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The five Ws of buying local, Part 1: A Blog by Peter Korchnak

Oct 5, 2009 10:10 AM ET - The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggersoffer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.   

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Corporate Governance and Responsibility Forum

Oct 5, 2009 9:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) The Corporate Governance and Responsibility Forum is intended to be a forum where business leaders can discuss and identify regional best practices relating to corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

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Sulusso Becomes Exclusive Online Retailer of Okomido Sustainable Jewelry

Oct 5, 2009 8:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Sulusso, the best online source for sustainable designer jewelry, will be the exclusive online retailer of Okomido jewelry. “I am so pleased to be partnering with Sulusso to sell our jewelry. Sulusso shares our deep...

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Hyatt (still) should be ashamed: A Blog by Marc Gunther

Oct 3, 2009 10:31 AM ET - The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggersoffer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.  

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Moody's and Kiva: "The Double Bottom Line"

Oct 3, 2009 7:15 AM ET - While it's a thrill for me to help engage companies in strategic philanthropy, corporate social responsibility (CSR), skilled volunteering, and other forms of giving and service, I've always believed that corporate initiatives are only...

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How to Lead a Great Panel Discussion

Oct 3, 2009 7:00 AM ET - In my work in training and preparing business executives and professionals for service on nonprofit boards of directors, I facilitate panel discussions. The panelists include corporate leaders who chair and serve on NGO boards, and CEOs of global...

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Five Inspiring Finalists Selected For the “S Contest”

Oct 2, 2009 2:30 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New Paltz, NY – Oct. 2, 2009: The top five finalists have been selected in S...

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"5 Minute Eco" Interviews Sulusso Founder

Oct 2, 2009 1:30 PM ET - Meghan Connolly Haupt has been in the sustainability space for more than a decade, but only turned her attention to the luxury industry in 2008 by launching C5 company, which specializes in sustainable fine jewelry. Her latest venture, Sulusso, which means “On Luxury” in Italian, launched October 1. Listen to the interview on HowYouEco's '5 Minute Eco'

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Time to Re-think Think Pink? A Blog by Paul Klein

Oct 1, 2009 4:45 PM ET - The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggersoffer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.  

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A Decade of Yoplait's Saving Lids to Save Lives

Oct 1, 2009 4:45 PM ET - Date: October 20, 2009 at 1:30 EST Whenever cause marketing program awareness surveys are mounted, a perennial "best known" is Yoplait's campaign that rewards consumers for sending in a yogurt lid by donating a dime to Susan G....

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Second Annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum-West Conference Explores Role of Private and Public Funding in Industry Growth and Development

Oct 1, 2009 4:15 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - San Francisco, CA - Oct. 1, 2009 - The second annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF) - West hosted by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events...

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Virtual Meeting Attendance: Not Present, But Still Here

Oct 1, 2009 3:15 PM ET - Holding virtual board meetings has both benefits and challenges. BoardSource's latest white paper provides practical tips to make them a viable option for most boards.

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Half-empty or Half-full? A Blog by Kathrin Winkler

Oct 1, 2009 1:17 PM ET -   Last week, EMC was ranked as #74 out of 500 in the Newsweek Green Rankings.  I received quite a few congratulatory emails, as well as one or two from folks puzzled as to...

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First B Corporation Annual Report Released

Oct 1, 2009 11:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - BERWYN, Pa., Oct. 1, 2009 – B Lab, the nonprofit that certifies B Corporations (“B” is for benefit), will publish the first B Corporation Annual Report in collaboration with Sustainable Industries, the business...

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CSR Minute:Wal-Mart's Sustainability Index; Palo Alto Software's Award; SDialogue's Report

Oct 1, 2009 9:20 AM ET - theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news. theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Project Insider, and right here on the 3BL Media website.   

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Online Sustainable Jewelry Marketplace Debuts

Oct 1, 2009 8:00 AM ET - Sulusso.com launches today as the best internet site for sustainable, designer jewelry. All Sulusso vendors have one thing in common - a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

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Coca-Cola Enterprises Hosts First-Ever Virtual Facility Tour

Oct 1, 2009 8:00 AM ET - Click here to watch Coca-Cola Enterprises' full virtual facility tour and learn more how we are incorporating Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) into our business operations.

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Can't Eco and Socially Just Gifts Cost Less?

Sep 30, 2009 4:20 PM ET - ElegantRoots.com is a gift boutique that promotes social justice and eco-consciousness by offering the up-style creations of eco and socially conscious artisans and designers. Elegant Roots makes it Personal by telling the Story of every artisan/designer as well as the product and the vision for People and Planet that it reflects. Elegant Roots supports the transparency movement; we inform so purchases may be aligned with values. Buy less but buy better. Make it meaningful. And we deliver it all exquisite, eco-conscious gift wrap.  

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Ecuadorian Youth learn Gender Equity through Entertainment Education

Sep 30, 2009 2:06 PM ET -   The final episode of the popular Ecuadorian soap opera, "Toque Mágico" (Magic Touch) will be released Wednesday, September 30, on PCI-Media Impact’s YouTube Channel.  PCI-Media Impact, co-producer of "Magic Touch," is a not-for-profit organization that uses Entertainment Education to support social change movements in developing countries. "Magic Touch" was first broadcast in 2008 in partnership with Colectivo Pro Derechos Humanos, a community organization specializing in human rights in Ecuador. The show educates youth by promoting gender equity, elimination of discrimination and the prevention of violence against women. In June of this year, PCI-Media Impact began the global re-broadcast this popular series, via the internet. Tune in to PCI Media Impact's YouTube channel on September 30 as the season comes to an end.  To catch any episodes you might have missed or watch the entire season from the beginning, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/pcimediaimpact.        

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CSR Minute: Newmont Mining + Dow Jones Sustainability Index; Greenergy 2030's Business Alliance; China CSR Research Center's Rankings

Sep 30, 2009 10:00 AM ET - theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news. theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Project Insider, and right here on the 3BL Media website.   

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How nonprofits can get into the script of Hollywood’s big new campaign about volunteering

Sep 30, 2009 9:00 AM ET - From October 19-25, more than 60 network TV shows will spotlight the power and personal benefits of service with storylines and characters talking about volunteering. VolunteerMatch is making sure America's charitable organizations can play a role, too.

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Nike at CGI: Helping Girls and Women Achieve their Potential and Change the World

Sep 30, 2009 8:30 AM ET - I have admired Maria Eitel since I met and interviewed her at last year's CGI....

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Genzyme at CGI: Global Problem-Solving Gives You a Competitive Advantage

Sep 30, 2009 8:15 AM ET - If your corporate social responsibility (CSR) program is ancillary to your corporate strategy, it's on the chopping block--or already in the waste bin. This is especially true in today's economy. On the flip side, you have a chance to gain a...

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Research Points to Need for Sustainability and Innovation in Jewelry Sector

Sep 30, 2009 8:00 AM ET - Two trends in consumer behavior that could possibly relieve much of the jewelry industry’s stress are being largely ignored by traditional jewelry retailers. The first trend points to better online options and the second to greater accountability and responsibility.  

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The Coca-Cola Company Announces Worldwide Commitment to Place Energy Information on Front of Product Packaging

Sep 30, 2009 8:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) ATLANTA, September 30, 2009 -  The Coca-Cola Company today announced global plans to include energy information (calories, kilocalories, kilojoules) per serving on the front of nearly all product packages in a move to...

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