value Prize - Final Call for Nominations

Published: Feb 10, 2015 – 03:12 PM EST

VEVEY, Switzerland, Feb. 10 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nestle Creating Shared Value Prize - final call for nominations Submit your application before 28 February 2015 and win up to CHF500'000!: http://www.nestle.com/csv/what-is-csv/nestleprize/nomination-formVideo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txqHfxYCzyIPhotos and logo:http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?searchterms=NESTLE&level=searchDo you know what the Creating Shared Value...

Major Innovation Prize, National in Scope, Launched by New York Foundation

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

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, is launching an exciting new initiative: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize. In 2015 up to ten Prizes will be awarded to U.S.-based individuals or teams addressing our...

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