Social Enterprise Quarterback to Celebrate Global Pro Bono Week
October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Quarterback, a social enterprise startup driving mutual advancement among nonprofits and MBAs, announces its participation in global Pro Bono Week from October 20-26, 2013. Founded in 2012, Quarterback offers a groundbreaking professional development and social impact program designed for the world’s top MBA candidates. “Our focus on the future leaders of the business world gives us a unique opportunity to activate and empower the pro bono ethic early in professionals’ careers,”
U.S. consumer purchasing of products associated with a cause up 170% since 1993, according to new research from Cone Communications. Hispanics emerge as one of the most socially conscious and active population segments
BOSTON, October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – American demand for cause is stronger than ever, according to 20 years of benchmarking data released today by Cone Communications. Despite a marketplace saturated with cause-related programs and messages, the U.S. consumer appetite for corporate support of social and environmental issues appears insatiable, according to the 2013 Cone Communications Social Impact Study:
-- Total R.O.A.R. Donations to Surpass $1 Million During Campaign --
Silver Spring, MD, October — Beginning Monday, October 14, Animal Planet’s non-profit initiative (NPO), R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) launches the third annual matching campaign to raise funds for seven participating R.O.A.R. partners. This year’s focus on “30 Days to R.O.A.R.” again provides partners with the opportunity to receive dollar-for-dollar matching contributions on consumer donations up to $100,000. The funds come from the sale of Animal Planet products, which are available at retailers nationwide.
NEW YORK CITY, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, announced that Paul Winn has joined its leadership team as senior vice president of client services, community solutions. In this role, Winn leads Recyclebank’s efforts to bring its rewards-for-recycling program to new households across the U.S. through partnerships with municipalities and waste haulers.
Aquaculture Conference held 3 - 7 November 2013; pre-conference webinar will take place October 24, 2013
Oxford, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, and Novus International, the pioneering manufacturer of animal nutrition solutions products for livestock, poultry and aquaculture, announce their collaboration for the first Aquaculture Conference held 3-7 November 2013 in Gran Canaria.
October is Fair Trade Month and the results are in. Philadelphia reigns as the Fairest City in America, according to the 2013 Be Fair Survey, with Boston and Dallas-Fort Worth following closely behind. To kick off Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, celebrates America’s fairest cities and reminds consumers to Be Fair by choosing Fair Trade when they shop.
Fair Trade USA and Partners Urge Americans to Be Fair
Oakland, Ca., October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – It’s Fair Trade Month and the results are in. Philadelphia reigns as the Fairest City in America, according to the 2013 Be Fair Survey, with Boston and Dallas-Fort Worth following closely behind. To kick off Fair Trade Month, Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, celebrates America’s fairest cities and reminds consumers to Be Fair by choosing Fair Trade when they shop.