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How Has Corporate Charitable Giving Evolved?

Blog from
Oct 8, 2010 12:00 PM ET

How has corporate charitable giving evolved?  Here is a perspective from GlamourGoneGood in a recent blog post that focuses on what's new in corporate charitable giving. 

Read the entire post here.


Press Release from
Oct 8, 2010 11:25 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
Oct 8, 2010 10:10 AM ET

Small businesses have the power to get our economy moving again, creating jobs and real growth, but they continue finding credit difficult to come by. Green businesses are no exception. Done correctly though credit is your friend, getting you and your business where you want to go. Despite all of the difficulty, small businesses and startups can build their credit by working with people like La Mancha Sims and his company Corporate Cash.  By building relationships with lenders, and working personally with clients to deliver solutions, Sims can walk them through 5 steps they need to follow to build their credit and their business the right way.


Blog from
Oct 8, 2010 10:00 AM ET

For today’s youth, striving for acceptance among peers means tending to an online persona as they do their real selves.  Divulging personal information online is necessary to stay connected to people online, partake in an online gaming community or find others who have similar likes or dislikes, there are also more practical reasons kids share as much as they do.


Cheryl M. Knight, Executive Director, Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada

summary from
Oct 8, 2010 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: Labour Forecast from the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada
Part 3 of Plenary Session 1 at Western Compensation Outlook and HR Conference 2010

WHEN: Tuesday, November 9 at 8:45 a.m
WHERE: Calgary
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Cheryl M. Knight, 
Executive Director, Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada
 
The Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada predicts a dramatic turnaround in the labour market. Last year’s layoffs of thousands of energy workers are projected to turn into a significant labour shortage by 2011. The Council...

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

Blog from
Oct 8, 2010 8:14 AM ET

The past year has seen a significant shift in eco awareness and the debate on climate change.  In the world of business and finance, climate change has developed from a sidebar topic to a mainstream conversation.  Accompanying climate change discussions are questions as to how to increase eco awareness in business and simultaneously see results in the bottom line. 


Blog from
Oct 8, 2010 8:00 AM ET

In May, the City of London Corporation and Corporate Citizenship released research showing that corporate volunteer programs offer significant financial benefits to companies.


Get your LEED credentials now!

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Oct 7, 2010 7:05 PM ET

This Leonardo Academy training course covers the key knowledge areas for the LEED® GA exam and the information needed to be an effective participant in the green building marketplace.

Title:    LEED® Green Associate Training - New York

When:  10.19.2010  8:30:AM - 5:00:PM

Where: Milliken - New York - New York

Price:   Course Fee - EarlyBird: $295.00 | $345.00 after 10/8, Group (10-19) $265 per person*, Group (20-39) $250 per person*

Register now!...


Blog from
Oct 7, 2010 3:00 PM ET

The polls show that American attitudes toward big companies and small business are very different.  In the American Enterprise Institute’s “Attitudes Toward Business,” the last time a majority of Americans had a positive or very positive attitude toward big business was in 1966.  In fact, 32% of Americans see “Big Business” as a threat to the country. 

And yet simultaneously, 86% of Americans support free enterprise and over 80% of Americans support entrepreneurs.  We love underdogs and competitors.  We like our neighborhood businesses.  But we also like our brands a lot.   We even like our big companies when we make consumer choices. 


Based on Research by McKinsey & Company

Press Release from
Oct 7, 2010 3:00 PM ET

CECP presents this exciting study which is the result of a collaborative project with McKinsey & Company; research included interviews with dozens of CEOs and thought leaders in the field of corporate social engagement and business strategy. The report was also informed by live poll results at CECP’s annual Board of Boards CEO Conference in New York on Feb. 22, 2010.


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

Blog from
Oct 7, 2010 2:10 PM ET

Leading companies around the globe have committed to reducing their carbon footprint as part of internal environmental policies.  An effective strategy needs to consider both direct emissions and indirect sources.


Blog from
Oct 7, 2010 1:15 PM ET

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, we're not getting out of this mess by shuffling money around. We need real innovation that delivers real products if we're to have real economic growth. Green businesses are delivering valuable products that smart businesses and homes need to save money and live well, and that we all need for a healthy planet. Out of the heat and pressure of the economic meltdown, green entrepreneurs across the country like James Cass (Mojave Breeze), Spencer Brown (RentaGreenBox) and Marcos Cordero (Green Business Bureau) are proving once again that necessity...


Blog from
Oct 7, 2010 1:00 PM ET

NASCAR driver, David Ragan, discusses UPS's involvement over the years in support of the United Way in his weekly video blog.

Watch it here...

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By Charles H. Moore Executive Director, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Blog from
Oct 7, 2010 1:00 PM ET

Response from CECP Executive Director Charles Moore to two major newspapers have run opinion columns which our organization, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), believes represent outdated perspectives on the role of business in society.


Blog from
Oct 7, 2010 12:30 PM ET

UPS, along with longtime partner the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), made a new commitment to invest in girls and young women. This new $2 million commitment is about giving girls and young women the tools and the platforms they need to become advocates and leaders on topics that directly impact them and their communities, such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development issues.


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