CSR News

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Dec 1, 2010 12:00 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.


Fair Trade Certified Fashion Items Available from Pioneering Brands; Alternative to Sweatshops in Clothing Supply Chain

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Dec 1, 2010 11:55 AM ET

Fair Trade USA has launched the first ever US certification for Fair Trade apparel. Now consumers can vote with their dollars for sweatshop free clothing.


Wendy Cukier, Associate Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management

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Dec 1, 2010 10:26 AM ET

Increasing and Capitalizing on Supply Chain Diversity
Plenary Session 7 at Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
Toronto, Ontario
Priority Code: 3BL1

Register now!


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

Blog from
Dec 1, 2010 10:01 AM ET

When you think of sustainability in the workplace, do your thoughts immediately go to the ‘green’: recycling, energy efficiency, paperless office?  Or do you think of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?  An often forgotten aspect of a sustainable business is a healthy organization.  Business sustainability and organizational health go hand-in-hand.  


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Dec 1, 2010 10:00 AM ET

With the holiday gift-giving season officially under way, don't miss your chance to order a great gift for all the women on your list – the 2011 Show Us Your BRA!™ Calendar. This unique wall calendar features “bra-art” designs by celebrities including singer, India.Arie and model, Emme, as well as local artists. The original, often-humorous bra-art images are accompanied by inspirational quotes and helpful breast health tips and reminders. 

The best part of this gift though, is that it gives twice – 100% of the proceeds from your $15 purchase of the calendar benefit the All4One Alliance, a partnership of...

April 10-12 event will connect more than 500 leaders in Minneapolis

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Dec 1, 2010 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass.  - December 1, 2010 - The value of corporate citizenship can be measured by how well business strategy links with employees, customers, community, planet and profits. At the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's 2011 conference, April 10-12 in Minneapolis, participants will learn more about how other companies develop winning strategies and provide benefits to both society and the business.


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Nov 30, 2010 7:25 PM ET

PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics, the first cosmetics company to give donations to women's health advocacy and urgent human rights issues, recently released its Charity Gift Box, the latest step in the company's mission to ensure the health, safety, and success of women around the world.  The Gift Box, described by PeaceKeeper as 'the ultimate gift that gives back', contains three of PeaceKeeper's Organic Lip Glosses.  Proceeds from the sales of each of these glosses are donated to organizations that help women suffering from domestic violence, gender discrimination, and extreme poverty.

 


Blog from in Environment
Nov 30, 2010 4:40 PM ET
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the holiday season. We’re taught from the time we can walk to look forward to giving and receiving gifts. There is a certain joy that comes this time of year and one need look no further than a child’s face to see what the power of giving can do. Sheer unfiltered happiness.
 

Boston, New Haven, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. profiled for overall city-wide anti-hunger efforts

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Nov 30, 2010 4:00 PM ET

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, have partnered over the past several years to shed light on the severity of the problems of hunger and homelessness in U.S. cities, as well as the impact and value of investments in anti-hunger programs. Today, the partners released a case study on childhood hunger, “Strategies to Combat Childhood Hunger in Four U.S. Cities.” This year, the effort took an in-depth look at initiatives in four cities: Boston, Mass., New Haven, Conn., San Francisco, Calif., and Washington,...


Blog from
Nov 30, 2010 3:42 PM ET

There are several trends that I have been following that I feel will contribute significantly to the success of Mission Markets and the growth of the Impact Investing movement.


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

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Nov 30, 2010 2:06 PM ET

"We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others are bright, some have weird names, but we have to learn to live in the same box."  Anonymous 


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Nov 30, 2010 12:30 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.


EcoFocus Report Shows New Trend: American Dads Want to Make a Big Impact with Home Improvements

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Nov 30, 2010 10:04 AM ET

According to a just published report from EcoFocus Worldwide, EcoAware Dads want green alternatives for their homes and lifestyles this holiday season.  In the new trend report, Making Way for EcoAware Dads!, 52% want green or eco-friendy computers and 49% want the same traits in cell phones.  Topping the EA Dad's list this year are hybrids and fuel efficient vehicles.  For more information on the 2010 Trend Report, please contact Sean Lucey at 727-743-2352 or Sean@ecofocusworldwide.com.

 


Adwoa K Buahene, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, n-gen People Performance Inc. and Giselle Kovary, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, n-gen People Performance Inc.

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Nov 30, 2010 10:00 AM ET

Building Success in the "Generationally Diverse" Workplace
Plenary Session 6 at Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 8:45 a.m.
Toronto, Ontario
Priority Code: 3BL1

Register now!


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

Blog from
Nov 30, 2010 9:01 AM ET

As Albert Einstein said, "It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."    From a sustainability perspective, that can take many forms.  As in, caring for the Earth's resources from a physical and material perspective, but also in how our individual thoughts and behavior shapes that caring.  A question to ponder: How are we as individuals contributing back to the world through our attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors?


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