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News by subject: Corporate Social Responsibility

24 october 2019

08:15
The Procter & Gamble Company is announcing that it reached its 2020 goal of purchasing 100% renewable electricity in the U.S. and Canada. The Company exceeded its original goal by extending the purchase of 100% renewable electricity to Western...

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Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases,...


23 october 2019

15:45
Domtar Corporation today announced that it joined forces with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in a conservation project to revitalize the Community Kitchen of Bennettsville. More than 80 employees from our Bennettsville, S.C. paper mill...

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Citi Inclusive Finance, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the Ford Foundation today introduced Scaling Enterprise, a $100 million loan guarantee facility, which will enable Citi to provide early-stage financing in local currency...


22 october 2019

18:05
Advancements in the "Circular Economy" are creating opportunities for business value while at the same time achieving sustainability goals. Materials from Celanese that are bio-based or contain recycled content are enabling manufacturers to consider...

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Domtar Corporation today announced a pledge to pursue new Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certification standards for the Canadian government lands that the company manages in the Wabigoon forest (in 2020) and Trout Lake forest (in 2021). FSC...

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The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced $9 million in grants to more than 60 nonprofits across the United States in support of large-scale neighborhood revitalization and housing affordability solutions. The Wells Fargo Foundation has donated 250...

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Walgreens announced today a new collaboration with Susan G. Komen and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to enable research in tough-to-treat cancers and increase access to care with a pledge to contribute more than $25 million to the organizations,...


21 october 2019

10:45
Aeris Insight, a leading rating and information service, announced today the launch of two new products with the potential to lead the impact investing industry toward greater accountability and transparency: Aeris Atlas and Aeris Impact Management...


18 october 2019

09:05
Fresh Del Monte Produce released today its 2019 Sustainability Report. Committed to empowering the communities in which it operates, and determined on creating a lasting, positive impact on the environment, the CSR report identifies a series of goals...


17 october 2019

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The United Health Foundation on Thursday announced a new partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine's National Center for Primary Care to examine how digital tools could be leveraged to support underserved and rural communities in four...

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Avidia Bank recently announced its partnership with Brad Marchand, Boston Pro Hockey player for "Assists for Kids" program to support local youth hockey programs. For every assist during the regular season, Avidia Bank will donate $25 up to $30,000...

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Pep Boys has announced it is now a national sponsor of Toys for Tots, the program run by U.S. Marines which brings the joy of the holiday season to less fortunate children. Starting Nov. 4, the well-recognized Toys for Tots donation bins will be in...

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Wells Fargo announced today a 10-year structured renewable energy agreement with Reliant, an NRG Energy company. The new agreement is the bank's largest contract to date in support of its corporate strategy to advance the development of new sources...


16 october 2019

10:25
Continuing its efforts to eradicate worldwide hunger on World Food Day, Archer Daniels Midland Company today announced a partnership with Concern Worldwide, an international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering in the...


15 october 2019

11:05
Amazon today announced that on Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT, teachers and students can go online to Twitch (www.twitch.tv/firstinspires) to watch and participate in a live stream of a first-of-its-kind, interactive and...


10 october 2019

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For women with low to no vision, vision impairment can hinder their ability to read the results of a pregnancy test on their own, which is an intimate and private moment. Did you know nearly four million American women have a vision impairment?1...

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Aramark , the award-winning food and facilities partner of more than 400 colleges and universities across the U.S., is taking the lead in addressing food insecurity in the higher education space through a multiyear commitment to support Swipe Out...

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Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases,...


9 october 2019

11:55
Today, Food Lion customers and associates donated more than $170,000 for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in response to Hurricane Dorian, which impacted the East Coast last month. All funds raised through the two-week campaign, which...

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This World Food Day, October 16, Kraft Heinz will hold a 24-hour global meal-packing relay race in partnership with Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief non-profit organization. Starting in Sydney and ending in Chicago, 15 Kraft Heinz...

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The Responsible Mica Initiative and the Responsible Minerals Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward ending the use of child labor and to improve working...


8 october 2019

10:05
Eleven innovative, community-based programs are helping improve the heart health of people in the areas they serve thanks in part to grants totaling $775,000 from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM...

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lululemon and the United Nations Foundation today announced their partnership around an innovative program to address the mental and physical health of UN development and humanitarian workers who serve on the front lines of urgent global challenges,...


7 october 2019

10:15
Unilever, owner of brands including Dove, Ben & Jerry's, and Lipton, has announced ambitious new commitments to reduce its plastic waste and help create a circular economy for plastics. Unilever has confirmed that by 2025 it will: Halve its use...


