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Cindy Esposito's Blog – March 2011 Archive (28)

What Smart Companies Should Learn from Apple’s Supply Chain Woes

With growing public concern over worker suicides and injuries at Apple suppliers over the last two years, a new research study confirms that many companies are taking the wrong approach to managing their supply chains.

Conducted by the Network for Business Sustainability, an independent research group based at the Richard Ivey School of Business, the study reviewed 25 years’ worth of academic and industry research. The study revealed that ensuring safe,…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 31, 2011 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Industry-Leading CEOs Discuss Blending Commercial and Societal Goals During Closed-Door Conference

On February 28, 2011, International Corporate Philanthropy Day, CECP hosted a convening of over 70 industry-leading CEOs from around…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 31, 2011 at 8:26pm — No Comments

The World Environment Center and SGM Wuling Launch Cleaner Production Partnership to Improve Competitiveness and Performance

The World Environment Center (WEC) and GM China and its joint venture SGM Wuling (SGMW) have launched a pilot project to provide training to SGMW’s supply chain through WEC’s signature “Green Supply Chain” project. The project is an extension of WEC’s innovative collaboration with GM-China and its partners to improve performance among SGMW’s China-based suppliers.  This project represents SGMW’s extension of its strategy to improve supplier performance and support…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 29, 2011 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Watch Leading Global CEOs Discuss Sustainable Business Practices at Closed-Door CEO Conference

The 6th Annual Board of Boards CEO Conference, held on February 28, 2011 provided a forum for nearly 70 global CEOs to discuss the topic of Business at its Best: Maximizing Long-Term Profit and Societal Impact.  Highlights from this closed-door discussion are now available on CECP's website, where you can hear Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo and Bill…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 27, 2011 at 9:49pm — No Comments

The Natural Step Founder is Named an Ashoka Globalizer

The Natural Step Canada is pleased to announce that its Founder, …

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 27, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Women Entrepreneurs: Right Under the Noses of the Taliban

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 25, 2011 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Upcoming Sustainability Practitioners Webinar featuring Bob Willard

The Natural Step Exchange is pleased to present the March…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 25, 2011 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Andrew Winston Joins RecycleMatch Advisory Board

RecycleMatch, the first online B2B marketplace for business recycling and waste diversion, today announced Andrew Winston has joined the company’s advisory board. Best-selling author of Green to Gold and Green Recovery, Winston’s contributions will leverage his extensive experience in sustainability consulting for large corporations like Bank of…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 25, 2011 at 8:46pm — No Comments

A Long-Term View for Relief in Japan

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 24, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Nonprofit Boards: On Saying No to Problem Board Members

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 24, 2011 at 9:04pm — No Comments

How Nonprofits Can Harness ‘Disruptive Technologies’ for Social Good

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 24, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Microsoft Launches Kodu Game Lab and Design Competition

Microsoft Corp. today announced the full availability of Microsoft Kodu Game Lab for the PC and the launch of the nationwide…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 23, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

CECP Releases Board of Boards CEO Conference Executive Summary

“If you’re not passionate about this, then don’t bother. And being passionate isn’t about memos and speeches; it’s about asking…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 23, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Commentary: What is the role of business in disaster response?

In one of the most dramatic pictures of earthquake and tsunami-hit Japan, a man is shown to pick his way through wreckage and over…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 16, 2011 at 9:41pm — No Comments

NewGrass Works With Schools to Save Resources and Money on Fields and Playgrounds

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 10, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

International Women's Day: Women's Leadership on Nonprofit Boards

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 10, 2011 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Coca-Cola Enterprises ranks #49 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 2011 Best Corporate Citizens List

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has been ranked #49 on Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s 2011 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, an improvement of 41spots since its #90 ranking last year. This is the second consecutive year CCE has been ranked by the well-respected CR publication.

“Our improvement on CR Magazine’s annual list demonstrates the significant progress we have made in our Corporate…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on March 8, 2011 at 8:59pm — No Comments

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