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What Does ‘Greening’ a Business Have to do with Profitability?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Consider sustainability as a profit center: crazy talk or real possibility?
 

CSC Co-Sponsoring a Compliance and Sustainability Survey with Chemical Week Magazine

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As part of the global chemical industry we would like to invite you to participate in Chemical Week's 2011 Sustainability Survey, held in collaboration with CSC's Chemical Energy and Natural Resources Group.

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As part of the global chemical industry we would like to invite you to participate in Chemical Week's 2011 Sustainability Survey, held in collaboration with CSC's Chemical Energy and Natural Resources Group.

SCA Populates Outdoor Nation

More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits
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More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits. As evidence of SCA's leadership in the youth conservation field, SCA was asked to fill one of three expert positions at events in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver and San Francisco, and SCA representatives accounted for 10% of the 500 "outsiders" attending each summit.

Participants worked together to develop new ways of connecting young people with the wonders of the outdoors. SCA presentations included managing field projects, building project teams, and pursuing conservation careers. Summit sponsors included the National Park Service/Dept. of the Interior, DoSomething.org, Mobilize, The North Face, REI, and the Sierra Club.

Check out this Outdoor Nation video, created by Will Duncan, son of SCA board member, filmmaker ("The National Parks: America's Best Idea") and author Dayton Duncan

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More than 80 SCA presenters, panelists, members and alumni flew the SCA flag at Outdoor Nation's recent Summer Summits. As evidence of SCA's leadership in the youth conservation field, SCA was asked to fill one of three expert positions at events in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver and San Francisco, and SCA representatives accounted for 10% of the 500 "outsiders" attending each summit.

Participants worked together to develop new ways of connecting young people with the wonders of the outdoors. SCA presentations included managing field projects, building project teams, and pursuing conservation careers. Summit sponsors included the National Park Service/Dept. of the Interior, DoSomething.org, Mobilize, The North Face, REI, and the Sierra Club.

Check out this Outdoor Nation video, created by Will Duncan, son of SCA board member, filmmaker ("The National Parks: America's Best Idea") and author Dayton Duncan

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REI Awards $4.2 Million to Nonprofit Partners that Restore Outdoor Spaces

Grants selected through unique employee-based nomination program
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REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, today announced plans to grant $4.2 million this year to nonprofits across the country that work to preserve and maintain natural spaces through active volunteer programs.

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REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, today announced plans to grant $4.2 million this year to nonprofits across the country that work to preserve and maintain natural spaces through active volunteer programs.

Why does REI report on its sustainable business and CSR practices?

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First in a series of blogs about REI's 2010 stewardship report. 

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First in a series of blogs about REI's 2010 stewardship report. 

Donation to YMCA Camps Rises from the Ashes of an REI Store Fire

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A fire at REI's Eugene, Oregon, store last August left us with more than $1 million worth of slightly smoke-damaged clothing and gear. It was still in usable condition, but deemed unsellable.

What to do? We quickly began brainstorming how best to make use of the product and avoid sending it all to the landfill.

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