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Five Upstate South Carolina Businesses to Grow with Support from Michelin Development

Published: Aug 20, 2015 – 12:25 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Five upstate businesses will be growing and creating new jobs with financial help from Michelin Development, a subsidiary of Michelin North America. Michelin Development provides low interest loans and business expertise to start-ups and small businesses in...

Raffa Achieves B Corporation Re-certification, Boosts Overall “B Score”

Published: Aug 06, 2015 – 09:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 06 /CSRwire/ - Reflecting the commitment of the consulting firm's leadership and staff, Raffa received its re-certification as a B Corporation and boosted its "B Score" in the process. Founded more than 30 years ago by Thomas Raffa, the firm has...

Social Enterprise Sevamob Uses Mobile Technology to Deliver Healthcare in India

Published: Jul 08, 2015 – 01:07 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 08 /CSRwire/ - The social enterprise Sevamob is fundamentally transforming primary healthcare in India through mobile clinics and a tele-health marketplace. The newest company to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), Sevamob, has committed to reducing anemia by 30...

The Lemelson Foundation Grows Its Expertise with Three New Team Members

Published: Jul 08, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

PORTLAND, OR, Jul. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation, the world's leading funder of invention in service of social and economic change, announced today that it has hired three new team members, expanding its capacity both locally and globally. Graham Pugh will serve...

Diabetes Screening in Kenya – ‘It Takes Only 5 Seconds’

Published: Jul 06, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Kenyan Ministry of Health, together with Novo Nordisk and the Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre, launched a six-month diabetes awareness campaign in Nairobi to promote early diagnosis through screening, especially among low-income populations. The campaign's...

The Lemelson Foundation Honors Dr. Arthur Molella with Fellowship to Advance Invention and Innovation Scholarship

Published: Jun 29, 2015 – 03:48 PM EST

PORTLAND, OR, Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation, the world's leading funder of invention in service of social and economic change, today announced endowment of the Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellowship at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History (NMAH). Honoring Dr. Arthur...

Independent Audit Confirms Benevity as a Data Security Leader in the Workplace Giving Software Industry

Published: Jun 23, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - Benevity Inc., the leading global supplier of workplace giving and volunteer management software solutions, announced its release of an unqualified SSAE 16 report, which confirms the company's ability to provide service and data security assurance. The company...

Michelin Development Celebrates 100th Loan to Small Businesses

Published: May 12, 2015 – 04:09 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 12 /CSRwire/ - Michelin Development--a subsidiary of Michelin North America, Inc. that provides business loans to upstart businesses in many of the communities the tire company operates--today approved another loan to a small but growing South Carolina transportation company that...

Access Afya Joins the Business Call to Action with Commitment to Bring Affordable Healthcare to Low-Income Kenyans

Published: May 12, 2015 – 12:30 PM EST

NAIROBI, May 12 /CSRwire/ - Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi's slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA). The company has innovated a high-tech healthcare system that provides...

Impact Makers Gifts Company to the Community

Published: Apr 29, 2015 – 01:40 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va., Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - Impact Makers has gifted the company's equity ownership to two nonprofit organizations, The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia and Virginia Community Capital. The company took this action, a first amongst social enterprises, in order to...

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