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News by subject: SRI

29 september 2020

16:30
BayPort Credit Union has won in all four award categories in the 2020 Social Responsibility Awards sponsored by the Virginia Credit Union League (VACUL) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). BayPort is recognized for making youth and...

09:16
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, announced today a commitment of $500,000 to support long-standing community partner organizations and local HBCUs. Funding will be directed to these partners to support their...


28 september 2020

15:45
American Homebuilders of West Africa (AHWA), the premier production home builder serving West Africans in the diaspora and those resident in the region, announced a strategic investment from Genuine Interest, an impact-driven quantitative investment...

07:30
The Shyft Group, ("Shyft" or the "Company"), the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets, announced it will host a live, virtual event for...


24 september 2020

10:50
Ingenuity Beverages, a Contract Manufacturer of Premium Dietary Supplements, Donates 5K Face Masks per Child, to each of the schools attended by their employees children. While parents are generally happy with how schools have responded during the...

09:00
Six fairground improvement projects will receive a total of $7,500 in grants through Grinnell Mutual's Fairground Facelift initiative. The annual promotion gives county fairgrounds in Grinnell Mutual's writing territory a chance to rally their...


23 september 2020

17:17
The division of development at Saint Louis University has announced that SLU trustee and alumnus Winston Chan, Ph.D., (A&S '81, '83) has made a $1 million gift to the University in support of Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis...

08:57
With mental health issues and racial injustices on the rise, Gale, a Cengage company, is helping the Charleston County School District (CCSD) provide its students and school staff with authoritative digital resources to support social and emotional...


22 september 2020

15:30
Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) President and CEO, Sister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, announced the three awardees of the CCUSA Social Innovation Challenge during a virtual event with staff from across the Catholic Charities ministry. The awardees receive...

12:28
As part of Cogeco Communications Inc.'s four-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in the operation and expansion of its advanced Canadian broadband network, its subsidiary, Cogeco Connexion, is pleased to announce a $3.2 million commitment...


21 september 2020

06:41
Transamerica announces the launches of the Transamerica Sustainable Bond fund and the Transamerica High Yield ESG fund, two responsible investing bond mutual funds. The funds aim to meet investors' growing demand for responsible investments that...


18 september 2020

13:45
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada and a unique partnership with the United Church of Canada, up to 5,000 new affordable housing units will be built across the...


16 september 2020

10:16
Ten John Carroll graduates are lending their stories to a new ad campaign promoting the University's commitment to prepare future leaders to make a difference in their careers and communities. The alumni range from Bill O'Rourke, class of 1970, to...

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Mary Hampton, a Scottsdale-based entrepreneur, is excited to announce the launch of her new non-profit 501 (c)(3), Rare Ambition with a mission to make sure families in need have food on the table this Thanksgiving. "What began as an idea for a...


15 september 2020

12:00
The Socially Inspired Investors' latest digest and podcast has launched with a theme of investing with a focus on social advocacy and gender diversity. As a pioneer in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, The Socially Inspired...

10:00
Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, is once again partnering with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger...


14 september 2020

17:08
Inno-centre and Mr. André Lamontagne, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, are proud to announce the large-scale deployment of a support service for SMEs in the agri-food processing sector to drive their performance and growth. In practical...

17:07
The Elie Hirschfeld Foundation announces the dedication of $100,000 to the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. The donation will support the medical research of scientists working in relation to cellular dynamics, adaptive immune response,...

06:00
Farlong Pharmaceutical, a vertically integrated, plant-based ingredient and supplement company, is donating 10% of September sales from Lifeflower® Breviscapine to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) to increase awareness of the cognitive...


10 september 2020

10:30
Today, RepairSmith announces Jump Start, a philanthropic initiative to support nonprofit organizations. Jump Start aims to remove the...


9 september 2020

13:09
We are advised by RepairSmith that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, RepairSmith Donates $250,000 in Free, 'No-Contact Car Repair' Service to Nonprofits Advancing Socioeconomic, Racial and Ethnic Equality, issued...

13:00
The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) is issuing the first of three grant rounds, totaling $3 million, as part of the organization's DxQI Seed Grant Program. The initial awards are up to $50,000 for 17 organizations testing...

11:19
In the news release, RepairSmith Donates $250,000 in Free, 'No-Contact Car Repair' Service to Nonprofits Advancing Socioeconomic, Racial and Ethnic Equality, issued 09-Sep-2020 by Daimler/RepairSmith over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company...

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QVC, a long-time leader in size-inclusive fashion, today announced its first-ever size inclusivity and body positivity summit, "QVC Presents: Inclusively You, Powered by Create & Cultivate." The virtual event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 29,...

10:30
Today, RepairSmith announces Jump Start, a philanthropic initiative to support nonprofit organizations. Jump Start aims to remove...

09:00
Responding to the urgent need to take action, Bâtirente is today unveiling an ambitious climate commitment. For more than 15 years, Bâtirente has worked with intensity and conviction to promote responsible finance, establishing itself as a well-known...

09:00
PepsiCo  announced a new five-year, $20 million partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, supporting the global food and beverage leader's efforts to...


