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Business Sustainability: To What End?

Mar 14, 2011 2:30 PM ET - If the corporate actions of the first quarter are any indication of the future, then business sustainability is truly the mindset for 2011 and beyond.  The nearing horizon of financial recovery is creating a  stronger incentive for business...

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Impulse Control for Corporate Managers

Mar 14, 2011 1:30 PM ET - By Bahar Gidwani The term “impulse control” describes how some people are able to delay the gratification of their desires, and resist temptation. The...

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Is Cause Marketing Really a Disaster After Disasters? - Joe Waters

Mar 14, 2011 1:00 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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LBG Canada Welcomes Two New Companies.

Mar 14, 2011 12:45 PM ET - LBG Canada is a growing national network of over 100 Canadian community investment professionals working together to share best practices in community investment management, measurement and communications. Launched in 2005, LBG Canada provides...

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The future of CSR and ESG Reporting - An Interview with Allen White, Vice President of Tellus Institute about CSR and Sustainability Reporting

Mar 14, 2011 11:30 AM ET - (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Recently, 3BL Media attended the official launch of GRI’s Focal Point USA at the New York Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Allen White, Vice President of Tellus Institute and discuss the latest...

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The future of CSR and ESG Reporting - An Interview with Allen White, Vice President of Tellus Institute about CSR and Sustainability Reporting

Mar 14, 2011 11:30 AM ET - (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Recently, 3BL Media attended the official launch of GRI’s Focal Point USA at the New York Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Allen White, Vice President of Tellus Institute and discuss the latest...

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GE Invests in New Solar Technology

Mar 14, 2011 11:00 AM ET - LiveWire blogs about GE's multi-million dollar investment partnership in 1366 Technologies, a Lexington, Massachusetts-based company whose mission is to make the cost of solar power competitive with coal power. The company has developed a new process to create silicon wafers for photovoltaic (PV) panels, which reduces the cost of manufacturing solar panels by 65% and conserves 50% of silicon raw material.

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GE Invests in New Solar Technology

Mar 14, 2011 11:00 AM ET - LiveWire blogs about GE's multi-million dollar investment partnership in 1366 Technologies, a Lexington, Massachusetts-based company whose mission is to make the cost of solar power competitive with coal power. The company has developed a new process to create silicon wafers for photovoltaic (PV) panels, which reduces the cost of manufacturing solar panels by 65% and conserves 50% of silicon raw material.

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Business Sustainability: Bringing New Meaning to Life/Work Balance

Mar 14, 2011 10:30 AM ET - In today’s multifunctional and multi-connected world, even the most disciplined and stress-free of individuals often find it irresistible to check-in.  The need to check our voice and email messages is just far too easy on the endless range...

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The Natural Step Canada Announces its 2011 Sustainability Learning Course Schedule

Mar 14, 2011 10:00 AM ET - (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 14, 2011 - The Natural Step Canada has launched its 2011 Sustainability Learning course dates and locations nationwide. The...

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CSR Minute: AMERIPEN, American Institution for Packaging and the Environment, Formed to Advocate for Public Policy; Corporate Responsibility Officer Association Releases Guidebook

Mar 14, 2011 9:45 AM ET - The CSR Minute 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.

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CSR Minute: AMERIPEN, American Institution for Packaging and the Environment, Formed to Advocate for Public Policy; Corporate Responsibility Officer Association Releases Guidebook

Mar 14, 2011 9:45 AM ET - The CSR Minute 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.

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Companies Cannot Sweep Climate Change Under the Rug

Mar 11, 2011 4:15 PM ET - Mindy Lubber cites GE as an example of a "global giant [...] moving aggressively to reduce emissions, ramp up low-carbon products and decarbonize their supply chain" in an article in GreenBiz on climate change. Lubber, President of Ceres, a coalition of investors, environmental groups and other public interest groups promoting sustainable prosperity, discusses how GE and other major companies are beyond the climate change debate and on to incorporating the reduction of their sustainability footprint into their business strategies. 

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Companies Cannot Sweep Climate Change Under the Rug

Mar 11, 2011 4:15 PM ET - Mindy Lubber cites GE as an example of a "global giant [...] moving aggressively to reduce emissions, ramp up low-carbon products and decarbonize their supply chain" in an article in GreenBiz on climate change. Lubber, President of Ceres, a coalition of investors, environmental groups and other public interest groups promoting sustainable prosperity, discusses how GE and other major companies are beyond the climate change debate and on to incorporating the reduction of their sustainability footprint into their business strategies. 

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Michael Muyot's response to Jeffrey Hollender's 10 Point Plan for rebuilding the US economy

Mar 11, 2011 2:30 PM ET - On Wednesday, Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation, gave an interview to CSRwire outlining a ’10 Point Plan’ to refocus and rebuild the U.S. economy. To review the plan please click...

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Sustainable Supply Chain: Emerging Best Practices

Mar 11, 2011 1:10 PM ET - The recent drive to incorporate ‘Sustainability’ into Supply Chain Management has inspired companies to reexamine their internal and external processes.  Progressive organizations, like Wal-Mart and IBM, are evaluating their procurement, sourcing...

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GE places at Number 13 in Fortune's list of World's Most Admired Companies

Mar 11, 2011 11:28 AM ET - GE has been ranked 13th in a list of the World's Most Admired Companies, compiled by Fortune Magazine and the Hay Group, and is the highest-placing company in the electronics industry.

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GE places at Number 13 in Fortune's list of World's Most Admired Companies

Mar 11, 2011 11:28 AM ET - GE has been ranked 13th in a list of the World's Most Admired Companies, compiled by Fortune Magazine and the Hay Group, and is the highest-placing company in the electronics industry.

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Consumer Voices Focus on Improving McDonald’s Climate Leadership from the Ground Up

Mar 11, 2011 10:55 AM ET - First, let’s do the numbers: McDonald’s has over 32,478 restaurants in 60% of the world’s countries and recorded $24 billion in revenue last year. That’s more restaurants than any other company in the world, and $24 billion is…...

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How to Navigate the Business Sustainability Dashboard

Mar 11, 2011 10:38 AM ET - Business leaders are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve their businesses.  One of the most dramatic ways to reshape your entire company, from top to bottom, is to examine the processes that run through it.   However,...

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Why Responsible Investors May Label Your Firm Both "Good" and "Bad"

Mar 11, 2011 10:01 AM ET - Research published in Business Strategy and the Environment shows that, depending on the criteria they use, investors can find the same company environmentally responsible and irresponsible at the same time. For...

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So, What is Green IT Anyway?

Mar 11, 2011 9:15 AM ET - The truth is no one really has a handle on Green IT, but we know that it is out there hiding…somewhere.  The problem is that the techies are trying to make it “technical” by talking about more efficient programming, servers and cloud...

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If Facebook Had Launched Its New Anti-bullying Services in 2010

Mar 11, 2011 8:15 AM ET - by Lynette Owens  Facebook announced that it will soon unveil new services to help victims or witnesses of cyberbullying.  As part of the White House summit on bullying prevention, Facebook hosted a panel at the White House today to...

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Pizza Chain Uses Co-Marketing to Raise Funds for Causes - By Joe Waters

Mar 11, 2011 7:38 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 bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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CSR Minute: Coca-Cola Enterprises Rated on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List; SXSW Presents Online Social Giving Panel

Mar 11, 2011 7:22 AM ET - The CSR Minute 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.

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