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Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues Becoming More Material to Bottom Line- CSR Minute for February 3, 2014

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Feb. 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Just how material are environmental, social, and governance issues becoming to the bottom line? Recent evidence increasingly says, very material. The latest exhibit is a new report, 10 Companies to Watch in 2014, published by Sustainalytics, the responsible and sustainable investment research firm. This report examines companies from ten industry sectors, including energy, financials, food and beverage, telecomm, and industrials, and grades their investment potential through an ESG filter.

Transformational Company Case Study: Solutions-Oriented

CocaCola demonstrates being Solutions-Oriented via initiatives addressing social issue of obesity
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Solutions-Oriented - Working with key stakeholders, adopt business models and strategies that address systemic social, economic and environmental problems; scale solutions in all aspects of the company, including relationships with customers and suppliers.

 

The Persson Family Donates SEK 500 Million to the H&M Conscious Foundation

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The Persson family is donating SEK 500 million to H&M’s charitable foundation, the H&M Conscious Foundation. This significant contribution will enable the foundation to make a big difference for people and communities in the countries where H&M operates.

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The Persson family is donating SEK 500 million to H&M’s charitable foundation, the H&M Conscious Foundation. This significant contribution will enable the foundation to make a big difference for people and communities in the countries where H&M operates.

“Making More Change Faster” – Michael Kobori, Levi Strauss - CSR Minute for March 25, 2013

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I absolutely agree that we need to move things forward faster and better and I think about -- one of the things that we’ve got to do is really innovate faster, right.  We’ve got to think about labor and social issues how do we get to solutions quicker?  How do we innovate better and that really means collaborating with others that we might not talk to on their normal circumstances looking beyond is to our company, looking to non-governmental organizations looking to start up a companies.  We’ve really got to be more open because the ideas are coming from everywhere.  And the ideas can get d

Think Differently About the Social Cost of Your Giving Program

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Many people and most programs are passionately addressing a wide variety of important causes, pillars and social issues, measuring the effectiveness of charities, social return on investment, impact, sustainability, etc.

Making Goodness Matter - January 2013

Make Goodness Matter (Even More) - This Year I Will...
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MAKE GOODNESS MATTER (EVEN MORE)

Net Impact’s Annual Publication Reveals Latest Trends in MBA Programs

Key findings suggest social/environmental issues are hitting critical mass in graduate programs
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(3BL Media) San Francisco, CA - September 11, 2012 - Net Impact, a global nonprofit inspiring a new generation of leaders to put their values to work for a more sustainable future, released its 2012 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs. Key findings confirm that the movement to make a positive, sustainable impact across sectors is hitting critical mass when it comes to MBA programming.

Status Update: Facebook Promotes Organ Donation

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For years, the Department of Motor Vehicles has inquired whether we'd like to be an organ donor, but Facebook has posed a more direct question: Are you?

The Allstate Foundation and National Network to End Domestic Violence Named Finalists for U.S. Chamber Partnership Award

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - September 27, 2011 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) announced that The Allstate Foundation and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) are finalists for the Best Partnership Award, a category in the prestigious annual Corporate Citizenship Awards program.

Kenneth Cole Recaptures Its Heritage With the Launch of a Provocative, Interactive Platform for F/W 2011

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - August 8, 2011 - Under the direction of Founder and Chief Creative Officer Kenneth Cole, for nearly 30 years the brand has made a statement through its iconic, provocative voice.  This September, with the launch of a new, interactive digital platform (“WHERE DO YOU STAND?”), the company will return to what it does best:  sparking a dialogue about important social issues, and encouraging individuals to get involved.  The platform, which is the start of a larger ongoing initiative, will function as a virtual community hub for discussion and debate, and

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