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The Most Socially Responsible Companies of 2015: Part One

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It is hard to believe 2015 is winding down! Along with holiday lights and decorations, frantic shopping, overeating, and well-meant resolutions, we’re entering the season of the proverbial “year in review lists”.

Here at FrontStream, we thought we would be remiss if we didn’t give you a Top 10 List of our own.

As Thomas Paine once said, “Character is much easier kept than recovered”. We’ve come up with a two-part list of companies who have character to spare!

Calling All Nonprofits: Does Your Video Tell a Powerful Story?

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Did you know that by the end if 2012, videos will account for 50 percent of all Internet traffic?

Online videos are powerful storytelling tools. Many nonprofits are using them to attract donors and volunteers, and to multiply the impact they can have on the people and communities they serve.

As a sponsor of the 2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Awards, Cisco will get a chance to recognize four nonprofits that have successfully used video to create meaningful, positive change.

Social Media in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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If you’re wondering why social media should be a key part of your communications strategy, just note these current statistics demonstrating the ubiquity of the medium:

  • Facebook now boasts more than 800 million active users worldwide, and more than half of these log on to the network on any given day.

Social Media for Social Good #SMWSF #SMWCisco

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by Mitch Neff

If you have been paying attention to the Social Media Week programming, you probably know that on February 14, 2012 Cisco has planned a day of events with some of the leading voices in social media. Cisco’s GETideas.org team is adding to this roster with a mid-day panel, “#SMLuvsSocialGood”. 

VolunteerMatch Solutions: Where are All the Super Bowl Cause Campaigns?

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Along with millions of other Americans, I eagerly sat down on Sunday, February 5th to watch Super Bowl XLVI — and by “Super Bowl,” of course, what I really mean is “Super Bowl ads.”

Industry Leaders Judah Schiller and Christine Arena to Helm New-Model Engagement Agency

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA  - February 6, 2012 - Judah Schiller and Christine Arena today announced the launch of Aiko, a big ideas engagement agency that designs for the needs of purposeful brands. The new agency will provide creative solutions to help solve the communication and reputation challenges faced by socially-minded organizations.

PR Newswire Joins Forces with 3BL Media to Expand CSR & Sustainability News Distribution

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA & New York, NY - February 1, 2012 - PR Newswire, the global leader of innovative marketing and communications solutions,  and 3BL Media, the leading distributor of CSR and sustainability news and content, today announced a partnership, bringing the largest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news and content distribution network to PR Newswire customers.  

The Sustainability Information Diet (SID): Less Text, More Video

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Announcement of upcoming plan for increasing sustainability awareness (globally) while addressing the issue of information overload, hence, a sustainabilty awareness diet (SID) that is mostly video and has four portions, two each month for February and March.  We start with the responses to the question, What Is Sustainabilty, by a variety of people from academia, business, a community organization, and a tribe on February 16, 2011.

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Announcement of upcoming plan for increasing sustainability awareness (globally) while addressing the issue of information overload, hence, a sustainabilty awareness diet (SID) that is mostly video and has four portions, two each month for February and March.  We start with the responses to the question, What Is Sustainabilty, by a variety of people from academia, business, a community organization, and a tribe on February 16, 2011.

CBSR Blog: Adding Value to Your Next CSR Report

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By: Agnieszka Rum

Last week, together with Wes Gee from Stantec and Sonya Fiorini from Loblaw, CBSR delivered a well attended webinar on sustainability reporting. Reflecting on the discussions from the webinar, I would like to emphasize some key points that aim to help businesses on their sustainability reporting journey.

How to Build an Effective Corporate/Nonprofit Partnership

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It’s clear today that companies and nonprofits must work together to help solve social issues. You won’t find a successful cause campaign without a corporate/nonprofit partnership, and research shows that most consumers (78%) believe these partnerships help a cause stand out from the rest. (Check out the Cause Marketing Forum’s Cause Update for recent program examples and analysis.)

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