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

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Dec 7, 2010 9:19 AM ET

In the excitement of a possible turn in the economy, many professionals are rightfully enthusiastic about their company's growth opportunities.  While the prospect of business growth can be  exiting,  if left unmanaged, uncontrolled growth can also be a business sustainability risk.


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Dec 7, 2010 9:00 AM ET

All4One Alliance has the perfect gift for all the women on your list – the 2011 Show Us Your BRA!™ Calendar. This unique wall calendar features “bra-art” designs by celebrities including singer, India.Arie and fashion designer, Rebecca Minkoff, as well as local artists. The original, often-humorous bra-art images are accompanied by inspirational quotes and helpful breast health tips and reminders.

 
The best part of this gift though, is that it gives twice – 100% of the proceeds from your $15 purchase of the calendar benefit the All4One Alliance, a partnership of four nonprofit organizations which provide free breast...

Broad Improvement: Top-Scoring Nike Improves, Five Others Surge More Than 20 Points Non-Profit Group To Sharpen Public Policy Focus in Future Scoring

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Dec 7, 2010 7:00 AM ET
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) MANCHESTER, NH - December 7, 2010 - Climate Counts scores improved 14% over 2009 according to its latest review of 90 top companies’ climate commitment. Nike had the top score for the third straight year but other companies are closing the gap; eleven companies now score over 75 points out of a possible 100.
 

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Dec 6, 2010 6:50 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Santa Barbara, Calif. -- December 4, 2010 – Embracing the holiday spirit, Be Green participated in the 25th Annual Kathy Ireland Children’s Holiday Celebration. Over 200 orphans from Los Angeles and Orange counties participated in the festivities at Yard House, who was the host of this year’s event. Be Green attended the event and also donated their compostable products to be used during the celebration.


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Dec 6, 2010 6:43 PM ET

While you choose your holiday gifts, and also plan for some personal reading time, you might be interested in recommendations from CSR and nonprofit leaders. You can also check back to What CSR and Nonprofit Leaders are Reading Part I and Part II from summer’s end. William A.


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Dec 6, 2010 5:53 PM ET

A solutions manager for UPS lays the foundation upon which disaster relief is built, thinking about long-term goals and the permanence of effective supply chains.

Read the full article on Air Cargo World......http://bit.ly/htrlkM

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Benefits include greater access to school meals linked to achievement for students

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Dec 6, 2010 2:53 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md., - December 6, 2010 - Sodexo applauds the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which Congress passed paving the way for more children to get healthy, nutritious school meals and to fight childhood obesity.


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

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Dec 6, 2010 2:49 PM ET

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” –John F. Kennedy


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Dec 6, 2010 12:22 PM ET

An Investment News article entitled "Impact Investing is poised to experience growth surge" discusses the Mission Markets Platform and Impact Assets Global 50, an organization that introduces foundations and asset managers to opportunities in the impact-investing space. According to Ron Cordes, founder of Impact Assets Global 50, Mission Markets will serve as a resource for the asset managers on his platform. Here is a quote from the article:


Business Committee for the Arts National Triennial Survey

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Dec 6, 2010 12:00 PM ET

Emily Peck, Manager, Business Committee for the Arts contributes a guest blog to the CECP Blog revealing the results of the "2010 BCA Triennial Survey of Business Support to the Arts." Conducted by Shugoll Research, this is the only survey in the United States that tracks support from small, midsize, and large companies to provide the most complete view of the arts funding landscape from businesses nationwide. Peck compares and contrasts the findings in this study to the findings in CECP's Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition data report.


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Dec 6, 2010 11:00 AM ET

Timberland is searching for a Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Apply online at www.timberland.com


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

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Dec 6, 2010 10:44 AM ET

Failure to foresee the financial risk and resulting challenges of the economic slowdown are believed by many to have been a contributing factor to many of the challenges businesses faced.  Executives and their companies were playing catch-up when they could have been focused on implementing a set of predefined mitigation strategies.


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Dec 6, 2010 10:30 AM ET

Featuring some of the most prominent leaders in business, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy's membership includes more than 180 CEOs and chairpersons, and their companies account for more than 40% of reported corporate giving in the United States.


Boston College research goes behind the scenes to look at CSR structure and strategies

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Dec 6, 2010 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. - December 6, 2010 - Nobody wants to reinvent the wheel but everyone wants to know if someone has come up with a better way to build it.


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