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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

Kraft Foods Sets New Sustainability Targets; EPA Gives Smart Growth Award to Five Cities - CSR Minute for December 20, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Kraft has reported on its environmental impacts as a global food company. The study focuses on the company’s response to climate change, land and water use, and sets targets for improvement in operations by the end of 2015. Goals include an increase in sustainable sourcing of commodities by 25 percent; a reduction in energy and water use by 15 percent in…

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Added by David Martel on December 20, 2011 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

 

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) St. Louis, MO – November 1, 2011 – Whether it’s providing a band-aid for a scraped knee or equipping their cars with safety seats, parents are the first line of defense for their children at home. Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are asking Moms and Dads to take a vital step to…

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 5:39am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Climate Counts Partners with University of New Hampshire to Expand Climate Change Work; AWEARNESS/Kenneth Cole Foundation Teams with Soles4Souls for Haiti Relief

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Climate Counts has partnered with the University of New Hampshire to expand its effort to address climate change. An independent nonprofit, Climate Counts will locate its main office at UNH to take advantage of the university’s nationally known climate…

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Added by David Martel on August 15, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Target Announces New Corporate Responsibility Scorecard; Carbon Disclosure Project Report: 62% of Global Major Cities Have Climate Change Business Plan

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Target has announced its corporate responsibility scorecard. The retailer has launched a “Here for Good” portal to provide more information to employees and customers about healthier life decisions. It has also recycled 4,000 tons of shrink wrap and plastic bags in the…

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Added by David Martel on June 13, 2011 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Watch IBLF's dialogue with KPMG on the business case for sustainability, ESG investing and more

Cross post from3BLMedia. 

What does the future of sustainability look like?

This edition of IBLF's Expert Insight video series features a compelling dialogue with Barend van Bergen, Head of KPMG's…

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Added by David Martel on April 6, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Video ReportAlert: Coca Cola Enterprises' 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report

This report is the Company's fifth Corporate Responsibility and

Sustainability report titled “Clear on our Commitments: Our Journey to

2020." In 2009, the company announced Commitment 2020, a set of goals

in five CRS focus areas that they have committed to achieve by the year

2020. Yes, that’s long term thinking and long range targeting.









CorporateRegister.com,… Continue

Added by David Martel on June 18, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

Ceres Conference 2010: 3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Mark Newton of Dell

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3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Mark Newton, Director of Sustainable Business at Dell while attending the Ceres 2010 Conference, Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, on May 5-6, 2010 in Boston, MA.

Ceres, a leading coalition of…

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Added by David Martel on May 11, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Ceres Conference 2010: 3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Randolph Price, VP Environment, Health, and Saftey at conEdison

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia



3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Randolph Price, VP of Environment, Health, and Safety at conEdison while attending the Ceres 2010 Conference, Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, on May 5-6, 2010 in Boston,…

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Added by David Martel on May 9, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Ceres Conference 2010: 3BL Media's Christine Arena interviews Judy Sandford, Senior Strategist at Addison

this is a cross posting from 3BLMedia



3BL Media's Christina Arena interviews Judy Sandford, Senior Strategist at Addison while attending the Ceres 2010 Conference, Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, on May 5-6, 2010 in Boston, MA.

Ceres, a leading coalition of investors, environmental organizations…

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Added by David Martel on May 7, 2010 at 9:45am — No Comments

Social Entrepreneur Uses Crowd Sourcing and Crowd Funding Connects Progressive Tech & Developing Countries

Ten years ago social entrepreneur Ewa Wojkowska arrived in East Timor with her sleeves rolled up as an Australian volunteer for an NGO. Today she works behind a computer in Brooklyn. It might sound sexier, but she’s working just as hard to deliver aid to people who need it.



Last month Change Agent Ewa and her partner Toshihiro, another former UN worker and social entrepreneur, created…

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Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on March 11, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Baskin Robbins 32nd Flavor: Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship sometimes comes from places we'd least expect.

Ocean Robbins’ father grew up swimming in an ice cream cone shaped pool and surrounded by the luxuries afforded by owning the world’s largest ice cream company. After seeing the effects of the corporate world on

his family, Ocean’s dad left behind the 31-flavor fortune of…

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Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on February 26, 2010 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

CSR Minute February 24, 2010: Ethical Corp's Climate Change Summit; Nation Media Group + East African Business Council's CSR Awards

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia's CSR Minute





Representatives from Kellogg, Marks and Spencer, and Ericcson will be among 25 other senior executives at Ethical Corporation’s 4th Annual Climate Change Summit, to be held in London this June. The focus will

be on discussion of post-Copenhagen business challenges, including

strategies to help embed climate change management throughout a

business; global benchmarks…

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

"Dreams are Made if People Try"

As I watch the Winter Olympics in Canada, my thoughts are on Vancouver native Terry Fox. Since 1982, I have had a photo of Terry on my desk. It is a small photo that I clipped from a magazine. He is running. It is the most inspiring photo I have ever seen.

Terry Fox was young athlete in 1976, a lot like most high school athletes around the world, ‘just a very ordinary kid’, according to this mother Bette.

His world would…

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Added by Tom Tuohy on February 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Peace Dividend Trust, Peacekeeping & Humanitarian Aid Made Better

When it comes to humanitarian aid, there’s a difference between spending money on a country and spending money in a country. Successful projects in post-conflict and conflict zones include a whole host of

things and local procurement helps too— just ask Scott Gilmore and

Edward Rees from Peace Dividend Trust.



Scott and Edward learned nothing about peacekeeping missions or

humanitarian operations is simple. The…

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Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on February 12, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Youth Advocates for Renewable Futures, Sustainability and Social Change

The Green Guerrillas plan on getting down to the nitty gritty on what it means to be “green” in 2010 with the fourth film in their documentary series, Green Guerrillas Blockumentary v.3 HD in 3G: Ganonyonk | Gye Nyame | Generation. They are looking to chop away at inconsistent environmental policies and contradictions, to focus on personal and family carbon footprints and work to make their immediate communities healthier and… Continue

Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on January 26, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia's CSR feed. A new study titled MapChange 2010 shows that major North American brands are still not hitting the consumer mark when it comes to sustainability. …

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia's CSR feed.







A new study titled MapChange 2010 shows that major North American brands are still not hitting the consumer mark when it comes to sustainability.



The study incorporates both actual measurements on climate change action being undertaken by over 90 companies across North America, and perception measurements of these companies’ actions by consumers.… Continue

Added by David Martel on January 20, 2010 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Protest and Rally outside of the Carbon Trading Summit (Embassy Suites Hotel)

NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE TO CARBON TRADING;CONFRONTING THE SOURCE OF COPENHAGEN'S FAILURE: Climate SOS, (http://climatesos.org) Beyond Talk (Climate Pledge of Resistance), Institute for Social Ecology, The Change You Want to See Gallery and others are gathering allies to protest this event. To join this effort and take a stand for climate justice, for real solutions, and for the future of our planet, please contact:… Continue

Added by carlos s. on January 14, 2010 at 4:27pm — No Comments

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