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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Oct 17, 2011 3:38 AM ET
“As sustainability initiatives become ever more closely tied to risk management, and as companies do more reporting of their sustainability efforts and liabilities, the issue is moving out of its organizational silo into a more-prominent place...” –CFO.com
 
Does the business world need a Chief Sustainability Officer?  Where would this role report in a traditional business structure?
 

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 15, 2011 6:00 AM ET

Yesterday employees and their families turned out for what’s always the most colorful - well perhaps with the exception of the Flamingos - event of the Microsoft employee giving month.


Blog from in Food & Farming
Oct 14, 2011 12:00 PM ET
Since 1919, generations of farm families who own Cabot Creamery Cooperative — now 1,200 strong through New England and New York — have taken great pride in producing world-class cheddar.
 

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 14, 2011 11:00 AM ET

PepsiCo, Inc., the PepsiCo Foundation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have announced a public-private partnership in the investment of Enterprise EthioPEA, which supports the Ethiopian government's agriculture sector development plans, and aims to dramatically increase chickpea production to address significant needs.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 14, 2011 6:18 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 14, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact invites you to a benefit fundraiser hosted by InMobi on October 24th.


Press Release from
Oct 14, 2011 6:15 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 Environment
Oct 14, 2011 6:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 14, 2011 - Climate Ride California, a 5-day “green conference on wheels” raised over $275,000 for organizations committed to helping the planet. Climate Counts had four cyclists represented on the ride and was one of more than 30 beneficiaries.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 14, 2011 5:30 AM ET

Diane Melley, Director, Corporate Community Relations, IBM sat down for an interview at the 6th annual Edelman Change Summit highlighting Best Practices in Internal Communications which took place October 6th in New York, NY.


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

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 14, 2011 4:33 AM ET
Look around and you'll see going green slogans everywhere.  The web is full of information on going green, living a sustainable lifestyle and advice on green businesses.   For many, this mountain of information can be confusing and at times a little overwhelming.

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 13, 2011 12:15 PM ET

Michael Koren interviewed Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, for the launch of the Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, the online series that will bring some of the most inspiring voices in education to teachers and parents. 


In Exclusive Interview as Part of Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, O’Connor Also Describes Challenges She Faced Early in Her Legal Career

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 13, 2011 12:00 PM ET

To bring even more resources to educators, the Verizon Foundation has launched the Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, on which Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will be the first guest. The Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series (www.thinkfinity.org/speakerseries) is an online series that will bring some of the most inspiring voices in education to educators and parents. The speaker series will launch on September 27 with the availability of O’Connor’s video interview.  


Press Release from in Environment
Oct 13, 2011 12:00 PM ET

Sustainability efforts by PepsiCo include the ‘near net zero’ vision.  Exemplifying this goal is the recent effort by PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division to transform an existing facility to move as far "off the grid" as possible and run primarily on renewable energy sources and recycled water, while producing nearly zero landfill waste. This objective has just been reached by PepsiCo in their Arizona facility.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 13, 2011 11:35 AM ET

Elsevier is a founding member of Research4Life, a public-private partnership working to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals by providing developing world access to critical scientific research. As the leading contributor of content, Elsevier provides over 1600 participating journals, 1800 electronic books and SciVerse Scopus, a web-integrated literature research tool with direct links to 18,000 full-text articles from 5,000 publishers.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Oct 13, 2011 9:00 AM ET

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) named PepsiCo the beverage sector leader for the third consecutive year.  The company has now been named a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index six times and the World Index five times. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Based on the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes and SAM, they provide asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.


Blog from in Human Resources
Oct 13, 2011 7:45 AM ET

New York and New Jersey are about as close geographically as they can be, separated only by the Hudson River. However when it comes to state pension plans, they're a world apart.


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