UPS’s chief sustainability officer Scott Wicker describes a recent conversation with President Obama about UPS’s alternative fuel vehicle fleet. He also answers the top question he received from thought leaders at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference.
April 2011, Vol. 4, No. 4
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 27, 2011 - American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), a CorporateRegister.com PriorityReporter, has published its 2011 Corporate Accountability Report. This integrated financial and nonfinancial report is backed by an extensive website - http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/AEP/2011/?ID=37765. AEP’s report achieved a GRI-checked Application Level A and was internally audited.
Fair Trade Farmers Share Their Stories with the World
On Friday, April 29 at 9am PT/12pm ET there will be a live USTREAM broadcast featuring Fair Trade USA's President & CEO Paul Rice and four Fair Trade coffee farmers from Kenya, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Peru. Viewers are encouraged to engage in the discussion be submitting questions via Facebook and Twitter (#FairTradeDay).
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Cupertino, CA – April 27, 2011 – Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704) today announced the winners of the company’s second annual “What’s Your Story?” international video contest that empowers youth to be leaders in educating others about being safe online.
9th Annual Conference to be Held at Hyatt Regency Chicago
The 2011 Annual Cause Marketing Forum | June 1-3, 2011 | Hyatt Regency Chicago
Education, discussions, workshops, networking and The Cause Marketing Halo Awards - the must-attend cause marketing event of the year!
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - April 26, 2011 - Six hundred business leaders, investors, environmentalists and policy-makers will gather at the Ceres annual conference, Igniting Innovation, Scaling Sustainability, May 11-12 at Oakland’s Marriott City Center to accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy while tackling thorny issues, such as natural gas ‘fracking,’ water scarcity and how to fi
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From Glenn Croston's blog at Cleantechies
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Part of a growing sustainable business trend is the coupling of large and small businesses uniting for the greater good for both business and the environment.
PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia. Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences.
The initiative specifically targets nearly 100,000 youth in four regions of Colombia – Bogotá, Ibagué, Pasto and Union and Barbosa – all of which have been identified by Fundación Social as high priority areas. The total population of these four regions is more than 2.2 million people. The program will use a variety of media to give legitimacy to youth cultural expressions in...
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 26, 2011 - BBVA releases its first Integrated Report with information on its financial, social, ethical, governance and environmental performance for 2010.
Fair Trade USA’s 2010 Almanac Highlights Reflects Dramatic Growth in Fair Trade Certified Organic Imports and Community Investments
The 2010 Fair Trade Almanac showcases record volumes of Fair Trade Certified imports, a dramatic increase in organic imports, expansion into popular new product categories, a surge in consumer demand and increased brand recognition for Fair Trade Certified goods. This continues to parallel overall growth in consumer awareness of Fair Trade, which has quadrupled in the past five years.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 26, 2011 - The early bird deadline for The Natural Step Canada's Sustainability for Leaders course in Toronto is this Friday, April 29, 2011. Those who complete their registration by the deadline are eligible to receive a discount on their course fee. Space is limited.