4 october 2019

09:45
Thanks to the tremendous participation of customers, Food Lion associates and community partners in the Food Lion Feeds #NoEmptyPlate social media campaign, Food Lion Feeds announced today that it is donating one million meals* to Feeding America®...


3 october 2019

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Schnuck Markets, Inc. today announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the company will end the sale of all tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, chewing tobacco and snuff. The company will sell through its existing inventory...

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Twenty-three teams from around the world have been competing in IEEE Power Electronics Empower a Billion Lives (EBL), a global competition that is crowd-sourcing the deployment of clean, sustainable and innovative solutions to one of the biggest...

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The Wells Fargo Foundation and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation today announced $2.9 million in grants to 11 nonprofit organizations and tribes across the U.S. to help communities address the mounting threats of flooding, droughts, rising...

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. today announced that for the fifth year in a row, the company has been named the industry leader in the Life Sciences Tools and Services category of the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). "Agilent's mission ? to...

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Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases,...


2 october 2019

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EVERFI, Inc., the leading social impact education technology innovator, today announced the company's first international acquisition with the addition of EdComs, a company specializing in education that drives social change and brings real-world...


1 october 2019

09:35
A strong talent pipeline is needed to address the power industry's skilled labor shortage. Power management company Eaton is addressing this growing skills gap through long-term investment in educational programs designed to prepare current and next...


30 september 2019

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The Environmental Media Association (EMA) presented the first solo female recipient of the prestigious Corporate Responsibility Award to Earth Friendly Products President and CEO Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks. The award was presented at a star-studded event,...

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The Western Union Foundation has announced Opportunity Beyond Borders, a three-year commitment to provide vulnerable youth with the skills and education needed to succeed in today's global digital economy. "As a global mobilizer of money, Western...


27 september 2019

13:05
Domtar Corporation announced today that employees from the company's Personal Care division, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, hosted a volunteer effort to package over 20,000 diapers to help support underserved families in the greater Durham area....


26 september 2019

16:10
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. today unveiled new sustainability goals through 2023 and beyond, which underscore the company's purpose and values to make the world a better place for all of its stakeholders. Doing the right thing, continually...

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Colgate-Palmolive has been named the top performing Household Products company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in recognition of its outstanding commitment to sustainable business practices. This achievement marks the company's third...

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NuScale Power today announced that it has signed on to the Equal by 30 campaign, committing to a set of principles and concrete steps to help eliminate gender inequity in the workforce. NuScale is the first US nuclear company to join Equal by 30 and...

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Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases,...

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The Walmart Foundation announced today nearly $4 million in grants to organizations working to fight hunger in Texas ?Brighter Bites and Baylor University's Texas Hunger Initiative. This support comes at a crucial time when, according to Feeding...

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Twenty-three teams from around the world are converging on Baltimore on September 28/29 to compete in the finals of IEEE Empower a Billion Lives (EBL), a global competition that is crowd-sourcing innovative solutions to one of the biggest challenges...


25 september 2019

11:40
Today, Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of "Hunger Map LIVE," a groundbreaking global hunger monitoring system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics to predict...

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Green Chef, the first-ever USDA-certified organic company in meal kits, announced today a new plastic offset program with Plastic Bank, one of the leading organizations working towards reducing ocean plastics and providing work opportunities for...

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Wells Fargo & Company today announced $300,000 in donations to four local nonprofits that will help revitalize Orlando neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. Three of the grants will focus on strengthening the Parramore...


24 september 2019

08:05
KFC celebrated the return of its annual giving initiative, "Acts of Colonel-ness," to honor what would have been founder Colonel Harland Sanders' 129th birthday on September 9. The company challenged employees in more than 135 countries and...

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NRG Energy, Inc. today announced the acceleration of its sector-leading science-based GHG emissions reduction goals to align with new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) guidance, which calls for limiting global warming to a 1.5?...

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Kontoor Brands, Inc. , a global lifestyle apparel company, with a portfolio led by two of the world's most iconic consumer brands, Wrangler® and Lee®, today released its first Forest Derived Materials (FDM) policy, which sets formal standards for the...


23 september 2019

08:05
Today, Mary Kay Inc., a leading advocate of women's empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced the Women's Entrepreneurship Accelerator, a multi-partner initiative designed to inspire, educate, and empower women entrepreneurs around the world. With...


20 september 2019

07:35
Celgene Corporation today announced an additional ten programs selected for funding under its Celgene Cancer Care Linkstm program, an initiative designed to support healthcare capacity building in resource-constrained countries around the world. The...