CSRminute:Haier Donates Solar Water Heaters to SOS Village Faridabad; No Nonsense Socks Starts User Video Volunteer Contest

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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.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 11:55am

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This CSR Minute is sponsored by McKesson. For information about McKesson's corporate citizenship, please visit www.mckesson.com/corporatecitizenship.

Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Wednesday, November 24th:

Haier, one of India’s largest home appliances and consumer electronics brands, has installed 30 of its Solar Water Heaters at the SOS Village in Faridabad. SOS Village is an NGO that takes care of orphaned children and operates 45 centers across India. Haier’s Solar Water Heater runs on free sun power, stores hot water overnight, and has an electrical backup system to ensure a supply of hot water during cloudy weather.

No Nonsense socks is running a contest for user-submitted videos and photo essays about “living a no nonsense life.” Entrants are encouraged to share their volunteer experiences in a video clip of three minutes or less for a prize of $7,500 or a photo essay for a prize of $1,000. The first 15,000 entrants will receive a free pair of No Nonsense socks. Entries will be accepted until December 31st.

For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com.

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