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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

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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

Blog from
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

Susan Hermann, Regional Vice-President, Sales, Group and Business Insurance, Desjardins Financial Security

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Oct 4, 2010 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: Change to Survive - Benefits for Organizations of all Shapes and Sizes
Plenary Session 3 at Benefits Summit 2010
WHEN: Wednesday, October 27, at 10:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Susan Hermann, Regional Vice-President, Sales, Group and Business Insurance, Desjardins Financial Security
Society’s deep economic and social changes will have a significant impact on group insurance benefits, especially for small to medium-sized businesses.
With over 4,000 group insurance...

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

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Oct 4, 2010 9:35 AM ET

How does your business grow? By profit alone?

Roses purchased from October 12 through November 12 will benefit American Heart Association

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Oct 4, 2010 9:35 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, MD -  October 4, 2010 - Hospital patients, retirement community residents and others will receive a gift of roses that will help in the fight against two of the leading causes of death in America – heart disease and stroke.

Optimism, Not Fear, The Theme at William McDonough's West Coast Green Lecture

Article from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Oct 4, 2010 8:05 AM ET


If you missed William McDonough's moving three hour talk at West Coast Green, the next best thing may just be this recap from Erin Feher of California Home + Design.

By, Jean-Louis Robadey, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, Social Innovation Practice, Senior Vice President

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Oct 4, 2010 8:00 AM ET

I had the privilege of attending the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in person last week.  Much has been said about this meeting already.  On this blog, my colleagues Seema Bhende and Caroline Sanderson did a masterful job earlier this week analyzing the vast online conversation  that CGI was able to generate, the

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Oct 1, 2010 5:55 PM ET

As we pack our bags for SoCap10, we wanted to give everyone an update on what we expect to get out of the conference by answering a few questions that we were encouraged to answer on the SoCap Community Site.

What are you looking forward to at SoCap10? 

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Oct 1, 2010 5:30 PM ET

For the eighth year in a row, UPS has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America, based on the company's economic, environmental and social practices. 

Sustainable Business - Building A Sustainable Environment

Blog from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 1, 2010 5:30 PM ET

Sustainability is on a roll and the competitive marketplace is a big driver. When we buy products or services, we are buying both the good and the bad associated with their entire life cycle. Stepping up and taking ownership of supply chain impacts, direct impacts and waste streams gives companies multiple paths for making positive sustainability improvements.  There are a few key areas we will address here: greening the supply chain, sustainable green buildings, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Funds Used to Expand ToolBank to Baltimore, Charlotte and Denver

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Oct 1, 2010 2:30 PM ET

ToolBank USA, the organization behind a national movement to equip volunteers with tools to revitalize communities and transform lives, today announced an investment by The Home Depot Foundation in support of its expansion plan. The $200,000 grant will spur expansion markets for the ToolBank movement, with new ToolBanks slated to open in Charlotte, Baltimore and Denver. Each ToolBank will create and maintain an inventory of tools, such as rakes, shovels, saws, power drills, ladders and more, that is loaned exclusively to charitable organizations to increase the impact of their community work.