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Insight #2: The company makes the commitment, so the company is responsible for it. Read all of Deloitte’s insights on doing pro bono work in its new report Community – It’s Our Business.

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 27, 2011 - What does it mean to treat pro bono work like paid client work?

Community – it’s our business,  delves into this question and other key insights that Deloitte learned on its journey to complete a $50 million pledge to …

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 30, 2011 at 9:50pm — No Comments

ReportAlert.info - Tullow Oil (LON:TLW) publishes 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report

Tullow’s 2010 Corporate Responsibility (CR) report sets out how the Group is working towards creating shared prosperity for all its…

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Added by David Martel on June 30, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Book titles announced for Booktime, Pearson's UK flagship community programme

 1.38 million books for free from Booktime: two free books for every child starting school in…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on June 30, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Receiving and giving - how much is enough?

When I hear or see that a child has died somewhere in the world from hunger or a preventable/curable disease (as 27000 will today) I feel an emptiness I cannot describe. I have always felt this way.



Sometimes when confronted with this appauling news I stare for a few minutes without a single thought crossing my mind. When I return to normal I am renewed once more to do my bit to make poverty history.



My wife and I support children in need through… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on June 29, 2011 at 10:54pm — No Comments

ReportAlert.info - France Telecom-Orange (FTE:EPA) publishes 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

France Telecom-Orange has just published its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, in which the Group describes how, as a…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 29, 2011 at 10:20pm — No Comments

2011 Proxy Season Report: Fracking, Water Scarcity, Other Issues Show Shareholders Resolute on Climate & Related Sustainability Resolutions

Investors achieved noteworthy victories during this year’s shareholder proxy season, with a record 109 shareholder resolutions filed…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on June 28, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Unfolding the Green Brands Landscape at SB’11

 

As a leader in sustainability, Cohn & Wolfe has been a partner of the sustainable brands conference for the past five years. Each year, Cohn & Wolfe uses the Sustainable Brands stage to reveal its Green Brands findings, the foremost survey on what consumers think about the importance of sustainability. At the Sustainable Brands 2011 Conference, Cohn & Wolfe’s Global Sustainability Practice Leader Annie Longsworth led a discussion on the latest…

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Added by David Martel on June 28, 2011 at 1:29pm — No Comments

You are invited to the 9th CBSR Summit on CSR

Canadian Business as a Global Citizen: Social and Environmental Performance on the World Stage

How is corporate Canada perceived around the world? How do our initiatives influence our bottom line and have an impact outside our borders?

Canadian companies operate abroad, our supply chains extend outside our borders, we contribute when disaster strikes overseas, and we have one of the most culturally diverse workforces in the world. How…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 28, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Ceres Announces Leading Sustainability Advocates, Legal Experts as New Board Members

Ceres today announced it has added four new members to its Board of Directors: …

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Added by David Martel on June 27, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments

MissionFish, Benevity Bring Cause Marketing Online

MissionFish, Benevity Bring Cause Marketing Online

Selfishgiving.com Post - June 21, 2011 by Joe Waters

Selfishgiving.com blog post on how MissionFish (which powers eBay Giving Works) and Benevity are powering online cause marketing.…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 26, 2011 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Lead measures matter much more than lag measures

I am always slightly amused when economic growth figures and the like are released usually followed by fanfare.



I amused because we won’t know March quarter figures until June! as an example. It's too late then!



These kind of numbers are measurements of the past, often called lag measures. They tell us where we have been, not where we are going. I for one am much more interested in where I am going than where I’ve been. The past is done, over, finished. We can’t change the… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on June 24, 2011 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Southwest Airlines Celebrates 40 Years with 40 Conservation Projects Nationwide

To celebrate its 40th Anniversary, Southwest Airlines is teaming up with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to take its commitment to volunteerism and the environment on the road, literally! At Southwest Airlines, we consider ourselves much more than just a business; we are a neighbor in every community we serve.  The tour kicked off June 17 in Dallas, Texas, and will conclude in Houston on September 28.  …

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Added by Cindy Esposito on June 24, 2011 at 5:04pm — No Comments

IBLF CEO leads World Economic Forum discussion on corruption

Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum recently facilitated the‘Corruption: Old Problem, New Norms’ discussion at the World Economic…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 24, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Business, CSR And Nonprofit Leaders: What They're Reading This Summer - Part II

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Added by David Martel on June 24, 2011 at 4:59pm — No Comments

One Person Can Make A DIfference

One Person Can Make A Difference

Added by Hans Lak on June 24, 2011 at 4:19am — No Comments

EDUCATE POOR CHILDREN IN INDIA

http://www.globalgiving.co.uk/pr/8100/proj8049a.html

 

Dear Friends,

 

Greetings and best wishes to you on behalf of the poor children from India

 

I am very glad to request you to get your kind favor and small donation help to poor children in India to provide them with Education opportunity.

 

Our organization BASS gets a great opportunity that Global…

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Added by Joseph Anthony on June 24, 2011 at 12:38am — No Comments

Business, CSR And Nonprofit Leaders: What They're Reading This Summer

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Added by David Martel on June 23, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Businesses See Climate Change Adaptation as an Opportunity

Climate adaptation offers competitive advantages to businesses worldwide, according to the new report, …

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Added by Jessi Copeland on June 23, 2011 at 9:25pm — No Comments

The Environment America Research & Policy Center Recognizes SC Johnson for its Commitment to Green Chemistry

The Environment America Research & Policy Center, dedicated to protecting America’s air, water and open spaces, has recognized SC Johnson in its 2011 Safer by Design report as one of the leading businesses protecting the environment. The company was given the award based on its utilization of…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on June 23, 2011 at 9:22pm — No Comments

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