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June 7, 8: Public, Private Global Health Leaders in Washington, D.C.

A knowledge-sharing and partnership creation conference in Washington, D.C. this June will focus on how the private and public sectors can work together to help improve public health systems, and

participation from your organizations would enrich the conversation. It’s

a rare convergence of public and private sector leaders, and it has a rigorous

focus on turning strategies and big ideas into action.…





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Added by David Stearns on March 26, 2010 at 3:53pm — No Comments

The unethical organization USGBC and GBCI and their owners and associates



Rick Fedrizzi,Gail Vittori,Tim Cole ,USGBC , GBCI , had conducted USGBC LEEDS AP Examination Test Center in the horrible extremely polluted basement cellar room without any window ,

any system of egress of polluted air and ingress of fresh oxygenated

air , no fan or air conditioner at 114 degree Fahrenheit in an

extremely poor indoor air quality, had caused huge loss and damage

to me

They…

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Added by RATHINDRA PRASAD LAHIRI on March 26, 2010 at 12:08pm — No Comments

The unethical organization USGBC and GBCI and their owners and associates



Rick Fedrizzi,Gail Vittori,Tim Cole ,USGBC , GBCI , had conducted USGBC LEEDS AP Examination Test Center in the horrible extremely polluted basement cellar room without any window ,

any system of egress of polluted air and ingress of fresh oxygenated

air , no fan or air conditioner at 114 degree Fahrenheit in an

extremely poor indoor air quality, had caused huge loss and damage

to me

They…

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Added by RATHINDRA PRASAD LAHIRI on March 26, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

SixtyFortyProject.com Gives Denver a Giant Chance to be Famous and Charitable for $1



On Sixtyfortyproject.com, one dollar can buy you 60 seconds of fame and a child 40 days of clean water. Launching today and live for only one month, the website offers individuals and businesses the opportunity to donate a dollar in return for the privilege of projecting a message for 60 seconds on the side of Dominion Towers, Denver Pavilions and a building in Larimer… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on March 25, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Financial Times' CSR Conference; Nonprofit Finance Fund's Charity-Giving Survey

theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social

responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important

announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.



theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Project Insider, and right…

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Added by David Martel on March 25, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

FAILURE OF POLLS: WHO GAINS?

Erle Frayne D. Argonza





Good day to you all!…





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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on March 25, 2010 at 3:23am — No Comments

What cause makes you jump out of bed every morning?

The Harvard Business Review blog of 12th March 2010 makes very interesting reading and reporting that Indian companies are doing well because they do good.



Of course this is no secret to readers of this blog! I have been writing about how doing good is great for business for nearly two decades!



What I find particularly interesting about this HBR blog by Peter Cappelli is the findings My colleagues and I recently completed a study of Indian businesses based around… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on March 24, 2010 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Boston College conference adds new vehicle to communicate corporate citizenship

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is adding a new dimension to its International Corporate Citizenship Conference that offers yet another way for corporate citizenship leaders to advance both the field and their own performance.

In an effort to accelerate the education of corporate citizenship professionals, the Boston College Center has invited MeettheBoss TVto its conference in Boston, April…

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Added by David Martel on March 23, 2010 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Sustainability is about actually doing good. It is not about being less bad.

One of my heroes is Jeffrey Hollender, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Seventh Generation. His 2004 published book (written with Stephen Fenichell) What Matters Most - Business, Social Responsibility and the End of the Era of Greed really inspired me to quicken the pace and settle on the direction of my own work.



I subscribe to Hollender's blog The Inspired Protagonist. The March 23rd post contains reflections on a recent corporate citizenship conference and this… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on March 22, 2010 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Are Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Really Admired?

