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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (July 14 – July 20, 2011)

The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of July 14 – July 20, 2011.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio State University Receives $400,000 Grant from Alcoa Foundation to Research Light-weight, Metal-based, Vehicle Structures (July 20, 2011 04:18 PM) Source: Alcoa Foundation

WASHINGTON -- CR Magazine Recognizes Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting (July 20, 2011 02:31 PM) Source: CR Magazine

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreens Commits to Converting or Opening at Least 1,000 Food Oasis Stores Over the Next Five Years (July 20, 2011 02:30 PM) Source: Walgreens

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Nearly 900 Ideas From 83 Countries Vie for eBay Social Innovation Funding in Record-Breaking Global Competition Co-Hosted With Ashoka’s Changemakers (July 20, 2011 12:00 PM) Source: eBay

JASPER, Ind. -- Increasing Smiles, Reducing Waste; National Office Furniture Released Third Annual CSR Report (July 20, 2011 11:05 AM) Source: Kimball International

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands Recognized by BLACK ENTERPRISE’S “40 Best Companies for Diversity” List for Seventh Consecutive Year... (July 20, 2011 11:04 AM) Source: Yum! Brands, Inc.

NEW YORK -- TIAA-CREF Releases 2011 Socially Responsible Investing Annual Report (July 19, 2011 11:33 AM) Source: TIAA-CREF

NEWARK, N.J. -- Greater Newark Workforce Funders Collaborative Joins the National Fund for Workforce Solutions Network to Benefit Low-Skilled Workers in Northern New Jersey (July 19, 2011 08:50 AM) Source: Greater Newark Workforce Funders Collaborative

CINCINNATI -- P&G and Communities In Schools Team up with John Legend to Fight the Nation’s Dropout Crisis and Help Students Succeed in School (July 19, 2011 08:00 AM) Source: Procter & Gamble

ATLANTA -- Rrriiinnnggg: Sprite® Spark Parks is Back in Session to Refresh School Playgrounds and Athletic Fields Nationwide (July 18, 2011 01:40 PM) Source: The Coca-Cola Company

NEW YORK -- MicroEdge Releases New Version of Giving Community’s #1 Choice for Online Applications and Grantee Reporting (July 18, 2011 01:30 PM) Source: MicroEdge, LLC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Bank of America Charitable Foundation Announces $50 Million Three-Year Pledge to Education as a Path to Workforce Success (July 18, 2011 09:33 AM) Source: Bank of America

ATLANTA -- The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards $1 Million in Grants for China Study-Abroad Programs (July 15, 2011 01:30 PM) Source: The Coca-Cola Company

BOSTON -- State Street’s Annual Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Increased Employee Volunteerism and Reduced Carbon Footprint (July 15, 2011 09:00 AM) Source: State Street Corporation

NEW YORK -- Environmental Performance Enhanced at Alcoa’s San Ciprian, Spain, Alumina Refinery (July 14, 2011 02:48 PM) Source: Alcoa Inc.


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Matt Van Tassel, 212-752-9600

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