CSR News

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 21, 2010 6:30 PM ET

The National Sustainable Agriculture Standard process is now progressing from principle development to content development. Michael Arny, president of Leonardo Academy, also addresses the resignation of 11 committee members on Monday of this week.


Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 5:30 PM ET

On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Tim Brown, President and CEO at Nestle Canada Inc. while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Collaborating for Sustainable Change" in Toronto.


Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 5:00 PM ET

On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Tania M. Carnegie, Executive Director and Community Leadership at KPMG while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Collaborating for Sustainable Change" in Toronto.

 

 


Obopay and Benevity partner up to allow any registered charity to receive text message-based donations.

summary from
Oct 21, 2010 3:39 PM ET

Mobile companies Obopay and Benevity have partnered up to offer a text-to-donate platform that allows mobile phone users to donate to any charity of choice. While text-based donations are nothing new, what's significant about this partnership is the cause-agnostic nature of it - -any registered non-profit or charity can sign on by simply choosing a keyword to represent them.

Users start by texting the relevant keyword to the appropriate number, choose the charity, and the money is instantly donated and the tax receipts are issued...


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

Blog from
Oct 21, 2010 2:47 PM ET

How great are you in the kitchen?   I'm not really a cook - in fact, I have to dust the stove.  I admire those "foodie" groups that have intimate knowledge of herbs, spices, and specialty food groups.   Personally, I'm rather intimidated by the grocery store.  I walk in thinking of all the possibilities and walk out deflated carrying the same few staple items that always accompany my exit from the store- in a canvass bag. 


Blog from
Oct 21, 2010 2:00 PM ET

A few days after the mine accident in Chile, which trapped 33 men 2000 feet below the earth, our Sodexo Chile team mobilized all its capabilities and experience to deliver a requirement of every rescue worker – food.


Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 2:00 PM ET

On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Mike Pedersen, Corporate Operations at TD Bank  while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Collaborating for Sustainable Change" in Toronto. 


Eco-Startup Uses the Power of Technology to Deliver Green Business Solutions

Blog from
Oct 21, 2010 1:40 PM ET

Solving climate change is a big challenge that will require cooperation and innovation on a global scale. Tokyo startup Fullcircle Innovations is taking on this challenge with its offerings at GreenITers.com and EcoAppsFree.com. The rapidly growing on-line community at GreenITers is bringing people together from around the globe to help build solutions, and with EcoAppsFree.com they are taking the fight right to your smart phone, but Fullcircle Innovations isn't stopping there. Their vision is not just about products, but taking things to the next level of sustainability from CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)...


Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 1:40 PM ET

On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Robert Dutton, President and CEO at RONA Inc. while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Collaborating for Sustainable Change" in Toronto. 


Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 1:05 PM ET

On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Andrew Souvaliotis, Chief Impact Officer and General Manager at Air Miles for Social Change while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) conference, "Collaborating for Sustainable Change" in Toronto.


Los Angeles, Atlanta utilities face increasing risks, according to report’s water risk assessment

Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 12:30 PM ET

Growing water scarcity in many parts of the United States is a hidden financial risk for investors who buy the water and electric utility bonds that finance much of the country's vast water and power infrastructure, according to a first-ever report on the issue released today by Ceres and Water Asset Management.


Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 11:45 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 21, 2010 - Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) was named the number one company in the food and beverage industry for the second consecutive year, and 54th overall, in Newsweek’s 2010 Green Rankings. Now in its second year, Newsweek’s Green Rankings recognize the most sustainable companies in the U.S. based on their environmental performance, green policies and reputation.


Blog from
Oct 21, 2010 11:35 AM ET

by Tom Lent

Heavy metals and other toxic chemicals are still widespread in some types of interior finishes according to a major study of home improvement products released today. Researchers from www.HealthyStuff.org tested a wide range of national and local brand flooring and wallpaper products and discovered lead, phthalates, brominated flame retardants and a range of other chemicals linked with human health problems ranging from asthma and liver damage to reproductive problems, birth defects and autism.


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

Blog from
Oct 21, 2010 10:42 AM ET

Look around and you'll see going green slogans everywhere.  The web is full of information on going green, living a sustainable lifestyle and advice on personal sustainability.   For many, this mountain of information can be confusing and at times a little overwhelming.   In fact, the post,


Newsweek’s 2010 Green Rankings, released this week, show the importance of CSR reporting in building a green reputation.

Press Release from
Oct 21, 2010 10:28 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 21, 2010 - Newsweek’s 2010 Green Rankings, released this week, show the importance of CSR reporting in building a green reputation. CorporateRegister.com users contributed to the Rankings again this year, scoring the green reputations of the biggest US and Global companies. 


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