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Celesa Horvath, Owner and Principal, Ventus Development Services Inc.

Press Release from
Mar 26, 2010 11:30 AM ET

TOPIC: The Convergence of Social Media and CSR
Plenary Session 1 at CSR and Social Media 2010
WHEN: Thursday, May 13, 2010, 8:45 am
Priority Code: 3BL1
WHERE: Toronto

Featuring:
Celesa Horvath, Owner and Principal, Ventus Development Services Inc.

For more information on this session, or to see a copy of the full agenda, please visit our web site
or contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca. Please quote priority code 3BL1 when registering.


Introduction to 9 groups participating in My Community 2010

Press Release from
Mar 25, 2010 7:00 AM ET

PCI-Media Impact launches the sixth year of My Community, a unique social change communications program designed to help communities help themselves remove the barriers to health services and environmental preservation. My Community is taking place in Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Peru. With the support and partnership of 36 community-based NGOs, My Community is empowering over 12 million people with important information on basic human rights and securing their well-being with access to vital health care and a clean living area.


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Mar 24, 2010 2:00 PM ET

Industry Innovators Find an Audience in Philly - Take a look at the Executive Director of Climate Counts explain the importance of green business on NBC


Press Release from
Mar 19, 2010 1:18 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
Mar 9, 2010 5:45 PM ET

Vote before 5pm EST on Friday, March 12th for Slow Money on Change.org "Ideas For Change in America" competition.

Here is the link to vote: http://bit.ly/slowmoneyidea


Blog from
Mar 9, 2010 1:00 PM ET

CMMI, or Capability Maturity Model Integration, is a widely used framework generating value in many business and organizational settings. Briefly, CMMI is a broad, robust, process improvement approach that guides users in their quest to improve targeted activities.


ExpandOS Packaging Prevents Breakage, Saves Money, Reduces Waste, and Boosts Business Sustainability

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Mar 4, 2010 11:18 AM ET

The two big challenges with shipping are its environmental footprint and damage that can happen to goods during shipping. Seeing an opportunity to improve both, two inventors and two former UPS employees invented ExpandOS, an innovative and green material to protect goods during shipping.


Jennifer Bechard receives Cash, Sweat & Tears Award for tremendous service supporting Hydrocephalus Walks across the country

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Mar 3, 2010 2:00 PM ET
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - Dallas, TX - March 3, 2010 – Whether she is lying in a hospital bed or crossing a finish line, 22-year-old Jennifer Bechard doesn’t let hydrocephalus stop her from acting on her passion: supporting the Hydrocephalus Association’s series of fundraising walks.

Her exemplary commitment earned Bechard the 2010 Cash, Sweat and Tears Award, an honor presented each year by the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council to an inspiring volunteer who goes above and beyond in “thon fundraising.”  


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Mar 3, 2010 1:30 PM ET

For 20 years, Ceres has brought together companies, investors, environmentalists and other stakeholders to integrate sustainable solutions into business strategy and build long-term shareholder value. At the Ceres Conference 2010: Roadmap for a Sustainable Future, we will again bring these partners together to examine and define the key issues and solutions for achieving a...


Why Green Business Certification Is Worth It

Blog from
Mar 3, 2010 12:45 PM ET

Sustainability is a key for economic recovery but entrepreneurs and small business owners are often so busy they can't green their business on their own.  The Green Business Bureau (GBB) can help them, making sustainability easy and cost effective, and certifying their progress.  The business case for sustainability is strong, increasing profitability by getting lean and green, and certification of green efforts can provide transparency and credibility for customers and partners.


Segments Include News, Opinion, Company Profiles, Interviews and Case Studies

Press Release from
Mar 2, 2010 3:30 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA - March 2, 2010 - 3BL Media, the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and cause marketing communications, today announced the launch of  3BL TV,  a Web video channel focusing on news, headlines and in-depth coverage, analysis and opinion on all matters related to CSR.


The Web's leading network for volunteer engagement will convene its annual gathering for managers and leaders of corporate volunteer programs. With guest speakers, reception, and announcement of 2010 awards for Champion of the Year and Corporate Volunteer

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Feb 18, 2010 8:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 18, 2010 - VolunteerMatch, the Web's most popular volunteering network and a leading resource for companies, schools, and brands engaging volunteers, will present its annual summit for clients on April 29, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bet on Volunteering, hosted by VolunteerMatch Solutions and sponsored by MGM MIRAGE, will bring together experts and practitioners from VolunteerMatch's community of clients to share their success, network with peers, and learn how leaders in volunteering and CSR are innovating in the field.


Approaching Carbon Reduction by Engaging Your Suppliers

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Feb 18, 2010 7:03 AM ET

Mary Tortorice, Vice President & Deputy Counsel, Sears Holdings Corporations, will present a retailer’s perspective on measuring and mitigating carbon footprint.  Sears Holdings Corporation is the 4th largest retailer in the nation and operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.  Daniel Lawson, Sustainable Innovation Manager, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., will present the journey in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Feb 15, 2010 2:55 PM ET

Leonardo Academy is now accepting applications for an additional member on the Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Products, Services and Systems (SCS-002) Standards Committee, within the General Interest Category. Any individual that is a government representative, academic researcher, representative of a consumer group or other interested party, and is interested in participating in a national dialogue on life-cycle assessment and Type III labeling, is encouraged to apply.


Press Release from
Feb 12, 2010 12:30 PM ET

A coalition of global investors from 13 countries, managing over US$2.1 trillion of assets, is today writing to 86 major companies urging them to honour the reporting requirements of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s biggest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative. Each of the 86 “laggard” companies has previously joined the UN initiative but failed to produce the mandatory annual report on how it puts the initiative’s ten principles into action. This move represents the latest call by the global investment community for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities.


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