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McDonalds Publishes 2011 Global Sustainability Scorecard; AWEARNESS, Kenneth Cole Foundation, Creates Film to Honor Sundance Film Festival Volunteers - CSR Minute for January 31, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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

GM's John Bradburn Discusses Waste Reduction Efforts

Cross post from 3BLMedia

In coordination with the release of our 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report, we shared a…

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Added by David Martel on January 31, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments

GM's Alan Taub Discusses the Future of Transportation

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Alan Taub talks about the future of transportation as General Motors releases its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report.



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Added by David Martel on January 31, 2012 at 11:38am — No Comments

PricewaterhouseCoopers Named to Fortune's "100 Best Companies"; Nike Supplier Agrees to Pay Overtime to Indonesian Workers - CSR Minute for January 30, 2012

CROSS POST FROM 3BLMEDIA: For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

PricewaterhouseCoopers US has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” PwC ranks Number 48 overall and Number 11 among large companies on this year’s list, the…

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Added by David Martel on January 31, 2012 at 11:33am — No Comments

Turning Pig Manure into Oil Fosters Sustainability in a Crowded World

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How Turning Pig Manure into Oil Fosters Sustainability in a Crowded World

It took nature tens of millions of years to turn dead plants and other organic matter into coal and petroleum. Now GE has teamed up with…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

Kaiser Permanente Moves to Green Medical Supplies by Converting to Eco-Friendly IV Equipment

Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA – January 19, 2012 – Kaiser Permanente, committed to improving the health of its patients, workforce and communities, announced today it is converting its IV medical equipment to more eco-friendly alternatives that are free of PVC and DEHP, two industrial chemicals used in plastics that have been shown to harm…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments

Electrify! with Paras Jain & Ajay Jain

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Paras Jain and Ajay Jain discuss their app, Electrify.

Electrify says it puts energy efficiency information and tools in consumers’ hands. With a variety of calculators to show clear savings and a wealth of information from the Department of Energy, users can see the clear upsides of green tech. 

The “Power Your Future” mobile…

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Power Your Future App Contest

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Charlene Lake, AT&T's chief sustainability officer, congratulates the finalists.

The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency…

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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

Deloitte Earns Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index; CSC Named One of Top 50 Greenest Companies in US in Newsweek Green Rankings - CSR Minute for January 19, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

For the sixth consecutive year, Deloitte has been named one of the Human Rights Campaign’s “Best Places to Work,” earning a perfect 100 percent rating on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. The CEI measures inclusion initiatives, company benefits, and the support made available for…

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Added by David Martel on January 19, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Green Mountain Energy Celebrates Ten Years of Renewable Energy in Texas; Poyry Consulting Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development - CSR Minute for January 18, 2012

Green Mountain Energy, an Austin-based company, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of open competition in the electricity market in Texas this month. Beginning in 2002, Green Mountain was the first retail electric provider in the state to offer renewable energy, and is now the longest serving green power provider in the U.S. The company has delivered over ten billion kilowatt hours of clean energy…

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Added by David Martel on January 18, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

Green Mountain Energy Celebrates Ten Years of Renewable Energy in Texas; Poyry Consulting Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development - CSR Minute for January 18, 2012

Green Mountain Energy, an Austin-based company, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of open competition in the electricity market in Texas this month. Beginning in 2002, Green Mountain was the first retail electric provider in the state to offer renewable energy, and is now the longest serving green power provider in the U.S. The company has delivered over ten billion kilowatt hours of clean energy…

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Added by David Martel on January 18, 2012 at 11:06am — 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 Announces Winners of "Learn Smart and Win" Student Video Contest; Patagonia Files for "Benefit Corporation" Status - CSR Minute for January 9, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

McGraw-Hill has announced the winners of its “Learn Smart and Win” student video competition. Students from San Diego State University and Bunker Hill Community College were the top prizewinners from more than 100 submitted original videos. The winners will receive scholarships totaling $8,000, and their videos will be…

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