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New Research Shows that 88% of Employees Would Prefer to Work for an Organisation That Runs its Business Sustainably

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UBM, one of the largest exhibition organisers in the world recently carried out a corporate responsibility survey…
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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 8, 2012 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Social Innovation: African Chief Using Twitter to Improve Village Life

An African chief, Francis Kariuki, is using 21st century social innovation to help resolve problems and maintain order in his Kenyan village. He is on Twitter, the social media platform,…
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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 8, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Plan To Attend The Upcoming CBSR Webinar! CSR And Social Media: Uncovering Opportunities And Best Practices

Plan to attend the upcoming CBSR Webinar!

CSR and Social Media - uncovering opportunities and best practices



Thursday, March 29, 2012, 1:00-2:00 pm (EST)



Join CBSR and industry experts for a lively discussion on using social media to drive your CSR agenda forward. Session speakers will draw from their extensive experience in social media and share ideas and best-practices of companies who are moving beyond the basics. This session…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 8, 2012 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Plan To Attend The Upcoming CBSR Webinar! CSR And Social Media: Uncovering Opportunities And Best Practices

Plan to attend the upcoming CBSR Webinar!

CSR and Social Media - uncovering opportunities and best practices



Thursday, March 29, 2012, 1:00-2:00 pm (EST)



Join CBSR and industry experts for a lively discussion on using social media to drive your CSR agenda forward. Session speakers will draw from their extensive experience in social media and share ideas and best-practices of companies who are moving beyond the basics. This session…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 8, 2012 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Bad guys, good guys, and the people in between

I won’t share the video that many of my fellow bloggers reacted to today. Because of its slick production value, Invisible Children’s Kony2012 campaign will get plenty of attention without a link from me.

I did attempt to watch the whole video, but I have to confess that I stopped when Invisible Children’s founder asks his 3-year-old to explain who the “bad guys” are and what daddy does, i.e. he goes after them. The simplistic narrative of heroes and villains – this, among other…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on March 7, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Supply Chain Risks Continue to Disrupt Operations

CEB: Organisations must learn from the natural disasters in 2011 to better collaborate across functions and use software to support improved risk management of the supply network. In 2011 several major natural disasters caused tragic personal results but also seriously impacted businesses including the tsunami in Japan and floods in Thailand – with both affecting component manufacturers in the car and phone sectors.…

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Added by Jane on March 7, 2012 at 8:58pm — No Comments

Time, Talent, Treasure: Advice for Women in CSR

Guest post by Andrea Learned. Andrea Learned, marketing to women expert/author, sustainable business journalist and communications strategist: Years ago when I was doing some speaking related to the publishing of Don’t Think Pink, I got to know a group of women philanthropists. Being very new to that industry, I’d never before heard the “time, talent, treasure” phrase. But, it has stuck with me, especially as I get deeper into my coverage of women and sustainability or corporate social…

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Added by Jane on March 7, 2012 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Walden University Holds Speaker Series to Celebrate Women's History Month

In celebration of National Women's History Month, Walden University will hold an online speaker series to commemorate the achievements of women—past and present—who have transformed the world with their vision and courage. Every Wednesday evening in March, Walden faculty members will share remarkable stories and accomplishments of women leaders who have advanced their professions and inspired them personally to do the same.

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 6, 2012 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Banorte, a Pioneering Institution in Bringing Impact Investment to Mexico, participates as a sponsor in the 2012 Latin American Forum on Impact Investing

The forum organized by New Ventures Mexico, took place February 13-15 2012 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico bringing together social entrepreneurs, investors, development agencies, foundations, investment funds, academics and major Latin American NGOs. 

For Banorte, as an institution committed to corporate responsibility, it is important to promote initiatives which help to develop and grow  impact investing in Mexico, promoting investment and development that benefits society at…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 6, 2012 at 8:54pm — No Comments

GM Diversity Initiatives Recognized by USHLI

The U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute, one of the most powerful nationally and internationally recognized Latino organizations in the country, will present the “Corporate Visionary Award” to Alma Guajardo-Crossley, Director of Diversity Initiatives for General Motors, tonight during the Corporate and Community Leadership Awards…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 6, 2012 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Blogger Renee Ross Shares Why She Blogs

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One of the most rewarding things about blogging for me has been having the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others by supporting  causes that are near and dear to my heart. As a member of the American Cancer Society (ACS) Blogger Advisory Council for the past 2.5 years, I’ve been able to lend my voice to support the movement for More Birthdays – to celebrate…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 6, 2012 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Taking Cause Marketing to the Streets

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 6, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Trendwatch Webinar

Join CSRHub Co-founder Cynthia Figge and Sustainable Industries and Triple Pundit this Wednesday in an afternoon webinar. Celebrating the release of the new Sustainable Industries and TriplePundit …

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 5, 2012 at 10:25pm — No Comments

FAA Recognizes Bombardier Service Centres' Technicians for Excellence

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that each of its eight wholly owned service centres in the U.S. has been awarded a 2011 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence, the industry’s highest honour for aviation maintenance.

This award recognizes Bombardier’s commitment to offering customers access to the most highly skilled workforce through an extensive training program. The service centres in Hartford and Dallas have earned the Diamond Award of…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 5, 2012 at 10:24pm — No Comments

PepsiCo Agriculture Sustainability Director on Growing a Sustainable Business

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The 2011 ARA conference opened with a presentation from Ian Hope-Johnstone, director, agriculture sustainability, PepsiCo. He offered a view of sustainability from PepsiCo’s perspective.

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 5, 2012 at 10:24pm — No Comments

How to Work in Someone Else’s Country (A Book Review)

Do you have a colleague that just won’t shut up about the fight he’s having with his sibling over their family's vacation home? Or one who dressed way too provocatively when you were on that field visit last week? What about the person who constantly blames everything that doesn’t go their way on the incapacity or corruption of “the locals”?

We have all worked with these people. Perhaps we have even been these people at times. We didn’t know any better…until we did.…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on March 5, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

"Just Keep Your Knees Together" - Democracy's Disconnect

Guest Commentary by Rosalie Hudnut Wright, Occasional Contributor, The Murninghan Post

The Takeaway: To…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 4, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Huawei and Safaricom Award First Inter-University Android Applications Challenge Winners

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solution provider, was recently selected as a finalist for the Justmeans 2012 Social Innovation Awards in the category of "Most Strategic Use of Philanthropic Funds" for their program, "Telecom Seeds for the Future."…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 4, 2012 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Ten Trends Towards Truth And The Tipping Point For Corporate Disclosure

This blog was originally posted on Sustainable Industries and Triple Pundit.

In honor of the release of Trendwatch 2012, follow posts about sustainability and economic recovery on…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 4, 2012 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Tony Muljadi, Exclusive Justmeans Q&A, Part 2

Don't think a business can make a profit while solving a social problem? Tony Muljadi, co-chair of Harvard's 13th annual Social Enterprise Conference, wants to make you a believer



It's hot. (Just like Jane Chen's Thermopod, a lifesaving, low-cost sleeping bag designed for the developing world that keeps low-birth-weight babies warm even when hospitals lose power.)



It's trendy. (Just like Lauren…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on March 4, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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