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Michelle Downie, Senior Research Associate, Education and Learning, The Conference Board of Canada

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Oct 5, 2010 10:00 AM ET

Original Conference Board of Canada Research - Immigrants as Innovators: An Element of Canada's Strategy for Global Competitiveness
Plenary Session 2 at Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 9:15 a.m.
Toronto, Ontario
Priority Code: 3BL1

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Moira Fitzpatrick, Director, Total Compensation, ENMAX Corporation, and Sandy Innes, Vice-President Compensation, and Benefits, TELUS Communications

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Oct 5, 2010 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: Demographics, Benefits, and Being the Best Employer
Plenary Session 7 at Benefits Summit West 2010
WHEN: Wednesday, November 10, at 3:15 p.m
WHERE: Calgary
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Moira Fitzpatrick, Director, Total Compensation, ENMAX Corporation
Sandy Innes, Vice-President Compensation, and Benefits, TELUS Communications
 
Much of the current benefits discussion focuses on reducing costs, while recognizing benefits’ critical role in attracting and retaining essential talent. HR...

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

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Oct 5, 2010 9:15 AM ET

The link between business sustainability and a thriving business community is more visible today than at any time in recent past.  While we address the two questions of "How does a business define its role in the community" and "how does it know if it’s succeeding" in the post Business and Community: A Growing Love Affair, the real question is how does a business get started?


Could This Be the Future of Cause Marketing?

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Oct 5, 2010 9:00 AM ET

Imagine this:  a mainstream location-based marketing app like Yelp, FourSquare, GoWalla or Scvngr that allows you to “check in” when you’re volunteering and earn points from a sponsoring organization for doing so.  Is this the future of cause marketing?  Megan Strand seems to think so.  She creates a compelling scenario of how volunteering, location-based services, and a charitable component could work together to incent desirable behaviour - in this case, volunteerism.  Could this be the direction that cause marketing is...


World Centric Compostable Plates, Bowls and Utensils Now Available in Over 1,000 Stores Nationwide and Online

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Oct 5, 2010 9:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Palo Alto, CA - October 5, 2010 - World Centric’s diverse line of fully compostable products has now grown into the retail sector. World Centric has launched their retail line of certified compostable plates, bowls and utensils at over 1,000 stores nationwide.


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Oct 5, 2010 9:00 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 5, 2010 8:45 AM ET

The home of the famous Rockettes, Radio City Music Hall, will be turned into a buzzing business conference full of movers and shakers in the world of commerce.


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Oct 4, 2010 7:00 PM ET

In a private meeting with Julia Novy-Hildesley, Executive Director, the Lemelson Foundation, I found out what went on behind closed doors at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) when the media were not present.


The Microsoft Corporate Citizenship strategy supports the company's mission to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential.

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Oct 4, 2010 6:20 PM ET

The 2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report offers insight on our approach and outlook on economic, social, and environmental issues, as well as reporting on progress. How we conduct ourselves and our business is as important as delivering quality products and services. Our Citizenship goals and performance are a reflection of how we hold ourselves accountable as a global corporate citizen.


Deepak Chopra, President, Pitney Bowes Canada Ltd.

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Oct 4, 2010 4:25 PM ET

TOPIC: Opening Keynote: Building Strength Through Business Adversity
Plenary Session 1 at Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
Toronto, Ontario
Priority Code: 3BL1

Register now!


Sixth Annual October Event Sponsored by The Home Depot Foundation

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Oct 4, 2010 2:45 PM ET

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

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Oct 4, 2010 2:39 PM ET

According to the post, Best States for Energy Efficiency, "if you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right – a lot right – when it comes to energy efficiency.  The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, according to a report


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Oct 4, 2010 11:54 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.


Employees can give to charities year-round

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Oct 4, 2010 11:10 AM ET

Workplace giving programs rev up in the fall and Bryan de Lottinville is part of a trend using web-based philanthropy solutions to make it easier for companies, their employees and their customers to give throughout the year.

"It's more top of mind with individuals and companies than ever before," says de Lottinville, president and CEO of Benevity Social Ventures Inc. "What's been lacking out there is a cost-effective means for people -- regardless of their means -- to give back."

Read the entire article in the Calgary Herald.


…to ensure that you are well prepared to lead.

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Oct 4, 2010 10:45 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 4, 2010 - Helping lead a nonprofit organization in today’s challenging and changing environment is heady business. It requires you to be:

  • thoroughly educated in the critical concepts of nonprofit governance

  • up-to-date on the latest developments in compliance

  • committed to serving your organization and community in the best possible manner


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