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China Treats Sustainability and Economic Growth as Complementary, Not Conflicting, Goals: Jones Lang LaSalle Report

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new report by Jones Lang LaSalle discusses the increasing role of sustainability criteria in China’s five-year planning process, starting with the plan issued in 2006 and continuing to the current plan issued in 2011.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 29, 2012 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Johns Hopkins Medicine to Offer PepsiCo Employees New Travel Surgery Benefit

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Johns Hopkins announced today that PepsiCo, the world’s second-largest food and beverage…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 29, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Vigilant Global Awarded Number One Best Employer in Quebec 2012

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La Presse announced its top 30 small- to medium-sized employers in Quebec today with Vigilant Global ranking as number one in 2012. The results are based primarily on an employee engagement survey, as well as an assessment of organizational practices. This is the third award in as many weeks recognizing Vigilant Global as a best employer.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 28, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Keynoters from General Electric, Publix announced for SPS 2012

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The Sustainable Packaging Symposium welcomes Dr. Bill Flanagan of GE Global Research and Michael Hewett of Publix as keynote presenters for the event.

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 28, 2012 at 10:52pm — No Comments

CSC Promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education

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CSC recently joined STEMconnector™, an organization dedicated to gathering what organizations are doing to support and promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, globally.  As part of their guest blog series, she speaks about CSC's commitment to STEM education.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 28, 2012 at 10:02pm — No Comments

From Cyberbullying To Online Reputations To Cell Phones, ‘What’s Your Story?’

The world's current obsession with kids and technology is understandably rooted in the fear of the unknown and is further fueled by the media's sensationalization of "kids gone wild" stories that are true but rarely happen.  It's hard to see some of the great things kids may be doing to make their online world a better one.

The only thing we hear is: the Internet is scary and kids shouldn't be there.

Bad things do happen online.  But sometimes, most of the time, good stuff…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 27, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Just Do It, Sustainably: Nike Gets Greener with Sustainable Venture Capital Initiative

Nike Inc., the world's largest sports and fitness company, has announced the creation of a new strategic initiative called Sustainable Business & Innovation (SB&I), to "better enable Nike to transition to sustainable business models."

The SB&I model is an evolution of the company's…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 27, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Guest Post: Why Social Change is Good for Business

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 27, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

ICTs, Climate Change and Development Case Study Repository

Nineteen new case studies on use of ICTs in relation to climate change in developing countries are available at: http://www.niccd.org/casestudies.htm

They cover:

- ICTs, Climate Change and Disaster Management

- New ICT Routes to Climate Change Adaptation

- ICTs and Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change

- ICTs and Climate Change Mitigation

- ICTs and Climate Change…

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Added by Richard Heeks on February 27, 2012 at 6:46pm — No Comments

Logframes….errrgh!

1. ergh: used when in a state of disgust, confusion, frustration, or convulsion. "ergh, I just threw up all over the keyboard." "ergh, that's wrong." (from Urban Dictionary)

It’s proposal purgatory time at the aid agency where I’m currently working. And one of the joys, the inescapable joys of this time, is completing the accompanying …

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 26, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

How to build strong relationships with grassroots organizations

Re-posting this series from the early days of how-matters.org

Adapted from: The Barefoot Collective. (2009). The Barefoot Guide to Working with Organizations and Social Change. Cape Town: Community Development Resource Association. www.barefootguide.org

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In order to build authentic relationships with grassroots organizations, these qualities,…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 23, 2012 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Cast Your Vote Today in Boston College’s 2012 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

2012 Boston College Corporate Citizenship Film Festival voting open

68 videos submitted by companies telling their corporate citizenship story

Voting open to the public February 14 to March 3

Panel to select winner from top 10 finalists

Winner announced during 2012 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, March 25-27, Phoenix

The spotlight is turning toward the Heights of Chestnut…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Michael Carren and Marc Gunther Featured Speakers at Eleventh Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement, Giving and Volunteerism, April 3-4, 2012 in NYC

Michael Carren, JPMorganChase and Marc Gunther, Fortune, will be featured speakers at the eleventh best practice summit on…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

LillyPad, Our Company Blog: Lilly Releases Corporate Responsibility Report

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Real leaderships is the only solution to any leadership crisis

In the past few weeks in Australia there has been a yet to be resolved battle for who should be Prime Minister of our country between the incumbent Julia Gillard and her predecessor Kevin Rudd. No-one including all forms of the media, who have been in a frenzy over the battle, has shown any real leadership in my view, yet real leadership is the only solution to any leadership crisis.

What writers Collins and Porras called the tyranny of either/or in their book Built to Last, has been…

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Added by Ian Berry on February 23, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Calling All Nonprofits: Does Your Video Tell a Powerful Story?

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Added by Cindy Esposito on February 23, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Lilly Releases Its Most Comprehensive Corporate Responsibility Report

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has released its most comprehensive corporate responsibility report using the Global…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Chrysler Group Executive Begins Term as Chair of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council

 

  • Dan Knott, Senior Vice President, Purchasing & Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC, to focus on expanding opportunities and economic impact of minority suppliers in Michigan as Council Chair

  • Company reports unprecedented increase in minority sourcing in 2011, credits innovative new initiative for Company’s increase in minority supplier participation…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 8:53pm — No Comments

3BL Media and Smartbrief on Sustainability Join Forces to Promote, Inform, and Advocate for the Sustainability Community

3BL Media and SmartBrief on Sustainability have partnered in delivering top industry news and trends to the global…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Globe 2012 Attracts Influential Policy-Makers

Environmental policy-makers are attending GLOBE 2012 in Vancouver this March 14-16, 2012. In attendance at the 12th edition of this internationally renowned conference focused on the business of the environment will be Alberta Minister of the Environment Dianna McQueen and Quebec Minister of the Environment Pierre Arcand.U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, Gina…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 23, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments

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