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CSR Minute: AOL Announces One Warm Coat as Winner of "Share Your Cause" Contest at Cause Marketing Forum Conference; Be Green Packaging Sets Up First Sustainable Plant Fiber Facility with Green P

AOL has announced the winner of its “Share Your Cause” contest. One Warm Coat, a nonprofit that collects and donates clean, reusable coats for those in need, was chosen for its “Warm Coats, Warm Hearts” campaign, a partnership with ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Burlington Coat Factory. The campaign will be featured in a premium position on AOL.com this November, timed to One Warm Coat’s 4th annual…

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Added by David Martel on June 7, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Burt's Bees is Shortlisted for The Guardian Sustainable Business Award; Sprint Nextel Announces New Environmental Policy

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Burt’s Bees has been shortlisted for The Guardian Sustainable Business Engaging Employees award. The company markets its personal care products under a “greater good” model, and uses the same approach for staff engagement. Burt’s…

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Added by David Martel on June 6, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Burt's Bees is Shortlisted for The Guardian Sustainable Business Award; Sprint Nextel Announces New Environmental Policy

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Burt’s Bees has been shortlisted for The Guardian Sustainable Business Engaging Employees award. The company markets its personal care products under a “greater good” model, and uses the same approach for staff engagement. Burt’s Bees employees spend up to 30 hours…

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Added by David Martel on June 6, 2011 at 11:23am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Alpro is First European Company to Join WWF Climate Savers; UPS Uses Biodiesel at Worldport Hub

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Alpro has become the first European food company to join the WWF Climate Savers program. The program’s goal is to help industries and businesses to develop new climate and energy solutions. Alpro…

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Added by David Martel on June 6, 2011 at 11:19am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Largest Conference for the Americas Held in Paraguay; Anvil Knitwear Named "Sustainability All Star" by Apparel Magazine

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

The CSR conference for the Americas was held last week in Paraguay. More than 800 entrepreneurs from 35 countries…

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Added by David Martel on June 6, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

CSR Minute: General Mills Foundation Gives $500K to Nonprofits for Healthy Kids; The Guardian's "Living Our Values" Sustainability Website Scores High in Review

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

The General Mills Foundation has awarded $500,000 to organizations with programs that help youth live healthy lifestyles. Working with the American Dietetic Association Foundation and…

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Added by David Martel on June 6, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Accenture Report Shows Sustainability Helps Business; CSRHub to Launch Sustainability Ratings Widget on Huffington Post and Triple Pundit

CSRminute: May 31, 2011

Three quarters of executives in the U.S., U.K., and China surveyed by consulting firm Accenture believe that the benefits of their sustainability initiatives have exceeded expectations. In the reporting of 247 executives, 42 percent said sustainability programs had…

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Added by David Martel on June 5, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Zipcar Partners with Federal Realty Trust to Expand Service in D.C.; Kiehl's Gives Campaign Signs Up Julianne Moore, Pharrell Williams, Scissor Sisters

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Zipcar, the car-sharing rental company, and Federal Realty Trust, a Washington D.C.-shopping center owner, have launched a joint program to promote Zipcar service. Zipcars will be available 24/7 for shoppers and diners at four Trust retail centers throughout D.C.,…

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Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 10:27am — No Comments

CSR Minute: IBM Announces New Grants for Employee Volunteer Efforts; New Study Finds Mandatory Sustainability Reporting Improves Corporate Behavior

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

IBM has announced hundreds of new service grants to support employees’ volunteer activities. The new technology and cash grants expand IBM’s commitment to communities worldwide by 140 percent over last year. The Initiative is part of the company’s centennial year…

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Added by David Martel on May 5, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

The Green Business Bureau Launches QRC Program, Helping Consumers Track Green Business initiatives at Point-of-Sale

 

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) HOUSTON - April 27, 2011 - How do consumers know if a business is really green? This age-old question has been answered by the Green Business Bureau – one of the nation’s fastest growing green certification organizations for SMBs—through the…

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Added by David Martel on May 4, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: General Motors Earns Most Clean-Energy Patents; International Data Corporation Releases ICT Sustainability Index

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

General Motors received more clean-energy patents last year than any other organization, according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index. GM’s 135 patents in this category represent 14 percent of the total of 1,881 received by 700 entities. The patents covered…

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Added by David Martel on April 25, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Deloitte Future Fund Grants $3M to 65 Non-profits for College Student Program; The Natural Step Offers Sustainability for Leaders Course

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Deloitte has awarded $3 million to 65 nonprofits that focus on getting students to and through college. The Deloitte Future Fund was created to help local offices customize their efforts to increase college enrollment from low-income high…

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Added by David Martel on April 21, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Perfect Little Baby Girls Easter

Added by Doris Anne Beaulieu on April 14, 2011 at 8:03am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Tim Hortons Issues First Sustainability Report; Cascadian Farm Launches "Change Flows" Initiative

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

Tim Hortons, the restaurant chain, has issued its first sustainability report. Among the highlights are the implementation of a supplier code of conduct, an independent audit program for its coffee sourcing, and the registration…

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Added by David Martel on April 6, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

Watch IBLF's dialogue with KPMG on the business case for sustainability, ESG investing and more

Cross post from3BLMedia. 

What does the future of sustainability look like?

This edition of IBLF's Expert Insight video series features a compelling dialogue with Barend van Bergen, Head of KPMG's…

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Added by David Martel on April 6, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Great Opportunities for a Green Career

(This is a cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 17, 2011 - The Green Business League has come out with a new and unique assessment and marketing software that is exploding in the Business world.  Many companies are trying to figure out how they can become sustainable.  One reason that companies are “Going Green” is because of rising energy prices.  Other companies see…

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Added by David Martel on March 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Rising Green Job Movement In Chicago, IL

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 14, 2011 - Let's be honest.  We know that the environmental issue is a growing tsunami of global threat.  We also know that most people have only a minimal knowledge of what to do.  Governments are pushing this agenda strongly, as world population has more than doubled and will soon triple from the…

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Added by David Martel on February 17, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Vivendi Joins Dow Jones Sustainability World Enlarged Index; The Guardian Accepts Entries for Its First Sustainable Business Awards

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Vivendi has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Enlarged Index. The DJSI World Enlarged, launched in 2010, tracks the performances of the most sustainable 20 percent of the largest…

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Added by David Martel on January 21, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments

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