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

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Nov 23, 2010 10:45 AM ET

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.” ~ William Arthur Ward


Social Biz Offers The 46664 Bangle on a Not-For-Profit Basis

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Nov 23, 2010 10:00 AM ET

Elegant Roots, an online boutique offering urban sleek designs in jewelry, accessories, and home accents -- and always green -- is proud to announce a new offering: The 46664 Bangle. In support of the 46664 campaign of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, focusing on global social issues such as poverty, hunge, unemployment, education,gender inequality, discrimination, and HIV Aids prevention. The 46664 Bangle initiative aims to create jobs for the less fortunate and also spreads awareness of the 46664 campaign. "Now it is in your hands."


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

Press Release from
Nov 23, 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

Register now!


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Nov 23, 2010 8:00 AM ET

The Imagine Cup is Microsoft’s annual student technology competition that asks students from around the world to combine their creativity and passion for technology to help solve the toughest problems.  Personally, it’s one of my favorite events that Microsoft puts on for students. Every year I am blown away by the quality and sophistication of the students’ projects and the inspiration the competition evokes to improve lives around the world.


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Nov 22, 2010 4:15 PM ET

Monika Mitchell, Executive Director of Good Business International, continues her "Economy of Trust Leadership" series with Raj Sisodia co-Founder of the growing movement Conscious Capitalism. "Business is not just about maximizing profits," says marketing guru and author of "Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose."


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

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Nov 22, 2010 2:46 PM ET

How attached are you to your ideas?  To your business plan? Let's get more specific.  Are you attached to results - whether that is growth or profit or are you attached to how you get there?  Does it matter?


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Nov 22, 2010 2:45 PM ET

In the past three years, nine U.S. communities have received national honors for their efforts to blend economic, environmental, and social priorities and to advance the community’s overall sustainability and success.


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Nov 22, 2010 1:40 PM ET

GivingBands® were used for the Tails of Hope 10th Anniversary Tribute Commemorating & Celebrating the Canine Search & Rescue Community of 9/11.

The unveiling of their new Legacy Tribute Charm at Macy’s was a great success. Macy’s Vice President, Ericka Murphy-Kazinci was there to receive the charm.

They gave the GivingBands® to attendees who gave a small donation to the cause. “Worked like a charm!” says Barbara Ela, Acting Executive Director, 9/11 10th Anniversary Search and Rescue Tribute.


Sponsored by: World Centric, Common Ground, Palo Alto Green Energy and Compost Initiative, Silicon Valley Action Network and Transition Palo Alto

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Nov 22, 2010 1:30 PM ET

Tuesday, November 30th at 7-9 PM

 
Free and open to the public.  Featured Film:  DIRT! the Movie, narrated by Jaime Lee Curtis, brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impacts of soil. It shares the stories of experts from all over the world who study and are able to harness the beauty and power of a respectful and mutually beneficial relationship with soil.
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
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Microsoft invites students to solve real-world problems with technology

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 22, 2010 12:45 PM ET

Today, Microsoft launched Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems through technology. IGOs, NGOs and non-profits will now be able to crowd-source ideas from brilliant and passionate students competing in the Microsoft’s global tech competition, the Imagine Cup, to develop solutions that address their needs.


Cause Marketing that Really Gives Back for the Holiday Season and Beyond: What Companies Need to Know

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Nov 22, 2010 12:30 PM ET
Doing well by doing good: it’s not just a corporate catch phrase or nice-to-do anymore, it’s a must do for a growing number of businesses. With Pepsi cancelling its 23 year stint of Super Bowl commercials to instead invest $20 million in a philanthropic social media project, it is safe to say that social responsibility has gone mainstream.
 
A growing number of consumers expect businesses to not only “do good” but to provide opportunities for them to give back to causes that resonate with them.  And to be more open, innovative and collaborative about how they do it.  Cone recently found that 83% of consumers (85% of those aged 18-24 years) wish more of the products, services and retailers that they use would support causes and 80 % of consumers (...

Press Release from
Nov 22, 2010 11:45 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
Nov 22, 2010 11:08 AM ET

For years, when it comes to cause marketing, brands have focused the lion's share of attention on women. According to the new Advertising Age article, that's a huge mistake.


12-part series looks at the impact of corporate social responsibility on publicly traded companies.

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Nov 22, 2010 10:50 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA / New York, NY - November 22, 2010 -  3BL Media, the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability communications, has recently launched CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider. The 12-part video series will give an overview of how corporate social responsibility is affecting the bottom line of public companies, and how investors and traders need to include CSR in their decision-making.


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