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Olga Orozco, Managing Director, Business Social Compliance - Ethical Sourcing Forum Interview

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Olga Orozco, Managing Director at Business Social Compliance Initiative sat down with 3BL Media at the Ethical Sourcing Forum to talk about BSCI's social compliance guidelines. Olga explains how the current market demands social compliance implementation from all companies, and BSCI helps to make this happen.

To watch more interviews from ESF2012, visit:…


Added by David Martel on April 24, 2012 at 5:59pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Three: How CalPERS Views ESG Impact on Risk and Return

Cross post from 3BLMedia.



In the third segment of the series "ESG for Investors,” Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance at CalPERS, continues to describe how ESG is a “game-changer” for asset managers at pension funds who must identify and evaluate ESG issues for an…


Added by David Martel on August 21, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Two: Integrated ESG Reporting

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

In the second segment of the series "ESG for Investors,” Anne Simpson, Senior

Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance at CalPERS, expands upon her initial

comments about how ESG reporting must be integrated fully into mainstream

reporting so that the impact of ESG issues can be properly evaluated. This is…


Added by David Martel on August 16, 2011 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Colombian Youth to Use Media for Social Change

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 4, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into…


Added by David Martel on May 7, 2011 at 2:54pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Green Mountain Coffee and Ashoka's Changemakers Action Competition; Sustainable Life Media's Start-Up Contest

This is a cross posting from 3BLMedia

Green Mountain Coffee and Ashoka’s Changemakers have announced a panel of judges for their Revelation to Action contest. The judges are some of the most innovative social entrepreneurs in the U.S, including Michael Havard, VP Marketing for Newman’s Own; Bill McKibben, environmentalist and writer; and Beth Ginsberg Holzman, CSR Strategy and Reporting Manager for Timberland. Revelation to Action is an online… Continue

Added by David Martel on April 4, 2010 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Social Media and Web Contribution Proves Noteworthy in Recent Execution of Haiti Relief.

“In 10 years, you're talking about impacting one out of every six people on the planet," – A quote from aide to former President Clinton, Doug Band. This is exactly what Band, along with the collaborate effort of many others were trying to accomplish when the Clinton Global Initiative was in its infancy. In fact, the recent Haiti Disaster Relief Effort being performed by the CGI has demonstrated the… Continue

Added by Faisal Twal on January 22, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

"Tell My Politician" Application

This is an interesting looking application for the hardcore political hacks, wonks, nerds and activists that want to add an extra cool tool to their website or blog. But you can use it even if you don’t have a blog or website. You can use the bookmarklet on any page to contact politicians.

The application lets people contact their politicians by using their address. Users can choose to contact politicians by email, phone, snail mail or through Twitter.

It’s definitely… Continue

Added by Alex Schlotzer on January 14, 2010 at 5:51am — 2 Comments

Vote for 'International Development Cooperation 2.0' in the Knight News Challenge

NABUUR, in partnership with other Dutch 2.0 organizations, has entered the Knight News Challenge with an idea for an international development hub. The Knight News Challenge is a contest that awards innovative ideas that develop platforms, tools and services to inform and transform community news, conversations and information distribution and visualization. As part of the process, Knight News invites people to vote and offer feedback… Continue

Added by Romina on December 16, 2009 at 6:01am — 1 Comment

Social Media and the Arts: Less Advertising, More Talking

Originally published on the TechSoup Blog.

Today on Beth Kanter's oft-fascinating blog, there's a discussion on social media and arts organizations. This is a topic that's near to my heart. Many…


Added by Elliot Harmon on October 23, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Networks, social change, and tech tools

On her Philanthropy 2173 blog, Lucy Bernholz recently posted a request for "examples of networks that have made some kind of positive social change happen. Ideally these are networks that:

* Consist of unaffiliated individuals, not coalitions or alliances of existing nonprofits

* Made something concrete, and socially positive, happen

* Continue to exist after making… Continue

Added by Christine Egger on October 19, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Media and The Other Torture Debate

It is really beginning to appear that the persistent rumors forecasting the eventual demise of the newspaper industry in America are not really exaggerated after all. However, one might actually say that they are all too very real. Neither is it simply the worsening economy that has been the major factor in all of this. However, over just the last year alone the economic downturn seems to have ultimately accelerated the enviable. Nevertheless,… Continue

Added by TS Aschenge on May 24, 2009 at 7:14am — 1 Comment

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Added by Teleri on March 18, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Long Awaited User Review Of Social Action Web Tools Vol. 1 (intro and review)

Since I became a twit less than 2 months ago, I've read user guides (of varying helpfulness), as well as articles specific to every trade from marketing to attorneys to non-profits; all of these attempting to usher the greenie through the uses of social media. Some spout on in gushing terms about these new tools. Others caution readers not to get too hopeful about results. The ones I like the best describe various changes such services are likely to… Continue

Added by Teleri on March 10, 2009 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

What if they don't know social media?

Over the holidays I spent a few hours driving into and out of the mountains with my siblings, who are both older than I am and haven't really been caught up in the technology industry. During the drive, I found myself doing a lot of explaining about what I do, particularly the parts of my job that involve social media. My brother and sister are not the kind of people who complain constantly that their "email doesn't work" or that their computer "is out to get them." That is my mom. No, my… Continue

Added by James Young on February 7, 2009 at 7:47am — No Comments

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