CSR News

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 15, 2010 12:40 PM ET

Washington Post Leadership Playlist names Good Business International one of Five Standout Companies of 2010!

Starbucks, Honest Tea & Good Business International

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 15, 2010 10:05 AM ET

Today, we announced our membership to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) based in the UK. This has enabled us to expand the fight we began earlier this year to stop the online distribution of child sexual abuse images when we became the first security company to join the U.S. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) URL Project.

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

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 15, 2010 10:04 AM ET

Which has more impact?  What you do?  Or, what you buy?   At the PEW Center for Climate Changer's Energy Efficiency Conference held in Chicago last April, one of the plenary session speakers stated a remarkable statistic.  Only 8% of what you DO is sustainable -- the other 92% is in the supply chain -- in other words, what you BUY. So in essence, your eco actions add up but the products you purchase. 

Is Serving Trans Fats Antithetical to CSR?

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 15, 2010 9:30 AM ET

The folks at ElegantRoots.com have a warning: Southwest Airlines serves trans fats in some of its snacks -- you know, the meal substitues. Beware holiday travelers. Is this corporate social responsibility? Come on, Southwest, clean up the food-like substances you serve!

Consumers Willing to Pay More & Travel Out of Way for Cause-Marketing Products; 83% will leave their company if it employs child sweatshop labor

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 15, 2010 9:09 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) CHICAGO, IL - Dec. 15, 2010 - Two new public opinion surveys released today by Do Well Do Good, LLC indicate that consumers demand that companies should engage in cause-marketing and corporate social responsibility programs. Over 88% of consumers think companies should try to achieve their business goals while improving society and then environment and 83% of consumers think companies should support charities and nonprofits with financial donations.

Press Release from in Energy
Dec 15, 2010 8:00 AM 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.

FMYI | a blog about empowering teams to make a difference

Blog from
Dec 14, 2010 6:14 PM 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 in Fashion & Apparel
Dec 14, 2010 5:34 PM ET

PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics' Gift Box C is the perfect eco-friendly stocking stuffer for your friends and loved ones!  The Gift Box contains one Superfruit Mega Balm from PeaceKeeper's Exclusive Upscale Line and one "Paint Me Wise" Lip Paint (medium burgundy).  It makes a great starter kit for the up-and-coming humanitarian in your family, or a sweet stocking stuffer for yourself.

PeaceKeeper is the first cosmetics company to give donations to women's...

STAPLES Center Becomes the First U.S. Sports and Entertainment Arena to Receive ISO 14001 Status

Press Release from in Environment
Dec 14, 2010 5:20 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) LOS ANGELES, CA - Dec. 14, 2010 - STAPLES Center, the downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment arena, has been awarded ISO 14001 Certification for the third-party review of its Environmental Management System (EMS), making it the first U.S. arena to receive the respected accreditation.

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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 14, 2010 2:41 PM ET

Surveys indicate most Americans recognize the environmental crisis and they're concerned about global warming. But to actually do something about it?  It's a similar experience in the business world.  Within our business sustainability consulting practice, executives are becoming aware of the business case for sustainability but are finding the traditional methods of addressing alternative mindsets and systems.

Greater Transparency Essential for Investors to Gauge Whether Industry Is Addressing Material Risks Exposed by BP Gulf Spill

Press Release from in Environment
Dec 14, 2010 11:31 AM ET

The Securities and Exchange Commission should play a critical role in requiring oil companies to boost their public disclosure of material financial risks they face from offshore oil drilling projects. To that end, a group of leading U.S. investors has asked the national commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to recommend development of new disclosure guidance from the SEC for energy companies involved in ever-increasing deepwater drilling activity globally.

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 14, 2010 10:15 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 14, 2010 - With more than 30 million businesses in America alone, the question is how these stressed businesses will have the time and resources to develop a Green plan for their operation. The answer is that there is no good plan to accomplish this task, and nearly every business is confused and frustrated by the process. There are energy audit, trash audits, carbon footprints to calculate, offsets to purchase, water and air pollution, Green purchasing, and a growing number of compliance issues coming.

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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 14, 2010 9:28 AM ET

"In a comprehensive review by the researchers Bruce Avolio and Fred Luthans of more than two hundred leadership studies, only one quality among leaders consistently had a positive impact on their employees.

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Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 14, 2010 9:00 AM ET
Tuesday, December 14th, 7-9pm
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
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