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Shareholder Resolutions Spur U.S. Companies to Act on Sustainability During 2012 Proxy Season

Investor proposals prompt commitments to address supply chain and water-related risks, promote responsible sourcing and improve sustainability reporting
Press Release

(3BL Media) Boston – July 10, 2012 – During the 2012 proxy voting season, investors successfully used shareholder resolutions to spur action on corporate sustainability challenges such as climate change, hydraulic fracturing and supply chain and water availability risks. Of the nearly 110 resolutions tracked by Ceres in 2012, 44 proposals resulted in U.S. companies making commitments to tackle environmental and social risks in their operations and supply chains.

G&A Media Advisories Accountability-Central Joins Best And Issues a Call For Nominations

G&A Media Advisories Accountability-Central Joins Best And Issues a Call For Nominations
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(3BL Media) May 31, 2012 - Accountability-CentralTM, the online news arm of the Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A) today announced its participation as a founding member of BEST! Business Excellence through Sustainable Trust.

Why Sustainability Isn’t Just for Hippies Anymore

A new era of capitalism is dawning in which corporations are being challenged by investors and consumers to remain profitable while abiding to the laws of the natural environment.
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Although the idea of triple bottom line reporting on profit, people, and planet may still cause indigestion for purists of capitalism, the fact that it has become the norm over the exception can no longer be denied.   Earlier this year, Ernst & Young published a report indicating that environmental and social proposals made up 40 percent of corporate shareholder resolutions in 2011, up from 31 percent in 2010.   Suffice i

Kimberly-Clark’s Bob Stargel Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Vice President of Global Nonwovens Recognized for Leadership and Influence within Kimberly-Clark and Community
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - March 13, 2012 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Robert N.

Aviva Community Fund Finalists Capture Canada’s Hearts and Votes

Top 30 Ideas Move On to the Final Competition Phase
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After over two million votes, thirty ideas have risen to the top of Canada’s wish list and been chosen as the finalists for this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition. The Fund – created by home and auto insurer Aviva Canada – provides $1,000,000 in donations to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country. 

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After over two million votes, thirty ideas have risen to the top of Canada’s wish list and been chosen as the finalists for this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition. The Fund – created by home and auto insurer Aviva Canada – provides $1,000,000 in donations to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country. 

Hot Topics, Dynamic Speakers Sought for National Sustainable Investing Conference

Call for Agenda Proposals for the 22nd Annual SRI in the Rockies Conference
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Colorado Springs, CO – December 17, 2010 – Producers of the 2011 SRI in the Rockies Conference are inviting proposals for agenda topics and speakers. The deadline is January 20, 2011. 

3BL Media and Reuters Insider Announce CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors”

12-part series looks at the impact of corporate social responsibility on publicly traded companies.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA / New York, NY - November 22, 2010 -  3BL Media, the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability communications, has recently launched CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider. The 12-part video series will give an overview of how corporate social responsibility is affecting the bottom line of public companies, and how investors and traders need to include CSR in their decision-making.

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