8 september 2020

16:18
Pacific Community Ventures, a 22-year-old impact investor, is bringing together companies and organizations invested in the success of small businesses across the United States to form The Small Business Support Circle.  Labor Day marks six months...


5 september 2020

15:00
Ashley HomeStore announced the winners of the 2020 Inaugural Scholarship in memory of Jacob Jette. Annette Whitehurst, the daughter of an Ashley HomeStore employee, and Jak McCurdy, a retail sales associate with Ashley HomeStore, each received a...

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Brandner Gives Back has coordinated with Children's Hospital of New Orleans, Central City BBQ, the Irish Armada, Cumulus Radio, and many other local businesses to gather donations to distribute to the evacuees currently living in hotels throughout...


4 september 2020

08:30
Alexandria Venture Investments, the strategic venture capital platform of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. , an urban office REIT and the first, longest-tenured and pioneering owner, operator and developer uniquely focused on collaborative life...


1 september 2020

08:00
Today, No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America, announces it's 'Dine, Shop & Share' fundraising initiative to help ensure kids have access to meals this school year and every day. As many classrooms remain closed due to...


31 august 2020

08:03
Alliant Strategic Investments, a Los Angeles based multifamily real estate investment firm, is announcing the closing of an investment in Farmdale Apartments, a North Hollywood property located in an Opportunity Zone, that will become 26 units of...

08:00
Pursuant, a full-service fundraising agency with a proprietary fundraising analytics platform for nonprofit organizations, recently released its annual "Giving Outlook" report complete with findings from major industry studies as well as...


28 august 2020

10:00
Costco Wholesale Corporation is committing $25 million to an innovative new impact investment fund that will fuel Black-led financial institutions and community development efforts. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) rolled out the...

03:00
With safety in mind, Ideal Credit Union turned its annual Member/Community Appreciation event into a two-week virtual celebration that increased participation and enabled attendees to follow along online and on social media. Ideal saw an 89% increase...


27 august 2020

14:45
NXTsoft (http://www.nxtsoft.com) a provider of cybersecurity, data and API software solutions, announced that its NXTsoft CARES Foundation has made its first charitable distribution. The NXTsoft Cares program was established with the purpose of...


26 august 2020

15:38
Today Direct Energy launched Bounce Energy (Bounce), a new residential energy advisory and concierge service that helps customers save money by finding and switching them to a better priced electricity and natural gas plan. Now available for...


25 august 2020

10:00
North Highland, a leading change and transformation consultancy, is strengthening the firm's ongoing efforts to bring inclusion and diversity (I&D) to the forefront of the firm's strategic focus. To support this intent, Dianne Bernez has been...

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During the COVID Crisis, The American Foundation of Savoy Orders (Savoy Foundation), in keeping with its "Chivalry for Children's Causestm" mission, granted $130,000, raised through its 2019 "Ballo di Savoia" Gala in New York for The New York...


24 august 2020

09:00
PepsiCo announced today the winner of its second annual North America Greenhouse program: Spudsy* ? a Costa Mesa, Calif., female-owned company that makes sweet potato puff snacks that are certified non-GMO, vegan, gluten free, and sources...

08:30
Fred Alger Management, LLC ("Alger"), its affiliated entities, and its employee-supported charitable initiative, the Alger Candlelight Giving Program, today announced a contribution of $150,000 to charities that focus on social justice or are...


20 august 2020

08:00
The appetite for impact investing continues to grow, despite the pandemic. With more investors looking to achieve social and environmental impact alongside financial returns, the industry is moving from "why" investing for impact is important to...

05:05
In response to the shocking events that took place at the Ronald McDonald House location in Chicago during wide-spread looting last week, Hotel Chicago West Loop is donating 10% of each hotel room rate booked to Ronald McDonald House Charities® of...


19 august 2020

10:30
Top hospital executives today announced the creation of StoneBridge Healthcare, LLC (StoneBridge), an innovative company formed to buy, save and turn around deeply distressed hospitals in the cities and suburbs of America. StoneBridge is capitalized...

09:05
CareerStep, the Allied Health training division of Carrus, today announced the inaugural launch of a scholarship program specifically for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) who want to begin or grow their careers in the healthcare...


17 august 2020

14:35
The Front Line Foundation announced today plans for its annual golf tournament and a ceremony remembering the first responders that made the ultimate sacrifice this year. This year's tournament will be held on Friday, September 11 at Royal Golf Club...


13 august 2020

14:00
CustomerServ is pleased to announce the second annual CustomerServ Scholarship of $7,500 has been awarded to Mya Hynson. Mya is an aspiring, first generation college student who demonstrated a passion for education, leadership, and community. Upon...

13:15
Applications are now being accepted for the SIA RISE Scholarship, a program presented by the Security Industry Association (SIA) RISE community offering $15,000 in scholarship funds for young security professionals. The RISE scholarship program will...


11 august 2020

09:00
Wolverine, the 137 year old boot brand, and Metallica's nonprofit All Within My Hands (AWMH) are setting out on a different type of U.S. tour to help build the future American workforce. United by the same core mission, Wolverine and AWMH are...