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Herman Miller's 2010 Better World Report

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 6, 2011 - Herman Miller “Better World” Report Highlights Supplier Diversity Gains, Among Multiple Achievements

SustainAbility: Rate the Raters Webinar

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST
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CBSR Learning Event
SustainAbility: Rate the Raters Webinar
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST

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CBSR Learning Event
SustainAbility: Rate the Raters Webinar
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST

Life Cycle Approach to Sustainability: Responsibility from Cradle to Grave Webinar

Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1:00 - 2:00pm EST
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Life Cycle Approach to Sustainability: Responsibility from Cradle to Grave Webinar
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1:00 - 2:00pm EST

If Business Sustainability Isn't a Priority, then What is It?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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We have all heard and probably been told by an authority figure at some point in our lives: “You better get your priorities in order”.  Did the resulting stress and pressure of that request get the intended result?  Not likely.   When it comes to transforming the organization, business sustainability action arguably should not be a priority. 

Business Executives Lacking Creativity - Business Sustainability to the Rescue

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How attached are you to your ideas?  To your business plan? Let's get more specific.  Are you attached to results - whether that is growth or profit or are you attached to how you get there?  Does it matter?

Paper Chase: Sourcing strategies in the race to reduce

November 17 1:00pm -2:00pm EST Webinar
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Paper Chase: Sourcing strategies in the race to reduce 
Wednesday, November 17 - 1:00 - 2:00 PM (EST) Webinar

Despite advances in digital technologies, paper continues to be a tool required by almost all businesses.  For non-carbon intensive industries, this can amount to one of the company’s largest uses of materials.  With concern about deforestation and its climate impacts, it has become increasingly important for companies to source their paper more sustainably. 

Participants will:

Conversation and Community: Building Deeper Social Ties, a Free Workshop Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Summary: 
Tuesday, November 16th, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information.
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Tuesday, November 16th, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information.

Connect with CBSR's 8th Annual Summit on CSR: Collaborating for Sustainable Change

New Approaches to Accelerate Innovation
Summary: 

Effective collaboration is critical to address complex sustainability challenges,
transform business and innovate for results

Join CBSR for an inspiring—and collaborative—day linking effective internal and external partnering with your triple bottom line.

  • Discover best practices in collaboration with employees, suppliers, customers, NGOs and industry leaders.

  • Work hands-on with peers to learn how to apply collaboration tools in your business.

  • Network with leading executives, thought leaders and practitioners.

  • Learn from Canadian and international visionaries including keynote speakers:

                  Dr. Graham Baxter, Acting CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum 

                  Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt, Founder of The Natural Step


Where: Le Meridien King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Canada

When:  Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Register Now.

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Effective collaboration is critical to address complex sustainability challenges,
transform business and innovate for results

Join CBSR for an inspiring—and collaborative—day linking effective internal and external partnering with your triple bottom line.

  • Discover best practices in collaboration with employees, suppliers, customers, NGOs and industry leaders.

  • Work hands-on with peers to learn how to apply collaboration tools in your business.

  • Network with leading executives, thought leaders and practitioners.

  • Learn from Canadian and international visionaries including keynote speakers:

                  Dr. Graham Baxter, Acting CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum 

                  Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt, Founder of The Natural Step


Where: Le Meridien King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Canada

When:  Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Register Now.

Pre and Post Summit Workshops: Hands-on learning

Summary: 

Seven more reasons to put the CBSR Summit on your calendar!

Make the most of your Summit experience by participating in interactive workshops on October 20 and October 22. Gain tools and takeaways that build on your CSR knowledge. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from CBSR advisors, special guests and fellow practitioners. Topics include:

Moving Beyond the Anecdote: The Business Case for CSR
The Essentials of Cross-Sector Partnership: Sharing Risks and Opportunities
Integrating CSR into Corporate DNA across operations and borders
Excelling in CSR Reporting 2.0: Focusing on what matters and making sure people hear about it!
CSR Governance: Assessing Ownership and Accountability of Sustainability at your Organization
Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement: Learning How to Focus Your Approach
Measuring the Business and Community Impact of Corporate Community Involvement 
 
To learn more and register for pre- and post-Summit workshops, for the Summit agenda and speakers, and to register for the October 21st Summit, visit www.cbsr.ca/summit
 
Why collaboration?
Summit speaker Chris Jarvis of 3BL Media and Realized Worth interviews Summit Chair Claude Ouimet on the value of collaboration
to InterfaceFLOR's sustainability efforts.
Listen to the podcast here

 
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Seven more reasons to put the CBSR Summit on your calendar!

Make the most of your Summit experience by participating in interactive workshops on October 20 and October 22. Gain tools and takeaways that build on your CSR knowledge. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from CBSR advisors, special guests and fellow practitioners. Topics include:

Moving Beyond the Anecdote: The Business Case for CSR
The Essentials of Cross-Sector Partnership: Sharing Risks and Opportunities
Integrating CSR into Corporate DNA across operations and borders
Excelling in CSR Reporting 2.0: Focusing on what matters and making sure people hear about it!
CSR Governance: Assessing Ownership and Accountability of Sustainability at your Organization
Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement: Learning How to Focus Your Approach
Measuring the Business and Community Impact of Corporate Community Involvement 
 
To learn more and register for pre- and post-Summit workshops, for the Summit agenda and speakers, and to register for the October 21st Summit, visit www.cbsr.ca/summit
 
Why collaboration?
Summit speaker Chris Jarvis of 3BL Media and Realized Worth interviews Summit Chair Claude Ouimet on the value of collaboration
to InterfaceFLOR's sustainability efforts.
Listen to the podcast here

 
CBSR9220

Sodexo Commitment to Combining Economic and Corporate Citizenship Performance Recognized Again

Company recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the sixth time as the global leader for its industry segment
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Issy-les-Moulineaux -  September 20, 2010 - Sodexo has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the sixth time as the global leader for its industry segment, "Hotels, Restaurants, Bars & Recreational Services" for the year 2010-2011. Sodexo received an overall score of 82% from the ratings agency, SAM (Sustainable Asset Management), based on an assessment of its economic, social and environmental performance. The average overall score for sector businesses was 56%. 

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