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The George Washington University and VolunteerMatch Partner to Help Students Reach First Lady’s Service Challenge

Oct 14, 2009 8:00 AM ET - SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 13, 2009 – Following a unique challenge issued by the First Lady, The George Washington University and VolunteerMatch have partnered to launch a new Web site that will enable the GW student body to inspire and track...

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Smart Giving: Look Who's on the Board

Oct 14, 2009 7:00 AM ET - Whether you're an individual, company or foundation, making a significant contribution, you can get a good idea of an organization's vitality and prospects for success by taking a look at who's on the board. As the editor and co-Founder of...

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CSR Minute: Cummins' Newsweek Green Ranking; March of Dimes Partners with Ford + UAW; REALeadership's Workshop

Oct 13, 2009 1:37 PM 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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Colorado Rocky Mountain School Student-Initiated Clubs Raise Money For Worldwide Causes

Oct 13, 2009 12:30 PM ET - Even with our students' robust academic and active schedules, we encourage them to participate in clubs of their choice. These clubs are student organized and run, affording more freedom in the activities offered and in opportunities for...

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Lab-created Diamonds Harder to Come By

Oct 13, 2009 12:05 PM ET - As consumers have sought responsible alternatives to traditionally mined diamonds, the demand for lab-created diamonds has increased. Unfortunately, the supply hasn’t.

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CSR Debates "Capitalism: A Love Story". A Blog by Christine Arena

Oct 13, 2009 12:00 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 bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.  

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Tuesday Tract: Should We Be Transparent About Transparency?

Oct 13, 2009 11:30 AM ET - ElegantRoots.com is a gift boutique that promotes social justice and eco-consciousness by offering quality 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. Each week, on Elegant Roots' Tuesday Tracts, we will recognize one of the artisans/designers whose creations grace the pages of our website. We think you'll find the stories worthy of notice. Occasionally, we will touch on other subjects near and dear to our hearts.  

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The Impact of Population Growth on Tomorrow's World

Oct 13, 2009 10:00 AM ET - An interesting new publication from the Royal Society titled The impact of population growth on tomorrow’s world addresses some of the...

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Serve.gov decision a victory for smart government and social enterprise

Oct 13, 2009 8:00 AM ET - The Corporation for National and Community Service will no longer invite visitors to post their volunteer opportunities directly through Serve.gov, a federally operated Web site. Ironically, this is a courageous decision and a win for the volunteer sector.

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Visible Light Solar Technologies Partners with Bosque School

Oct 12, 2009 4:30 PM ET - The Bosque School Sheds Light on Student Education with Visible Light Solar Technologies.  Bosque retrofitted 30 incandescent exterior lights – all of the main parking lot and driveway lights – on its campus with Visible Light Solar’s solar/LED lights.  By adding solar and LED exterior lights, the school estimates it can increase its energy savings up to 99 percent.  Visible Light Solar Technologies is an intelligent solar and LED lighting technology company. We provide the first commercial and industrial hybrid solar/LED lighting solutions that reduce energy consumption by up to 85%, dramatically lower maintenance costs and deliver highly programmable, true-color illumination. Visible Light     Solar's inaugural product line of retrofit solar/LED and LED lighting applications are designed for businesses that want to retrofit their metal halide and mercury vapor lighting fixtures while reusing their existing light poles, heads, casings and wiring. Visible Light   Solar Technologies’ products are available nationwide through our Certified Installation Partner Program.  

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Colorado Rocky Mountain School – Serving up academic excellence and gourmet food.

Oct 12, 2009 1:45 PM ET - The School  For 50 years, Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) has practiced environmental stewardship and a commitment to sustainability. Sprawling over 300 acres of pasture and farmland at the base of...

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Ford and Labor Leaders Join Forces with March of Dimes

Oct 9, 2009 5:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - Washington, D.C. - Oct. 9, 2009 - The leaders of Ford Motor Company and the United Auto Workers are not only joining forces to help revitalize America’s auto industry – they’re also coming together to support the March...

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Philanthropy and Service: Getting the Best Return on Your Investment

Oct 8, 2009 6:57 PM ET - One year ago, I wrote a post here on "Building Your Nonprofit Investment Portfolio:...

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Be Green Packaging LLC Presents Its Sustainability Scorecard

Oct 8, 2009 6:00 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) What does our tree free, compostable packaging have to do with your healthy lifestyle?...EVERYTHING.   We knew this on a gut feeling level – but scientific proof and ‘the bottom line’ are often easier to track and...

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Fenton Communications Names Social Marketing Expert Rob Anderson as Managing Director of New York Office

Oct 8, 2009 3:30 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY Oct. 8 -- Fenton Communications has named Rob Anderson, a nationally recognized expert on social marketing and cause branding as managing director of its New York office. Anderson was previously...

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CSR Minute: Coca-Cola's Sustainability Initiatives; Newsweek's Top 500 Green Rankings; GoodBusiness International Joins UN Global Compact

Oct 8, 2009 12:20 PM 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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3BL Media Announces Production and Distribution of "theCSRminute," A Daily Video Digest Of News Focusing On Corporate Social Responsibility

Oct 8, 2009 11:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed)(Brattleboro, VT, October 8, 2009) – 3BL Media , the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and cause marketing communications, today announced that it has begun production and distribution of “...

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Enter the Sustainable Century – Part 1: Blog by Chad Tragakis

Oct 8, 2009 10:01 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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Sustainable Development with Leila C. Janah, CEO of Samasource

Oct 8, 2009 10:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) As part of our sustainable development interview series, Leila Chirayath Janah, CEO of Samasource was kind enough to ...

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1,000 Companies Delisted by UN Global Compact Since 2008

Oct 7, 2009 4:55 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed)(New York, 7 October, 2009) – The number of companies delisted since 2008 for repeated failure to meet the UN Global Compact’s mandatory annual reporting requirement, also known as the Communication on...

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CSR Minute:Mokugift's Green Lifestyle Quiz on Yahoo; Microgrowth Enterprise Growth Facility Project; Schema's Corporate Governance + Responsibility Forum

Oct 7, 2009 2:30 PM 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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Kiva and fungibility: A Blog by GiveWell

Oct 7, 2009 1:51 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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CSR Minute:Dow Corning's Green Innovation Portfolio; CRO's Summit Conference; Sulusso's Sustainable Jewelry

Oct 7, 2009 1:30 PM 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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The five Ws of buying local, Part 2: A Blog by Peter Korchnak

Oct 7, 2009 11:07 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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Behind the Designers: Midori Ferris-Wayne

Oct 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET - Each week we profile a new Sulusso featured designer. All of our designers have one thing in thing in common - a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

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