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David Martel's Blog – May 2011 Archive (28)

Ethical Sourcing Forum (ESF) CANADA - Nov 9, 2011

Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 24, 2011 - “Save the Date”

 

Due to popular demand, we are pleased to announce that Intertek will be hosting a Canadian edition of the Ethical Sourcing Forum in Montreal, Quebec on November 9, 2011.

 

Join us along with leading Canadian and international brands, manufacturers…

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Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

Johnson & Johnson Celebrates National Employee Health and Fitness Day

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

A culture of healthy people is nothing new for Johnson & Johnson. Employee health and wellness has been a part of what we do as a company for most of our 125 year history. Find out…

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Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 10:53am — 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

Deloitte supports 2011 Warrior Games

Cross post from 3BL Media/ theCSRfeed) May 16, 2011 - Deloitte is proud to support the 2011 Warrior Games as the Presenting Sponsor for the second year. The event, hosted by the United States Olympic Committee’s Paralympic Military Program will feature 220 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women from the Armed Forces competing in an Olympic-style national competition encompassing seven… Continue

Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Zipcar Partners with Federal Realty Trust to Expand Service in D.C.; Kiehl's Gives Campaign Signs Up Julianne Moore, Pharrell Williams, Scissor Sisters

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Zipcar, the car-sharing rental company, and Federal Realty Trust, a Washington D.C.-shopping center owner, have launched a joint program to promote Zipcar service. Zipcars will be available 24/7 for shoppers and diners at four Trust retail centers throughout D.C.,…

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Added by David Martel on May 26, 2011 at 10:27am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Nissan Launches Finance Program to Help Southern Storm Victims; Taka Taka Solutions Wins Dell's Social Innovation Competition

Cross post from 3BLMedia.Nissan will offer employee pricing and delayed finance payments to consumers who suffered vehicle damage or loss due to the recent storms, floods, and tornadoes in the southeastern U.S. Consumers in affected areas listed on the FEMA website are…

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Added by David Martel on May 25, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Deloitte supports 2011 Warrior Games

Deloitte is proud to support the 2011 Warrior Games as the Presenting Sponsor for the second year. The event, hosted by the United…

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Added by David Martel on May 24, 2011 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Save Kai > Behind the Scenes VIDEO

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

A look at how an acerbic Goldfish named Kai, landed in an eco-reality show - of sorts, on Facebook. Check him out LIVE http://on.fb.me/savekainow 

Every donation removes plastic from Kai's future home and raises money for Project Kaisei's third ocean cleanup expedition, set for this summer. For more…

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Added by David Martel on May 24, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Earth Day Network + UPS Foundation Open Biodiesel Production Facility at MA High School; Step Forward Wins GlaxoSmithKline Impact Award

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Earth Day Network, in partnership with the UPS Foundation, has unveiled the first large-scale biodiesel production facility at a northeastern school. The new facility is the centerpiece of Newton, Massachussett’s North High…

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Added by David Martel on May 20, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Puma Publishes Environmental Cost of Supply Chain; Sleepy's Launches "Bedder Days" Campaign

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

Puma, the sports apparel company, has become one of the first major corporations to publish an economic valuation of the environmental impacts of its supply chain. Puma’s environmental profit and loss account shows that the…

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Added by David Martel on May 19, 2011 at 6:22pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: General Mills and the General Mills Foundation Pledge $650K for Southern Disaster Relief; Anvil Knitwear Wins Ceres "Best First Time Report" Award

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

General Mills and the General Mills foundation have pledged $650,000 in disaster relief for southern states affected by last month’s storms. $100,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross, and $550,000 in cash and…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: CIBC Mellon Releases 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Review; Center of Sustainability Excellence Started by Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

CIBC Mellon has released its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Review. The report focuses on the company’s achievements in five areas: community, environmental…

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Added by David Martel on May 16, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Quest Diagnostics Sponsors American Cancer Society’s Choose You® Movement

Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services (NYSE: DGX), today announced its…

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Added by David Martel on May 15, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Commission Reviews Criteria for Biomass Energy; Princeton Review Guide to Green

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

The European Commission is reviewing its biomass sustainability criteria after recent developments in international policy and commerce. The EC notes that biomass use is increasing in the EU and that further growth is anticipated,…

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Added by David Martel on May 13, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Mobilizing Mobile Technology to Improve the Health of Moms and Children

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Technology can play a vital role in meeting the health challenges that new and expecting mothers face. Johnson & Johnson and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are co-founders of a new partnership known as the…

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Added by David Martel on May 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: SAP Releases Latest Quarterly Sustainability Report; Business Civic Leadership Center Opens Nominations for Corporate Citizenship Awards

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

SAP, the software company, has released its latest quarterly sustainability update. Among its highlights, SAP decreased emissions from heating and other stationary combustion in its facilities by 24 percent. Despite an increase in emissions of…

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Added by David Martel on May 12, 2011 at 5:41pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Max India Foundation Wins Golden Peacock Award for CSR; Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Joins ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Max India Foundation has won the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2010 in the Global Awards category. Max India Foundation executes the CSR initiatives of the Max India Group entities,…

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Added by David Martel on May 12, 2011 at 12:27pm — 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

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…

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

Royal Recognition for Safe Driving at Johnson & Johnson

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

With over 30,000 employees spending about 40-60% of their time on the road in a company vehicle, keeping them safe is a key focus for Johnson & Johnson. Sandra Lee, Director of Worldwide Fleet Safety for the company, explains what Johnson & Johnson is doing to keep employees and their families safe while they're on the roads.…

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Added by David Martel on May 7, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments

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