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100 Companies Sign on to the Corporate Pro Bono Challenge

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 20, 2010 12:30 PM ET

UPS has joined with Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO), Pro Bono Institute (PBI), Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and 99 other major corporations in their dedication to corporate social responsibility through pro bono legal work. The UPS Legal Department has signed on to the Corporate Pro Bono Challenge, a simple, voluntary statement of commitment to pro bono service by legal departments, their lawyers and staff.


summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 20, 2010 12:00 PM ET

Lee Fox, founder of KooDooz,  was recently interviewed by Bloganthropy. She talked about innovative ways of reaching out to pre-teen and teen volunteers and activists. 

 

About Lee Fox 

Passionate entrepreneur and humanitarian, Lee Fox is the founder of KooDooZ, a “cause-based” social networking site for kids ages 15 and under.  Leveraging her professional background at the intersections of entertainment, technology and new media, Lee spent the last three years collaborating with students, parents and educators to create a...


Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 20, 2010 10:50 AM ET

"We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about 'unthinkable things' because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless." - J. William Fulbright  


Press Release from
Dec 20, 2010 10:45 AM ET

CEO, Anthony Corsano was recently interviewed and discusses how Anvil decided a few years ago how to educate their customers as well as how the company decided to make a difference in how they do business. 

Watch the video here......

 

About Anvil Knitwear
 
Anvil Knitwear, Inc., a socially and environmentally responsible manufacturer of sportswear and accessories, is a leader in the sustainable apparel industry with its AnvilOrganic®, AnvilRecycled™ and AnvilSustainable™ brands. Anvil was recently ranked the world's sixth-largest organic program and the largest domestic purchaser of U.S.-grown certified organic cotton. Anvil...


Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 20, 2010 10:30 AM ET

It was a banner year for cause marketing as companies, nonprofits, academics, media, celebrities, government and consumers all turned up the dial on cause.


Press Release from
Dec 20, 2010 10:04 AM ET

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.


Blog from
Dec 20, 2010 9:15 AM ET

The Port of Seattle has worked hard to shrink its carbon footprint, implementing energy saving measures and programs to encourage environmentally friendly practices by visiting ships. But just down the Washington coast, a port in Longview has proposed a plan that would make it the export hub of dirty coal bound for China. What does this mean for our global environment and what kind of precedent would it set for future pollution exporters?


summary from in Business & Trade
Dec 20, 2010 8:55 AM ET

AngelPoints is donating $5 to Net Impact for each and every tweet that spreads their message supporting Net Impact.

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Free and Open to the Public! Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 20, 2010 8:00 AM ET
Tuesday, December 21st, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric
Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information. 

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 17, 2010 4:56 PM ET

"Sow a thought, and you reap an act. Sow an act, and you reap a habit, and you reap a character. Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” Charles Reade


Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 17, 2010 2:51 PM ET

Out of chaos, comes order. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Call for Agenda Proposals for the 22nd Annual SRI in the Rockies Conference

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Dec 17, 2010 11:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Colorado Springs, CO – December 17, 2010 – Producers of the 2011 SRI in the Rockies Conference are inviting proposals for agenda topics and speakers. The deadline is January 20, 2011. 


by Linda Crompton, President and CEO of BoardSource

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 17, 2010 9:30 AM ET
  by Linda Crompton of BoardSource
 
A month later, and my head is still swimming from this year’s BoardSource Leadership Forum (BLF) in San Francisco. It was an exhilarating experience…if you were there, I hope you agree; if not…here are some of my thoughts as I’ve returned to “real life” at my desk in Washington.
 

Press Release from
Dec 17, 2010 9:30 AM ET

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.


Top 30 Ideas Move On to the Final Competition Phase

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 17, 2010 9:00 AM ET

After over two million votes, thirty ideas have risen to the top of Canada’s wish list and been chosen as the finalists for this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition. The Fund – created by home and auto insurer Aviva Canada – provides $1,000,000 in donations to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country. 


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