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No Money To Start Your Dream Green Business? Get a Free Jump Start from

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO,CA - July 16, 2010 - (GBO) - an interactive community and consultancy for small, green businesses - is offering free admission to its two-day, intensive workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners and managers looking to join the burgeoning green economy on August 21-22 in San Francisco.

Led by Scott Cooney, GBO founder and author of… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 19, 2010 at 5:26pm — No Comments



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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 17, 2010 at 3:25am — 1 Comment

Leaders Cafe now open

In February 2009 Kwai Yu began to act on a dream of reducing the learning inequalities for 20 million people by 2020. Kwai’s first step was to create a Linkedin group.

By chance I was the first person to join Leaders Cafe and I am now proud to be a member of the Board of Trustees, webinar presenter, and resource contributor.

Coincidently I founded Differencemakers Community a few months before Leaders Cafe began and Kwai and I met in person in February 2009 even though we… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on July 15, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Carbon Neutral Shipping Extended Internationally


(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - July 14, 2010 - UPS (NYSE:UPS) has expanded its carbon neutral shipping program to 35 countries and territories across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Millions more UPS customers now have the option of paying a small fee to calculate and offset the carbon emissions associated with their shipments.

UPS became the first small… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 15, 2010 at 11:10am — No Comments

TEEB report on biodiversity Released! Mission Markets mentioned

Mission Markets Blog

New release of one of the most anticipated business and biodiversity reports, the 2010 TEEB Report, “The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity - Report for Business”! The third annual report was created by The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) research consortium at…


Added by David Martel on July 15, 2010 at 10:59am — No Comments


Erle Frayne D. Argonza

Magandang gabi! Good evening!…


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A Goal for the Next World Cup: Reaching Beyond Recycled Content

McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) Blog

By Tish Tablan and Steve Bolton

The FIFA World Cup is a great international celebration and competition that has brought increased attention to the environmental impact and overall sustainability of the event.

This year,… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 14, 2010 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Issuers and Investors Unite! Mission Markets Has Opened Its Doors

Mission Markets Blog

Mission Markets is in beta launch, accepting both issuers and investors in the social and environmental fields to sign up as members. We're growing fast - after less than a week, we already have 5 issuers and 5 investors on board! Call or email us for basic info, for a demo of the platform, or for help signing up. Or feel free to login yourself, at… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 13, 2010 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Return on Integrity Is the New Bottom Line for Marketers

What do a small chocolate maker, a global tire manufacturer, a natural-foods company and an
insurance company have in common? They all believe that acting with integrity is helping their
businesses perform better.

Click here to read the full article.

Added by David Martel on July 13, 2010 at 2:07pm — No Comments

TimeWarner Longitude Project - India Home Building 2010

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) July 12, 2010 - In one of its largest volunteer efforts to date, Turner in the Asia Pacific region is supporting an extraordinary home building project this fall in India. Turner is working in conjunction with the grassroots organization Longitude, a U.S.-based non-profit that was started by a school teacher and his wife who set out to make a… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 13, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments


Erle Frayne D. Argonza

As we get filled electrified with the euphoria of the world soccer games, the…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 12, 2010 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Shaking Things Up with Business Sustainability Action

Taiga Company Blog

Traditional business models have focused primarily on maintaining profitability; however, companies are now including environmental and social impacts in the profitability equation. Executives are putting on their ‘green’ glasses and asking their current model some basic… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 12, 2010 at 12:12pm — No Comments


Erle Frayne D. Argonza

Happy World Cup Season to everyone!…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 11, 2010 at 10:12pm — 1 Comment

Green Talk Show Pilot Launch Party at XAI Los Angeles July 30, 2010

Organization: Green Lifestyle Film…


Added by Tamara Henry on July 11, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

July 21st Webinar: Building a Cycle of Stakeholder Engagement

Please join us for a webinar on the evolving practice of sustainability reporting in the era of social media. The session is designed to inform corporate responsibility executives and communicators at Fortune 1000 companies.

As the communication landscape…


Added by David Martel on July 9, 2010 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Revisiting the Role of Code of Conduct in Compliance with CSR Demands in the Supply Chain Management of Electronics Business

The purpose of this study is to understand how codes of conduct function

within the context of supply chain of electronic industry. This is a

qualitative research and a case study is the research approach.

Conclusions are that the codes of conducts could be perceived

differently within different contexts. Therefore, cultural and legal

issues should be considered while formulating, implementing codes of

conduct or assessing the compliance.

Authors:… Continue

Added by Abdallah Sobeih on July 8, 2010 at 11:12am — No Comments

Taking a Bite Out of the Millennium Development Goals

The Acacia Group - Socially Responsible Leadership

The first of a series of blogs on the MDGs and how they inform CSR, community development, and leadership and learning.

With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals [MDGs], UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to attend a summit in New York on 20 – 22 September 2010 to accelerate progress towards the MDGs’ – The Call to action on the UN Website for the… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 7, 2010 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Corporate Volunteering: Why It Works & How To Prove It

This is a recent presentation I gave to the International Association of Business Communicators at their World Conference in Toronto, June 8, 2010. I used a format available a I HIGHLY recommend taking the time to figure out this new style of presentation. I absolutely love it. It's free and fairly intuitive.…


Added by Chris Jarvis on July 7, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

ICTs, Climate Change and Development Concept Paper

A recent online paper builds four new conceptual models - i) Climate change vulnerability in developing countries; ii) Climate change adaptation and adaptive capacity of communities and wider 'livelihood systems'; iii) Climate change resilience; iv) The contribution of ICTs to 'e-resilience' and 'e-adaptation'. The models can be used as the foundation…


Added by Richard Heeks on July 7, 2010 at 7:12am — No Comments

Pride and Prejudice: World Cup, Black Stars, and the African Mystique

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It was near midnight and a week of dusty field research was catching up to me. I started to nod off when suddenly the whole room jumped to its feet. In the final minute of overtime in a crucial quarter-final World Cup game, Ghana had attempted a second goal, the potentially game-winning goal only to have to an Uruguay defender block it with a… Continue

Added by Fennie Wang on July 6, 2010 at 11:48am — No Comments

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