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RUDD AS AUSTRALIA’S FOREIGN MINISTER: A RUDE CHOICE!

RUDD AS AUSTRALIA’S FOREIGN MINISTER: A RUDE CHOICE!



Erle Frayne D. Argonza



Good Day from the Pearl of the Orient!



I am having a great time as storms haven’t come our way yet for almost two (2) weeks now. Showers do come once a day, and I’m glad the streets are swept clean by the cascading tropical waters. I just wish that the waters here can cleanse the political dirt down south too, and by south I mean the Australian subcontinent.



The news of former… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 29, 2010 at 3:40am — No Comments

This week/Cette semaine: Loan-match program on / doublez vos micro-prets sur www.zafen.org !

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Pour message en francais voir ci-dessous



Subject: Loan-match program doubles microloans to Haiti this week at zafen.org!



Dear Friends of Haiti,



Great News! You can double your impact in Haiti during the week of Sept. 27th to Oct. 3rd by making a loan through Zafèn, a new online microfinance site targeting small- and medium-sized businesses in Haiti. This week is the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul, and to mark this… Continue

Added by katleen Felix on September 28, 2010 at 7:34pm — No Comments

FOR CITING MY WRITES AMONG TOP BLOGS, GRATITUDE!

FOR CITING MY WRITES AMONG TOP BLOGS, GRATITUDE!



Prof. Erle Frayne D. Argonza / Guru Ra



Felicitous greetings to you all!



I hereby extend my most heartfelt gratitude to enthused readers and fellow writers who appreciated my notes about social life, wisdom and arts.



Just about three (3) years ago, there was very little information about my person on cyberspace. Today, as I’ve spread my messages of Light and hope to all of the corners of the globe via… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 26, 2010 at 3:08am — No Comments

Please join us on October 10th to celebrate World Day of Interconnectedness

Members of Differencemakers Community and Leaders Cafe are honoured to present a 24 hour webathon as part of our contribution to celebrate the second World Day of Interconnectedness on 10th October.



Presenters, representing 8 countries are, Maria Carlton, Terry Power, Krishna Iyer, Richard Norris, Kwai Yu, Sara Knowles, Andrew Thorp, Luis Cochofel, Rob Brown, Sandy Foster, Lorna McDowell, Mike Parker, Richard Hames, Melissa… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on September 25, 2010 at 6:08pm — No Comments

CHINA’S 3-GORGES DAM: DAMNING ECO-FASCIST CATASTR0PHE DISCOURSE

CHINA’S 3-GORGES DAM: DAMNING ECO-FASCIST CATASTR0PHE DISCOURSE



Erle Frayne D. Argonza




Good morning to all ye global citizens! Goodwill and peace to you!



For this day I chose to peregrinate on the 3-Gorges Dam of China, a project that cost a whopping $23 Billion to build. The eco-fascist detractors of the project raised the specter of catastrophe that could result from a collapse of the dam infrastructure, so maybe its time to reflect about the giant… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 25, 2010 at 2:21am — No Comments

Hillary, Stoves Won't Save the World

"Hillary Clinton unveils initiative on clean cooking stoves," was among this week's highlights at the Millennium Development Goals Summit. Indeed, climate change, deforestation, global health, and women’s empowerment are extremely important issues to address.



Yet I am extremely wary of any products manufactured in the developed world that… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 22, 2010 at 11:14pm — No Comments

ENLIGHTENING ARGONZA WRITINGS SURGE WORLD TOP BLOGS!

ENLIGHTENING ARGONZA WRITINGS SURGE WORLD TOP BLOGS!



Good day to all endeared readers, friends, fellow global citizens!



A truly gladdening news has been breaking the cybersphere of late. Prof. Erle Frayne Argonza, a social analyst and self-development guru from Manila, has been continuing to gain mileage in his magnanimous efforts to enlighten humanity about the current social and cosmic issues.



To date, dozens of online newspapers and magazines across the globe… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 22, 2010 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Call for Social Enterprise Profiles: Sharing Success Stories



As a field of study, social enterprise is crossing the threshold from young to established; as a practice, it has been around even longer. Despite the passage of time, there is still no single accepted best practice or body of literature defining success in social enterprise. Documenting and sharing learning is a key mechanism that moves the industry forward and ultimately helps more low income producers and consumers.



Enter the Social… Continue

Added by Sunny Yi-Han Lin on September 22, 2010 at 4:15am — No Comments

Cone Names New Leader of its Pioneering Cause Branding Discipline

Cone, pioneer in the field of cause branding, has named Procter & Gamble veteran Craig Bida to play a dual role as head of its recognized Cause Brandingsm and Nonprofit Marketing disciplines. Craig Bida will join Cone this September as executive vice president. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, including an 11-year tenure at Procter & Gamble where he managed some of the world’s leading brands.



Bida will be responsible for… Continue

Added by David Martel on September 21, 2010 at 11:39pm — No Comments

ANOTHER STIMULUS PACKAGE BY OBAMA?

ANOTHER STIMULUS PACKAGE BY OBAMA?



