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CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Five: Auto Industry Revenue Forecasts Changed by EPA Policy Shift

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Part Five of the series "ESG for Investors” discusses how investors and asset managers are looking at the auto industry through the filter of a major change in consumer information policy: new MPG labels that include GHG figures. Future sales and revenue are now calculated with ESG data integrated into the bottom line.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia
3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™ and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com 
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Part Five of the series "ESG for Investors” discusses how investors and asset managers are looking at the auto industry through the filter of a major change in consumer information policy: new MPG labels that include GHG figures. Future sales and revenue are now calculated with ESG data integrated into the bottom line.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia
3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™ and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com 

Increase in Capital Spending: What does it Mean to Business Sustainability?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Are we finally seeing true indication of a full market recovery?  What impact does capital spending mean to business sustainability?
 
Beyond the speculation and consumer forecasts, recent reports indicated a significant increase in corporate spending as the eventual turning point.  With more positive releases making headlines, this new information has our professional consulting examining the implications to long-term business sustainability.
 

Deloitte and Carbon Disclosure Project Announce Agreement to Drive CDP Water Disclosure

Collaboration will aim to raise awareness of the business risks and opportunities around water
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 1, 2011 - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and Deloitte Consulting LLP in the United States (together, “Deloitte”) in collaboration with Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization, today announced an agreement to drive CDP Water Disclosure. The goal of CDP Water Disclosure, launched in November 2009, is to help investors, companies, governments, and other stakeholders in their decision making by making meaningful, systematic, and comparable reporting on water usage a standard corporate practice globally. 

Investors’ Circle to Merge with SJF Institute

Partnership accelerates connection between high­‐caliber impact entrepreneurs and values­‐led investors
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Durham, NC and San Francisco, CA - July 13, 2011 - SJF Institute (SJFI) and Investors’ Circle (IC) today announced a strategic merger to more efficiently and effectively unleash the power of the impact investing marketplace. The merger will increase entrepreneurs’ access to capital, resources and networks, and will provide more opportunities for collaboration among impact investors.

Mission-Driven Companies, Mission-Driven Dollars

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It’s powerful when the mission of investors is aligned with the mission of the company they invest in. We all know what too often happens when there isn’t mission alignment between investors and companies. Short-term financial return becomes more important than the company mission or than what the company can realistically achieve even with the best management practices. This is how the term “vulture capitalists” came to be, assigned to some venture capitalists and even to some “angel” investors.

Your Businesses Doesn't Buy Into Sustainability? Well, Your Investors Do!

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Securing financing and investment dollars is one of the most pressing issues facing any start-up or business seeking to grow.  The ability to entice funding or ensure needed credit almost exclusively depends on meeting the qualifications defined by the lender.  As the future stability of business becomes further intertwined with sustainability ‘risk and reward’, investors now place business sustainability qualifications atop their list as a dominant determinant of

Why Responsible Investors May Label Your Firm Both "Good" and "Bad"

Research from the Journal "Business Strategy and the Environment"
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Research published in Business Strategy and the Environment shows that, depending on the criteria they use, investors can find the same company environmentally responsible and irresponsible at the same time.

For example, an organization may score poorly for environmental performance or compliance, but they may simulatneously score well for reporting transparency and pollution prevention.

Hands in the Air for Small Business Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Pick up the paper or open your favorite daily feed and you will most likely read about a large corporation making changes and capturing business sustainability value.  Leveraging immense resources to implement change, how can the average business owner relate? 

3BL Media Presents “CSRreport Special Edition: CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider

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3BL Media is producing a series of newscasts for Reuters Insider, “CSRreport Special Edition: CSR for Investors,” a series of web video reports that examines the impact of corporate social responsibility on the bottom line of publicly traded companies. 

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