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Improving Nonprofits' Service to Veterans Who Served Their Country

Penn St, Student Conservation Association Develop “Vets-Centric” Assessment Tool; Enables Orgs to Identify Strengths, Barriers Affecting Veterans Relationships
Press Release

Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - As large numbers of military veterans transition back to civilian life, they bring certain needs and present certain opportunities. However, nonprofit organizations seeking to work with veterans may find their programs and systems are not in synch with this unique constituency.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Named to The Civic 50

DPS's $200,000 partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) helped create sustainable communities through a series of conservation service events and enabled SCA to provide conservation internships for high school and college students.
Press Release

Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) has been named to The Civic 50, coming in at No. 39 on the list of the 50 S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, and published in the Nov. 9 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.

Hilton Worldwide Team Members to Fill the Earth with the Light and Warmth of Hospitality During First Annual Global Week of Service

Approximately 300,000 Team Members across 90 Countries and Territories to Volunteer in Communities
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MCLEAN, Va., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ On November 11 - 18, Hilton Worldwide team members across 90 countries and territories will celebrate the company's first Global Week of Service.

Clorox Launches CR Matters Blog


The Clorox Company has launched CR Matters, a new blog focused on the company's corporate responsibility strategy and performance. The blog features a variety of CR matters, including the five Ps of Clorox's CR strategy:

The UN Global Compact and Accenture Identify Business Opportunities of Sustainable Energy

Press Release

LONDON, November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have today released a series of new reports, Sustainable Energy for All: The Business Opportunity. Outlining business action across 19 industry sectors, the reports highlight how businesses can create value by supporting the UN Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative, which aims to expand energy access worldwide, improve energy efficiency and increase the share of renewables.

Communities Unite During Final Push in National Recycling Challenge

Fifty Communities Across the U.S. Recycle for Chance to Win $100,000 Grant from SC Johnson
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With just two months remaining in the SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge, residents in communities across the country are rallying for the chance to receive a $100,000 grant from SC Johnson to be used for a sustainability project or program. The Challenge, which kicked-off in July, is a nationwide program encouraging residents in 50 communities, one per state, to achieve the highest reported recycling participation rate.

Shared Value Insights from Nestle’s Janet Voûte

A series of four brief interviews from leading executives on the role of shared value in their organizations.
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In the face of complex global issues and societal needs, many companies are turning to shared value, a practice that seeks business opportunity in solving social problems. FSG interviewed leaders in various fields to gain a wider perspective on shared value practices. The result is a series of five minute interviews that provide insight on creating shared value from the corporate, non-profit, and investor perspective.

Hurricane Sandy: A Climate Change Wake-Up Call?

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The devastation wreaked by Hurricane Sandy highlighted the real effects of a changing climate and rising sea levels like perhaps no other event we have seen in this country. This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks with Neela Banerjee, the energy and environment reporter for the Los Angeles Times, to discuss what effects Sandy might have on the media’s handling of climate change in the future and what political role climate change might play beyond the election.

2012 ECR Award Winners

Press Release

TORONTO, ON, November 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Canada’s second annual Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (ECR) Awards took place Wednesday November 7, 2012 in Toronto at One King West, presenting eighteen winners, eight honourable mentions and one outstanding achievement award to celebrate and honour the top corporate Canadians dedicated to creating sustainable and ethical practice in business.

Guest Post: The Climate Debate Gloves Are Off


I just had to share this to make sure you didn’t miss it.

THE best magazine cover, story and quote for quite some time. A bold statement to the core of the climate denier community. Congratulations Josh Tyrangiel (Editor) and all at Bloomberg Businessweek.

There is already a robust and increasing discourse around climate change brought on by Hurricane Sandy and this for me is a great stick in the ground for where we are at today. There is more hope for tomorrow.


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