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Leonhardt Team Launches InStim Bioelectric Customized Inflammation Control

InStim is designed to read real time inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines in body organs and then adjust real time up or down cytokine levels to get inflammation in balance and ...
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Revolutionary Device Transforming Polluted Air Into Fresh Oxygen

An innovative, newly developed portable device replicates a tree’s process and transforms polluted air into fresh, mineral enriched, air. The device, developed by the Tbilisi-based startup Treepex, uses CRISPR technology ...
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Global Citizen Festival Premiers Short Documentary on Artolution’s Public Arts Projects with Syrian Children in Refugee Camps in Jordan

Press Release - Global Citizen, the news and humanitarian agency, partnered with Artolution, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Unicef and UNHCR to produce and premier a new short documentary about ...
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Kenya’s Samburu Warriors To Participate In 10K Central Park Run Benefitting Save The Elephants

Press Release - OCTOBER 20, 2017 - NEW YORK, NY: The 2017 Saving the Elephants Run will take place this coming November 18th from 9:00AM to 12:00PM in New York's ...
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Target Just Announced a New Climate Policy and Goals—Take a Closer Look

Press Release - October 17, 2017: As organizations around the world team up to combat the effects of climate change, companies like Target have a big role to play. Since ...
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Announcing Techstars Impact Accelerator

Press Release - Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, is excited to announce the launch of the Techstars Impact Accelerator, its first program backing for-profit, mission-driven founders building ...
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Conference to Explore the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Brand Value

Press Release - New York, NY—October 18, 2017 — The International Trademark Association (INTA) will explore the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability, and integrity on brands and business ...
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Dream Foundation Expands National Board of Directors

Paul Kusserow, President and CEO of Amedisys, joins Board of national dream-granting organization Press Release - Santa Barbara, Calif. –– Dream Foundation, the only national dream-granting organization for terminally-ill adults, ...
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Change Finance Launches CHGX, Impact Investing ETF

First truly fossil fuel-free ETF utilizes diversified impact screens Press Release - New York, NY, October 10th, 2017 — Change Finance, a majority women-run asset manager, today announced the launch ...
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Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: Scaling Up Response to a Humanitarian Crisis

Press Release - October 19, 2017 - In response to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has massively increased its operations in ...
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Leonhardt Startup CancerCell Expands IP Estate for Bioelectric Treatment of Cancer Tumors

First bioelectric cancer tumor therapy designed for early detection, personalized real time reading, customized communication jamming, stopping cell division, starving blood supply, changing surface protein expression to trigger immunotherapy, customized ...
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African Multinationals Join Forces Within The AfroChampions Club To Foster Africa’s Growth And Development

Dangote Group CEO Aliko Dangote, President Thabo Mbeki and President Olusegun Obasanjo organised a successful inaugural meeting in Lagos, which brought together CEOs from 13 African countries Press Release - ...
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SolarNow Receives $6 Million Syndicated Off-Grid Solar Financing Facility

Leading off-grid solar company SolarNow and investors SunFunder, Oikocredit and responsAbility Investments announce a new syndicated receivables financing facility amounting to $6 million. Structured as a bankruptcy-remote special purpose vehicle, ...
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Bonnaroo Works Fund Supports Regional And National Organizations With $225,000 In Grant Funding

Charitable Component of Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Names More than 30 Recipients of 2017 Grants; 26 in Tennessee Press Release - NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the ...
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Mission Edge Offers Local Social Innovators a Chance to Win $10,000+

Local Organizations Pitch to Launch or Scale Up Social Enterprises Press Release - October 18, 2017 – SAN DIEGO, CA – Mission Edge has announced the San Diego Accelerator and ...
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BYU Students Invite the rest of Utah Colleges to Team Up on Climate

Using a 40’ purple cardboard puzzle of Utah Press Release - PROVO, Utah – At 10 AM Thursday morning members of the Climate Change Club and BYU Earth Stewardship will ...
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Taube Philanthropies Provides Boost at Israel’s Leading University for Humanities Education

Press Release - New York, NY, October 17, 2017 — The University of Haifa, which serves more than 18,000 students from Israel and around the world, is proud to announce ...
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Moonshot Grant Will Help Researchers See Two of Cancer’s Key Food Sources at Once

Penn receives $1.4 million for efforts to image glucose, glutamine simultaneously Press Release - PHILADELPHIA – Imagine trying to take a picture of a runner, but only being able to ...
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Second Heart Assist, Inc. Launches Series of Preclinical Development Studies at Tufts Medical Center

Early development testing of innovative circulatory assist device results show promise Press Release - Boston, Mass. and Salt Lake City, Utah - October 19th, 2017 (PRBUZZ)-- Second Heart Assist, Inc ...
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Centre Foundation Celebrates Record Breaking Year of Philanthropy

Community Foundation to host annual dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at The Nittany Lion Inn Press Release - STATE COLLEGE, PA – Centre Foundation will host its annual end-of-the-year dinner ...
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Twenty Jurisdictions Receive $34 Million in Federal Funding to Support Comprehensive Rape Kit Reform

