It’s time to make your commitment to upgrading your company’s CSR program for 2010 and beyond.
Two things about green business: it’s global and it’s here to stay. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. This is not just because going green is the right thing to do but because it’s smart business. As green goes mainstream and spreads around the globe, mainstream businesses everywhere are devoting more attention to sustainability. Conferences like MiaGreen 2010 being held in Miami February 25-26 help businesses to join this trend and create a better world.
It’s not just for breakfast anymore…
Out on the highway late last night
He shoulda looked left and he shoulda looked right
He didn’t see the station wagon car
The skunk got squashed and there you are
You got a dead skunk in the middle of the road…..
“Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road” by Loudon Wainwright III
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) (Madison, WI, December 15, 2009) – Leonardo Academy announced today that it will hold a webinar on December 17 to present and discuss their recently-released white paper, “Defining Forest Sequestration Impacts: Tonne to Tonne-Year Correlations Implicit in Existing Forestry Offset Standards.” Determining how to recognize and reward existing forest owners for the carbon held in their forest is essential in successfully addressing climate change. Through the white paper and webinar, Leonardo Academy aims to bring to light an issue that is under-addressed in emi
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 15, 2009 - Many of the most transparent retailers and brands report that 40-50% of their factories are either in remediation or considered medium risks. Moreover, this has not changed much over the past three years. Why has this proven to be such a challenge?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SEATTLE, WA - December 9, 2009 – The REI Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI, has established the Mary Anderson Legacy Grant in celebration of the company co-founder’s 100th birthday. The annual grant will recognize the contributions that Anderson made in the lives of young people during her years as a teacher, over her years of working at REI and through her life-long love of the outdoors.
The new children's book Lu and the Earth Bug Crew Zap the Energy Spikes is making its way into hearts, homes and retail stores across the nation. Written by Derek Sabori and illustrated by Steven Riley and Mark Adams, the books about Lu and his friends are intended to reel kids into an active and healthy lifestyle that focuses on conservation, environmentalism, being a good friend and having fun doing it all!
Executive Director Miquela Craytor Provides Perspective on How Local Ingenuity Can Model Success for Sustainable Solutions on a Global Scale, on GreenBiz.com
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) South Bronx, New York, December 3, 2009 – Sustainable South Bronx, a nonprofit organization delivering economic and environmental solutions to urban communities, is calling for strong leadership at the upcoming U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
Student-initiated Clubs are Raising Funds and Awareness in our Community and Beyond
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Carbondale, CO - December 2, 2009 - Community service is a core value and has been a way of life at CRMS since its inception in 1953. John Holden said, “It is my firm belief that the happiest people in the world are those who serve their fellow man.” Our students have always been compelled and encouraged to go beyond the robust academic and active offerings, and to become productive, engaged members of our society. One such opportunity to contribute in a greater and meaningful way is through our student clubs.
CEO Quentin Sponselee predicts market winners and losers, and opportunities for consumers
TerraMoto Transportation CEO Quentin Sponselee foresees challenges ahead for producers of electrified vehicles like the Chevy Volt from GM and the Nissan Leaf as these autos move closer to the marketplace. Consumer education, cost, and infrastructure are three of the keys to success says Sponselee, describing how automakers can deal with these.
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Venture to Advance Coal Gasification and Cleaner Coal Technologies in China.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Beijing, China – 17 November 2009 – Marking a significant step toward the deployment of “cleaner coal” technology in China, GE and Shenhua Group Corporation today announced that they have agreed to a framework for an industrial coal gasification joint venture which would combine GE’s expertise in gasification and cleaner power generation technologies with Shenhua’s expertise in building and operating coal gasification and coal-fired power generation facilities, to advance “cleaner coal” technology solutions in China.
‘Company to Country' strategy leads to growth opportunities
GE Aviation, AVIC Systems create global avionics business for commercial aircraft
GE Energy, Shenhua Group Corporation to accelerate “cleaner coal” technologies, coal gasification in China
GE Transportation, China’s Ministry of Railways to advance high-speed rail partnership opportunities in the United States
GE Transportation, CSR Qishuyan Locomotive Co. announce diesel engine joint venture
CSR Qishuyan Locomotive Co. agrees to purchase 300 Evolution® Series locomotive assemblies
Ventures will create jobs in both countries, including about 500 in U.S.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Given the economic downturn, several studies have come out over the past few months looking at the attitudes of both consumers and senior executives regarding the state of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Throw in the (relatively) new world of social media, where news is spread in a matter of seconds, and the topic becomes even more interesting. So what’s everyone thinking?