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CSRwire Welcomes New Members to Its Global Network of CSR News and Information

Submitted by: CSRwire

Categories: Events, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Mar 02, 2009 – 07:00 AM EST


Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - SPRINGFIELD, MA. - March 2, 2009 - This week CSRwire welcomed Gaiasoft, GoGreenTube LLC., ICRISAT West and Central Africa, NEED Communications, Inc., Twisted Limb Paperworks, LLC., and Bayer Corporation.

CSRwire membership of more than 1000 organizations includes public and privately held companies, socially responsible investment funds, non governmental and non profit organizations, universities, trade associations and think tanks. The following organizations will be using CSRwire to communicate their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible activities and initiatives to a passionate and enthusiastic audience in over 200 countries.

Gaiasoft - Gaiasoft provides software that 1) aligns organizations to achieve their goals with accountability and transparency at every level and 1)enables meshwork collaborations to share knowledge, create marketplace exchanges and work efficiently at a local and global level.

Go Green Tube - The purpose of Go Green Tube is to broadcast environmentally conscious information, created by eco-conscious individuals, groups, companies and governments to educate the world on reducing environmental stress, pursuing ecosystem vitality and the promotion of sound natural resource management.

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) - The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a nonprofit, non-political organization that does innovative agricultural research and capacity building for sustainable development with a wide array of partners across the globe. ICRISAT's mission is to help empower 600 million poor people to overcome hunger, poverty and a degraded environment in the dry tropics through better agriculture. ICRISAT belongs to the Alliance of Future Harvest Centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

ICRISAT's headquarter is located in Patancheru, near Hyderabad in south central India with six locations in sub-Saharan Africa. The regional hub for West and Central Africa (WCA) is located in Niamey, Niger. Scientists are also based in our research center in Bamako, Mali, and in Kano, Nigeria. Presently ICRISAT covers 17 countries endowed with core competencies in the areas of agronomy, soil science, pearl millet breeding, sorghum breeding, groundnut breeding, socio-economy and GIS.

A primary driver for ICRISAT in WCA is to spur market demand through market-oriented production and value addition while ensuring the farmer's own food security. Therefore our research focuses on enhancing and stabilizing yields and generating innovations to help farmers increase their income and resilience, and reduce vulnerability while protecting the environment.

NEED Communications Inc. - NEED Communications, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based media company committed to being the leading source of stories of hope from the humanitarian field. Founded in 2006 by Kelly and Stephanie Kinnunen, NEED seeks to support humanitarian efforts worldwide by generating awareness through its award-winning, quarterly magazine and other digital media entities, including its Web site and blog. For more information, please visit NEED's Web site at www.needmagazine.com.

Twisted Limb Paperworks - Twisted Limb Paperworks creates handmade 100% recycled paper and turns it into wedding and special event invitations, business promotions, holiday greetings, school fundraising products, and memorial cards. Their products are made with living wages at their carbon neutral studio in the USA with used colored office paper and recycled water. 22% of annual profits are donated to environmental and community groups.

Bayer Corporation - Bayer Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Bayer AG, an international health care, nutrition and high-tech materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany. In North America, Bayer had 2007 net sales of 8.1 billion euros and employed 16,800 at year end. Bayer's three subgroups, Bayer HealthCare, Bayer CropScience and Bayer MaterialScience, improve people's lives through a broad range of essential products that help diagnose, prevent and treat diseases; protect crops and enhance yields; and advance automobile safety and durability.

About CSRwire Members:
CSRwire Members are Companies and NGOs, Agencies and Organizations interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible initiatives to a global audience through CSRwire's Syndication Network, News Alerts, Web Site, Blogs, RSS Feeds, News Aggregators, Send to Friend Feature and Search Engines.

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