World Environment Center Counts Down to Gold Medal Award; Jerusalem Residents Receive $230K for Social Innovation; Harvard Business School Hosts CSR Program - CSR Minute for August 27, 2012

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World Environment Center Counts Down to Gold Medal Award; Jerusalem Residents Receive $230K for Social Innovation; Harvard Business School Hosts CSR Program - CSR Minute for August 27, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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.

Monday, August 27, 2012 - 2:25pm

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Nominations for the 2013 Gold Medal Award given by the World Environment Center will close this Friday, August 31st. The award recognizes industry leaders in corporate sustainability initiatives.

The Leichtag Family Foundation has announced a new partnership with PresenTense Israel and has pledged $230,000 to increase social entrepreneurship and innovation in underserved Jerusalem communities. Since 2007, PresenTense has helped 296 social entrepreneurs, including more than 60 residents of Jerusalem.

Harvard Business School will host an executive education program, “Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategies to Create Business and Social Value” on the HBS Campus in October. The program will address the challenge of balancing business objectives and social accountability.

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