CSR News

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Dec 13, 2010 2:00 PM ET

Join us for a provocative session where we will explore how volunteers' "self-interest" is the solution to finding, keeping and managing volunteers.

Facilitators:  Chris Jarvis & Angela Parker

February 16, 2011
1 - 4 PM

Stevenson & Hunt Room
London Central Library 
251 Dundas St., London, ON


Target Audience: 
Volunteer Managers or Coordinators, Executive Directors, Board Members and/or anyone who wants to learn how to engage their volunteers to a greater level.

$50 for Pillar members
$65 for non-members


Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 13, 2010 1:00 PM ET

Presenter: Michael Arny, PE, MSME, LEED AP

When: Thursay December 16, 2010, 1:00 - 2:30 CST

Cost: $50/person

AIA/CES: 1.5 Hours | GBCI CE: 1.5 Hours

Register here.

Press Release from in Fashion & Apparel
Dec 13, 2010 9:20 AM ET

PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics' New "Gift Box J" is one of the YUMmiest gifts you can give this holiday season!  Each gift box contains four of PeaceKeeper's Exclusive Upscale YUM Glazes (Citrus, Blueberry, Strawberry, Raspberry), which are 95% Organic and certified "Food-Grade" by the USA: they're so organic, you can even eat them for breakfast!

PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics is the first cosmetics company to give donations to women's health advocacy and urgent human rights issues.  The company sources certain raw ingredients from farmers who live on a dollar a day in developing countries, and from local farmers in the northeastern United States.  For...

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

Blog from in Business & Trade
Dec 13, 2010 8:30 AM ET

Santa's making a list and he's checking it twice.  He's wondering if your business has been naughty or nice.  Has your organization delayed business sustainability strategies to see how the market responds before taking action? Has management been afraid to commit resources and capital to sustainability initiatives?  Or, has your businesses harnessed the organizational power of sustainability to deliver top and bottom line results? 

Press Release from
Dec 13, 2010 8:00 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.

Executive How-To Guide from the Network for Business Sustainability

Press Release from
Dec 13, 2010 8:00 AM ET
Summarizing 13,000 academic and industry sources, this report is the authoritative planning guide for senior CSR and HR leaders. Designed to help senior leaders ensure their company's focus on sustainability lasts even after they leave, the report, Embedding Sustainability in Organizational Culture, was commissioned by business leaders and written by a management researcher.

summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Dec 13, 2010 8:00 AM ET

This year, get a gift that’s truly special. The 2011 Show Us Your BRA!™ Calendar helps underserved breast cancer survivors get access to free breast prostheses and post-mastectomy bras. 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...

Blog from in Finance & Investment
Dec 10, 2010 3:07 PM ET

Lately, I have found that unusual conversations are occurring in unexpected places. For example, the Community Affairs staff at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston hosted a roundtable event this week on “Financing Disability Housing in New England”.

Blog from
Dec 10, 2010 2:45 PM ET

Our nation is obsessed with consumption, flooding highways, malls and superstores throughout the holiday season, each corporation vying for the biggest piece of the pie. This fixation with the bottom line poses a serious obstacle to companies trying to maximize not just their profits, but their contribution to social good. How can we institutionalize not just good business, but good deeds?

Blog from
Dec 10, 2010 2:15 PM ET

Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI”  The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience.  The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold:

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Dec 10, 2010 2:15 PM ET

A picture is worth a thousand words. There’s a reason this is a cliché - we’ve all heard it before. Why then, do we often overlook this simple truth when it comes to environmental marketing and advertising?

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

Blog from
Dec 10, 2010 1:15 PM ET

What is numerology?  It is the study of numbers, as the figures designating the year of one's birth, to determine their supposed influence on one's life, and future.  

by Sarah Gilberg, Information Systems Associate, and Jim Vallette, Senior Researcher, Healthy Building Network

Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Dec 10, 2010 12:01 PM ET

by Sarah Gilberg, Information Systems Associate, and Jim Vallette, Senior Researcher, Healthy Building Network

The word of the year 2010 is transparency.   Credit its prominence to the modern James Bondian figure Julian Assange and his WikiLeaks divulgence of state secrets.  But WikiLeaks’ efforts have done as much to cloud the debate over transparency as they have to shed light on matters that impact our daily lives. 

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

Blog from
Dec 10, 2010 9:40 AM ET

In our professional consulting practice, we find that small business is often, by design, perfectly suited for sustainability implementation.  Direct interactions over the years with these organizations reveal that small enterprises are typically more intimately connected to their stakeholders.  By this, we mean that small businesses are: