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Whyville citizens rate digital games designed by youth in Whyville’s virtual AMD Game Zone

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 15, 2011 2:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Pasadena, CA - September 15, 2011 - (PR.com) - Numedeon, Inc., the parent company of Whyville.net, announced today the finalists and winners of the Whyville Game Design Contest. Through this contest, over a hundred digital games designed and created by participants in the educational virtual world of Whyville.net were played and rated by thousands of other Whyville citizens. The seven finalists, five girls and two boys, ranged in age from 13 to 19. Two winners were selected from the finalists to each receive an HP laptop.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 15, 2011 1:30 PM ET

Start: Oct 13 2011 - 8:30 am

End: Oct 14 2011 - 5:00 pm

The Natural Step Canada’s Sustainability for Leaders Course - Level 1: Foundations is a unique program which brings together core concepts of sustainability taught by inspirational speakers and draws upon 20 years of practical experience.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 15, 2011 1:00 PM ET

Looking for a new kind of social investing for the 21st century? If so, plan to join Slow Money’s emerging network of thought leaders, investors, donors, farmers, social entrepreneurs and everyday folks for their 3rd National Gathering this October in San Francisco.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 15, 2011 1:00 PM ET

Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC) and GE partner to sponsor the first Railroad Sustainability Symposium. 


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Sep 15, 2011 12:40 PM ET

A consortium of leading global organizations today launched a first-of-its-kind practical guide to help companies maintain operational security while ensuring respect for human rights and humanitarian law. The Implementation Guidance Tools to the widely recognized multi-stakeholder initiative, the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, are particularly targeted at companies operating in geographical areas of conflict and weak governance.  

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video from in Human Resources
Sep 15, 2011 12:00 PM ET

In 2010, Dow Corning sent a pilot team of 10 employees to Bangalore, India as part of its Citizen Service Corps program. On September 15, the company sent its second team to Ujire.

Through the Dow Corning Citizen Service Corps, we are creating a living laboratory that will give employee volunteers from across our company unique opportunities to:

Discover – Gain firsthand insights into the needs of people in emerging and developing economies

Serve – Work with local organizations on service projects with the potential to make a tangible, valuable and sustainable contribution to the community

Innovate – Explore new opportunities for innovation and growth that could improve the...


Correction to press release: Jason Grant is not affiliated with USGBC. We apologize for the error.

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Sep 15, 2011 12:00 PM ET

Proposed national standard will fill need for more robust environmental assessment of products and buildings over their lifetimes, supporting LEED goals.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 15, 2011 10:29 AM ET

The Caribbean is abuzz about Callaloo. Not the traditional stew for which the region is known, but a steamy new soap opera that began airing in ten countries earlier this month.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Sep 15, 2011 10:20 AM ET

This piece originally appeared on the CSRHUB blog and the Huffington Post. 

By Carol Pierson Holding 


Walden University M.S. in Mental Health Counseling student, works to improve healthcare for LGBT individuals and their families.

Multimedia with summary from in Education
Sep 15, 2011 10:00 AM ET

Jeff Lubsen had wanted to be a psychologist since he was in the fifth grade but situations earlier in his life derailed his passion. When he again decided to proceed with this career path, he knew that his current career would be about making sure that mental healthcare and other healthcare providers are culturally competent and there is no significant disparity in the quality and accessibility of healthcare to minority populations, sexual minorities in particular.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 15, 2011 10:00 AM ET

Start: Sept 24 2011 - 9:00 am

End: Sept 25 2011 - 5:00 pm

Are you:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 25?

  • Passionate about the fate of our planet and its people?

  • Ready to do more to champion sustainability in your community?


Press Release from
Sep 15, 2011 9:55 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.


Join us on September 21st where we will examine the conditions necessary to engage employees and managers in sustainability and community involvement programs, and case studies of how those conditions are being created in leading companies.

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Sep 15, 2011 9:31 AM ET

On Wednesday September 21, Cenovus Energy Inc. and the Pembina Institute are pleased to invite you to join us for an informal and free best-practice breakfast on engaging employees in CSR and SD efforts. 

When:            730-930am, Wednesday September 21 

Where:           Kahanoff Centre, 1202 - Centre St SE, Rm 202/203 (max. 33 people theater style)

 

Register for Engaging Employees<br/>Driving Success in Sustainable Development <br/>& Corporate Social Responsibility in Calgary, Canada  on Eventbrite

 


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Sep 15, 2011 9:13 AM ET
If the last decade taught the business world anything, it is that business sustainability risk is a moving target that requires a keen eye and an open ear. Stakeholder engagement, once a human resource or corporate communication function, has now become a business sustainability focal point.
 

10 employees headed to Ujire, India, to gain innovation insights

Press Release from in Human Resources
Sep 15, 2011 9:00 AM ET

Discover. Serve. Innovate.

Through the Dow Corning Citizen Service Corps, we are creating a living laboratory that will give employee volunteers from across our company unique opportunities to:

Discover – Gain firsthand insights into the needs of people in emerging and developing economies

Serve – Work with local organizations on service projects with the potential to make a tangible, valuable and sustainable contribution to the community

Innovate – Explore new opportunities for innovation and growth that could improve the quality of life among people who currently have little or no access to silicone technology

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