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

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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

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

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

Reinventing Corporate Giving (And Why You Need To!)

Cross post from 3BLMedia

People care more than ever about giving back and have greater expectations of companies to help them support causes they care about as part of customer and employee exeriences.   Companies picking up on the importance of connecting with people around causes have fueled huge growth in cause marketing,…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

CSR Minute for December 13, 2011 New Belgium Brewing Reports Sales Increase as Sustainable Business ; Oregon Christmas Tree Farms Certify as Sustainable

Cross post from 3BLMedia

New Belgium Brewing reports a seven percent sales increase in its craft beer brands for 2011. The company operates on a sustainable business model, with ownership and decision-making shared among its 425 workers. New Belgium also pays 100 percent of health insurance premiums and matches 401(k) contributions. Its charitable giving…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

CSR Minute for December 13, 2011 New Belgium Brewing Reports Sales Increase as Sustainable Business ; Oregon Christmas Tree Farms Certify as Sustainable

Cross post from 3BLMedia

New Belgium Brewing reports a seven percent sales increase in its craft beer brands for 2011. The company operates on a sustainable business model, with ownership and decision-making shared among its 425 workers. New Belgium also pays 100 percent of health insurance premiums and matches 401(k) contributions. Its charitable giving…

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Added by David Martel on December 13, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

Canadian Business as a Global Citizen: Interview with Mark Lee, Executive Director at SustainAbility

Cross post from 3BLMedia

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 5:31am — No Comments

Canadian Business as a Global Citizen: Interview with Doug Miller, Chairman at GlobeScan

On October 26th, 3BL Media caught up with Doug Miller, Chairman at GlobeScan while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Canadian Business as a Global Citizen: Social and Environmental Performance on the World Stage" in Toronto.



CBSR, a non-profit, member-led organization that mobilizes Canadian companies to make powerful business decisions that improve performance and contribute to a better world and 3BL Media, a leading…

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Added by David Martel on November 14, 2011 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Canadian Business as a Global Citizen: Interview with Adine Mees, Co-founder and Advisor to the CEO & Rob Moore, Interim President and CEO at Canadian Business for Social Responsibility

Cross post from 3BLMedia

On October 26th, 3BL Media caught up with Adine Mees, Co-founder and Advisor to the CEO and Rob Moore, Interim President and CEO of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Canadian Business as a Global Citizen: Social and Environmental Performance on the World Stage" in Toronto.



CBSR, a…

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Added by David Martel on November 14, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Five U.S. Female Scientists Receive Prestigious For Women in Science Fellowship Awards From L’Oréal USA





(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2011 – Five of America’s most promising post-doctoral female scientists received the L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science Awards on September 15, 2011.  This national awards program was created in 2003 to…

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Added by David Martel on October 2, 2011 at 10:14am — 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

The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering

Skills-based volunteering vs. general volunteering: When it comes to long-term impacts, skills-based will win every time. So why am I still an advocate for general volunteering? Read on and join the conversation. You can comment at the bottom of the page or contact me at chrisjarvis@realizedworth.com.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on September 9, 2011 at 8:47am — No Comments

AMS Earth Movers Earns Top Ten Greenest Business of the Year Award

(Cross post from 3BL Media/ theCSRfeed) June 7, 2011 - Julie Savitt, President of AMS Earth Movers, earned the Green Business League's "Green Business of the Year" award at the organization's annual meeting. Her accomplishment is unique for a hauling company — as she operates…

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Added by David Martel on June 9, 2011 at 9:33am — No Comments

Great Opportunities for a Green Career

(This is a cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 17, 2011 - The Green Business League has come out with a new and unique assessment and marketing software that is exploding in the Business world.  Many companies are trying to figure out how they can become sustainable.  One reason that companies are “Going Green” is because of rising energy prices.  Other companies see…

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Added by David Martel on March 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Rising Green Job Movement In Chicago, IL

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 14, 2011 - Let's be honest.  We know that the environmental issue is a growing tsunami of global threat.  We also know that most people have only a minimal knowledge of what to do.  Governments are pushing this agenda strongly, as world population has more than doubled and will soon triple from the…

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Added by David Martel on February 17, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Beyond Business Publishes First Sustainability Report; PlacerGrown Presents Annual Food Conference on Sustainability

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

Beyond Business, a consulting and sustainability reporting firm based in Israel, has published its first Sustainability Report. The report, “How a Little Consulting Firm Makes a Big Impact,” reviews the company’s performance during 2009 to 2010, and describes…

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Added by David Martel on February 4, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

How Green Entrepreneurs Pave the Path to Real Economic Recovery

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

How Green Entrepreneurs Pave the Path to Real Economic Recovery

From Glenn Croston's Fast Company blog:



In the aftermath of the Great Recession we could be in a single dip or a double, heading for deflation or… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 14, 2010 at 3:03pm — No Comments

CECP Report Proposes New Approach for Businesses to Solve Societal Challenges in the Coming Decade

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 7, 2010 - Looking forward to the next decade, CECP and McKinsey & Company have embarked on several months of research into the issues and potential scenarios businesses will confront in the next decade. The result, a groundbreaking new report, “Shaping the Future: Solving… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 14, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

The Greenest Company of The Year



This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia



The Green Business League recently named its Green Business of the Year among a large field of Green certified businesses. The choice was

a surprise to many because the choice was an auto recycling (salvage)

company located in Park City, Illinois. The choice of Auto Parts City

was a serious decision because this company followed a basic… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 29, 2010 at 8:52pm — No Comments

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