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Would you like the exciting opportunity to volunteer and work side by side in the heat of Ghana, whilst supporting the orphanage in ways that could create change for the better? We are seeking an individual who has experience in administration and coordination, and who has a passion for helping the…

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Added by Francis Adu on November 2, 2012 at 12:53am — No Comments

Adobe Foundation Launches Aspire Awards for Teens; CSC Wins Gold Ranking From Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index - CSR Minute for April 9, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Adobe Foundation has launched the Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards, a new online youth media competition and festival that showcases creative media from teens ages 13-18. Entries produced by teens who demonstrate creativity in using video, print, and/or audio will be accepted through April 20th. Winners’ prizes…

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Added by David Martel on April 9, 2012 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Buick Achievers Names First Four Scholarship Recipients

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) Detroit, MI – March 29, 2012 - The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program announced today the first four of its 100 National award winners for 2012, including the first current undergraduate recipient of a Buick Achievers Award under a new program expansion. These…

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Added by David Martel on April 2, 2012 at 3:10pm — No Comments

General Motors Foundation Gives $2.5M to Focus: HOPE Fund for Tech Education; Brooks Doubles Support for its "Inspiring Coaches" Program - CSR Minute for March 23, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The General Motors Foundation is granting $2.5 million to the Focus: HOPE Fund for its education initiatives. The contribution will go to the Center for Advanced Technologies, which offers students who may not have access to a college education…

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Added by David Martel on March 24, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Marriott Recognized as "Top 50 Company for Women" by National Association for Female Executives; TD Bank Foundation Donates $100K to Feed Needy Floridians - CSR Minute for February 21, 2012.

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Marriott has been recognized by the National Association for Female Executives as one of the Top 50 Companies for Women in 2012. Marriot ranked in the top 15 on this list, which highlights organizations with…

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Added by David Martel on February 21, 2012 at 5:38pm — No Comments

This Valentine's Day, Think Like Microsoft

This Valentine’s Day, take Microsoft’s lead: Cater to Individuality, Tap Into Passion, and Be Extravagant. Follow the philosophy of a company that intends to change the world – and you just might change your world too.



As long as people keep falling in love, Valentine’s Day will be a source of…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 14, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

Home Depot Foundation Gives $500K to Joplin Recovery Fund; Ethical Sourcing Forum Adds Special Session with BSR's HERproject - CSR Minute for January 20, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Home Depot Foundation has announced a $500,000 grant to the Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ Joplin Recovery Fund. The grant was made in conjunction with the re-opening of the Home Depot’s store in the Missouri town, which was destroyed along with much…

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:27pm — No Comments

REI Awards $50K Mary Anderson Legacy Grant to The Mountaineers; Ryder Ranks in Top 20 Most Responsible Companies - CSR Minute for January 12, 2012

This CSR minute is brought to you by BrownFlynn, a corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm, and the first US-certified training partner of the Global Reporting Initiative.

The REI Foundation has awarded its annual $50,000 Mary Anderson Legacy Grant to…

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Added by David Martel on January 12, 2012 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Aetna Gives $250K to Safety-Net Hospital Study; Student Conservation Association Celebrates Dam Removal at REI - CSR Minute for January 11, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

This CSR minute is brought to you by BrownFlynn, a corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm, and the first US-certified training partner of the Global Reporting…

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Added by David Martel on January 11, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Staples Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to Nonprofits; Caribou Coffee Sources 100 Percent from Rainforest Alliance Certified Farms - CSR Minute for January 10, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Staples Foundation has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 112 nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth throughout the country. Organizations were selected for their commitment to providing youth with the skills and resources to become responsible citizens. 70 percent of the grant recipients will use the funds to address education and literacy; 20 percent…

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Added by David Martel on January 10, 2012 at 4:01pm — 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

UPS Road Code and BGCA were recognized by US Senator Paulsen for its contribution to National Teen Driver Safety Week

Cross post from 3BLMedia

US Senator Paulsen recognizes the UPS Road Code, a 10 city program to educate young and aspiring driver about safe driving methods in a speech highlighting National Teen Driver Safety Week.

 

About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages…

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: SC Johnson and GfK Roper Release Green Consumer Survey; Ernst & Young Employees Volunteer in DC Area

SC Johnson and GfK Roper Consulting have released survey findings on American consumer green attitudes and behaviors. Part of the 20th Anniversary Green Gauge Survey, the SC Johnson report concludes that 75 percent of American consumers say they feel good when they take steps to help the environment. The survey also shows that compared to 1990,…

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Added by David Martel on October 11, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

The UN Foundation Unveiled Shot @ Life Campaign





(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed)  Washington, DC - September 19, 2011 -  The United Nations Foundation today revealed Shot@Life, a new campaign to expand access to life-saving vaccines for children in developing countries. A national grassroots movement, Shot@Life will educate, connect and empower Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most…

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Added by David Martel on September 27, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments

You Can Ignore a MONSTER but It Doesn’t Go Away

Cross post from 3BLMedia 

Verizon Corporate Responsibility Blog

By: Guest Blogger Dyanne Purcell, CEO, National Domestic Violence Hotline

Take a minute to think about the millions of children living with…

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Added by David Martel on September 21, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: C3, Energy Management Software Maker, Releases Client List; National Urban League Names Verizon Foundation President as 2011 Woman of Power



Cross post from 3BLMedia.

C3, a vendor of energy management software, has announced that among its leading customers and partners are Adobe, GE, HP, and Siemens. The list also includes Accenture, Deloitte, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Wipro, among others. Sustainability consultants said that C3’s unveiling of…

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Added by David Martel on August 18, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Climate Counts Partners with University of New Hampshire to Expand Climate Change Work; AWEARNESS/Kenneth Cole Foundation Teams with Soles4Souls for Haiti Relief

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Climate Counts has partnered with the University of New Hampshire to expand its effort to address climate change. An independent nonprofit, Climate Counts will locate its main office at UNH to take advantage of the university’s nationally known climate…

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Added by David Martel on August 15, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

“Telling Amy’s Story” Wins Prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Basking Ridge, NJ - August 8, 2011 -  “Telling Amy’s Story,” the documentary film depicting events leading up to the domestic violence homicide of Amy Homan McGee, was honored with a CINE Golden Eagle Award. The documentary is the centerpiece of a public service media initiative…

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Added by David Martel on August 12, 2011 at 11:16am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Heidelberg AG Gives Eco-Printing Awards; General Mills Foundation Gives $100K to American Refugee Committee for Somalia Famine Relief

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Heidelberg’s Sustainability Report for the 2010-2011 financial year focuses on reducing emissions in the printing process. Among its highlights are profiles of companies who were awarded Heidelberg Eco Printing Awards for print shops. Also, two…

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Added by David Martel on August 12, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments

General Motors' July 2011 Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

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Added by David Martel on August 10, 2011 at 3:45pm — No Comments

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