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Applying a Framework to Business Sustainability Risk


Added by Jessi Copeland on October 30, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

China and The Race to Green

Anvil Knitwear CEO Anthony Corsano quoted in article regarding his company’s use of organic and environmentally friendly textiles.

Click here to read the original article on "China and The Race to Green."

About Anvil Knitwear

Anvil Knitwear, Inc., a century old apparel brand, is a leader in the…


Added by Cindy Esposito on October 30, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Innovation or problem solving? is a great question to ask often

The problem with solving a problem means that mostly that means a return to the status quo. Innovation on the other hand, changes what’s normal.

Next time you have a problem ask, Will solving this return the situation to what was previously normal? If your answer is yes ask, How can I turn this problem into an opportunity to do what’s never been done before as well as remove the cause of the problem in the first place?

Most problem solving fails to remove the… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on October 30, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments

SAP Innovating for a World of 7 Billion Executive Roundtable

SAP and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will unveil three interactive population dashboards using SAP analytics technology to help create greater transparency and awareness around core UN population data and trends. The dashboards will be used by the UN, local governments, economists, NGOs, etc. to make better informed decisions on how to best allocate funding and resources for the biggest impact in a world of seven billion people and…


Added by Henry Frechette III on October 29, 2011 at 10:27pm — No Comments

The Boghill Centre has just joined - who are we?

The Boghill Centre is a sustainable complex with a strong Environmental policy set in 50 acres of land on the edge of the Burren in Co Clare, Ireland. The Centre is a residential venue for workshops, courses, events, conferences etc.The land includes organic vegetable and fruit gardens, a nature trail, a stone circle, a wildlife pond, a reed labyrinth, a chicken coop and pig pen, an orchard, and several recently planted native woodland areas. Our mantra is reduce, reuse, recycle…


Added by Cari Ryan on October 29, 2011 at 6:10am — No Comments

“Could SFI Products Finally Achieve LEED Credits?”

I sometimes think the debate about LEED’s unfair treatment of certified wood is so wrapped up in politics it misses the most important point – wood from responsible sources is a great choice for green building.

So obviously I was delighted to see an article by John D. Wagner in the October issue of LBM Journal entitled LEED Acceptance of SFI Now Pending: Could SFI…


Added by Henry Frechette III on October 28, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments

How Does Engagement Rank with Employees?


Added by Cindy Esposito on October 28, 2011 at 8:10am — No Comments

Carol Cone Leads October Cause Marketing Masters Webinar

Carol Cone will lead CMF’s monthly …


Added by Jessi Copeland on October 27, 2011 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Herman Miller, Inc., Named 2011 'Corporation of the Year' by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council

The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) named Herman Miller as its "Corporation of the Year" in the…


Added by Jessi Copeland on October 27, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Eco Tourism

Am seeking advice about developing a 6 acre island with a 'Tented' style base for people interested in marine research or just as eco tourist.

All assistance will be appreciated... including best way to power, toilets, rain water capture and purify...and how best to build a long pontoon without dynamite!  The island lays on a fault line and is prone to…


Added by Philip Forbes on October 27, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

Corporate Social Responsibility May be the Solution in Failing Economy

The credit markets are tightening their belts (or bottlenecks) and chances are many business leaders are looking to trim the fat off the edges. Next year’s budgets will reflect the fiscal judiciousness of the obsessive profiteer. Nothing wrong with that, really. It’s why business is in business - to make money for the owners/shareholders. And that is exactly why CSR should…


Added by Chris Jarvis on October 26, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Annual Giving Campaign: 6 Tips for Success

Here are Microsoft's six recommendations to increase employee engagement in your company's next annual giving campaign.…


Added by Chris Jarvis on October 25, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Real Impact with Saeed Wame

I always walk away from a conversation with Saeed Wame, founder and director of Namwera AIDS Coordinating Committee (NACC) of Malawi, with a new understanding. Whether he be blowing my concept of “capacity” wide open, or offering a completely new definition of…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 25, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Sanofi US Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Website and 2010-2011 North American CSR Brochure are Now Available

The Sanofi US Corporate Social Responsibility Internet website has been revised and is…

Added by Henry Frechette III on October 24, 2011 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability Expands Through Partnership with Tecnológico de Monterrey

ASU and Tecnológico de Monterrey and have jointly launched the Latin America Office of the Global Institute of Sustainability, which will conduct applied transdisciplinary research, offer an innovative curriculum, and develop business solutions that accelerate the adoption of a sustainable culture.




Added by Jessi Copeland on October 24, 2011 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Publix Super Markets, Google and UPS top list of 50 U.S. companies with best CSR reputations

Publix Super Markets earned the No. 1 spot followed by Google and UPS in the 2011 ranking of the 50 companies with the best corporate citizenship reputations among the U.S. public as compiled by the Center for Corporate Citizenship and Reputation Institute.…


Added by Jessi Copeland on October 24, 2011 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Symposium and New Report on Corporate Political Spending Announced by The Conference Board

The Conference Board  today announced that its Committee on Corporate Political Spending will host a public symposium Thursday, October 20 on the topic of corporate political spending. At this event, the committee will release a new report on the topic of transparency and accountability in corporate political spending that will focus on suggested policies and practices that companies can consider when engaging in political activity.

To learn more…


Added by Henry Frechette III on October 22, 2011 at 9:18pm — 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…


Added by Henry Frechette III on October 22, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments

When CEO Lack of Foresight Hurts Financial Performance

CEO tenure over the last 20 years has reduced by more than 50 percent. So it should come as no surprise that short-term focus is undermining companies' long-term performance and stakeholder relationships.   

New research reveals that shorter CEO decision horizons create additional investment costs. A lack of future…


Added by Jessi Copeland on October 21, 2011 at 11:11pm — No Comments

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