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a day of considering the health of our world at Numi Tea Garden and Clif Bar Headquarters

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Sep 14, 2009 5:20 PM ET

Be Green Packaging's CEO, Ron Blitzer, proudly attended The Organic Center's 5th Annual Bay Area Celebration September 12th 2009. Be Green Packaging was also a Silver Sponsor of the event along with Whole Foods Market.  The day's events were held at the Numi Tea Garden in Oakland, CA and the Clif Bar headquarters in Berkeley, CA.


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Sep 3, 2009 4:16 PM ET

A new report by the National Council of Nonprofits provides more data about the nonprofit financial crisis, showing sharp declines from all sources, including government, corporations, foundations, and individuals, and fees for services faltering as well.


The Changebase was founded by Ashley Parsons Jablow, a former nonprofit fundraiser and current MBA student/corporate philanthropy intern.

Blog from
Sep 2, 2009 11:15 AM ET

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.


Press Release from
Sep 1, 2009 2:05 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) September 1, 2009 – PCI-Media Impact, a New-York based non-profit that develops communication campaigns promoting social change, is striving to restore its popular, educational radio program in Honduras. Several Honduran radio stations and other media outlets have come under attack in the wake of a military coup in June, which has resulted in the cancellation of many broadcasts, including Media Impact’s radio soap opera about healthy environmental practices.


Press Release from
Aug 28, 2009 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) As part of our ongoing series of executive interviews related to corporate social responsibility (CSR), Development Crossing recently had the opportunity to ask Nancy Mahon, Executive Director of the M•A•C AIDS Fund a few questions about the foundation and its initiatives around the world.

1. Could you provide a brief overview of the M•A•C AIDS Fund and your responsibilities within it?


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Aug 25, 2009 12:54 PM ET

  theCSRminute 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.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Project Insider, and right here on the 3BL Media website.  


Blog from
Aug 5, 2009 10:30 AM ET

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.


No More Fishing for Solutions: Commercial Seafood Buyers Reel in Sustainable Sources from an Unlikely Fishing Ground—The Internet.

Press Release from
Aug 4, 2009 6:00 AM ET

FishChoice is a non-profit, free service started by a former chef to connect producers of sustainable seafood products with both restaurant and retail buyers who would like to offer more sustainable seafood choices to their customers. FishChoice collaborates with six respected environmental organizations to set the criteria for sustainability and to provide buyers with the most current information about the most sustainable seafood species, regions, fishing methods, and farm types. By using FishChoice, restaurants and retailers can increase their sales of sustainable seafood products, satisfy customers who want more sustainable seafood, and do their part to ensure a steady supply of seafood into the future.


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Aug 3, 2009 3:31 PM ET

theCSRminute 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.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.


Encouraging Families to Participate in Tour de Fitness Events in their Communities

Press Release from
Aug 3, 2009 8:00 AM ET

SANTA MONICA, CA (August 3rd, 2009):  KooDooZ Corporation announced today a social marketing campaign partnership with O2 MAX Fitness, Inc. encouraging American youth to raise awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic with a Tour de Fitness.  


Pine Nuts, Food Additives and Pollutants

Blog from
Aug 3, 2009 8:00 AM ET

A bitter taste in the mouth, literally. Cause: Pine Nuts? Yeah! If 12 small pine nuts can have that effect, think of the effects of all we eat, drink, breathe, wash with, absorb, and ingest. Sobering.


Report Highlights Intensified Focus on Environment, Including Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% from 2003 to 2008

Press Release from
Jul 31, 2009 4:30 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 31, 2009 – Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today issued its fourth comprehensive report on its social responsibility programs, highlighting performance and data results covering 2007 and 2008.


Press Release from
Jul 31, 2009 4:22 PM ET

 

It used to be, not long ago, the common motto for Good Business was “take the money and run.” Other business mottos included “Cash is King” and the all-time American favorite “Greed is Good,” made famous from Oliver Stone’s 1988 movie, Wall Street.


In an Ever More Complex Marketplace, an Elegant Solution: Information Empowers Meaningful Purchase Choices

Press Release from
Jul 31, 2009 4:15 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - July 31, 2009 –Elegant Roots, an online boutique offering high-quality, luxury gifts made exclusively by eco-conscious and socially responsible designers from across the globe announces it has embarked on a web redesign—to enhance a unique format that provides customers with the who (made this product), what (is it made from), where (was it made) and why (beyond form and function, is it worth buying) - information they need to feel great about what they are buying and giving.


A CSR Blog Written and Submitted by Alice Korngold

Blog from
Jul 31, 2009 11:28 AM ET

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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