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Sustainable SCM: Refocus on the Big Picture

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Scan the broad spectrum of Supply Chain Management (SCM) success over the past few decades and you are very likely to find the predominate area of focus to be transactional in nature.  With most procurement organizations targeting price, inventory, and transportation efficiencies, there can be a tendency to allow valuable and talented resources to get caught in the weeds. 
 

Hank Boerner named to NACD Directorship 100's "People to Watch" Roster

Boerner to Be Honored among the Years Most Influential Corporate Leaders
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(3BL Media / the CSRfeed) New York, NY - September 23, 2011 - Governance & Accountability Institute is pleased to announce that Henry ("Hank") Boerner, its Chairman has been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACDs) 2011 Directorship 100 "People to Watch" roster, in recognition of his work promoting the highest standards of corporate governance.

VolunteerMatch Announces New Consulting Services: Grow Your Volunteer Program with Expert Help

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With the launch of VolunteerMatch Consulting Services, businesses and organizations of all sizes can get expert advice on how to best improve their volunteer programs, or even build them from the ground up. Work closely with our experienced consultants to discover how to successfully engage volunteers and integrate programs with your culture and goals.

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With the launch of VolunteerMatch Consulting Services, businesses and organizations of all sizes can get expert advice on how to best improve their volunteer programs, or even build them from the ground up. Work closely with our experienced consultants to discover how to successfully engage volunteers and integrate programs with your culture and goals.

Report: What Can Companies Do to Tackle the Threat of Chronic Disease?

IBLF releases ‘Many Healthy Returns’, a specialised industry report and action framework on the role of business in tackling chronic disease.
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The International Business Leaders Forum has released ‘Many Healthy Returns’, a specialised industry report and action framework on the role of business in tackling chronic disease.

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The International Business Leaders Forum has released ‘Many Healthy Returns’, a specialised industry report and action framework on the role of business in tackling chronic disease.

America's Reputation Is Every Company's Responsibility

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Corporate America is changing; organizations, such as GE, are providing tremendous leadership through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and attempting to alter the failing reputation of America that has been developing over the last ten years. This article on Forbes.com cites how CSR is helping rebuild corporate America’s standing.

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Corporate America is changing; organizations, such as GE, are providing tremendous leadership through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and attempting to alter the failing reputation of America that has been developing over the last ten years. This article on Forbes.com cites how CSR is helping rebuild corporate America’s standing.

Barrick's Julie Shuttleworth wins Australia Mine Manager of the Year award

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Julie Shuttleworth says a mine manager’s work with the local community outside the mine is as critical as what is done on-site.

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Julie Shuttleworth says a mine manager’s work with the local community outside the mine is as critical as what is done on-site.

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Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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While sustainable business strategies and green living may not be 100% mainstream (yet), we frequently find ourselves reflecting on the words of Nelson Mandela, “And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”   
 

Sustainability 2.0: Be Green Packaging and the Triple Bottom Line

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Author’s Note: This article is the product of a series of conversations that took place throughout July & August 2011 with Ron Blitzer, Robert Richman, and Eva Van Wingerden. It covers topics such as sustainability, philanthropy, the triple bottom line philosophy, and how these subjects relate to the company’s forthcoming manufacturing plant in Ridgeland, South Carolina.

Sustainable Talent Management: Good to Outstanding

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In order to meet the growing demands of business sustainability and maintain a competitive advantage over the competition, businesses are encouraged to take a hard look at their talent pool.  This often requires managers to incorporate a wide variety of perspectives in their talent appraisals.
 

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