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Carrier Launches 3rd Sustainability Symposium Series; CEMEX Increases Use of Alternative Fuels; Bank of America Wins Summit Awards from United Way - CSR Minute for May 9, 2012

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Carrier is starting its third Sustainability Symposium series this month, a program of one-day…

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Added by David Martel on May 10, 2012 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Mercedes Gives $1M for Youth Sports; McDonald's Reports 90 Better Eco Practices; Eaton Named to "100 Best Corporate Citizens" by CR Magazine - CSR Minute for April 25, 2012

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Mercedes has pledged $1.3 million dollars this year to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, an organization that improves the lives of youth through sports. The funds will support coaches in five U.S. cities: Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami,…

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Added by David Martel on April 25, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

CSX Launches Facebook Contest for Earth Month; Johnson Controls Makes FTSE4Good Index - CSR Minute for April 10, 2012

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CSX, the rail transportation company, has launched an “Environmental Pursuit” Facebook contest to celebrate Earth Month. Throughout April, fans can test their “green IQ” about freight rail transportation and sustainability. Contest participants will be eligible to win a variety of eco-friendly prizes each week, and three grand prize winners will each receive…

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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

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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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Volkswagen Partners with Stupid Cancer for Awareness Road Trip; UN Global Development Forum Calls for "Reset" of Rio+20 Agenda - CSR Minute for March 29, 2012

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Volkswagen is teaming up with Stupid Cancer, also known as the I’m Too Young for This! Cancer Foundation, on a cross-country road trip to raise awareness in support of young adults affected by the disease. Volkswagen has provided a co-branded 2012 Beetle Turbo to…

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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

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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

Deloitte Hosts College Students in Alternative Spring Break Program; Globe Advisors Report West Coast Clean Economy is Job Creator - CSR Minute for March 20, 2012

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Deloitte hosted 88 college students chosen from 1,600 applicants for its fifth annual Maximum Impact: Alternative Spring Break…

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Darden Restaurants Installs Largest Solar Unit in Florida; National Grid Sponsors Energy Efficiency Education - CSR Minute for March 19, 2012

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Darden Restaurants has turned on a solar panel installation on the roof of its Restaurant Support Center in Orlando. The largest private solar unit in Florida, the system generates enough power to produce 15 to 20 percent of the RSC’s annual usage. Darden’s RSC facility is the largest building in Florida to receive Leadership in…

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The North Face Donates $750K to Conservation Alliance Fund; Novozymes Improves Biofuel Production - CSR Minute for February 28, 2012

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The North Face has committed $750,000 to the Conservation Alliance Legacy Fund. The donation, to be made over three years, brings the Legacy Fund Campaign to an end as the Conservation Alliance reaches its goal of building a $3.5 million endowment; earnings from the Fund will cover operating expenses for the organization. The North Face had previously contributed $1 million…

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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.

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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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MGM Resorts Expands Supplier Diversity Program; Cabot Creamery Launches Reward Volunteers Mobile App - CSR Minute for February 20, 2012.

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MGM Resorts International has expanded its Supplier Diversity Program for suppliers, contractors, and professional service providers. The Program now includes businesses owned by veterans, disabled, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender individuals as well as minority-owned, women-owned, and…

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Added by David Martel on February 20, 2012 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Nike Partners with DyeCoo Textile Systems for First Waterless Dyeing Machines; Molson Coors Selected for 2012 Sustainable Asset Managements' Sustainability - CSR Minute for February 16, 2012.

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Nike has formed a strategic partnership with DyeCoo Textile Systems, a Netherlands-based company that has developed and built the first commercially available waterless textile dyeing machines. DyeCoo’s technology eliminates the use of waster in the dyeing process by…

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Added by David Martel on February 16, 2012 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Toyota Repeats "100 Cars for Good" Giveaway to Nonprofits Campaign; Vigilant Global Named to Canadian "50 Best Small Businesses" List - CSR Minute for February 14, 2012.

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Toyota has announced a repeat of its “100 Cars for Good” program for 2012. For the second straight year, the auto maker will award 100 vehicles to 100 non-profits in 100 days. Starting March 12th nonprofits can apply to win a vehicle on…

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Added by David Martel on February 14, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

Encana Named to Corporate Knights Global 100 World Leaders; Britain's National Health Service Asked to be More Sustainable: New Survey - CSR Minute for February 8, 2012.

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Encana has been named to Corporate Knights 2012 Global 100 list, a ranking of large corporations which have been most proactive in managing environmental, social and governance issues. Encana, a natural gas producer, ranked 76th overall, and is one of only six…

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DuPont to Invest $10B in Food Security Goals; Green Comm Academy Launched at World Economic Forum - CSR Minute for February 7, 2012.

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DuPont has announced food security goals which the company will track along with its sustainability goals. The goals, to be met by 2020, include investing $10 billion in research and development; introducing 4,000 new products focused on producing more food; enhancing nutrition, food,…

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Added by David Martel on February 7, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Novo Nordisk Named Most Sustainable Company by Corporate Knights Magazine; Sprint's Phone Recycling Program Keeps Kids Safer Online - CSR Minute for February 6, 2012

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Novo Nordisk has been named the “most sustainable company in the world” by Corporate Knights in its eighth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations. The 2012 Global 100 used data from several sustainability research firms to identify the top…

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

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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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Added by David Martel on February 3, 2012 at 10:00am — 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

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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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Added by David Martel on February 1, 2012 at 12:45pm — No Comments

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