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David Martel's Blog – November 2010 Archive (22)

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

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

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

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

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

100 Companies Help with Pakistan Flood Relief, Featured in Times Square

A BCLC Blog by Kitty Taylor



Announced today during a guest appearance at the NASDAQ closing bell ceremony, BCLC's Stephen Jordan says 100 different companies have stepped up with aid pledges in response to the historic, devastating floods in Pakistan.

Many of these companies don't even have significant operations in Pakistan, making the scale of the private sector response even more compelling.…



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Added by David Martel on November 10, 2010 at 10:05pm — No Comments

The Home Depot Foundation Announces $400,000 Investment in Atlanta Community

On November 3rd, The Home Depot® Foundation hosted its fifth Annual Building Community Day recognizing innovation, collaboration and impact among Atlanta area nonprofit organizations. Twenty organizations received grants totaling $400,000 focused on creating a healthier and more sustainable region.



This is their blog post:



Congrats to Our 2010 Building… Continue

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

New CECP Data Report on Corporate Philanthropy Shows that the Majority of Companies Gave Less in 2009, but Contributions in Aggregate Rose

On October 27th, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) released Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition, the CEO membership organization’s annual report on corporate giving, drawing from over $70 billion in historical data since 2001. 171 prominent companies participated in the survey on 2009 contributions, including 61 of the Fortune 100. Giving in Numbers represents the industry’s first comprehensive look at 2009 giving trends and is the only report made publicly available. Alison… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 8, 2010 at 11:25pm — No Comments

Enhancing Workplace Mental Health - Preview of Original Research from the Conference Board of Canada

Upcoming Event: Enhancing Workplace Mental Health - Preview of Original Research from the Conference Board of Canada

Plenary Session 7 at Public Sector Human Resources: HR Excellence in a Changing World

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 4:00 p.m

Ottawa, Ontario

Priority Code: 3BL1



Plenary Session 7: Enhancing Workplace Mental Health - Preview of Original Research from the Conference Board of Canada

Featuring: Karla Thorpe, Associate Director,… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 8, 2010 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Voting opens for CR reporting awards - CRRA 2011

Voting begins today for the fourth annual CR Reporting Awards (CRRA‘11), the only independent global annual awards for corporate responsibility (CR) reporting. The jury consists of an online CR community of 35,000. From now until Friday, 28th January 2011, registered users of CorporateRegister.com can vote online at www.corporateregister.com/crra. The CRRA is managed by CorporateRegister.com, the CR resources website and provider of the… Continue

Added by David Martel on November 8, 2010 at 11:16pm — No Comments

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