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#GivingTuesday: A Day to Flex Your Corporate Philanthropy Muscle


Added by Ryan Scott on October 28, 2014 at 2:31am — No Comments

Implementing Responsible Procurement - what's needed?

A recent study carried out by IEMA show that just 13% of companies are fully confident that they have the skills to successfully compete in a sustainable economy. Very few have an idea of what skills they actually need in the future.…


Added by Responsible Proc. on October 27, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

A new venture for girls: Can we change the world through business?

I went out with a new friend back in April, for sushi. Just sushi. And it ended up costing me thousands of dollars.

As Melissa Ovard described how they had formed a company to provide products to make girls’ adolescent transitions easier, I was hooked. Her enthusiasm spilled all over our unagi and seawead salad, and I knew I had to be a part of Girl Lux.…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 22, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

B Corps, Corporate Philanthropy and Being the Change

B Corps?  Don’t you mean C Corps?…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 21, 2014 at 1:23am — No Comments

Infographic: How China is changing the environment, in a good way!

Added by John Pabon on October 20, 2014 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Releases Free, Comprehensive Wind and Solar Green Energy eBooks

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced the release of two free, comprehensive eBook guides to starting a wind or solar energy career. These guides cover…


Added by Chelsea O'Neill on October 14, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Taking Skills-Based Volunteering Around the World

Symantec Service Corps I’m always interested to see how companies are doubling down on their employee volunteering programs, and in the process reinventing the possibilities for what these programs can become.

Symantec is one of the companies out there that is applying a ton of passion and creativity to their program, and the results are fascinating. Their…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 14, 2014 at 6:36am — No Comments

Philanthropy Quotes to Keep You Inspired


According to the most recent Giving USA Foundation report, charitable contributions in the U.S. grew 4.4 percent in 2013 yet still haven’t rebounded to peak levels achieved before the economic recession.

But one of the most disappointing aspects of the report involves corporate philanthropy.  Last year, corporate giving fell by nearly 2%, to $17.9 billion.

The drop in…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 6, 2014 at 5:14am — No Comments

Art of Persuasion and Safety leadership

I recently hosted a one day senior management workshop for a group of 20 managers.  The main purpose to change their attitudes and behaviours in regards to safety, management and leadership.

I decided to approach the workshop using techniques that would inspire them to look at how they interact at…


Added by Wayne Harris on October 5, 2014 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Are your planets aligned and orbiting the sun of 21st century business?

Every business wants profitability, sustainability and stakeholder engagement (particularly employee and customer/client). For some these are reasons for being. None are reasons. They're all results of how we see and treat people and how good we are at the functions of business.

For me, regardless of product/s and/or service/s on offer, the journey to the results we all want begins with valued, values,…


Added by Ian Berry on October 4, 2014 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Non Profit Survey Results: How To Community Needs Assessment

In the last blog post we looked at how facilitating a needs assessment with your community can lead to a better understanding of needs, their underlying causes, and can lead to long-term project sustainability. You can read that discussion here.

Added by Tim Magee on October 1, 2014 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Learn from Coca Cola and their approach to Responsible Procurement

It is great to see that Coca Cola are pioneering the approach to Responsible Procurement in an actionable way. 

What do I mean by actionable?What does it mean to Coca Cola? What can you learn from Coca Cola and their approach?

I have been reviewing their approach – this is what I found.




Added by Responsible Proc. on October 1, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

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