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The 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit: Empower CSR!

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Right now, we all have the ability to make a difference. That’s what empowerment means at VolunteerMatch, and providing tools and resources to help people recognize and embrace it ties in 100% with our mission of making it easier for good people and good causes to connect.

Caterpillar Foundation Partners with Global Communities to Improve Job Prospects for Youth in Middle East and North Africa

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February 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Caterpillar Foundation and Global Communities today announced a $4.4 million, three-year partnership to prepare youth in Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen for the labor market and job placement.

For Second Consecutive Year, Verizon's Employee Training Programs Ranked Tops in the U.S.

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NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Verizon is ranked No. 1 on Training magazine's latest 2013 Training Top 125 rankings of companies that have the best training programs for their employees. This is the second consecutive time Verizon has achieved the top ranking and the 12th consecutive year the company has been named to the list. Verizon has been ranked in Training’s Top 10 for four consecutive years. 

Spotlight on CSC's Corporate Responsibility Report: Our Commitment to our Clients

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CSC's understands the importance our clients place on our commitment to environmental sustainability and social impact.  From efforts to improve the sustainability of our supply chain to the community investments we make with our clients, CSC is driving business value through responsible citizenship.

Learn more about our commitment to our clients, the environment and our communities in this video by Peter Allen, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing at CSC.

PG&E Receives Pr News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Honor For Summer Jobs Program

First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
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February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.

Job Opening: Chief Operating Officer at Social Accountability International

Position based in SAI headquarters in New York City
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Founded in 1997, SAI is a global multi-stakeholder organization.  Its mission is to promote human rights at work through standards and capacity building.  It is a leader in implementation, by documenting social accountability standards, delivering practical tools and building capacity for organizations to implement such standards.  SAI partners to train workers, managers, auditors, government agency staff and NGOs, using key tools including the SA8000 Standard, on-line Social Fingerprint, handbooks for implementation of UN and IFC principles, and a variety of targeted courses such as building worker-manager teams.  Its work is funded by the US, Dutch, German and UK government aid agencies, by foundations and individuals, and by companies seeking improved/more ethical working conditions in their supply chains.  For more information, please visit   www.sa-intl.org.

Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for implementation of SAI’s annual plans, consisting of a comprehensive set of services, operations and programs designed to advance SAI’s mission and the strategic plan approved by the SAI boards. The COO will coordinate and provide overall management and mentoring to five departments and more than a dozen regional representatives, in cooperation with the CFO. The COO will be responsible for on-time and within budget delivery of all program operations plus supervision and performance evaluations of Department Directors and Senior Managers.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2013

The job position is based in SAI Headquarters in New York City.

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Founded in 1997, SAI is a global multi-stakeholder organization.  Its mission is to promote human rights at work through standards and capacity building.  It is a leader in implementation, by documenting social accountability standards, delivering practical tools and building capacity for organizations to implement such standards.  SAI partners to train workers, managers, auditors, government agency staff and NGOs, using key tools including the SA8000 Standard, on-line Social Fingerprint, handbooks for implementation of UN and IFC principles, and a variety of targeted courses such as building worker-manager teams.  Its work is funded by the US, Dutch, German and UK government aid agencies, by foundations and individuals, and by companies seeking improved/more ethical working conditions in their supply chains.  For more information, please visit   www.sa-intl.org.

Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for implementation of SAI’s annual plans, consisting of a comprehensive set of services, operations and programs designed to advance SAI’s mission and the strategic plan approved by the SAI boards. The COO will coordinate and provide overall management and mentoring to five departments and more than a dozen regional representatives, in cooperation with the CFO. The COO will be responsible for on-time and within budget delivery of all program operations plus supervision and performance evaluations of Department Directors and Senior Managers.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2013

The job position is based in SAI Headquarters in New York City.

Dynamic Reinvention: Sustainability Professionals Seek More Training As Responsibilities Evolve

Practitioners Striving to Define the Sustainability Profession
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Study shows sustainability is a journey both for practitioners and their organizations, and most sustainability professionals don’t have all the skills they need to succeed.

 

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Study shows sustainability is a journey both for practitioners and their organizations, and most sustainability professionals don’t have all the skills they need to succeed.

 

Kroger Partners with American Cancer Society to Raise Awareness, Funds

For two weeks local grocery stores are asking for donations for Relay for Life "footprint" icons.
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Kroger and the American Cancer Society (ACS) are partnering for an in-store fundraiser – from today, Feb. 3 to Saturday, Feb.

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