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Business Sustainability: Bringing New Meaning to Life/Work Balance

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In today’s multifunctional and multi-connected world, even the most disciplined and stress-free of individuals often find it irresistible to check-in.  The need to check our voice and email messages is just far too easy on the endless range of personal devices.  As a result, we are sucked into the office and our thoughts and mindset are immediately pulled back into work mode.  The question: How do we find that critical work/life balance in today’s world?

Workplace Giving with Spark! from Calgary Company Benevity

Benevity profiled on Techvibes
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I’m pretty sure one of the worst nightmares I ever had involved me playing volleyball with my coworkers. I know that some people cannot wait for the corporate challenge every year, but for employees like me, it’s de-motivating enough to make me consider calling in sick for work.
 

The Emergence of the Chief Sustainability Officer

Acre have produced a white paper called "The Emergence of the Chief Sustainability Officer" – The next step in sustainability?
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The role of Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) is one of the hot topics in sustainability at the moment. It’s not the title that captures the attention, indeed many people we regard as CSOs are called something else – it’s the level of responsibility and the fact that it is a main board appointment. Acre have produced a white paper detailing this next defining moment in the progression of sustainability up the corporate agenda. 

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The role of Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) is one of the hot topics in sustainability at the moment. It’s not the title that captures the attention, indeed many people we regard as CSOs are called something else – it’s the level of responsibility and the fact that it is a main board appointment. Acre have produced a white paper detailing this next defining moment in the progression of sustainability up the corporate agenda. 

Review: Radisson Hotel Varanasi - By Michael Straus

Michael Straus has worked for nearly 20 years in sustainable food and agriculture and environmental issues. He is currently a contributing editor for Reuter’s syndicated eco-travel site, www.GreenTravelerGuides.com. He’s been traveling in Asia for the pas
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Small Biz Leads Job Recovery- Can it Lead in Sustainability Too?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Small businesses in the U.S. added 70,000 jobs in January, continuing their upward trend in employment growth that began in October 2009, according to the Intuit Small Business Employment Index. In fact, since October 2009, small businesses have created more than one million jobs.  

Attitudes are Contagious. Are Yours Worth Catching?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The post, How to Use Your Super Power for Good, states , "Here's what we know: Like the common cold, emotions are contagious. Caroline Bartel at New York University and Richard Saavedra at the University of Michigan studied 70 work groups across a variety of industries and found that people who worked together ended up sharing moods, good and bad. Moods converge.

Employee Engagement: Bringing Your Best Self to Work

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It's so common to discuss employee engagement from the perspective of the company.  Obviously, the benefits of engaged employees to a business are many: increased productivity, better communication, collaborative team work, employee retention, and best of all, the alignment of a corporate sustainability plan with an employee’s day to day duties. 

Defining the Qualities of Business Sustainability Leaders

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In business, every function has a purpose and every job requires a unique set of skills in order to fulfill on that purpose.  When it comes to defining rolls for a sustainable business future, what skills and leadership qualities will your business leaders require to meet its purpose? 

New Resource for Job Seekers Interested in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Net Impact releases “Corporate Careers That Make a Difference,” featuring professional success stories and advice for finding work that makes an impact.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA - February 10, 2011 - A growing number of graduates and working professionals want to use their business careers to make a difference in social and environmental issues. But what are these professionals to do when faced with the reality that there simply aren’t enough corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability titles to go around?

Analyst, Standards and Measurement Position Available at Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

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CECP is seeking an inquisitive and dynamic Analyst to support the global expansion of the Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) measurement initiative, the industry’s leading online philanthropy benchmarking and reporting system. To learn more and apply, visit CECP's career website. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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CECP is seeking an inquisitive and dynamic Analyst to support the global expansion of the Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) measurement initiative, the industry’s leading online philanthropy benchmarking and reporting system. To learn more and apply, visit CECP's career website. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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