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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

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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

Avedis Seferian, President & CEO, WRAP - Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 Interview

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Avedis Seferian, President & CEO of WRAP sat down with 3BL Media at the Ethical Sourcing Forum to talk about the role of the Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production Program as a "sweatshop watchdog". WRAP works directly with factories, carrying out audits and issuing certificates of compliance, to promote safe work environments and raise awareness about widespread safety issues.



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Added by David Martel on April 24, 2012 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 - An Interview with Catherine Sproule, Chief Operating Officer at Responsible Jewellery Council

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Catherine Sproule, Chief Operating Officer at Responsible Jewellery Council caught up with …

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Added by David Martel on April 12, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 - An Interview with John Bullock, Attorney at Metalor Technologies

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John Bullock, Attorney at Metalor Technologies caught up with …

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Added by David Martel on April 12, 2012 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 - An Interview with Marcus Chung, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Talbots

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Marcus Chung, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Talbots caught up with …

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Added by David Martel on April 12, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 - An Interview with Racheal Yeager, Manager of HERproject at Business for Social Responsibility

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Racheal Yeager, Manager of HERproject at Business for Social Responsibility caught up with …

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Added by David Martel on April 10, 2012 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 - An Interview with Mathieu Lamolle, Market Analyst at International Trade Centre

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Mathieu Lamolle, Market Analyst at International Trade Centre caught up with …

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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

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

Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012 - An Interview with Bob Willard, Sustainability Author and Speaker

Bob Willard, Sustainability Author and Speaker caught up with 3BL Media at the Ethical Sourcing Forum hosted by Intertek on March 29th and 30th, 2012.



For over 10 years the Ethical Sourcing Forum -- the premier industry event for building sustainable supply chains - has been bringing you incisive information and timely, innovative approaches to imbedding sustainability into corporate value chains. The ESF 2012 will drive 120+ participants towards proactive and preemptive solutions,…

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Added by David Martel on April 3, 2012 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Cisco Reinforces Commitment to Russian Sustainable Development and Innovation

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(3BL Media) San Jose, CA and Moscow – March 29, 2012 – Cisco today announced the signing of a strategy document outlining its Research and Development plans with the Skolkovo Foundation. This marks an important milestone in Cisco's…

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Added by David Martel on April 2, 2012 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - March 2012

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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000® certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars, job…

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Added by David Martel on April 2, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments

CSR in Canada, Part Three: Vancouver's Small Businesses

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In “CSR in Canada, Part Three,” Lorraine Smith, Director, SustainAbility, highlights the role of the small businesses of Vancouver as a major driver for CSR throughout Canada. The environmental and social issues of British Columbia were adopted by the business community, creating a climate for the creation of Canadian…

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Added by David Martel on March 29, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

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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Added by David Martel on March 29, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments

Bridging Peace: Cisco Empowers Al Fakhoora Students in Gaza to Share their Experiences and Engage in Global Dialogue

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(3BL Media) Doha, Qatar - March 7, 2012 - Cisco announced today that Al Fakhoora,  an international campaign committed to raising awareness of the plight of students in Gaza, has officially launched its Virtual Majlis initiative based on …

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Added by David Martel on March 26, 2012 at 11:11pm — 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

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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

For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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

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Added by David Martel on March 20, 2012 at 5:45pm — No Comments

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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Added by David Martel on March 19, 2012 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Outdoor Nation Unveils 2012 Program Plans and Announces Major Support from The North Face

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(3BL Media) Washington, DC – March 6, 2012 – Outdoor Nation, an outdoor movement led by leaders…

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Added by David Martel on March 8, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Johnson & Johnson Adds New Products to Earthwards Line; Illinois Legislature Passes Benefit Corp Bills - CSR Minute for March 8, 2012



Cross post from 3BLMedia

Johnson & Johnson has added 19 new products to its Earthwards portfolio. Earthwards is an internal process used by the company’s product teams to innovate better products with smaller environmental footprints. To qualify, a product must achieve a greater than 10 percent improvement in at least three of seven areas,…

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Added by David Martel on March 8, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments

Sales of Fair Trade Certified™ Products Up 75 Percent in 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

There once was a plane that was canyon blue. 
To 73 cities it flew and it flew. 
For a lucky bunch boarding, there was a treat. 
On Saturday, a Lorax, they all would meet! 
 
But…
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Added by David Martel on March 7, 2012 at 10:02pm — No Comments

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