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Meeting between the CEO Of H&M, Karl-Johan Persson, and The Prime Minister Of Bangladesh

H&M seeks an increased minimum wage and annual wage reviews in Bangladesh
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(3BL Media) September 5, 2012 - On Monday evening, the CEO of H&M, Karl-Johan Persson, met the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. During the meeting, Karl-Johan Persson presented H&M’s request for an increased minimum wage and annual wage reviews for workers in the Bangladeshi textile industry.

Do you know how to tell your company's corporate citizenship story?

Boston College course teaches you how to maximize the visibility and value of your company’s community involvement
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(3BL Media) August 22, 2012 - Expanding communication channels are creating new challenges and opportunities for sharing the story of your corporate citizenship efforts. A sound communication strategy with compelling messages can boost internal and external support so your programs can reach their full potential. The Boston College Center’s course, Communications for Community Involvement, will help you maximize the visibility and value of your company’s community involvement.

Focus on Corporate Citizenship Leadership

Leadership is key to effectiveness
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At the heart of advancing corporate citizenship is organizational change, and that change comes in many forms. Whether it's the creation of strategy, the development of management structures, systems and policies, engaging employees and senior management, aligning initiatives to support the business, or embedding corporate citizenship into the culture and fabric of the business - these are all change challenges faced by corporate citizenship professionals. But no matter which challenges they face, the ability to lead effectively is critical.

Technological Advances Require Ability to Anticipate Impacts and Opportunities They Present

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By Margareta Barchan, Center for Corporate Citizenship Fellow

Sweden played host to more than 300 leaders, innovators, executives, and researchers from 54 countries this June at the Tällberg Forum to consider the tremendous impact of technology on humankind.

Take Advantage of Opportunity for Feedback on GRI’s G4 Framework

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By Katherine V. Smith, Executive Director, Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College

Corporate Citizenship Intensive

Focus on Management Skills
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(3BL Media) August 3, 2012 - If you are a manager responsible for developing and operationalizing corporate citizenship - regardless of your functional area - the Center's Corporate Citizenship Intensive program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to advance corporate citizenship in your organization.
 

Ford Teams Up with e-Cycle to Fight Diabetes

e-Cycle, the leading mobile buyback and recycling company, will donate $1 to JDRF for each mobile phone collected at Ford locations nationwide
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Ford is proud to partner with e-Cycle, the first mobile buyback and recycling company to receive the stringent e-Stewards certification, on a month-long initiative to raise funds for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research while recycling wireless phones. As part of the program, thousands of employees at Ford buildings and plants across the U.S. will collect their personal mobile phones for shipment to e-Cycle's facility in Hilliard, Ohio, where the devices will be recycled to the highest environmental standards.

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Ford is proud to partner with e-Cycle, the first mobile buyback and recycling company to receive the stringent e-Stewards certification, on a month-long initiative to raise funds for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research while recycling wireless phones. As part of the program, thousands of employees at Ford buildings and plants across the U.S. will collect their personal mobile phones for shipment to e-Cycle's facility in Hilliard, Ohio, where the devices will be recycled to the highest environmental standards.

Why I Love the Sustainability Report Assurance Process

A geeky confession to my fellow report editors
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By Lynnette McIntire, Sustainability Communications, UPS

I admit I may be delirious from all the number crunching, prose dissecting, and painful proofreading. But in these waning days before our next sustainability report is published, I confess that I enjoy the assurance process.

Communicating a Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy

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There are many carrots and sticks used to promote supply chain sustainability.

Blueprint for Sustainability: Green Manufacturing Webinar with Ford, 7/27

How Advancements in Operations and Design can Support Business Success
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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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