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MSLGROUP Launches Global Purpose Offering: “PurPle”

Moves Business from Classic CSR to Collaborative Social Innovation
Press Release

(3BL Media) May 29, 2012 - MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s strategic communications and engagement network, today unveiled a comprehensive global offering that connects its cause, responsibility and sustainability resources, experts and specialized services together. Called PurPle (Purpose + People), the new offering will guide organizations and companies in building and communicating purpose-led business strategies that put people at the center.

Sanofi US Goes Green for Earth Day

Press Release

(3BL Media) May 29, 2012 - In late April, employees at Sanofi US sites observed Earth Day in various ways from providing educational opportunities, to sponsoring environmental clean-ups.

Subaru Hauls Trash with United By Blue

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  • Subaru kicks off a summer of waterway cleanups with ocean-friendly apparel brand United By Blue
  • Subaru Outbacks set to haul thousands of pounds of trash from waterways along the East Coast
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  • Subaru kicks off a summer of waterway cleanups with ocean-friendly apparel brand United By Blue
  • Subaru Outbacks set to haul thousands of pounds of trash from waterways along the East Coast

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters: Brewing up Community Support and Corporate Challenges

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Driven by their motto – “Brewing a better world” – GMCR supports local and global communities. Yet their latest controvesy within management is affecting their stock and reputation. Can their cause-brand survive in such turbulance?

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Driven by their motto – “Brewing a better world” – GMCR supports local and global communities. Yet their latest controvesy within management is affecting their stock and reputation. Can their cause-brand survive in such turbulance?

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Battle of the Brands: Hurley v.s. Quiksilver

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Author: Julia Gil

With more companies emphasizing their CSR practices, more consumers begin to value and choose products based on ethical practices rather than economic reasoning. Consumers then instinctively rate these sustainable companies based on how well they manage to integrate their “sustainable concepts” with their products and services.

Seed Messaging: Save Paper. Save Trees. Save the Planet

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With the use of 100% Eco-Friendly tree free paper made of stone, Seed Messaging grows results for its client’s campaigns while making a difference for the future of our planet. Their seed sticks are biodegradable plant tags, made from mineral rock paper which have the look of paper but is not made from wood pulp. 

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With the use of 100% Eco-Friendly tree free paper made of stone, Seed Messaging grows results for its client’s campaigns while making a difference for the future of our planet. Their seed sticks are biodegradable plant tags, made from mineral rock paper which have the look of paper but is not made from wood pulp. 

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Studio PH Collects Hair to Clean up Oil Spills

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One local salon is making a difference by adopting an environmentally conscious attitude to running their business.  

Tom Omerod, owner of Studio PH in Downtown Oakville said, “I have recognized the abuse my industry has done; the damages we have done to this planet.”  With the help of Green Circle Salons, Sudio PH has now dedicated seven years into being environmentally friendly. Last month alone, they kept 60 pounds of hair foils, colour tubes, paper and plastic out of the landfill.

CAA Bike Assist

Roadside assistance for people on 2 wheels - not just 4 anymore
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The Canadian Automobile Association is known among motorists for their roadside assistance for motor vehicles with services such as tire changes and vehicle towing.  Launched in May of 2010, their Bike Assist program will now offer similar services to their members who need help on their bikes.

Q Water: Rethink Fresh

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Still or Sparkling, Q Water takes a local approach to water. Their unique four stage filtration system uses a municipal water source. In addition to protecting the environment they provide a high quality alternative to the international still and sparkling bottled water choices made available to consumers today. A running count on their website shows over 10,513,927 decanters filled and bottles saved and that number just keeps on going up with over 250 restaurants on board across Canada. 

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Still or Sparkling, Q Water takes a local approach to water. Their unique four stage filtration system uses a municipal water source. In addition to protecting the environment they provide a high quality alternative to the international still and sparkling bottled water choices made available to consumers today. A running count on their website shows over 10,513,927 decanters filled and bottles saved and that number just keeps on going up with over 250 restaurants on board across Canada. 

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