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FedEx Corporation CSR Performance Metrics

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on FedEx and the 43 companies in the Air Freight Carriers & Moving Companies industry.  FedEx’s overall rating currently is 56 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Air Freight Carriers & Moving Companies industry currently is 55.  This has allowed FedEx to move up to 9th…

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Added by Cynthia L Figge on November 27, 2013 at 3:50am — No Comments

CSR/Sustainability Performance for Exponent Inc.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Exponent and the 140companies in the Business Support Services industry.  Exponent’s overall ratinghas moved up five points in the last quarter and is now 60 according to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Business Support Services industry maintained a rating of 54.  This has allowed Exponent to move up to…

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Added by Cynthia L Figge on November 25, 2013 at 11:42pm — No Comments

“Create” nothing: A new social good mantra

Aid workers and development practitioners, how many times have you seen a paragraph like this in a proposal?

“Community Mobilization: To ensure communities are… community management committees (CMCs) will be formed. Based on accepted cultural practice, CMCs will be chosen by the community members themselves with strong encouragement on establishing a gender-balanced CMC. The CMC will represent the community and be responsible for ensuring effective community…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on November 25, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Check this project out and support it at http://goto.gg/15145

Support Budaka tree planting project at    …

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Added by Kalele on November 25, 2013 at 3:08am — No Comments

Achieving MDGS with simple projects

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were officially established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. All 193 United Nations member states and at least 23 international organizations have agreed to achieve these goals by the year 2015. The goals are:

  1. Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger,
  2. Achieving universal…
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Added by Kalele on November 25, 2013 at 3:04am — No Comments

CSR/Sustainability Performance for Diageo

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Diageo and the 25companies in the Beer Wine & Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Wholesalers industry.  Diageo’s overall ratingcurrently is 64 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Beer Wine & Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Wholesalers industry currently is 54.  This has allowed…

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Added by Cynthia L Figge on November 23, 2013 at 12:49am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows More Than One Million Clean Energy Jobs Exist

National study, from the third quarter of 2013, also notes an increase in alternative fueling stations and ranks the top states in energy efficiency



Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean energy, found more than one million job postings in the clean energy sector from July 1, 2013, through September 30, 2013. This shows a 54 percent increase in…

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Added by Molly Koch on November 22, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Best and Worst Cities for Employee Engagement

 

charlotte A new report from Quantum Workplace introduces some fascinating data about the best places and conditions for high employee engagement.

This study, as with so…

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Added by Ryan Scott on November 21, 2013 at 4:41am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Announces New President, David Needham

Business leader brings strong leadership, a collaborative style and a passion for renewable energy education to his new role



Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, announced the appointment of David Needham as its new president, effective November 4, 2013. Needham will be responsible for implementing the vision and strategic direction of the school; ensuring student, graduate and employer satisfaction;…

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Added by Molly Koch on November 14, 2013 at 11:13am — No Comments

5 Employee Volunteering Programs that Resonate

 

fish 3 Nowadays, corporate volunteer programs are de regueur at most companies, at least those that take employee engagement seriously.  But while so many businesses are skillfully leading their employees along…

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Added by Ryan Scott on November 12, 2013 at 2:18am — No Comments

They say parting is for better reencounter

For me, Africa is such a simple and yet complicated continent. It’s simple because the people are so warm-hearted and make you feel at home, and yet complicated because people are suffering due to poverty and unhealthy living conditions. These challenges need the many professionals all over the world to unite and help conquer the problems that Africa faces.

WhizzKids United is one of the best NGOs who fight on the front line against HIV/AIDS in one of South Africa’s most affected areas,…

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Added by WhizzKids United on November 11, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

How to PR your CSR without Sounding like a Douchebag

So it isn’t really rocket science to get PR coverage for your CSR programs. All you need is a PR company with good press connections and you can get a story in at least a few publications. The problem is, if your story isn’t written and positioned smartly, readers tend to zone out and over time your message becomes invisible. Even worse they are so irked by the promotional tone of your messages that they will label everything you do in…

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Added by Bushra Azhar on November 10, 2013 at 9:22am — No Comments

Ratings in the Sustainability Performance for General Mills

Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on General Mills and the 212 companies in the Food Products industry.  General Mills’ overall rating is 64.

The average rating for the other companies in Food Products industry shifted down two points to 53. This caused General Mills to move up to 5thplace on the list, using the CSRHub average user profile, from 7th place. See more information about General Mills…

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Added by Cynthia L Figge on November 8, 2013 at 12:28am — No Comments

CSR/Sustainability Performance for American Express

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on American Express and the 31 companies in the Credit Card Processing industry.  American Express’ overall rating is currently59after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Credit Card Processing industry has maintained a rating of 51.  This has allowed American Express to maintain…

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Added by Cynthia L Figge on November 7, 2013 at 1:21am — No Comments

CSR/Sustainability Performance for Agilent Technologies

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Agilent Technologies and the 214 companies in the Semiconductor & Other Electric Component Manufacturing industry.  Agilent Technologies’ overall rating is currently 62 after the latest update to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Semiconductor & Other Electric Component Manufacturing industry shifted…

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Added by Cynthia L Figge on November 6, 2013 at 2:04am — No Comments

Make sure you understand “DREAD” it’s all about change.

Now let’s imagine that you have managed to convince the CEO of the business to invest time and money in developing and implementing a new safety management system. You have trained everyone from the top management down in their new roles and responsibilities and at the same time run an extensive promotion campaign. So it should be a…

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Added by Wayne Harris on November 5, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Online vs. offline? Take part in our research into sustainability and engagement

Last week we launched the 6th Lundquist CSR Online Awards Survey, an international study into the online habits of corporate responsibility (CR) professionals, stakeholders and all those interested in sustainability, business ethics, social enterprise and socially responsible investment. Have your say! Take the survey now.

If companies are to build positive…

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Added by James Osborne on November 5, 2013 at 6:21am — No Comments

We are prepared to change. We are not prepared to be changed. Therein lies significant opportunity.

Recently I received an email from the people who host my personal website telling me that from February 2014 my domain name would no longer be supported.

Oblivion is not something we want to contemplate. 

My initial reaction was rage. My domain name is my name and therefore a key to my branding and my business. And…

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Added by Ian Berry on November 4, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Social Enterprise Associate Fall Newsletter

Check out what we've been up to!

Social Enterprise Associates is a consulting firm offering business acumen, managerial experience, financing opportunities, and practical research to business and community efforts seeking social good. We foster 'triple bottom line' solutions supporting entrepreneurs, their organizations, and industries where they operate.…

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Added by Drew Tulchin on November 1, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments

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