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Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 25, 2011 11:42 AM ET

For years, Dell was the ‘ideal’ model of supply chain management.  However, times change and so too did market pressures and consumer expectations.  Dell, like many other leading supply chain companies today, had to rethink its sustainable supply chain strategies.  Shifting its focus away from its famed supply chain ‘execution’ thought processes, Dell had to come up with some new ideas.  

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 25, 2011 11:10 AM ET

As I scan the news related to hunger in America, the list of companies and brands supporting the issue seems to be growing each day.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 25, 2011 10:56 AM ET

The week of March 14th, Media Impact staff led a five-day workshop for a new telenovela in Chiapas, Mexico.  Media Impact Programs Director, Brenda Campos, tells us about her experience.

Springwise scans the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds.

Blog from
Mar 25, 2011 9:20 AM ET


Some 80 to 90 percent of women have experienced harassment on the street, yet traditionally there's little they can do about it. That's the primary motivation behind Hollaback, a crowdsourcing project that aims to help victims fight back by sharing their stories online and using a mobile app to focus attention on the perpetrators.

Press Release from
Mar 25, 2011 7:54 AM ET

The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 24, 2011 4:30 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London - 24th March 2011 - The winners of the CR Reporting Awards 2011 (CRRA ‘11) have been announced at an invitation-only awards ceremony on Thursday, 24 March 2011, at the Royal Society in London. Details can be found at http://www.corporateregister.com/crra/.

Blog from in Energy
Mar 24, 2011 1:38 PM ET

Some places actually have “better” sun than others for producing solar power, but identifying those places isn’t always intuitive.

Contrary to what I would have guessed, Hawaii does not have the best sun for solar energy production. Factors like cloud cover, water vapor and atmospheric pressure determine how effectively the sun’s energy can be converted into electricity, so even places one might consider to be “sunny” aren’t necessarily the best for electricity production.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 24, 2011 1:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 – The Natural Step Canada is pleased to announce that its Founder, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt, has been selected as an Ashoka Globalizer. The prestigious recognition follows Dr. Robèrt’s nomination as an Ashoka Fellow.

Benevity to Discuss Trends and Innovations in Mobile Giving & Implications for Charities, Cause Marketing Partnerships

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 24, 2011 12:40 PM ET

Tonight’s 501 Mission Place Webinar “Giving On The Go! A Look At Mobile Giving” will feature Benevity. Jana Taylor, VP Marketing at Benevity, will discuss trends in mobile giving, including an overview of Benevity’s mobile giving capabilities and share some ideas for charities to consider to shape their mobile fundraising strategies.   To register: http://ow.ly/4lvbV


Press Release from in Human Resources
Mar 24, 2011 12:30 PM ET

Skills for America's Future, a national initiative to connect employers with community colleges to provide 21st century skills to American workers, today announced a significant commitment by UPS, the world's largest package delivery company.

Report details company’s commitments in the areas of health, community and environment

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 24, 2011 12:15 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 - General Mills today announced the availability of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report covering the company’s progress on health, community and environmental initiatives. The report can be viewed or downloaded on the company’s new CSR website, located at csr.GeneralMills.com

Yellow Fish Road youth awareness program gets funding boost

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 24, 2011 12:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Calgary, Alberta (March 24, 2011) – Encana Corporation has entered into a new partnership with Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) to support the coldwater conservation group’s Yellow Fish Road Program, a nation-wide youth environmental program that raises awareness and warns people against putting contaminants into local water bodies through storm drains.

Additional 30-MW PV solar power plant underway

Press Release from in Energy
Mar 24, 2011 11:35 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DENVER - March 24, 2011 - Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion and commissioning of a 19-megawatt (ac) photovoltaic solar power plant in Colorado’s Alamosa County. The Greater Sandhill installation began generating power on December 22, 2010 and is currently the largest operating PV solar power plant in Colorado.

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 24, 2011 11:33 AM ET

Misconceptions of business sustainability as a passing trend are quickly falling by the wayside. Larger organizations, traditionally mistaken as burdened with a primary responsibility as change agents in the water, carbon, environment and climate change solutions are now shifting the burden to include suppliers and small businesses.

From the GreenMoney Journal's Spring 2011 Newsletter

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Mar 24, 2011 11:23 AM ET

The GreenMoney Journal is an award-winning publication and website that has focused on the Green economy since 1992. GreenMoney's goal is to help individuals and companies align their money with their values from their local farmers market to the stock market. Founder and publisher Cliff Feigenbaum is also the co-author of 'Investing With Your Values'.


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