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Corporate Volunteering Tools: My 5 Favorites (Plus 47 more that are worth checking out)

Managing a volunteer program can be exhausting - but it shouldn’t be. There are numerous tools, social media sites, and other resources available to help you plan great events, communicate effectively, and capture the right data for making things better. Consider the resources below - they will make your life easier.…





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Added by Chris Jarvis on August 2, 2010 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Sustainability Explained (in two minutes)

Anyone who would like to reference a quick and simple explanation of the concept of sustainability should watch this two minute animated video.

Added by Edwin Jansen on August 2, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

CSRminute: Google Signs 20-Year Deal for Clean Energy; Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean Eco-Law Firm Earns B Corps Certification

Hello, I’m Gretchen Siegchrist, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Monday, August 2nd:

Google has signed a contract with an Iowa wind farm to purchase clean energy at a set rate for the next 20 years. The Power Purchase Agreement is the first deal brokered by Google Energy, which gained the ability to buy and sell electricity like a public utility in February. Google’s purchase from the NextEra Energy Resources Story County II facility in Iowa will supply enough… Continue

Added by David Martel on August 2, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments

ZION-SUNNI COALITION: ANCIENT PAN-SEMITISM SURFACING

ZION-SUNNI COALITION: ANCIENT PAN-SEMITISM SURFACING





Erle Frayne D. Argonza…



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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on August 1, 2010 at 11:03pm — No Comments

Arthur Page - 20th century principles still relevant for CSR today

I received an email recenty from Dick Jones of DICK JONES COMMUNICATIONS suggesting that the origins of Corporate Social Responsibility go back to the early years of the 20th century and to the editor of one of America’s most influential business magazines, The World’s Work, Arthur W. Page.



Here is an excerpt from Dick’s email to me

From its beginnings in November 1900, The World’s Work was devoted to social responsibility in… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on August 1, 2010 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Do We Really Need JFK?

Greenpeace is calling for an Energy [R]evolution, where we
have achieved 95% renewable energy by 2050. Since present leaders
haven’t made the policy changes to get us on this track, Greenpeace
has doctored a speech by JFK to inspire action. It's worth a watch, check it out on Mouvment here.

Added by Edwin Jansen on August 1, 2010 at 7:58pm — No Comments

GULF STATES: ENFORCERS OF OLIGARCHIC ‘CLASH OF CIVILIZATION’ MADNESS

GULF STATES: ENFORCERS OF OLIGARCHIC ‘CLASH OF CIVILIZATION’ MADNESS





Erle Frayne D. Argonza…



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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 31, 2010 at 2:51am — No Comments

CSRminute: Wal-Mart, Other Retailers Partner with MFIs; Smithfield Foods Reaffirms Sustainability Strategy

Hello, I’m Gretchen Siegchrist, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Friday, July 30th:

Wal-Mart, Metro Cash & Carry, and the Future Group have formed partnerships with microfinance institutions to sell merchandise on credit to kirana shops, the six million small, local retail stores that serve India’s large rural population. Metro has a pilot project with SKS Microfinance, and the Future Group has just signed a similar deal. Bharti-Wal-Mart, an equal joint… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 30, 2010 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Webinar Video: Building a Cycle of Stakeholder Engagement

Register on this link (http://www.addison.com/pages.cfm/whats-new/events/721-webinar-sustainability-reporting-social-media-.htmlto listen to the webinar hosted by Addison and The Transition Group on the evolving practice of sustainability reporting in the era of social media. This webinar showcased best practices on leveraging the value of sustainability… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 30, 2010 at 3:28pm — No Comments

How are you different and better?

I have recently returned home from 3 weeks working in the United Kingdom where I spent a lot of time discussing differentiation with my clients and the necessity of being able to differentiate ourselves and our businesses as a key to success in the 21st century.



Then today I received a text from my local dry cleaner Karl Chehade to say my clothes are ready to be picked up and a message on how they are reducing their carbon emissions. Have you ever received such a message from your… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on July 29, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

ARAB GULF STATES: HOW ASIAN?





Erle Frayne D. Argonza…





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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 28, 2010 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Too Much Nudity

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.







Is it possible that there are some companies that might just be better off avoiding social media all together? "The brands that do well in social media are the brands that look good naked." - Don Tapscott, Wikinomics…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on July 27, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Your experiences of working in the CSR field

Added by Dr. Jon Burchell on July 27, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What can governments do to promote corporate responsibility and private sector engagement in development?

The Bertelsmann foundation (Germany) and the United Nations Global Compact recently published a study on “The Role of Governments in Promoting CR and Private Sector Engagement in Development”.…

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Added by Anna Peters on July 27, 2010 at 9:39am — 3 Comments

Role of Industry in Building an Inclusive Society

Role of Industry in building an Inclusive Society



BY Suresh Kr Pramar



What is an inclusive society ? According to the Expert Group on Promoting Social Integration, “An inclusive society is one that over-rides differences of race, gender, class, generation, and geography, and ensures inclusion, equality of opportunity for all members of the society to determine an agreed set of social institutions that govern social interaction.” The World Summit for Social Development… Continue

Added by suresh kr pramar on July 26, 2010 at 11:34pm — No Comments

BRAZIL JETTISONS ECONOMICALLY: KUDOS, SUSTAIN & LEAD!

BRAZILJETTISONS ECONOMICALLY: KUDOS, SUSTAIN & LEAD!…





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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 26, 2010 at 10:23pm — No Comments

EUROPE & AMERICA ON DOWNWARD SLIDE TO 3RD WORLD ECONOMIES

EUROPE & AMERICA ON DOWNWARD SLIDE TO 3RD WORLD ECONOMIES





Erle Frayne D. Argonza…



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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 24, 2010 at 3:16am — No Comments

New Challenges Bring New Opportunities in a New Era of Business: Keeping your Stakeholders Happy

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) July 22, 2010 - Key stakeholders are impacted by the activities of any organization and include, among others, individual consumers, suppliers, employees, investors, regulators, the community and media. Stakeholders are internal and external, with primary or secondary importance for the organization, stemming from diverse backgrounds and accompanied by different needs, conflicting expectations, objectives and demands.



Understanding and…

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Added by David Martel on July 23, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Deluding pictures



These two pictures have been taken in May 2010, few hundred kilometers one from the other. In the two cases, it is about industrial production of several thousands pieces.


In the first one, the workers are in a well lit and ventilated. They sit on chairs and work on a…
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Added by Pierig Vezin on July 22, 2010 at 5:33am — No Comments

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