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Environment, Social and Governance Factors Merge in Climate Justice

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In what could be climate justice's first legal case to proceed to the circuit courts, the plaintiffs are using the same  argument that worked against the tobacco companies, conspiring to spread false scientific information, against some of the nation’s largest producers of oil, gas, and electric power.  The Native Alaskan Community Kivalina is built on melting permafrost and its 400 members and 107 buildings have to be relocated, at a cost of $95-400 million. The fact that the case has proceeded so far is yet another validation that that CSR factors — E, S and G — are inextricably linked.

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In what could be climate justice's first legal case to proceed to the circuit courts, the plaintiffs are using the same  argument that worked against the tobacco companies, conspiring to spread false scientific information, against some of the nation’s largest producers of oil, gas, and electric power.  The Native Alaskan Community Kivalina is built on melting permafrost and its 400 members and 107 buildings have to be relocated, at a cost of $95-400 million. The fact that the case has proceeded so far is yet another validation that that CSR factors — E, S and G — are inextricably linked.

Introducing the BoardSource Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education

…to ensure that you are well prepared to lead.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 4, 2010 - Helping lead a nonprofit organization in today’s challenging and changing environment is heady business. It requires you to be:

  • thoroughly educated in the critical concepts of nonprofit governance

  • up-to-date on the latest developments in compliance

  • committed to serving your organization and community in the best possible manner

Open for Innovation: Governing in a New Era

BoardSource Leadership Forum 2010
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The 2010 Leadership Forum will be held on Nov. 10 and 11 in San Francisco. Half-day, full-day, and two-day presessions that allow for in depth discussions take place on Nov. 8 and 9.

Governance's brightest thinkers and practitioners will be in San Francisco on November 10th and 11th. Will you? Join us to...
  • explore the trends and events that are fueling boardroom deliberations today

  • learn about new approaches being taken by nonprofit leaders everywhere – and with great results

  • tackle tough questions every responsible board should be asking

  • share insights, ideas, and solutions to today's challenges

Early Bird rate ends on Thursday, September 30.
Register now and save!

 

Press Release

The 2010 Leadership Forum will be held on Nov. 10 and 11 in San Francisco. Half-day, full-day, and two-day presessions that allow for in depth discussions take place on Nov. 8 and 9.

Governance's brightest thinkers and practitioners will be in San Francisco on November 10th and 11th. Will you? Join us to...
  • explore the trends and events that are fueling boardroom deliberations today

  • learn about new approaches being taken by nonprofit leaders everywhere – and with great results

  • tackle tough questions every responsible board should be asking

  • share insights, ideas, and solutions to today's challenges

Early Bird rate ends on Thursday, September 30.
Register now and save!

 

BoardSource Offers Training on Advanced Board Consulting in the D.C. Area

Michael Daigneault to lead April 15-16 session.
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BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit governance, is helping to build capacity in consultants and practitioners with Advanced Board Consulting, a training being held April 15-16 in the Washington, D.C. area.  Led by governance expert Michael Daigneault, the program provides the knowledge needed by the elite nonprofit board trainer.

7 CEOs Highlighted at Corporate Responsibility Officer Summit Oct 6-7 in Chicago, Corporate Responsibility’s Largest Annual Event

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - September 28, 2009—New York, NY -  Corporate Responsibility Officer Summit Chair Jay Whitehead today announced that the speaker lineup for the 5th annual CRO Summit, held October 6-7 at the Union League Club of Chicago will feature a record 7 CEOs—leaders of the corporate responsibility movement in sustainability, governance, compliance and philanthropy.  

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