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Dow Corning Chooses SAP to Create Product Compliance Documents for 14,000 Products in 100 Countries

New Environment, Health and Safety Content Service Provides Superior Value, Quality and Flexibility On Demand
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MIDLAND, MI — May 3, 2011 — In today’s world of rapidly changing and increasingly complex regulations, companies are looking for a consistent and standard approach to help ensure product compliance.

Ethos Institute and UN Global Compact Launch "Clean Games" Anti-Corruption Project

US$ 3.1 Million Initiative to Monitor Spending and Report Irregularities in 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympics
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) São Paulo/New York - 2 May 2011 - The Ethos Institute of Business and Social Responsibility and the United Nations Global Compact have launched a US$ 3.1 million, five-year anti-corruption project "Clean Games Inside and Outside of the Stadium" (Jogos Limpos) to monitor public spending and to facilitate reporting of potential irregularities linked to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Circulating the Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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While many procurement organizations target immediate return, such as cost savings, the more progressive supply chain actions are focused on broader business performance measures.  Traditionally defined, almost exclusively by the ability to secure supply and mitigate disruptions, today’s supply chain function is now expected to play a more important role in the stability of the company. 

SAP Saves Millions By Becoming More Sustainable

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed)WALLDORF, Germany — May 2, 2011 SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today released its quarterly sustainability update. Thecompany shared that it has saved approximately EUR 170 million between 2008 and today as a result of focused sustainability initiatives.

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights - April 28, 2011

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Business leaders and managers are being challenged by the rising expectations of stockholders and stakeholder with regard to the corporate performance in the areas of ESG (environmental, social issue and governance) performance.  Peers and competitors are increasingly setting the pace for industries and sectors as they create and implement sustainability and corporate responsibility strategies and actions.

Seven Sustainable SCM Lessons from Starbucks

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Reviewing sustainable supply chain management progress over the past few years has revealed a growing emphasis on environmental awareness, social responsibility, and business sustainability actions in the supply chain.  Progressive companies, like IBM and Wal-Mart, have begun to evaluate inbound supply improvements and the ‘supplier role’ in creating more sustainable supply chains.   Shifting attention to Starbucks, the coffee super giant has a few lesson

GE Supports UN Global Compact and Maplecroft to Develop Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

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GE worked with the United Nations Global Compact and Maplecroft in developing the Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum, which provides case studies and discussion forums on human rights dilemmas that multinational corporations face globally, particularly in emerging markets. GE joined the Global Compact -- the largest responsible business coalition in the world based on 10 principles covering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues -- in December 2008. 

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GE worked with the United Nations Global Compact and Maplecroft in developing the Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum, which provides case studies and discussion forums on human rights dilemmas that multinational corporations face globally, particularly in emerging markets. GE joined the Global Compact -- the largest responsible business coalition in the world based on 10 principles covering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues -- in December 2008. 

Leadership Matters

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As it is, today’s companies face greater pressure than ever before from shareholders, customers, and employees to become more sustainable.  But how do you engage workers within your business to personally integrate sustainability into their everyday actions and decisions? 

Use Business Sustainability for Small Businesses to Score Contracts with Big Companies

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Part of a growing sustainable business trend is the coupling of large and small businesses uniting for the greater good for both business and the environment.

Video: Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé talks to IBLF

IBLF's Shivvy Jervis talks to Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé about leadership and sustainability in the latest edition of the Expert Insight video series.
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IBLF's Shivvy Jervis talks to Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé about leadership and sustainability in the latest edition of the Expert Insight video series. Watch the video here

"The times that business was acting in isolation of society are long gone. The license to do business is now coming from society," asserts Brabeck. He speaks in detail about the concept of creating shared value, CSR, inclusive business and what it takes for a company to be sustainable in the long-term.

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IBLF's Shivvy Jervis talks to Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé about leadership and sustainability in the latest edition of the Expert Insight video series. Watch the video here

"The times that business was acting in isolation of society are long gone. The license to do business is now coming from society," asserts Brabeck. He speaks in detail about the concept of creating shared value, CSR, inclusive business and what it takes for a company to be sustainable in the long-term.

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