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Blog: Yes to 'inspired leadership' – but inspired to do what?

The type of business leadership that led us into the 21st century will not be sufficient to lead us safely through it, opines Clare Melford, CEO of IBLF
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By Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum

The number of Americans who believe that the free market economy is the best economic system is in free fall, a recent poll from GlobeScan shows.

Chamber BCLC Launches Business for Environmental Innovation

Companies Hold Key to Solving Environmental Challenges
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By Kathryn Traver, Managing Director, BCLC

Buy Local Has New Meaning in Big Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Over the past few decades, procurement organizations have vigorously evaluated the strategic value opportunities in their supply base.  Some found leverage in consolidating and even outsourcing what they considered transactional functions.  In general, ‘taking the supply chain global’ to tap new and emerging markets has been the overarching direction.  However, shifting dynamics may now make ‘buying local’ a sustainable supply chain management strategy worth expl

Interface, Inc. CEO Shares Five Sustainability Successes Achieved in Past Year

Company’s highlights of progress, shared for Earth Day, serve to inspire other organizations on sustainability journeys
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 21, 2011 – ATLANTA – Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFSIA), the worldwide leader in design, production and sales of environmentally responsible modular carpet, believes that Earth Day is an important time for individuals and organizations to consider environmental impacts. Today, the company is revealing highlights made over the past year in reducing its own negative impacts on the earth to demonstrate ways other companies can achieve progress toward sustainability.

Thoughts from Fortune’s Brainstorm Green Conference

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UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn told the UPS story at Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference where he had the unique distinction of being the only Chief Financial Officer attending the event.

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UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn told the UPS story at Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference where he had the unique distinction of being the only Chief Financial Officer attending the event.

Cummins Inc. wins Boston College Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

Video on work in remote India villages tops record 37 entries in competition
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass - April 19, 2011 - A video showing how Cummins engineers worked to bring an innovative power generation system to a remote village in India took first place in the annual Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, which attracted a record number of video entries and saw voters flooding online polls at a record rate. 

Women Matter 2010: Increasing Shareholder Value

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In order to improve your company's financial performance, provide a way forward for women to advance to senior positions. In its new study, Women Matter 2010, McKinsey & Company established the link between the presence of women in leadership and better financial results. This is the firm's fourth annual study addressing women and leadership.

The Aspen Institute Celebrates Winners of 2011 Business Society Case Competition for International MBA Students

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - April 19, 2011 – Nearly 1,000 students at 25 leading business schools from around the world have dedicated a weekend to analyzing the costs and benefits of expanding the U.S. presence of a Chinese renewable energy company in this year’s Aspen Institute Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. This new teaching tool – produced by the Yale School of Management – challenges students to innovate at the intersection of corporate profitability and environmental, social, and ethical issues.  

Vulture Capitalism Turns Green

Green MBAs
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The newest buzz in business school has been the wave of Green MBA programs. Finance professionals who are equipped for the sustainable marketplace have an edge in our increasing green world. GoodB brings you our first report in a series on the New MBA. John Bain reports...

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Sodexo Again Recognized as Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers by Working Mother Magazine

Repeat recognition cites company culture, training, development and advancement opportunities
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For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. has been named a "Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers" by Working Mother Magazine for having a culture and programs in place that help hourly workers succeed and advance.

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For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. has been named a "Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers" by Working Mother Magazine for having a culture and programs in place that help hourly workers succeed and advance.

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