CSRMinute: L'Oreal Opens Bids for USA Fellowships for Women in Science 2011; Kraft Food Wins Asian CSR Award from Asian Institute of Management

Nov 12, 2010 12:00 PM ET

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Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Friday, November 12th:

L’Oreal has announced the opening of its application period for the L’Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science program. The program, now in its eighth year, annually recognizes and supports five women postdoctoral researchers in the U.S. who are pursuing careers in the life and physical/material sciences. L’Oreal USA awards each recipient up to $60,000 dollars toward postdoctoral research.

Kraft Food has received the Asian CSR Award for Best Poverty Alleviation program at the annual Asian CSR awards. Sponsored by the Asian Institute of Management, the award recognized the Future Resilience and Stronger Households project, FRESH, a three-year effort to support vulnerable communities in the Philippines by fighting hunger. Since it launched in 2009, the FRESH project has helped more than 7,000 children.

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