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2012 Board of Boards CEO Conference Video 1

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The conference, which has been ranked as one of the world's leading executive events, convened close to 60 of the foremost global CEOs to discuss the theme "Next Generation Community Engagement: A Transformative Business Opportunity" and focused on changing the business model to one that simultaneously pursues strategies that create value for a company and address pressing…

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'What is Creating Shared Value'?

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Creating Shared Value (CSV) is a powerful tool and concept for companies to use as they look to conduct business. Ultimately, it's a strategy for developing the future market while also strengthening economies, the marketplace, communities, and corporate coffers. Yet the term runs the risk of being confused with corporate social responsibility (CSR) or, worse, as…

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2012 Cause Marketing Forum Conference - An Interview with David Hessekiel

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(3BL Media) May 31, 2012 - David Hessekiel, President of The Cause Marketing Forum sat down for an interview at the 2012 Cause Marketing Forum Conference, taking place May 30th and 31st in Chicago, IL.



The annual Cause Marketing Forum is the must-attend conference of the year focusing solely on this increasingly important marketing approach and subset of corporate…

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HP Blogs: HP Labs Unveils Research for Net Zero-Energy Data Center

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By Elisa_Greene



HP today announced new research from HP Labs that unveils the architecture for a data center that requires no net energy from traditional power grids, called the HP Net Zero-Energy Data Center.



In a data-driven world, the demand for IT services only continues to grow. These services, which are powered through large computer warehouses known…

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Ernst & Young Corporate Responsibility Fellows program

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Through the Corporate Responsibility Fellows Program, Ernst & Young is dedicating its best resources -- our talented, experienced people -- to improving the success of promising entrepreneurs in underserved communities, in an effort to create scalable, sustainable economic value. Here, our four 2011 Corporate Responsibility Fellows who were assisting entrepreneurs in…

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Little Tumbling Creek Stocked Thanks to Partnership

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When the tiny brook trout wiggled out of Jim Cook's hand in mid-May and into the chilly waters of Little Tumbling Creek in Smyth County, Va., it was the first time in more than 22 years that trout had been in the stream.



Brook Trout, Virginia's state fish and the only native trout species for the region, existed in the stream until the 1980s and early 1990s. That's…

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Pearson plc Launches the Pearson Community Awards 2012

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3BL Media) May 30, 2012 - Pearson plc has launched this year's Pearson Community Awards (PCAs), our annual celebration of the Pearson people who regularly give their time to giving back. Each year, hundreds of people around the company make use of their Pearson-allocated charity days and donate their spare time to fundraise for good causes, organise soup kitchens, mentor…

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CVS/pharmacy Launches In-store Fundraising Campaign to Support ALS and Cystic Fibrosis

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3BL Media) Woonsocket, RI - May 29, 2012 - On May 27, CVS/pharmacy launched a new in-store fundraising campaign named Advancing Medical Research, to support medical research and help improve the quality of life for those living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and cystic fibrosis (CF). Funds raised through the campaign will benefit the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA), a…

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MSLGROUP Launches Global Purpose Offering: "PurPle"

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(3BL Media) May 29, 2012 - MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement network, today unveiled a comprehensive global offering that connects its cause, responsibility and sustainability resources, experts and specialized services together. Called PurPle (Purpose + People), the new offering will guide organizations and companies in building and…

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Ram Truck Brand and The Chrysler Foundation Award $50,000 Grant to the Hispanic Scholarship

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(3BL Media) San Antonio - May 29, 2012 - The Ram Truck brand and The Chrysler Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Chrysler Scholarship Program is designed to support outstanding Latino undergraduate or graduate students interested…

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Incite - Social Impact Marketing - May Newsletter

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A note from Incite Founder Sarah Harris



What's the difference between talking AT someone and talking WITH someone? A lot actually. You know the feeling of being talked AT -- your coworkers insisting you do something differently, your friends or family adamant about a change you need to make. Quite a different conversation than one with those who you really connect…

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HP and CHAI Collaborate on Early Infant HIV Diagnosis Project

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HP, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and the Kenyan Ministry of Health collaborate to speed up infant testing of HIV.



For more information about HP's collaboration to improve healthcare, please visit:…

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Comcast Cares Day Tops 75,000 Volunteers in 2012

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Comcast Cares Day Tops 75,000 Volunteers



Posted by Charisse Lillie, VP, Community Investment / President, Comcast Foundation, in Community Investment



One of my favorite days of the year has now passed — but the impact of our company's 11th Comcast Cares Day will spread across the country for months to come.



And we have great news to share.



We are…

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The Special Childcare Program at the University of Groningen

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In the Netherlands, a so called care gap prevents women scientists from maximizing their professional participation, competitiveness and career development. Having a family, especially young children, often becomes an obstacle when travelling to conferences and collaborating in international projects.



In order to develop and retain more female talent in science, the…

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Grand Opening of Environmentally Focused Hope Manor Apartments Celebrates Supportive Housing

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3BL Media) Chicago, IL -- May 24, 2012 -- Volunteers of America of Illinois, CBS EcoMedia Inc. ("EcoMedia") and Energizer celebrated the grand opening today of the eco-minded Hope Manor Apartments, a supportive housing development that will provide housing and intensive services to more than 80 veterans a year who are struggling with the transition to civilian life and are dealing…

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Subaru Hauls Trash with United By Blue

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(3BL Media) Cherry Hill, NJ - May 24, 2012 - Subaru of America, Inc. announced a new partnership with United By Blue, the ocean-friendly apparel brand. United By Blue (UBB) removes a pound of trash from oceans and waterways for every product sold. The all-wheel-drive Subaru Outback will serve as the official UBB cleanup vehicle.



"A partnership with Subaru goes…

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Putting a Lot of Heart into Development in Mexico

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Putting a Lot of Heart into Development in Mexico

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GameDesk, AT&T Join Forces to Create Living Learning Laboratory and Online Portal

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3BL Media) Dallas - May 17, 2012 - It's time for a revolutionary change in the way we engage kids in learning. We have the ability to ignite excitement and improve student outcomes by tapping into the power of technology.



Although some progress has been made, 1 in 4 of our high school students still aren't graduating with their class, and of those that…

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Added by David Martel on May 30, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Quest Diagnostics Reminds Women to Make Their Health a Priority During National Women's Health

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3BL Media) Madison, NJ - May 17, 2012 - This week, National Women's Health Week, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, joins the American Cancer Society Choose You® movement and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office on Women's Health (OWH) in reminding women to make their health…

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