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Corporate Social Responsibility is Key to Successful Business

by Raj Subramaniam
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Many of us take for granted the little things we can accomplish every day because we have the ability to see what is in front of us.  Literally--we have eyesight.  We move quickly and easily thanks to our vision. 

Maersk Line Increases Business While Reducing CO2 Footprint

Today, Maersk Line publishes its Sustainability Progress Update for 2013, showing a 3.8 million tonnes CO2 reduction in a year where the business grew 4.1%.
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April 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “2013 was a good year for Maersk Line – financially as well as in terms of our sustainability performance” says Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Line. “Our fuel efficiency improvements helped cut CO2 as well as air pollutants like SOx and NOx. So even while our business grew, we were able to reduce our environmental impact in absolute terms.”

Idaho River Project Highlights Environmental Values

Safe transportation of natural gas a top priority
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The beautiful Pend Oreille River feeds Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho’s largest lake and one of the deepest inland lakes in North America. In the summer of 2013, TransCanada began work to re-establish riverbed support under a pair of natural gas pipelines that cross the Pend Oreille River, near Bonner County, Idaho, in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Five Reasons to Support Building the Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL has overwhelming majority public support. Here are five reasons why.
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March 7, 2014 was the final day to submit comments to the U.S. Department of State in support of Keystone XL. TransCanada filed a detailed submission highlighting key findings in the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, specifically, that the project would be the safest pipeline ever constructed on U.S.

Workiva Launches Data Collection to Simplify Sustainability Reporting

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Feb. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Workiva, the leader in business reporting technology for more than 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies, announces the launch of Wdesk Data Collection for sustainability reporting

Nutro Delivers AniMeals-On-Wheels

The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”
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The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”

Meals on Wheels was the perfect partner in this endeavour as the program delivers healthy meals to seniors in 11 counties.

Levi’s Wellthread Takes on Responsibility from Start to Finish

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Levi's is no stranger to the CSR journey. From its "Water<Less" collection, which reduces water usage in manufacturing by an average of 28 percent, to its "A Care Tag for Our Planet" tag, which urges consumers to donate clothing to Goodwill, the retailer has often pioneered new approaches to lessen its environmental footprint.

We Day Minnesota Celebrates Service

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On the surface, you might make the mistake of thinking the youth at We Day Minnesota were drawn there because of the celebrity speakers and performers.

No doubt, my two 13-year-old’s were certainly excited to see the lineup, which included Carly Rae Jepsen, members of the Minnesota Vikings, the Jonas Brothers, Bridgit Mendler, Debby Ryan and more.

But the real draw to any We Day event is clearly the message. 

What Role Should Corporations Play In The Fight To End Extreme Poverty?

by Judith Rowland Campaign Coordinator, Global Poverty Project
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most urgent and persistent question is, What are you doing for others?”

Ending extreme poverty will be one of the greatest challenges for our generation. Widespread access to technology and increasing interconnectivity present a key opportunity for us to positively impact the lives of the world’s poorest. Often, aspects of social good are relegated to what is called the 'third sector,' a realm that is separate from the state and corporations. The third sector, largely occupied by nonprofits, can undeniably help in achieving the greatest challenges of the century.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most urgent and persistent question is, What are you doing for others?”

Ending extreme poverty will be one of the greatest challenges for our generation. Widespread access to technology and increasing interconnectivity present a key opportunity for us to positively impact the lives of the world’s poorest. Often, aspects of social good are relegated to what is called the 'third sector,' a realm that is separate from the state and corporations. The third sector, largely occupied by nonprofits, can undeniably help in achieving the greatest challenges of the century.

Corporate Giving Restored Since Pre-Global Recession; Non-Cash Contributions Dominate

CECP, in association with The Conference Board, releases Giving in Numbers: 2013 Edition, a robust analysis of corporate giving patterns
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September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Despite the continued impact of the global recession on businesses, 59 percent of companies, many without waiting for their own profits to recover, recommitted to their communities by giving more to charity in 2012 than they did in 2007, before the recession took hold.

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