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Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jul 15, 2011 9:00 AM ET

Our GRI Webinar is fast approaching - don't miss out on this great event! If you want an introduction to the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) reporting framework but don't have 16 hours to spend in a classroom, then this is the course for you! Split over 2 days, this 5-hour webinar gives participants an introduction to the GRI, covering the 5 phases of the reporting process and highlights benefits and best practices for utilizing the framework as a management process.


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Jul 15, 2011 9:00 AM ET

In an interview with Diverse Issues in Higher Education,  Rick Dalton, CEO of College For Every Student,say, "We can talk about No Child Left Behind, we can talk about Race to the Top, but we don't have a program that's working -- except here with Ernst & Young."  


video from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jul 15, 2011 9:00 AM ET

Melissa McGinnis from Greenopolis TV interviews Steve "Trash" the "Green Magician" at the nostalgic Magic Castle in Hollywood California. The Green Magician has always lived an Eco life and has committed to educating his fans on the importance of "going green" and recycling during his magic tricks.

 

About Greenopolis

Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to...


Press Release from
Jul 15, 2011 9:00 AM ET

The CSR Minute 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 in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 15, 2011 9:00 AM ET

The GE Foundation and the GE Corporate Diversity Council has awarded $1.25 million to five Chicago land community healthcare centers in order to increase access to primary care for uninsured and underserved populations across the city, such as low-income, Latino, and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) communities.


The report includes 37 indicators for all industrial operations and commitments with 9 critical issues

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jul 15, 2011 8:25 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 15, 2011 - Votorantim Industrial (VID) is part of Votorantim Participações (VPAR or Votorantim), the business of which is organized in three segments: Industrial, Finance, and New Businesses.

With headquarters in Brazil, its global operations focus on operations in base sectors of the economy: cement, mining and metallurgy (aluminum, zinc, and nickel), steel, pulp and paper, concentrated orange juice, and self-generation of energy.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 14, 2011 3:01 PM ET

Since 2008, PwC has supported youth education for thousands of students in Belize City through Project Belize. The project has helped students continue their education and has been an inspirational experience for our PwC participants.

Read the journals entries about how this remarkable program continues to impact thousands of students Belize, their teachers and the people of PwC.


video from in Energy
Jul 14, 2011 3:00 PM ET

Anatomy of a Distribution System is Chapter Three in the Anatomy of an Electric System video series. This chapter discusses how electricity is routed to your residence or business, explains the equipment on an electric distribution pole and related safety hazards, including what to do if an electric line falls on your vehicle.

Click here to view Chapter Four: Electricity and Your Home or Business

 

About AEP - American Electric Power
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of...


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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jul 14, 2011 2:30 PM ET
“Supply chains that focus on speed and costs tend to deteriorate over time.”
 
A quote taken from the 2004 Harvard Business Review study, Triple-A Supply Chain, this statement seemed contrary to the ‘efficiency drive’ of the times. Since then, an economic downturn and a now resurgence in demand have refocused the views of sustainable supply chain management.  This begs the question: Which SSCM philosophy rings true today?
 

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jul 14, 2011 2:00 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - July 14, 2011 - Governance & Accountability Institute today announces it has been appointed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) as its sole Data Partner for the USA as part of the global GRI Data Partner program.


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Jul 14, 2011 2:00 PM ET

Kiley Smith, Assurance manager from Philadelphia, offers a first person account of how her experience as a Corporate Responsibility Fellow in Santiago, Chile in 2010. In a recent issue of the Philadelphia Social Innovation Journal she described the experience: "Not only was I helping a dynamic business achieve its goals for growth, I was adapting to a different culture, learning the nuances to doing business in an emerging market and finding ways to engage and energize a diverse management team."


Blog from in Energy
Jul 14, 2011 1:00 PM ET

A new technology for the treatment of wastewater has been developed by General Electric, NRG Energy, and ConocoPhillips. The companies are supporting Israel-based Emefcy, developer of the Megawatter System, which uses bacteria to turn a regular wastewater treatment plant into an electricity-producing bioreactor that produces both clean water and electricity.

 


Long-Term Loan Agreement for Collection of Select Artifacts Highlights Wright’s Influence, Thought and Innovation

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 14, 2011 12:45 PM ET

 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Racine, Wis. - July 14, 2011 - Today SC Johnson and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announce a long-term loan agreement for the company to display a collection of artifacts highlighting Frank Lloyd Wright’s influence on families and the home. The agreement marks a new chapter in the Johnson family’s long history with the visionary architect. 


Blog from in Environment
Jul 14, 2011 12:00 PM ET

While the EU charges ahead with carbon trading, stricter environmental laws and better enforcement, we here in America hang our heads in shame. Our Federal government is in environmental denial and the media cries Cassandra. Al Gore goes to a highly-publicized meeting with President Obama to lobby for climate change mitigation, while Obama has still not honored his promise to reinstall solar panels on the White House roof.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jul 14, 2011 10:38 AM ET

University of Colorado, University of Texas, and North Carolina A & T . . . these are just some of the colleges that the first graduates of Ernst & Young's College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence) program will attend in the fall. You can learn more about our College MAP Scholars and their dreams for the future by reading this compilation of their best essays.

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