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PCI-Media Impact Featured in IUCN February Newsletter

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) was featured in the February 2011 IUCN Newsletter for a series of environmental programs it is rolling out across the Caribbean, Africa and Asia this year.  The communications programs -- serial drama, talk shows and community campaigns -- focus on biodiversity conservation.

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PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) was featured in the February 2011 IUCN Newsletter for a series of environmental programs it is rolling out across the Caribbean, Africa and Asia this year.  The communications programs -- serial drama, talk shows and community campaigns -- focus on biodiversity conservation.

UPS Circle of Honor: Look for the Patch

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At UPS, one of the things we’re known for is our drivers. UPS customers have come to count on them for more than 100 years. They’re trusted, familiar faces in neighborhoods and offices. But UPS drivers are more than helpful and friendly – they’re also very safe. Today, UPS honors 5,248 of its safest drivers who’ve achieved 25 years or more of accident-free driving.

Record Group of Drivers Joins UPS "Circle of Honor"

5,248 Drivers Have Gone 25 Years or More Without Accident; 2011 International Class Also Largest Ever
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - February 14, 2011 - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the induction of 1,122 drivers into its elite "Circle of Honor," raising to 5,248 the number of active drivers who have steered clear of accidents for 25 years or more.

The UPS Foundation Donates $7 Million to Diversity Programs

Grants Target Leadership and Education
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - February 14, 2011 - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced grants totaling $7 million to more than 80 non-profit organizations whose mission is to support diverse populations. These grants will fund programs that develop leadership skills, promote education and encourage inclusion of all individuals.

The UPS Foundation, the company's philanthropic arm, has a half-century history of supporting diversity organizations, especially those focused on the education and development of women and minorities.

Be an Ambassador of Green Love for Valentine's Day

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Here are some fast facts for Valentine's Day:

  • Each year, 180 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged in the U.S. And, this number excludes cards exchanged in classrooms between children.

  • 65% of American households typically participate in Valentine’s Day by exchanging cards, going out on a date, or buying a gift such as chocolates, a plush toy, flowers, or jewelry.

A place for NGOs to share & learn from failures - By Springwise

Springwise scans the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Disaster Public-Private Partnerships: Important but Difficult

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There are many practical, logical reasons for government, nongovernmental organizations, and the business community to cooperate on disaster activities to maximize resources and reduce losses.  This cooperation is often described as Public- Private Partnerships (PPPs).  If all three sectors believe PPPs are desirable, why is it taking so long to build a structure to institutionalize this cooperation?  

The Power of V-Day

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This Valentine’s Day, as we think about gift ideas for our loved ones, millions of people across the globe will be celebrating the holiday not by purchasing a dozen red roses or a box of heart-shaped chocolates, but by supporting V-Day, a non-profit organization with a mission to stop violence against women and girls around the world.

Green Purchasing and Green Values: How Are They Matching Up?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When you consider that just in the last few years the world has seen a dramatic increase in public eco awareness, specifically in ‘green’ consumer knowledge, it is no wonder why there have been so many changes on market shelves.  Consumer choices are really making a difference. 

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