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What it Means to Make CSR Core to Business

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By Kate Olsen 

What does it mean to make corporate social responsibility (CSR) part of your core business?  

What I Learned from Chipotle at Outside Lands

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Mmm, burritos. That’s what most people think about when you bring up Chipotle. On this blog, however, it makes sense that our first thought would be about the fast food chain’s very public sustainability practices.

The 2012 Millennial Impact Report: Harnessing Generation Y for CSR and EVP Success

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Generation Y doesn’t have a great reputation.

More often than not, today’s cohort of young people — often referred to as Millennials, or the population born between 1980 and 2000 — are depicted as entitled, selfish and lazy. Parents, employers and even the New York Times portray them as a “Generation Me,” a demanding population spoiled by technology that values little over their number one priority: fun.

This characterization seems a little unfair.

Digital Strategy for Good: Avoiding Cause Marketing Missteps [NEW NFG GUIDE]

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By Kate Olsen

Today, Network for Good releases a new eGuide for corporations – Digital Strategy for Good: Avoiding Cause Marketing Missteps - 5 Cause KeyTrends.  In this eGuide, Network for Good provides an overview of 5 cause marketing trends shaping digital consumer engagement and provides interesting examples of how brands are putting them into practice to win the hearts of their consumers. 

Trends to Watch:

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Devon Douglas, BBMG

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Storytelling in CSR – Common Challenges and New Tactics for Success

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Guest post by Devon Douglas, BBMG
 

On March 17, I spent the day with VolunteerMatch and a group of passionate CSR and Foundation professionals dedicated to engaging their employees, consumers, members and other stakeholders in making a positive impact through volunteering.

"Disrupt & Delight" - Sustainable Brand Innovation with BBMG

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By Kate Olsen

“Consumers don’t necessarily want—or need—more stuff. Rather, they want ‘better’ stuff, and a growing majority wants companies to move from ‘less bad’ to ‘net good’.”

G&A Media Advisories Accountability-Central Joins Best And Issues a Call For Nominations

G&A Media Advisories Accountability-Central Joins Best And Issues a Call For Nominations
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(3BL Media) May 31, 2012 - Accountability-CentralTM, the online news arm of the Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A) today announced its participation as a founding member of BEST! Business Excellence through Sustainable Trust.

A Better Idea for Branding Public Transit

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By Carol Pierson Holding

An Atlantic Cities blog posed a question that consistently bedevils environmentalists: How do we break Americans’ love for the automobile? A love enhanced by auto makers who have used design and advertising to reinforce the link between sex and cars.

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