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HALO Trust to Clear Mines from Site of Christ’s Baptism on River Jordan

HALO Trust to Clear Mines from Site of Christ’s Baptism on River Jordan

THORNHILL, SCOTLAND, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) - The British mine clearance organisation the HALO Trust has been granted approval by both the Israeli and Palestinian authorities and eight Christian denominations to begin mine clearance at the site of the Baptism of Christ in the West Bank. The site, which is called Qaser al-Yahud, consists of a [...]

Cambium Learning Group Director Clifford Chiu Partners with PenPal Schools to Make Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action on Global Education

Cambium Learning Group Director Clifford Chiu Partners with PenPal Schools to Make Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action on Global Education

DALLAS, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Clifford K. Chiu, a member of the Board of Directors of Cambium Learning® Group (NASDAQ:ABCD), made a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action on “K–12 Learning through Global Connectivity” today in partnership with PenPal Schools. This effort will help young learners from around the world develop language arts [...]

BMO Financial Group 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report Now Available Online

BMO Financial Group 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report Now Available Online

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – BMO Financial Group’s Corporate Responsibility Report (CSR) – a companion piece to the bank’s Environmental, Social and Governance Report (ESG) and Public Accountability Statement (PAS) – is now available, in both English and French, on BMO’s website at www.bmo.com/corporateresponsibility. The information presented in the CSR complements the detailed [...]

Revo Partners with Bono to Fight Vision Impairment and Unnecessary Blindness

Revo Partners with Bono to Fight Vision Impairment and Unnecessary Blindness

NEW YORK, Jul. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Eyewear brand Revo and U2 lead singer Bono announced a partnership today to help prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than 5 million people by 2020. The initiative, dubbed “Buy Vision, Give Sight,” will drive $10 million to the fight to improve access to eye screening, prescription [...]

Ria Money Transfer Celebrates Inaugural International Day of Family Remittances

Ria Money Transfer Celebrates Inaugural International Day of Family Remittances

MILAN, Italy, Jun. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, June 16, marks the first International Day of Family Remittances. As a global facilitator of low-cost remittances, Ria Money Transfer (“Ria”), the third largest money transfer company in the world, would like to recognise this day and acknowledge and thank the families that faithfully patronise its services. [...]

“Singa to Minga” : Biker Couple on 23,000 Km of Motorcycle Adventure Trip with 1 Good Cause

“Singa to Minga” : Biker Couple on 23,000 Km of Motorcycle Adventure Trip with 1 Good Cause

HANNOVER, Germany, Feb. 06 (Korea Bizwire) – Leaving behind house and home, friends and work and instead travelling around the world for 6 months on a motorcycle and doing good: What sounds like a dream and for most remains one for life, Anja Meier, a biology graduate, and Hauke Glässing, an engineer in motorcycle development, are [...]

Hilton Worldwide’s 2014 Global Week of Service Takes Place in 86 Countries

Hilton Worldwide’s 2014 Global Week of Service Takes Place in 86 Countries

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) recently celebrated Global Week of Service, the company’s worldwide annual volunteer event. Now in its third year, the company’s largest expression of community service included more than 3,500 projects designed to address the social, economic and environmental needs in 86 countries. Global Week of Service provides [...]

Special Olympics Plans to Engage Video Game Industry to Drive Message of Inclusion and Acceptance

Special Olympics Plans to Engage Video Game Industry to Drive Message of Inclusion and Acceptance

WASHINGTON & EXCELSIOR, Minn, Oct. 27, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Special Olympics today announced plans for engaging the $100 billion global video game industry in an effort to expand Special Olympics’ global message of inclusion and acceptance for people who have intellectual disabilities. Force Multiply Gaming (forcemultiplygaming.com), a social impact movement and brand of WarpSpeed Innovations Inc. [...]

More Than 100 Cyclists to Ride 620 Miles Down California Coast in Mazda Foundation Million Dollar Challenge

More Than 100 Cyclists to Ride 620 Miles Down California Coast in Mazda Foundation Million Dollar Challenge

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF) ninth annual Mazda Foundation Million Dollar Challenge (MDC) will kick-off Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 leading more than 100 cyclists, including celebrities and professional athletes, and eight athletes with physical challenges on the seven-day, 620-mile ride down the scenic yet demanding California coastline. Each of [...]