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PG&E Receives Pr News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Honor For Summer Jobs Program

First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
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February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.

Job Opening: Chief Operating Officer at Social Accountability International

Position based in SAI headquarters in New York City
Summary: 

Founded in 1997, SAI is a global multi-stakeholder organization.  Its mission is to promote human rights at work through standards and capacity building.  It is a leader in implementation, by documenting social accountability standards, delivering practical tools and building capacity for organizations to implement such standards.  SAI partners to train workers, managers, auditors, government agency staff and NGOs, using key tools including the SA8000 Standard, on-line Social Fingerprint, handbooks for implementation of UN and IFC principles, and a variety of targeted courses such as building worker-manager teams.  Its work is funded by the US, Dutch, German and UK government aid agencies, by foundations and individuals, and by companies seeking improved/more ethical working conditions in their supply chains.  For more information, please visit   www.sa-intl.org.

Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for implementation of SAI’s annual plans, consisting of a comprehensive set of services, operations and programs designed to advance SAI’s mission and the strategic plan approved by the SAI boards. The COO will coordinate and provide overall management and mentoring to five departments and more than a dozen regional representatives, in cooperation with the CFO. The COO will be responsible for on-time and within budget delivery of all program operations plus supervision and performance evaluations of Department Directors and Senior Managers.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2013

The job position is based in SAI Headquarters in New York City.

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Founded in 1997, SAI is a global multi-stakeholder organization.  Its mission is to promote human rights at work through standards and capacity building.  It is a leader in implementation, by documenting social accountability standards, delivering practical tools and building capacity for organizations to implement such standards.  SAI partners to train workers, managers, auditors, government agency staff and NGOs, using key tools including the SA8000 Standard, on-line Social Fingerprint, handbooks for implementation of UN and IFC principles, and a variety of targeted courses such as building worker-manager teams.  Its work is funded by the US, Dutch, German and UK government aid agencies, by foundations and individuals, and by companies seeking improved/more ethical working conditions in their supply chains.  For more information, please visit   www.sa-intl.org.

Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for implementation of SAI’s annual plans, consisting of a comprehensive set of services, operations and programs designed to advance SAI’s mission and the strategic plan approved by the SAI boards. The COO will coordinate and provide overall management and mentoring to five departments and more than a dozen regional representatives, in cooperation with the CFO. The COO will be responsible for on-time and within budget delivery of all program operations plus supervision and performance evaluations of Department Directors and Senior Managers.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2013

The job position is based in SAI Headquarters in New York City.

Dynamic Reinvention: Sustainability Professionals Seek More Training As Responsibilities Evolve

Practitioners Striving to Define the Sustainability Profession
Summary: 

Study shows sustainability is a journey both for practitioners and their organizations, and most sustainability professionals don’t have all the skills they need to succeed.

 

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Study shows sustainability is a journey both for practitioners and their organizations, and most sustainability professionals don’t have all the skills they need to succeed.

 

Kroger Partners with American Cancer Society to Raise Awareness, Funds

For two weeks local grocery stores are asking for donations for Relay for Life "footprint" icons.
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Kroger and the American Cancer Society (ACS) are partnering for an in-store fundraiser – from today, Feb. 3 to Saturday, Feb.

Bringing Social Innovation a Little Closer to Home

Beth Shiroishi, Vice President, Sustainability & Philanthropy at AT&T Reflects on 2012
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By: Beth Shiroishi, Vice President, Sustainability & Philanthropy

Some parts of my job are so great that I really can’t help but talk about them.

Sustainablity News from Coca-Cola Enterprises

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) and University of Exeter launch recycling behaviour change project

This project will explore how consumer behaviour change strategies can improve at-home recycling rates. It will be based upon in-depth, ethnographic research with 20 households in GB and France.

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Opinion: The future of sustainability reporting

Create More Leverage With Your Matching Budget - 5 Strategic Tips

5 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Matching Program
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The key to a great WPG program is broad participation and matching is one of the main reasons your employees will participate in your program - so be strategic about it.  We believe that the best workplace giving programs enable broad employee choice, ease of use, transparency and a more than lip-service commitment from the company.

Survey Your Employees - Questions You Could Ask

Some Questions You Could Ask Your Employees to Assist with Redesigning Your Giving Program
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If you are looking to improve or redesign your Giving program, the place to start is with your people. One of our recent clients who runs a successful United Way campaign conducted an employee survey to examine their program strategy.

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