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Financial Crisis Inspires Doing Well by Doing Good

Sep 25, 2009 12:30 PM ET - Nothing has put the mandate for doing well by doing good more front and center than the financial collapse one year ago. For three decades, Greed has been Good! Better than good, it was great! In ...

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CSR Minute: Intel + Asian Institute of Management's CSR Award; Insight Forum's Comm Symposium Discount; Anellotech and U Mass Amherst's Grassoline

Sep 25, 2009 8:33 AM 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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IEMA Workshop: A unique course for CSR Professionals hosted by CSE in Chicago  

Sep 25, 2009 7:40 AM ET - The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) in North America successfully extended the momentum of corporate training in CSR and Sustainability by hosting its CSR Practitioners’ Workshop in the US on September 1-2, 2009.

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Clinton Global Initiative: Empty Gift Bags and Global Give Back

Sep 24, 2009 9:30 PM ET - Today I attended the opening session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in NYC. It's my second year attending. In many ways, it's similar to other conferences, with plenary sessions, breakouts, networking, etc. In other ways, it's unique. To...

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CLIF® BAR GreenNotes & VolunteerMatch: Helping musicians and fans turn awareness into action

Sep 24, 2009 5:00 PM ET - CLIF® BAR GreenNotes is helping musical artists reduce the environmental impact of their road tours, and with help from VolunteerMatch's SearchLite Widget, encouraging fans to get involved in their own communities.

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Enter the “S Contest” for a Chance to Win $10,000 in Services – Deadline Wed, Sept 30th

Sep 24, 2009 5:00 PM ET -  (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - New Paltz, NY – Sept. 24, 2009 - As part of its rebranding effort, SDialogue (formerly SRB Marketing) is currently running its $10...

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Shareholder Communications Symposium Streaming Live Online

Sep 24, 2009 3:41 PM ET -   Insight Forums, LLC today announced that it is providing a video stream of its Shareholder Communications Symposium to public company and fund firm executives who cannot attend in person. The event is being held October 6 and 7 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago, and streams of all sessions on both days are being made available. Registration for online participation for both days and access to session recordings after the event is just $175 and may be secured at http://www.insightforums.com/?sub=394.  

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Landman XChange Coming to Dallas, Texas

Sep 24, 2009 2:36 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) On Saturday, November 7, 2009, LandmanConnection.com will be hostingLandman Xchange Professional Development Conference in Dallas, Texas.  If you are a Landman or work in a related field, you won’t want to miss this...

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CSR Minute: Lowe's School Grants; IBM's Iowa Initiative; C5's Sustainable Jewelry

Sep 24, 2009 11:00 AM 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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Alaskans say NO to gold mine

Sep 24, 2009 8:30 AM ET - [Pebble Mine, an open-pit gold and copper mine planned in Bristol Bay, Alaska, is being met with opposition by community groups and major jewelry retailers alike.] A collaboration between Anglo American PLC and Northern...

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Seventh Generation Commits To Sustainable Palm Oil

Sep 24, 2009 8:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - BURLINGTON, VT – September 24, 2009 – Seventh Generation, the nation’s top brand of family-safe, environmentally healthy household solutions, has announced a commitment to obtain 100% of the palm oil used throughout its...

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Greenergy2030 Launches Green Business Media Network - The Business Alliance

Sep 23, 2009 1:00 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Dallas, TX, September 23, 2009 – Small businesses account for 99.7% of all employer firms in the United States. Last month GREENERGY2030.com launched "Greenergy2030...

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Deloitte Whitepaper Outlines Tax Implications of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Sep 23, 2009 12:15 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, Sep. 22  What: "A Climate for Change? Tax Implications of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Regulation" Who: Clint Stretch, managing principal, Tax Policy, Deloitte Tax LLP...

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Corporate social responsibility in the U.S.: Have we made any real progress in 2009?

Sep 23, 2009 11:31 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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Bon Appétit Management Company Launches Student Garden Guide

Sep 23, 2009 11:00 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Palo Alto, CA - September 23, 2009 - Bon Appétit Management Company is taking action to help student farmers launch careers in sustainable agriculture.   Bon Appé...

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Economic Crisis Demonstrates Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is here to Stay

Sep 23, 2009 10:45 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) The following post on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the economic crisis was submitted to Development Crossing by Chris Pinney, Director of Research and Policy at the Boston College Center for Corporate...

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CSR Minute: HP + NBA's School Grants; IP Business and Light Years IP's African Investment; Abbott's Sustainable Packaging

Sep 23, 2009 10:00 AM 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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Change is in the Air!

Sep 23, 2009 9:30 AM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) One Year after the Great Collapse of the Financial Markets- change is in the air and the U.S. legislative halls! Last week President Obama gave Wall Street a stern scolding and issued new mandates for a sweeping overhaul of...

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Catalytic Philanthropy: A Perfect Lead-In to the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

Sep 23, 2009 12:45 AM ET - My friend and colleague, Mark Kramer, just published an excellent new article on Catalytic Philanthropy. It's an extension of his work in helping foundations and philanthropists to improve...

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Tuesday Tracts: Social Enterprise, A Fish Story

Sep 22, 2009 7:00 PM ET - 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.

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Global Business and Civil Society Leaders Issue Urgent Call for Leadership on Effective Climate Deal

Sep 22, 2009 6:30 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - New York, 22 September 2009 - Meeting with Heads of State and Government from more than 50 nations, nearly 200 leaders of global business and civil society organizations gathered at the United Nations today to convey...

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Insight Forums: Use of summary prospectus, social media will reshape financial printing

Sep 22, 2009 3:15 PM ET - The SEC’s new Summary Prospectus rules and the growing adoption of social media as a shareholder communications channel together are going to radically change the financial printing industry. For example, small summaries combined with online documents, frequent "tweets" and blog posts, and other new means of outreach will mean fewer dollars will be spent on conventional printing, and new technologies will be required to effectively integrate print and electronic communications.  

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Social Media’s Powerful Impact on the Sustainability Dialogue

Sep 22, 2009 3:00 PM ET - (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New Paltz, NY – Sept. 22, 2009 - SDialogue today announced a new report, Social Media Advances the Sustainability Dialogue, New Ways to Powerfully...

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CSR Minute: Macy's Cause Marketing; HSBC and ACCESS Development's Microfinance Award; Living Cities' White Papers

Sep 22, 2009 1:00 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 Importance of Ritual in Board Retreats

Sep 22, 2009 10:45 AM ET - This afternoon, my husband and I executed our wills. Since I had made my intentions clear in discussions in advance of today's meeting, and my husband (a law professor) and our attorney prepared the documents carefully, I glanced at my will and...

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