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How IBM, SAP, PepsiCo and MTV Link Sustainability to Career Development

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Which approach do you think is more effective for learning a language quickly: hours of classroom grammar drills or a concentrated period of immersion in the country where it's the native lexicon?

With all due respect to academics, most of us would guess the real-world experience, and increasingly, the same can be said aboutemployee engagement initiatives.

Women in CSR: Brittany Lothe, SAP

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Welcome to our series of interviews with leading female CSR practitioners where we are learning about what inspires these women and how they found their way to careers in sustainability. Read the rest of the series here.

TriplePundit: Briefly describe your role and responsibilities, and how many years you have been in the business.

Here Comes the Ampersand

Cross-functional collaboration is the new skill set for EHS professionals
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By NAEM Staff

When NAEM was founded in 1991, its members were primarily responsible for pollution prevention, regulatory compliance and waste management programs. That is no longer the case today. The emergence of sustainability as a business management paradigm is transforming what NAEM members do, where they sit, and yes, the number of ampersands in their titles. 

Taproot Foundation DC supports GiveBack DC (GBDC) in preparation of Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013

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Washington, DC, October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  With two weeks until Pro Bono Week 2013, Taproot Foundation DC is kicking things off with an appearance at GiveBack DC (GBDC) on October 8, 2013 at 1776.   Program Manager Omolola Adele-Oso will speak at GBDC about DC plans for Pro Bono Week, and encourage local creative web individuals to volunteer for the Pro Bono Campfire on October 22. 

Novo Nordisk South Africa leads industry as a ‘best place to work’

South Africa names the best places to work and Novo Nordisk takes the pharmaceutical industry top spot.
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October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On 3 October 2013, Novo Nordisk South Africa was ranked number 1 in the Deloitte Best Company to work for survey of 2013 in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical category.

The survey, which has been running for 14 years, analyses the input of employees from 113 companies to ascertain which company they consider to be the best employer to work for.

MicroEdge Announces GIFTS Online 5.0

Major update to leading online grants management system gives funders more flexibility and control, and improves grantee communication and collaboration
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New York, NY, November 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – MicroEdge, LLC, the leading provider of solutions to the giving community worldwide, today announced GIFTS Online 5.0, a major update to the leading cloud-based grants management system. With this update grantmaking organizations gain more flexibility and control over the system, with dynamic reporting and added administrative controls. Updates to GIFTS Online’s grantee portal help funders communicate and collaborate with grantees better than ever before.

Read the full release: http://bit.ly/1a51Txg

Source Intelligence Presents The Virtual Symposium Debut of Ed Viesturs, “No Shortcuts to the Top”

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On Wednesday, October 9th at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Ed Viesturs and his presentation entitled, “No Shortcuts to the Top”.

The high-altitude mountaineer, motivational speaker and author will discus his record-breaking climbs and a new era where stakeholders of major corporations will need to embrace the increasingly critical role of the CSR for their organization’s global success.

Source Intelligence Launches New Blog Focused On Answering The Tough Questions

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With the pressure on companies to comply to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, it is understandable that difficult questions are being asked.  In response to this, Source Intelligence is launching a new blog to answer all the tough questions asked by both current and potential clients.  Source Intelligence has gathered the experts to go in depth to explain the important details and give advice about the best course of action.  

Why Hackathons Just Can't Hack it Anymore

"We have a lot of data, but we have no idea what we should do with it."
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This is a common sentiment among organizations who are working to make the world a better place. And it would be all too easy to think that a weekend hackathon can solve everything. But data scientists can do much, much more.

LinkedIn and Taproot Team Up to Support Nonprofit Boards

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At the Board Source Leadership Forum in Chicago last year, LinkedIn announced the launch of a new initiative to help solve one of the biggest challenges in the nonprofit sector: finding and recruiting the best board members.

Taproot has been a core partner in helping LinkedIn design and launch the new Board Connect program. LinkedIn's path to create Board Connect is a unique example of a company in the tech field that not only had a strong interest in donating their product but also wanted to create a solution in partnership with the nonprofits it was looking to help.

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