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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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Sustainability Beyond the Photo Op
One of the perks of attending sustainability and corporate social responsibility events is exposure to business leaders who are genuinely excited about the way their organizations are making the world a better place. Increasingly, I’m encountering senior executives who encourage their peers to look closely at CSR programs to make sure they have adequate scale to actually make a...
Oct 13, 2016 11:10 AM ET
Analysts Mum on Sustainability During Earnings Calls
Questions from sell-side stock analysts about corporate sustainability issues remain few and far between on the quarterly earnings conference calls held by publicly traded companies. More and more institutional investors, however, are digging deep into voluminous sustainability reports to gain a strategic advantage. Those are some of the observations shared this week during the...
Oct 10, 2016 9:25 AM ET
Offshore Wind Power, From Rhode Island to Copenhagen
For the past couple of summers, our family has watched as construction workers ferried back and forth between Rhode Island’s Point Judith and a wind farm being built off nearby Block Island. We knew the turbines would be spinning soon when the main highway traversing the peninsula was gouged to make way for a cable that would bring ashore any surplus electricity not consumed by Block...
Oct 3, 2016 9:55 AM ET
‘Purpose is like Pokemon,’ contends Mr. Goodvertising
Among an impressive line-up of deep thinkers, CEOs and Ph.Ds sharing wisdom about instilling purpose into businesses, it was Homer Simpson that drove the point home. Corporate branding executives are not unlike the lovable cartoon oaf battling with his alter ego, contents Tom Kolster, author and founder of the Danish creative agency...
Sep 27, 2016 8:50 AM ET
University of California's "Audacious" Climate Action Plan
If the University of California was a state, it would be the 15th largest. The annual budget for UC is 20 times larger than Arizona, where Janet Napolitano was governor from 2003 to 2009. So the impact of California’s 10 public university campuses, hospitals and research labs becoming carbon neutral in their energy consumption is an “audacious” goal, Napolitano told...
Sep 22, 2016 3:20 PM ET