By Lynette T. Owens
A team of four Erb students has just concluded a 14-month Master’s project with Banorte that represents not only a significant milestone in the bank’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) history but also the beginning of a long-term partnership between Banorte and the Erb Institute.
Un equipo de cuatro estudiantes del Instituto Erb acaba de concluir su proyecto de maestría de 14 meses con Banorte, lo cual no sólo constituye un importante logro en la historia de la Responsabilidad Social Corporativa (RSC) del Banco, sino también el inicio de una sinergia a largo plazo entre Banorte y el Instituto Erb.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 25, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact's My Island - My Community program is featured in an article by Andrea Downer, Panos London, on the organization's website. Launched in January 2010, the 12 country My Island – My Community program is using communications, networking and campaigns to encourage communities to confront the emerging consequences of climate change in the Caribbean.
Research and Insights from Leading Academics and Managers
Is your company "Giving Back", "Building Bridges" or "Changing Society"? This review of 568 academic and industry papers by management researcher Dr. Frances Bowen provides a three-step model for assessing and improving your current community engagement strategy.
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 by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
As the world increasingly investigates business sustainability actions related topics like climate change, consumer trends indicate that purchasers want to see more transparent and credible information on what companies are actually doing. This has many lead-edge companies reevaluating sales metrics, service levels, and what is ultimately driving consumer loyalty.
After trouncing its carbon-based competitors in Jeopardy, it seems Watson can answer nearly every question except one: "Where does Watson go from here?" To borrow a phrase from HAL 9000: I'm sorry, readers--I'm afraid it can't do that.
Leon Kaye writes extensively for the GoGreenPost - where sustainability meets sensible.
The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 25, 2011 - Numerous blizzards that pummeled the country and a financial crisis that has left millions without the ability to pay heating bills or purchase warm clothes, have made the need for warm winter coats more urgent than ever.
The report features 'Spotlights' on stories, looking in detail at how the Company's sustainability programme is making a difference for customers, employees, suppliers, communities & the environment
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) February 25, 2011 - Thomas Cook Group has published its Sustainability Report 2010: http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/ThomasCook/2011/?ID=36480.
Research Study on the Sustainability of Movie Producers, Publishers, Broadcasters & Advertisers
Southwest Airlines Commits to Converting from Diesel to Emission-Reducing Electric-Powered Ground Support Equipment
Southwest will open three new cities and every city thereafter with electric ground support equipment (GSE) on Day One. Over the past decade, Southwest has focused efforts on converting its diesel GSE fleet to environmentally-friendly electric-powered equipment. These modifications curb greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
In November 2010, GE held a Supplier Summit in Shanghai. Leaders from GE's global and business sourcing, labor, and environment, health and safety (EHS) teams came together with peer companies, suppliers, government and trade officials to share experiences. They discussed the challenges faced in securing safe and fair working conditions, as well as a better environment for workers and local communities in global supply chains.