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

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 2, 2012 7:00 AM ET
 
Our sustainability consulting spends a considerable amount of time speaking and writing about innovation.  It seems to be the hot topic that can, at times, get to be a little bit overwhelming.  However, like many of our peers, we believe that motivated and enabled creativity is one of the key ingredients to business sustainability. Thus, we explore the many avenues businesses are utilizing to stimulate innovation.

By Mike Ducker President, FedEx Express International

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 1, 2012 5:15 PM ET

In response to Hurricane Sandy, FedEx is making a $1.2 million pledge in support of several organizations working hard to bring relief to the region impacted by the storm. We are extremely concerned about the well-being of our team members, our customers and the communities we serve in the northeast. Supporting disaster response organizations is one way to demonstrate this concern.


Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 1, 2012 4:00 PM ET

Flavored spirits are an important and growing consumer trend. Vodka has been at the forefront of this trend with a 10 year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16%. Flavored vodkas are currently over 9M cases and make up 15% of the total vodka segment. They are driving growth of the vodka category overall.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 1, 2012 11:30 AM ET

TORONTO, November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Recently, 3BL Media attended the Canadian GRI conference at the Toronto Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Jean-Philippe Renaut, Senior Corporate Advisor, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at Dessau and discuss the latest trends in sustainability reporting and ESG disclosure in the USA and internationally.


Article from in Environment
Nov 1, 2012 11:20 AM ET

Southwest Airlines Ranks Sixth in Newsweek’s Green Rankings in Transportation and Logistic Sector

Newsweek announced its 2012 Green Rankings on October 22, which is the fourth annual evaluation of America’s 500 largest publicly traded companies and 500 largest companies internationally.  Southwest Airlines ranked 129 out of 500 and ranked sixth in our sector of Transportation & Logistics!  Congratulations to all our Employees who help us go Green and save Green!!


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 1, 2012 11:15 AM ET

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ – In response to the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast of the United States, General Mills and the General Mills Foundation today announced a commitment of $250,000 to aid disaster relief efforts. The financial commitment will be made to the American Red Cross and Feeding America.  Of the total contribution, $125,000 will go to the American Red Cross and $125,000 will go to Feeding America to help the communities that were devastated by the storm that has claimed more than 100 lives from Haiti to Canada.


Team Depot Assessing Community Damage; Planning Community Clean Up and Rebuilding Projects

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 1, 2012 11:10 AM ET

ATLANTA, November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Home Depot® Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Home Depot®, today announced it will donate $1 million to the immediate relief, recovery and long-term rebuilding efforts in the Northeast in the wake of the widespread damage by Superstorm Sandy.  Donations are immediately being issued to the Red Cross, Team Rubicon, and Operation Homefront:


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 1, 2012 11:00 AM ET

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed $1.2 million in cash and in-kind transportation to support hurricane relief efforts across the northeast corridor of the United States. Existing relationships with humanitarian organizations will allow FedEx to lend transportation and logistics expertise to support several agencies in their vital relief work following the devastation.


Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 1, 2012 10:40 AM ET

TORONTO, November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Recently, 3BL Media attended the Canadian GRI conference at the Toronto Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Kristine MacPhee of Environmental Resources Management and discuss the latest trends in sustainability reporting and ESG disclosure in the USA and internationally.


Blog from in Environment
Nov 1, 2012 10:00 AM ET

As part of the Community Environmental Council’s long running Partnership Council Breakfast series, the Santa Barbara based non-profit invited UCSB Professor and internationally renowned agri-food systems expert David Cleveland and Sustainable Food Systems Consultant and Innovator 


A Transformative Approach to Innovation, Strategy, and Results

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 1, 2012 9:35 AM ET

The Natural Step Canada’s Level 1 Sustainability Course: Foundations in Strategy is an opportunity to apply the core concepts of sustainability.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 1, 2012 9:30 AM ET

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Lilly Foundation is donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts in affected areas of the United States. Additionally, the foundation is contributing a $1 match for every dollar donated by Lilly employees to the American Red Cross or Salvation Army.

Following is a statement from Robert L. Smith, president, Lilly Foundation:


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