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Cone Communications' Own Craig Bida Joins WOR Radio on The Business of Giving

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 13, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

PR Newswire Joins Forces with 3BL Media to Expand CSR & Sustainability News Distribution

PR Newswire, the global leader of innovative marketing and communications solutions,  and 3BL Media, the leading distributor of CSR and sustainability news and content, today announced a partnership, bringing the largest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news and content distribution network to PR Newswire customers.  

Founded in February of 2009, 3BL Media has developed the most effective distribution network and platform for…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 11, 2012 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Walmart: Green or Greed? Part I

Author, researcher and advocate, Stacy Mitchell talks about Walmart’s sustainability efforts.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 11, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

VolunteerMatch Solutions: The Fun Theory… of Employee Engagement

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 11, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Friday’s Poetic Pause: "The Development Set" by Ross Coggins

I remember first reading this poem as I was waiting for an appointment with my advisor in graduate school. It was taped to his door. The second time, it was read to a group of us at our fellowship orientation as we officially entered the corporate aid world.

I also remember both instances to be extremely disappointing.

As I discussed how-matters.org's "Poetry Pause" with someone recently, they reminded me of the…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

9-Year-Old's Science Fair Project Saves City Thousands of Gallons of Water

If only my science fair project was as genius as this kids was.  The only thing I did (granted I did win "most practical") was wash my dog and discover which shampoo was the best for him!  Fun little project, but with most of the reward going to the dog.  Well, please let me introduce you to Mr. Mason Perez, a 9-year old from Reno, Nevada.  His little project managed save his community tens of thousands of gallons of water.  According to…

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Added by Kenneth Westling on February 10, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Introduction to Green-e Re:print and Printing with Renewable Energy

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Added by Henry Frechette III on February 9, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Enroll in Global SA8000 Auditor Training Courses for Social Compliance & Supply Chain Management

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 9, 2012 at 9:25pm — No Comments

CR Reporting Awards 2012 Voting Extended for One Week Only

We’re extending the CRRA voting period for the whole of this week, so here is a last opportunity for you to use your votes!…

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

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - January 2012

Social Accountability International's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000® certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How Do You Drive Sustainability Progress Among Your Diverse and Often Complex Supply Chain?

What combination of education, training and technical solutions does it take to compel change through your organization as well as your suppliers'? In "Exploring New Models for Driving Sustainability Progress in the Supply Chain" you will hear from a diverse panel of sustainability practitioners, featuring Coca Cola, Intel, ITC, Intertek and Bic, on how they are using new models to create value for their organization as well as their supply chain. We will discuss how these models can be…

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Added by Henry Frechette III on February 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Transportation Transparency – A Ripe Area for Business Sustainability

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

AT&T Honors Suppliers for Contributions in Sustainability

AT&T has announced the 2011 Supplier Sustainability Awards, honoring SunEdison, Summit Energy, Battery Solutions Inc. and TESSCO for outstanding contributions that supported AT&T’s sustainability efforts during the past year. AT&T recognized suppliers in the areas of Alternative Energy, Energy Efficiency, Environment and Packaging.  This year’s honorees provided AT&T with superior, sustainable solutions that furthered the company’s progress…

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Added by Henry Frechette III on February 7, 2012 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Nominations Open for 2012 Green Toronto Awards

Nominations open today for the 2012 Green Toronto Awards, the City of Toronto’s Environmental Awards of…

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Added by Henry Frechette III on February 7, 2012 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Catalyst Honors Initiatives at Sodexo and Commonwealth Bank of Australia with the 2012 Catalyst Award

Catalyst announces that initiatives from Sodexo and Commonwealth Bank of Australia are the recipients of the 2012 Catalyst Award, the annual award honoring exceptional business initiatives that advance women in the workplace.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 7, 2012 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Governor Nikki Haley Gives State Of The State Address; Recognizes Be Green Packaging

On Wednesday January 18th, 2012, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley presented her annual State of the State speech, which covered major events of the past year and projected high hopes for the future.  South Carolina’s business friendly climate has attracted many major companies to the state such as Boeing, BMW, and most recently, Be Green Packaging.  Gov. Haley singled out representatives of these companies and thanked them for their contribution to bringing jobs to the state and helping…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 7, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in international development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?

Read on at: http://www.how-matters.org/2012/02/07/change-the-messenger/…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

A Comparison of 12 Workplace Giving Tools

There are new options for workplace giving tools almost every month. The United Way may have 

normalized the idea of ‘giving at the office’ but these new tools take the concept way beyond traditional giving campaigns.



With so many options available these days to manage workplace giving, we've created a list for our readers - and we've added our own perspective. The…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 7, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Become a Member of CSE Business Network!

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is currently inviting new members. If you are a freelancer or an independent consultant, join our Business Network to increase momentum of the sustainability movement across Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia. CSE is recognized as a leading strategic advisory and training organization that offers integrated Sustainability (CSR) and Carbon Management services globally.

 

As a member of CSE’s Business Network and under…

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Added by Nikos Avlonas on February 7, 2012 at 4:11am — No Comments

Eco-labeling: Is There an App for That?

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 6, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

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