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David Martel's Blog – November 2011 Archive (46)

Be Green Packaging's Social Mission

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Highlights of recent Be Green company milestones. Governor Nikki Haley talks about what Be Green brings to South Carolina with the first plant fiber packaging manufacturing facility in the US.

About Be Green Packaging

Be Green Packaging LLC, based in Santa Barbara, Calif., manufactures and…

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Added by David Martel on November 29, 2011 at 9:45am — No Comments

Be Green Packaging's Social Mission

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Highlights of recent Be Green company milestones. Governor Nikki Haley talks about what Be Green brings to South Carolina with the first plant fiber packaging manufacturing facility in the US.

About Be Green Packaging

Be Green Packaging LLC, based in Santa Barbara, Calif., manufactures and…

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Added by David Martel on November 29, 2011 at 9:45am — No Comments

Audet's Blue Spruce Farm

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Added by David Martel on November 29, 2011 at 9:37am — No Comments

Dramatic Increase in Diabetes Prevalence Calls for Action

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) November 15, 2011 -  Yesterday on World Diabetes Day, new numbers on the prevalence of diabetes were released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). They show that today 366 million people have diabetes (previous 2010 estimate was 285 million), and that half of them are undiagnosed. By 2030 the number is…

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Added by David Martel on November 29, 2011 at 9:29am — No Comments

Energizer Delivers Small Lights To Small Children

Cross post from 3BLMedia

As part of it’s "Now That's Positivenergy" campaign, Energizer has undertaken an initiative to distribute solar lights to families throughout the world who lack access to electricity.  Currently there are over 1.6 billion people in the world living without electric power. Energizer and its non-profit partner, One Million Lights, have pledged to…

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Added by David Martel on November 29, 2011 at 9:20am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Tiffany's Launches CSR Website; SC Johnson Earns Green Power Leadership Award from EPA

Tiffany’s has launched a website dedicated to corporate social responsibility initiatives. The new site contains the company’s first annual, web-based Corporate Responsibility Report. The Report details Tiffany’s history of environmental and social responsibility, and its Fiscal Year 2010 sustainability performance. Included are sections on Tiffany’s sourcing of precious materials from responsibly mined metal deposits;…

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Added by David Martel on November 28, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

PepsiCo's $8 Million Water.org Commitment Boosts India

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia - PepsiCo's $8 Million Water.org Commitment Boosts India

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Added by David Martel on November 27, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments

The Sun Chips Bag Story: PepsiCo's Lessons in Bringing Sustainable Packaging to Market

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia - Leveraging Innovation: Lessons in Bringing Sustainable Packaging to Market

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Added by David Martel on November 27, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments

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Energizer Partners With Global Charity One Million Lights

 

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) St. Louis, MO - November 7, 2011 - More than 1.6 billion people worldwide lack access to electricity and depend on costly and health-hazardous kerosene lamps.1 Given this urgent need for safe and reliable lighting, Energizer is teaming up with the non-profit organization One Million Lights on a unique event to shed light on this important cause: the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter…

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Added by David Martel on November 27, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

CSR Roundtable Sponsored by Cone Communications

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Some of the country's top Corporate Responsibility professionals gathered to discuss issues facing them in the world of CR at the recent PRWeek CSR Roundtable. Leaders from Cone Communications, McDonalds, P&G, Nestle Waters, Microsoft among others explored how to turn business commitments into brand…

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A Snapshot of Cabot's Open Farm Sunday

Cross post from 3BLMedia

On Sunday October 16, 2011, 53 Cabot Farm Families throughout New England and New York, opened their gates to the public as a "Thank You" for their support.  Activities ranged from farm tours, to hay rides, to pumpkin painting, to sampling the "World's Best Cheddar", and more! Hundreds of families came out to enjoy the event.  On behalf of…

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CSR Minute: Puma Conducts "EP&L"; Nov 30 Application Deadline for 4th Justmeans Social Innovation Awards

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Puma has conducted its first environmental profit and loss accounting, an “EP&L.” The economic costs of its environmental impact for 2010 have been independently valued at 124 million British pounds, over $194 million. As a result, the company has begun to make changes in its business practices. By substituting a bag for the…

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Added by David Martel on November 23, 2011 at 4:55am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Puma Conducts "EP&L"; Nov 30 Application Deadline for 4th Justmeans Social Innovation Awards

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Puma has conducted its first environmental profit and loss accounting, an “EP&L.” The economic costs of its environmental impact for 2010 have been independently valued at 124 million British pounds, over $194 million. As a result, the company has begun to make changes in its business practices. By substituting a bag for the…

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Added by David Martel on November 23, 2011 at 4:55am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Advanced Energy Economy Group to Promote Alternative Energy; U.S. Bank Scores in Top

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Advanced Energy Economy, a new organization, has been formed to promote alternative energy companies. The group has already signed up regional chapters representing 700 companies, and plans to become a nationwide chamber of commerce for solar, wind and electric car companies. Among the leaders of the effort is Tom Steyer, founder of the Farallon Capital Management hedge fund in San…

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Added by David Martel on November 21, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy Application Deadline; Global Reporting Initiative Launches Online Database

 

Cross post from 3BLMedia

 

Applications for the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy’s Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy are due by midnight tomorrow, November 16th. The awards, now in their 12th year, recognize the role that corporations and their nonprofit…

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments

UPS Road Code and BGCA were recognized by US Senator Paulsen for its contribution to National Teen Driver Safety Week

Cross post from 3BLMedia

US Senator Paulsen recognizes the UPS Road Code, a 10 city program to educate young and aspiring driver about safe driving methods in a speech highlighting National Teen Driver Safety Week.

 

About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages…

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments

An Introduction to Solar Ship Inc.

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Cross post from 3BLMedia

About Solar Ship Inc.

Solar Ship Inc. builds hybrid aircraft to service remote areas. The Solar Ship gains lift from both buoyant gas and aerodynamics. Its wing-ship design allows for short take-off and landing…

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Marlo Thomas Blog: What Your Kids Might Not Be Telling You

 

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

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

 

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) St. Louis, MO – November 1, 2011 – Whether it’s providing a band-aid for a scraped knee or equipping their cars with safety seats, parents are the first line of defense for their children at home. Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are asking Moms and Dads to take a vital step to…

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Added by David Martel on November 15, 2011 at 5:39am — No Comments

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