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Donation supports Mary Kay’s efforts to end domestic violence

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 26, 2012 6:00 PM ET

(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - June 26, 2012 - Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay FoundationSM are building four new Nature Explore Classrooms at women’s shelters across the United States as a part of its corporate social responsibility initiative, Pink Changing LivesSM. Domestic violence shelters providing shelter services to survivors of domestic violence with outdoor space available to accommodate learning stations and equipment are eligible to apply at www.marykayfoundation.org.


Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Jun 26, 2012 6:00 PM ET

by Lynnette McIntire

The trendy sports car Tesla has it. The Boeing DreamLiner has it. And now the UPS package car has it too. Composite materials are now being introduced to replace certain metal components in the ubiquitous brown trucks as a way to lighten the load by 900 pounds and improve fuel efficiency by 40%.


Part 3 in the blog series The New PR

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 26, 2012 5:30 PM ET

The measure of success is not how well your business model supports sustainability objectives but rather how well your sustainability efforts support – and define - your business model.


Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 26, 2012 5:00 PM ET

Recorded live at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference on June 9, 2012, Mike Wallace speaks about how his work as Director of Focal Point USA for the Global Reporting Initiative, which provides sustainability reporting standards and guidelines, advances the new economy movement. "Unless we have data that's comparable put out in a standardized form, we can't make any decisions or pass any judgments" about sustainability, says Wallace.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 26, 2012 4:05 PM ET

The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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 Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 26, 2012 1:00 PM ET

(3BL Media) June 26, 2012 - Building upon the momentum from previous training collaboration success, enterprise application software market leader SAP and sustainability consulting firm BrownFlynn are pleased to announce two new sustainability training opportunities certified by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).


Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jun 26, 2012 1:00 PM ET

By Dr. Len

This is the stuff of science fiction, a dream, something you could envision but were skeptical it could be done. But now it has been done, and raises the question of whether we are headed "back to the future" in the treatment of cancer.


Press Release from in Energy
Jun 26, 2012 11:15 AM ET

June 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the first time in its thirty year history, Leadership Florida® is pleased to announce that its 2012 Annual Meeting has gone 100% carbon neutral. Taking place at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida from June 28th to July 1st, the carbon emissions associated with the four day event will be offset through JustGreen™, a Just Energy program.


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

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 26, 2012 11:00 AM ET

The American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC) describes knowledge management as a mindset that extends beyond the flow of traditional business process.  It focuses on the dissemination of information, engagement of key resources, and ultimately the adoption rate of best practices across the entire value chain.  As a sustainability consultants, we believe knowledge management and sustainability concepts to be intricately aligned.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 25, 2012 9:00 PM ET

(3BL Media) Auburn Hills, MI - June 25, 2012 - The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer will receive $300,000 from auction proceeds of the first production-model 2013 SRT Viper GTS, following the Barrett-Jackson Orange County (Calif.) event this past weekend.

To support children and families dealing with the challenges of pediatric cancer, Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand teamed with The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer and the American Le Mans Series, by auctioning the world-class supercar.


Blog from in Environment
Jun 25, 2012 2:55 PM ET

Bees may be small, but the movement to save them is getting bigger by the day, and the plight of the bee just might be one of the most buzzed about issues in cause. What was once a niche issue is now becoming commonplace, as more companies realize disappearing bees are bad for business.

Since 2006, beekeepers have reported on the rapid disappearance of adult worker honey bees known as Colony Collapse Disorder, and companies have taken note.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jun 25, 2012 2:15 PM ET

The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 25, 2012 1:35 PM ET

By Kate Olsen

Chase Community Giving, one of the forerunners in crowdsourced corporate philanthropy space,  is back for a fifth season.  Since the program’s inception, nearly 3.5 million Facebook users have “liked” Chase Community Giving. These fans have helped more than 500 charities receive a share of over $20 million in Chase grants.

According to Erich Timmerman, JPMorgan Chase Spokesman, Chase Community Giving “has pointed the way toward a new paradigm for corporate giving” across three areas:


Press Release from in Environment
Jun 25, 2012 12:40 PM ET

(3BL Media) September 18, 2012 - This year Ernst & Young, in conjunction with the Earthwatch Institute, is sending 30 volunteers on skills-based expeditions to Brazil and Costa Rica to conduct field research and recommend strategies for implementing environmentally and economically sustainable practices to local businesses.


Newsletter from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 25, 2012 11:00 AM ET

AOL Impact is our corporate commitment to raising awareness for non-profit organizations that our consumers, employees, and partners care about. We do this by dedicating a space on AOL.com that features a new cause everyday and engages our audience to take action via our AOL Impact site, www.impact.aol.com.


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