Month: February 2018

Investing in Energy Access

De-risking Energy Projects through Community Engagement and Financial Inclusion SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ – Providing first-time electricity to more than 1 billion people around the world is not a task for the fainthearted. In fact, it is quite risky. Despite the risks, the private sector is interested. According…

Laws have failed, say Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales
Laws have failed, say Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales

School students from Montgomery County, Md., in suburban Washington, rally in solidarity with those … – J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photos Demonstrators listen as the names of the victims of the Florida school shooting are read during a st… – Evan Vucci/AP Photos Students of Coral Glades High School, a high…

Honeymoons, Weddings, Babies and More on All New Episodes of TLC’s “Counting On”
Honeymoons, Weddings, Babies and More on All New Episodes of TLC’s “Counting On”

In the upcoming episodes, fans will get an inside look as Joy and Austin share some very special news and Joe and Kendra plan their fairytale wedding. [via press release from TLC] HONEYMOONS, WEDDINGS, BABIES AND MORE! ON ALL NEW EPISODES OF TLC’S “COUNTING ON” –New Episodes Premiere February 26…

US marshals seek suspected MS-13 gang member in Frederick Co.
US marshals seek suspected MS-13 gang member in Frederick Co.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking leads to find a suspected MS-13 gang member who has been indicted in a Frederick County homicide. The Frederick News-Post reports that a wanted bulletin provided by the marshal’s service is seeking Oscar Armando Sorto-Romero, the last of six suspects…

2 Dead After Car Hits Utility Pole In Silver Spring
2 Dead After Car Hits Utility Pole In Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING, MD — Two people died after a car hit a utility pole on University Boulevard West in Silver Spring this weekend, police said. Police said Silver Spring residents Leonel Osvaldo Gonzales, 24, and Hodimyr Gonzalez, 28, died on the scene at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Gonzales was driving…

Global Communities Announces Initiative to Promote Sourcing Communities’ Sustainability and Resilience

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ – Global Communities has launched the Responsible Sourcing Initiative (RSI), a unique approach to partnering with civil society, governments, suppliers, and corporations to promote inclusive economic growth and resilience within vulnerable communities around the world. Under the RSI, Global Communities will pursue partnerships that…