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Mercedes Gives $1M for Youth Sports; McDonald's Reports 90 Better Eco Practices; Eaton Named to "100 Best Corporate Citizens" by CR Magazine - CSR Minute for April 25, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Mercedes has pledged $1.3 million dollars this year to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, an organization that improves the lives of youth through sports. The funds will support coaches in five U.S. cities: Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami,…

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Added by David Martel on April 25, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Encana Named to Corporate Knights Global 100 World Leaders; Britain's National Health Service Asked to be More Sustainable: New Survey - CSR Minute for February 8, 2012.

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Encana has been named to Corporate Knights 2012 Global 100 list, a ranking of large corporations which have been most proactive in managing environmental, social and governance issues. Encana, a natural gas producer, ranked 76th overall, and is one of only six…

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Added by David Martel on February 8, 2012 at 7:30pm — 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

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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Added by David Martel on January 9, 2012 at 2:58pm — 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

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

The Most Important Fact About Your CSR

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

Blog Post From Public Address System

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 5:34am — 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

Webinar - Creating Shared Value: Making the Case in Your Company

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Webinar - Creating Shared Value: Making The Case In Your Company

Hosted by FSG

Register: http://3blmedia.com/theCSRfeed/Webinar-Creating-Shared-Value-Making-Case-Your-Company

September 28, 2011

8-9am PT, 11am-Noon…

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Added by David Martel on September 27, 2011 at 8:34am — No Comments

Direct Action: The East African Drought

 Realized Worth would like to thank Faith Bachlow for the following guest post. For all the talk we do about the value of volunteering, we thought it was time to provide our readers with a direct route to take action. Here's a significant way to address the desperation that is rampant right now in East Africa due to the multi-year drought.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on September 12, 2011 at 12:19pm — 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

Xcel Energy reports increased corporate giving and other community results in its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2010

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 9, 2011 - Xcel Energy increased charitable giving $1.23 million in 2010, according to the company’s third annual Corporate Responsibility Report. "Many of our corporate peers have had to reduce giving over the past two years, but we have maintained our corporate…

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Added by David Martel on August 10, 2011 at 3:40pm — No Comments

The Business Case for Employee Volunteering - Case #2

 

CASE #2 - Better Talent

 

Many companies have employee volunteer programs, but for many companies in Europe, Canada and the US these programs are underfunded, underdeveloped…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on August 2, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Symrise Announces Ambitious CSR Goals for 2020; Catalyst Paper Named One of Top 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights Magazine

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Symrise has defined its CSR goals through 2020. The company will focus on programs in four areas of sustainability: environment, employees, society, and business practices. Concrete goals include cutting specific emissions, sustainable procurement of raw…

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Added by David Martel on June 15, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

Industry-Leading CEOs Discuss Blending Commercial and Societal Goals During Closed-Door Conference

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 30, 2011 - On February 28, 2011, International Corporate Philanthropy Day, CECP hosted a convening of over 70 industry-leading CEOs from around the world to discuss the topic of "Business at its Best: Maximizing Long-Term Profitability and Societal Impact."  The 6th Annual Board…

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Added by David Martel on April 1, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

General Mills Releases 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 - General Mills today announced the availability of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report covering the company’s progress on health, community and environmental initiatives. The report can be viewed or downloaded on the company’s new CSR website, located at csr.GeneralMills.com

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Added by David Martel on March 26, 2011 at 4:10pm — No Comments

How to Find Your Influentials and Let Them Lead

Managing a company’s employee volunteering program is almost always a daunting task. This is partly because most employers approach the task as an add-on – surely finding a place to volunteer will just take a few minutes? Turns out, scheduling events, negotiating with nonprofits, communicating events to employees, and looking after unending details - is a full time job.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 24, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

The Key to an Engaging Employee Volunteer Program

If you want an engaging employee volunteer program, you'll need to make it 3 dimensional. Here's how.

 

If you're even vaguely familiar with Realized Worth, chances are you've heard us mention the "Journey of the Volunteer." Whether in blogs,…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 16, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

CECP Member Company, ITT Corporation Strengthens Partnerships to Address Water-Related Risks before Disaster Occurs

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

In the last decade, the frequency, severity and complexity of disasters has dramatically increased, affecting billions of people and straining the capacity of government and humanitarian organizations worldwide. Through the years, ITT has sought to secure clean drinking water for…

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Added by David Martel on February 15, 2011 at 1:22pm — No Comments

10 Essential Elements of Successful Volunteering & Giving Strategies

The 2010 LBG Canada benchmarking exercise produced a wealth of information and insight into the management approaches that underpin best practice in employer-supported programs. In reviewing the data, ten essential elements of successful volunteering and giving strategies are apparent. We are pleased to share them with you here. You can …

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 8, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments

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