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The Natural Step Canada's March 2011 Newsletter

The latest sustainability news, resources, courses, events, and more from The Natural Step Canada.
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Check out The Natural Step Canada's March 2011 Newsletter for the latest sustainability news, resources, courses, events, and more.

In this issue:

The International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) collaborates with 3BL Media to drive CSR and sustainability coverage

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London, UK - March 17, 2011 - IBLF, a global, independent association working with top multinationals on the sustainability and corporate responsibility agenda, have come on board with distribution experts 3BL Media to enhance reach of its dynamic CSR-themed content.
 
3BL Media specialises in providing wide exposure to sustainability content, ranging from press releases, blogs, videos, podcasts, reports, newsletters and more.
 

Managing Risk with Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Sourcing many of it parts from various countries around the world, Ford Motor Company has come under recent criticism for its parts supply originating from China.  Following a safety incident involving a part destined for Ford’s Michigan plant, Yuwei Plastics and Hardware Product Co.

Great Opportunities for a Green Career

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 17, 2011 - The Green Business League has come out with a new and unique assessment and marketing software that is exploding in the Business world.  Many companies are trying to figure out how they can become sustainable.  One reason that companies are “Going Green” is because of rising energy prices.  Other companies see Green compliance as a marketing strategy to create a positive public image.  Like most companies, they have no idea what Green is or how to achieve a credible certification.  The Green Business League has made it easy to develop a Green busine

12 Step Guide to Green Your Small Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How does your business view the current economic, political, and socially conscious business environment? Are you taking advantage of the sustainable business strategies available to your business to increase productivity as well as stay a step ahead in the business sustainability conversation?

Pamela Gill Alabaster Tapped to Lead Sustainability at L’Oréal USA

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Frédéric Rozé, President and Chief Executive Officer of L'Oréal USA, announced the creation of an important new strategic function which aims to integrate and advance the company’s practices in the area of sustainability and has tapped Pamela Gill Alabaster to lead the charge.

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Frédéric Rozé, President and Chief Executive Officer of L'Oréal USA, announced the creation of an important new strategic function which aims to integrate and advance the company’s practices in the area of sustainability and has tapped Pamela Gill Alabaster to lead the charge.

Stakeholder Engagement: Crossing Traditional Business Lines

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), most business executives will tell you that their business sustainability stakeholders play a key role in the process.  However when these leaders are asked, "Are these same key business stakeholders actively engaged in the strategic business sustainability planning process and the financial decision-making of the company?"   The answer is very seldom the same. 

Business Sustainability: To What End?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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If the corporate actions of the first quarter are any indication of the future, then business sustainability is truly the mindset for 2011 and beyond.  The nearing horizon of financial recovery is creating a  stronger incentive for business sustainability, and more companies and individuals are reaping the reward of applied sustainability concepts.  But to what end?  When will we know that we are finished?

Michael Muyot's response to Jeffrey Hollender's 10 Point Plan for rebuilding the US economy

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On Wednesday, Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation, gave an interview to CSRwire outlining a ’10 Point Plan’ to refocus and rebuild the U.S. economy. To review the plan please click here.

Yesterday, Michael Muyot, President of CRD Analytics, countered Hollender’s plan with a plan of his own. Here is what he had to say:

LBG Canada Welcomes Two New Companies.

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LBG Canada is a growing national network of over 100 Canadian community investment professionals working together to share best practices in community investment management, measurement and communications. Launched in 2005, LBG Canada provides companies with the tools & resources to improve the way community investment teams plan, evaluate and articulate the value of their programs.

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