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The General Motors Foundation Awards $75,000 to Local Non-Profits

Grants are part of the General Motors Foundation’s commitment of more than $1 million to organizations in cities where GM has its plants
Press Release

(3BL Media) Warren, MI - August 15, 2012 - The General Motors Foundation  will provide $75,000 to support organizations within the Warren community that provide services and benefits for local families.

“The communities that our employees and their families call home are important to the General Motors Foundation,” said Vivian Pickard, President, GM Foundation.  “The grants that we provide benefit education, community centers, cultural organizations and many other important areas of focus that strengthen and improve these communities.”

Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, Selected as Finalist in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2012 Contest

Social Entrepreneur Recognized for his Work to Fight Poverty in Farming Communities
Press Release

(3BL Media) Oakland, CA - August 15, 2012 - Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, has been announced as one of five finalists for the Entrepreneur of 2012 contest presented by The UPS Store®, the most prestigious award bestowed upon entrepreneurs today.  Now through September 17, the business community and consumers can vote for Paul Rice to become the Entrepreneur of 2012 by visiting entrepreneur.com/e2012.

Focus on Corporate Citizenship Leadership

Leadership is key to effectiveness
Blog

At the heart of advancing corporate citizenship is organizational change, and that change comes in many forms. Whether it's the creation of strategy, the development of management structures, systems and policies, engaging employees and senior management, aligning initiatives to support the business, or embedding corporate citizenship into the culture and fabric of the business - these are all change challenges faced by corporate citizenship professionals. But no matter which challenges they face, the ability to lead effectively is critical.

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Empowers Young Girls to Become Smart Investors

ING Money Makers See Their Investment Pay Off
Article

The ING Money Makers, the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge team in Alameda, Calif., celebrated their successful money management skills during a Girls Inc. annual event Friday, July 27, where they received a “big check” from the ING Foundation. The team received $15,500, the gains from the initial $50,000 virtual portfolio that the girls participating in the program managed during the past three years.

The Co-operators, an Industry Change Agent

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The Opportunity

The sustainability challenge, and most notably climate change, clearly presents a fundamental risk and opportunity for the insurance industry. In 2006, The Co-operators officially acknowledged these risks to their business and recognized an opportunity to play a crucial role in society’s transition to a sustainable future.

The Response

Global Training Courses on CSR & Supply Chain Management

Enroll now and get 10% off with promo code '3BLSummer2012' - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Newsletter

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Global Training Courses on CSR & Supply Chain Management

Enroll now and get 10% off with promo code '3BLFall2012' - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Newsletter

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Global Training Courses on CSR & Supply Chain Management

Register now and get 10% off - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Newsletter

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

The Global Guide to What Counts

The Process Behind the Reports; Global Giving Survey Open
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How does a company know what counts as a charitable contribution when each country around the world classifies NGOs in differing ways?  Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) sought to answer that question and now provides clear, concise guidance through its Developing the Global Guide to What Counts: Expanding the Boundaries of Corporate Giving, which was developed with pro bono support from Deloitte. 

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