CSR News

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 24, 2011 1:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 – The Natural Step Canada is pleased to announce that its Founder, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt, has been selected as an Ashoka Globalizer. The prestigious recognition follows Dr. Robèrt’s nomination as an Ashoka Fellow.

Benevity to Discuss Trends and Innovations in Mobile Giving & Implications for Charities, Cause Marketing Partnerships

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 24, 2011 12:40 PM ET

Tonight’s 501 Mission Place Webinar “Giving On The Go! A Look At Mobile Giving” will feature Benevity. Jana Taylor, VP Marketing at Benevity, will discuss trends in mobile giving, including an overview of Benevity’s mobile giving capabilities and share some ideas for charities to consider to shape their mobile fundraising strategies.   To register: http://ow.ly/4lvbV


Press Release from in Human Resources
Mar 24, 2011 12:30 PM ET

Skills for America's Future, a national initiative to connect employers with community colleges to provide 21st century skills to American workers, today announced a significant commitment by UPS, the world's largest package delivery company.

Report details company’s commitments in the areas of health, community and environment

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Mar 24, 2011 12:15 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 - General Mills today announced the availability of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report covering the company’s progress on health, community and environmental initiatives. The report can be viewed or downloaded on the company’s new CSR website, located at csr.GeneralMills.com

Yellow Fish Road youth awareness program gets funding boost

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 24, 2011 12:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Calgary, Alberta (March 24, 2011) – Encana Corporation has entered into a new partnership with Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) to support the coldwater conservation group’s Yellow Fish Road Program, a nation-wide youth environmental program that raises awareness and warns people against putting contaminants into local water bodies through storm drains.

Additional 30-MW PV solar power plant underway

Press Release from in Energy
Mar 24, 2011 11:35 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DENVER - March 24, 2011 - Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion and commissioning of a 19-megawatt (ac) photovoltaic solar power plant in Colorado’s Alamosa County. The Greater Sandhill installation began generating power on December 22, 2010 and is currently the largest operating PV solar power plant in Colorado.

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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 24, 2011 11:33 AM ET

Misconceptions of business sustainability as a passing trend are quickly falling by the wayside. Larger organizations, traditionally mistaken as burdened with a primary responsibility as change agents in the water, carbon, environment and climate change solutions are now shifting the burden to include suppliers and small businesses.

From the GreenMoney Journal's Spring 2011 Newsletter

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Mar 24, 2011 11:23 AM ET

The GreenMoney Journal is an award-winning publication and website that has focused on the Green economy since 1992. GreenMoney's goal is to help individuals and companies align their money with their values from their local farmers market to the stock market. Founder and publisher Cliff Feigenbaum is also the co-author of 'Investing With Your Values'.


Go to www.greenmoney.com to see the latest issue and to sign up for the Summer 2011 e-Newsletter.


Nearly three-quarters of consumers (71%) will stop buying a product if they feel misled by environmental claims

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 24, 2011 10:12 AM ET

There's still time to register!

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 24, 2011 10:00 AM ET

ESF North America 2011

Maximizing Sustainability IMPACT and Business Value

More than a Forum...

Fair Jewelry Action (FJA) is a Human Rights and Environmental Justice Network within the jewellery sector. FJA promotes ethical and fair trade jewellery business by advocating traceability and transparency in the jewellery supply chain.

Blog from
Mar 24, 2011 9:43 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.

Press Release from
Mar 24, 2011 9:12 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.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 23, 2011 7:00 PM ET

Your initial image of Afghanistan is probably war, Taliban, bombings, insurgency, and corruption. And you'd think of girls and women as victims. Think again. Think innovative, successful women entrepreneurs. Indeed. In her numerous visits to Afghanistan and other conflict and post-conflict regions in the world, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon discovered another reality as well: that it is commonplace for teenage girls and women to build successful businesses in order to support and feed their families while the men are fighting.

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Mar 23, 2011 3:30 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Berkeley Heights, N.J. - March 23, 2011 - L’Oréal USA announced today that its Berkeley Heights administrative office, which is home to over 400 employees, has been awarded LEED® Gold.  Berkeley Heights is the company’s New Jersey headquarters and the second of L’Oréal USA’s facilities to receive LEED certification established by the U.S.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 23, 2011 3:00 PM ET

"The data show that the more financially challenged nonprofit organizations are more likely to engage more deeply with their boards," said Jennifer Talansky, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), in a private interview. Talansky was referring to the results of NFF's 2011 Survey.