Fortune magazine just announced its annual list of most admired companies. Apple was number one. No surprise there. But what is absolutely amazing is that Goldman Sachs was number 8. Huh. In the very same issue of Fortune (March 22, 2010, page 70) Allan Sloan tells us how Goldman Sachs helped engineer the Greek debt crisis. It used to be that investment banks made money by helping worthy companies raise capital. Today they make their biggest money by deception and then betting on both sides of… Continue

Added by Will Marre on March 22, 2010 at 1:07pm — 2 Comments

POVERTY: PHILIPPINES‘ ACHILLES HEEL

Erle Frayne D. Argonza





Poverty is the Achilles’ heel of the Philippine state, and will be so for at least two (2) more decades. Amid the appreciable growth the…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on March 22, 2010 at 2:41am — No Comments

PHYSICAL ECONOMY IN RP'S 2010 POLLS

Erle Frayne D. Argonza





The debates by presidential candidates have been reverberating the media audiences in the country for couples of weeks now. The issues have…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on March 22, 2010 at 2:38am — No Comments

UPS Honored as "Best Corporate Citizen"

UPS (NYSE:UPS) has become the only package delivery company named to this year’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list by Corporate Responsibility magazine.

Known as one of the world’s top corporate responsibility rankings, the annual list is comprised of Russell 1000 companies that have been evaluated on their performance in seven key areas: Environment, Climate

Change, Human Rights, Philanthropy, Employee Relations, Financial

Performance and…

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Added by David Martel on March 17, 2010 at 10:37am — No Comments

Managing Water From Strategy to Supply Chain

Managing Water From Strategy to Supply Chain:

Recognizing and Responding to Water-Related Risks and Opportunities


April 8 1pm EST - 2pm EST, Webinar

Explore the business case for an integrated approach to water resource management. With a focus on the risks and opportunities related to freshwater resource management, this webinar will help

companies navigate this…

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Added by David Martel on March 17, 2010 at 10:35am — No Comments

The economy is part of our society not the other way round

The following is just one paragraph from a very insightful and powerful article by John Ikerd of the University of Missouri. I highly recommend you read the full article here. It is called Rethinking the Economics of Self-Interests. A big thank you to my friend Liviu who alerted me to this article.



It’s economics that is out of date – not small family businesses, caring communities, loving families, nations with… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on March 16, 2010 at 10:26pm — 1 Comment

Kraft Foods Cadury deal under investigation by MP's.

Heavily in debt Kraft Foods (estimated at 22 billion USD) was allowed to buy Cadbury's the UK chocolate maker recently for 18.9 billion USD. The union representing many of Cadbury's workforce asked for assurances that Kraft would not close factories. Well guess what after giving assurances to the Cadbury board and the workers that no closures would occur they have announced a 'review' of this decision. An MP select commitee will hear representations from both Kraft and Cadbury bosses Marc… Continue

Added by Mark Harrison on March 11, 2010 at 4:41am — No Comments

Tourism seeks a more positive role in sustainable development

(Deutsche Welle) The world's largest tourism fair ITB Berlin is on. One of the growing trends in this industry is corporate social responsibility. But more steps need to be taken for tourism to lastingly benefit developing

countries.

Africa is becoming increasingly popular as a tourist destination. Figures by the UN World Tourism Organization show the continent will show an average…
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Added by Development Crossing on March 11, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

Gap Inc. named #1 Retailer in 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Gap Inc. was named as the top retailer in Corporate Responsibility

Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizen List, placing 9th overall in the

most recent ranking of major U.S. companies by CRO Magazine which

serves as a national indicator of best practices in the area of

corporate responsibility.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is based entirely on publicly-available information and ranks Russell 1000 companies on their performance in seven key areas: Environment,…

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Added by David Martel on March 10, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

O2 unveils new CSR drive called Think Big

O2 is investing £5m over three years in a new corporate social responsibility drive called Think Big, aiming to encourage young people to help make a difference in their communities.



The initiative, which is being developed in partnership with UK Youth and the National Youth Agency, sees young people aged between 13 and 25

offered £300 grants to run projects to help their local communities,

with the possibility of an extra £2,500 grant…

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Added by Development Crossing on March 10, 2010 at 1:54am — No Comments

Linchpins, Trusted Agents, Family, Friends, Colleagues, Who do you rely on? Who is relying on you?

I feel despair when so called world leaders fail to collaborate and therefore what needs to happen with climate change, economics, you name it, doesn’t happen.



On the other hand I feel excitement, inspiration, and exhilaration when I see or hear of so called ordinary people making a difference. I am convinced more than ever that positive and productive change is personal first, local second, the world third.



Aside from law and order, maintaining some infrastructures and… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on March 9, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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