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December 2011 Blog Posts (35)

The Conference Board Reports on Sustainability in China; Design for Innovation MFA Program Launched by School of Visual Arts - CSR Minute for December 12, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Conference Board has released a study on the comparative sustainability practices of 476 Chinese enterprises and multinational corporations doing business in China. The report, “Business and Sustainability in China,”…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 10:54am — No Comments

Southwest Airlines Salutes Military Heroes From Coast to Coast

To honor its Employees and Customers who are currently serving or have served in the armed forces, Southwest Airlines is…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on December 8, 2011 at 9:20pm — No Comments

CoffeeCSA Delivers the Coffee Harvest Straight from the Farm to Your Doorstep

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Davis, CA - November 30, 2011 - The first ever global C.S.A., CoffeeCSA.org http://www.coffeecsa.org/, offers consumers the convenience of freshly roasted artisanal coffee, delivered straight to their doorsteps, from family-owned coffee farms in Ethiopia, Peru, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Mexico.

Like other Community Supported Agriculture…

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Added by David Martel on December 7, 2011 at 9:44am — No Comments

McGraw-Hill Research Foundation Report Calls for Sustainability Integration; FIFA Fights AIDS in Africa "Football for Hope" Centres - CSR Minute for December 6, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

A new policy paper from the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation says that sustainability education should be expanded and more fully integrated into existing curriculums to meet long-term sustainability goals. The study, “A Transdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability Education,” outlines a comprehensive approach to sustainability in order to…

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Added by David Martel on December 7, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments

CITGO’s Houston Headquarters Wins LEED Gold Certification; Pharmaceuticals Lead the Way in Corporate Contributions, Says a New Conference Board Report - CSR Minute for December 5, 2011

CITGO’s headquarters building in Houston has been awarded LEED Gold Certification for an Existing Building by the U.S. Green Building Council. CITGO implemented many green retrofits in the areas of energy efficiency, water usage, and construction materials to earn the sustainability award. The Leadership in Energy and Environment Design ratings are given out for sustainable improvements in existing structures as well as for new…

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Added by David Martel on December 6, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

Free Philanthropy Webinar "Catalyzing Change: Stories from Bold Donors Who Drive Real Results"

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) November 30, 2011 - John Kania and Leslie Crutchfield, coauthors of…

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Added by David Martel on December 6, 2011 at 8:45am — No Comments

Sodexo Foundation Announces Final Week for Students to Apply for 2012 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships - Amy & Emma

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, MD - November 28, 2011 - The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., announces the final week for accepting applications for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program. The application period closes December 5, 2011.



Up to five students will…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Investment Grows in European Organic Food Companies: a 3BL Media Special Report

 

Part Six of the series "ESG for Investors” outlines the growth in value of the European organic food market to an estimated $55 billion in 2009, more than double the level in 2000. Major investments and mergers and acquisitions are now being driven by strong sales, up almost four percent in 2009 despite ongoing economic troubles.

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Domtar at Opportunity Green - Original

Cross post from 3BLMedia

EarthChoice, first launched in 2005, was the first-ever Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ paper-line in North America.  On November 10th and 11th…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments

Domtar at Opportunity Green - Lewis Fix

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

EarthChoice, first launched in 2005, was the first-ever Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ paper-line in North America.  On November 10th and 11th at the…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments

Solar Ship Test Flights!

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Watch a selection of clips from Solar Ship's test flights of its early prototype hybrid aircraft.



About Solar Ship Inc.

Solar Ship Inc. builds hybrid aircraft to service remote areas. The Solar Ship gains lift from both buoyant gas and aerodynamics. Its wing-ship design allows for…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:25am — No Comments

Pearson plc's Booktime Gives 6 Million Free Books in 6 Years

 

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) November 21, 2011 - A lucky 5 year-old child received the six millionth book given at this year's launch of Booktime, the annual free books programme from Pearson plc in association with Booktrust for children starting school in England. Comedian, actor and all-round national treasure Lenny Henry -…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:21am — No Comments

Why Recycle Your Tires? Fire!

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Thrown away tires create a huge fire hazard as well as other environmental issues. Find a tire recycling facility to avoid combustion as well as toxic leaching.

 

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:16am — No Comments

Xylem Employee Volunteers Build Water Tower in India

Cross post from 3BLMedia

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

Heineken's Gosser Brand On Track to be World's First Carbon-Neutral Brewery; PCI-Media Impact Reaches 15 Caribbean Countries with Radio Soaps - CSR Minute for November 30, 2011

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia - Heineken’s Gosser brewery is on track to become the world’s first carbon-neutral beer brewing facility. Through its Green Brewery Project, the Gosser brand, Austria’s largest, aims to reduce CO2 emissions to zero; reduce natural gas use to zero; and to power the plant through a mix of renewable energy sources including solar and biogas. Gosser has been part of the Heineken…

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Added by David Martel on December 1, 2011 at 7:06am — No Comments

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