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David Martel's Blog – September 2011 Archive (32)

CSR Minute: ConAgra Publishes CR Report, Makes DJSI Index North America for First Time; DP World Wins Lloyd's List Global CSR Award

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

ConAgra has issued its 2011 Corporate Responsibility report. Among the highlights are details of a comprehensive health and nutrition platform; LEED Platinum certification for its new facility in Louisiana; a zero-waste…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 11:53am — No Comments

Bon Appétit Management Company Takes Local Meat to the Next Level

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Palo Alto, CA - September 20, 2011 - Bon Appétit Management Company, the socially and environmentally responsible food services company, announced today that it is adding an important new category to its landmark local-sourcing program, Farm to…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

Join BIC Canada, Interface, Levi's, CBSR, International Trade Center, and many more, to explore the new models driving sustainability progress

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

Join us along with sourcing professionals from  leading Canadian and international brands, manufacturers, retailers and other companies as we focus on Impact 2.0 - sustainability's power to maximize business value.

We will discuss the latest in…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 10:04am — No Comments

Lilly Joins Global Fight to Combat Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Through The Lilly NCD Partnership, we are investing $30 million to fight the rising burden of non-communicable diseases in developing countries. We invite you to watch our video. Then learn more at http://elil.ly/1u7z.

About Eli Lilly and…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

Mark your calendars– several learning opportunities this fall for climate supporters with eco-events across the country– and world!

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 14, 2011 - There are 4 great events over the next few weeks—one even starts today! Here at Climate Counts, we’re always trying to expand our knowledge of other climate organizations out there and we want our supporters to be armed with the latest knowledge related to climate change,…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Food Waste = Jet Fuel? Yes!

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

David Steiner, Waste Management's CEO, gives Melissa McGinnis a tour of their CORE program and facility. The first of it's kind in the US, this anaerobic converter takes food waste and meticulously converts it into energy. The end result now is energy for electricity but the long term plan is to be able to convert food waste into jet…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 9:19am — No Comments

SAI to Speak on Social Fingerprint & Practical Tools to Improve Social Performance at ISSP Conference 2011

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 14, 2011 - On September 21-23, Social Accountability International (SAI) will be in Portland, Oregon asking sustainability professionals from around the world: "What's Your Social Fingerprint?"

At the…

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Added by David Martel on September 28, 2011 at 9:04am — 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

The UN Foundation Unveiled Shot @ Life Campaign





(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed)  Washington, DC - September 19, 2011 -  The United Nations Foundation today revealed Shot@Life, a new campaign to expand access to life-saving vaccines for children in developing countries. A national grassroots movement, Shot@Life will educate, connect and empower Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most…

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Added by David Martel on September 27, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments

Citizen Service Corps Videos from Dow Corning

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

In 2010, Dow Corning sent a pilot team of 10 employees to Bangalore, India as part of its Citizen Service Corps program. On September 15, the company sent its second team to Ujire.

Through the Dow Corning Citizen Service Corps, we are creating a living laboratory that will give employee volunteers from across our…

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Added by David Martel on September 26, 2011 at 1:44pm — No Comments

How to Recycle Your Books in LA

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Recycle your books! The book drive is this Saturday, September 10th at the Traveler's Bookcase in Los Angeles, CA. Books will be donated to the Los Angeles Public Library to help support lacking budgets and programs. Join the fun and recycle your knowledge!

Traveler's Bookcase

8375 West Third Street

Los Angeles, CA…

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Added by David Martel on September 26, 2011 at 1:04pm — No Comments

blissmo and Fair Trade USA Partner to Launch Inaugural Fair Trade blissmobox for Fair Trade Month

(Cross post from 3BL Media/ theCSRfeed) September 13, 2011 - blissmo, the leading curator of exceptional organic and eco-friendly products via monthly boxes and flash-sales, today announced its partnership with Fair Trade USA,…

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Added by David Martel on September 25, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

You Can Ignore a MONSTER but It Doesn’t Go Away

Cross post from 3BLMedia 

Verizon Corporate Responsibility Blog

By: Guest Blogger Dyanne Purcell, CEO, National Domestic Violence Hotline

Take a minute to think about the millions of children living with…

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Added by David Martel on September 21, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Governor Nikki Haley Visits Be Green Packaging's South Carolina Manufacturing Facility

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Governor Nikki Haley along with Jasper County and South Carolina business and political leaders come together on July 14th, 2011 to welcome Be Green Packaging to the state.

About Be Green Packaging

Be Green Packaging LLC, based in Santa…

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Added by David Martel on September 21, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Nature's Path & Organic Gardening's "Gardens for Good" Campaign is Taking Bids for $65K Awards; MGM Resorts International Issues "Green Advantage" Report

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

The Gardens for Good contest, sponsored by Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening Magazine, continues to receive applications…

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Added by David Martel on September 21, 2011 at 2:11pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Sam's Club and Cauz-FX Launch Cause Marketing Campaign to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada; ING Community Fund Awards $100K to Schools

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Sam’s Club has partnered with Cauz-FX to launch a cause marketing program in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada. The campaign will raise funds and recognition for BBBS while driving membership sales and brand awareness for Sam’s Club. For the program, Big…

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Added by David Martel on September 17, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Dell Expands Sustainability Programs; Gardens for Good Uses Facebook to Give Away $65K for Urban Farms

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Dell continues to expand its sustainability practices through programs for energy efficiency, environmental stewardship, and CSR-related initiatives. Its latest Corporate Responsibility Report includes details of an updated energy and…

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Added by David Martel on September 14, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

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