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Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Published: Mar 09, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands® recently opened submissions for its internationally recognized startup business competition Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO). Co-sponsored by Whirlpool, and judging platform YouNoodle, the competition will culminate at SB'17 Detroit, May 22-25, with venture finalists presenting...

Cargill Grows Base of Certified Sustainable Independent Oil Palm Smallholders in Malaysia

Published: Mar 06, 2017 – 08:05 AM EST

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Cargill, in partnership with Wild Asia, has helped 141 independent oil palm smallholder farmers in Perak receive the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification under the Wild Asia Group Scheme (WAGS). Fifty of these farmers are...

Cargill, Heifer Commemorate Partnership with Kick-off Celebration, Delivery of Chicks to Farmers in China

Published: Mar 03, 2017 – 08:05 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - Cargill and Heifer International are celebrating the official launch of a program aimed at improving the lives of more than 450 smallholder farming households in the Qinsghen, China. Representatives from Cargill, Heifer and its program implementing partner in...

Trademark Holders Can Register New .eco Domains Until April 2, 2017

Published: Mar 01, 2017 – 08:30 AM EST

VANCOUVER, BC, Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - .eco, a new ending for the web addresses of those committed to positive change for the planet, has opened a priority registration period for trademark holders who have registered trademarks. Priority registrations for trademark holders will close...

New Book Offers Guide to Social Enterprise and the Purpose-Driven Movement

Published: Feb 28, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - At a time when corporations are experiencing a global crisis in consumer trust, author Russ Stoddard chronicles a revolution in business with the release of his new book, Rise Up-How to Build a Socially Conscious Business. A...

Enlight Foundation Commits $1M to Grow World Savvy’s Impact in Global Competence Education

Published: Feb 22, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Enlight Foundation provided World Savvy with a $1M gift, which will be invested over five years, in support of the organization's work preparing K-12 students in the U.S. as global citizens. World Savvy's work ensures that all...

Thread Releases Consumer-Friendly Impact Report

Published: Feb 13, 2017 – 03:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Thread, a Certified B Corporation on a mission to end poverty by creating dignified jobs and responsible, high-performance fabric, published their annual impact report on Friday. In order to engage and inspire a broader audience beyond just CSR...

Barclays Partners with Unreasonable Group to Support Entrepreneurs

Published: Feb 13, 2017 – 02:05 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - The bank's joint programme is part of its Shared Growth Ambition strategy to improve lives while providing returns to shareholders. Tom Idle reports… As global financial institutions double down on programs to earn public trust, Barclays' roots...

New York Foundation Announces Major Prize Program to Support Social and Environmental Innovators

Published: Jan 25, 2017 – 09:11 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, is launching the 2017 edition of The J.M.K. Innovation Prize. As in 2015, the Prize's inaugural year, up to ten Prizes will be awarded in 2017 to...

Empowering Women Through Design

Published: Jan 20, 2017 – 04:15 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20 /CSRwire/ - US-based social enterprise Raven + Lily has joined the Business Call to Action (BctA) with a commitment to provide market access and sustainable livelihoods to over 2,000 women from impoverished communities. Launched in 2008, the BCtA aims...

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