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Two Weeks To Go Till The Ethical Sourcing Forum!

Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

What are your options with dealing with fire safety in your supply chain?

Is it Auditing? Root cause analysis? Worker/ community engagement? Can we do all three effectively?

Fire safety continues to be an important topic that is quite high on everyone’s radar right now.  As a result, the Ethical Sourcing Forum team is enhancing the interactive workshop session to give you direct access to…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on February 27, 2013 at 9:08pm — No Comments

2012 Board of Boards CEO Conference Video 1

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The conference, which has been ranked as one of the world's leading executive events, convened close to 60 of the foremost global CEOs to discuss the theme "Next Generation Community Engagement: A Transformative Business Opportunity" and focused on changing the business model to one that simultaneously pursues strategies that create value for a company and address pressing…

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Added by David Martel on June 7, 2012 at 9:38pm — No Comments

MSLGROUP Launches Global Purpose Offering: "PurPle"

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) May 29, 2012 - MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement network, today unveiled a comprehensive global offering that connects its cause, responsibility and sustainability resources, experts and specialized services together. Called PurPle (Purpose + People), the new offering will guide organizations and companies in building and…

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Added by David Martel on June 5, 2012 at 9:50pm — No Comments

2012 Ceres Conference - An Interview with Greg Koch, Director, Global Water Stewardship of The Coca-Cola Company

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) May 1, 2012 - Greg Koch, Director, Global Water Stewardship of The Coca-Cola Company sat down for an interview at the 2012 Ceres Conference, taking place April 25th and 26th in Boston, MA.  

Over the course of two days, Ceres conference attendees will engage in a…
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Added by David Martel on May 16, 2012 at 3:38pm — No Comments

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

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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.



To watch more interviews from ESF2012,…

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

The Best Internship on Earth

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Sierra Club's Best Internship on Earth Infomercial. Love the Outdoors? Apply to be the Sierra Club's Intern complete with adventure trips and gear from The North Face. 

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Added by David Martel on March 8, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

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

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(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

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

Protect Our Winters Launches the POW Seven Campaign

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Pacific Palisades, CA – February 22, 2012 – Protect Our Winters (POW) launched the POW Seven campaign today, to give…

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Added by David Martel on February 28, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

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

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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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Added by David Martel on February 28, 2012 at 6:37pm — No Comments

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

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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

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

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

The Conference Board Reports on Sustainability in China; Design for Innovation MFA Program Launched by School of Visual Arts - CSR Minute for December 12, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Conference Board has released a study on the comparative sustainability practices of 476 Chinese enterprises and multinational corporations doing business in China. The report, “Business and Sustainability in China,”…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 10:54am — No Comments

CITGO’s Houston Headquarters Wins LEED Gold Certification; Pharmaceuticals Lead the Way in Corporate Contributions, Says a New Conference Board Report - CSR Minute for December 5, 2011

CITGO’s headquarters building in Houston has been awarded LEED Gold Certification for an Existing Building by the U.S. Green Building Council. CITGO implemented many green retrofits in the areas of energy efficiency, water usage, and construction materials to earn the sustainability award. The Leadership in Energy and Environment Design ratings are given out for sustainable improvements in existing structures as well as for new…

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Added by David Martel on December 6, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Cone Communications Releases Global CR Study; The Conference Board to Host Symposium on Corporate Political Spending

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

Cone Communications has released the 2011 Cone/Echo Global CR Opportunity Study, a 10-country survey that draws on data from countries that make up half the world’s population. Among the study’s findings: 81 percent of consumers say companies have a responsibility to address key social and environmental issues beyond their local communities. 93 percent of consumers want to know more about what…

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

CSR Minute: Starbucks' "Morning Joe" Coffee Boosts DonorsChoose; Association of Corporate Travel Executives and KDS Launch Online Survey on Sustainable Business

Crosspost from 3BLMedia

Starting October 4th, Starbucks retail stores and select grocery stores will feature specially marked bags of Gold Coast Blend - Morning Joe Edition coffee with $5 DonorsChoose.org donation…

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Added by David Martel on September 13, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: The Tea Spot Earns B Corp Status; Nalco Publishes Sustainability Report

 

The Tea Spot has been recognized for its commitment to triple bottom line practices by B Corp. The company, a woman-owned and operated company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado is now designated as a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations are legally required to consider the impact of business decisions on their employees, suppliers, community, consumers, and the environment. The Tea Spot produces proprietary items for…

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Added by David Martel on September 2, 2011 at 12:17pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: CR Magazine to Hold COMMITForum; Banorte Nominated as Latin American "Bank of the Year"

 

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Is CSR a waste of money? That’s the topic to be debated at CR Magazine’s COMMITForum, to be held in New York this September. Two teams will present their cases for and against the resolution, “Resolved that when companies…

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Added by David Martel on August 24, 2011 at 10:07am — No Comments

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