Newman’s Own Foundation Grant Feeds Growth at Link to Libraries

Nonprofit Gives Half Million New Books to Children in Connecticut and Massachusetts
Press Release

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Link to Libraries, Inc., which has donated a half million new books to children in New England, just booked a donation of its own – a $15,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation.

An all-volunteer nonprofit with no paid staff, Link to Libraries serves 25,000 children in 400 sites in Connecticut and Massachusetts.  The Newman’s Own Foundation grant will fund the purchase and distribution of thousands of books in the coming months.

Sustainability and CSR: A Word about Terms


By Eric Olson, Senior Vice President, BSR

If you came to BSR’s website looking for information on corporate social responsibility or to ask, “What is CSR?”, only to find a lot of talk about sustainability, you may be wondering why this is so and whether you’ve come to the right place (you have!).

So why does BSR focus on sustainability vs. CSR? And what’s the difference, anyway?

Bloomberg and English PEN's Writers in Translation


Yesterday Bloomberg celebrated the tenth anniversary of the English PEN’s Writers in Translation program. We are proud to have supported the program from the beginning, helping to enable English PEN to translate hundreds of books from nearly 50 languages into English.

A Rose by Any Other Name….or….Just Tell the Truth


“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion” Franz Kafka

Unlocking Intrapreneurship With Language


Cheryl Heller designs change and growth for business leaders and social entrepreneurs. She is Founding Chair of MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA.

Guest Post: Shifting Language

Not all sustainability terms are understood equally

An interesting shift happened in 2010: consumer awareness of the term “carbon footprint” surpassed that of “renewable power” (according to Natural Marketing Institute (NMI)’s 2010 LOHAS Consumer Trends Database, and based on a nationally representative survey of 4,000 U.S. general population adults). We think this is significant because renewable power has been talked about for decades. Perhaps this is just the reason that consumers have latched onto the new kid in town.

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