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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

ReportAlert.info - Export Development Canada (EDC) Publishes Eighth Annual Report on Corporate Social Responsibility

The report illustrates that, even during uncertain economic times, an effective CSR program can make a company more resilient
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(3BL Media) July 11, 2012 - Canada’s Export Credit Agency Releases CSR Report

Why Sustainability Isn’t Just for Hippies Anymore

A new era of capitalism is dawning in which corporations are being challenged by investors and consumers to remain profitable while abiding to the laws of the natural environment.
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Although the idea of triple bottom line reporting on profit, people, and planet may still cause indigestion for purists of capitalism, the fact that it has become the norm over the exception can no longer be denied.   Earlier this year, Ernst & Young published a report indicating that environmental and social proposals made up 40 percent of corporate shareholder resolutions in 2011, up from 31 percent in 2010.   Suffice i

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