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Bring Your Film to the Inflatable Big Screen! New Belgium Brewing is Seeking Film Submissions for “Clips of Faith” Tour

New Belgium Brewing, maker of Fat Tire Amber Ale, is calling all filmmakers, beer-lovers and videographers! New Belgium’s Clips of Faith is in its third year and searching for short films of the tasty variety.


Clips of Faith is an 18-city tour where people can savor beers from New Belgium’s esoteric…


Added by Crystal T on February 21, 2012 at 5:40pm — 2 Comments

10 Ways to Liberate the Sustainability Report

According to this Sustainable Business Forum post by Elaine Cohen, GE came out as the overall best company on the SMI-Wizness Social Media Sustainability Index with a score of 93 points, retaining its first place from last year because of consistent leverage of social media channels to advance the…


Added by Jessi Copeland on February 20, 2012 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Ending Wall Street's Big Sleep on Sustainability

Ceres President Mindy Lubber explains for Forbes that although investors are ramping up their attention to sustainability, they still lag behind many corporations. GE's Ecomagination program is cited as a prime example.…


Added by Jessi Copeland on February 20, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Leave the Corn, Take the Algae: Time to Say Buona Notte to Food-Based Biofuels


Added by Jessi Copeland on February 19, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments - Danske Bank Group (CPH:DANSKE) publishes 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report

The 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report from The Danske Bank Group describes the…

Added by Jessi Copeland on February 19, 2012 at 9:26pm — No Comments

AMD Named to Top 20 of Clean Capitalism Ranking

AMD (NYSE: AMD) was named by Corporate Knights to its inaugural list of the S&P 500 Clean Capitalism Ranking, placing among the top twenty companies to be recognized. Corporate Knights, which defines “clean capitalism” as “responsible, resource-productive and socially just”, employs a transparent, quantitative methodology to compile its ranking, evaluating…


Added by Cindy Esposito on February 19, 2012 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Deloitte Named LATINA Style Magazine's "Company of the Year"


Added by Cindy Esposito on February 19, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Best Practices in Sustainability Reporting


Added by Jessi Copeland on February 17, 2012 at 9:32pm — No Comments

VolunteerMatch Solutions: Where are All the Super Bowl Cause Campaigns?


Added by Cindy Esposito on February 17, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Be Green Partners With The Santa Barbara International Film Festival in Support of the Arts


Added by Jessi Copeland on February 17, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Solar Energy for 33 Million in Africa and Asia

Up to 33 million people living in poverty in Africa and Asia will gain access to low-cost solar energy by 2016 following a commitment made by solar power provider ToughStuff to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) today. The BCtA is a global initiative that encourages private sector efforts to fight poverty, supported by several international organizations including the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

With headquarters in Mauritius and…


Added by Petra Koenvenski on February 17, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Press Releases Are Benefiting Companies

Press releases used to share information about companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs will add value to shareholders. It has been proven many times and just recently CSRWire released another study by using their own database of press releases.

The recent independent study by two professors at the University of California at Davis and Berkeley Professors Paul Griffin and Yuan Sun wanted to determine whether voluntary disclosure can lead to an increase [or decrease]…


Added by Jane on February 15, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

EDF Climate Corps Delivers Economic Wins During Uncertain Times


Last summer, as our economy showed little sign of improvement, a group of dedicated MBA and MPA students were quietly sleuthing out real value for U.S. companies, cities and universities.  Through Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps program, 96 fellows found ways for these organizations to save $650 million while avoiding hundreds of thousands of…


Added by Scott Wood on February 15, 2012 at 11:12am — 1 Comment

This Valentine's Day, Think Like Microsoft

This Valentine’s Day, take Microsoft’s lead: Cater to Individuality, Tap Into Passion, and Be Extravagant. Follow the philosophy of a company that intends to change the world – and you just might change your world too.

As long as people keep falling in love, Valentine’s Day will be a source of…


Added by Chris Jarvis on February 14, 2012 at 10:08am — 2 Comments

On Love & Justice: A Valentine's Day Reflection

We don’t talk about our hearts nearly enough in international aid and philanthropy. But this Valentine’s Day seems like a good time to do so. Our hearts draw us to this work, and if we keep them open enough, they are what tie us to this work when the frustrations and obstacles seem insurmountable.

A community leader and member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska,…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 14, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Business and Sustainable Consumption: Is There a Contradiction?

"getting consumers to change their habits is difficult, particularly if it costs more"  from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy: "Business and Sustainable Consumption: Is There a Contradiction? "

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on February 14, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments

SAI Corporate Member Spotlight: Gucci

Together with its long lasting values of high quality and craftsmanship, Gucci - a SAI Corporate membersince 2007- applies the principles of social, environmental and economic sustainability to every area of its business. This article specifically reports on several 2011 actions.…


Added by Jessi Copeland on February 13, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Chrysler Group LLC Announces 1,800 More Jobs for Belvidere (Ill.) Assembly Plant; Confirms Addition of a Third Crew

  • Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO confirms plant will add third crew as part of innovative work pattern

  • Nearly 500 jobs added specifically for production of the all-new Dodge Dart

  • All new hires will be onboard by the third quarter 2012

  • Body shop investment increases to $700 million

  • Plant to build the first Chrysler Group vehicle featuring Fiat-derived…


Added by Cindy Esposito on February 13, 2012 at 9:42pm — No Comments

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