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Capital for Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Business Ideas Presented in Public by Persons with Disabilities and Their Families

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Thirteen  business ideas, all of them developed by persons with intellectual disabilities and their family members within the Small Business Incubator organized by Keystone Moldova with the support of Open Society Foundation / Mental Health Initiative, were presented publicly.

Accenture Grants the Association for Aid and Relief, Japan US $1.15M to Equip Persons with Disabilities with Employment Skills

Award reflects Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
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TOKYO, December 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded AAR Japan US$1.15 million to help the organization provide vocational training, business skills and suitable job placements to more than 2,700 persons with disabilities.

BNY Mellon to Host Thought Leadership Summit on the Challenges of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

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NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, is hosting a thought leadership summit to explore the challenges of youth aging out of foster care and determine best practices for enabling educational advancement and employment opportunities.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121009/NY89219-INFO )

AOL's Homepage for Heroes Wins Top Award

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(3BL Media) October 2, 2012 - AOL’s yearlong initiative to recognize, honor and support the troops, Homepage for Heroes, won a top industry award yesterday from PR News, a leading publication for the PR and communications business. In the annual Digital PR Awards, Homepage for Heroes was named winner for Best Microsite/Custom Site, outshining Boeing, High Road Communications, Ingersoll Rand, The Nature Conservancy, NBC Entertainment and Raytheon. 

Military Veterans Need Support from U.S. Companies

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This post was written by Michael Veysey, director of Veterans Programs at Cisco

Since September 11, 2001, men and women in the U.S. armed forces have fought in our nation’s longest wars. This all-volunteer force has endured sacrifices that most of us will never know or experience—all to protect our peace and freedom. So, hiring a qualified veteran into our ranks is our chance to say “thank you“ to our nation’s heroes.

Manpower Promotes Business for Middle East Youth; Center for Resource Solutions Seeks Conference Papers; KPMG Foundation Supports Minority Accounting Students - CSR Minute for July 3, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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.

New Partnership: Green Conduct Jobs is Now One of Internet´s Most Extensive Platforms for Green Jobs

Now featuring 11 000+ real green jobs!
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Green Conduct has entered a new strategic partnership with The Green Job Bank and now features 11 000+ real green jobs on their website. This makes them into one of the most extensive platforms for green jobs on the internet with tools and resources for both job seekers and employers.

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Green Conduct has entered a new strategic partnership with The Green Job Bank and now features 11 000+ real green jobs on their website. This makes them into one of the most extensive platforms for green jobs on the internet with tools and resources for both job seekers and employers.

Business Sustainability Engagement: What’s In It For Me?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"Engaged employees are not just committed. They are not just passionate or proud. They have a line-of-sight on their own future and on the organization’s mission and goals. They are enthused and in gear using their talents and discretionary effort to make a difference in their employer’s quest for sustainable business success”.  - Employee Engagement Report .  
 

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