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Global Compact Champions and Practitioners Take Stock of Joint Sustainability Efforts, Chart Course Towards Rio

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Corporate sustainability experts from nearly 100 nations are meeting in Copenhagen today for the first-ever Annual Meeting of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest initiative to promote environmental and social responsibility in business. The gathering, part of a five-day Global Compact week, aims to help sustainability practitioners develop a better sense of the linkages between the wide range of sustainability issues and the ways in which they can advance better performance in their own organizations.

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Corporate sustainability experts from nearly 100 nations are meeting in Copenhagen today for the first-ever Annual Meeting of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest initiative to promote environmental and social responsibility in business. The gathering, part of a five-day Global Compact week, aims to help sustainability practitioners develop a better sense of the linkages between the wide range of sustainability issues and the ways in which they can advance better performance in their own organizations.

Media Impact hosts Storytelling for Sustainable Development

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 11, 2011 - Media Impact hosted a one-day workshop, Storytelling for Sustainable Development, yesterday to encourage the incorporation of Entertainment-Education programs into global sustainable development work. Entertainment-Education is the incorporation of vital health and environmental messaging into entertaining media formats to simultaneously educate and amuse audiences. 

The World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Chile

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Santiago, Chile, May 5, 2011 – The World Environment Center (WEC) today launches an innovative project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Chilean businesses by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. WEC is partnering with Chileoliva, the national industry association for the country’s olive and olive oil-producing sector to improve the industry’s overall environmental performance. The partnership is funded by the United States Department of State through its “Cleaner Production Private

Free Communications Workshop and Program Launch

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 20, 2011 - You are invited to join Media Impact for a workshop and program launch party:

L'Oréal USA’s Second New Jersey Facility is Awarded LEED® Certification

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Berkeley Heights, N.J. - March 23, 2011 - L’Oréal USA announced today that its Berkeley Heights administrative office, which is home to over 400 employees, has been awarded LEED® Gold.  Berkeley Heights is the company’s New Jersey headquarters and the second of L’Oréal USA’s facilities to receive LEED certification established by the U.S.

White House Announces New World Environment Center Initiative in Chile

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 22, 2011 - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-governmental organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., applauds President Obama’s successful visit to advance the U.S.-Chile bilateral relationship and expand efforts to promote more sustainable economic development.  The U.S.

Leading Change from Within: Maximizing People Power for Sustainability

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Vision 2050 is the World Business Council on Sustainable Development’s response to the global sustainability challenge. It lays out a pathway for arriving at a place where we are able to meet the needs of society within the limits of nature: in other words, sustainability. If you haven’t already read the summary report, I encourage you to do so–it’s fascinating and exciting, at a time when we could use both!

The Natural Step Explained in 2 Minutes

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The foundation for many innovative sustainability programs around the world is anchored in The Natural Step Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development. Our science-based process has been tested and proven effective by hundreds of forward-thinking organizations over the past two decades.

Business Momentum Grows for Rio+20

Corporate leaders meet UN Member States to address role of business in advancing sustainability
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY - January 10, 2011 - Meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, business leaders in Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD 2012) and representatives of UN Member States discussed the crucial role business must play in the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, commonly known as the Rio+20 Earth Summit. In addition Chad Holliday, the Chair of BASD 2012 and Chairman of Bank of America, addressed the plenary session of the first Intersessional of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012.

Chamber BCLC and Siemens Seek Exemplary Models of Sustainability Innovation

U.S. Chamber Calls On America’s Communities to Apply for National Honor
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Throughout the country, local governments, chambers of commerce, economic development authorities, and other organizations have taken tremendous steps to improve quality of life, be a steward of the environment, and increase the ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come. These efforts deserve national recognition. 

The Siemens Sustainable Community Awards program provides that national platform for recognition and information-sharing.

 

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Throughout the country, local governments, chambers of commerce, economic development authorities, and other organizations have taken tremendous steps to improve quality of life, be a steward of the environment, and increase the ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come. These efforts deserve national recognition. 

The Siemens Sustainable Community Awards program provides that national platform for recognition and information-sharing.

 

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