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Better Business Bureau Releases Study on Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scams

WBIW » News » local Better Business Bureau Releases Study on Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scams Updated June 6, 2018 10:36 AM (UNDATED) – A new report by the Better Business Bureau says sweepstakes, lottery and prize schemes are using ever-changing methods to hurt victims financially and emotionally. The BBB says these frauds concentrate on seniors, targeting them by direct mail, cold calling, social media, and even text messages and smartphone pop-ups. The report says these scams bilked at least $117 million out of…

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YourCause Launches Transparent Giving Badge to Inform Users and Recognize Employers for Maximizing Their Social Impact – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

PLANO, Texas, Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ – YourCause, LLC introduces the Transparent Giving badge, an industry-first initiative recognizing companies committed to maximizing the impact of their employees’ charitable contributions. Participating companies use the YourCause platform to offer a transparent giving model through which their employee giving programs benefit from complete payment transparency. These companies cover all software platform and domestic payment processing fees on behalf of the employee, ensuring the maximum possible impact of each employee dollar donated.  YourCause estimates that…

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Taproot Foundation Appoints Lindsay Firestone Gruber as President and CEO – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 04 /CSRwire/ –  The Taproot Foundation Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Lindsay Firestone Gruber as the organization’s new President and CEO. Gruber has been on staff with Taproot for 14 years and has served as the organization’s Chief Program Officer since 2016. “Lindsay is one of the top experts and champions of pro bono service in the world,” says Taproot founder Aaron Hurst. “She’s spent her entire career focused on building this movement. I know that…

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Avaaz Targeting Chevron Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Disaster on Eve of Shareholder Meeting; 700,000 Sign Petition – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, May 29 /CSRwire/ – Avaaz, the world’s largest on-line activist political network, has targeted Chevron with a “Justice for Amazon Chernobyl” campaign designed to force company CEO Mike Wirth to pay the $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability that has caused a wave of cancer and continues to decimate Indigenous groups in Ecuador’s rainforest. Since Avaaz took up the issue a few days ago, more than 700,000 people around the world have signed a petition in support of the Indigenous groups…

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Chevron Constructing “Fortress of Deceit” to Hide $12b Pollution Liability on Eve of Shareholder Meeting – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Major Test for CEO Mike Wirth As Ecuador Case Heads to Canada Supreme Court for Second Time SAN RAMON, Calif. , May 29 /CSRwire/ – With pressure mounting from shareholders and the world’s leading on-line activist group over a $12b Ecuador pollution disaster, Chevron’s management team is trying to erect a “fortress of lies and deceit” in advance of the company’s annual meeting Wednesday to distract from a failed litigation strategy that poses major financial risk to company shareholders, according to an…

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Signet Jewelers Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2018–Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE: SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry recognizes the increasing importance of corporate social responsibility to the investment community and today provides integrated reporting. For the first time ever, Signet is releasing its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report that benchmarks the Company’s industry-leading global CSR programs at the same time as its Annual Report. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180502005795/en/ Signet Jewelers 2017 CSR…

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New 2018 CSR Customizable Planner Available for Complimentary Download – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

ANDOVER, Mass., May 01 /CSRwire/ – CyberGrants, corporate social responsibility and grantmaking software providers released a new, customizable CSR planner for download. Based in Google Drive, this planner is meant to help track and organize CSR initiatives for organizations of all sizes in 2018. The customizable planner includes daily, weekly, and monthly observations as well as resources and reminders for CSR planning. The planner also includes: Built-in Checklists: Each checklist is editable so organizers can include any company-specific…

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Atelier Swarovski Promotes Conscious Luxury with New Fine Jewelry Collection Made Using Fairtrade Gold – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

BASEL, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ – Atelier Swarovski reaffirms its commitment to conscious luxury with its latest fine jewelry collection, launched at Baselworld (March 22 – 27). Made with Swarovski Created Diamonds and Fairtrade Gold, the collection puts sustainability center-stage. The new Atelier Swarovski Fine Jewelry collection marks the first time the brand has worked with Fairtrade Gold. The 18-karat white gold has been sourced from the Minera Limata Limitada co-operative in Peru through the Fairtrade system, which aims to promote…

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Covestro LLC Donates $150,000 to Support STEM Education and Training in Baytown, Texas – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Gift establishes Covestro Manufacturing Lab at Stuart Career Tech High School, reinforces company’s support of the region and STEM education BAYTOWN, Texas, Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ – Yesterday, Covestro LLC and the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) unveiled the Covestro Manufacturing Lab at Stuart Career Tech High School in Baytown, Texas. This community is home to the largest Covestro manufacturing facility in North America. As part of its corporate giving program, i3 Give, Covestro donated $150,000 to establish the…

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Donziger to Speak at Harvard Law on Historic Environmental Litigation of Amazon Indigenous Groups Against Chevron – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ – New York human rights attorney Steven Donziger – long considered a leading public enemy of the oil and gas industry – is slated to speak to students at Harvard Law School Tuesday about the historic environmental judgment won by Ecuadorian indigenous peoples and farmer communities against Chevron and the company’s attempt to retaliate by deploying 60 law firms to target adversary counsel. The case, Aguinda v. Chevron, has traversed three continents and 24 years in what is considered by…

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Cause Coin Creates a New Global Currency and Sustainable Economy for Nonprofit Engagement – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

CLEVELAND, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ – Created to support a massive global marketplace for Nonprofits, this ecological token will empower the masses to do good and be rewarded for their participation.  It is intended as a social support and tangible engagement asset, as it is the first and only currency of its kind. Passion driven organizations, such as nonprofits, require the hands of people helping people to reach social goals beyond monetary contributions.   “Cause Coin  is not about donations, as…

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What’s Happening at Tel Aviv’s International Conference – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

TEL AVIV, Israel , Dec. 19 /CSRwire/ – Recycled shampoo bottles and two new CSR bond-indexes were launched at the second annual Maala International Conference, which was held on 29-30 November by Maala – Israel’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) organization, with the theme of innovation for good life. The next steps in sustainability via innovation were presented by global corporations such as Microsoft and P&G, as well as leading Israeli companies like Strauss, Teva, Bank Hapoalim and Shikun & Binui. Innovative…

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ING, Verizon, Mars and Siemens on Transforming Business – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

LONDON, Dec. 12 /CSRwire/ – Being able to prove how transformative strategies contribute to the long-term goals of the business is crucial. To meet the UN Global Goals and the 2 Degree target requires a wholesale change in practice, across both the business and industry.  Something companies can’t do on their own, business needs to develop long-term partnerships that deliver the change required. To help you deliver business transformation, Ethical Corporation has interviewed industries leaders from across the globe to…

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NBCUniversal Kicks off 9th Annual “Green Is Universal” Holiday Campaign in Partnership With Arbor Day Foundation – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NBCUniversal commits to share 25,000 trees in hurricane ravaged communities to support Arbor Day Foundation’s national campaign to restore landscapes destroyed by hurricanes in 2017 #ShareATree Social Media Campaign Engages Viewers to Select and Share Trees to Support the Campaign Through the Holiday Season LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ – The Arbor Day Foundation is partnering with NBCUniversal for the ninth annual “Green Is Universal” holiday campaign. NBCUniversal will support tree-planting efforts to promote recovery in disaster-stricken areas brought on…

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