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CSR Minute: Marriott Brands Earn LEED Volume Pre-Certification; Home Depot Foundation Gives $30M to Veterans' Groups for Housing

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

Three of Marriott International’s brands have earned LEED Volume pre-certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Volume Program provides a streamlined path to LEED certification for a large group of properties based on a pre-approved prototype and process. The brands, Courtyard, Towneplace Suites, and Residence…

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Added by David Martel on October 6, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Nature's Path & Organic Gardening's "Gardens for Good" Campaign is Taking Bids for $65K Awards; MGM Resorts International Issues "Green Advantage" Report

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

The Gardens for Good contest, sponsored by Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening Magazine, continues to receive applications…

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Added by David Martel on September 21, 2011 at 2:11pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Sam's Club and Cauz-FX Launch Cause Marketing Campaign to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada; ING Community Fund Awards $100K to Schools

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Sam’s Club has partnered with Cauz-FX to launch a cause marketing program in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada. The campaign will raise funds and recognition for BBBS while driving membership sales and brand awareness for Sam’s Club. For the program, Big…

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Added by David Martel on September 17, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Dell Expands Sustainability Programs; Gardens for Good Uses Facebook to Give Away $65K for Urban Farms

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Dell continues to expand its sustainability practices through programs for energy efficiency, environmental stewardship, and CSR-related initiatives. Its latest Corporate Responsibility Report includes details of an updated energy and…

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Added by David Martel on September 14, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Schwab Foundation Names Kaboom CEO as a Social Entrepreneur of the Year; Audi and Best Buddies Team Up for 5th Audi-Best Buddies Challenge

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

The Schwab Foundation has named Darell Hammond as a U.S. Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Hammond is CEO and Founder of Kaboom, which mobilizes communities to create safe places for children to play.…

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Added by David Martel on September 12, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Singapore Compact for CSR Partners with City Developments Limited for Youth Initiative; Volcom Announces Third Annual Give Jeans a Chance Campaign

Cross post from 3BLMedia.







The Singapore Compact for CSR has launched a new initiative aimed at youth. The CDL-Singapore Compact Young CSR Leaders Award enrolls university students to work with Small and Medium Enterprises, S.M.E.s, to help…

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Added by David Martel on September 2, 2011 at 11:55am — No Comments

SC Johnson Teams up with City of Racine for Ninth Annual Backpack Giveaway

For the second year in a row, SC Johnson will be the major sponsor of the ninth annual free backpack giveaway as part of the Racine…

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Added by David Martel on August 24, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Dell Joins EPA to Promote Electronics Recycling; GreenConServe Supports Sustainability Initiative for German City

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Dell has signed an agreement with the EPA to promote responsible recycling by electronics manufacturers. The agreement was made as part of an effort to create a national strategy for electronics stewardship to develop designs for electronics that are easily recyclable and…

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Added by David Martel on July 28, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Nissan Launches Finance Program to Help Southern Storm Victims; Taka Taka Solutions Wins Dell's Social Innovation Competition

Cross post from 3BLMedia.Nissan will offer employee pricing and delayed finance payments to consumers who suffered vehicle damage or loss due to the recent storms, floods, and tornadoes in the southeastern U.S. Consumers in affected areas listed on the FEMA website are…

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Added by David Martel on May 25, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Earth Day Network + UPS Foundation Open Biodiesel Production Facility at MA High School; Step Forward Wins GlaxoSmithKline Impact Award

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Earth Day Network, in partnership with the UPS Foundation, has unveiled the first large-scale biodiesel production facility at a northeastern school. The new facility is the centerpiece of Newton, Massachussett’s North High…

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Added by David Martel on May 20, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Puma Publishes Environmental Cost of Supply Chain; Sleepy's Launches "Bedder Days" Campaign

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

Puma, the sports apparel company, has become one of the first major corporations to publish an economic valuation of the environmental impacts of its supply chain. Puma’s environmental profit and loss account shows that the…

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Added by David Martel on May 19, 2011 at 6:22pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: General Mills and the General Mills Foundation Pledge $650K for Southern Disaster Relief; Anvil Knitwear Wins Ceres "Best First Time Report" Award

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

General Mills and the General Mills foundation have pledged $650,000 in disaster relief for southern states affected by last month’s storms. $100,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross, and $550,000 in cash and…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: CIBC Mellon Releases 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Review; Center of Sustainability Excellence Started by Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

CIBC Mellon has released its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Review. The report focuses on the company’s achievements in five areas: community, environmental…

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Added by David Martel on May 16, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Commission Reviews Criteria for Biomass Energy; Princeton Review Guide to Green

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

The European Commission is reviewing its biomass sustainability criteria after recent developments in international policy and commerce. The EC notes that biomass use is increasing in the EU and that further growth is anticipated,…

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Added by David Martel on May 13, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: SAP Releases Latest Quarterly Sustainability Report; Business Civic Leadership Center Opens Nominations for Corporate Citizenship Awards

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

SAP, the software company, has released its latest quarterly sustainability update. Among its highlights, SAP decreased emissions from heating and other stationary combustion in its facilities by 24 percent. Despite an increase in emissions of…

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Added by David Martel on May 12, 2011 at 5:41pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Max India Foundation Wins Golden Peacock Award for CSR; Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Joins ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Max India Foundation has won the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2010 in the Global Awards category. Max India Foundation executes the CSR initiatives of the Max India Group entities,…

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Added by David Martel on May 12, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments

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