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CSRminute: Good Business International Named A Top Five "Standout Company" by Washington Post; Levi's Sponsors First TEDWomen Conference

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

Good Business International has been named one of five “Standout Companies” of 2010 by the Washington Post. GBI is a free public service information and research center that tracks values-based trends internationally. It joins Starbucks, General Motors, Honest Tea, and Executives…

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Added by David Martel on December 20, 2010 at 2:06pm — No Comments

CSRminute: Harvard Business School Gets 50M Donation; GRI Opens US Office

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Corporate Social Responsibility News: Harvard Business School Gets 50M Donation from Tata Trusts; Global Reporting Initiative Opens US Office.



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Added by David Martel on October 25, 2010 at 10:29am — No Comments

CBSR 2010: 3BL Media interviews Graham Baxter, Acting CEO at IBLF

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On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Graham Baxter, Programming Director and Acting CEO at International Business Leaders Forum while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, Collaborating for Sustainable Change in Toronto.



CBSR, a non-profit, member-led organization that mobilizes Canadian companies to make powerful business decisions that improve performance and… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 24, 2010 at 11:46pm — No Comments

How Green Entrepreneurs Pave the Path to Real Economic Recovery

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How Green Entrepreneurs Pave the Path to Real Economic Recovery

From Glenn Croston's Fast Company blog:



In the aftermath of the Great Recession we could be in a single dip or a double, heading for deflation or… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 14, 2010 at 3:03pm — No Comments

CSRminute: Cleveland Adopts Triple Bottom Line Law via Green Plus; Daiichi Sankyo Included in Dow Jones Sustainable Index Asia Pacific

This is a cross post from 3BL Media.





This CSR Minute is sponsored by Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education. For information about the HBS Corporate Social Responsibility program taking place November 7–10, 2010, please visit…

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Added by David Martel on October 5, 2010 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Sustainability: Putting the Zoom in Performance

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Taiga Company Blog

The rejuvenating business environment is beginning to motivate companies to answer the business sustainability call to action and revisit some of the basic survival tactics of the past few years. We find organizations…

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Added by David Martel on July 20, 2010 at 12:47pm — No Comments

CSRminute: Australian Business Forum's Triple Bottom Line Conference; Global Reporting Initiative Certifies PE International's SoFi Sustainability Software

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia



The triple bottom line was the main topic at Business Forum New South Wales held recently in Sydney, Australia. Speakers on a panel at the event agreed that sustainability in business is maturing, and that

sophisticated measuring tools now make it possible to include triple

bottom line reporting as an integral part of corporate strategy, with

specific objectives and targets, and…

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Added by David Martel on May 25, 2010 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Ceres Conference 2010: 3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Mark Newton of Dell

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3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Mark Newton, Director of Sustainable Business at Dell while attending the Ceres 2010 Conference, Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, on May 5-6, 2010 in Boston, MA.

Ceres, a leading coalition of…

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Added by David Martel on May 11, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

CSRminute: PG&E + Silicon Valley's Energy Map; Aspen Insitute's First Mover Fellow

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia



Pacific Gas & Electric and the city of San Jose have produced the Silicon Valley Energy Map to help monitor the region’s environmental sustainability goals. The online map combines energy-use

data from 15 South Bay cities, as well as information on green

buildings and solar panel installation in those cities. San Jose’s

Green Vision strategic plan was started in 2008 to address 10 goals

related to…

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Added by David Martel on May 7, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Greenest Company of The Year



This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia



The Green Business League recently named its Green Business of the Year among a large field of Green certified businesses. The choice was

a surprise to many because the choice was an auto recycling (salvage)

company located in Park City, Illinois. The choice of Auto Parts City

was a serious decision because this company followed a basic… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 29, 2010 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Cheap Green Certifications

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





At some point, the decision is made to "Go Green" in your business. The next question is "How do we do it?" Ideas are floated around, and

eventually someone turns to the Internet and does a Google search for

Green business certification. Suddenly, the web surfer finds dozens of

websites offering Green certifications for anywhere from $300 to

$1500. The next step is to investigate each one to see… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 8, 2010 at 7:58am — No Comments

Managing Your Business Sustainability Message

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Added by David Martel on April 8, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

CSRminute: Intel's CSR Change; University of Chicago's Microfinance Conference

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





Intel is amending its corporate charter to include “corporate responsibility and sustainability performance” in its overall policy responsibility. For two years, investment firm Harrington Investments

has introduced a shareholder resolution to amend Intel’s bylaws to

create a Board Committee on Sustainability. Intel had initially opposed

the resolution, but then…

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Added by David Martel on April 7, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

CSRminute: Coca-Cola Enterprises' Eco-Award from Atlanta Business Chronicle; Landor's CSR Branding Survey

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Coca-Cola Enterprises has won a 2010 Atlanta Business Chronicle Environmental Award for its water conservation efforts. From 2006 to 2008, the company reduced its water use by five percent, saving the

City of Atlanta more than 1.65 million gallons of water. CCE has

implemented water-saving technologies such as dry lubrication, air

rinsers, and can warmers in its manufacturing…

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Added by David Martel on April 6, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

CSR minute: U. of Florida's LEED Certification Program; CSR Asia Center at AIT Opens for Business

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





Five buildings at the University of Florida have received LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building council for being environmentally friendly. The school adopted LEED criteria for design and construction for all major new construction and renovation projects in 2001. The university now has 17 certified buildings, five buildings pending certification, and 22 buildings registered to become… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 4, 2010 at 12:59pm — No Comments

How Small Business Wins with the Sustainable Best Practices of Larger Organizations

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





We've all heard about "going green" and the corporate sustainability plans that many larger organizations are undertaking. However, one of the biggest misconceptions around this topic is that sustainable

business strategies are exclusive to larger organizations. Nothing

could be farther from the truth.

In fact, within our professional consulting with smaller businesses, we…

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Added by David Martel on March 21, 2010 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Managing Water From Strategy to Supply Chain

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





April 8 1pm EST - 2pm EST, Webinar

Explore the business case for an integrated approach to water resource management. With a focus on the risks and opportunities related to freshwater resource management, this webinar will help

companies navigate this multi-layered and complex social and

environmental crisis. CBSR will share its Integrated Water…

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Added by David Martel on March 17, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

Certifiably Green: Making Sustainability Easier for Small Businesses

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

CSR Minute February 24, 2010: Ethical Corp's Climate Change Summit; Nation Media Group + East African Business Council's CSR Awards

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





Representatives from Kellogg, Marks and Spencer, and Ericcson will be among 25 other senior executives at Ethical Corporation’s 4th Annual Climate Change Summit, to be held in London this June. The focus will

be on discussion of post-Copenhagen business challenges, including

strategies to help embed climate change management throughout a

business; global benchmarks…

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Wal-Mart Canada Adopts Sustainability Index; Wisconsin U's School of Business Offers Sustainability Certificate

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Wal-Mart has launched its new Sustainability Product Index initiative in Canada, the first market outside the U.S. in which it will be used. The Index, announced in the U.S. last year, is intended

to create transparency in the supply chain of the mega-corporation’s

44,000 vendors. This summer, Wal-Mart Canada will send…

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Added by David Martel on February 17, 2010 at 6:42am — No Comments

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