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CSR Minute: SC Johnson and GfK Roper Release Green Consumer Survey; Ernst & Young Employees Volunteer in DC Area

SC Johnson and GfK Roper Consulting have released survey findings on American consumer green attitudes and behaviors. Part of the 20th Anniversary Green Gauge Survey, the SC Johnson report concludes that 75 percent of American consumers say they feel good when they take steps to help the environment. The survey also shows that compared to 1990,…

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Added by David Martel on October 11, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Ernst & Young Launches Case Study on Sustainability Reporting; Net Impact Releases Guide to Green MBA Programs

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Ernst and Young, and the Ernst and Young Foundation have launched an academic case study on sustainability reporting. The case study…

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Added by David Martel on August 26, 2011 at 6:37pm — 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

Green Printing is Smart Business for Spirit Graphics and Printing

A Clean Business Can Be Smart Business

From Glenn Croston's blog at Fast Company

The road to business sustainability can be a bumpy one, and some of the biggest…

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Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

Seven Billion Solutions

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

This is the year that the global population hits seven billion, and many of our global challenges are made all the more challenging by having more and more people on this planet that we all share. The price of oil has hit new heights this year not just because of unrest in the Middle East but because the seemingly unstoppable growth of economies in Asia and…

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Added by David Martel on May 7, 2011 at 3:05pm — 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

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

New FTC Environmental Marketing Guidelines – Cone's First Impressions…

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

What Do You Stand For?

After a series of hearings and two years of anticipation, the FTC yesterday issued much-needed updated guidance on how to responsibly market and advertise the environmental impact of…

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Added by David Martel on October 14, 2010 at 3:12pm — 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

Taiga Company Blog Were you aware that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year? About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills.…

Taiga Company Blog

Were you aware that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year? About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills. Inspired to do better, those living a sustainable lifestyle are striving to live a zero waste lifestyle as well.… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 13, 2010 at 1:18pm — 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

Cheap Green Certifications

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia





At some point, the decision is made to "Go Green" in your business. The next question is "How do we do it?" Ideas are floated around, and

eventually someone turns to the Internet and does a Google search for

Green business certification. Suddenly, the web surfer finds dozens of

websites offering Green certifications for anywhere from $300 to

$1500. The next step is to investigate each one to see… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 8, 2010 at 7:58am — No Comments

Certifiably Green: Making Sustainability Easier for Small Businesses

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia's CSRfeed





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Added by David Martel on March 8, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

In 2009 Pictures Screamed Louder Than Words: Which Change Agents Yelled the Loudest?

Scott Harrison stunned us with a beautiful slide show about "The End of the World," a village in Central African Republic. Scott's org, charity: water, changed lives in an instant - as they have done so many times before - when they drilled a clean water well for the village. Click here to see all the pictures.…



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Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on December 31, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

This is a cross post from the 3BLMedia CSR Feed With the ever-increasing consumer demand for environmentally responsible materials in the product and packaging industries, many new substrates and pr…

This is a cross post from the 3BLMedia CSR Feed



With the ever-increasing consumer demand for environmentally responsible materials in the product and packaging industries, many new substrates and processes have been brought to market in recent years. Using buzzwords like sustainable, eco-friendly and recyclable, there is no shortage of… Continue

Added by David Martel on December 13, 2009 at 7:12pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: October 20, 2009

This is a cross-post from 3BL Media's CSR Minute.



The 3BL Media CSR Minute: 60 seconds or so of daily news and commentary on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the triple bottom line (3BL).



Today's Corporate Social Responsible News: Cause Marketing Reports by Performance Research + IEG; Institute of Green Professionals' Honorary Fellows; Michelle Obama's Challenge to the George… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 20, 2009 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Spreading Random Acts of Kindness

Imagine seeing someone, maybe your friend or a complete stranger, performing a kind act towards somebody. They did it selflessly and without want of recompense. Imagine being able to give that person some sort of recognition for their selflessness.



Random Acts of Kindness cards are given to people who are seen performing, well....random acts of kindness. The hope here is that whoever receives one of these cards will pass it on to somebody else they see performing an act of kindness… Continue

Added by Mike Bright on October 19, 2009 at 12:59am — No Comments

CSR Minute: October 15, 2009

This is a cross posting from 3BL Media's CSR Minute





The 3BL Media CSR Minute: 60 seconds or so of daily news and commentary on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the triple bottom line (3BL).





Today's Corporate Social Responsible News: Philanthropy New York's Diversity Report; ANA's Carbon Policy





The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 15, 2009 at 9:22pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: October 14, 2009

This is a cross post from 3BL Media's CSR Minute.



The 3BL Media CSR Minute: 60 seconds or so of daily news and commentary on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the triple bottom line (3BL).



Today's Corporate Social Responsible News: Be Green's Sustainability Scorecard; EcoSecurities' Carbon Report; Canada's BSR Conference







The CSR Minute is your… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 14, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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