CSR News

Southwest Airlines announces the official takeoff of its award-winning, educational and mentoring program, Adopt-A-Pilot®.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 7, 2011 10:00 AM ET

Each Spring, fifth-grade students in more than 1,400 classes across the country will “adopt” Southwest Airlines Pilots through a program that leads students through science, geography, math, writing, and other core subjects, all based in aviation-related activities. Students also will research careers, reinforce life values, and realize the importance of staying in school.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Mar 7, 2011 10:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - Imagine buying a car that had no quality control or eating food at a restaurant that bribed the inspector to leave them alone.  No one wants to get into an airplane that has not been inspected by a trained professional from time to time.  This is the case for 90% of the Green business certifications on the market.  The public wants to know that a Green business has done more than design their own logo with a graphics program or bought a certification sight-unseen from an Internet vendor.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 7, 2011 10:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights, has identified instances of applications of the U.N. “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework for advancing human rights.  Ruggie spotlighted GE for modifying its "Statement of Principles on Human Rights" in response to the Framework, by more explicitly addressing its responsibility to "respect" human rights.


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 7, 2011 9:37 AM ET

Discussed in great detail in previous posts, business sustainability risk affects every aspect of a company and its external relationships. While some of the risks may be obvious, some hidden and intangible threats may prove to have the greatest impacts.  However, digging into greater detail, these threats to unprepared organizations or traditional business models can sometimes go unnoticed.  How is this possible? 


Merging Environmentalism & Business Process

Blog from in Environment
Mar 7, 2011 9:15 AM ET
 This post originally appeared on Triple Pundit.

 By Carol Pierson Holding 


Dave R. Meyer is VP of Sustainable Economic and Environmental Development Solutions (SEEDS) Global Alliance. You can view his blog related to sustainability best practices, green supply chain, public policy, the environment and business competitiveness at

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 7, 2011 9:09 AM ET

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Mar 7, 2011 9:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 7, 2011 - The Natural Step Exchange has launched a new online platform designed to enhance the connectivity of sustainability professionals across Canada and encourage their collaboration.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 7, 2011 8:09 AM ET

The mind-blowing, world-changing technology that is coming of age today is ushering in what has been called the next industrial revolution. How can techies use this opportunity to correct the environmental impacts that resulted from the last industrial revolution? Whether you are going to SXSW, or don't even know what it is, you'll want to hear what this panel of leaders at the intersection of technology and environment have to say.


Blog from in Food & Farming
Mar 7, 2011 8:00 AM ET

Here at Meatless Monday, we’re delighted that Sodexo is embracing the Meatless Monday movement in your client facilities around the country.


DiversityInc Releases 2011 list; Sodexo among Top 50 Companies for sixth consecutive year and recognized in eight additional categories

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Mar 4, 2011 2:30 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, MD - March 4, 2011 - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, was ranked #2 on the 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, affirming its position as a benchmark employer in leveraging diversity and inclusion expertise as a competitive advantage in business. This year 535 companies applied to be evaluated by DiversityInc. 


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

Blog from
Mar 4, 2011 2:20 PM ET

Creating a sustainable business involves more than defining a vision, building a consumer forecast, and bringing a green product or service to market.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 4, 2011 2:05 PM ET
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) STAMFORD, CT - March 04, 2011 - With state and local budgets stretched to their limits, a growing volunteer movement is helping to fill the gap by engaging individuals in community service. National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is encouraging people of all ages to rekindle their pride in their communities by volunteering for KAB's 2011 Great American Cleanup.
 

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 4, 2011 2:00 PM ET

NextBillion, a blog that brings together business leaders, entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics to explore the connection between development and enterprise, discusses how corporations are reaching Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets with healthcare innovations.

This is part one of two in a set of articles on reaching BoP markets with healthcare innovations, and it addresses the perspective of several multinational corporations (including GE).


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 4, 2011 12:15 PM ET

Businesses around the globe and across many industries find they have something in common: the search for greater supply chain value.  But who is leading the conversation?  Is sustainable supply chain management only a one-way conversation? 


Blog from in Business & Trade
Mar 4, 2011 12:00 PM ET

I am pleased to announce that DiversityInc magazine has chosen Sodexo as the #2 company for diversity & inclusion.


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