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The Climate Declaration Hits Broadway…

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BOSTON, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Starting this week, the Climate Declaration’s message that “tackling climate change is America’s greatest economic opportunity of the 21st century” will be showcased on the CBS Jumbotron on 42nd street in New York City’s Times Square for the next three months. 

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces Five Finalists for 2013 Integral Fellows Awards

Former Microsoft employees recognized for extraordinary leadership in philanthropy
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BELLEVUE, Wash., October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The Microsoft Alumni Foundation today announced five finalists for its fifth annual Integral Fellows Awards, a program created in 2009 to recognize and reward the exemplary nonprofit work of former Microsoft employees.

Keep America Beautiful Introduces Suite of Resources for Businesses and Organizations to Encourage Recycling in the Workplace

New Recycling at Work Website Offers Pledge-Takers Recycling Bin Discounts, Online Tools
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STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful’s Recycling at Work initiative, designed to encourage businesses, organizations and institutions around the country to pledge to increase workplace recycling, has launched a new website (RecyclingatWork.org) that features a host of tools and resources, including recycling bin discounts.

Major U.S. Companies Call for Climate Change Action

Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti & Acer America Corporation join hundreds of companies in seeking strong climate and clean energy policies in Washington
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BOSTON,  Sept 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Business calls for strong climate change action are getting louder. Today, a half-dozen leading global companies with more than 100,000 employees, including Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti, and Acer America Corporation joined hundreds of other U.S. businesses in signing the Climate Declaration, which calls on federal policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change.

Technology for Good: James Rooney, Microsoft - 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit

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Interview with James Rooney, Program Manager for the Technology for Good Program at the Microsoft Corporation, at the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City. James describes the Client Summit as a great opportunity for himself and Microsoft to learn and share best practices from others in the "VolunteerMatch family."

James also talks about the newest partnership between VolunteerMatch and Microsoft on the HelpBridge mobile app for disaster preparedness and response.

2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Preparing Your Community for an Emergency

At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees.
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At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café”sessions with our client attendees. 

Flexible and Genuine: Building a Strong Signature Program

2013 CECP Summit: Ahead, Together
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The 2013 CECP Summit: Ahead, Together, brought chairs of foundations, CEOs, and corporate responsbility experts to NYC to discuss how to make corporate giving more effective. At a session on June 4, Eva Tansky Blum, EVP & Director of Community Affairs at PNC Bank and Lori Forte Harnick, General Manager for Citizenship & Public Affairs at Microsoft shared their insights during Adapting Signature Programs to New Realities, a panel moderated by Carol Cone, Global Practice Chair of Edelman Business + Social Purpose for Edelman.

Tech Corps Lead the Way with New Sustainable Sourcing Strategies - CSR Minute for April 17, 2013

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Tantalum and Section 1052: these two very obscure terms are getting a lot of attention from over 6,000 U.S. and global companies these days, especially from those in the electronics sector. Section 1052 is the clause of the Dodd-Frank Act that requires the SEC to issue disclosure and audit requirements for publicly traded companies that manufacture products containing conflict minerals.

Business4Better Announces Underwriters for Its Inaugural Conference

Microsoft, Disneyland, Avnet, HCL Technologies, Pimco Foundation and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries join Social Innovation and Community Engagement Movement
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Business4Better (B4B), the non-commercial community partnership movement event produced by UBM plc, welcomes underwriters for the Business4Better Conference, Expo and Movement.

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