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Undergraduates Rank the American Cancer Society in the Top 50 Most Ideal Employers

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(3BL Media) June 7, 2012 - Recently, the employer branding firm, Universum, released the results of their survey of nearly 60,000 undergraduate students designed to reveal the most attractive employers among U.S. undergraduates.

The American Cancer Society has been named one of the Top 50 Most Ideal Employers – for the third year in a row.  This year the Society was ranked at 39, up from our 2011 ranking of 48. And, the Society was ranked in the Top 10 for undergraduates in the field of humanities, liberal arts, and education.

Are You a CSR / Sustainability Communications Expert?

What best practice, trends or resources can you share with SMEs?
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On 12th June I’m heading to Berlin for two days to co-host one of the workshops at the EU funded ‘Better CSR Advice for SMEs’ event.

WATCH: 'What is Creating Shared Value'?

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Creating Shared Value (CSV) is a powerful tool and concept for companies to use as they look to conduct business. Ultimately, it’s a strategy for developing the future market while also strengthening economies, the marketplace, communities, and corporate coffers. Yet the term runs the risk of being confused with corporate social responsibility (CSR) or, worse, as being a way to redistribute wealth. To combat this, we are launching a video to illustrate and explain the concept of CSV. 

As Sustainability Commitments and Policies Gain Ground, Corporate Practice Still Lags Behind

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As a deeper understanding of sustainability issues is gaining momentum around the world, companies of all sectors are stepping up efforts to build environmental and social considerations into management strategies and policies. However, much remains to be done to truly operationalize corporate sustainability and translate commitments into tangible action. This is one of the central findings of the UN Global Compact’s 2011 Implementation Survey, the most comprehensive global survey on business policies and actions to advance sustainability.

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As a deeper understanding of sustainability issues is gaining momentum around the world, companies of all sectors are stepping up efforts to build environmental and social considerations into management strategies and policies. However, much remains to be done to truly operationalize corporate sustainability and translate commitments into tangible action. This is one of the central findings of the UN Global Compact’s 2011 Implementation Survey, the most comprehensive global survey on business policies and actions to advance sustainability.

Sodexo Congratulates Campuses Named to The Princeton Review’s 2012 Guide to 322 Green Colleges

Sodexo proves a valued partner to support the ranking of more than 80 campuses where it operates
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - June 4, 2012 - The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S.

Four Things We Learned at the Ceres Conference

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Every year since 2004, sustainability strategists from Addison have attended the Ceres Conference, and every year we return having engaged with some of the most inspiring and passionate people working in sustainability today. The 2012 Conference, with a theme of “Igniting Innovation, Scaling Sustainability,” was no exception.

These are a few useful items that piqued our interest.

Coinstar, Inc. Reimagines Responsibility; Releases First Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Announces achievements and future commitments to employees, the environment and community.
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BELLEVUE, Wash., May 15, 2012  / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR) today released its first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, "Reimagining Responsibility."  The report highlights the company's engagement and sustainability efforts and shares future commitments to advancing the long-term well-being of Coinstar, its employees, the environment and the communities it serves.

Nalco Named 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year

Selected by Global Water Intelligence Readership
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(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN - May 14, 2012 - Nalco, an Ecolab company (NYSE: ECL), was named the 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year by Global Water Intelligence, the leading publisher and provider of water industry news and information. The award, given for Nalco's contributions in the field of water technology, was presented during the 2012 Global Water Awards ceremony in Rome.

CBSR Member, Loblaw Companies Ltd., Shares Long-Term CSR Position and Goals

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(3BL Media) May 14, 2012 - Last week, CBSR member Loblaw Companies Ltd. published their 2011 CSR report. The report provides a comprehensive account of the company’s initiatives, targets and performance across the following commitments: Respect for the Environment, Source with Integrity, Make a Positive Difference in the Community, Reflect the Nation’s Diversity and Be a great Place to Work.

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