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First Plenary Speakers Announced for BSR Conference 2013: Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David Steiner, and African Business Leader Tony Elumelu

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The BSR Conference 2013, taking place November 5-8 in San Francisco, will feature an inspiring lineup of speakers to celebrate and explore "The Power of Networks." The early registration period—giving attendees a chance to save up to US$550—ends July 2. Speakers will include former UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David P. Steiner, African business leader Tony Elumelu, and more.

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The BSR Conference 2013, taking place November 5-8 in San Francisco, will feature an inspiring lineup of speakers to celebrate and explore "The Power of Networks." The early registration period—giving attendees a chance to save up to US$550—ends July 2. Speakers will include former UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Mary Robinson, Waste Management CEO David P. Steiner, African business leader Tony Elumelu, and more.

Solid Policies, Sound Practices, Good Business

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This week, in honour of National Aboriginal Day in Canada (Friday, June 21) Enbridge will be sharing stories about our dedication to partnering with Aboriginal communities along our rights-of-way.
 

In 2011 Enbridge announced the twinning of the Athabasca Pipeline, which runs through the Cold Lake First Nation traditional territory on the Cold Lake Air Weapons range in northeastern Alberta. The $1.2- billion project is creating more than 1,000 jobs for the area including positions as inspectors, subcontractors, and in construction.

Deloitte, XPRIZE and Singularity University Form Alliance and Launch the Innovation Partnership Program

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New York, May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Three recognized leaders advancing innovation in industry, education and business have announced a new alliance to spur global economic development and business commerce, while supporting a mission to help humanity solve its greatest challenges.

Count Me In and Capital One Host National Conference to Help Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Accelerate the Growth of their Small Businesses and Create New Jobs

First African-American Female Combat Pilot Will Inspire Women Entrepreneurs from Across the Country and Provide a Motivational Speech on Leadership and Success
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MCLEAN, Va., April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To help women veteran entrepreneurs fuel the growth of their small businesses and create new jobs for veterans and civilians across the country, Capital One Financial Corporation recently partnered with Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence to develop the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC), a new training and mentorship program designed to help established women small business owners who are veterans or spouses/domestic partners of veteran

World Affairs Council Honors Cisco for Global Commitment to Education

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Cisco was honored by the World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. for its leadership role in worldwide education. Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers received the “Global Education Award“ in recognition of Cisco’s “worldwide commitment to social responsibility, knowledge transfer, learning, and education.“

Sustainability and Educating Women and Girls

Voices of Sustainability
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Before becoming a sustainability advocate, I spent most of my career working with technology beginning with a Fire and Emergency Information Reporting System project for the City of Toledo (1975) moving in the early 80’s to technology companies.  I first used an email system and a PC at Computerland (1983), having moved off mini-computers, and in 1999 began to market high tech products and services developing on the Web seminars (now called webinars), database-driven landing pages, and micro environments.

Business4Better Welcomes More Than 150 Nonprofit Exhibitors for Inaugural Event in May 2013

Space Still Available for Nonprofits Interested in Partnering for Societal and Business Impact to Apply
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NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ - Business4Better (B4B), the non-commercial community partnership movement produced by UBM plc, is proud to announce that more than 150 nonprofit organizations have been selected to exhibit at its first conference and expo, May 1-2, in Anaheim, CA.

Is It Time for an Asian Sustainable Development Fund?

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José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former President, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

Grinnell College Announces Winners of 2012 Grinnell Prize

$300,000 Awarded to Individuals Under 40 Working to Foster Positive Social Change. Nominations open for 2013 Grinnell Prize; close Nov. 5
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GRINNELL, Iowa, Sept. 5, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Grinnell College has announced the winners of the second annual  Grinnell Prize honoring young innovators for social change: Cristi Hegranes, executive director and founder, Global Press Institute; Jacob A. Wood, president of  Team Rubicon, and William B.

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