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Fashion Designer and Social Activist, Kenneth Cole & the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) January 25, 2012 - AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation Debuts The First-Ever Vignette Honoring Volunteers At The 2012 Sundance Festival.

WHO:            Fashion designer and social activist, Kenneth…

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Added by David Martel on February 5, 2012 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Global Compact Launches Web Platform to Mobilize Business for Rio+20

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY – January 23, 2012 – The UN Global Compact today launched a new website – compact4rio.org – in support of the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum: Innovation & Collaboration for the Future We…

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GM's Rob Threlkeld Discusses Opportunities for Renewable Energy

Cross Post from 3BLMedia

As we close out the week, we are sharing the final video we produced in alignment with GM's 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report.

 

In this video, Rob Threlkeld, GM's Manager of Renewable Energy, Rob talks about…

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Added by David Martel on February 3, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

Eli Lilly Employees Give $850K Through Global Giving; Domtar Extends PAPERbecause Campaign to Promote Sustainable Paper - February 3, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

14,000 employees of Eli Lilly have given $850,000 to more than 800 global projects in 2011. The donations included application of a $50 credit for each Lilly employee to direct toward a project of their choice through Lilly Global Giving; personal donations; and the foundation’s matching funds. Programs supported include those to help children in Guatemala and Haiti, to address food insecurity and illness in…

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Southwest Airlines Introduces New Era of Customer Comfort and Sustainability With Evolution of Cabin Interior Design

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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Instantly Get Clorox Ingredients With New "Ingredients Inside" Mobile App

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - January 19, 2012 - The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today launched its new Ingredients Inside smartphone application and mobile website. Now smartphone users have immediate access to information about Clorox ingredients for their…

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Added by David Martel on February 1, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments

McDonalds Publishes 2011 Global Sustainability Scorecard; AWEARNESS, Kenneth Cole Foundation, Creates Film to Honor Sundance Film Festival Volunteers - CSR Minute for January 31, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

McDonalds has published its 2011 Global Sustainability Scorecard. Among its highlights: By March of this year, fruit will be automatically included in every Happy Meal served in U.S. and Latin America restaurants.…

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Fair Trade USA Unveils Redesigned Certification Label; Updates Multiple Ingredients Product Policy

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA — January 18, 2012 — Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today unveiled a newly redesigned certification label and significant revisions to its…

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Added by David Martel on January 31, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

GM's John Bradburn Discusses Waste Reduction Efforts

Cross post from 3BLMedia

In coordination with the release of our 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report, we shared a…

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Added by David Martel on January 31, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments

GM's Alan Taub Discusses the Future of Transportation

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Alan Taub talks about the future of transportation as General Motors releases its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report.



About General Motors

General…

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Named to Fortune's "100 Best Companies"; Nike Supplier Agrees to Pay Overtime to Indonesian Workers - CSR Minute for January 30, 2012

CROSS POST FROM 3BLMEDIA: For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

PricewaterhouseCoopers US has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” PwC ranks Number 48 overall and Number 11 among large companies on this year’s list, the…

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Turning Pig Manure into Oil Fosters Sustainability in a Crowded World

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How Turning Pig Manure into Oil Fosters Sustainability in a Crowded World

It took nature tens of millions of years to turn dead plants and other organic matter into coal and petroleum. Now GE has teamed up with…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

Sustainalytics Compares Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings: An Interview with Heather Lang, Sustainalytics - Director, Research Products, North America. Part 2

Cross post from 3BLMedia

In "Comparing Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings," Heather Lang, Director of Products, North America for Sustainlytics, describes how the company's usual industry-to-industry research focus was expanded in providing data for the Newsweek Green Rankings. For the rankings, Sustainalytics reviewed companies across a range of different industries, from tech hardware companies to oil and gas…

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Sustainalytics Compares Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings: An Interview with Heather Lang, Sustainalytics - Director, Research Products, North America. Part 2

Cross post from 3BLMedia

In "Comparing Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings," Heather Lang, Director of Products, North America for Sustainlytics, describes how the company's usual industry-to-industry research focus was expanded in providing data for the Newsweek Green Rankings. For the rankings, Sustainalytics reviewed companies across a range of different industries, from tech hardware companies to oil and gas…

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Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 Driving Change, Supplying Value: Featuring a Newly Added Session

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) January 12, 2012 - BSR's HERproject has demonstrated the power of providing women's reproductive health education in the workplace to transform individual lives, workplaces, and communities. The HERproject model of leveraging international buyers, local factories, and locally based nonprofit health service providers has been highly…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

Behind The Science: Cancer Facts & Figures 2012 Special Section

Edgar P. Simard, PhD, MPH, senior epidemiologist for the American Cancer Society, talks about the Special Section of the 2012 Cancer Facts & Figures regarding cancers with increasing…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

Kaiser Permanente Moves to Green Medical Supplies by Converting to Eco-Friendly IV Equipment

Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA – January 19, 2012 – Kaiser Permanente, committed to improving the health of its patients, workforce and communities, announced today it is converting its IV medical equipment to more eco-friendly alternatives that are free of PVC and DEHP, two industrial chemicals used in plastics that have been shown to harm…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments

Electrify! with Paras Jain & Ajay Jain

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Paras Jain and Ajay Jain discuss their app, Electrify.

Electrify says it puts energy efficiency information and tools in consumers’ hands. With a variety of calculators to show clear savings and a wealth of information from the Department of Energy, users can see the clear upsides of green tech. 

The “Power Your Future” mobile…

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Power Your Future App Contest

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Cross post from 3BLMedia

Charlene Lake, AT&T's chief sustainability officer, congratulates the finalists.

The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency…

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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