Volunteering, philanthropy and other corporate programs withstand economic crisis
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. (January 12, 2010) – A Boston College survey of more than 300 North American companies in a variety of industries reveals that despite the economic crisis, businesses have forged ahead with community involvement efforts as part of a continued commitment to corporate citizenship.
Find out how Xerox is going green with reusable paper!
Find out how Xerox is going green with reusable paper!
Let’s face the facts: no matter how much we try to recycle or cut down on our paper use, we consume paper every day. Whether it’s to get the daily memo at work, or to write down our grocery list, we use paper like it’s nobody’s business!
One would hope that what I am about to say is mostly fantasy, but I don’t think so. On the heels of a variety of calls from people claiming to be environmentally concerned, I am finding that environmental issues rarely supersede convenience and cost. One remarkable comment came when the person said, “I don’t mind being environmental as long as it doesn’t cost me anything.” Frankly, I was too shocked to respond like
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Company funds summer internships for winning team at Center for Corporate Citizenship
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - January 7, 2010 - Chestnut Hill, Mass. – Twenty teams of MBA students in Boston College’s Carroll School of Management recently competed to propose ideas that could both create innovative business opportunities for the major telecommunications firm Verizon and do good. In the end, one team came up with a proposal designed to make their student competitors and the competitors of the business green with envy.
Leonardo Academy is the Sustainability Sponsor for the February 19-20, 2010 Green Energy & Building Expo at the Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut. Leonardo Academy’s President Michael Arny will be presenting an educational seminar, “Implementing LEED in Your New and Existing Buildings” on Friday, February 19 from 2-3 PM. Leonardo Academy will also be an exhibitor (Booth #411).
LA Auto Show's Design Challenge
Every year, during the LA Auto Show's Design Challenge, major car companies design the cars of the future. Last year's theme was the face of motor-racing come 2025. This year's challenge - entitled Youthmobile 2030 - asked how drivers 16-23 years of age, raised on cell phones and Twitter, will emotionally connect to their cars in 2030?
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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.