Press Release - NEW YORK – The Joyful Heart Foundation, one of the leading advocacy organizations working toward nationwide rape kit reform, today applauded awards by the federal government of ...
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Projects Abroad Volunteers Present Typhoon Survivor With New Home

Philippine woman receives key to new house four years after Typhoon Haiyan Press Release - NEW YORK – October 11, 2017 – Nearly four years after surviving Typhoon Haiyan that ...
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ImpactUs Marketplace Welcomes Two New Issuers to its Online Impact Investing Platform

Press Release - Washington, D.C.— Ahead of SOCAP17, impact investing’s leading industry conference, financial technology provider ImpactUs has announced two new issuers to its impact investing platform, ImpactUs Marketplace—a community-driven ...
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UK Government To Double Donations To Camfed, Unleashing GirlGuardian Powers To End Child Marriage And Keep Girls In School

This International Day of the Girl, leading girls’ education charity Camfed launches a UK Aid Match appeal with real-life superheroes, giving UK residents the opportunity to change the world. The ...
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New Report Reveals £300bn Opportunity For The ‘Impact Economy’

Press Release - The UK National Advisory Board for Impact Investing (UK NAB) has highlighted the opportunity to unlock an additional £300 billion in investments that directly address social and ...
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DKT Nigeria’s Omolara Aluko Wins 2017 Bill & Melinda Gates Institute “120 Under 40” Award

Press Release - Washington, D.C: DKT International is proud to announce that Omolara “Lara” Aluko of DKT’s Nigeria program is a recipient of the 2017 “120 Under 40” award, created ...
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YWCA USA Statement on Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Press Release - Statement by YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo “We at YWCA USA are shocked and horrified by the mass shooting of concert goers in Las Vegas. Fifty-eight ...
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IIX Catalyzes Impact Investing in the Pacific with Pacific Trade Invest Australia

Press Release - SINGAPORE, 2 October, 2017 – IIX announces the signing of a letter of engagement with Pacific Trade Invest Australia (PTI Australia), the lead trade and investment promotion ...
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Catch Every Kid and Costco Partner to Promote Family Flu Immunizations

The Catch Every Kid campaign from the Group Health Foundation returns for a second year with a focus on flu prevention and health for all children in Washington state. Press ...
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OXXO Partners with The Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness

OXXO supports #breastcancer awareness during the month of October together with the World’s Largest Breast Cancer Organization Press Release - Hollywood, FL, October 3, 2017 — OXXO Care Cleaners®, the ...
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Jet Linx “Dares You To Tutu” For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Raising Awareness and Funds in Partnership with The Tutu Project Press Release - OMAHA, Neb. – Oct. 2, 2017 – For the third consecutive year, Jet Linx has partnered with ...
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Michael Kors Announces Highlights Of 2017 Watch Hunger Stop Campaign To Fight Global Hunger

Press Release - NEW YORK OCTOBER 1, 2017 — World Food Day is on October 16 and Michael Kors is dedicating the month to new products and activities designed to ...
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Weather Events Intensified By Climate Change & Health Costs Due Fossil Fuel Burning Stunt U.S. Growth

Climate Action Outweigh The Escalating Economic Losses And Costs Press Release - Economic losses from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and 76 wildfires in nine Western states, intensified by human-induced ...
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GroundTruth and Taco Bell ‘Location for Good’ Campaign Drives 170K+ Store Visits, Boosting Sales and Support for the Live Más Scholarship

Scholarship program benefits from heightened media awareness and a portion of Doritos Locos Tacos sales NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GroundTruth (formerly xAd), the leading global technology platform driving offline visits and sales ...
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Telemundo’s “Todos Unidos” And Company-Wide Relief Efforts Raise Over $12.9 Million For Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas And Florida Natural Disasters

Press Release - MIAMI – September 29, 2017 – Telemundo announced it has raised more than $12.9 million for the Red Cross relief efforts for the victims of the recent ...
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Corporate Citizenship’s Megan DeYoung to Reveal Research at COMMIT!Forum on Fortune 50 Participation in United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Press Release - WASHINGTON -- In the two years since the formation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), organizations have been working to formulate strategies that will contribute ...
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AsylumConnect and One Degree Join Forces to Take First Online Resource Database for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Nationwide

Press Release - September 29, 2017 -- AsylumConnect (www.asylumconnect.org), a fiscally sponsored nonprofit helping LGBTQ asylum seekers identify and access verified human needs resources, and One Degree (www.1degree.org), a technology-driven ...
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$25 Million Gift will Name John W. Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane University

Gift is largest in school of medicine’s history Press Release - For seven decades, internal medicine physician John Winton Deming (M ’44) and his family have been making a profound ...
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Leonhardt’s Launchpads Expands into Playa Vista, LA Tech Capital

Leading innovation and startup accelerator focused on regenerative medtech and regenerative economy innovations is expanding into Playa Vista, California following Cedars Sinai, Yahoo, Imax, Google, YouTube, Facebook, USC Institute of ...
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The Birthday Party Project Launches Birthday in a Box

New Birthday Box Will Help Spread Magic and Joy Press Release - DALLAS – September 27, 2017 – The Birthday Party Project (TBPP) has announced the launch of “Birthday in ...
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