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Best Buy leads sponsors of April 10-12 Boston College event in Minneapolis

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 4, 2011 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. - January 4, 2011 - Turn a few pages on that new 2011 calendar and you’ll see the next International Corporate Citizenship Conference is three short months away. But the opportunity to attend at considerable savings will be gone in just two weeks.


Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada

summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 4, 2011 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: The Canadian and Global Economic Context for Supply Chain Risk Management
Plenary Session 1 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 8:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Glen Hodgson,
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada

In its work on economic trends, organizational performance, and public policy, the Conference Board of Canada studies supply chain management issues and risks, from physical disruption to financial volatility.

Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist and founder of the International Trade and Investment Centre at the Conference Board,...


Press Release from
Jan 4, 2011 9:06 AM ET

 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) January 4, 2011 - VOORHEES, N.J. - American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2011 with a nationwide campaign to promote water efficiency and the importance of protecting water from source to tap. The campaign is part of American Water's ongoing commitment to consumer education and environmental stewardship.

 


Press Release from
Jan 4, 2011 8:46 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 by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 3, 2011 2:52 PM ET

When executives at Dell in 2006 realized that a good portion of the company’s success in operations efficiency, recycling, and Design for Environment were already in place to address customers' and other stakeholders' climate change concerns, this made it easy for CEO Michael Dell to make sustainability a key element of the company's strategy. What followed were a number of on-going sustainability philosophies that now make Dell, in most rankings, a business sustainability leader.


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 3, 2011 12:47 PM ET

Over the last few years the essence of business sustainability for most organizations has been to "cut to the bone and hope to survive".  As we move towards better economic times, our professional consulting is asking: Are the years immediately ahead to be different or simply another shade of the same color? 


Summaries from Top Management Journals

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jan 3, 2011 12:05 PM ET

The following is a list of the year’s best research findings related to CSR. Taken from top management journals such as the Academy of Management and the Journal of Marketing, these research insights help senior leaders kick-start their sustainability planning for 2011.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jan 3, 2011 10:45 AM ET

The Human Resources Department of UPS has been cited by a respected trade publication as among the top five in the nation.  Human Resource Executive magazine, in a scorecard ranking of HR functions at the companies included on the FORTUNE "Most Admired" list, placed UPS at No. 4.


summary from in Fashion & Apparel
Jan 3, 2011 10:00 AM ET

Looking to help someone start the New Year right? The 2011 Show Us Your BRA!™ Calendar is the perfect gift for new beginnings. This unique wall calendar features “bra-art” designs by celebrities including singer, India.Arie and fashion designer, Rebecca Minkoff, as well as local artists. The original, often-humorous bra-art images are accompanied by inspirational quotes and helpful breast health tips and reminders.

The best part of this gift though, is that it gives twice – 100% of the proceeds from your $15 purchase of the calendar benefit the All4One Alliance, a partnership of four nonprofit organizations which provide free breast prostheses and post-mastectomy...

Press Release from
Jan 3, 2011 9:26 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.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jan 3, 2011 9:00 AM ET

FSG co-founders Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer publish the cover story "Creating Shared Value" in Harvard Business Review.


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 31, 2010 11:24 AM ET

A growing focus on sustainable supply chain management over the past few years has proven to be a big cost savings opportunity for many businesses.  With traditional procurement strategies primarily focused on cost savings through vendor reduction, leverage spend, inventory reductions, transaction efficiencies, a shifting sustainability mindset is elevating supply chain thinking.  More strategically focused organizations are evaluating business sustainability risks tha


People Doing Well by Doing Good

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 31, 2010 10:45 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY - December 31, 2010 - Good Business International, named “Standout Company of the Year” by the Washington Post, has announced the Good Business Trailblazers of 2010. The Good Business 2010 list includes economists, maverick business leaders, social entrepreneurs, environmentalists, entertainers, consumer activists, human rights leaders, and academics who are blazing new trails toward a fair and balanced global economy.


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

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Dec 31, 2010 8:19 AM ET

Emerging from the recent financial crisis, financial analysts are evaluating the decisions and actions that lead to instability.  Focusing on uncertainty, some of the conclusions and lessons learned target the fundamental perspectives of business risk and approaches to risk management. 


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 30, 2010 2:14 PM ET

The post, How to Bring out the Best in Your Boss, identifies two types of bosses, "diminishers", who get less than 50% of the capability of people around them, and "multipliers" who get virtually 100%."   Another post, 


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