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March 2010 Blog Posts (31)

CSR Minute: L'Oreal-UNESCO's Women in Science Awards; Teletrips's Sustainability Software

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia

The 12th L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards has recognized five exceptional women, one from each continent, for breakthroughs in scientific research. Over the past 12 years, the For Women in Science

program has honored 62 Laureates and 864 Fellows, and has become an

international reference for scientific excellence. Recently, 2008

Laureates Elizabeth Blackburn and…


Added by David Martel on March 10, 2010 at 8:57pm — No Comments

How Microphilanthropy is Changing Giving

Today, I had the honour of presenting at Social Venture Partner Toronto's panel discussion on, "How Microphilanthropy Is Changing Giving."

Below are my 'slides' from the presentation...…


Added by Peter Deitz on March 9, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

CSR Minute March 9, 2010

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia's CSR Minute

Adam and Eve, the country’s largest and oldest sex products company, has announced the results of a recent survey of American adult sex practices. Conducted by Web survey company Cvent Inc., the report reveals that

over 31 percent of those asked said that their average duration for sexual

activity is 30 minutes. Adam and…


Added by David Martel on March 9, 2010 at 3:03pm — No Comments

See3, 3BL, CSR, Bentley University, emissions

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia

YouTube is teaming up with See3…


Added by David Martel on March 8, 2010 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Certifiably Green: Making Sustainability Easier for Small Businesses

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia's CSRfeed


Added by David Martel on March 8, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CSR Minute March 5, 2010: Odwalla's Fuel Cell Installation; Delaware North's GRI CSR 2010 Report

This is a cross posting from

Odwalla will install five eco-friendly fuel cells at its packaging plant in Dinuba, California later this year. The “Energy Servers,” which use technology originally developed for NASA, will cut the juice

plant’s carbon footprint by 35 percent while supplying 30 percent of

the plant’s energy requirements. The fuel cells from Bloom Energy

convert nearly any fuel…


Added by David Martel on March 7, 2010 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Songs For Haiti - All Proceeds Donated To Charity

We are happy to announce that Songs for Haiti – Relief Through Music is now available at CD Baby and Mindawn It is a 2 CD set Jam Packed with over 2 hours of… Continue

Added by Melodic Revolution on March 4, 2010 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Fab Lab Sets Its Sights on Haiti

Also published on the TechSoup Blog and AshokaTech.

I wrote a blog post a few months ago about Fab Lab, a network of community-operated workshops springing up all over the world. I was excited about Fab-Fi, Fab Lab's name for the simple directional antennas they're using to…


Added by Elliot Harmon on March 4, 2010 at 12:13am — 2 Comments

CSR Minute March 2, 2010

This is a cross posting from 3blmedia

Johnson Controls has been recognized as a 2009/2010 Gold Class Sustainability Leader by Sustainability Asset Management, an investment firm that annually evaluates more than 2,000 companies based on their sustainability

performance. Johnson Controls, a manufacturer of automotive interiors,



Added by David Martel on March 2, 2010 at 7:02pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Sprint Nextel's Haiti Relief; U of Georgia's New Sustainability Office

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia

Sprint Nextel continues to support Haiti relief efforts by donating mobile phones, cell towers, portable generators, and other cell-site equipment to help with communications. In addition, Sprint will credit

fees for long-distance calls from the U.S. to Haiti, retroactive from

Jan 12th, and continuing to the end of this month. To date, Sprint

customers have contributed nearly $5 million…


Added by David Martel on March 1, 2010 at 6:52pm — No Comments

From collection to system: suggested next steps for social action platforms

A recent exchange on Sean Stannard-Stockton's Tactical Philanthropy blog gave me an opportunity to share some thoughts on the proliferation of social action platforms and the steps we could take that would transform that collection into "an open, coherent, & sustainable system."

Below is the comment I shared, but be sure to catch… Continue

Added by Christine Egger on March 1, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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