CSR News

CECP rings the Opening Bell

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Mar 8, 2011 11:30 AM ET

Alison P. Rose, Manager of Standards and measurement at the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) writes in the CECP blog about her experience ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange with other senior corporate giving professionals in celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD).  ICPD is a global advocacy day created to mobilize the business community and others with a stake in the positive role that companies play in helping to address pressing societal problems.   It’s a day of sharing best practices, communicating progress on established programs, forging new partnerships, and recognizing the importance...

How Vertical, Urban, Organic Farming Can Provide Better Food at Lower Prices

Blog from in Food & Farming
Mar 8, 2011 11:30 AM ET

From Glenn Croston's Fast Company Blog

Press Release from
Mar 8, 2011 9:57 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.

Megan Strand is a project manager, creative marketer and proponent of authentic communication… passionate about spotlighting, connecting and supporting businesses that are doing well by doing good. Megan Strand writes exclusively for InCouraged Communicat

Blog from
Mar 8, 2011 9:41 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.

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 8, 2011 9:15 AM ET

This post originally appeared on Triple Pundit as part of the "Crowds of Ratings" series.

By Bahar Gidwani

The folks at BigRoom have worked for a couple of years on a side project (their main goal is to launch an  .ECO suffix for the Internet).  They are trying to capture, document, and categorize the various green, eco, and sustainability-oriented certification programs.  So far, they’ve found more than 300.

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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 8, 2011 9:15 AM ET

How can investing in a few hundred small farms in Mexico’s Jalisco mountain range help a large multinational company?  Ask PepsiCo and its sourcing initiatives.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 8, 2011 9:10 AM ET

On International Women’s Day, Banorte takes the opportunity to recognize women’s significant contributions to their homes, workplaces, communities, and the world, as well as celebrates the successes of women in Mexico and around the globe.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 8, 2011 9:00 AM ET

En el “Día Internacional de la Mujer” Banorte aprovecha la oportunidad para dar reconocimiento a la importante contribución de las mujeres a sus hogares, sitios de trabajo, comunidades y al mundo entero. Asimismo, celebra los éxitos de las mujeres en México y en todo el mundo. 

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 7, 2011 5:00 PM ET

Posted by Brad Smith
Microsoft General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs

This morning marked an important milestone in our work to improve the quality of education in Washington State.  A number of us came together for the official launch of Washington STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) a new privately funded program to improve teaching and learning in the critical disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Press Release from
Mar 7, 2011 4:00 PM ET
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Recently, 3BL Media attended the official launch of GRI’s Focal Point USA at the New York Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Ernst Ligteringen, Chief Executive of Global Reporting Initiative and discuss the latest trends in sustainability reporting and ESG disclosure in the USA and internationally.

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 7, 2011 3:00 PM ET

Leonardo Academy is inviting building owners, managers and occupants to participate in a short survey to assess the sustainability of the fire suppression industry.

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

Blog from
Mar 7, 2011 2:42 PM ET

Zen - Chinese, Ch'an. Buddhism . a Mahayana movement, introduced into china in the 6th century a.d. and into japan in the 12th century, that emphasizes enlightenment for the student by the most direct possible means

For every $1 off coupon redeemed Divine will invest in cocoa co-op Kuapa Kokoo’s women’s fund

Press Release from in Food & Farming
Mar 7, 2011 2:40 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington DC - March 7, 2011 - In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Divine Chocolate, the only farmer-owned, Fair Trade chocolate brand, encourages chocolate lovers to use a $1 coupon to treat themselves to a bar of delicious Divine Chocolate.