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Jump Start 2011 with Business Sustainability Planning Now

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The concepts of social responsibility, business sustainability and living a sustainable lifestyle have been around for a long time.  However, these conversations have traditionally been between a smaller set of social and business practitioners.  Today, we are all exploring sustainability as an engrained part of our lives.  We hear about  going green on the radio, in  newspapers, websites, blogs and while we each have a different version of what going green means to us and our businesses, how to qualify its meaning.  As the year is quickly drawing to a close, many are asking how to

Global Conference for Social Change Recognizes Anvil Knitwear as a Top Leader in Sustainability

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK - October 20, 2010 - On November 18 in New York, The Foundation for Social Change and United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) will recognize Anvil Knitwear as a Top Leader of Change in the sustainability category at the Global Conference for Social Change: Turning Social Responsibility Into Social Action.

CSRminute: Rochester Institute of Technology Plans $35M Facility for Sustainability Research; UN Global Compact Standards to Guide First Arab Social Responsibility Report

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

UPS Airline Pilot Named Winner Of Top Global Service Award

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UPS has awarded Paul Warrington of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., the Jim Casey Community Service Award, the company's top honor worldwide for community service. Warrington, an assistant chief pilot at the UPS Airlines, was recognized for his long-standing commitment to the impoverished and underserved people of Cambodia.

Honor Extended to Paul Warrington of California
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UPS has awarded Paul Warrington of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., the Jim Casey Community Service Award, the company's top honor worldwide for community service. Warrington, an assistant chief pilot at the UPS Airlines, was recognized for his long-standing commitment to the impoverished and underserved people of Cambodia.

Gap Inc.'s Fourth Social Responsibility Report Reveals Successes and Challenges

Report Highlights Intensified Focus on Environment, Including Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% from 2003 to 2008
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 31, 2009 – Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today issued its fourth comprehensive report on its social responsibility programs, highlighting performance and data results covering 2007 and 2008.

Food Security Project is a New Model for Self-Sufficiency for Orphans in Conflict-Torn Regions

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 Chido Govero, a young Zimbabwean woman, trains orphan girls to grow highly nutritious food using plant matter from coffee farms – creating a solution for food insecurity, climate change, and orphan self-sufficiency. Equator Coffees releases Chido’s Blend, with 100% of the profits supporting Chido’s work. www.EquatorCoffees.com/Chido.

Equator Coffees Launches Chido’s Blend Coffee to Provide Critical Support
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 Chido Govero, a young Zimbabwean woman, trains orphan girls to grow highly nutritious food using plant matter from coffee farms – creating a solution for food insecurity, climate change, and orphan self-sufficiency. Equator Coffees releases Chido’s Blend, with 100% of the profits supporting Chido’s work. www.EquatorCoffees.com/Chido.

Novato Women Embark on Enterprise with Coffee Farm in Panama

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First they sold it, now they'll grow it. Equator Estate Coffees & Teas in San Rafael, a wholesale coffee company, has purchased a 47-acre undeveloped coffee farm in Panama. Named Finca Sofia, the land in the Panamanian highlands near the town of Cerro Punta was purchased for an undisclosed sum by Equator co-founders and Novato residents Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell with their partner, Willem Boot, a Mill Valley resident and international coffee entrepreneur. Read the full article here: http://www.marinij.com/marinnews/ci_12287986

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First they sold it, now they'll grow it. Equator Estate Coffees & Teas in San Rafael, a wholesale coffee company, has purchased a 47-acre undeveloped coffee farm in Panama. Named Finca Sofia, the land in the Panamanian highlands near the town of Cerro Punta was purchased for an undisclosed sum by Equator co-founders and Novato residents Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell with their partner, Willem Boot, a Mill Valley resident and international coffee entrepreneur. Read the full article here: http://www.marinij.com/marinnews/ci_12287986

Artists And Athletes Inspire And Empower Fans To Help Plant Seven Billion Trees By The End Of 2009

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An official partner of the United Nations Environment Programme's Billion Tree Campaign, mokugift collaborates with award-winning nonprofit agroforestry organizations such as Trees For The Future and Sustainable Harvest International to plant trees in twelve countries

Mokugift fosters global environmental solidarity by making it easy and rewarding to join celebrities in planting trees, for $1 apiece, through online "gifting."
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An official partner of the United Nations Environment Programme's Billion Tree Campaign, mokugift collaborates with award-winning nonprofit agroforestry organizations such as Trees For The Future and Sustainable Harvest International to plant trees in twelve countries

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