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Good-B's Monika Mitchell interviews Raj Sisodia

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The Economy of Trust



Monika Mitchell, Executive Director of Good Business International, continues her "Economy of Trust Leadership" series with Raj Sisodia co-Founder of the growing movement Conscious Capitalism. "Business is not just about maximizing profits," says marketing guru and author of "Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose."



Raj reveals… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 30, 2010 at 9:29pm — No Comments

ReportAlert.info - Capital Power Corporation (TSE:CPX) publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2009

Capital Power Corporation’s first corporate responsibility report, Moving in the Right Direction http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/CapitalPower/2010/?ID=34125, has received an A+ level of reporting under Global Reporting Initiative guidelines. The report openly discloses the company’s 2009 environmental performance, and also reports on labour practices, public consultation and community… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 30, 2010 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Original Conference Board Research: Advancement of Women in the Workplace

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Original Conference Board Research: Advancement of Women in the Workplace

Plenary Session 9 at Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

Toronto, Ontario

Priority Code: 3BL1…



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Added by David Martel on November 29, 2010 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Chamber BCLC and Siemens Seek Exemplary Models of Sustainability Innovation

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Throughout the country, local governments, chambers of commerce, economic development authorities, and other organizations have taken tremendous steps to improve quality of life, be a steward of the environment, and increase the ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come. These efforts deserve national recognition.

The Siemens Sustainable Community Awards program provides that national platform for recognition and information-sharing.



The… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 29, 2010 at 4:13pm — 1 Comment

ReportAlert.info - Teck Resources Limited Publishes 2009 Sustainability Report

Teck Resources Limited announced the publication of its 2009 Sustainability Report, Unearthing Potential, available online at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Teck/2010/?ID=34426



The report outlines the company’s performance in respect of sustainability issues during 2009, as well as the approaches used to address each issue, including policies, management processes and performance measures.



The report complies with… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 29, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The planet doesn't much care whether we're in economic freefall



I hope everyone is doing well! Soooo it seems like we are in a slight economic mess...but what does this mean for companies trying to go green? Fortunately, this downturn has a green lining. Until now, it seems like everyone has been rushing to go green but with the economy in such a slump, it seems like going green has slowed down.



The article that I chose to write about was on CSR Wire and the author writes "times are uncertain, so…

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Added by Kenneth Westling on November 25, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Is the Worldshift 20 declaration a call to action for you?

I watched this inspiring 12 minutes with Deepak Chopra yesterday.





and then downloaded a very powerful 8 pages called the Worldshift 20 Declaration. You can read more and download the PDF here.



I would be very interested in your thoughts on this and on how we can collaborate to do our bit to make these shifts happen.



Be the difference you want to see in the… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on November 24, 2010 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Get Clear on Your Business Sustainability Intentions for 2011

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company



The factors that jump out when differentiating one company from another are most often the products and services provided. Drilling down, one might further find the distinguishing characteristics to be the competencies that went into… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 23, 2010 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Stuck under fat-cat policy

Fat-cat policy. Fat cats everywhere. KO2's enduro motorbike tour is well into its planning stage but we're continually coming up against walls such as fat cat policies. The fact that a rally car is exempt from importation tax may be our saving grace but right now the situation is that it would infact be cheaper to import the USS (or the Starship!) Enterprise than 10 x 250cc dirtbikes, into Kenya.

Our wish is for…

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Added by Alison Lowndes on November 23, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM

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Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM, presented by Betty Simkins, Williams Companies Professor of Business and Professor of Finance at Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University at the Investment Industry Enterprise Risk Management conference on February 9th.



Learn about the latest ERM research conducted by The Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 22, 2010 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM

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Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM, presented by Betty Simkins, Williams Companies Professor of Business and Professor of Finance at Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University at the Investment Industry Enterprise Risk Management conference on February 9th.



Learn about the latest ERM research conducted by The Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 22, 2010 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Business Sustainability: A Story of Supply and Demand

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Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company



Over the past few years, companies across all industries took extreme measures to… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 22, 2010 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Sustainability Assessment of the Fire Suppression Industry

Leonardo Academy is conducting a sustainability assessment of the fire suppression industry. This project is focused on the sustainability impacts and risks of fire suppression systems and the fire suppression industry as a whole. This project includes a Building Fire Suppression field research project to collect data about the fire suppression systems currently in buildings. Companies and organizations are invited to participate in a brief survey. Initial support of this project has been… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 18, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

161 Indicators, and then what?

One country, seven districts, seven international NGOs, five million dollars (excluding food commodity monetization), and…



161 indicators.



How do you begin to collect, analyze and, more importantly, utilize data on 161 indicators in this scenario?



Got me. And I was the Technical Advisor on Monitoring & Evaluation for this project – ha!



What a beautiful, i.e. funded, proposal it was—concocted by the lead INGOs’ most well-respected,… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on November 18, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Business Strength Through Adversity: A Keynote from Deepak Chopra

I know! I know! That is a little misleading! But Deepak Chopra really IS the keynote speaker at the upcoming Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum - perhaps a different Deepak then you were expecting!



Here is the event information:

Opening Keynote: Building Strength Through Business Adversity

Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage

Monday, December 6, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.

Toronto, Ontario

Priority Code:… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 16, 2010 at 9:38pm — No Comments

REI Teams with Local Non-Profit Partners through Launch of Facebook® Deals

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national retailer providing quality outdoor gear and clothing, tannounced last week that it is a participating company in the beta launch of Facebook Deals.



For every customer who checks in at an REI store through Facebook Places, the co-op will donate $1 to a selected non-profit in their community, up to $100,000.



Facebook Places gives people the power to easily share their location with friends on Facebook, find friends who are… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 16, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

8 Reasons to go Renewable



8 Reasons to go Renewable

By Trevor Kenwrick from Renewable Savings New legislation from the UK government offering incentives for early take-up of new and improved renewable technology. The market is moving fast and in response, prices have fallen significantly. Here are some reasons to be an early mover;



You Can Earn…

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Added by Trevor Kenwrick on November 15, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Leadership Lessons: Mining the Next Generation of Board Leaders

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Board Life Matters



The following post is an interview with Karen Baker, Secretary of Service and Volunteering, State of California. Karen Baker will be a featured speaker at the BoardSource Leadership Forum, being held November 10-11 in San Francisco. For more information on the BoardSource Leadership Forum, visit… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 12, 2010 at 9:55pm — No Comments

‘Tis the Season (conference season), the latest blog on Transformative Governance by Linda Crompton of BoardSource

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Transformative Governance - Insights on Nonprofit Board Service

by Linda Crompton of BoardSource



No, not that season, although the holidays are almost upon us, too — and I’m one of those people who begins gift shopping in July, so I’m ready.



No, the season I’m referring to is conference season: I’ve just returned from gatherings of the Texas OneStar Foundation, Independent Sector,… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 12, 2010 at 9:07pm — No Comments

Reflect, Recognize, Reignite

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Reflecting on the state of business and society relations is important, but so too is recognizing the role of the corporate citizenship field. There have been significant shifts in philosophy and strategy this year. More companies than ever are seeing their vital roles in contributing positively to society. The walls are breaking down, and companies are self-consciously trying to create not just economic capital, but social value as well.

And the 2010 Corporate Citizenship… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 12, 2010 at 8:59pm — No Comments

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