Erle Frayne D. Argonza





Good evening from the paradise boondocks south of Manila!



The weather in this tropical area where I reside right today has been so fine for almost two (2) weeks now, and this is unusual for the month of September when four (4) storms pass over the country on the average. At any rate, this makes me a bit happy, enough to ruminate again about the global economy specifically the White House policy… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 21, 2010 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Hispanic Business Magazine Names UPS Top Firm For Diversity

UPS again has been named to Hispanic Business magazine’s Diversity Elite 60, a list of the nation’s top companies that promote and model diversity in the workplace.

According to the September issue of the magazine, more than 32 variables were used to measure companies’ commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity. To compile the list, the magazine surveyed and evaluated the top Fortune 1000 companies, American subsidiaries of Global 500 companies… Continue

Added by David Martel on September 21, 2010 at 5:37pm — No Comments

ReportAlert.info - Thales (EPA:HO) publishes 2009 Corporate Responsibility Repor

Thales announces the publication of its 2009 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report which can be viewed and downloaded at the following address:

http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Thales/2010/?ID=33098

This new Report testifies to the Group commitment to constantly improve its risk prevention policy and thereby guarantee future performances. Also, It illustrates Thales's leadership in a number of… Continue

Added by David Martel on September 21, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

UK Retail Organisations Slow to Recognise Business Benefits Associated With CRC Compliance

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA), a provider of sustainability, carbon and energy management solutions, today announced the results of an independent carbon management study commissioned by the company entitled “CRC Inspires Carbon Management Leadership”. It reveals that UK retail organisations are slow to recognise that adherence to the UK Government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme (EES) can drive incremental sales by improving brand image. Only 40% of retail companies… Continue

Added by David Martel on September 21, 2010 at 5:20pm — No Comments

The 8th Annual CBSR Summit is fast approaching - Sign up by this Friday, September 10 to take advantage of the early-bird rate!

The 8th Annual CBSR Summit is fast approaching - sign up by this Friday, September 10 to take advantage of the early-bird rate!

-- Space is limited --

Look forward to seeing you at the Summit to network and work hands-on with peers using new collaborative tools. Come away ready to enhance your collaborative approach to sustainability inside and outside your organization.

These recently confirmed speakers round out an exciting group of Canadian and international leaders:

•… Continue

Added by David Martel on September 21, 2010 at 8:20am — No Comments

FUEL SAVING SHOWS ASIANS AHEAD OF EUROPEANS

FUEL SAVING SHOWS ASIANS AHEAD OF EUROPEANS



Erle Frayne D. Argonza



Good Day from the suburbs south of Manila!



Another gladdening news for us global citizens just came out recently from the heraldry mills: that of Asians leading the way to fuel-saving behavior. For those advocates of mitigating ‘greenhouse effect’ gas emissions through direct motorist interventions, the news surely comes as a refreshing one.



In a report summarized in the Philippine… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 20, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

CSR and Sustainability News Digest - Week 9/17

Company Sector Date News
Lockheed Martin Corp. Industrials 2010-09-15…
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Added by Jonny H on September 17, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

ReportAlert.info - Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT) publishes 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report

Global medical technology company Medtronic has published its 2010 Corporate Citizenship report, Innovating for a Better World, at: http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Medtronic/2010/?ID=32954.

The report provides a comprehensive review of the company’s commitment to global economic, social, and environmental stewardship. The company is advancing its citizenship in four key areas: Global Leadership in… Continue

Added by David Martel on September 17, 2010 at 11:02am — No Comments

INFRASTRUCTURES FOR PEACE: COMMENDING MINDANAO’S LANAO PROJECTS

Erle Frayne D. Argonza





Peace be with you! To all devout sons and daughters of Allah, love and peace!



Permit me, through this note, to commend an ongoing project in Mindanao (Philippines) that showcases the theme of ‘infrastructure for peace’. This is the GEM Project, short for Growth with Equity in Mindanao. Funded by the United States A.I.D., the GEM will ensue till 2012 yet.



A report titled “GEM program continues in Mindanao” (Manila Bulletin, 25… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 17, 2010 at 2:04am — No Comments

A documentary film directed by Susanta Biswas titled "Tribal Women, Afforestation and Sustainability" was selected and screened in the 15th Kolkata Film Festival 2009. A certificate in this regard wa…



A documentary film directed by Susanta Biswas titled "Tribal Women, Afforestation and Sustainability" was selected and screened in the 15th Kolkata Film Festival 2009. A certificate in this regard was handed over on a function held at NANDAN by Shri Nilanjan Chattopadhyay, Director, Kolkata Film Festival on 21st August 2010 evening.



A documentary film directed by Susanta Biswas titled "Tribal Women, Afforestation and… Continue

Added by SUSANTA BISWAS on September 16, 2010 at 8:42am — No Comments

IKEA - Going Cheap On Community Investment

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.



IKEA's latest cause marketing campaign The Life Improvement Project strikes me as fairly uninformed and somewhat self-indulgent. What do you think?…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on September 15, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

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