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Fair Trade Movement Celebrates 25 Years

(3BL Media and Just Means)- It's been several months since I've written anything about the fair trade movement, but that's not because things aren't happening. In fact, it's the 25th anniversary of fair trade! A lot of positive things have changed and from my refreshed perspective, the fair trade movement seems to be collaborating, perhaps finally finding more common ground. Perhaps.

Connecting Nature and Fearless Leadership: Finding Your Fiercest Self

(3BL Media and Just Means)- “I would ask you, Julie, who are the seagulls in your life? How can you emulate the pelican behavior?" This was Beverly Winterscheid, the founding partner of Center for Nature and Leadership, and Leadership Development Professor in the Bard Sustainability MBA, talking and, as always, prodding.

Business Leaders to Converge in Washington for CSR Talks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - On April 7 and 8, business leaders will meet in Washington D.C. for the Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets conference. The event will address how cross-sector interests converge to achieve shared value and examine how the practice of International Corporate Volunteerism, global pro bono, is contributing to socio-economic growth in emerging and frontier markets. The event is hosted by PYXERA Global.

IBM, PepsiCo, SAP and MTV Promote Sustainability through Workforce

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A number of leading companies are linking the professional development of employees and career growth with their work in the area of sustainability and environment. The recent Commit!Forum conference in New York, presented by CR Magazine, saw this theme put forward by a range of corporate sustainability and human resource executives.

DiversityInc Names Top 50 Companies for Diversity

diversityinc-top-50DiversityInc, a publication that covers diversity in the workplace, has released its 14th annual list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The list ranks 893 companies based on four key areas of diversity management: CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organization Communications, and Supplier Diversity.

Caterpillar Foundation Pledges Support for Youth in Middle East and North Africa

The Caterpillar Foundation is helping improve job opportunities and work conditions for youth.

The Deloitte Foundation Awards $250,000 to 10 Ph.D. Candidates

The Deloitte Foundation has announced the recipients of this year’s Doctoral Fellowships in Accounting.

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