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What's a Life Worth?

What is a life worth? What about one year of life? On the David Pakman show, two stories made our crew consider this question. On March 11th, 38-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert Bales allegedly sneaked out of his American military base...

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CARE’s PowerUp Program Included in MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change Competition

Published: Feb 19, 2020 – 04:18 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled CARE's PowerUp program as one of the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one...

Living Income: A Story From Measurement to Impact

Published: Feb 13, 2020 – 09:51 AM EST

Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Everyone has the right to a living income. Yet, as we move into a new decade, there are still around 500 million smallholder farming households globally, comprising a large proportion of the world's poor living on less than $2...

Increased Action Needed on Human Rights Reporting

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 07:09 PM EST

Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts - by strengthening transparency and reporting requirements. This is the key finding of a report from GRI looking at the progress countries have...

Responsible Business Alliance Receives Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Published: Oct 29, 2019 – 03:49 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has received the 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The U.S. Secretary of State presented the award to the RBA at a ceremony this...

VisionSpring Named by the International Development Innovation Alliance (IDIA) as a Vanguard Member of the Million Lives Club

Published: Oct 22, 2019 – 07:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - VisionSpring announced today that they have been selected as a Vanguard member of the Million Lives Club, an initiative that celebrates innovators and social entrepreneurs who are scaling impact in improving the lives of those living on...

Major League Baseball And Clubs Commemorated Spirit Day With Positive Messages Of Inclusion And Taking A Stand Against Bullying

Published: Oct 18, 2019 – 04:15 PM EST

Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Major League Baseball and its Clubs commemorated Spirit Day 2019 on Thursday, October 17th as a continuation of baseball's commitment to taking a stand against bullying among young people. Spirit Day is a worldwide, largely social media-based effort to...

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