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Recyclebank’s Preston Read to Moderate Discussion on Innovations in Packaging and Recycling at GMA/FMI Sustainability Summit

Recyclebank, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions…


Added by Jessi Copeland on September 19, 2011 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Join BIC Canada, Interface, Levi's, CBSR, International Trade Center, and many more, to explore the new models driving sustainability progress

Join us along with sourcing professionals from  leading Canadian and international brands, manufacturers, retailers and other companies as we focus on Impact 2.0 - sustainability's power to maximize business value.

We will discuss the latest in innovations and leading practices in CSR, ethical sourcing and sustainable supply chain. Sessions will include best practices in shifting from a risk management to an industry collaboration model, and how to…


Added by Cindy Esposito on September 19, 2011 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Tips for Setting Up a Corporate Disclosure System


Added by Cindy Esposito on September 19, 2011 at 10:35pm — No Comments

Sustainable Business and Green Development

Fourteen years after graduating from college with a B.S. in Environmental and Forest Biology, Wildlife Management concentration, I have decided to return to school.  I am just about to begin a program to earn an MBA in Sustainable Business, with a focus on Green Development.  Environmental issues have been interests of me for pretty much my whole life, and I thought that this degree would be a good way of combining that interest with my experiences in the business/retail world.  Would be very… Continue

Added by Jeremy Taylor on September 18, 2011 at 12:24am — No Comments

Stuff: What is it good for?

I do not normally jump on the SWEDOW bandwagon. It seems the most salient arguments are made again and again, and frankly, it’s often too easy of a criticism.

But whenever the latest blogosphere or Twitter uproar occurs (see Nick Kristof’s latest appeal for old prom or bridesmaid dresses or this…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

IIRC Launches Landmark Integrated Reporting Discussion Paper

Business and investment leaders today call for a new approach to corporate reporting in a landmark Discussion Paper, called Towards Integrated Reporting – Communicating Value in the 21st Century,published by the International Integrated Reporting Committee (IIRC).…


Added by Cindy Esposito on September 16, 2011 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Registration is Open for Renewable Energy Markets 2011

Register now and take advantage of the early-bird rate at this year's exciting Renewable Energy Markets 2011 conference at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, CA from November 15–18, 2011.


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Added by Cindy Esposito on September 16, 2011 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Nalco Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Fourth Straight Year

Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has again been named among the top…


Added by Jessi Copeland on September 15, 2011 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Do you still doubt the business case for sustainability or are you leading the way?

I was very interested to read the 31st August 2011 News Release from

Business Council of Australia following a forum held in Sydney ‘The Sustainability Challenge: Business Creativity in Practice’.

Chief Executive Jennifer Westacott said “businesses are already leading the sustainability agenda because:

it believes in a leadership role

it makes good business sense

it is economic reality to want to reduce input costs

it’s a magnet for investors and high-quality… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on September 15, 2011 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Composting animal manure for organic farming

Compost animal manure for organic farming

As more people understand the importance of eating healthy, the notion of organic foods is growing in importance. Today like never before, the number of people turning away from consuming food stuff grown using artificially or chemically manufactured fertilizer or that sprayed with artificial pesticides is increasing. At the National Organic Agriculture Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU)’s shop in Kansanga- Kampala, organic products are…


Added by Fredrick Ndiwalana on September 15, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments


This project has photographic and documented VIP associations, WWF sponsorship, audio-visual coverage etc...already created, highlighted the world stage from Nagoya Japan to Davos Switzerland.... World Conference presence and a global message. This is a chance for your Corporate to support a high profile cause, secure a work of art for your board room and/or let it carry on its journey speeding the message about sustainability and bio-diversity and about the NGOs and communities it…


Added by Claire Swait on September 15, 2011 at 4:26am — No Comments

Here, they call me "Solar Demi"

Solar Demi brings light to very dark home. You would think this video was a commercial for Pepsi, but I don't think it directly was. Well, Pepsi may have been involved with it somehow, but I can't say Pepsi was DIRECTLY involved.  I was actually a little shocked at how unbelievably cool this video actually was.  Let me set the setting for you.  The man is called a "Solar Demi" for his skill of bringing light to the homes of those who have none.  Without ruining the video entirely, check out…


Added by Kenneth Westling on September 15, 2011 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

A Second Dip into the Reading Pile

If you’re like me, you have a pile of all the reports, articles, and publications that you’re aiming to get to. And from time to time, I take pleasure in dipping in to explore the new thinking or sound practices in international development and aid effectiveness.

So I’m sharing twelve papers from my virtual pile, featuring excerpts from the 7th page of text of each, first 3-4 sentences of the second paragraph. Hopefully the exercise will be a fun way to highlight these…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 14, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Certificate in Corporate Sustainability Announces Instructors

The professional Certificate in Corporate Sustainability, launched this year by the University of New Hampshire and New…


Added by Henry Frechette III on September 13, 2011 at 10:57pm — No Comments

A Decade in Review with Accompanying CSR Milestones Timeline Presented by GE


Added by Henry Frechette III on September 13, 2011 at 10:54pm — No Comments

A Decade in Review with Accompanying CSR Milestones Timeline Presented by GE

In its 2010 Citizenship Report, GE includes an essay reviewing the past decade in corporate social responsibility—as well as an interactive timeline of CSR milestones.


Added by Jessi Copeland on September 13, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments - Fuji Xerox Australia publishes Sustainability Report 2011

The 2011 Fuji Xerox Australia sustainability report is now available at …


Added by Jessi Copeland on September 13, 2011 at 10:51pm — No Comments

Measurement, Disasters and Optimism: What Allstate Has Learned

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Added by Jessi Copeland on September 13, 2011 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Making Promises: First Calgary Financial's Inspiring Strategic Plan


Added by Cindy Esposito on September 13, 2011 at 10:07pm — No Comments

CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Consulting - 10 Strategies to Get You Started

CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) consulting is one of the major areas consulting firms focus on these days. Here is a short summary of the Top 10 issues that CSR managers will have to confront in the next 10 years.Corporate social responsibility getting more and more complex.


On top of the list is the environment and climate change, which “will... require companies to look hard at the sourcing of raw materials, waste management, the management of toxic substances, health…


Added by Petra Koenvenski on September 13, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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